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YearAbstract/PaperJournalAuthor(s)
2012 Functional Promoter Haplotypes of Interleukin-18 Condition Susceptibility to Severe Malarial Anemia and Childhood Mortality.

Infect. Immun., 80, (2) (American Society for Microbiology). Anyona, S.B.; Kempaiah, P.; Raballah, E.; Ouma, C.; Were, T.; Davenport, G.C.; Konah, S.N.; Vulule, J.M.; Hittner, J.B.; Gichuki, C.W.; Ong'echa, J.M.; Perkins, D.J.

2012 Participation of Clinical Officers in Preventive Health care services at Rural Health facilities in Kenya. ISSN 1022-9297 Volume 21, No.2 (Issue No.40), Bioline International. Karanja L. M, Kakai R.,Onyango R. O.

2012 Functional Haplotypes of Fc gamma (Fc?) receptor (Fc?RIIA and Fc?RIIIB) predict risk to repeated episodes of severe malarial anemia and mortality in Kenyan children. Human Genetics. 131(2): 289-299. Ouma C,  Davenport GC , Garcia S, Kempaiah P, Chaudhary A, Were T, Anyona SB, Raballah E, Konah SN, Hittner JB, Vulule JM, Ong’echa JM and Perkins DJ

2012 Water hyacinth eichornia crassipes (mart.) Solms-Laubach dynamics and succession in the Nyanza gulf of Lake Victoria (East Africa) Implications for water quality and biodiversity conservation. The Scientific World Journal. Gichuki, J., Omondi, R., Okurut, T., Matano, A., Boera, P., Jembe, T. and Ofulla A.

2012 Dose-effects of bednets impregnated with a natural pyrethrins formulations: Persistence, feeing inhibition, and wash resistance against Anopheles gambie s.s. Malaria Chemotherapy, Control and Elimination, Vol. 1. Sum, K., Vulule, J., Ouma, C., Mulaya, N., Jura, W.

2012 Urine makers of kidney disorders and their risk associations in HIV-infected patients in Nyanza Provincial General Hospital in Kisumu, Western Kenya. East Africa Medical Journal, Vol. 87, No.3. Opiyo, W., Ng'wena A. and Ofullo, A.

2012 Communicating African spirituality through ecology: Challenges and Prospects of the 21st Century. Journal of Religions. Religions. 3(2), 523-543. Gumo,S.,  S. O. Gisege, E. Raballah, C. Ouma

2012 Factors associated with non-adherence to Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) to malaria in a rural population from holoendemic region of western Kenya. BMC Infectious. 12: 143. Onyango EO, Ayodo G, Watsierah CA, Were T, Okumu W, Anyona BS, Raballah E, Okoth JM, Gumo S, Orinda GO, Ouma C.

2012 Dose-Effects of Bednets Impregnated with a Natural Pyrethrins Formulations: Persistence, Feeing Inhibition, and Wash Resistance against Anopheles gambie s.s. Malaria Chemotherapy, Control and Elimination. Vol. 1. Kefa S. Sum, John M. Vulule, Collins Ouma, Nicholas Mulaya, and Walter G.Z.O Jura

2012 Early age at time of primary Epstein-Barr virus infection results in poorly controlled viral infection in infants from western Kenya: Clues to the etiology of endemic Burkitt lymphoma. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 205 (6), 906-913. (Oxford Journals) Piriou, E.; Asito, A.S.; Sumba, P.O.; Fiore, N.; Middeldorp, J.M.; Moormann, A.M.; Ploutz-Snyder, R.; Rochford, R.

2012 Can Physical Activity and Dietary Fat Intake Influence Body Mass Index in a Cross-sectional Correlation Design? International Journal of Biological and Life Sciences. 8(3): 163-166. Omondi OD, Othoun AOL, Mbagaya, MG

2012 Predicting Dietary Practice Behaviour among Type 2 Diabetics Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour and Mixed Methods Design. International Journal of Biological and Life Sciences. 8(2): 117-125. Omondi OD, Walingo KM, Mbagaya, MG, Othoun AOL

2012 Zinc content and storage period in formulated African indigenous food products. Science Journal of Agricultural Research and Management. 2: 4-8. Habwe O. Florence, Walingo K. Mary, Jondiko J. Isaac, and Kiema M. Francis.

