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1.

Continuous Invasion by Respiratory Viruses Observed in Rural Households During a Respiratory Syncytial Virus Seasonal Outbreak in Coastal Kenya.

Munywoki PK, Koech DC, Agoti CN, Cane PA, Medley GF, Nokes DJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 30;67(10):1559-1567. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy313.

2.

Quantifying social contacts in a household setting of rural Kenya using wearable proximity sensors.

Kiti MC, Tizzoni M, Kinyanjui TM, Koech DC, Munywoki PK, Meriac M, Cappa L, Panisson A, Barrat A, Cattuto C, Nokes DJ.

EPJ Data Sci. 2016;5:21. doi: 10.1140/epjds/s13688-016-0084-2. Epub 2016 Jun 14.

3.

Frequent Asymptomatic Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections During an Epidemic in a Rural Kenyan Household Cohort.

Munywoki PK, Koech DC, Agoti CN, Bett A, Cane PA, Medley GF, Nokes DJ.

J Infect Dis. 2015 Dec 1;212(11):1711-8. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv263. Epub 2015 May 4.

4.

Quantifying age-related rates of social contact using diaries in a rural coastal population of Kenya.

Kiti MC, Kinyanjui TM, Koech DC, Munywoki PK, Medley GF, Nokes DJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Aug 15;9(8):e104786. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104786. eCollection 2014.

5.

Influence of age, severity of infection, and co-infection on the duration of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) shedding.

Munywoki PK, Koech DC, Agoti CN, Kibirige N, Kipkoech J, Cane PA, Medley GF, Nokes DJ.

Epidemiol Infect. 2015 Mar;143(4):804-12. doi: 10.1017/S0950268814001393. Epub 2014 Jun 5.

6.

The source of respiratory syncytial virus infection in infants: a household cohort study in rural Kenya.

Munywoki PK, Koech DC, Agoti CN, Lewa C, Cane PA, Medley GF, Nokes DJ.

J Infect Dis. 2014 Jun 1;209(11):1685-92. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit828. Epub 2013 Dec 23.

7.

Evolving friendships and shifting ethical dilemmas: fieldworkers' experiences in a short term community based study in Kenya.

Kamuya DM, Theobald SJ, Munywoki PK, Koech D, Geissler WP, Molyneux SC.

Dev World Bioeth. 2013 Apr;13(1):1-9. doi: 10.1111/dewb.12009. Epub 2013 Feb 21.

8.

Breast cancer diagnosis in a resource poor environment through a collaborative multidisciplinary approach: the Kenyan experience.

Sayed S, Moloo Z, Bird P, Wasike R, Njoroge W, Karanu J, Nzioka A, Sherman O, Prasad S, Mariwa C, Otieno JO, Chumba D, Koech D, Mbinga D, Mohammed M, Njoroge R, Chauhan R, Vinayak S, Kyobutungi C, Saleh M.

J Clin Pathol. 2013 Apr;66(4):307-11. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2012-201404. Epub 2013 Feb 1.

PMID:
23378268
9.

Human cord blood CD4+CD25hi regulatory T cells suppress prenatally acquired T cell responses to Plasmodium falciparum antigens.

Mackroth MS, Malhotra I, Mungai P, Koech D, Muchiri E, King CL.

J Immunol. 2011 Mar 1;186(5):2780-91. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1001188. Epub 2011 Jan 28.

10.

Phosphorus budget in the low-income, peri-urban area of Kibera in Nairobi (Kenya).

Kelderman P, Koech DK, Gumbo B, O'Keeffe J.

Water Sci Technol. 2009;60(10):2669-76. doi: 10.2166/wst.2009.701.

PMID:
19923773
11.

Environmental, socio-demographic and behavioural determinants of malaria risk in the western Kenyan highlands: a case-control study.

Ernst KC, Lindblade KA, Koech D, Sumba PO, Kuwuor DO, John CC, Wilson ML.

Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Oct;14(10):1258-65. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02370.x.

12.

Fine specificity of neonatal lymphocytes to an abundant malaria blood-stage antigen: epitope mapping of Plasmodium falciparum MSP1(33).

Malhotra I, Wamachi AN, Mungai PL, Mzungu E, Koech D, Muchiri E, Moormann AM, King CL.

J Immunol. 2008 Mar 1;180(5):3383-90.

13.

The place of science in a continent at the crossroads.

Koech DK.

Afr J Health Sci. 2001 Jan-Jun;8(1-2):1.

PMID:
17650041
14.

The need for rehabilitation of lost skills in health care delivery.

Koech DK.

Afr J Health Sci. 1998 Jul-Dec;5(3-4):113.

PMID:
17581008
15.

Accessibility and affordability of malaria intervention, treatment and prevention in Africa.

Koech DK.

Afr J Health Sci. 2006 Jan-Jun;13(1-2):i. No abstract available.

PMID:
17348736
16.

A forum for African medical editors is formed in a Geneva meeting.

Koech DK.

Afr J Health Sci. 2002 Jul-Dec;9(3-4):112. No abstract available.

PMID:
17298152
17.

CD4T lymphocyte subsets and disease manifestation in children with and without HIV born to HIV-1 infected mothers.

Makokha EP, Ogolla M, Orago AS, Koech DK, Mpoke S, Esamai F, Songok EM, Kobayashi N, Okoth FA, Tukei PM.

East Afr Med J. 2003 Feb;80(2):95-100.

PMID:
16167723
18.

Late benefits 10-18 years after drug therapy for infection with Schistosoma haematobium in Kwale District, Coast Province, Kenya.

Ouma JH, King CH, Muchiri EM, Mungai P, Koech DK, Ireri E, Magak P, Kadzo H.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Aug;73(2):359-64.

PMID:
16103604
19.

Large-scale, polymerase chain reaction-based surveillance of Schistosoma haematobium DNA in snails from transmission sites in coastal Kenya: a new tool for studying the dynamics of snail infection.

Hamburger J, Hoffman O, Kariuki HC, Muchiri EM, Ouma JH, Koech DK, Sturrock RF, King CH.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Dec;71(6):765-73.

PMID:
15642969
20.

Increased ratio of tumor necrosis factor-alpha to interleukin-10 production is associated with Schistosoma haematobium-induced urinary-tract morbidity.

Wamachi AN, Mayadev JS, Mungai PL, Magak PL, Ouma JH, Magambo JK, Muchiri EM, Koech DK, King CH, King CL.

J Infect Dis. 2004 Dec 1;190(11):2020-30. Epub 2004 Oct 27.

PMID:
15529268
21.

Risk of Plasmodium falciparum infection during a malaria epidemic in highland Kenya, 1997.

John CC, Koech DK, Sumba PO, Ouma JH.

Acta Trop. 2004 Sep;92(1):55-61.

PMID:
15301975
22.

Mitochondrial DNA control region sequences from Nairobi (Kenya): inferring phylogenetic parameters for the establishment of a forensic database.

Brandstätter A, Peterson CT, Irwin JA, Mpoke S, Koech DK, Parson W, Parsons TJ.

Int J Legal Med. 2004 Oct;118(5):294-306.

PMID:
15248073
23.

Differentiation between African populations is evidenced by the diversity of alleles and haplotypes of HLA class I loci.

Cao K, Moormann AM, Lyke KE, Masaberg C, Sumba OP, Doumbo OK, Koech D, Lancaster A, Nelson M, Meyer D, Single R, Hartzman RJ, Plowe CV, Kazura J, Mann DL, Sztein MB, Thomson G, Fernández-Viña MA.

Tissue Antigens. 2004 Apr;63(4):293-325.

PMID:
15009803
24.

Low heritable component of risk for infection intensity and infection-associated disease in urinary schistosomiasis among Wadigo village populations in Coast Province, Kenya.

