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Human Leucocyte Antigen Supertypes And Immune Susceptibility To Hiv-1, Implications
(University of Nairobi, 2001-11-01)
The HLA A2/6802 Supertype Is Associated With Reduced Risk Of Perinatal Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Transmission. J I
(University of Nairobi, 2001-02-01)
Certain HLAs may, in part, account for differences in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) susceptibility by presenting conserved immunogenic epitopes for T cell recognition. The HLA supertype A2/6802 is associated ...
HIV-1-specific mucosal CD8+ lymphocyte responses in the cervix of HIV-1-resistant prostitutes in Nairobi
Understanding how individuals with a high degree of HIV exposure avoid persistent infection is paramount to HIV vaccine design. Evidence suggests that mucosal immunity, particularly virus-specific CTL, could be critically ...
Long distance truck drivers 2: Knowledge and attitudes concerning sexually transmitted diseases and sexual behaviour
(University of Nairobi, 1991)
Three hundred and thirty seven truck drivers, in transit from Mombasa to destinations within east and central Africa were interviewed on their knowledge on AIDS and sex practices using a pre-defined questionnaire. Nearly ...
Influence of HLA supertypes on susceptibility and resistance to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection.
Certain human leukocyte antigens, by presenting conserved immunogenic epitopes for T cell recognition, may, in part, account for the observed differences in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) susceptibility. To ...
Association of human rotavirus infection and intestinal rotavirus-specific immunoglobulin A in children with diarrhoea
(University of Nairobi, 1995-04)
The purpose of this study was to determine the role of intestinal specific rotavirus IgA antibody in protection against diarrhoea due to rotavirus infection. Stool from children aged below 5 years with diarrhoea who reported ...
Human leukocyte antigen class II DQ alleles associated with Chlamydia trachomatis tubal infertility.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate epidemiologic tubal infertility risk factors and the relationship between HLA class II alleles and Chlamydia trachomatis tubal infertility. METHODS: Forty-seven women with tubal infertility ...
Association between Mycoplasma genitalium and acute endometritis.
Up to 70% of cases of pelvic inflammatory disease do not have a known cause. We recruited 115 women who had presented to a clinic for sexually transmitted diseases in Nairobi, Kenya with pelvic pain that had persisted for ...
Validity of the vaginal discharge algorithm among pregnant and non-pregnant women in Nairobi, Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 2000-02)
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the validity of different algorithms for the diagnosis of gonococcal and chlamydial infections among pregnant and non-pregnant women consulting health services for vaginal discharge in Nairobi, ...
Association Between Cervical Shedding Of Herpes Simplex Virus And Hiv-1.aids
(University of Nairobi, 2002-12-06)
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between the cervical shedding of herpes simplex virus (HSV) and HIV-1. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study on 200 women seropositive for both HSV-2 and HIV-1 was conducted in a family ...