Collins Ouma

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Publications

  1. pmc A non-synonymous polymorphism in IL-23R Gene (rs1884444) is associated with reduced risk to schistosomiasis-associated Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in a Kenyan population
    George O Ogola
    Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    BMC Infect Dis 14:316. 2014
  2. pmc Factors in the management of feeding in nursery school children as perceived by their mothers in rural Bondo County, Kenya
    Allan R Were
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:47. 2013
  3. pmc Knowledge and behaviour as determinants of anti-malarial drug use in a peri-urban population from malaria holoendemic region of western Kenya
    Carren A Watsierah
    Great Lakes University of Kisumu, P O Box 2224 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Malar J 10:99. 2011
  4. pmc Factors determining anti-malarial drug use in a peri-urban population from malaria holoendemic region of western Kenya
    Carren A Watsierah
    Great Lakes University of Kisumu, P O Box 2224 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Malar J 9:295. 2010
  5. pmc Elevated anti-Zta IgG levels and EBV viral load are associated with site of tumor presentation in endemic Burkitt's lymphoma patients: a case control study
    Amolo S Asito
    SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:13. 2010
  6. pmc Polymorphic variability in the 3' untranslated region (UTR) of IL12B is associated with susceptibility to severe anaemia in Kenyan children with acute Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    John M Ong'echa
    Centre for Global Health Research, University of New Mexico Laboratories of Parasitic and Viral Diseases, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Genet 12:69. 2011
  7. pmc Interleukin (IL)-13 promoter polymorphisms (-7402 T/G and -4729G/A) condition susceptibility to pediatric severe malarial anemia but not circulating IL-13 levels
    Winnie A Okeyo
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, School of Public Health and Community Development, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    BMC Immunol 14:15. 2013
  8. pmc Sickle cell trait is not associated with endemic Burkitt lymphoma: an ethnicity and malaria endemicity-matched case-control study suggests factors controlling EBV may serve as a predictive biomarker for this pediatric cancer
    David H Mulama
    Center for Global Health Research, Kenyan Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    Int J Cancer 134:645-53. 2014
  9. pmc Provider knowledge of treatment policy and dosing regimen with artemether-lumefantrine and quinine in malaria-endemic areas of western Kenya
    Carren A Watsierah
    Department of Public Health, Maseno University, Private Bag, Maseno, Kenya
    Malar J 11:436. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased severe anemia in HIV-1-exposed and HIV-1-positive infants and children during acute malaria
    Richard O Otieno
    Department of Zoology, Maseno University, Kisumu, Kenya
    AIDS 20:275-80. 2006

