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HIV Early Infant diagnosis, Measles, Polio, Ebola, Marburg, ZIKA, RVF, Dengue, Yellow Fever Hepatitis, Influenza and other viruses of health importance; Virus culture; BSL 3 containment facility;

  1. Dengue Outbreak in Mombasa City, Kenya, 2013-2014: Entomologic Investigations. Joel Lutomiah, Roberto Barrera, Albina Makio, James Mutisya, Hellen Koka, Samuel Owaka, Edith Koskei, Albert Nyunja, Fredrick Eyase, Rodney Coldren and Rosemary Sang, PLOS NTD.10.1371/journal.pntd.0004981.September 2016
  2. Arbovirus and insect-specific virus discovery in Kenya by novel six genera multiplex high-resolution melting analysis. Jandouwe Villinger, Martin K. Mbaya, Daniel Ouso, Purity N. Kipanga, Joel Lutomiah and Daniel K. Masiga. Molecular Ecology Resources doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12584 August 2016
  3. Mutations in the “a” determinant region of Hepatitis B virus genotype A among blood donors. EDNA Kemunto Lihana Raphael, Joseph Mwangi. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare Vol.6, No.14. 2016
  4. Prevalence of Hepatitis B virus infections among HIV infected individuals in Nairobi, Kenya. Lihana Raphael, Joseph mwangi East African Medical journal Vol 93, No 6(2016).
  5. Positive correlation of HIV Infection with Giardia Intestinalis assemblage B but not with assemblage A in asymptomatic Kenya children;6. Global genetic diversity of Aedes aegypti. Matey EJ, Lihana Songok EM. AIDS 15: 2885-7 2016
  6. Dengue Outbreak in Mombasa City, Kenya, 2013-2014: Entomologic Investigations. Joel Lutomiah, Roberto Barrera, Albina Makio, James Mutisya, Hellen Koka, Samuel Owaka, Edith Koskei, Albert Nyunja, Fredrick Eyase, Rodney Coldren and Rosemary Sang. PLOS NTD 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004981 September 2016
  7. Effects of Irrigation and Rainfall on the Population Dynamics of Rift Valley Fever and Other Arbovirus Mosquito Vectors in the Epidemic-Prone Tana River County, Kenya. R. Sang, J. Lutomiah, M. Said, A. Makio, H. Koka, E. Koskei, A. Nyunja, S. Owaka, D. Matoke-Muhia, S. Bukachi, J. Lindahl, D. Grace, B. Bett. Journal of Medical entomology December 2016.
  8. Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes in Kenya. MWANGI Joseph, Zipporah NGANGA, Solomon MPOKE, Raphael LIHANA, Joyceline KINYUA, Nancy LAGAT, Joseph MURIUKI, Rency Lel, Sheila KAGEHA, Saida OSMAN, and Hiroshi ICHIMURA, Arch Virol. (2016) 161:95–101. DOI 10.1007/s00705-015-2623-8
  9. Potential of DPPIV/CD26 usage as a surrogate marker for antiretroviral theraphy efficacy in HIV infected individuals. African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Vol 5, Issue 4 (AJPT-MR132-0816 January 2017. Ayub Maina, Mbugua J, Tratjman A, Keynan Y, and Songok EM.
  10. Evalutation of A Reverse Transcriptase (Rt) Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for Detection of Hepatitis C Genotypes 1-4 Viruses Under Limited Logistical Conditions. Goreti Atieno Omolo, Hans Nitschko, Raphael Lwembe, Alex Kattam Maiyo,Eddy Okoth Odari.Journal of Human Virology & Retrovirology Vol 5 Issue 2 February 2017.
  11. Bett B, Said MY, Sang R, Bukachi S, Wanyoike S, Kifugo SC, Otieno F, Ontiri E,Njeru I, Lindahl J, Grace D. Effects of flood irrigation on the risk of selected zoonotic pathogens in an arid and semi-arid area in the eastern Kenya. PLoS One. 2017 May 31;12(5):e0172626.
  12. Leach M, Bett B, Said M, Bukachi S, Sang R, Anderson N, Machila N, Kuleszo J, Schaten K, Dzingirai V, Mangwanya L, Ntiamoa-Baidu Y, Lawson E, Amponsah-Mensah K, Moses LM, Wilkinson A, Grant DS, Koninga J. Local disease-ecosystem-livelihood dynamics: reflections from comparative case studies in Africa. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2017 Jul 19;372(1725). pii: 20160163.
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