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The distribution of Vibrio parahaemolyticus serotypes in Kenyan seafish, shellfish, marine water and sediment
Vibrio parahaemolyticus was recovered from 74 of 912 marine samples screened for the organism. Of 74 isolates of V. parahaemolyticus obtained from marine fish, crustacean shellfish (prawns, lobster, crabs), and molluscan ...
Population dynamics of soil microorganisms in relation to proximity of termite mounds in Kenya
Microbial populations estimated in termite-affected soils show that bacteria and actinomycetes are most abundant during the wet season. The highest density of bacteria recorded was 106 and, of actinomycetes, 105g dry soil. ...
Mechanical strength of plaster casting bandages available in Kenya.
Five plaster of Paris casting bandages including Nairobi Enterprises, Salvagyps, Helm, Plasrun-gyps and Veronese, available on the Kenyan market were evaluated based on breaking strength. Helm plaster of Paris had a ...
Clinical trial of halofuginone lactate for the treatment of East Coast fever in Kenya
A field trial was undertaken to test the efficacy of halofuginone lactate in the treatment of East Coast fever under farming conditions in Kenya. The drug was administered orally at a dose of 1.2 mg/kg bodyweight and ...
Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli serotype O111:HNT isolated from preterm neonates in Nairobi, Kenya
This investigation was initiated as a consequence of several cases of diarrhea in a nursery ward for preterm babies in Nairobi, Kenya. Ten lactose-positive colonies were isolated from the stools of each of 30 neonates, ...
Market fish hygiene in Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 1982)
Vibrio parahaemolyticus was isolated from 53 out of 584 samples (9·1%) of market fish. All strains were Kanagawa negative and were distributed as follows: sea fish 5 out of 370 samples (1·4%), shellfish 48 out of 214 samples ...