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Genetic diversity and population structure of Theileria parva in South Sudan.

Salih DA, Mwacharo JM, Pelle R, Njahira MN, Odongo DO, Mbole-Kariuki MN, Marcellino WL, Malak AK, Kiara H, El Hussein ARM, Bishop RP, Skilton RA.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2018 May;9(4):806-813. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2018.03.002. Epub 2018 Mar 3.


Genes encoding two Theileria parva antigens recognized by CD8+ T-cells exhibit sequence diversity in South Sudanese cattle populations but the majority of alleles are similar to the Muguga component of the live vaccine cocktail.

Salih DA, Pelle R, Mwacharo JM, Njahira MN, Marcellino WL, Kiara H, Malak AK, El Hussein AR, Bishop R, Skilton RA.

PLoS One. 2017 Feb 23;12(2):e0171426. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171426. eCollection 2017.


Risk factors associated with contagious caprine pleuro-pneumonia in goats in pastoral areas in the Rift Valley region of Kenya.

Kipronoh KA, Ombui JN, Binepal YS, Wesonga HO, Gitonga EK, Thuranira E, Kiara HK.

Prev Vet Med. 2016 Sep 15;132:107-112. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2016.08.011. Epub 2016 Sep 1.


Seroprevalence of respiratory viral pathogens of indigenous calves in Western Kenya.

Callaby R, Toye P, Jennings A, Thumbi SM, Coetzer JA, Conradie Van Wyk IC, Hanotte O, Mbole-Kariuki MN, Bronsvoort BM, Kruuk LE, Woolhouse ME, Kiara H.

Res Vet Sci. 2016 Oct;108:120-4. doi: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2016.08.010. Epub 2016 Aug 26.


Gastrointestinal nematode infection in small ruminants in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Asmare K, Sheferaw D, Aragaw K, Abera M, Sibhat B, Haile A, Kiara H, Szonyi B, Skjerve E, Wieland B.

Acta Trop. 2016 Aug;160:68-77. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.04.016. Epub 2016 May 3.


Extensive polymorphism of Ra86 genes in field populations of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus from Kenya.

Kamau LM, Skilton RA, Githaka N, Kiara H, Kabiru E, Shah T, Musoke AJ, Bishop RP.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016 Jul;7(5):772-781. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.03.011. Epub 2016 Mar 17.


The biology of Theileria parva and control of East Coast fever - Current status and future trends.

Nene V, Kiara H, Lacasta A, Pelle R, Svitek N, Steinaa L.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016 Jun;7(4):549-64. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.02.001. Epub 2016 Feb 26. Review.


Production and dose determination of the Infection and Treatment Method (ITM) Muguga cocktail vaccine used to control East Coast fever in cattle.

Patel E, Mwaura S, Kiara H, Morzaria S, Peters A, Toye P.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016 Mar;7(2):306-14. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.11.006. Epub 2015 Dec 2.


Co-infections determine patterns of mortality in a population exposed to parasite infection.

Woolhouse ME, Thumbi SM, Jennings A, Chase-Topping M, Callaby R, Kiara H, Oosthuizen MC, Mbole-Kariuki MN, Conradie I, Handel IG, Poole EJ, Njiiri E, Collins NE, Murray G, Tapio M, Auguet OT, Weir W, Morrison WI, Kruuk LE, Bronsvoort BM, Hanotte O, Coetzer K, Toye PG.

Sci Adv. 2015 Mar 20;1(2):e1400026. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1400026. eCollection 2015 Mar.


Prevalence of contagious caprine pleuro-pneumonia in pastoral flocks of goats in the Rift Valley region of Kenya.

Kipronoh AK, Ombui JN, Kiara HK, Binepal YS, Gitonga E, Wesonga HO.

Trop Anim Health Prod. 2016 Jan;48(1):151-5. doi: 10.1007/s11250-015-0934-0. Epub 2015 Oct 29.


The epidemiology of tick-borne haemoparasites as determined by the reverse line blot hybridization assay in an intensively studied cohort of calves in western Kenya.

Njiiri NE, Bronsvoort BM, Collins NE, Steyn HC, Troskie M, Vorster I, Thumbi SM, Sibeko KP, Jennings A, van Wyk IC, Mbole-Kariuki M, Kiara H, Poole EJ, Hanotte O, Coetzer K, Oosthuizen MC, Woolhouse M, Toye P.

Vet Parasitol. 2015 May 30;210(1-2):69-76. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2015.02.020. Epub 2015 Mar 16.


