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Metazoan Parasites of Some Commercially Important Fish along the Kenyan Coast
The parasitic fauna of some commercial fish species along the Kenyan coast was investigated at four localities between August 2001 and March 2002. The study was carried out to establish the extent of parasitisation of ...
Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in certified food-handlers working in food establishments in the City of Nairobi, Kenya
(Journal of Biomedical Research, 2012-03)
Most intestinal parasites are cosmopolitan with the highest prevalence in the tropics and subtopics. Rural-to-urban migration rapidly increases the number of food eating places in towns and their environs. Some of these ...
The risk of pathogenic intestinal parasite infections in Kisii Municipality, Kenya
(BMC Public Health, 2008-07)
Background: Intestinal parasitic infections are among the most common infections worldwide. Various epidemiological studies indicate that the prevalence of intestinal parasites is high especially in developing countries, ...
Lake Baringo: Addressing threatened biodiversity and livelihoods
(Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Management, 2006-12)
Lake Baringo is a shallow, internal drainage, freshwater lake located in the Kenyan Rift Valley. The lake is an important source of water for humans and livestock, as well as a significant income source for local communities ...
Environmental assessment of the East African Rift Valley lakes
(Aquatic Sciences, 2003)
An assessment of the East African Rift Valley lakes was initiated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) with funding from Global Environment Facility as part of the Global International Waters Assessment (GIWA). ...
Biological diversity of the Yala Swamp lakes, with special emphasis on fish species composition, in relation to changes in the Lake Victoria Basin (Kenya): threats and conservation measures
(Biodiversity & Conservation, 2003-05)
During the second half of the last century, the Lake Victoria ecosystem has undergone drastic ecological changes. Most notable has been the decline in the populations of many endemic cichlid fishes. The lake has lost nearly ...