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Table 1 Summary of the zoonotic diseases from publications in East Africa and theses from Kenyan Universities analysed in this study

From: Zoonotic disease research in East Africa

  Disease Publications Theses
Frequency % Frequency %
1 Trypanosomiasis 166 21.5 14 8.3
2 Brucellosis 87 11.3 29 17.3
3 Rift Valley Fever 85 11 17 10.1
4 Rabies 62 8 4 2.4
5 Echinococcosis 56 7.3 21 12.5
6 Cysticercosis 48 6.2 11 6.5
7 Cryptococcosis 44 5.7 1 0.6
8 Campylobacteriosis 40 5.2 5 3
9 Bovine tuberculosis 38 4.9 9 5.4
10 Dengue 31 4 4 2.4
11 Ebola 29 3.8   
12 Leptospirosis 25 3.2 4 2.4
13 Q fever 19 2.5   
14 Anthrax 13 1.7 1 0.6
15 Marburg 9 1.2   
16 Schistosomiasis 5 0.6 1 0.6
17 Mers-Cov 4 0.5   
18 Cyclosporiasis 3 0.4   
19 Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever 3 0.4 1 0.6
20 Aspergillosis 2 0.3 6 3.6
21 West Nile 1 0.1   
22 Leishmaniasis 1 0.1 1 0.6
23 Salmonellosis    17 10.1
24 Influenza virus    9 5.4
25 Cryptosporidiosis    9 5.4
26 Toxoplasmosis    3 1.8
27 Rickettsia    1 0.6