PUBLICATIONS, CONFERENCES & SEMINARS

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Ogolla KO, Chebet J, Waruiru RM, Gathumbi PK, Okumu PO, Aboge GO. "Efficacy of Ivermectin, Liquid Paraffin, and Carbaryl against Mange of Farmed Rabbits in Central Kenya." Journal of Tropical Medicine . 2019;Volume 2019, Article ID 5092845(https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/5092845).
  2. Nyariki TM, Gathumbi PK, Bebora LC, Muchemi GM, Ngatia TA. "Hematologic Values of Healthy and Sick Free-Ranging Lesser Flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) in Kenya." Journal of Wildlife Diseases.. 2019;55(1):123-128.

  3. Omani RN, Gitao CG, Gachohi J, Gathumbi PK, Bwihane BA, Abbey K, Chemwono VJ. "Peste des petits ruminants in dromedary camels and small ruminants in Mandera and Wajir Counties of Kenya." Advances Virology. 2019;Volume 2019 Article ID 4028720 6 pages(https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/4028720).

  4. Wanja DW, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Mwandime JM, Bebora LC, Nyaga PN, Ngowi, H. "Fish husbandry practices and water quality in central Kenya: Potential risk factors for fish mortality and infectious diseases." Veterinary Medicine International. 2020;2020.

  5. Wamboi P, Waruiru RM, Mbuthia PG, Nguhiu-Mwangi J, Bebora LC. "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. 2020;8(1):18-25.

  6. D.W. W, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Mwandime JM, Nyaga PN, Ngowi HA, Bebora LC. "Bacterial pathogens isolated from farmed fish and source pond water in Kirinyaga County, Kenya.international Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic studies . 2019;7(2):295-301.

  7. Mulei IR, Nyaga PN, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Cheng, Xu Ø, Evensen, Mutoloki. "First detection and isolation of infectious haematopoietic necrosis virus from farmed rainbow trout in Nyeri County, Kenya.Journal of Fish Diseases . 2019;DOI 10.1111.
  8. Mutinda WU, Mbuthia PG, Njagi LW, Bebora LC, Nyaga PN. "Pathogenicity of Kenyan Infectious bursal disease virus isolates in indigenous chickens." International Journal of Poultry Science. 2019;2019.

  9. Gathumbi JK, Kemboi DC, Antonissen G, Ochieng PE, Croubels S, Kangethe EK, Okoth S, Faas J, Lindahl JF. "A Review of the Impact of Mycotoxins on Dairy Cattle Health: Challenges for Food Safety and Dairy Production in Sub-Saharan Africa.Toxins 2020. 2020;12(4).

  10. Gathumbi JK, Kimani, J.M., Mutisya P, Kombe, Yeri, Wamunyokoli, Fred W, Mbakaya, Charles FL. "The Additive Effect of Hepatitis B Virus and Aflatoxin B1 to Liver Disease Burden: A Case Study in Kitui, Makueni and Machakos Counties, Kenya.Journal of Health and Medical Sciences. 2019;2(3):312-331.

  11. Gathumbi JK, Kimani PM, Yeri K, Wamunyokoli F, Mbakaya CFL. "The Effect of Aflatoxin B1 Serum Albumin Adducts Gathumbi J.K. CV – June, 2020 Level On Subjects With And Without Liver Disease In Kitui And Makueni Regions Of Lower Eastern Kenya.Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing. 2019;4(5):12-22.

  12. Ntampaka P, Nyaga PN, Gathumbi JK, Tukei M. "Rabies serosurvey of domestic dogs in Kigali City, Rwanda." Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health. 2019;11:64-72.

    Davis NK. "Perceptions and Attitudes of Academic Staff Towards Agricultural Training in Universities." International Journal for Innovation Education and Research. 2019;7(4):375-386.

  13. Waruiru, RM, Mbuthia PG, Bebora LC, Nyaga PN, Wanja DW, Mwadime JM, Ngowi HA.  2020.  Fish husbandry practices and water quality in central Kenya: potential risk factors for fish mortality and infectious Diseases. Hindawi Veterinary Medicine International . 2020
  14. Waruiru, RM, Mbuthia PG, Bebora LC, Nguhiu JM, Wamboi P.  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.