King CH, Blanton RE, Muchiri EM, Ouma JH, Kariuki HC, Mungai P, Magak P, Kadzo H, Ireri E, Koech DK.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Jan;70(1):57-62.

PMID:
14971699
25.

The detection of antibodies against Schistosoma mansoni soluble egg antigens (SEA) and CEF6 in ELISA, before and after chemotherapy.

Doenhoff MJ, Wheeler JG, Tricker K, Hamilton JV, Sturrock RF, Butterworth AE, Ouma JH, Mbugua GG, Kariuki C, Koech D.

Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2003 Oct;97(7):697-709.

PMID:
14613629
26.

Associations between anti-Schistosoma mansoni and anti-Plasmodium falciparum antibody responses and hepatosplenomegaly, in Kenyan schoolchildren.

Mwatha JK, Jones FM, Mohamed G, Naus CW, Riley EM, Butterworth AE, Kimani G, Kariuki CH, Ouma JH, Koech D, Dunne DW.

J Infect Dis. 2003 Apr 15;187(8):1337-41. Epub 2003 Apr 2.

PMID:
12696017
27.

Maternal immune responses and risk of infant infection with HIV-1 after a short course Zidovudine in a cohort of HIV-1 infected pregnant women in rural Kenya.

Makokha EP, Songok EM, Orago AA, Koech DK, Chemtai AK, Kobayashi N, Mpoke S, Tukei PM, Andayi FA, Lihana RW, Adungo NI, Vulule JM.

East Afr Med J. 2002 Nov;79(11):567-73.

PMID:
12630488
28.

Randomized comparison of low-dose versus standard-dose praziquantel therapy in treatment of urinary tract morbidity due to Schistosoma haema tobium infection.

King CH, Muchiri EM, Mungai P, Ouma JH, Kadzo H, Magak P, Koech DK.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2002 Jun;66(6):725-30.

PMID:
12224581
29.

Kenya rises to infectious diseases challenge.

Sansom C, Koech D.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2002 Sep;2(9):574-5. No abstract available.

PMID:
12206973
30.

Acquired immune responses to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 in the human fetus.

King CL, Malhotra I, Wamachi A, Kioko J, Mungai P, Wahab SA, Koech D, Zimmerman P, Ouma J, Kazura JW.

J Immunol. 2002 Jan 1;168(1):356-64.

32.

Transmission blocking vaccine studies in leishmaniasis: I. Lipophosphoglycan is a promising transmission blocking vaccine molecule against cutaneous leishmaniasis.

Tonui WK, Mbati PA, Anjili CO, Orago AS, Turco SJ, Githure JI, Koech DK.

East Afr Med J. 2001 Feb;78(2):84-9.

PMID:
11682952
33.

Predisposition to urinary tract epithelial metaplasia in Schistosoma haematobium infection.

Hodder SL, Mahmoud AA, Sorenson K, Weinert DM, Stein RL, Ouma JH, Koech D, King CH.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2000 Sep-Oct;63(3-4):133-8.

PMID:
11388504
34.

Frequent umbilical cord-blood and maternal-blood infections with Plasmodium falciparum, P. malariae, and P. ovale in Kenya.

Tobian AA, Mehlotra RK, Malhotra I, Wamachi A, Mungai P, Koech D, Ouma J, Zimmerman P, King CL.

J Infect Dis. 2000 Aug;182(2):558-63. Epub 2000 Jul 19.

PMID:
10915089
35.

HLA-DR-promiscuous T cell epitopes from Plasmodium falciparum pre-erythrocytic-stage antigens restricted by multiple HLA class II alleles.

Doolan DL, Southwood S, Chesnut R, Appella E, Gomez E, Richards A, Higashimoto YI, Maewal A, Sidney J, Gramzinski RA, Mason C, Koech D, Hoffman SL, Sette A.

J Immunol. 2000 Jul 15;165(2):1123-37.