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Publications13

  1. pmc A non-synonymous polymorphism in IL-23R Gene (rs1884444) is associated with reduced risk to schistosomiasis-associated Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in a Kenyan population
    George O Ogola
    Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    BMC Infect Dis 14:316. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Factors in the management of feeding in nursery school children as perceived by their mothers in rural Bondo County, Kenya
    Allan R Were
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:47. 2013
    ..The current study was an exploratory survey that focused on factors affecting feeding of nursery school children as perceived by their mothers in a rural setting in Usigu Division of Bondo County, Kenya...
  3. pmc Knowledge and behaviour as determinants of anti-malarial drug use in a peri-urban population from malaria holoendemic region of western Kenya
    Carren A Watsierah
    Great Lakes University of Kisumu, P O Box 2224 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Malar J 10:99. 2011
    ..Therefore, this cross-sectional study was designed to determine knowledge and behaviour of the consumers in households (n = 397) in peri-urban location in a malaria holoendemic region of western Kenya...
  4. pmc Factors determining anti-malarial drug use in a peri-urban population from malaria holoendemic region of western Kenya
    Carren A Watsierah
    Great Lakes University of Kisumu, P O Box 2224 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Malar J 9:295. 2010
    ..Therefore, this cross-sectional study was designed to determine the patterns of use of anti-malarial drugs in households (n = 397) in peri-urban location of Manyatta-B sub-location in Kisumu in western Kenya...
  5. pmc Elevated anti-Zta IgG levels and EBV viral load are associated with site of tumor presentation in endemic Burkitt's lymphoma patients: a case control study
    Amolo S Asito
    SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:13. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc Polymorphic variability in the 3' untranslated region (UTR) of IL12B is associated with susceptibility to severe anaemia in Kenyan children with acute Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    John M Ong'echa
    Centre for Global Health Research, University of New Mexico Laboratories of Parasitic and Viral Diseases, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Genet 12:69. 2011
    ..0 g/dL), circulating IL-12p40/p70 levels, and longitudinal clinical outcomes in Kenyan children (n = 756) residing in a holoendemic falciparum malaria transmission area were investigated...
  7. pmc Interleukin (IL)-13 promoter polymorphisms (-7402 T/G and -4729G/A) condition susceptibility to pediatric severe malarial anemia but not circulating IL-13 levels
    Winnie A Okeyo
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, School of Public Health and Community Development, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    BMC Immunol 14:15. 2013
    ..Collectively, findings presented here suggest that haplotypes within the IL-13 promoter at -7402 T/G and -4729G/A may modulate SMA pathogenesis, but do not affect circulating IL-13 levels...
  8. pmc Sickle cell trait is not associated with endemic Burkitt lymphoma: an ethnicity and malaria endemicity-matched case-control study suggests factors controlling EBV may serve as a predictive biomarker for this pediatric cancer
    David H Mulama
    Center for Global Health Research, Kenyan Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    Int J Cancer 134:645-53. 2014
    ..This has implications for future human genetic association studies to consider variants influencing control over EBV in addition to malaria as risk factors for eBL...
  9. pmc Provider knowledge of treatment policy and dosing regimen with artemether-lumefantrine and quinine in malaria-endemic areas of western Kenya
    Carren A Watsierah
    Department of Public Health, Maseno University, Private Bag, Maseno, Kenya
    Malar J 11:436. 2012
    ..The current study evaluated providers' knowledge and practices of treatment policy and dosing regimens with AL and quinine in the public, private and not-for-profit drug outlets...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased severe anemia in HIV-1-exposed and HIV-1-positive infants and children during acute malaria
    Richard O Otieno
    Department of Zoology, Maseno University, Kisumu, Kenya
    AIDS 20:275-80. 2006
    ..The primary objective of the study was to determine if HIV-1 exposure [HIV-1(exp)] and/or HIV-1 infection [HIV-1(+)] increased the prevalence of SMA in children with acute malaria...
  11. pmc Polymorphisms in the Fc gamma receptor IIIA and Toll-like receptor 9 are associated with protection against severe malarial anemia and changes in circulating gamma interferon levels
    Elly O Munde
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health and Community Development, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    Infect Immun 80:4435-43. 2012
    ..These results demonstrate that FcγRIIIA-176F/V and TLR9 -1237T/C variants condition susceptibility to SMA and functional changes in circulating IFN-γ levels...
  12. pmc Factors associated with non-adherence to Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) to malaria in a rural population from holoendemic region of western Kenya
    Elizabeth O Onyango
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    BMC Infect Dis 12:143. 2012
    ..We therefore investigated ACT adherence level, factors associated with non-adherence and accessibility in households (n = 297) in rural location of Southeast Alego location in Siaya County in western Kenya...
  13. pmc Suppression of circulating IgD+CD27+ memory B cells in infants living in a malaria-endemic region of Kenya
    Amolo S Asito
    Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
    Malar J 10:362. 2011
    ..During infancy, development of peripheral B cell subsets is also occurring. However, it is unknown if infants living a malaria endemic region have alterations in B cell subsets that is independent of an age effect...

Research Grants2

  1. Impacts of surface receptors [Toll like receptor (TLRs) and Fc gamma receptors (F
    Collins Ouma; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Carrying out these investigations in phenotypically well-defined cohorts of children will maximize our ability to successfully identify genotypes/haplotypes that condition susceptibility to SMA. ..
  2. Impacts of surface receptors [Toll like receptor (TLRs) and Fc gamma receptors (F
    Collins Ouma; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Carrying out these investigations in phenotypically well-defined cohorts of children will maximize our ability to successfully identify genotypes/haplotypes that condition susceptibility to SMA. ..