Bio

PROF. N. MAINGI

Professor Ndichu Maingi is a Professor of Veterinary Parasitology at the University of Nairobi. He holds a PhD degree in Veterinary Parasitology from the University of Nairobi, an MSc degree in Parasitology from McGill University, Canada and a BVM from the University of Nairobi. His areas of specialization are anthelmintic resistance and integrated management interventions for helminths in grazing livestock. He also has research interests in molecular identification and diagnosis of parasitic infections and diagnosis and control of Taenia solium cysticercosis.

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Publications


2022

Obonyo,  FO, Maingi N, Githigia  SM, Kimeli P, Nyaboga EN.  2022.  Occurrence of serum antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii and associated risk factors in donkeys from central Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 54(1):77.

2021

Gashururu, RS, Githigia SM, Gasane MN, Habiman R, Maingi N, Cecchi G, Pacone M, Zhao W, Masiga DK, Gashumba J.  2021.  An update on the distribution of Glossina(tsetse flies) at the wildlife-human-livestock interface of Akagera National Park, Rwanda. Parasites and Vectors. 14(1):294.
Shepelo, PG, Kariuki HW, Aboge G, Gakuya DW, Maingi N, Mulei CM.  2021.  Prevalence of Ticks Infesting Dairy Cattle and the Pathogens They Harbour in Smallholder Farms in Peri-Urban Areas of Nairobi, Kenya. Hindawi, Veterinary Medicine International. 2021
Gashururu, SR, Maingi N, Githigia SM, Gasana MN, Odhiambo PO, Getange DO, Habimana R, Cecchi G, Zhao W, Gashumba, J, Bargul JL, Masiga DK.  2021.  Occurrence, diversity and distribution of Trypanosoma infections in cattle around the Akagera National Park, Rwanda. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 15(12)

2020

Peter, SG, Gabriel A, Hellen WK, Esther K, Daniel WG, Ndichu M, Charles MM, Alfred OM.  2020.  Molecular prevalence of emerging Anaplasma and Ehrlichia pathogens in apparently healthy dairy cattle in peri- urban Nairobi, Kenya. BMC Veterinary Research. 16(1)

2019

Obanda, V, Maingi N, Muchemi G, Ng’ang’a JC, Samer A, Arche E.  2019.  Infection Dynamics of Gastrointetinal Helminths in Sympatric Non-Human Primates, Livetock and Wild Ruminants in Kenya. PLoS One. 14(16)
Peter, SG, Daniel WG, Ndichu M, Charles MM.  2019.  Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Ehrlichia Infections in Smallholder Dairy Cattle in Nairobi City County, Kenya. Veterinary World. 12(10):1599–1607.

2016

Orengo, KO, Maitho T, Mbaria JM, Maingi N, Kitaa JM.  2016.  In-vivo anthelmintic activity of the ethanol extract of Allium cepa (onion) against mixed gastro intestinal helminth infestations in dogs. International Journal of Veterinary Science. 5(3):171-175.
Orengo, KO, Maitho T, Mbaria JM, Maingi N, Kitaa JM.  2016.  In vitro anthelmintic activity of Allium sativum, Allium cepa and Jatropha curcas against Toxocara canis and Ancylostoma caninum. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 10(21):465-471.
Johnson, SAM, Gakuya DW, Mbuthia PG, Mande JD, Afakye K, Maingi N.  2016.  Myiasis in Dogs in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 16(1):54-57.

2015

Kihu, SM, Gitao GC, Bebora LC, Munene NJ, Wairire GG, Maingi N, Wahome RG.  2015.  Economic losses associated with Peste des petits ruminants in Turkana County Kenya. Pastoralism. 5(1):9.
Johnson, SAM, Gakuya DW, Mbuthia PG, Mande JD, Maingi N.  2015.  Prevalence of gastrointestinal helminths and management practices for dogs in the Greater Accra region of Ghana. Heliyon. 1(1)
Kihu, SM, Gachohi JM, Ndungu EK, Gitao GC, Bebora LC, Munene NJ, Wairire GG, Maingi N, Wahome RG, Ireri R.  2015.  Sero-epidemiology of Peste des petits ruminants virus infection in Turkana County, Kenya. BMC Veterinary Research. 11(87):1-13.

