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    • Clinical chemistry profiles in injection heroin users from Coastal Region, Kenya 

      Were, Tom; Wesongah, Jesca O; Munde, Elly; Ouma, Collins; Kahiga, Titus M; Ongecha-Owuo, Francisca; Kiarie, James N; Ahmed, Aabid A; Makokha, Ernest P; Budambula, Valentine (BioMed Central, 2014-07)
      Although the co-burden of injection drug use and HIV is increasing in Africa, little is known about the laboratory markers of injection drug use and anti-retroviral treatment (ART) in Kenyan injection drug users. This ...
    • Serum adiponectin in HIV-1 and hepatitis C virus mono- and coinfected Kenyan injection drug users 

      Ndombi, Eric M; Budambula, Valentine; Webale, Mark K; Musumba, Francis O; Wesongah, Jesca O; Mibei, Erick; Ahmed, Aabid A; Lihana, Raphael; Were, Tom (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Adiponectin is an important marker of anthropometric profiles of adipose tissue. However, association of adiponectin and adiposity in HIV mono- and co-infected and hepatitis (HCV) injection drug users (IDUs) has not been ...
    • Socio-demographic and sexual practices associated with HIV infection in Kenyan injection and non-injection drug users 

      Budambula, Valentine; Matoka, Charles; Ouma, James; Ahmed, Aabid A; Otieno, Michael F.; Were, Tom (BioMed Central, 2018-01)
      Substance use is increasingly becoming prevalent on the African continent, fueling the spread of HIV infection. Although socio-demographic factors influence substance consumption and risk of HIV infection, the association ...