Bio

Prof P.G. Mbuthia Biography

Professor Paul Gichohi Mbuthia is an Associate Professor, University of Nairobi. He holds a doctorate degree in Pathology and Microbiology from University of Nairobi (2005) and is a recognized Fellow of the Royal Veterinary College, Sweden (F.R.V.C.S.) from 1990. He is an accomplished pathologist, scholar and researcher with several publications.

Publications


2020

Wanja, DW, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Mwandime JM, Bebora LC, Nyaga PN, Ngowi, H..  2020.  Fish husbandry practices and water quality in central Kenya: Potential risk factors for fish mortality and infectious diseases. Veterinary Medicine International. 2020
Wamboi, P, Waruiru RM, Mbuthia PG, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Bebora LC.  2020.  Haemato-biochemical changes and prevalence of parasitic infections of indigenous chicken sold in markets of Kiambu County, Kenya, . International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine. 8(1):18-25.

2019

Mulei, IR, Nyaga PN, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Cheng, Xu Ø, Evensen, Mutoloki.  2019.  First detection and isolation of infectious haematopoietic necrosis virus from farmed rainbow trout in Nyeri County, Kenya.. Journal of Fish Diseases . DOI 10.1111
D.W., W, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Mwandime JM, Nyaga PN, Ngowi HA, Bebora LC.  2019.  Bacterial pathogens isolated from farmed fish and source pond water in Kirinyaga County, Kenya.. international Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic studies . 7(2):295-301.
Mutinda, WU, Mbuthia PG, Njagi LW, Bebora LC, Nyaga PN.  2019.  Pathogenicity of Kenyan Infectious bursal disease virus isolates in indigenous chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science. 2019

2018

Wanja, DW, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Mwadime JM, Bebora LC, Nyaga PN, Ngowi HA, Mdegela RH.  2018.  Preliminary findings of common bacterial pathogens affecting farmed fish in Kirinyaga County, Kenya., 25-27 Apr 2018. KVA Annual Scientific Conference. , Greenhill Hotel, Nyeri, Kenya
Mwadime, JM, Waruiru RM, Mbuthia PG, Wanja DW, Maina JG, Maina SK, Nzalawahe J, Mdegela RH.  2018.  Heavy Neascus species infestation of farmed Oreochromis niloticus in Kirinyaga county, Kenya., 25th- 27th April. KVA Annual Scientific Conference. , Greenhill Hotel, Nyeri, Kenya
Mwihia, EW, Lyche JL, Mbuthia PG, Gathumbi JK, Maina J, Ivanova L, Uhlig S, Mulei IR, Eriksen GS.  2018.  Co-occurrence of multiple mycotoxins in fish feed in Kenya., 24 –27 June 2018. ASM 2018 Scientific Programme. , Leisure Lodge Resort, Mombasa, Kenya
Otsyina, HR, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mogoa EGM, Mbuthia PG, Ogara WO.  2018.  Knowledge, attitude and practices of usage and effects of disposal of plastic bags on sheep and goats.. Tropical Animal Health and Production . 50(5):997-1003.
Murugami, JW, Waruiru RM, Maina KW, Mbuthia PG, Thaiyah AG, Mavuti SK, Otieno RO, Ngowi HA, Mdegela RH.  2018.  Helminth parasites of farmed fish and water birds in Kirinyaga County, Kenya.. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 6(3):06-12.
K.W., M, R.M. W, J.W. M, Mbuthia PG, R.H. M.  2018.  Comparative management practices and parasitic infestations of farmed tilapia in Kiambu and Kirinyaga counties, Kenya.. Scholars Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences. 5(3):156-161.
Mwangi, WE, Mogoa EM, Mwangi JN, Mbuthia PG, Mbugua SW.  2018.  Effects of Butorphanol, Meloxicam and Butorphanol- Meloxicam combination on would healing after ovariohysterectomy in dogs.. International Journal of Veterinary Science. 2018
Mwangi, WE, Mogoa EM, Mwangi JN, Mbuthia PG, Mbugua, M..  2018.  S.W. A systematic review of analgesia practices in dogs undergoing ovariohysterectomy.. Veterinary World. 11(12):1725–1735.
Mulei, IR, Evensen MS, Nyaga PN, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Njagi LW, Mwihia EW, Gamil AAA.  2018.  Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus isolated from farmed rainbow trout and tilapia in Kenya is identical to European isolates.. Journal of Fish Diseases. DOI: 10.1111
Waruiru, RM, Mavuti SK, Mbuthia PG, Njagi LW.  2018.  Prevalence and intensity of gastrointestinal helminth infestations of free range domestic ducks in Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development . 30(4)
Mwihia, EW, Mbuthia PG, Eriksen GS, Gathumbi JK, Maina JG, Mutoloki S, Waruiru RM, Mulei IR, L J.  2018.  Occurrence and levels of aflatoxins in fish feeds and their potential effects on fish in Nyeri, Kenya.. Toxins. 2018(10)