2014

Kihu, S.M., Gitao GC, Bebora LC, Njenga MJ, Wairire GG, Maingi N, Wahome RG, Oyugi JO, Lutomia E.  2014.  Detection of peste des petits ruminants virus in formalin-fixed tissues.. Trop Anim Health Prod..
Kemboi, DC, Chegeh HW, Bebora LC, Nyaga PN, Njagi LW, Maingi N, Mbuthia PG, Githinji JM.  2014.  Effect of parasite control on immune response to Newcastle Disease vaccination in village chicken, Mbeere Sub-County. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 26(34)

2013

Kagira, JM, Kanyari PN, Maingi N, Githigia SM, Ng'ang'a JC, Gachohi JM.  2013.  Relationship between the prevalence of ectoparasites and associated risk factors in free-range pigs in Kenya. International Scholarly Research Notices. 2013(2013)
Kemboi, DC, Chege HW, Bebora LC, Maingi N, Nyaga PN, Mbuthia PG, Njagi LG, Githinji JM.  2013.  Seasonal Newcastle antibody titre dynamics in village chickens of Mbeere District, Eastern Province, Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 25
Kabaka, WM, Kitala PM, Gitao CG, Maingi N, Vanleeuwen JA.  2013.  The efficacy of albendazole and moxidectin in the control of nematode infection in cattle. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa . 60:393-397.
Kabaka, WM, Gitao CG, Kitala PM, Maingi N, Vanleeuwen JA.  2013.  Risk factors associated with gastrointestinal nematode infections in cattle in Nakuru and Mukurueini districts, Kenya. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 60:413-419.
Sabuni, AZ, Mbuthia PG, Maingi N, Nyaga PN, Njagi LW, Bebora LC, Michieka JN.  2013.  Skin lesions associated with ectoparasitic infestation in indigenous chickens in Eastern Province of Kenya. . Research Journal of Poultry Sciences. 6:53-58.
Ngowi, HA, Mukaratirwa S, Lekule FP, Maingi N, Waiswa C, Sikasunge C, Afonso S, Sumbu J, Ramiandrasoa S, penrith ML, Willingham AL.  2013.  Agricultural Impact of Porcine Cysticercosis in Africa: A Review. Novel Aspects on Cysticercosis and Neurocysticercosis. , Jeneza Tirdine Rijeka, Croatia: INTECH

