LM Mayieka

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In some influenza surveillance systems, timely transport to laboratories for reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing is challenging.Guidelines suggest that samples can be stored at 4°Cfor up to 96 hours but the effect of longer storage times has not been systematically evaluated. We collected nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal(More)
Methods Ongoing surveillance for healthcare associated infections is conducted at three referral hospitals in Nairobi: Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) and Mbagathi District Hospital (MDH). We collected nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal samples from patients with new-onset fever (≥38°C) and(More)
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