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Leishmania donovani parasites in the nasal secretions, tonsillopharyngeal mucosa, and urine centrifugates of visceral leishmaniasis patients in Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 1993)
In the early 1930s, investigators of visceral leishmaniasis stated that Leishman-Donovan bodies are found in body fluids of kala-azar patients, for example, in urine, feces, semen, and nasal and pharyngeal secretions. Based ...
Polyphenols of Ximenia americana var. caffra.
(University of Nairobi, 1994)
Phenolic compounds were extracted from the roots of the medicinal plant, X. americana var. caffra, collected from Kenya. The crude root extract inhibited the growth of Staphylococcus aureus.
Financing health care in Kenya: background and framework for strategic planning. - See more at: http://www.popline.org/node/337816#sthash.NItTizLv.dpuf
(University of Nairobi, 1992)
The authors adapt the strategic planning process to the public health sector with the goal of providing advisory policy support to the Government of Kenya on healthcare financing reform. This document is not a strategic ...
Emergency contraception in Nairobi, Kenya: knowledge, attitudes and practices among policymakers, family planning providers and clients, and university students.
To gauge knowledge, attitudes, and practices about emergency contraception in Nairobi, Kenya, we conducted a five-part study. We searched government and professional association policy documents, and clinic guidelines and ...
Defects in resting metabolic rates and mitochondrial respiration in Kwashiorkor and dietary obese rats
Resting metabolic rates have been measured and compared with hepatic mitochondrial respiration in Kwashiorkor and diet-induced obese weaned rats. In Kwashiorkor, resting metabolic rate was 21% lower than the value of ...
Coagulase-negative staphylococci in normal and chronically inflamed conjunctiva
(University of Nairobi, 1995-12)
This study examines the prevalence of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species in normal and mildly inflamed conjunctiva, their sensitivity to antibiotics, and their relationship to the remaining flora. PATIENTS AND ...
Aerobic and facultative bacterial isolates from blood cultures of children with clinically diagnosed septicaemia
A total of 120 sets of blood cultures were performed aerobically from 60 children with clinically diagnosed septicaemia at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi. Out of these, 36 (30%) sets from 19 (31.7%) patients yielded ...
Effect of an aqueous extract of Azadirachta indica on the immune response in mice.
(University of Nairobi,, 1999)
Because of the very wide spectrum of infectious and non-infectious diseases for which preparations from Azadirachta indica are said to be efficacious, it was suspected that a general immunopotentiating ability could be ...
Viral etiology and epidemiology of acute respiratory infections in children in Nairobi, Kenya.
Acute respiratory infection (ARI) is the most common cause of illness and death in young children worldwide. Because of inadequate laboratory facilities and financial resources the etiological agents responsible for most ...