2012 Can Physical Activity and Dietary Fat Intake Influence Body Mass Index in a Cross-sectional Correlation Design? International Journal of Biological and Life Sciences. 8(3): 163-166. Omondi OD, Othoun AOL, Mbagaya, MG

2012 Predicting Dietary Practice Behaviour among Type 2 Diabetics Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour and Mixed Methods Design. International Journal of Biological and Life Sciences. 8(2): 117-125. Omondi OD, Walingo KM, Mbagaya, MG, Othoun AOL

2012 Zinc content and storage period in formulated African indigenous food products. Science Journal of Agricultural Research and Management. 2: 4-8. Habwe O. Florence, Walingo K. Mary, Jondiko J. Isaac, and Kiema M. Francis

2011 State of the globe: Tracking tuberculosis is the test of time. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases. 3(1): 1-3 Onyango RO.

2011 Body Composition and CD4 Cell Count of HIV Sero-Positive Adults Attending Out-Patient Clinic in Chulaimbo Sub-District Hospital, Kenya. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition. 10 (6): 582-588. Onyango AC, Walingo MK, Mbagaya GM, Kakai R

2011 Using Food Grade Lye “Omushelekha” in the Formulation of Health Products from Commonly Consumed African Indigenous Vegetables and Vegetable Combinations. Functional Foods in Health and Disease.  5: 189-197. Walingo MK, Habwe FO

2011 Relationship of the availability of micronutrient powder with iron status and anemia among women and children in the Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya. Food Nutr Bull :32(3): 286-91. Ndemwa P, Klotz CL, Mwaniki D, Sun K, Muniu E, Andango P, Okara S, Rah J, Kraemer K, Wilkinson C, Bloem MW, Pee S, Semba RD.

2011 Anthropometric and Dietary Profile of HIV Sero-positive Patients in Chulaimbo Sub-district, Kenya. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. 1(3): 34- 44. Onyango AC, Walingo MK, Mbagaya GM, Kakai R

2011 Functional Promoter Haplotypes of Interleukin-18 Condition Susceptibility to Severe Malarial Anemia and Childhood Mortality. Infection and Immunity. 79 (12): 4923-4932. Anyona S, Kempaiah P, Raballah E, Ouma C, Were T, Davenport G, Konah S, Vulule J, Hittner J, Gichuki C, Ong'echa J, and Perkins D

2011 Polymorphic variability in the 3' untranslated region (UTR) of IL12B is associated with susceptibility to severe anaemia in Kenyan children with acute Plasmodium falciparum malaria. BMC Genetics. 12 (1): 69. Ong’echa JM, Raballah E, Kempaiah P, Anyona SB, Were T, Davenport GC, Konah S, Vulule JM, Ouma C, Hittner JB, and Perkins DJ

2011 Prevelance and Academy Antimicrobial Susceptibility patterns of enteric bacteria isolated from water and fish in Lake Victoria basin of Western Kenya. World of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 75. Onyuka, J., Kaikai, R. Onyango, D., Arama, P., Gichuki, J., and Ofulla, A.

2011 Knowledge and Behavior as determinants of anti-malarial drug use in a peri-urban population from malaria holoendemic region of western Kenya. Malaria Journal 10(1):99. Watsierah CA, Jura WGZO, Kaseje D, Abon’go B, Ouma C

2011 Age-related differences in naturally acquired T cell memory to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 1. PLoS One: 6(9). Chelimo K, Embury PB, Sumba PO, Vulule J, Ofulla AV, Long C, Kazura JW, Moormann AM.

2011 The company malaria keeps: how co-infection with Epstein-Barr virus leads to endemic Burkitt lymphoma. Current Opinion on Infectious Diseases. 24(5):435-41. Moormann AM, Snider CJ, Chelimo K

2011 Suppression of circulating IgD+CD27+ memory B cells in infants living in a malaria-endemic region of Kenya. Malaria Journal., 10:362 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-10-362 (BioMed Central Ltd) Asito, A.S.; Piriou, E.; Jura, W.G.Z.O.; Ouma, C.; Odada, P.S.; Ogola, S.; Fiore, N.; Rochford, R.

2011 Comparison of Different Techniques for Processing and Preserving fish Rastrineobola argentea from Lake Victoria, Kenya. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 60, 1643-1647. Ofulla, A.V.O.; Onyuka, J.H.O.; Wagai, S.; Anyona, D.; Dida, G.O.; Gichuki, J.

