S E Mshana

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of microscopic examination of stool specimens in the diagnosis of campylobacter infection from children with acute diarrhoea in Kampala, Uganda
    S E Mshana
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Tanzan J Health Res 12:100-3. 2010
  2. pmc Prevalence of multiresistant gram-negative organisms in a tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Stephen E Mshana
    Weill Bugando University College of Health Science Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 2:49. 2009
  3. pmc Campylobacter spp among children with acute diarrhea attending Mulago hospital in Kampala--Uganda
    S E Mshana
    Department of Medical Microbiology Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala Uganda
    Afr Health Sci 9:201-5. 2009
  4. pmc Predictors of blaCTX-M-15 in varieties of Escherichia coli genotypes from humans in community settings in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Stephen E Mshana
    Department of Microbiology Immunology Weill Bugando School of Medicine, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 16:187. 2016
  5. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of cefepime against extended spectrum p-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae from clinical specimens at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Stephen E Mshana
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences
    Tanzan J Health Res 13:119-21. 2011
  6. pmc Molecular epidemiology and characterization of an outbreak causing Klebsiella pneumoniae clone carrying chromosomally located bla(CTX-M-15) at a German University-Hospital
    Stephen E Mshana
    Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Weill Bugando School of Medicine Box, 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Microbiol 15:122. 2015
  7. pmc Hepatocellular carcinoma: clinicopathological profile and challenges of management in a resource-limited setting
    Hyasinta Jaka
    Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Bugando, Bugando, P, O, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    World J Surg Oncol 12:246. 2014
  8. pmc Evaluation of existence and transmission of extended spectrum beta lactamase producing bacteria from post-delivery women to neonates at Bugando Medical Center, Mwanza-Tanzania
    Edwin Nelson
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 7:279. 2014
  9. pmc Predominance of multi-drug resistant bacterial pathogens causing surgical site infections in Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania
    Joel Manyahi
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 7:500. 2014
  10. pmc Predominance of multi-resistant gram-negative bacteria colonizing chronic lower limb ulcers (CLLUs) at Bugando Medical Center
    Nyambura Moremi
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 1464 Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 7:211. 2014

Collaborators

  • Mecky Matee
  • Eugen Domann
  • Nyambura Moremi
  • C Imirzalioglu
  • Torsten Hain
  • Humphrey D Mazigo
  • Erasmus Kamugisha
  • Phillipo L Chalya
  • M L Joloba
  • Anthony Naju Massinde
  • Benson R Kidenya
  • Berno Mwambe
  • Fadhili M Lyimo
  • Hyasinta Jaka
  • Neema Kayange
  • Rodrick Kabangila
  • Mariam M Mirambo
  • Edwin Nelson
  • Antke Zuechner
  • Joel Manyahi
  • Martha F Mushi
  • Flora Chacha
  • Charles Majinge
  • Denna Michael
  • Uwe Gros
  • Domenica Morona
  • Alfred Meremo
  • Fidelis Mbunda
  • Bahati P Msaki
  • Peter Rambau
  • Brian Mawalla
  • A Masinde
  • Jeremiah Seni
  • Sabrina Moyo
  • Mtebe Majigo
  • Peter F Rambau
  • Nestory Masalu
  • Adolfine Hokororo
  • Eligius F Lyamuya
  • SAMUEL E KALLUVYA
  • Albert Kihunrwa
  • Juma Kayega
  • Eveline T Konje
  • Japhet M Gilyoma
  • Adolfina Hokororo
  • Mabula D McHembe
  • Evelyne Konje
  • Johannes B Kataraihya
  • Robert Peck
  • William Mahalu
  • Kahima Jackson
  • Kilonzo Semvua
  • Robert N Peck
  • Damas L Mwizamholya
  • Seni Jeremiah
  • A Kilonzo
  • B Gumodoka

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of microscopic examination of stool specimens in the diagnosis of campylobacter infection from children with acute diarrhoea in Kampala, Uganda
    S E Mshana
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Tanzan J Health Res 12:100-3. 2010
    ..001). Gram stain is a good alternative in diagnosis of campylobacter infection in place where facilities for culture are limited...
  2. pmc Prevalence of multiresistant gram-negative organisms in a tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Stephen E Mshana
    Weill Bugando University College of Health Science Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 2:49. 2009
    ..As incidence can vary widely between regions, this study was done to determine resistance patterns of Gram-negative organisms at Bugando Medical Center, a tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania...
  3. pmc Campylobacter spp among children with acute diarrhea attending Mulago hospital in Kampala--Uganda
    S E Mshana
    Department of Medical Microbiology Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala Uganda
    Afr Health Sci 9:201-5. 2009
    ..Isolation rate in developing countries is between 5-35%. This study aimed at finding prevalence of children with campylobacter infection among children with acute diarrhea attending Mulago hospital...
  4. pmc Predictors of blaCTX-M-15 in varieties of Escherichia coli genotypes from humans in community settings in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Stephen E Mshana
    Department of Microbiology Immunology Weill Bugando School of Medicine, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 16:187. 2016
    ..Bla CTX-M-15 has been commonly detected in hospital isolates in Mwanza, Tanzania. Little is known regarding the faecal carriage of ESBL isolates and bla CTX-M-15 allele among humans in the community in developing countries...
