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Dr P. O. Okumu Biography

Dr P. O. Okumu is a tutorial fellow of Veterinary Pathology. He joined the department in 2012. He has an MSc. in Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Diagnostics in 2014. He wrote his MSc. thesis on the pathology of rabbits and he is currently writing his PhD research proposal. A part from teaching undergraduate classes and research, he also supports the Department in diagnostic services in veterinary pathology including; large animals,small animals, poultry and emerging food animal disease diagnosis.

Publications


2019

2018

Ogolla, KO, Gathumbi PK, Waruiru RM, Okumu PO, Kitala PM, Chebet J.  2018.  Efficacy of Sulphachloropyrazine, Amprolium Hydrochloride, Trimethoprim-Sulphamethoxazole, and Diclazuril against Experimental and Natural Rabbit Coccidiosis. Journal of veterinary medicine. 1:11.
Chebet, J, Waruiru RM, Ogola KO, Gathumbi PK, Okumu PO, Wanyoike M, Aboge GO.  2018.  Prevalence, control and risk factors associated with rabbit mange in Kiambu and Nyeri counties, Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 30(6)rmwa301081_2.pdf
Ogolla, KO, Okumu PO, Gathumbi PK, Waruiru. RM.  2018.  Effects of Anticoccidial Drugs on Gross and Histopathological Lesions Caused by Experimental Rabbit Coccidiosis. SOJ Veterinary Sciences. 4(3):1-10.symbiosis.pdf

2017

Ogolla, KO, Chebet J, Gathumbi PK, Waruiru RM, Okumu PO, W. K Munyua, Kibebe HW.  2017.  Farmer practices that influence risk factors, prevalence and control strategies of rabbit coccidiosis in Central Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 29(7)www_lrrd_org_lrrd29_7_koko29134_html.pdf
Okumu, MO, Ochola FO, Mbaria JM, Kanja LW, Gakuya DW, Kinyua AW, Okumu PO, Kiama SG.  2017.  Mitigative effects of Moringa oleifera against liver injury induced by artesunate-amodiaquine antimalarial combination in wistar rats. Clinical Phytoscience,. 3(1):18.
Okumu, MO, Ochola FO, Mbaria JM, Kanja LW, Gakuya DW, Kinyua AW, Okumu PO, Kiama SG.  2017.  Mitigative effects of Moringa oleifera against liver injury induced by artesunate-amodiaquine antimalarial combination in wistar rats. Clinical Phytoscience,. 3(1):18.mitigative_effect_moringa.pdf
Okumu, PO, Karanja DN, Gathumbi PK.  2017.  Diseases of domestic rabbits and associated risk factors in Kenya. , Germany : LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

2016

Mitchel O. Okumu, James M. Mbaria, Laetitia W. Kanja DGW, Stephen G. Kiama FOO, Okumu PO.  2016.  Acute toxicity of the aqueous-methanolic Moringa oleifera (Lam) leaf extract on female Wistar albino rats. international journal of Basic and Clinical pharmacology. 5(5):1856-1861.

2015

Okumu, PO, Gathumbi PK, Karanja DN, Bebora LC, Mande JD, Serem JK, Wanyoike MM, Gachuiri C, Mwanza RN, Mailu SK.  2015.  Survey of health status of domestic rabbits in selected organized farms in Kenya. Inter J Vet Sci. 4(1):15-21.15-211.pdf

2014

P.O. Okumu, P. K. Gathumbi, D.N. Karanja, J.D. Mande, M.M. Wanyoike, C.K. Gachuiri, N. Kiarie, Mwanza RN, Borter DK.  2014.  Prevalence, pathology and risk factors for coccidiosis in domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in selected regions in Kenya. Veterinary Quarterly. 016521762e20142e978044.pdf

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