Washingtone Ochieng

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BACKGROUND Injection drug use is steadily rising in Kenya. We assessed the prevalence of both human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections among injecting heroin users (IHUs) at the Kenyan Coast. METHODS A total of 186 IHUs (mean age, 33 years) from the Omari rehabilitation center program in Malindi were consented and(More)
Strong and sustained immune response is central in AIDS vaccine research. Here, we use an in vitro model to describe correlation kinetics of virus replication and T-cell responses. Eighteen rhesus monkeys were recruited into Group-1 (controls) and groups 2 and 3 which were DNA-primed followed by adenovirus-vaccine boost via different routes. All animals(More)
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