2017

Mulei, IR, Nyaga PN, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Evensen, Mutoloki S.  2017.  Detection of infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus in farmed rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Kenya, 25th October. DAFINET workshop. In collaboration with BangFish and ParaFish Control.. , Stigbojlen 7, University of Copenhagen,1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark,
Murugami, JM, Maina, Waruiru RM, Mbuthia PG, Thaiyah AG, Mavuti SK, Ngowi HA, Nzalawahe J, Mdegela.  2017.  Prevalence and risk factors associated with parasitic infections of farmed fish in central Kenya., 25th- 29th April. KVA, CVA and UoN-FVM International Scientific Conference. , Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.
Serem, JK, Muturi JK, Wahome RG, Gakuya DW, Kiama SG, Onyango DW, Mbuthia PG.  2017.  Histopathological Evaluation of Spleen, Liver and Kidneys from Pigs Fed on Moringa oleifera Leaf Meal Diets.. Global Veterinaria . 19(1):478-486..
Maina, AN, Waruiru RM, Mbuthia PG, Munyua WK, Otieno RO, Mutune MN.  2017.  Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in indigenous chickens slaughtered at live bird markets of Nairobi County, Kenya.. Livestock Research for Rural Development . 29(7)
Miheso, KO, Mbuthia PG, Njagi LW, Karanja DN, Gathumbi PK, Shah, Wanjohi CW, Murithi MR.  2017.  Sero-prevalence of avian leucosis in chicken in Nairobi and surrounding Counties. . Livestock Research for Rural Development. 29(3)
Nguhiu-Mwangi, J, Mbithi PMF, Wabacha JK, Mbuthia PG.  2017.  Disorders of the Claw and Their Association with Laminitis in Smallholder Zero Grazed Dairy Cows. International journal of veterinary science. 6(2)
Bwana, MO, Njagi LW, Nyaga PN, Mbuthia PG, Bebora LC, Wahome MW, Mutinda WU, Kitala PM.  2017.  Effects of different infectious Bursal disease vaccination regimes on biochemical and haematological parameters of indigenous chicken in Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 29(5)
Wahome, MW, Njagi LW, Nyaga PN, Mbuthia PG, Bebora LC, Bwana MO.  2017.  Occurrence of Antibodies to Infectious Bursal Disease Virus in Non Vaccinated Indigenous Chicken, Ducks and Turkeys in Kenya. Vet Sci. 6(3):159-162.
Waruiru, RM, Mavuti SK, Mbuthia PG, Njagi LW, Mutune MN, Otieno RO.  2017.  Prevalence of ecto- and haemo-parasites of free-range local ducks in Kenya.. Livestock Research for Rural Development . 29(7)
Murugami, JW, Maina KW, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Thaiyah HA, Ngowi, H., Mdegela RH.  2017.  Predators and its associated risk factors in fish farms in Kirinyaga County, Kenya.. International Journal of Innovative Research and advanced studies. 4(8):209-214..
Mavuti, SK, Waruiru RM, Mbuthia PG, Maina JG, M. MJ.  2017.  Evaluation of fish management practices in Nyeri County, Kenya. . International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies . 5(3):165-170..
Mavuti, SK, Waruiru RM, Mbuthia PG, Maina JG, Mbaria JM, Otieno RO.  2017.  Prevalence of ecto- and endo-parasitic infections of farmed tilapia and catfish in Nyeri County, Kenya.. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 29(6)
Maina, KW, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Nzalawahe J, Njagi LW, Mdegela RH, Mavuti SK, Murugami JW.  2017.  Risk factors associated with parasites of farmed fish in Kiambu County, Kenya. . International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies . 5(4):217-223..
Otsyina, HR, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mogoa EGM, Mbuthia PG, Ogara WO.  2017.  Clinical manifestations of sheep with plastic bags in the rumen.. Ghana Journal of Science. 57:35-45.
Otsyina, HR, Mbuthia PG, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Mogoa EGM, Ogara WO.  2017.  Gross and histopathologic findings in sheep with plastic bags in the rumen.. International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine . 5:152-158..

