Browsing Research Articles (Medical Virology) by UP Author "Kiulia, Nicholas M."

Browsing Research Articles (Medical Virology) by UP Author "Kiulia, Nicholas M."

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  • Kiulia, Nicholas M.; Mwenda, Jason M.; Nyachieo, Atunga; Nyaundi, Julia K.; Steele, A.D. (Andrew Duncan); Taylor, Maureen B. (Oxford University Press, 2007-06)
    Human astroviruses (HAstV) have been commonly identified worldwide as important aetiological agents of acute gastroenteritis in all age groups including the young, elderly and immunocompromised. However, limited data exist ...
  • Wolfaardt, Marianne; Kiulia, Nicholas M.; Mwenda, Jason M.; Taylor, Maureen B. (Springer, 2011-02)
    A human astrovirus (HAstV) strain from Kenya was characterized by nucleotide sequence analysis. Sequences from open reading frame 1a (ORF1a) clustered with genotype 6/7, those from ORF1b clustered with genotype 3, and ...
  • Mans, Janet; Murray, Tanya Y.; Kiulia, Nicholas M.; Mwenda, Jason M.; Musoke, Rachel N.; Taylor, Maureen B. (Wiley, 2014-01)
    The human caliciviruses (HuCVs) are important causes of gastroenteritis worldwide. Norovirus (NoV) and sapovirus (SaV) have been detected in HIV-seropositive children but the genetic diversity of HuCVs circulating in these ...
  • Kiulia, Nicholas M.; Mans, Janet; Mwenda, J.M.; Taylor, Maureen B. (Springer, 2014-12)
    In this study, the prevalence and genotypes of noroviruses (NoVs) in selected water sources from rural, urban and refugee settings in Kenya were investigated. Ten litres each of river, household and borehole water ...
  • Kiulia, Nicholas M.; Nyaga, Martin M.; Seheri, Mapaseka L.; Wolfaardt, Marianne; Van Zyl, Walda B.; Esona, Mathew D.; Irimu, Grace; Inoti, Murithi; Gatinu, Bernard W.; Njenga, Peter K.; Taylor, Maureen B.; Nyachieo, Atunga (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization has recommended that rotavirus (RV) vaccines be included in all national immunization programs as part of a strategy to control RV-associated diarrheal diseases. Hospital-based ...