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Intracluster correlation of STD prevalence in a community intervention trial in Kenya
This study is a cluster-randomised, community intervention trial to measure the impact of female condom introduction on STD prevalence among Kenyan agricultural workers. The intracluster correlation coefficient of baseline ...
The effect of rapid HIV-1 testing on uptake of perinatal HIV-1 interventions: a randomized clinical trial
Objective We examined whether HIV-1 testing using a rapid assay increases the proportion of pregnant women obtaining HIV-1 results and the uptake of perinatal HIV-1 interventions. Methods Pregnant women attending ...
Female condom introduction and sexually transmitted infection prevalence: results of a community intervention trial in Kenya
Objective: To measure the impact on sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevalence of a female condom introduction and risk-reduction program at Kenyan agricultural sites. Design: We conducted a cluster-randomized trial ...
Theileria parva: Isolation of macroschizonts from in vitro propagated lymphoblastoid cells of cattle
A method for purifying macroschizonts of Theileria parva from bovine lymphoblastoid cells, propagated in vitro, was developed. This method involved three steps. First, the macroschizonts were liberated by disrupting host ...
HIV Type 1 Resistance in Kenyan Sex Workers Is Not Associated with Altered Cellular Susceptibility to HIV Type 1 Infection or Enhanced β-Chemokine Production
A small group of women (n = 80) within the Nairobi-based Pumwani Sex Workers Cohort demonstrates epidemiologic resistance to HIV-1 infection. Chemokine receptor polymorphisms and β-chemokine overproduction have been among ...