2016

Mulei, I, Nyaga P, Mbuthia P, Waruiru R, Evensen, S. M.  2016.  Molecular characterization of Aquabirnaviruses isolated from farmed rainbow trout in Kenya., 14 Sep . AquaEpi 1 2016 . , Oslo
Maina, KW, Murugami JW, Waruiru RM, Mbuthia PG, Thaiyah LW, Njagi HA, Ngowi J, Nzalawahe RH.  2016.  Management Practices and Constraints of Fish Farming in Kiambu and Counties, Kenya, 23-25 November. 1st Eastern Africa Aquaculture Symposium and Exhibition (EAASE) 2016. , African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD), Kiambu, Kenya
Mulei, IR, Nyaga P, Mbuthia P, Waruiru P, Evensen, Mutoloki S.  2016.  Risk factors associated with occurrence of infectious diseases in farmed rainbow trout and tilapia in Kenya, 23-25 November. 1st Eastern Africa Aquaculture Symposium and Exhibition (EAASE) 2016. , African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD), Kiambu, Kenya
Mavuti, SK, Waruiru RM, Mbuthia PG, Maina JG, Mbaria JM, Otieno RO.  2016.  Prevalence of Parasitic Infections of Farmed Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in Nyeri County, Kenya., 27th–29th April. 50th KVA Annual Scientific conference. , Three Steers Hotel, Meru County

2015

Nguhiu-Mwangi, J, Mbithi PMF, Mbuthia PG.  2015.  Claw Disorders in Dairy Cows Under Varying Zero-Grazing Units. : Scholars’ Press.
Johnson, S.A.M., Gakuya, F., Mbuthia, P.G., Mande JD, Maingi N.  2015.  Prevalence of gastrointestinal helminthes and management practices for dogs in the Greater Accra region of Ghana.. Heliyon. :e00023.

2014

Chege., HW, Kemboi. DC, C.Bebora. L, Maingi. N, Nyaga. PN, Mbuthia. PG, Njagi. LW, Githinji. J.  2014.  Chicken parasites and local treatments used against them in Mbeere District, Kenya.. Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 26(1)
Kemboi., DC, Nyaga. PN, Mbuthia. PG, Chegeh. HW, Bebora. LC, Njagi. LW, Maingi. N, 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.(2)
J.G. Maina, MPG, J. Ngugi OB, P. Orina.WSM, E. G. Karuri, T. Maitho OGO.  2014.  Influence of social-economic factors, gender and the Fish Farming Enterprise and Productivity Project on fish farming practices in Kenya.. Livestock Research for Rural Development. . 26

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