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High Rates of O ’ Nyong Nyong and Chikungunya Virus Transmission in Coastal Kenya
(PLOS Neglected Tropical Disease, 2015-02-06)
Background Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) and o’nyong nyong virus (ONNV) are mosquito-borne alpha- viruses endemic in East Africa that cause acute febrile illness and arthritis. The objectives of this study were to measure ...
Age-Stratified Profiles of Serum IL-6, IL-10, and TNF- a Cytokines among Kenyan Children with Schistosoma haematobium , Plasmodium falciparum , and Other Chronic Parasitic Co-infections
(The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2015)
In a study of children having polyparasitic infections in aSchistosoma haematobium– endemic area, we examined the hypothesis that S. haematobium–positive children, compared with S. haematobium–negative children (anti-soluble ...