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Pathological Characteristics of Prostate Carcinoma in Archival Tissues at the Africa Inland Church Kijabe Hospital, Kiambu County – Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-06)
Prostate carcinoma (PCa) is the leading cancer among middle and elderly men worldwide. It accounts for 15% of all cancer cases and 6.6% of all cancer associated-deaths in men. PCa is a leading cause of cancer burden among ...
Expression of fcyrilll, cr3 intracellular tumor necrosis factor-alpha and nitric oxide production by monocytes from children with plasmodium falciparum malaria
Malaria is a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in tiub-Saharan Africa. Most of the mortality is the result of severe Plasmodium falciparum (P. falciparum) disease complications such as severe malarial anemia ...
Haematological reference intervals for adolescents and adults in nakuru county, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2018-05)
The haematologic reference intervals are important in the assessment of health and diseases conditions in a certain population and they vary with to age, sex, altitude and genetic. The current study intended to establish ...
Consistency of stools as an indicator of type of intestinal parasites harboured by patients with abdominal pain at Kenyatta National hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
Abdominal pain is a common problem reported to clinicians for various ailments. Hospital records in Kenya show that high percentage of patients suffers from abdominal pain. Among the causes of abdominal pain are intestinal ...
The swain-langley and McCoy blood group polymorphisms of complement receptor 1: role in severe plasmodium falciparum malaria
(Kenyatta University, 2009-11)
Anti-leishmanial activity of acacia mellifera (leguminosae: momosoideae) against leishmania Major
Leishmaniasis is a major group of parasitic diseases in the tropical regions. Their public health importance requires integrated measures in order to ensure effective control of the disease. Chemotherapy is the mainstay ...
Transmission dynamics of Human Rift Valley Fever virus in Ijara District, Garrissa county, Kenya
Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is an emerging viral disease which causes among other problems severe hemorrhagic syndrome, retinitis and meningo-encephalitis in humans. The disease was previously thought to be a disease of animals ...
Isolation of recurrent mycobacteium isolates from sputum smear negative relapse at the central reference tuberculosis laboratory in Nairobi, Kenya
Pregnant women have increased susceptibility to malaria infection. In these women, malaria parasites are frequently found sequestered in the placental intervillous spaces, a condition referred to as placental malaria (PM). ...
Efficacy of Crude Extracts from Allium Sativum, Callistemon Citrinus and Moringa Stenopetala of Kenya against Leishmania Major
Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is endemic in more than 80 countries worldwide and it causes skin ulcers and disfigurement. Leishmania major causes CL in Kenya and its drugs are expensive, toxic and require prolonged use. ...
Antimicrobial Resistant Escherichia Coli Genes in Children Aged Below Five Years Presenting with Diarrhoea at Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2015-10)
Diarrhoea is one of the leading causes of illness and death among children in developing countries, where an estimated 1.3 billion episodes and 4 to 10 million deaths occur each year in children less than 5 years of age. ...