Variation and covariation in strongyle infection in East African shorthorn zebu calves.

Callaby R, Hanotte O, Conradie Van Wyk I, Kiara H, Toye P, Mbole-Kariuki MN, Jennings A, Thumbi SM, Coetzer JA, de C Bronsvoort BM, Knott SA, Woolhouse ME, Kruuk LE.

Parasitology. 2015 Mar;142(3):499-511. doi: 10.1017/S0031182014001498. Epub 2014 Sep 26.


A longitudinal assessment of the serological response to Theileria parva and other tick-borne parasites from birth to one year in a cohort of indigenous calves in western Kenya.

Kiara H, Jennings A, Bronsvoort BM, Handel IG, Mwangi ST, Mbole-Kariuki M, Van Wyk IC, Poole EJ, Hanotte O, Coetzer JA, Woolhouse ME, Toye PG.

Parasitology. 2014 Sep;141(10):1289-98. doi: 10.1017/S003118201400050X. Epub 2014 May 16.


Willingness to pay for contagious bovine pleuropneumonia vaccination in Narok South District of Kenya.

Kairu-Wanyoike SW, Kaitibie S, Heffernan C, Taylor NM, Gitau GK, Kiara H, McKeever D.

Prev Vet Med. 2014 Aug 1;115(3-4):130-42. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2014.03.028. Epub 2014 Apr 6.


Control of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia: knowledge, attitudes, perceptions and practices in Narok district of Kenya.

Kairu-Wanyoike SW, Kiara H, Heffernan C, Kaitibie S, Gitau GK, McKeever D, Taylor NM.

Prev Vet Med. 2014 Aug 1;115(3-4):143-56. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2014.03.029. Epub 2014 Apr 5.


Genome-wide analysis reveals the ancient and recent admixture history of East African Shorthorn Zebu from Western Kenya.

Mbole-Kariuki MN, Sonstegard T, Orth A, Thumbi SM, Bronsvoort BM, Kiara H, Toye P, Conradie I, Jennings A, Coetzer K, Woolhouse ME, Hanotte O, Tapio M.

Heredity (Edinb). 2014 Oct;113(4):297-305. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2014.31. Epub 2014 Apr 16.


Parasite co-infections and their impact on survival of indigenous cattle.

Thumbi SM, Bronsvoort BM, Poole EJ, Kiara H, Toye PG, Mbole-Kariuki MN, Conradie I, Jennings A, Handel IG, Coetzer JA, Steyl JC, Hanotte O, Woolhouse ME.

PLoS One. 2014 Feb 20;9(2):e76324. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076324. eCollection 2014.


The impact of co-infections on the haematological profile of East African Short-horn Zebu calves.

Van Wyk IC, Goddard A, de C Bronsvoort BM, Coetzer JA, Handel IG, Hanotte O, Jennings A, Lesosky M, Kiara H, Thumbi SM, Toye P, Woolhouse MW, Penzhorn BL.

Parasitology. 2014 Mar;141(3):374-88. doi: 10.1017/S0031182013001625.


Genetic susceptibility to infectious disease in East African Shorthorn Zebu: a genome-wide analysis of the effect of heterozygosity and exotic introgression.

Murray GG, Woolhouse ME, Tapio M, Mbole-Kariuki MN, Sonstegard TS, Thumbi SM, Jennings AE, van Wyk IC, Chase-Topping M, Kiara H, Toye P, Coetzer K, deC Bronsvoort BM, Hanotte O.

BMC Evol Biol. 2013 Nov 9;13:246. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-246.


Mortality in East African shorthorn zebu cattle under one year: predictors of infectious-disease mortality.

Thumbi SM, Bronsvoort MB, Kiara H, Toye PG, Poole J, Ndila M, Conradie I, Jennings A, Handel IG, Coetzer JA, Steyl J, Hanotte O, Woolhouse ME.

BMC Vet Res. 2013 Sep 8;9:175. doi: 10.1186/1746-6148-9-175.


Parasite co-infections show synergistic and antagonistic interactions on growth performance of East African zebu cattle under one year.

Thumbi SM, de C Bronsvoort BM, Poole EJ, Kiara H, Toye P, Ndila M, Conradie I, Jennings A, Handel IG, Coetzer JA, Hanotte O, Woolhouse ME.

Parasitology. 2013 Dec;140(14):1789-98. doi: 10.1017/S0031182013001261. Epub 2013 Sep 4.


