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    • Spatial analysis of the distribution of intestinal nematode infections in Uganda. 

      Kabatereine, N. B.; Brooker, S; Tukahebwa, E. M.; Kazibwe, F. (2004)
      The spatial epidemiology of intestinal nematodes in Uganda was investigated using generalized additive models and geostatistical methods. The prevalence of Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura was unevenly distributed ...
    • Technology generation and Rice promotion: A case for Uganda 

      Bigirwa, G.; Lamo, J.; Kikafunda, J.T.; Kalule, T.; Tsuboi, T.; Opio, F. (2004)
      Rice research in Uganda is comparatively recent when compared with other cereals although this year 2004 it is a century since its itroduction as a crop in the country. It was introduced as a crop only grown in the wetlands ...
    • Epidemiology and geography of Schistosoma mansoni in Uganda: implications for planning control 

      Kabatereine, Narcis B.; Brooker, Simon; Tukahebwa, Edridah M.; Kazibwe, Francis; Onapa, Ambrose W. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2004-03)
      Intestinal schistosomiasis caused by infection with Schistosoma mansoni is a widespread public health problem in Uganda. Although long known to be endemic, its current distribution within the country equires updating of ...
    • Chemotherapy for Schistosomiasis in Ugandan Fishermen: Treatment Can Cause a Rapid Increase in Interleukin-5 Levels in Plasma but Decreased Levels of Eosinophilia and Worm-Specific Immunoglobulin E 

      Fitzsimmons, Colin M.; Joseph, Sarah; Jones, Frances M.; Reimert, Claus M.; Hoffmann, Karl F.; Kazibwe, Francis; Kimani, Gachuhi; Mwatha, Joseph K.; Ouma, John H.; Tukahebwa, Edridah M.; Kariuki, Henry. C.; Vennervald, Birgitte J.; Kabatereine, Narcis B.; Dunne, David W. (American Society for Microbiology, 2004-04)
      Chemotherapy for blood-dwelling schistosomes kills the worms and exposes parasite antigen to the circulation.In many people from areas of endemicity, this treatment increases parasite-specific immunoglobulin EIgE) and other ...
    • Changes in IgE- and Antigen-dependent histamine-release in peripheral blood of Schistosoma mansoni-infected Ugandan fishermen after treatment with praziquantel 

      Satti, Mohamed Z; Cahen, Pierre; Skov, Per S; Joseph, Sarah; Jones, Frances M; Fitzsimmons, Colin; Hoffmann, Karl F; Reimert, Claus; Kariuki, H Curtis; Kazibwe, Francis; Mwatha, Joseph K; Kimani, Gachuhi; Vennervald, Birgitte J; Ouma, John H; Kabatereine5, Narcis B; Dunne, David W (BioMed Central Ltd, 2004-04)
      Background: Parasite-specific IgE levels correlate with human resistance to reinfection with Schistosoma spp. after chemotherapy. Although the role of eosinophils in schistosomiasis has been the focus of a great deal of ...
    • Increases in Human T Helper 2 Cytokine Responses to Schistosoma mansoni Worm and Worm- Tegument Antigens Are Induced by Treatmentwith Praziquantel 

      Joseph, Sarah; M., Frances; Klaudia Walter, Jones; Fulford, Anthony J.; Kimani, Gachuhi; Mwatha, Joseph. K; Kamau, Timothy; Kariuki, Henry C; Kazibwe, Francis; Tukahebwa, Edridah; Kabatereine, Narcis B.; Ouma, John H.; Vennervald, Birgitte J.; Dunne, David W. (Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2004-07-24)
      Levels of Schistosoma mansoni–induced interleukin (IL)–4 and IL-5 and posttreatment levels of immunoglobulin E recognizing the parasite’s tegument (Teg) correlate with human resistance to subsequent reinfection after ...
    • Use of circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) dipsticks for detection of intestinal and urinary schistosomiasis. 

      Stothard, J. Russell; Kabatereine, Narcis B.; Edridah M., Tukahebwa; Kazibwe, Francis; Rollinson, David; William, Mathieson; Webster, Joanne P.; Fenwick, Alan (Elsevier, 2005)
      An evaluation of a commercially available antigen capture dipstick that detects schistosome circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) in urine was conducted in representative endemic areas for intestinal and urinary schistosomiasis ...
    • Field Evaluation of the Meade Readiview Handheld MicroscopeFor Diagnosis of Intestinal Schistosomiasis in Ugandan School Children 

      Russell Stothard, J.; Kabatereine, Narcis B.; Tukahebwa, Edridah M.; Kazibwe, Francis; Mathieson, William; P. Webster, Joanne; Fenwick, Alan (The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2005)
      A novel, inexpensive handheld microscope, the Meade Readiview, was evaluated for field diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis by comparison of sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV), and negative ...
    • Origin and diversification of the human parasite Schistosoma mansoni 

