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    • Zambia: A Narrative Review of Success and Challenges in Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination 

      Chimfwembe, Kingford; Shirley, Hugh; Baker, Natalie; Wamai, Richard (University of Nairobi, 2024)
      The establishment of the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF) to stop the transmission of infection has significantly reduced the incidence of lymphatic filariasis, a debilitating mosquito-borne ...
    • Zea mays pollen for the optimization of colony rearing of Anopheles arabiensis Patton (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquitoes under laboratory conditions 

      Mukabana, R W; Yugi, J O; Ochanda, H (University of Nairobi, 2015)
      Background & objectives: Supplements that make food source attractive are crucial as they enhance consumption and optimize on nutrient acquisition from the said foodstuff. In this study we evaluate phagostimulatory effect ...
    • Zidovudine to prevent mother-to-infant HIV transmission in developing countries: any questions? 

      Van der Stuyft, P; Boelaert, M; Temmerman, M (University of NairobiCollege of Health Sciences,University of Nairobi, 1998-09)
    • Zika Virus Circulates at Low Levels in Western and Coastal Kenya 

      Gobillot, Theodore A; Kikawa, Caroline; Lehman, Dara A; Kinuthia, John; Drake, Alison L; Jaoko, Walter; Mandaliya, Kishorchandra; John-Stewart, Grace; McClelland, R Scott; Overbaugh, Julie (University of Nairobi, 2020)
      Background: Zika virus (ZIKV) was discovered over 70 years ago in East Africa, but little is known about its circulation and pathogenesis there. Methods: We screened 327 plasma samples collected 2-12 months after febrile ...
    • Zinc and copper content of foods used in vegetarian diets. 

      Freeland-Graves, JH; Ebangit, ML; Bodzy, PW (College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, 1980)
      The zinc and copper content of seventy-four foods was determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometry. Each of these foods was reported to have been consumed by practicing vegetarians. Legumes, seeds, nuts, whole grains, ...
    • ZnO nanoparticles induced exopolysaccharide production by B. subtilis strain JCT1 for arid soil applications. 

      Raliya, R; Tarafdar, JC; Mahawar, H; Kumar, R; Gupta, P; Mathur, T; Kaul, RK; Kumar, Praveen; Kaliya, A; Gautam, R; Kaliya, A; Gautam, R; Singh, SK; Gehlot, HS. (University of Nairobi, 2014-02)
      ZnO nanoparticle induced exopolysaccharide (EPS) production from Bacillus subtilis strain JCT1 (NCBI GenBank Accession No. JN194187) is a novel approach for arid soil applications. In the series of investigations, ...
    • The 'α-synucleinopathy syndicate': multiple system atrophy and Parkinson's disease 

      Jeswinder, Sian-Hulsmann; Riederer, Peter (University of Nairobi, 2023)
      Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Parkinson's diseases (PD) are elite members of the α-synucleinopathy organization. Aberrant accumulations of the protein α-synuclein characterize them. A plethora of evidence indicates the ...
    • αEβ7, α4β7 and α4β1 integrin contributions to T cell distribution in blood, cervix and rectal tissues: Potential implications for HIV transmission 

      Perciani, CT; Jaoko, W; Farah, B; Ostrowski, MA; Anzala, O; MacDonald, KS; KAVI-ICR Team. (University of Nairobi, 2018)
      Cell surface expression of α4β7, α4β1 and αEβ7 integrins play a key role in T cell distribution. Understanding the contribution of integrins to the density and ratios of CD4+: CD4negT cell at the portals of entry for HIV ...
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      Unknown author (2013)
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      Awori, MN; Ogendo, SWO; Gitome, SW; Ong'uti, SK; Obonyo, NG (2007)
      Background: Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a significant cause of death amongst infants. The timing of treatment in relation to the natural history of the disease correlates with the treatment outcome. Objectives: To ...
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      Unknown author (2013-04-24)
      Background: Road traffic injuries continue to exert a huge burden on Kenya’s healthcare services. Over 134,000 crashes occur on the Kenyan roads killing more than 2,600 and seriously injuring 11,000 people annually. Injury ...
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      Odhiambo, W. A.; Chindia, M. L.; Guthua Symon W; Macigo Frrancis G. (2008-03)
      Objective: To determine the pattern and characteristics of patients admitted with firearm injuries (FAls) and establish the morbidity and mortality associated with' these injuries. Design: Retrospective cross-sectional ...