2011 Prevalence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Enteric Bacteria Isolated from Water and Fish in Lake Victoria Basin of Western Kenya.

International Journal of Biological and Medical Sciences, 1(1), 6-13. Onyuka, J.H.O.; Kakai, R,; Onyango, D.M.; Arama, P.F.; Gichuki, J.; Ofulla, A.V.O.

2011 Genetic Structure of Hartebeest Populations Straddling a Transition Zone between Morphotypes. Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, 1(3), 131-149, (TextRoad Publication) Ouma, C.; Roca, A.L.; Were, T.; Raballah, E.O.; Oguge, N.O.; Jura, W.G.Z.O.; Ochieng, J.W.; Hanotte, O.; Georgiadis, N

2011 Effect of netting fabrics impregnated with different doses of natural pyrethrins-formulation against Anopheles gambiae. Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, 1(6), 500-508, (TextRoad Publication) Sum, K.S.; Vulule, J.M.; Mulaya, N.; Ouma, C.; Jura, W.G.Z.O.

2011 Factors enhancing vulnerability to HIV and AIDS among residents of central division, Moyale district. International Journal for Disaster Risk Reduction in Africa. 3(2): 67-69. Masinde D., Omuterema M.

2011 Cryptococcal meningitis among human immunodeficiency virus patients attending major hospitals in Kisumu, Western Kenya. Archives of Clinical Microbiology 2 (1):1-6. Kanji SS, Kakai R, Onyango RO

2011 Causes of injuries resulting in a visit to the emergency department of a Provincial hospital in western Kenya. African Health Sciences. II: 254-260. Ogendi JO, Ayisi JG

2011 State of the globe: Tracking tuberculosis is the test of time. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases / Jan-Mar 2011 / Vol-3 / Issue-1: 1-3. Onyango R.O.

2011 Community Attitudes Towards Male Involvement in Home Based Care Activities for People Living with HIV and AIDS in Maseno Division, Western Kenya. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology Vol. 3(11), pp. 503-512. Makori, R. K.  Onyango R. O.  Kakai R., and Osero, J. O. S

2010 Elevated anti-Zta IgG levels and EBV viral load are associated with site of tumor presentation in emdemic Burkitt’s lymphoma patients: A case control study, Infectious Agents and Cancer, 5: 13, doi:10.1186/1750-9378-5-13 (BioMed Central), Asito, A.S.; Piriou, E.; Odada, P.S.; Fiore, N.; Middeldorp,; J.M.; Long, C.; Dutta, S.; Lanar, D.E.; Jura, W.G.; Ouma, C.; Otieno, J.A.; Moormann, A.M.; Rochford, R.

2010 The effect of repeated washing of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) on the feeding success and survival rates of Anopheles gambiae. Malaria Journal, 9, 304. (BioMed Central) Atieli, F.K.; Munga, S.O.; Ofulla, ,A.V. Vuvule, J.M.

2010 Wash durability and optimal drying regimen of four brands of long lasting insecticide-treated nets after repeated washing under tropical conditions. Malaria Journal, 9, 248. (BioMed Central) Atieli, F.K.; Munga, S.O.; Ofulla, ,A.V. Vuvule, J.M.

2010 Hematological predictors of increased severe anemia in Kenyan children co-infected with Plasmodium falciparum and HIV-1. American Journal of Hematology, 85; 227 – 233 (Wiley) Davenport, G.C.; Ouma, C.; Hittner, J.B.; Were, T.; Ouma, Y.; Ong'echa, J.M.; Perkins, D.J.

2010 A novel functional variant in the stem cell growth factor promoter protects against severe malarial anemia. Infection and Immunity, 78, 453-460 (American Society for Microbiology) Ouma, C.; Keller, C.C.; Davenport, G.C.; Were, T.; Konah, S.; Otieno, M.F.; Hittner, JB.; Vulule, J.M.; Martinson, J.; Ong'echa, J.M.; Ferrell, R.E.; Perkins, D.J.

2010 The prevalence of non-thyroidal illness among HIV/AIDS patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy. East African Medical Journal 87, 29 - 35 Thaimuta, Z.L.; Sekadde-Kigondu, C.; Makawiti, D.W.

