Detection of West Nile virus in wild birds in Tana River and Garissa Counties, Kenya

@inproceedings{Nyamwaya2016DetectionOW,
  title={Detection of West Nile virus in wild birds in Tana River and Garissa Counties, Kenya},
  author={Doris Nyamwaya and Virginia Wang'ondu and J O Amimo and George N. Michuki and Moses Ogugo and Enoch Ontiri and Rosemary C. Sang and Johanna Lindahl and Delia Grace and Bernard Bett},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND West Nile fever virus is a zoonotic arboviral infection maintained in a sylvatic cycle involving mosquito vectors and birds. It is one the arboviruses whose geographical range is expanding because of climate and land use changes that enhance the densities of mosquitoes and promote mosquito-bird-human interactions. We carried out a survey to… CONTINUE READING