Mr James Komu

Brief Introduction

James Komu currently works at the Medical Laboratory Sciences department, JKUAT. He is pursuing his Ph.D. in Veterinary Sciences with an overall aim of developing rapid diagnostic methods for avian influenza.


Tutorial Fellow, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, JKUAT

Research Interests

Zoonotic viral diseases, molecular virology, diagnostics methods for infectious diseases, infections, HIV and co-infections, Avian Influenza

Selected publications

Kangethe, J., Nduati, P., Nduati P., Mutai K., Komu, J., Nzivo M., Mumba S., & Gachuno O. (2020). Virological suppression among HIV infected adolescents and youths receiving ART in the national teaching and referral hospital in Kenya. Clin J HIV AIDS4(1), 38-43.

Komu, J. G., Kangethe, J. M., Maiyo, A., Ongus, J., & Lwembe, R. (2017). Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Hepatitis B Virus Infections Among HIV-1 Infected Patients Attending the Comprehensive Care Clinic in Malindi Sub-County Hospital in Kenya. Prevalence7(22).

Kang’ethe, J., Waihenya, R., Gachuno, O., Mutai, K., Otieno M., Komu, J., Mesa, H., LWembe. (2017). Prevalence and Associated Factors of HBV Infections among HIV-Infected HAART Receiving Mothers and their Exposed Infants in Nairobi, Kenya. J Hum Virol Retrovirol5(5), 00167.

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