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Title/Qualifications: Dr./PhD in Medical Mycology, MSc in Infectious Diseases (Medical Mycology) and BSc. in Medical Laboratory Science.
Department/Unit/Section: Medical Laboratory Sciences
Contact Address: P.O Box 43844- 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Medical Mycology
Research Interests: Areas in Medical Microbiology but mainly in Medical Mycology.
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Research

  • Menza Nelson Chengo, 2010, Identification and Susceptibility Profile of Vaginal Candida Species to Antifungal Agents among Pregnant Women Attending the Antenatal Clinic of Thika District Hospital, Kenya.,NCST (Grant number, NCST/5/003/PG/86).

Publications

  • Karanja N. Esther1, Menza C. Nelson2 , Kabiru W. Ephantus3 2019 Bacterial Agents Causing Food Poisoning Among Patients Attending Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya." Open Journal of Medical Microbiology. Paper accepted. ID 2260358 ISSN  2165-3380

  • Jackline Gakii,  Nelson Menza,  Winfreda Nyamota Maoga,2019 Knowledge, attitude and perception of HIV, ART and PMTCT among HIV infected pregnant women in Narok Sub-county hospitals.Global Journal of Health Sciences, Vol 4, Issue 1, No.4, pp 44 – 54.ISSN 2519-0210
  • Caroline J. Ngetsa 1, Marc W. Heymann2, Alex Thiong'o1, Elizabeth Wahome1, John Mwambi 1, Clara Karani1, Nelson C. Menza3, Grace Mwashigadi1, Margaret W.Muturi3, Susan M. Graham, PeterMugo1, Eduard Sanders 2019 Rectal gonorrhoea and chlamydia among Men who have sex with Men in coastal Kenya Wellcome Open Research, 4:79 ISSN 2398-502X

  • Menza*, C.Nelson, Muturi W. Margaret 2018 Occurrence of Aflatoxigenic Aspergillus Species in Peanut Varieties in Busia and Kisii Central Districts, Kenya Open Journal of Medical Microbiology 08(04):98-108 ISSN
    2165-3380

  • Nelson C. Menza*, Muturi W. Margaret, Kamau M. Lucy 2016 Oil Contents and Aflatoxin Levels in Peanuts Varieties Produced in Busia and Kisii Central Districts, Kenya Tropical Medicine & Surgery, 4: 204. ISSN:2329-9088
  • Nelson C. Menza*, Muturi W. Margaret, Kamau M. Lucy 2015 Incidence, Types and Levels of Aflatoxin in Different Peanuts Varieties Produced in Busia and Kisii Central Districts, Kenya Open Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2015, 5, 209-221. ISSN 2165-3380
  • Menza Nelson, Wanyoike, W and Muturi, W.2013 Identification and Susceptibility Profile of Vaginal Candida Species to Antifungal Agents among Pregnant Women Attending the Antenatal Clinic of Thika District Hospital, Kenya. Open Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2013, 3, 239-247 ISSN 2165-3380
  • Menza Nelson, Wanyoike, W and Muturi, W.2013 Prevalence of Vaginal Candidiasis and Determination of the Occurrence of Candida Species in Pregnant Women Attending the Antenatal Clinic of Thika District Hospital, Kenya. Open Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2013, 3, 264-272 ISSN 2165 - 3380

Affiliation to Professional Bodies

  • Open journal of Medical Microbiology (OJMM) Articles reviewer.
  • British Microbiology Research Articles reviewer.