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Practices, knowledge and risk factors of street food vendors in Uganda
Street food vendors in Kampala, Jinja and Masaka districts in Uganda were surveyed to assess risk factors, practices and knowledge of street food vendors with respect to food safety and hygiene. AExpand
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Survey of Brucella infection and malaria among Abattoir workers in Kampala and Mbarara Districts, Uganda
BackgroundBrucellosis is among the most widespread zoonotic infections estimated at 14% in Uganda. A cross-sectional study was conducted to estimate the sero-prevalence, risk factors of BrucellaExpand
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Prevalence of and factors associated with Brucella sero-positivity in cattle in urban and peri-urban Gulu and Soroti towns of Uganda
Brucellosis is a key zoonosis of major public health, animal welfare and economic significance, and is endemic in livestock in Uganda. A cross-sectional epidemiological study was carried out toExpand
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Brucella sero-prevalence and modifiable risk factors among predisposed cattle keepers and consumers of un-pasteurized milk in Mbarara and Kampala districts, Uganda.
BACKGROUND Brucellosis is an important zoonotic disease in developing countries yet it is often not recognized, goes unreported and does not attract public health action by these governmentsExpand
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Prevalence of adhesin and toxin genes in E. coli strains isolated from diarrheic and non-diarrheic pigs from smallholder herds in northern and eastern Uganda
BackgroundEnterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) significantly contribute to diarrhea in piglets and weaners. The smallholder pig producers in Uganda identified diarrhea as one of the major problemsExpand
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Changing Trends in Urban Agriculture in Kampala
Kampala in the 21st century is the showcase of Uganda’s economic, political and social transformation following the economic decay and civil war of the 1970s and 1980s. A capital city that reflectsExpand
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Risk assessment for Escherichia coli O157:H7 in marketed unpasteurized milk in selected East African countries.
We carried out a study to assess the risk associated with the presence of Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in informally marketed unpasteurized milk in urban East Africa. Data for the riskExpand
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Prevalence of porcine cysticercosis in the Lake Kyoga Basin, Uganda
BackgroundTaenia solium is a zoonotic helminth with the potential to cause life threatening epilepsy in people through the aberrant larval infection of the brain called Neurocysticercosis (NCC). TheExpand
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The sero-prevalence of brucellosis in cattle and their herders in Bahr el Ghazal region, South Sudan
Background Brucellosis is a worldwide recognized bacterial zoonotic disease. There is currently no information on bovine brucellosis sero-prevalence in South Sudan regardless of the economic, socialExpand
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Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Brucella Isolates in Cattle Milk in Uganda
Brucellosis is endemic in livestock and humans in Uganda and its transmission involves a multitude of risk factors like consumption of milk from infected cattle. To shed new light on the epidemiologyExpand
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