2009 MIF (Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor) Promoter Polymorphisms and Susceptibility to Severe Malarial Anemia. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 200, 629–637 (Infectious Diseases Society of America) Awandare, G.A.; Martinson, J.J.; Were, T.; Ouma, C.; Davenport, G.C.; Ong’echa, J.M.; Wang, W.; Leng, L.; Ferrell, R.E.; Bucala, R.; Perkins, DJ.

2009 Supporting formal education to improve quality of health care provided by mothers of children with malaria in rural western Kenya. J Infect Dev Ctries, 3(7), 548-553 (Porto Conte Ricerche Research Centre) Kakai, R.; Menya, D.; Odero, W.

2009 Suppression of a novel hematopoietic mediator in children with severe malarial anemia.  Infection and Immunity, 77, 3864-3871(American Society for Microbiology) Keller, C..; Ouma, C.; Ouma, Y.; Awandare, G.A.; Davenport, G.C.; Were, T.; Hittner, J.B.; Vulule, J.M.; Ong'echa, J.M.; Perkins, D.J.

2009 Increased human IgE induced by killing Schistosoma mansoni in vivo iis associated with pretreatment Th2 cytokine responsiveness to worm antigens. The Journal of Immunology, 2006, 177, 5490-5498. (American Association of Immunologists) Klaudia, W.; Fulford, A.J.C.; McBeath, R., Joseph, S.; Jones, F.M.; Kariuki, H.C.; Mwatha, J.K.; Kimani, G.; Kabatereine, B.; Vennervald, Ouma, J.J.H.; Dunne, D.W.

2009 The role of unpasteurized “hawked” milk in the transmission of brucellosis in Eldoret municipality, Kenya.  J Infect Developing Countries; 3(4), 260-266. (Porto Conte Ricerche Research Centre) Namanda, A.T.; Kakai, R.; Otsyula, M.

2009 The pesticide heptachlor affects steroid hormone secretion in isolated follicular and luteal cells of rat. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C 144, 76-84 (Elsevier) Oduma, J. A.; Oduor-Okelo, D.; Odongo, H.; Makawiti, D. W. 

2009 Phenotypic and genotypic analysis of clinical isolates Salmonella serovar Typhimurium in western Kenya.  The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries; 3(9), 685-694. Porto Conte Ricerche Research Centre)  Onyango, D.M.; Ghebremedhin, B.; Waindi, E.N.; Kakai, R.; Rabsch, W.; Tietze, E.; König, W.; König, B. 

2009 Isolation of salmonella and shigella from fish harvested from the Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria, Kenya.  The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 3, 99-104. Porto Conte Ricerche Research Centre)  Onyango, D.M.; Wandili, S.; Kakai, R.; Waindi, EN

2009 Knowledge, attitudes and sexual practices of university students for advancing peer HIV education. East African Medical Journal, 86, 11-15 (African Journals Online) Othero, D.M.; Aduma, P.; Opil, C.O. 

2009 Drug abuse in Kisumu town western Kenya.  African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 9(3), 846-858. (Academic Journals)  Otieno, A.O.; Ofulla, A.V.O.

2009 Suppression of Novel Hematopoietic Factor in children with severe malaria anemia. Infection and Immunity, 77, 3864-3871. (American Society for Microbiology) Ouma, C.; Keller, C.C.; Davenport, G.C.; Were, T.; Ouma, Y.; Awandare, G.A.; Vulule, J.M.; Ong’echa, J.M.; Perkins, D.J.

2009 Injuries from interpersonal violence presenting to a rural health center in Western Kenya: characteristics and correlates. Inj Prev, 15, 36-40 doi:10.1136/ip.2008.019547 Ranney, M L.; Odero, W.; Mello, M J.; Waxman, M.; Fife, R.S. 

2009 Naturally-acquired hemozoin by monocytes promotes suppression of RANTES in children with malarial anemia through an IL-10-dependent mechanism. Microbes and Infection, 11, 811-819. (Elsevier) Were, T.; Davenport, G.C.; Yamo, O.E.; Hittner, J.B.; Awandare, G.A.; Otieno, M.F.; Ouma, C.; Orago, A.S.S.; Vulule, J.M.; Ongecha, J.M.; Perkins, D.J.