  5. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of cefepime against extended spectrum p-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae from clinical specimens at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Stephen E Mshana
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences
    Tanzan J Health Res 13:119-21. 2011
    ..9mm and 20.0mm for E coli and K. pneumonia, respectively (P=0.0085). Cefepime is less active against ESBL producing organisms; hence the use.of this drug should be guided using local resistance profile...
  6. pmc Molecular epidemiology and characterization of an outbreak causing Klebsiella pneumoniae clone carrying chromosomally located bla(CTX-M-15) at a German University-Hospital
    Stephen E Mshana
    Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Weill Bugando School of Medicine Box, 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Microbiol 15:122. 2015
    ..Clonal spread of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates carrying plasmid mediated CTX-M-15 have been commonly reported. Limited data is available regarding dissemination of chromosomally encoded CTX-M-15 in Klebsiella pneumoniae worldwide...
  7. pmc Hepatocellular carcinoma: clinicopathological profile and challenges of management in a resource-limited setting
    Hyasinta Jaka
    Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Bugando, Bugando, P, O, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    World J Surg Oncol 12:246. 2014
    ..This study describes the clinicopathological profile of hepatocellular carcinoma in our local setting and highlights the challenging problems in the management of this disease...
  8. pmc Evaluation of existence and transmission of extended spectrum beta lactamase producing bacteria from post-delivery women to neonates at Bugando Medical Center, Mwanza-Tanzania
    Edwin Nelson
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 7:279. 2014
    ..Due to limited information on the sources of these ESBL strains at BMC, this study was conducted to evaluate the existence, magnitude and transmission of ESBL from post-delivery women to neonates at BMC, Mwanza-Tanzania...
  9. pmc Predominance of multi-drug resistant bacterial pathogens causing surgical site infections in Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania
    Joel Manyahi
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 7:500. 2014
    ..This study was done to determine the spectrum of bacterial isolates and their susceptibility patterns causing SSIs at Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania...
  10. pmc Predominance of multi-resistant gram-negative bacteria colonizing chronic lower limb ulcers (CLLUs) at Bugando Medical Center
    Nyambura Moremi
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 1464 Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 7:211. 2014
    ..We report the distribution of bacteria pathogens colonizing the chronic lower limb ulcers and their drug susceptibility pattern from Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) a tertiary hospital in Tanzania...
  11. pmc Utility of qualitative C- reactive protein assay and white blood cells counts in the diagnosis of neonatal septicaemia at Bugando Medical Centre, Tanzania
    Flora Chacha
    Department of Microbiology Immunology Weill Bugando School of Medicine, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences CUHAS, P, O, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pediatr 14:248. 2014
    ..In the present study the utility of serial qualitative C-reactive protein (CRP) assay and white blood cells count (WBC) in the diagnosis of neonatal septicaemia was investigated using blood culture as gold standard...
  12. pmc Predominance of Klebsiella pneumoniae ST14 carrying CTX-M-15 causing neonatal sepsis in Tanzania
    Stephen E Mshana
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Schubertstrasse 81, Giessen D 35392, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 13:466. 2013
    ..Here we describe the molecular epidemiology of these isolates in a tertiary hospital in Tanzania, as potential pathogens for neonatal infections...
  13. pmc Sero-positivity rate of rubella and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Berno Mwambe
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:95. 2014
    ..As a result, this study was undertaken to establish the sero-positivity rate of rubella and rubella risk factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care clinics in Mwanza, Tanzania...
  14. pmc Antimicrobial resistance in human and animal pathogens in Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique and Tanzania: an urgent need of a sustainable surveillance system
    Stephen E Mshana
    Department of Microbiology Immunology Weill Bugando School of Medicine, CUHAS Bugando, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 12:28. 2013
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  15. pmc Tuberculous bowel obstruction at a university teaching hospital in Northwestern Tanzania: a surgical experience with 118 cases
    Phillipo L Chalya
    Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Bugando, Mwanza, Tanzania
    World J Emerg Surg 8:12. 2013
    ..This study was undertaken to describe the clinicopathological profile, surgical management and outcome of tuberculous intestinal obstruction in our local setting and to identify factors responsible for poor outcome among these patients...
  16. pmc Efficacy of single dose of gentamicin in combination with metronidazole versus multiple doses for prevention of post-caesarean infection: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Fadhili M Lyimo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Catholic University of Health Sciences and Allied Science and Bugando Medical Centre, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Trials 13:89. 2012
    ..This study aims to determine the comparative efficacy of a single dose of gentamicin in combination with metronidazole versus multiple doses for prevention of post caesarean infection...
  17. pmc Sero-prevalence and factors associated with Toxoplasma gondii infection among pregnant women attending antenatal care in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Berno Mwambe
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 6:222. 2013
    ..gondii infection in developing countries. We therefore conducted this study to determine the sero-prevalence and factors associated with T. gondii infection among pregnant women attending antenatal care clinics in Mwanza, Tanzania...
