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Getrude Shepelo

University of Nairobi

Country: Kenya

Institution: University of Nairobi

Area of Research: Epidemiology and characteristics of Ehrlichia infections in dairy cattle in Nairobi and peri-urban areas


I am a Veterinary Surgeon with key interest in epidemiology and molecular diagnosis of tick-borne diseases and zoonosis. I aspire to enhance my career through further research on my area of interest and consequently mentoring students on the same. Currently, I am a tutorial fellow at the Department of Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi. I am a trained Veterinary Emergency Response Unit (VERU) team leader where I have provided leadership in various disaster responses in Kenya and other African countries.