2009 Hepatosplenomegaly associated with chronic malaria exposure: evidence for a pro-inflammatory mechanism exacerbated by schistosomiasis. Parasite Immunol, 31, 64-71 (Wiley) Wilson, S.; Jones, F.M.; Mwatha. J.K.; Kimani, G.; Booth, M.; Kariuki, H.C.; Vennervald, B.J.; Ouma. J.H.; Muchiri, E.; Dunne, D.W.

2009 Functional characterization and protein-protein interactions of trypanosome splicing factors U2AF35, U2AF65 and SF1. Mol Biochem. Parasitol. 164, 137-146. (Elsevier) Vazquez, M.P.; Mualem, D.; Bercovich, N.; Zeev Stern, M.; Nyambega, B.; Barda,O.; Masiga,D.; Gupta, S.K.; Michaeli, S.; Levin, M.J.

2008 Medicinal plants used in the treatment of fungal and bacterial infections in and around Queen Elizabeth Biosphere Reserve, Western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology 46, 90-97. (Wiley-Blackwell) Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M.; Oryem-Origa, H.; Olwa-Odyek; Makawiti, D.W.

2008 Increased circulating interleukin (IL)-23 in children with malarial anemia: In vivo and in vitro relationship with co-regulatory cytokines IL-12 and IL-10. Clinical Immunology, 126, 211-221. (Elsevier) Ong'echa, J.M.; Remo, A.M.; Kristoff, J.; Hittner, J.B.; Were, T.; Ouma, C.; Otieno, R.O.; Vulule, J.M.; Keller, C.C.; Awandare, G.A.; Perkins, D.J.

2008 Multidrug resistance of Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi and Typhimurium isolated from clinical samples at two rural hospitals in Western Kenya.  J Infect Developing Countries; 2(2), 106-111 (Porto Conte Ricerche Research Centre) Onyango, D., Machioni, F.; Kakai, R.; Waindi, E.N.

2008 Polymorphic variability in the IL-1? promoter associated with protection from severe malarial anemia and functional changes in IL-1? production. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 198(8), 1219-1226. (Infectious Diseases Society of America) Ouma, C.; Gregory, G.C.; Awandare, G.A.; Keller, C.C.; Were, T.; Otieno, M.F.; Vulule, J.M.; Martinson, J.; Ong’echa, J.M.; Ferrell, R.E.; Perkins, D.J.

2008 Haplotypes of IL-10 promoter variants are associated with susceptibility to severe malarial anemia and functional changes in IL-10 production.  Human Genetics, 124(5), 515-524. (SpringerLink)  Ouma, C.; Gregory, G.C.; Were, T.; Otieno, M.F.; Hittner, J.B.; Vulule, J.M.; Martinson, J.; Ong’echa, J.M.; Ferrell, R.E.; Perkins, D.J.

2008 Reduced immune complex binding capacity and increased complement susceptibility of red cells from children with severe malaria-associated anaemia. Molecular Medicine, 14, 89-97. (The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research) Owuor, B.O.; Odhiambo, C.O.; Otieno, W.O., Adhiambo, C.; Makawiti, D.W.; Stoute, J.A.

2008 Hepatosplenomegaly is associated with low regulatory and Th2 responses to schistosome antigens in childhood schistosomiasis and malaria coinfection. Infect Immun. 76, 2212-2218. (American Society for Microbiology) Wilson, S.; Jones, F.M.; Mwatha, J.K.; Kimani, G.; Booth, M.; Kariuki, H.C.; Vennervald, B.J.; Ouma, J.H.; Muchiri, E.; Dunne, D.W. 

 2007 Role of monocyte-acquired hemozoin in suppression of macrophage migration inhibitory factor in children with severe malarial anemia. Infection and Immunity, 75(1), 201-10. (American Society for Microbiology) Awandare, G.A.; Ouma, Y.; Ouma, C.; Were, T.; Otieno, R.; Keller, C.C.; Davenport, G.C.; Hittner, J.B.; Vulule, J.; Ferrell, R.; Ong'echa, J.M.; Perkins, D.J.

2007 Factors affecting human IgE and IgG responses to allergen-like molecules from Schistosoma mansoni: molecular structure and patterns of in vivo exposure.  Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 142, 40-50 (S. Karger AG, Basel)  Fitzsimmons, C.M., McBeath, R., Joseph, S., Jones, F.M., Walter, K., Hoffmann, K.F., Kariuki, H.C., Mwatha, J.K., Kimani, G., Kabatereine, N.B., Vennervald, B.J., Ouma, J.H., Dunne, DW.

