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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Al Maani A; Paul H; Azza Al-Rashdi; Wahaibi Aa; Amina Al-Jardani; Al Abri Ama; AlBalushi Mah; Seif Al-Abri; Al Reesi M; Al Maqbali A; ...

    Candida auris has emerged in the past decade as a multi-drug resistant public health threat causing health care outbreaks. Here we report epidemiological, clinical, and microbiological investigations of a C. auris outbreak in a regional Omani hospital between April 2018...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Rene S. Hendriksen; Oksana Lukjancenko; Patrick Munk; Mathis Hjort Hjelmsø; Jennifer R. Verani; Eric Ng’eno; Godfrey Bigogo; Samuel Kiplang'at; Traoré Oumar; Lasse Bergmark; ...
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    Project: EC | COMPARE (643476)

    <h4>Background</h4>Worldwide, the number of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases is increasing, highlighting the importance of global disease pathogen surveillance. Traditional population-based methods may fail to capture important events, particularly in settin...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Peninah Munyua; M. Kariuki Njenga; Eric Osoro; Clayton Onyango; Austine Bitek; Athman Mwatondo; Mathew Muturi; Norah Musee; Godfrey Bigogo; Elkanah Otiang; ...
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    Publisher: BioMed Central
    Project: WT

    Abstract More than 75% of emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic in origin and a transdisciplinary, multi-sectoral One Health approach is a key strategy for their effective prevention and control. In 2004, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention office in Kenya...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Patience K. Kiyuka; Charles N. Agoti; Patrick K. Munywoki; Regina Njeru; Anne Bett; James R. Otieno; Grieven P Otieno; Everlyn Kamau; Taane G. Clark; László van den Hoek; ...
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    Project: UKRI | Geographic genetic profil... (MR/M01360X/1), UKRI | Zika: Zika virus surveill... (MC_PC_15103), WT | Defining pathways of resp... (102975), UKRI | Understanding the transmi... (MR/N010469/1), UKRI | The interactions between ... (MR/K000551/1)

    Infections with human coronavirus NL63 are common and reinfections occur repeatedly throughout life. A subset of repeat infections show enhanced virus replication with no evidence of genotype switching, indicating that initial exposure is insufficient to elicit a protec...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Agoti, Charles N.; Kiyuka, Patience K.; Kamau, Everlyn; Munywoki, Patrick K.; Bett, Anne; van der Hoek, Lia; Kellam, Paul; Nokes, D. James; Cotten, Matthew;
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    Publisher: American Society for Microbiology

    Primer-independent agnostic deep sequencing was used to generate three human rhinovirus (HRV) B genomes and one HRV C genome from samples collected in a household respiratory survey in rural coastal Kenya. The study provides the first rhinovirus genomes from Kenya and w...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Sharon L. Deem; Eric M. Fèvre; Margaret F. Kinnaird; A. Springer Browne; Dishon Muloi; Gert-Jan Godeke; Marion Koopmans; Chantal Reusken;
    Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
    Project: WT | Epidemiology of zoonoses ... (085308)

    Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is a recently identified virus causing severe viral respiratory illness in people. Little is known about the reservoir in the Horn of Africa. In Kenya, where no human MERS cases have been reported, our survey of 33...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Marcel A. Müller; Victor M. Corman; Joerg Jores; Benjamin Meyer; Mario Younan; Anne Liljander; Berend Jan Bosch; Erik Lattwein; M. Hilali; Bakri E. Musa; ...
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    Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Project: EC | EMPERIE (223498), EC | ANTIGONE (278976)

    To analyze the distribution of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)–seropositive dromedary camels in eastern Africa, we tested 189 archived serum samples accumulated during the past 30 years. We identified MERS-CoV neutralizing antibodies in 81.0% of ...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Memish, Ziad A.; Cotten, Matthew; Meyer, Benjamin; Watson, Simon J.; Alsahafi, Abdullah J.; Al Rabeeah, Abdullah A.; Corman, Victor Max; Sieberg, Andrea; Makhdoom, Hatem Q.; Assiri, Abdullah; ...
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    Project: EC | EMPERIE (223498), WT , EC | ANTIGONE (278976)

    We investigated a case of human infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) after exposure to infected camels. Analysis of the whole human-derived virus and 15% of the camel-derived virus sequence yielded nucleotide polymorphism signatures sug...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
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    Authors:
    Victor M. Corman; Joerg Jores; Benjamin Meyer; Mario Younan; Anne Liljander; Mohammed Y. Said; Ilona Gluecks; Erik Lattwein; Berend Jan Bosch; Jan Felix Drexler; ...
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    Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Project: EC | EMPERIE (223498), EC | ANTIGONE (278976)

    Dromedary camels are a putative source for human infections with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus. We showed that camels sampled in different regions in Kenya during 1992-2013 have antibodies against this virus. High densities of camel populations correlated...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Gillian Stresman; Jennifer C. Stevenson; Chrispin Owaga; Elizabeth Marube; C. Anyango; Chris Drakeley; Teun Bousema; Jonathan Cox;
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    Project: WT | An evidenced based platfo... (091924)

    <jats:title>SUMMARY</jats:title><jats:p>Understanding the spatial distribution of disease is critical for effective disease control. Where formal address networks do not exist, tracking spatial patterns of clinical disease is difficult. Geolocation strategies were teste...

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