  15. Waruiru, RM, Gathumbi PK, Okumu PO, Ogolla KO, Chebet J, Aboge GO.  2019.  Efficacy of ivermectin, liquid paraffin, and carbaryl against mange of farmed rabbits in central Kenya. Hindawi Journal of Tropical Medicine.. 2019

  16. Waruiru, RM, Mbuthia PG, Bebora LC, Nyaga PN, Mwadime JM, Wanja DW, Ngowi HA.  2019.  Bacterial pathogens isolated from farmed fish and source pond water in Kirinyaga County, Kenya.. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquactic Studies. 7(2):295-301..

  17. Waruiru, RM, Mbuthia PG, Nyaga PN, Xu C, Mulei IR, Evensen, Mutoloki S.  2019.  First detection and isolation of infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus from farmed rainbow trout in Nyeri County, Kenya. . Journal of Fish Diseases. 2019:1-8.

  18. Mbindyo, C, Gitao C, Mulei C.  2020.  Prevalence, Etiology, and Risk Factors of Mastitis in Dairy Cattle in Embu and Kajiado Counties, Kenya. Veterinary Medicine International. Volume 2020 |Article ID 8831172 | 12 pages (https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8831172):12pages.

  19. Awili, H, Gitao C, Muchemi G..  2020.  Seroprevalence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Adolescent Blood Donors within Selected Counties of Western Keny. Hindawi BioMed Research International. Volume 2020, Article ID 8578172,:6pages.

  20. Omani, R, Gitao C, Gachohi J, Gathumbi P, Bwihangane A, Khalif A, Chemweno V.  2019.  Peste Des Petits Ruminants (PPR) in Dromedary Camels and Small Ruminants in Mandera and Wajir Counties of Kenya. Advances in Virology . (doi.org/10.1155/2019/4028720)

  21. Gitao, C.  2019.  Role of Academia and Researchers in the Agricultural sector in Kenya’, 24 Oct 2019. Kenya Private Sector Agricultural sector. , Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi

  22. Orono, S, Gitao C, Mpatswenumugambo J, Chepkwony M, Mutisya C, Okoth E, Bronsvoort M, Russell C, Nene V, Cook A.  2019.  Field validation of clinical and laboratory diagnosis of wildebeest associated malignant catarrhal fever in cattle. BMC Veterinary research . (doi.org/10.1186/s12917-019-1818-8)

  23. Gitao, C.G., Toroitich, K, Khalif, Field, C, Wario, S.  2019.  Mass Livestock Deaths In EL-HADI Of North-Horr Sub-County, MARSABIT COUNTY, 24-2-2019. :1-28., Nairobi: RPLP

  24. Chemweno, V, Gitao C, Gachohi J, Soi R, Ndungu E, Khalif A.  2019.  PPR in Camels: Sero-Prevalence and Socio-Economics. International Journal of Veterinary Science. 8(2):84-88.

  25. Gitao, C.G., Orono, S, Cook, A.  2019.  How to Diagnose Malignant Catarrhal fever and views from Pastoralists. , Saarbrucken: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing

  26. Mpatswenumugabo, JP, Bebora LC, Gitao, C.G., Kamana, O, Mobegi, VA, Irahuga B, B S.  2019.  Assessment of Bacterial contaminations andmilk handling practices along the raw milk market chain in North-western region of Rwanda. African Journal of Microbiology Research. 13(29 ;http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJMR2018.8919 ):640-648.

  27. Muia, BM, Mbaria JM, Kanja LW, Gitahi N, Okumu PO, Okumu MO.  2020.  Acute and sub-acute toxicity study of the root extracts of Fagaropsis hildebrandtii in mice and evaluation of their antimicrobial effects. F1000Research,. 8(1444)

  28. Ogolla, KO, Chebet J, Waruiru RM, Gathumbi PK, Okumu PO, Aboge GO.  2019.  Efficacy of Ivermectin, Liquid Paraffin, and Carbaryl against Mange of Farmed Rabbits in Central Kenya. Journal of Tropical Medicine. 130:1487-1504.