2007 The oxytocic properties of Luffa cylindrica (L.) M. Roem. and Bidens pilosa L., traditionally used medicinal plants from Western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology 45, 88-93. (Wiley-Blackwell) Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M.; Makawiti, D. W.; Oryem-Origa H.; Olwa-Odyek; Nganga, J.

2007 Microgeographical and Ethnic Variations in Water Contact and Schistosoma mansoni exposure within a Ugandan Fishing Community. Trop Med Int Health. 12, 724-735. (Wiley-Blackwell) Pinot de Moira, A.; Fulford, A.J.; Kabatereine, N.B.; Kazibwe, F.; Ouma, J.; Dunne, D.W.; Booth, M.

2007 Age-adjusted Plasmodium falciparum antibody levels in school-aged children are a stable marker of microgeographical variations in exposure to Plasmodium infection.  BMC Infectious Diseases, 7, 67 Published online 2007 June 29. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-7-67. (BioMed Central) Wilson, S.; Booth, M.; Jones, .FM.; Mwatha, J.K.; Kimani, G.; Kariuki, H.F.; Vennervald, B.J.; Ouma, J.H.; Muchiri, E.; Dunne, D.W. 

2007 Hepatosplenomegaly in Kenyan schoolchildren: Exacerbation by concurrent chronic exposure to malaria and Schistosoma mansoni infection.  Trop Med Int Health, 12, 1442-1449. (Wiley-Blackwell) Wilson, S.; Vennervald, B.J.; Kadzo, H.; Ireri, E.; Amaganga, C.; Booth, M.; Kariuki, H.C.; Mwatha, J.K.; Kimani, G.; Ouma, J.H.; Muchuri, E.; Dunne, D.W.

2006 A macrophage migration inhibitory factor promoter polymorphism is associated with high-density parasitemia in children with malaria.   Genes and Immunity, 7(7), 568-575. (Nature Publishing Group). Awandare, G.A.; Ouma, C.; Keller, C.C.; Were. T.; Otieno, R.O.; Ouma, Y.; Davenport, G.C.; Hittner, B.J.; Ong’echa, J.M.O.; Ferrell, R.; Perkins, D.J.

2006 Carriage of DRB1*13 Is Associated with Increased Posttreatment IgE Levels against Schistosoma mansoni Antigens and Lower Long-Term Reinfection Level.  The Journal of Immunology, 176, 7112-7118. (American Association of Immunologists)  Booth, M.; Shaw, M.A.; Carpenter, D.; Joseph, S; Kabatereine, N.B.; Kariuki, H.C.; Mwatha, J.K.; Jones, F.M.; Vennervald, B.J.; Ouma, J.H.; Dunne, D.W.

2006 Applied and basic research on the epidemiology, morbidity, and immunology of schistosomiasis in fishing communities on Lake Albert Uganda.  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100, 216-223 (Medline) Dunne, D.W.; Vennervald, B.J.; Booth, M.; Joseph, S.; Fitzsimmons, C.P. Sturrock, R.F.; Ouma, J.H.; Mwatha, J.K.; Kimani, G.; Kariuki, H.C.; Kazibwe, F.; Tukahebwa, E.; Kabatereine, N.B.

2006 Malaria hotspot areas in a highland Kenya site are consistent in epidemic and non-epidemic years and are associated with ecological factors.  Malaria Journal, 5, 78-88. (BioMed Central) Ernst, K.C.; Adoka, S.O; Kowuor, D.O.; Wilson, M.L. John, C.C. 

2006 Acquisition of hemozoin by monocytes down-regulates interleukin-12 p40 (IL-12p40) transcripts and circulating IL-12p70 through an IL-10-dependent mechanism: in vivo and in vitro findings in severe malarial anemia. Infection and Immunity, 74(9), 5249-5260. (American Society for Microbiology) Keller, C.C.; Yamo, O.; Ouma, C.; Ong’echa, J.M.; Ounah, D.; Hittner, J.B.; Vulule, J.M.; Perkins, D.J. 

