Mbiko Nchito

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zambia
Country: Zambia

Publications

  1. doi The effect of iron and multi-micronutrient supplementation on Ascaris lumbricoides reinfection among Zambian schoolchildren
    Mbiko Nchito
    The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka 10101, Zambia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:229-36. 2009
  2. ncbi Effects of iron and multimicronutrient supplementation on geophagy: a two-by-two factorial study among Zambian schoolchildren in Lusaka
    Mbiko Nchito
    The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:218-27. 2004
  3. doi Seasonal prevalence and incidence of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis and associated diarrhoea in children attending pre-school in Kafue, Zambia
    Joyce Siwila
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, PO Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:102-8. 2011
  4. doi Intestinal helminths and protozoa in children in pre-schools in Kafue district, Zambia
    Joyce Siwila
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:122-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi The effect of iron and multi-micronutrient supplementation on Ascaris lumbricoides reinfection among Zambian schoolchildren
    Mbiko Nchito
    The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka 10101, Zambia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:229-36. 2009
    ..Iron appears to affect reinfection intensity with A. lumbricoides, but further investigations are required to confirm this effect and elucidate the mechanisms involved...
  2. ncbi Effects of iron and multimicronutrient supplementation on geophagy: a two-by-two factorial study among Zambian schoolchildren in Lusaka
    Mbiko Nchito
    The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:218-27. 2004
    ..Geophagy could be a copied behaviour and the association between geophagy and iron deficiency due to impaired iron absorption following earth eating...
  3. doi Seasonal prevalence and incidence of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis and associated diarrhoea in children attending pre-school in Kafue, Zambia
    Joyce Siwila
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, PO Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:102-8. 2011
    ..12, 95% CI = 0.91-1.53; P = 0.26). We conclude that gastro-intestinal protozoal infections are highly prevalent among children attending pre-school in peri-urban Zambia highlighting the need for further studies of risk factors...
  4. doi Intestinal helminths and protozoa in children in pre-schools in Kafue district, Zambia
    Joyce Siwila
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:122-8. 2010
    ..Future studies should explore local factors associated with transmission of these infections, and consequently provide the necessary health education to parents and teachers...