Design and descriptive epidemiology of the Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) project, a longitudinal calf cohort study in western Kenya.

de Clare Bronsvoort BM, Thumbi SM, Poole EJ, Kiara H, Auguet OT, Handel IG, Jennings A, Conradie I, Mbole-Kariuki MN, Toye PG, Hanotte O, Coetzer JA, Woolhouse ME.

BMC Vet Res. 2013 Aug 30;9:171. doi: 10.1186/1746-6148-9-171.


Maternal antibody uptake, duration and influence on survival and growth rate in a cohort of indigenous calves in a smallholder farming system in western Kenya.

Toye P, Handel I, Gray J, Kiara H, Thumbi S, Jennings A, van Wyk IC, Ndila M, Hanotte O, Coetzer K, Woolhouse M, Bronsvoort M.

Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2013 Sep 1;155(1-2):129-34. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2013.06.003. Epub 2013 Jun 14.


Exploring farmer preferences for contagious bovine pleuropneumonia vaccination: a case study of Narok District of Kenya.

Kairu-Wanyoike SW, Kaitibie S, Taylor NM, Gitau GK, Heffernan C, Schnier C, Kiara H, Taracha E, McKeever D.

Prev Vet Med. 2013 Jul 1;110(3-4):356-69. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2013.02.013. Epub 2013 Mar 5.


Bluetongue and epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus in local breeds of cattle in Kenya.

Toye PG, Batten CA, Kiara H, Henstock MR, Edwards L, Thumbi S, Poole EJ, Handel IG, Bronsvoort BM, Hanotte O, Coetzer JA, Woolhouse ME, Oura CA.

Res Vet Sci. 2013 Jun;94(3):769-73. doi: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2012.11.001. Epub 2012 Dec 20.


Prevalence of livestock diseases and their impact on livelihoods in Central Equatoria State, Southern Sudan.

Malak AK, Mpoke L, Banak J, Muriuki S, Skilton RA, Odongo D, Sunter J, Kiara H.

Prev Vet Med. 2012 May 1;104(3-4):216-23. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2011.12.001. Epub 2012 Jan 13.


Hematological profile of East African short-horn zebu calves from birth to 51 weeks of age.

van Wyk IC, Goddard A, de C Bronsvoort BM, Coetzer JA, Booth C, Hanotte O, Jennings A, Kiara H, Mashego P, Muller C, Pretorius G, Poole EJ, Thumbi SM, Toye PG, Woolhouse ME, Penzhorn BL.

Comp Clin Path. 2012 Jun 1;22:1029-1036. eCollection 2012.


A nested PCR assay exhibits enhanced sensitivity for detection of Theileria parva infections in bovine blood samples from carrier animals.

Odongo DO, Sunter JD, Kiara HK, Skilton RA, Bishop RP.

Parasitol Res. 2010 Jan;106(2):357-65. doi: 10.1007/s00436-009-1670-z. Epub 2009 Nov 10.


Linkage disequilibrium between alleles at highly polymorphic mini- and micro-satellite loci of Theileria parva isolated from cattle in three regions of Kenya.

Odongo DO, Oura CA, Spooner PR, Kiara H, Mburu D, Hanotte OH, Bishop RP.

Int J Parasitol. 2006 Jul;36(8):937-46. Epub 2006 Mar 10.


Comparative studies on the infectivity of Theileria parva in ticks fed in vitro and those fed on cattle.

Musyoki JM, Osir EO, Kiara HK, Kokwaro ED.

Exp Appl Acarol. 2004;32(1-2):51-67.


Treatment of East Coast fever: a comparison of parvaquone and buparvaquone.

Muraguri GR, Kiara HK, McHardy N.

Vet Parasitol. 1999 Nov;87(1):25-37.


A PCR-based field evaluation of Theileria infections in cattle and ticks in Kenya.

Watt D, Kiara H, Sparagano OA.

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998 Jun 29;849:69-77.


Rearing Amblyomma variegatum ticks in the laboratory: a simple technique to enhance attachment.

Kiara HK, Essuman S, Osir EO, Okwakpam BA.

Med Vet Entomol. 1994 Oct;8(4):395-7. No abstract available.


Towards the selection of cattle for tick resistance in Africa.

de Castro JJ, Capstick PB, Nokoe S, Kiara H, Rinkanya F, Slade R, Okello O, Bennun L.

Exp Appl Acarol. 1991 Oct;12(3-4):219-27.


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