2006 Parasitemia, anemia, and malarial anemia in infants and young children in a rural holoendemic Plasmodium falciparum transmission area.  American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 74, 376-385. (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene)  Ong’echa, J.M.; Keller, C.C.; Were, T.; Ouma, C.; Otieno, R.O.; Landis-Lewis, Z.; Ochiel, D.O.; Slingluff, J.L.; Ogonji, M.; Orago, A.S.; Vulule. J.M.; Kaplan, S.S.; Day, R.D.; Perkins, D.J. 

2006 Increased severe anemia in HIV-1-exposed and HIV-1-positive infants and children during acute malaria. AIDS, 20(2), 275-280 (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (London, United Kingdom)). Otieno, R.O.; Ouma, C.; Ong'echa, J.M.; Keller, C.C.; Were, T.; Waindi, E.N.; Michaels, M.G.; Day, R.D.; Vulule, J.M.; Perkins, D.J. 

2006 Association of Fc? receptor IIa (CD32) polymorphism with malarial anemia and high-density parasitemia in infants and young children.   American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 74(4), 573-577. (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene) Ouma, C.; Keller, C.C.; Opondo, D.; Were, T.; Otieno, R.O.; Otieno, M.F.; Orago, A.S.; Ong’echa, J.M.; Vulule, J.M.; Ferrell, R.E.; Perkins, D.J.

2006 Factors affecting infection or reinfection with Schistosoma haematobium in coastal Kenya: Survival analysis during a nine-year, school-based treatment program.  American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 75, 83-92. (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene)  Satayathum, S.A.; Muchiri, E.M.; Ouma, J.H.; Whalen, C.C.; King, CH.

2006 Increased human IgE induced by killing Schistosoma mansoni in vivo is associated with pre-treatment Th-2 cytokine responsiveness to worm antigens.  Journal of Immunology. 177, 5490-5498. (American Association of Immunologists)  Walters, K.; Fulford, AJ.; McBeath, R.; Joseph, S.; Jones, F.M.; Kariuki, C.H.; Mwatha, J.K.; Kimani, G.; Sturrock, R.F.; Kabatereine, N.B.; Kemijumbi, J.; Vennervald, B;J.; Ouma, J.H.; Dunne, D.W.

2006 Suppression of RANTES in children with Plasmodium falciparum malaria.   Haematologica, 91, 1396-1399 (Ferrata Storti Foundation) Were, T.; Hittner, J.B.; Ouma, C.; Otieno, R.O.; Orago, A.S.S.; Ong’echa, J.M; Vulule, JM.; Keller, C.C.; Perkins, DJ.

2005 Antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum antigens vary by age and antigen in children in a malaria-holoendemic area of Kenya.  The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 24, 680-684 (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins) Chelimo, K.; Ofulla, A.V.; Narum, D.L.; Kazura, J.W.; Lanar, D.E.; John, C.C.

2005 The effects of maternal helminth and malaria infections on mother-to-child HIV transmission.  AIDS, 19, 1849-1855 (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (London, United Kingdom)). Gallagher, M.; Malhotra, I.; Mungai, P.L.; Wamachi, A.N.; Kioko, J.M.; Ouma, J.H.; Muchiri, E.; King, C.L.

2005 Low prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum infection among asymptomatic individuals in a highland area of Kenya.  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 99(10), 780-786. (Medline)   John, C.C.; McHugh, M.M.; Moormann, A.M.; Sumba, P.O.; Ofulla, A.V.

2005 Distinct Th1-and Th2-Type Prenatal Cytokine Responses to Plasmodium falciparum Erythrocyte Invasion Ligands.   Infection and Immunity, 73, 3462-3470  (American Society for Microbiology) Malhotra, I.; Mungai, P.; Muchiri, E.; Ouma, J.; Sharma, S.; Kazura, J.W.; King, C.L. 

2005 Protein-protein interaction map of the Trypanosoma cruzi ribosomal P protein complex.   Gene, 357, 129-136. (Elsevier) Maximiliano, JA. Smulski, C.; Nyambega, B.; Bercovich, N.; Masiga, D.; Vazquez, M.; Aguilar, C.F.; Levin, MJ.

2005 Age-related differences in the detection of Plasmodium falciparum infection by PCR and microscopy, in an area of Kenya with holoendemic malaria. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 99(4), 431-435. (Maney Publishing) Ofulla, A.V.; Moormann, A.M.; Embury, P.E.; Kazura, J.W.; Sumba, P.O.; John, C.C. 

