Browsing RP-Department of Agricultural Sciences and Technology by Author "Runo, S.M."
Praziquantel sensitivity of Kenyan Schistosoma mansoni isolates and the generation of a laboratory strain with reduced susceptibility to the drug Runo, S.M.; Mwangi, Ibrahim N.; Cupit, Pauline M.; Cunningham, Charles; Sanchez, Melissa C.; Mkoji, Gerald M. (Elsevier, 2014)Schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease caused by blood-dwelling flukes of the genusSchistosoma. While the disease may affect as many as 249 million people, treatment largely relies on a single drug, praziquantel. ...