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Anemia among Children Exposed to Polyparasitism in Coastal Kenya
(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 ...
Rift Valley Fever Seroprevalence in Coastal Kenya
(The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2017)
Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) causes severe disease in both animals and humans, resulting in significant economic and public health damages. The objective of this study was to measure RVFV seroprevalence in six coastal ...
Dengue and west Nile virus transmission in children and adults in coastal Kenya
(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 ...
Characterization and productivity profiles of Aedes aegypti (L.) breeding habitats across rural and urban landscapes in western and coastal Kenya
(BioMed Central, 2017)
Aedes aegypti, the principal vector for dengue and other emerging arboviruses, breeds preferentially in various man-made and natural container habitats. In the absence of vaccine, epidemiological surveillance and vector ...
Use of prospective hospital surveillance data to define spatiotemporal heterogeneity of malaria risk in coastal Kenya
(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 ...