2012

Kagira, JM, Kanyari PN, Githigia SM, Maingi N, Ng’ang’a JC, Gachohi JM.  2012.  Risk factors associated with occurrence of nematodes in free range pigs in Busia District, Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 44(3):657-664.
Bebora, LC;, Maingi N;, Nyaga PN;, Mbuthia PG;, Njagi LW;, Githinji J;, Kemboi DC;, Chege HW.  2012.  Intensive And Multi-type Parasite Infection–a Hindrance To Effective Newcastle Disease Control In Village Chickens?
Bebora L.C, Maingi N, P.N N, P.G M, L.W. N, J G, D.C. K, H.W. C.  2012.  Severe parasitism-a himrance to effective Newcastle disease control in village chickens, September. 3rd RUFORUM Conference. , Entebbe, Uganda2012_-_severe_parasitism_-_a_hindrance_to_effective_newcastle_disease_control_in_village_chickens.pdf
Chege, H.W., D.C.Kemboi, L.C. Bebora, N. Maingi, P.G. Mbuthia, P.N. Nyaga, Njagi LW, Githinji JM.  2012.  Prevalence of ecto and endo parasites in free-range chickens in Mbeere District, Eastern Province, Kenya, September. 3rd RUFORUM Conferencenar. , Entebbe, Uganda
Kemboi, D.C., H.W. Chege, L.C. Bebora, N. Maingi, P.N. Nyaga, P.G. Mbuthia, Njagi LW, Githinji JM.  2012.  Seasonal Newcastle disease antibody titres in village chicken of Mbeere District, Eastern Province, Kenya, September. 3rd RUFORUM Conferenceting. , Entebbe, Uganda2012-_seasonal_new_castle_disease_antibody_titre_levels_in_village_chickens_of_mbeere_distrct_kenya.pdf
Kyalo, M.M., Mbuthia PG, Maingi, N., Nyaga, P. N., Njagi, L. W., Mutune, M.N., Otieno, R.O, Gachoka, J.M., Musofe PLN, Bunn D.  2012.  Occurrence and lesions associated with Echinostoma revolutum in free-range chickens in Kenya, 26 April. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, CAVS Biannual Conference and 46th KVA Annual Scientific Conference and 12th World Veterinary Day. , Nairobi, Kenya2012-occurence_of_lesions_associated_with_echinostomum_revolutum_in_free-range_chcickens_in_kenya.pdf
Gakuya, F., Ombui, J., Maingi, N., Muchemi, L., Ogara, W., Soriguer RC, Alasaad S.  2012.  Sarcoptic mange and cheetah conservation in Masai Mara (Kenya): epidemiological study in a wildlife/livestock system.. Parasoitology. :1-9.2012._sarcoptic_mange_and_cheetah_conservation.pdf
Gakuya, F., Ombui, J., Heukelbach, J., Maingi, N., Muchemi, L., Ogara, W., Mijele, D., Alasaad S.  2012.  Knowledge of mange among Masai pastoralists in Kenya. Public Library of Science (PLoS ONE).. 7(8 )2012_knowledge_of_mange_among_masai_pastoralist_in_kenya.pdf
Eshitera, E.E., Githigia, S.M., Kitala, P., Thomas, L., Fèvre, E.M., Harrison, L.J.S, Mwihia, E.W., Otieno, R.O, Ojiambo, F., Maingi N.  2012.  Prevalence of porcine cysticercosis and associated risk factors in Homa Bay District, Kenya. BioMedical Central Veterinary Research . 8:234.2012._prevalence_of_porcine_cysticercosis_and_associated_risk_factors_in_homa_bay_district_kenya.pdf

2011

Maingi, N.  2011.  Worm control in grazing livestock and anthelmintic resistance, !0 August. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshop on Trends in Veterinary Parasitology . , Na1robi, Kenya
Kagira J.M., Kanyari. P.W.N, Githigia, S.M., Maingi, N., Ng’ang’a JC, Gachohi JM.  2011.  Risk factors associated with occurrence of nematodes in free-range pigs in Busia District, Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production . 44(3):657-664.2011._risk_factors_associated_with_occurence_of_nematodes_in_free-range_pigs_in_busia_district_kenye.pdf
Sabuni Z A, Mbuthia P G, Maingi N, Nyaga P N, Njagi L W, C BL, N MJ.  2011.  Prevalence of haemoparasites infection in indigenous chicken in Eastern Province of Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 232011._prevalence_of_hemoparasites_infections_in_indigenous_chickens_in_eastern_province_kenya.pdf

2010

Bebora, L.C., Maingi, N., Nyaga, P. N., Mbuthia, P.G., Gor, C.O, Njagi LW, Githinj JM.  2010.  Enhancing village chicken productivity through parasite management for effective Newcastle disease vaccination in Kenya, August. 2nd Biennial Ruforum meeting. , Kampala, Uganda2010_-_effect_of_worm_burden_on_nd_vaccination_response.pdf
Kihu, S.M., Gitao, C.G., Bebora, L.C., Njenga, M.J., Wairire, G.G., Karimuribo, E., Wahome, R.G., Maingi N.  2010.  Risk factors and socio-economic effects associated with spread of Peste des petits ruminants in Turkana District, Kenya, August. 2nd Biennial Ruforum meeting. , Kampala, Uganda

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