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    • Cryptosporidium species detected in calves and cattle in Dagoretti, Nairobi, Kenya 

      Kang’ethe, Erastus K; Mulinge, Erastus K; Skilton, Robert A; Njahira, Moses; Monda, Joseph G; Nyongesa, Concepta; Mbae, Cecilia K (Department of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineCentre for Microbiology Research,Bioscience eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute Hub (BecA-ILRI Hub),Nairobi, Kenya, 2012)
      A total of 1,734 cattle faecal samples from 296 dairy-keeping households were collected from urban settings in Nairobi, Kenya. Modified Ziehl–Neelsen staining method and an immunofluorescence assay were used to identify ...
    • Isolation of e. coli 0157:h7 from milk and cattle faeces from urban dairy farming and non dairy farming neighbour households in Dagoretti division, Nairobi, Kenya: prevalence and risk factors 

      Kang'ethe, E K; Onono, J O; Mcdermott, B; Arimi, Samuel M (Department of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2007)
      Objective: To estimate the prevalence of E. coli 0157:H7 in milk and cattle faecal samples dairy and non dairy neighbouring households and to relate this prevalence to the risk to human health. Design: Cross sectional ...
    • Outcome mapping for fostering and measuring change in risk management behaviour among urban dairy farmers 

      Nyangaga, Julius N; Grace, Delia; Kimani, Violet; Kiragu, Monica W; Langat, Alfred K; Mbugua, Gabriel; Mitoko, Grace; Kang’ethe, Erastus K (SpringerInternational Livestock Research Institute,Department of Community Health, University of Nairobi,Ministry of Livestock Development, Nairobi, KenyaCentre for Microbiological Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute,Department of Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi,, 2012)
      A study was undertaken to investigate and mitigate the risk from zoonotic Cryptosporidium associated with dairy farming in Dagoretti division, Nairobi, Kenya. Outcome mapping (OM), a relatively new tool for planning and ...