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Dr. Purity Nyambura Nguhiu

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Name:
Purity Nyambura Nguhiu
Title/qualification:
Dr (Mrs)/PhD., MSc., BVM
Department:
Agricultural Resource Management
Contact Address:
ARM Department. Kenyatta University, P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi
Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Medical Parasitology and entomology
Research interest:
Parasitic infections of public health importance

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Conference Presentations

  • Peter Gatongi, Purity Nguhiu & Agnes Maina. (2016). Human Brucellosis: An Investigation of Knowledge and Practices in a Rural Community in Kajiado County, Kenya. WBC 2016 Abstracts, Poster Presentation, World Buiatrics Congress, 3rd to 8th July, 2016, Dublin, Ireland

  • Peter Gatongi, Purity Nguhiu & Agnes Maina. (2015). Human Brucellosis: An Investigation of Knowledge and Practices in a Rural Community in Kajiado County, Kenya. Poster Presentation: Abstract 101. IOHC 2015, 16th to 18th March 2015, Amasterdam, Germany.

  • Purity Nguhiu. (2015). Association of Cyclospora- SIV in Non Human Primates in Kenya. 49th Kenya Veterinary Association Annual Scientific Conference, 22nd to 25th April 2015, Itoya Hotel, Busia, Kenya.

  • Purity Nguhiu. (2015). Animal Feed Safety. Kenya Women Veterinary Association Conference, 20th March 2015, Nyahururu, Kenya.

  • Peter Gatongi, Purity Nguhiu & Agnes Maina. (2014). Human Brucellosis: An Investigation of Knowledge and Practices in a Rural Community in Kajiado County, Kenya. TUAB037- Oral Presentation. AMREF Health Africa International Conference, 24th to 26th November 2014, Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Nguhiu, P.N., Kariuki, H.C., Magambo, J.K., Kimani, G., Mwatha, J.K., Muchiri, E., Dunne, D.W. Vennervald B.J. and Mkoji G.M. 2014. Prevalence of Human Intestinal Polyparasitism in a Rural Kenyan Community. 48th Kenya Veterinary Association Annual Scientific Conference, 23rd to 25th April 2014, Boma Inn Hotel, Eldoret, Kenya.

  • Purity N. Nguhiu, Claire N. Wamae, Japheth K. Magambo, Daniel C. Chai, Paul G. Mbuthia, Dorcas S. Yole (2013). Establishment of experimental Cyclospora infections in Cercopithecus aethiops (african green monkeys) in Kenya. Institute of Primate Research 19th International Scientific Conference. 11th -13th. September 2013, Mayfair, Nairobi.

  • Nguhiu Purity N. (2013). The role of the Veterinarian in abattoir parasitic disease surveillance and reducing the trends in economic losses in Kenya. 47th Kenya Veterinary Association Annual Scientific Conference, 24th to 26th April 2013, White Sands Hotel, Mombasa.

  • Nguhiu PN, C.N. Wamae, J.K. Magambo, and D.S. Yole (2012). Cyclospora-Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Co-infections in Pabio anubis (Olive baboons) and Cercopithecus aethiops (African green monkeys): Implications for Cyclospora-Human Immunodeficiency Virus/ Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Patients. Institute of Primate Research, Kenya Symposium of Immunologists. 25th to 28th June 2012, Nairobi.

  • Nguhiu P N, Wamae C N, Magambo J K, Yole D S (2012). The African Green Monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) As as Non-Human Primate Model for Infections With Cyclospora cayetanensis Faculty of Veterinary Medicine 8th Biennial Scientific Conference and 46th Kenya Veterinary Association Annual Scientific Conference, 25th to 27th April 2012, Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi.

  • Nguhiu PN, C.N. Wamae, J.K. Magambo, I. Mulei, T. Kariuki, K. Kithome, and D.S. Yole. (2010). Evaluation of Trimethoprim-Sulphamethaxazole. Institute of Primate Research 18th International Scientific Conference. Kenya Institute of Education, 6th -8th. July 2010.
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  • Nguhiu Purity N. (2008). Co-Infections of Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Parasites in a Rural Community in the Kibwezi Area of Makueni District, Kenya, 4th Workshop on Schistosomiasis Morbidity. 26th to 28th November 2008, Reef Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya.

  • Nguhiu PN, C.N. Wamae, J.K. Magambo, I. Mulei, T. Kariuki, K. Kithome, and D.S. Yole (2008). Prevalence and intensities of intestinal parasite infections in wild-trapped olive baboons (Pabio anubis) from Aberdares forest, Kenya. 6th Biennial Conference, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi.

  • Nguhiu Purity N. (1996). Worms and Ethnoveterinary Practices in some Communities in Kenya. 5th International Congress of Ethnobiology 1996, KICC, Nairobi, Kenya

Recent publications

  • Purity N. Nguhiu, Claire N. Wamae, Japheth.K. Magambo & Dorcas. S. Yole (2012). Haematological and Serological Findings in Cercopithecus aethiops (African green monkeys) with Cyclospora Infections in Kenya. International Journal of Professional Practice, 4 (1&2): 122-131.

  • Nguhiu PN, Wamae CN, Magambo JK, Yole DS. (2012): The African Green Monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) as a non-human primate model for infections with Cyclospora cayetanensis. The Kenya Veterinarian, 36 (1): 36-48. ISBN: 0256-5161.

  • Purity N Nguhiu, Claire N Wamae, Japheth K Magambo, Paul G Mbuthia, Daniel C Chai, Dorcas S Yole (2012): Gross and Histopathological findings in Cercopithecus aethiops with experimental Cyclospora infection in Kenya. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine International, 4: 13-20.

  • PN Nguhiu, CN Wamae, JK Magambo, DS Yole (2011): Prevalence and Intensity of Gastrointestinal parasites in wild-trapped Pabio anubis and Cercopithecus aethiops in Kenya. The Kenya Veterinarian, 35 (1): 33-46. ISBN: 0256-5161.

  • PN Nguhiu, HC Kariuki, JK Magambo, J Mwatha, G Kimani, E Muchiri, B Vernavegald, W Dunne, G Mkoji, (2009). Polyparasitism in a rural community in Kibwezi area, Kenya. East African Medical Journal, 86: (6) 272-278.

  • Nguhiu PN, C.N. Wamae, J.K. Magambo, I. Mulei, T. Kariuki, K. Kithome, and D.S. Yole. (2008). Prevalence of acid fast staining protozoa in wild trapped olive baboons (Pabio anubis) from Aberdares forest, Kenya. Proceedings of the 4th JKUAT Scientific and Technological and Industrialization Conference, pp 250-257.

  • Nguhiu Purity N. (1996). Ethnoveterinary Medicine in Kenya. A field manual of traditional animal health care practices. ITDG and IIRR, 1996 Nairobi Kenya. ISBN 9966- 9606 -2-7. Papers presented included: Anthrax, Brucellosis, Cysticercosis, Hydatid disease, Milk fever, Tetanus, and Zoonoses.

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