36.

Evaluation of a standardized direct agglutination test (DAT) for the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in Kenya.

Mbati PA, Githure JI, Kagai JM, Kirigi G, Kibati F, Wasunna K, Koech DK.

Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1999 Oct;93(7):703-10.

PMID:
10715698
37.

Impact of the crayfish Procambarus clarkii on Schistosoma haematobium transmission in Kenya.

Mkoji GM, Hofkin BV, Kuris AM, Stewart-Oaten A, Mungai BN, Kihara JH, Mungai F, Yundu J, Mbui J, Rashid JR, Kariuki CH, Ouma JH, Koech DK, Loker ES.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1999 Nov;61(5):751-9.

PMID:
10586907
38.

Diagnosis of Wuchereria bancrofti infection by the polymerase chain reaction employing patients' sputum.

Abbasi I, Githure J, Ochola JJ, Agure R, Koech DK, Ramzy RM, Williams SA, Hamburger J.

Parasitol Res. 1999 Oct;85(10):844-9.

PMID:
10494812
39.

Double-blind placebo-controlled study of concurrent administration of albendazole and praziquantel in schoolchildren with schistosomiasis and geohelminths.

Olds GR, King C, Hewlett J, Olveda R, Wu G, Ouma J, Peters P, McGarvey S, Odhiambo O, Koech D, Liu CY, Aligui G, Gachihi G, Kombe Y, Parraga I, Ramirez B, Whalen C, Horton RJ, Reeve P.

J Infect Dis. 1999 Apr;179(4):996-1003.

PMID:
10068597
40.
41.

Experimental control of the schistosome-transmitting snail Biomphalaria pfeifferi by the ampullariid snail Pila ovata.

Mkoji GM, Mungai BN, Koech DK, Loker ES.

Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1998 Jan;92(1):65-72.

PMID:
9614455
42.

An evaluation of surveillance of malaria at primary health care level in Kenya.

Some ES, Koech DK, Ochogo JO, Ocholla F, Mumbi F.

East Afr Med J. 1997 Sep;74(9):573-5.

PMID:
9487433
43.

Antifolate drug resistance and point mutations in Plasmodium falciparum in Kenya.

Khan B, Omar S, Kanyara JN, Warren-Perry M, Nyalwidhe J, Peterson DS, Wellems T, Kaniaru S, Gitonga J, Mulaa FJ, Koech DK.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1997 Jul-Aug;91(4):456-60.

PMID:
9373654
44.

In utero exposure to helminth and mycobacterial antigens generates cytokine responses similar to that observed in adults.

Malhotra I, Ouma J, Wamachi A, Kioko J, Mungai P, Omollo A, Elson L, Koech D, Kazura JW, King CL.

J Clin Invest. 1997 Apr 1;99(7):1759-66.

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46.

Quality control of Kato slide counts for Schistosoma mansoni: a review of 12 years' experience in Kenya.

Sturrock RF, Ouma JH, Kariuki HC, Thiongo FW, Koech DK, Butterworth AE.

Bull World Health Organ. 1997;75(5):469-75.

47.

Field trial of permethrin impregnated sisal curtains in malaria control in western Kenya.

Oloo A, Githeko A, Adungo N, Karanja D, Vulule J, Kisia-Abok I, Seroney I, Ayisi J, Ondijo S, Koech DK, Abdullah MS.

East Afr Med J. 1996 Nov;73(11):735-40.

PMID:
8997865
48.

Detection of Wuchereria bancrofti DNA in patients' sputum by the polymerase chain reaction.

Abbasi I, Hamburger J, Githure J, Ochola JJ, Agure R, Koech DK, Ramzy R, Gad A, Williams SA.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1996 Sep-Oct;90(5):531-2. No abstract available.

PMID:
8944264
49.
50.

The need for good practices in biomedical technology.

Koech DK.

Afr J Health Sci. 1996 Feb;3(1):1.

PMID:
17451285

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