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Dr. Scholastica Gatwiri Kithinji Mathenge

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Title/Qualifications:
PhD
Department/Unit/Section:
Medical Laboratory Science
Contact Address:
446-00202 Nairobi
Position:
 Senior Lecturer

Area of Specialization: Biochemistry/Medical Microbiology
Research Interests: 
Biochemistry on evaluation of food contamination with pharmaceutically active antimicrobial residues during farming and postharvest processing and the effects on human health, Environmental causes of antimicrobial resistance to drugs

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Research and Publications

  • Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Wachuka Gathigia Njoroge, Onesmus Muia Mutuku.(2018) Assessment of Selected Heavy Metals in Soil and Untreated Wastewater Used For Irrigation in Urban and Peri-Urban Farms in Eastern Nairobi City County, Kenya. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical research. Vol 06, Issue 08 page 743-749. August 2018. ISSN (e)-2347-176x ISSN (p) 2455-0450.
  • Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Wachuka Gathigia Njoroge, Onesmus Muia Mutuku.(2018). Assessment of Selected Antibiotics in Untreated Wastewater and Vegetables in Urban and Peri-Urban Farms in Eastern Nairobi City, Kenya. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research 2018,5(9), 117-122 ISSN 2394-3211
  • Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, R.N. Wanjau, G.M.Kenji (2017) Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole residues in untreated wastewater used for irrigation in peri-urban farms in Nairobi County, Kenya. Nature Environment and Pollution Technology 4 (16) ISSN 0972-6268 (Print) ISSN 2395-3454 (Online)
  • Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, R.N. Wanjau, G.M.Kenji (2014) Sulfamethoxazole residues in vegetables irrigated with untreated waste water. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences 4(1)1-10, 2014. ISSN 2090 – 424X
  • Dinah Moraa, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Arodi Washington, Torome Tom, Oliver Mbuthia, Martin Kinyua (2019). Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern among Male Patients with Urinary Tract Infection in Special Treatment Centre Nairobi County, Kenya. International journal of advanced Multidisciplinary Research Vol. 6 (2) 36-41.
  • Joseph Mwangi Kibuchi, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Wachuka Gathigia (2019). Antibiotic susceptibility profile of the Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from Africa Inland Church Hospital Kijabe, Kenya. International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research. ISSN: 2393-887.6(2):74-86
  • Joseph Mwangi Kibuchi, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Wachuka Gathigia (2019). Prevalence of Klebsiella pneumoniae among patients attending Africa Inland Church Hospital Kijabe, Kenya. International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research ISSN: 2393-887. 6(2):61-73
  • Vincent Mageto Mogaka, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Wachuka Gathigia (2019). Njoroge Gender and Socal-demographic factors of urinary tract infections among diabetic patients in Kisii referral Hospital, Kenya. (2019)
  • Oliver Waithaka Mbuthia, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Micah Ongeri Oyaro. (2018).Etiology and pathogenicity of bacterial isolates: a cross sectional study among diarrhoeal children below five years in central regions of Kenya. The Pan African Medical Journal ISSN 1937-8688
  • Vincent Mageto Mogaka, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Wachuka Gathigia Njoroge (2018). Uropathogens antibiotic resistance patterns among Type 2 diabetic patients in Kisii Teaching and Referal Hospital Kenya. Pan African Medical Journal. ISSN 1937-8688
  • Anne Nkirote Kimathi, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Zachary Mwithiga Kithinji (2017). The role of Internet connectivity on Customer Satisfaction in Commercial Banks In Meru County, Kenya. Journal of Business and Management. e-ISSN 2278-487x, p-ISSN: 2319-7668. Volume 19, Issue 7. Version 7. (July 2017), PP 51-55.
  • Anne Nkirote Kimathi, Wilson Muema, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge (2017). The role of Access to Internet Enabled Devices on Customer Satisfaction in Commercial Banks. Asurvey of Survey Banks in Meru County. International Journal of Business and Management Science. Volume 3, Issue 5: paper 3
  • Claire Luseno otunga, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Francisca A.O Ongecha (2017). Assesment of utilization of postpartum care services among women in Webuye west, Bungoma County, Kenya. East African Medical Journal. Vol 94 No. 10. Pg 826-845. ISSN: 0012-835X

Conference Presentations

  1. Kiio Juliana, Kilonzo Fidelis, Kyalo Daniel, Muui Catherine, Mathenge Scholastica Gatwiri. International Food Safety Conference. Theme: “Food and nutrition safety from farm to fork: a missing link in consumer health and food security” Sub-Theme: Food Safety Along the Food Chain. Kenyatta University. 20th to 24th May, 2019. Potential For Wastewater Re-Use in Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture to Mitigate Household Food Insecurity in Nairobi, Kenya
  2. Mathenge Scholastica Gatwiri, Wanjau Ruth Nduta, and Kenji Glaston Mwangi. International Food Safety Conference. Theme: “Food and nutrition safety from farm to fork: a missing link in consumer health and food security” Sub-Theme: Food Safety along the Food Chain. Kenyatta University. 20th to 24th May, 2019. Are our vegetables on Drugs? Sulfamethoxazole Residues in Vegetables Irrigated with Untreated Wastewater.
  3. Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge Assessment of Selected Heavy Metals in Soil and Untreated Wastewater Used For Irrigation in Urban and Peri-Urban Farms in Eastern Nairobi City County, Kenya. First International Conference on Urban Agriculture and City Sustainability. Wessex Institute UK. 9th -11th October (2018)
  4. Vincent Mogaka Mageto, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Wachuka Njoroge, Caroline Ngetsa Jumwa Urinary tract infections and antibiotic susceptibility among non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients. Lagos, Nigeria. 21-23 September 2018.
  5. Vincent Mogaka Mageto, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Wachuka Gathigia Njoroge (2018).
  6. African Society for Laboratory Medicine. Urinary tract infections and antibiotic sensitivity among non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patients. Aga Khan University Infectious Diseases Symposium.
  7. Claire Luseno otunga, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge, Francisca A.O Ongecha (2017). Assesment of utilization of postpartum care services among women in Webuye west, Bungoma County, Kenya. University of Nairobi, KNH premises. 14-16th June 2017.
  8. Wachuka Njoroge, Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge. The ethical approach to rendering services to patients in a diagnostic laboratory. KU Amphitheatre. 29 September-2nd October 2015.
  9. Scholastica Gatwiri Mathenge. Prevalence of Shigella dysenteriae in children in S/Imenti District in Meru County. Nairobi Kenya. 27th May 2011.

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