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Recent Submissions

  • Cojulun, Alicia Chang; Bustinduy, Amaya L; Sutherland, Laura J; Mungai, Peter L; Mutuku, Francis M; Muchiri, Eric M; Kitron, Uriel; King, Charles H (The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2015)
    Anemia represents a substantial problem for children living in areas with limited resources and significant parasite burden. We performed a cross-sectional study of 254 Kenyan preschool- and early school-age children in a ...
  • Kitron, Uriel; Mutuku, Francis M; LaBeaud, Angelle Desiree; Mungai, Peter L; Muinde, Jackson; Busaidy, Hajara; King, Charles H; Mukoko, Dustan; Bisanzio, Donal (Malaria Journal, 2015)
    Background: Malaria in coastal Kenya shows spatial heterogeneity and seasonality, which are important factors to account for when planning an effective control system. Routinely collected data at health facilities can be ...
  • Vu, David M; Banda, Tamara; Teng, Crystal Y; Heimbaugh, Chelsea; Muchiri, Eric M; Mungai, Peter L; Mutuku, Francis M; Brichard, Julie; Gildengorin, Ginny; Borland, Erin M; Powers, Ann M; Kitron, Uriel; King, Charles H; LaBeaud, A.Desiree (American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2017-01-01)
    Dengue virus (DENV) and West Nile virus (WNV) are important reemerging arboviruses that are underrecognized in many parts of Africa due to lack of surveillance. As a part of a study on flavivirus, alphavirus, and parasite ...
  • Singer, Monica Nayakwadi; Heath, Claire; Muinde, Jackson; Gildengorin, Virginia; Mutuku, Francis M; Vu, David; Mukoko, Dustan; King, Christopher L; Malhotra, Indu J; King, Charles H; LaBeaud, A.Desiree (Pediatrics, 2017-04-04)
    ACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Streptococcus pneumoniae is a leading cause of mortality before age 5, but few studies examine details of childhood response to pneumococcal vaccine in less-developed settings. Although malnutrition, ...
  • Waggoner, Jesse; Heath, Claire Jane; Ndenga, Bryson; Mutuku, Francis; Sahoo, Malaya K; Mohamed-Hadley, Alisha; Vulule, John; Mukoko, Dustan; LaBeaud, A.Desiree; Pinsky, Benjamin A (2017-07-29)
    O’nyong-nyong virus (ONNV), an alphavirus closely related to chikungunya virus (CHIKV), has been the documented cause of two large outbreaks in east Africa; however, little is known about the contribution of ONNV to cases ...