  29. Kenana, JK, Mbaria JM, Kaingu CK, Okumu PO.  2019.  Toxicological and Phytochemical Evaluation of Uvariodendron kirkii. The Journal of Ethnobiology and Traditional Medicine. The Journal of Ethnobiology and Traditional Medicine. 130:1487-1504.

  30. Nancy Mulwa, Githigia S, Karanja D, Mbae C, Zeyhle E, Mulinge E.  2020.  Prevalence and Intensity of Gastrointestinal Parasites in Donkeys in Selected Abattoirs in Kenya.

  31. Bebora, LC, Mbuthia PG, Nyaga PN, Waruiru RM, Wanja DW, H.A N.  2020.  Fish Husbandry Practices and Water Quality in Central Kenya: Potential Risk Factors for Fish Mortality and Infectious Diseases.. Hindawi Veterinary Medicine International . 2020

  32. Bebora L.C, Gitao CG, P.M M, Mobegi VA, Shumbusho B, Iraguha B.  2019.  Assessment of bacterial contamination and milk handling practices along the raw milk market chain in the North-Western region of Rwanda.. African Journal of Microbiology Research. 13(29):640-648.

  33. Bebora, LC, Mbuthia PG, P.N N, Mutinda WU, Njagi LW.  2019.  Pathogenicity of Kenyan Infectious Bursal Disease Virus Isolates in Indigenous Chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science. 18(11):523-529.

  34. Bebora, LC, Gathumbi PK, Muchemi GM, Gakuya FM, Manyibe TN, Kariuki EK, Ngatia TA, Maina EW.  2019.  Hematologic Values of Healthy and Sick Free-ranging Lesser Flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) in Kenya. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 55(1):123-128.

  35. Bebora, LC, Mbuthia PG, Waruiru RM, Nyaga P, Wanja DW, Mwadime JM, Ngowi HA.  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.

              CONFERENCES

  1. Prof. KN KuriaVeterinary Vaccinology- Lessons for covid-19  Vaccine Development  A presentation in the KVA webinar conference on 20/08/2020  Theme: “Frontline experience and veterinary perspective” 
  2. Dr. C.M Mbindyo - Virtual AFROHUN Launch and USAID’s One Health Workforce – Next Generation project Year 1 Showcase – October 27–29, 2020 virtual AFROHUN Launch and USAID’s
  3. Murugami J.W., Maina K.W., Waruiru R.M., Mbuthia P.G., Thayah A.G., Njagi L.W., Ngowi H.A., Nzalawahe J. & Mdegela R.H., 2017. Prevalence and risk factors associated with parasitic infections of farmed fish in central Kenya. In: Proc. of the Joint KVA, CVA & UoN-FVM International Scientific Conference held at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya, April 26-28, ID no 66, p.57.
  4. Maina, K.W., Murugami, J.W.  Waruiru, R.M. Mbuthia, P.G.  Thaiyah, A.G. Njagi, L.W.  Ngowi, H.A. Nzalawahe, J.  Mdegela, R.H.  2016.Management Practices and Constraints of Fish Farming in Kiambu and Counties, Kenya. In, the 1st Eastern Africa Aquaculture Symposium and Exhibition (EAASE) 2016, held at African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD), Kiambu, Kenya on 23rd–25thNovember 2016. (Abstract No 16)
  5. Chege, H.W, Kemboi, D.C  Bebora, L.C  Maingi, N  Mbuthia, P.G  Nyaga, P.N Njagi, L W and  Githinji, J. 2014. Seasonality of ecto-and –endoparasites in indigenous chicken of Mbeere Sub-county, Kenya.Presented at the 9thBiennial Scientific Conference, theme ‘Enhancing Livelihood through Improvement in Animal Health and Production in a Changing Environment’, held on 3rdto 5thSeptember 2014 at the FVM Upper Kabete Campus. (Abstract No. 03-2)