African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5128

Full Length Research Paper

Prevalence and factors associated with Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonisation in orthopaedic patients at a tertiary care hospital in Kenya

David Githiomi Mwaura
  • David Githiomi Mwaura
  • Kitui County Hospital, Kitui, Kenya.
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Sitati Fred Chuma
  • Sitati Fred Chuma
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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Edward Gakuya
  • Edward Gakuya
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 22 February 2021
  •  Accepted: 20 April 2021
  •  Published: 30 June 2021

How to cite this article

APA /
Mwaura, D. G., Chuma, S. F., & Gakuya, E. (2021). Prevalence and factors associated with Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonisation in orthopaedic patients at a tertiary care hospital in Kenya. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 15(6), 341-348.
Chicago /
David Githiomi Mwaura, Sitati Fred Chuma and Edward Gakuya. "Prevalence and factors associated with Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonisation in orthopaedic patients at a tertiary care hospital in Kenya." African Journal of Microbiology Research 15, no. 6 (2021): 341-348.
MLA /
David Githiomi Mwaura, Sitati Fred Chuma and Edward Gakuya. "Prevalence and factors associated with Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonisation in orthopaedic patients at a tertiary care hospital in Kenya." African Journal of Microbiology Research 15.6 (2021): 341-348.