  18. pmc Single dose of gentamicin in combination with metronidazole versus multiple doses for prevention of post-caesarean infection at Bugando Medical Centre in Mwanza, Tanzania: a randomized, equivalence, controlled trial
    Fadhili M Lyimo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Catholic University of Health Sciences and Allied Science, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:123. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine the comparative efficacy of a single dose of gentamicin in combination with metronidazole versus multiple doses for prevention of post-caesarean infection...
  19. pmc Clinicopathological profile and surgical treatment of abdominal tuberculosis: a single centre experience in northwestern Tanzania
    Phillipo L Chalya
    Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Bugando, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 13:270. 2013
    ..This study was conducted to describe the clinicopathological profile and outcome of surgical treatment of abdominal tuberculosis in our setting and compare with what is described in literature...
  20. pmc Experiences with surgical treatment of chronic lower limb ulcers at a tertiary hospital in northwestern Tanzania: a prospective review of 300 cases
    Fidelis Mbunda
    Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Bugando, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Dermatol 12:17. 2012
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  21. pmc High prevalence of Non-typhoid salmonella bacteraemia among febrile HIV adult patients admitted at a tertiary Hospital, North-Western Tanzania
    Alfred Meremo
    Department of Microbiology Immunology, Weill Bugando School of Medicine, CUHAS Bugando, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Int Arch Med 5:28. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the bacterial pathogens causing blood stream infection among febrile adults attending in a tertiary hospital North-Western, Tanzania...
  22. pmc Prevalence and predictors of urinary tract infection and severe malaria among febrile children attending Makongoro health centre in Mwanza city, North-Western Tanzania
    Bahati P Msaki
    Department of Medical Microbiology Immunology, Weill School of Medicine, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Arch Public Health 70:4. 2012
    ..falciparum malaria, urinary tract infections and bacteremia among under-fives presenting with a febrile illness at the Makongoro Primary Health Centre, North-Western Tanzania...
  23. pmc Typhoid intestinal perforations at a University teaching hospital in Northwestern Tanzania: A surgical experience of 104 cases in a resource-limited setting
    Phillipo L Chalya
    Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Bugando, Mwanza, Tanzania
    World J Emerg Surg 7:4. 2012
    ..This study was to review our experiences on the surgical management of typhoid intestinal perforation and to determine the prognostic factors for mortality in our local setting...
  24. pmc Ten-year experiences with Tetanus at a Tertiary hospital in Northwestern Tanzania: A retrospective review of 102 cases
    Phillipo L Chalya
    Department of Surgery, Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania
    World J Emerg Surg 6:20. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to describe our own experiences with tetanus outlining the clinical characteristics and treatment outcome of tetanus patients in our environment and to identify predictors of outcome of these patients...
  25. pmc Co-infections with Plasmodium falciparum, Schistosoma mansoni and intestinal helminths among schoolchildren in endemic areas of northwestern Tanzania
    Humphrey D Mazigo
    Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, P, O, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 3:44. 2010
    ..In the present study, we investigated the prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum-malaria, intestinal schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminth infections, and the respective co-infections, among schoolchildren in northwest Tanzania...
  26. pmc Pulmonary histoplasmosis presenting as chronic productive cough, fever, and massive unilateral consolidation in a 15-year-old immune-competent boy: a case report
    Rodrick Kabangila
    Department of Medicine, Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania
    J Med Case Rep 5:374. 2011
    ..Histoplasma capsulatum var. duboisii is common in West and Central Africa, where it occurs in both HIV/AIDS and non-HIV patients. Few cases of life-threatening histoplasmosis in immune-competent individuals have been reported worldwide...
  27. pmc Predictors of positive blood culture and deaths among neonates with suspected neonatal sepsis in a tertiary hospital, Mwanza-Tanzania
    Neema Kayange
    Department of Pediatric and Child Health Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Pediatr 10:39. 2010
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  28. pmc Conjugative IncFI plasmids carrying CTX-M-15 among Escherichia coli ESBL producing isolates at a University hospital in Germany
    Stephen E Mshana
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 9:97. 2009
    ..Little data on the molecular epidemiology of ESBL producing Escherichia coli is available in Germany. Here we describe the prevalence and molecular epidemiology of ESBL producing-Escherichia coli isolates at a German University hospital...
  29. pmc Predictors of surgical site infections among patients undergoing major surgery at Bugando Medical Centre in Northwestern Tanzania
    Brian Mawalla
    Department of Microbiology Immunology Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Surg 11:21. 2011
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  30. doi request reprint Multiple ST clonal complexes, with a predominance of ST131, of Escherichia coli harbouring blaCTX-M-15 in a tertiary hospital in Tanzania
    S E Mshana
    Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:1279-82. 2011
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  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of urinary tract infection among pregnant women at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    A Masinde
    Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, Bugando Medical Centre, P O Box 1370, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Tanzan J Health Res 11:154-9. 2009
    ..Due to low sensitivity of rapid dip stick, routine urine culture and susceptibility testing is recommended to all pregnant women at booking...