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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


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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