      Kazibwe, Francis; Morgan, Jess A. T.; Dejong, Randall J.; Adeoye, Grace O.; Ansa, Ebenezer D. O.; Barbosa, Constança S.; Brémond, Philippe; Cesari, Italo M.; Charbonnel, Nathalie; Corrêa, Lygia R.; Coulibaly, Godefroy; D’andrea, Paulo Sérgio; De Souza, Cecilia Pereira; Doenhoff, Michael J.; File, Sharon; Idris, Mohamed A.; Incani, R. Nino; Jarne, Philippe; Karanja, Diana M. S.; Kpikpi, John; J. S, Nicholas; Mabaye, Amadou; Lwambo; Magalhães, Luiz A.; Makundi, Asanteli; Moné, Hélène; Mouahid, Gabriel; Muchemi, Gerald M.; Mungai, Ben N.; Séne, Mariama; Southgate, Vaughan; Tchuem Tchuenté, Louis Albert; Théron, Andre; Yousif, Fouad; Zanotti-Magalhães, Eliana M.; Mkoji, Gerald M.; Loker, Eric S. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2005)
      Schistosoma mansoni is the most widespread of the human-infecting schistosomes, present in 54 countries, predominantly in Africa, but also in Madagascar, the Arabian Peninsula, and the Neotropics. Adult-stage parasites ...
    • Curriculum Vitae - Francis, Kazibwe 

      Francis, Kazibwe (2005)
    • Traditional herbal remedies used in the management of sexual impotence and erectile dysfunction in western Uganda 

      Kamatenesi-Mugisha, Maud; Oryem-Origa, Hannington (African Health Sciences, 2005-03)
      Western Uganda. Reproductive health care is the second most prevalent health care problem in Africa. However, this concept of reproductive health care has been focusing mainly on women disregarding men. Thus, some diseases ...
    • Progress towards countrywide control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Uganda 

      Kabatereinea, Narcis B.; Tukahebwaa, Edridah; Kazibwea, Francis; Namwangyea, Harriett; Zarambab, Sam; Brooker, Simon; Russell Stothardd, J.; Kamenka, Cara; Whawell, Sarah; Webster, Joanne P.; Fenwick, Alan (Elsevier Ltd., 2005-03-09)
      Schistosomiasis caused by infection with Schistosoma mansoni is a serious public health burden in 38 of the 56 districts of Uganda. This article reviews the initial experience of the national control programme. Launched ...
    • Short communication: Soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Uganda: epidemiology and cost of control 

      Kabatereine, Narcis B; Kazibwe, Francis; Tukahebwa, E. M.; Twa-Twa, J. M.; Barenzi, J. F. Z.; Zaramba, S.; Stothard, J. R.; Fenwick, A.; Brooker, S. (Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2005-11)
      A countrywide description of the distribution of soil-transmitted helminths in Uganda is reported, based on data for 20 185 schoolchildren from 271 schools. The overall prevalence of Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura ...
    • Short communication: Soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Uganda: epidemiology and cost of control 

      Kabatereine, Narcis B.; Tukahebwa, E. M.; Kazibwe, Francis; Twa-Twa, J. M.; Barenzi, J. F. Z.; Zaramba, S.; Stothard, J. R.; Fenwick, A.; Brooker, S. (Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2005-11)
      A countrywide description of the distribution of soil-transmitted helminths in Uganda is reported, based on data for 20 185 schoolchildren from 271 schools. The overall prevalence of Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura ...
    • Religious Pluralism and Conflict as Issues in Religious Education in Uganda 

      Mwesigwa, Fred Sheldon (University of Leeds, 2005-11)
      This study investigates the complications raised in teaching a confessional Religious Education in a multi-religious context pertaining in Ugandan religiously founded public schools, government and private founded schools. ...
    • Six Sigma for Small Business 

      Brue, Greg (CWL Publishing Enterprises, 2006)
      Six Sigma—you’ve heard of it, but it’s for the big guys, right? Well,this book is here to refute that myth. What you need to understand is that, plain and simple, Six Sigma is a proven set of methods to help you run your ...
    • Growing better Cities 

      Mougeot, Luc J.A. (IDRC Books, 2006)
      The UN system’s interest in urban agriculture began to grow in the early 1980s. This was about the time that a survey in Uganda by UNICEF and Save the Children concluded that urban agriculture (UA) supplied sufficient food ...
    • The AIDS Pandemic in Uganda: Social Capital and the Role of NGOs in Alleviating the Impact of HIV/AIDS 

      Kabeba Muriisa, Roberts (2006)
      AIDS has a devastating impact on individuals and society. It is defined as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and it is a condition caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). This condition occurs when people who ...
    • Schistosoma Mansoni in Infants (Aged, 3 Years) Along The Ugandan Shoreline of Lake Victoria 

      Odogwu, S. E.; Ramamurthy, N. K.; Kabatereine, N. B.; Kazibwe, Francis; Tukahebwa, E.; Webster, J. P.; Fenwick, A.; Stothard, J. R. (The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, 2006-01)
      In two complementary epidemiological surveys of villages on the Ugandan shoreline of Lake Victoria, the putative occurrence of intestinal schistosomiasis in the local infants (children aged ,3 years) was investigated. When, ...
    • Ecology of Biomphalaria (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) in Lake Albert, Western Uganda: snail distributions, infection with schistosomes and temporal associations with environmental dynamics 

      Kazibwe, F.; Makanga, B.; Rubaire-Akiiki, C.; Ouma, J.; Kariuki, C.; Kabatereine, N.B.; Booth, M.; Vennervald, B.J.; Sturrock, R.F.; Stothard, J.R. (Springer, 2006-04-01)
      In Lake Albert, an ecological study was conducted, between June 2000 and May 2003, which assessed snail population dynamics, parasite infection patterns and interplay of environmental factors upon Biomphalaria.Monthly ...