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Prevalence of Vaginal Candidiasis and Determination of the Occurrence of Candida Species in Pregnant Women Attending the Antenatal Clinic of Thika District Hospital, Kenya
Epidemiological monitoring of vaginal candidiasis infections associated with preterm delivery and death of the infant is highly desirable especially in pregnant women. The objectives were to… Expand
Identification and Susceptibility Profile of Vaginal Candida Species to Antifungal Agents among Pregnant Women Attending the Antenatal Clinic of Thika District Hospital, Kenya
Fungal infections have emerged as a worldwide health care problem in recent years, owing to the extensive use of broad-spectrum antibiotics. We screened 104 pregnant women with symptoms of vaginal… Expand
Bacterial Agents Causing Food Poisoning among Patients Attending Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya
Food poisoning is caused by the ingestion of contaminated food or water that contains microbial agents that cause illness or release their toxins onto the food. Examples of these microbial agents are… Expand
Occurrence of Aflatoxigenic Aspergillus Species in Peanut Varieties in Busia and Kisii Central Districts, Kenya
Recent studies have shown that peanuts in Kenya are highly contaminated with aflatoxins, however, information gaps exist on the characterization of the Aspergillus species that produce aflatoxins.… Expand
Occurrence of Aflatoxigenic Aspergillus Species in Various Varieties of Peanuts Produced in Western Kenya
Aflatoxin contaminates foods including peanuts. Aflatoxin is a carcinogenic toxin mainly produced bty Aspergillus flavus. Other Aspergillus species that rarely produce aflatoxins are A. nomius and A.… Expand
Oil Contents and Aflatoxin Levels in Peanuts Varieties Produced in Busia and Kisii Central Districts, Kenya
Busia and Kisii Central districts have repeatedly reported high levels of aflatoxins in foods. The objectives of the study were to determine oil contents and the relationship between oil contents and… Expand
Viosterol and Cod Liver Oil. Comparative Observations.
In 1924, Steenbock, Nelson and Black demonstrated that a diet complete except for vitamins A and D caused cessation of growth before the appearance of xerophthalmia. They stated that irradiation of… Expand