2005 The prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum and its relationship to the nutritional status of HIV-positive children suffering from diarrhea in Western Kenya.  Journal of Tropical Microbiology and Biotechnology, 1(1), 14-21 (African Journals Online) Onyango, D.; Aduma, P .

2005 Late benefits 10–18 years after drug therapy for infection with Schistosoma haematobium in Kwale District, Coast Province, Kenya.  Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 73(2), 359-364  (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene) Ouma, J.H.; King, C.H.; Muchiri, E.M.; Mungai, P.; Koech, D.K.; Ireri, E.; Magak, P.; Kadzo, H.

2005 Regression of hepatosplenomegaly in Kenyan school-aged children after praziquantel treatment and three years of greatly reduced exposure to Schistosoma mansoni.  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 99(2), 150-60. (Medline) Vennervald, B.J.; Booth, M.; Butterworth. A.E.; Kariuki. H.C.; Kadzo, H.; Ireri, E.; Amaganga, C.; Kimani, G.; Kenty, L.; Mwatha, J.; Ouma, J.H.; Dunne, D.W.

2004 Exposure to malaria affects the regression of hepatosplenomegaly after treatment for Schistosoma mansoni infection in Kenyan children. BMC Med. 2(1), Published online 2004 September 27. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-2-36. (BioMed Central) Booth, M.; Vennervald, B.J.; Butterworth, A.E.; Kariuki, H.C.; Amaganga, C.; Kimani, G.; Mwatha, J.K.; Otedo, A.; Ouma, J.H.; Dunne, D.W.

2004 Micro-geographical variation in exposure to Schistosoma mansoni and malaria, and exacerbation of splenomegaly in Kenyan school-aged children. BMC Infectious Diseases 4:13 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-4-13 (BioMed Central)   Booth, M.; Vennervald, B.J.; Kenty, L.C.; Butterworth, A.E.; Kariuki, H.C.; Kadzo, H.; Ireri, E.; Amaganga, C.; Kimani, G.; Mwatha, J.K.; Otedo, A.; Ouma, J.H.; Muchiri, E.; Dunne, D.W.

2004  Gamma interferon responses to Plasmodium falciparum Liver-Stage Antigen 1 and Thrombospondin-Related adhesive protein and their relationship to age, transmission intensity, and protection against malaria.  Infection and Immunity, 72, 5135-5142. (American Society for Microbiology) John, C.C.; Moormann, A.M.; Sumba, P.O.; Ofulla, A.V.; Pregibon, D.C.; Kazura, J.W..

2004 Cytokine production in whole blood cultures from a fishing community in a highly Schistosomiasis mansoni-endemic area of Uganda: the differential effect of parasite worm and egg antigens.  Infection and Immunity, 72, 728-734  (American Society for Microbiology) Joseph, S.; Jones, F.M.; Kimani, G.; Mwatha, J.K.; Kamau, T.; Kazibwe, F.; Kemijumbi, J.; Kabatereine, N.B.; Booth, M.; Kariuki, C.; Ouma, J.H.; Vennervald, B.J.; Dunne, D.W.

2004 Increases in human Th2 cytokine responses to Schistosoma mansoni worm and worm tegument antigens are specifically induced by treatment with Praziquantel.   J Infect Dis 190, 835-842 (Infectious Diseases Society of America)  Joseph, S.; Jones, F.M.; Walter, K.; Fulford, A.J.C.; Kimani, G.; Mwatha, J.K.; Kamau, T.; Kariuki, C.H.; Kazibwe, F.; Kemijumbi, J.; Kabatereine, N.B.; Ouma, J.H.; Vennervald, B.J.; Dunne, D.W.

2004 Detailed clinical and ultrasound examination of children from a Schistosoma mansoni endemic area in Kenya: hepatosplenic disease in the absence of portal fibrosis.  Trop. Med. Int. Health, 9, 461-470, (Wiley-Blackwell)  Vennervald, B.J.; Kenty, L.; Butterworth, A.E.; Kariuki, C.H.; Kadzo, H.; Ireri, E.; Amaganga, C.; Kimani, G.; Mwatha, J.K.; Booth, M.; Ouma, J.H.; Dunne, D.W.