Name: Michael Opiyo

Country: Kenya


KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme · Pathogen Biology and Basic Science Cluster.

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P. O. Box 230, 

Research Interests:

  • Immunology of Infectious Diseases
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Immunology
  • Tropical Diseases
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Microscopy
  • Drug Resistance
  • Data Management


  • The effect of declining exposure on T cell-mediated immunity to Plasmodium falciparum - an epidemiological "natural experiment"
  • Plasmodium falciparum antigenic variation: Relationships between widespread endothelial activation, parasite PfEMP1 expression and severe malaria
  • How can I easily determine the species of yeast cells found in culture contaminations? What is the quickest way to detect fungal spores in cultures?
  • Where can I buy Mycoplasma pirum and Acholeplasma laidlawii controls for use in the conventional PCR assay for Mycoplasma detection?
  • Prognostic Indicators of Life-Threatening Malaria Are Associated with Distinct Parasite Variant Antigen Profiles
  • Transfer of 4-hydroxynonenal from parasitized to non-parasitized erythrocytes in rosettes. Proposed role in severe malaria anemia
  • A Method To Clear Fungal Contamination From Malaria Cultures.