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Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in eight African hospitals and Malta
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) poses a serious therapeutic problem worldwide, and its frequency in most African countries has not been reported. This study was aimed at determining the prevalence and ...
Human herpesvirus 8: seroprevalence and correlates in prostitutes in Mombasa, Kenya
Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) infection is very prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, but the role of sexual transmission has not been well characterized. HHV-8 seroprevalence and correlates were evaluated in a cohort of female ...
Khat (Catha edulis) reduces entylenetetrazol (PTZ) induced seizures
(University of Nairobi, 2003-08)
Reasons to study dentistry: present attitudes and career goals among university of Nairobi dental students.
(University of Nairobi, 2003-11)
Amplification of 1-amino-cyclopropane-1-carboxylic (ACC) deaminase from plant growth promoting rhizobacteria in Striga-infested soil
(University of Nairobi., 2003)
Experiments were conducted in pots to determine the growth effect of different rhizobacteria on maize under Striga hermonthica infestation. Three bacteria were selected based on their plant growth promoting effects. Whole ...
Bactericidal Activitry Of Moxifloxacin In Patients With Pulmonary Tuberculosis
(University of Nairobi, 2003)
Patients in Whom Acid-fast Bacilli Smear-positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis Was Newly Diagnosed Were Randomized To Receive 400 Mg Moxifloxacin, 300 Mg Isonaizid, Or 600 Mg Rifampin Daily For 5 Days. Sixteen-hour Overnight ...
Introducing criteria based audit into Ugandan maternity units
PROBLEM: Maternal mortality in Uganda has remained unchanged at 500/100 000 over the past 10 years despite concerted efforts to improve the standard of maternity care. It is especially difficult to improve standards in ...