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Validity of the vaginal discharge algorithm among pregnant and non-pregnant women in Nairobi, Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 2000-02)
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the validity of different algorithms for the diagnosis of gonococcal and chlamydial infections among pregnant and non-pregnant women consulting health services for vaginal discharge in Nairobi, ...
Analysis of the various contribution sites. Journal of Dental Research, 2002.
(University of Nairobi,, 2002)
Active convulsive epilepsy in a rural district of Kenya: a study of prevalence and possible risk factors.
(University of Nairobi., 2008-01)
BACKGROUND: Few large-scale studies of epilepsy have been done in sub-Saharan Africa. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of, treatment gap in, and possible risk factors for active convulsive epilepsy in Kenyan people ...
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected women exhibit reduced interferon-gamma secretion after Chlamydia trachomatis stimulation of peripheral blood lymphocytes.
Epidemiologic, animal, and in vitro models suggest an important role for interferon (IFN)-gamma in the clearance of Chlamydia trachomatis infection. IFN-gamma in the supernatants of in vitro-stimulated peripheral blood ...
Human leukocyte antigen class II DQ alleles associated with Chlamydia trachomatis tubal infertility.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate epidemiologic tubal infertility risk factors and the relationship between HLA class II alleles and Chlamydia trachomatis tubal infertility. METHODS: Forty-seven women with tubal infertility ...
Association between Mycoplasma genitalium and acute endometritis.
Up to 70% of cases of pelvic inflammatory disease do not have a known cause. We recruited 115 women who had presented to a clinic for sexually transmitted diseases in Nairobi, Kenya with pelvic pain that had persisted for ...
Salivary human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1-specific immunoglobulin A in HIV-1-exposed infants in Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 2008-07)
Humoral immunity, and specifically immunoglobulin A (IgA) that is directed against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1, may contribute to protection against HIV-1 acquisition at mucosal surfaces. HIV-1-specific IgA has ...
Impact of HIV/AIDS on education in the sub-saharan Africa
(Univesity of Nairobi, 2004)
Neonatal septicaemia in low birth weight infants at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi
Objective: To quantify the burden of infection among low birth weight (LBW) infants at the new born unit (NBU) of Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), identify any risk factors, causative organisms and their antibiotic ...