Browsing by Author "Feikin, Daniel R."

Browsing by Author "Feikin, Daniel R."

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  • Ng'ang'a, Zipporah W.; Maina, Alice N.; Jiang, Ju; Omulo, Sylvia A.; Cutler, Sally J.; Ade, Fredrick; Ogola, Eric; Feikin, Daniel R.; Njenga, M. Kariuki,; Cleaveland, Sarah; Mpoke, Solomon; Breiman, Robert F.; Knobel, Darryn L.; Richards, Allen L. (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2014)
    Tick-borne spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsioses are emerging human diseases caused by obligate intracellular Gram-negative bacteria of the genus Rickettsia. Despite being important causes of systemic febrile illnesses ...
  • Ng'ang'a, Zipporah W.; Feikin, Daniel R.; Ope, Maurice O.; Aura, Barrack; Fuller, James A.; Gikunju, Stella; Vulule, John; Njenga, M Kariuki; Breiman, Robert F.; Katz, Mark (2012)
    OBJECTIVE: To estimate the burden and age-specific rates of influenza-associated hospitalization in rural western Kenya. METHODS: All 3924 patients with respiratory illness (defined as acute cough, difficulty in breathing ...
  • Ng'ang'a, Zipporah W.; Maina, Alice N.; Knobel, Darryn L.; Jiang, Ju; Halliday, Jo; Feikin, Daniel R.; Cleaveland, Sarah; Junghae, Muthoni; Breiman, Robert F.; Richards, Allen L.; Njenga, M. Kariuki (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012)
    To determine previous exposure and incidence of rickettsial infections in western Kenya during 2007–2010, we conducted hospital-based surveillance. Antibodies against rickettsiae were detected in 57.4% of previously collected ...
  • Ng'ang'a, Zipporah W.; Ope, Maurice O.; Katz, Mark A.; Aura, Barrack; Gikunju, Stella; Njenga, M. Kariuki; Vulule, John; Breiman, Robert F.; Feikin, Daniel R. (plosone, 2011)
    Background Risk factors for influenza hospitalization in Africa are unknown, including the role of HIV. Methods We conducted a case-control study of risk factors for hospitalized seasonal influenza among persons in ...
  • Ng'ang'a, Zipporah W.; Nderitu, Leonard; Lee, John S.; Omolo, Jared; Omulo, Sylvia; O'Guinn, Monica L.; Hightower, Allen; Mosha, Fausta; Mohamed, Mohamed; Munyua, Peninah; ; Hiett, Kelli; Seal, Bruce; Feikin, Daniel R.; Breiman, Robert F.; Kariuki, Njenga, M. (xford University Press, 2011-03)
    Background. During the Rift Valley fever (RVF) epidemic of 2006–2007 in eastern Africa, spatial mapping of the outbreaks across Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania was performed and the RVF viruses were isolated and genetically ...

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