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2018

2017

2016

MAINA, LW, Kariuki DK, Yusuf AO.  2016.  Identification of Vegetable Oil Manufactured in Kenya. Abstract

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2015

Njogu, RN, Kariuki DK, Kamau D, Wachira FN.  2015.  Economic Evaluation of Foliar NPK Fertilizer on Tea Yields in Kenya..

2014

Joyce G. N. Kithure, Shem O. Wandiga, IJDKK.  2014.  Dynamics of Chlorpyrifos in Water from Upper Tana River in Kenya.
K, DRKARIUKIDAVID.  2014.  Antibacterial Activity of Selected Plants used by the Maasai People in Kenya. East and Central African Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. : Vaccine 26:2788- 2795 AbstractWebsite

OBJECTIVE: To determine the bacteriology and antibiotic sensitivity of the bacterial isolates in chronic maxillary sinusitis patients seen at the Kenyatta National Hospital. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: Kenyatta National Hospital, ENT department. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Seventy-three patients had bilateral sntral washout done and the lavage submitted for culture and anti-microbial sensitivity between January and June 1996. RESULTS: Antral lavage yielded secretions in 63% of patients but bacteria were cultured in only 28.8% of the specimens. The isolates included Streptococcus pneumonia (22.2%), Staphylocococus albus (18.5%), Staphylocococus aureus (11.1%) and Enterobactericiae (11.1%). Anaerobic bacteria were cultured in 22.2% of the specimens. Of the commonly used antibiotics, there was high sensitivity to erythromycin, cefadroxyl, chloramphenicol and amoxicillin and poor sensitivity to ampicillin, cotrimoxazole and perfloxacin. CONCLUSION: The bacteriology of chronic maxillary sinusitis at Kenyatta National Hospital is generally similar to that found elsewhere. The bacteria are susceptible to relatively affordable antibiotics like amoxicillin, erythromycin and cefadroxyl.

2013

and Peter W. Mwangi, Stanley Wambugu, TKPMMDKIK.  2013.  The antinoceptive activity of butelinic acid isolated from Ocimum masainese root extract .

2012

and Githinji C.G., P.M. Mbugua, KKTIDK.  2012.  Phytochemical and analgesic evaluation of Mondia Whytei (hook.f) root.

2011

2010

Kariuki D, Maina D, OG-PIL.  2010.  A Feasibility Study Report for Eldowas Water Bottling Plant.

2009

2008

and D.K.Kariuki, J.M.Ndolo, IOJDROR.  2008.  Alternative Energy Resources in Kenya: A Case Study for Coal.

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