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Kwizera R

Department of Health Sciences
Makerere University


Dr Kwizera R is currently working as a Lecturer in the Department of Department of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Uganada. His research interests includes Infectious Diseases and Health Science. He is serving as an editorial member and reviewer of several international reputed journals. Dr. Kwizera R is the member of many international affiliations. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities. He has authored of many research articles/books related to Infectious Diseases and Health Science.

Research Interest

Infectious Diseases and Health Science


  • Cryptococcal disease and the burden of other fungal diseases in Uganda; Where are the knowledge gaps and how can we fill them? Parkes-Ratanshi R, Achan B, Kwizera R, Kambugu A, Meya D, Denning DW.Mycoses. 2015 Oct;58 Suppl 5:85-93.

  • Acridine orange fluorescent microscopy is more sensitive than India ink light microscopy in the rapid detection of cryptococcosis among CrAg positive HIV patients.Kwizera R, Akampurira A, Williams D, Boulware DR, Meya DB; ASTRO-CM Study Team.PLoS One. 2017 Jul 27;12(7):e0182108.

  • Evaluation of trypan blue stain in a haemocytometer for rapid detection of cerebrospinal fluid sterility in HIV patients with cryptococcal meningitis.Kwizera R, Akampurira A, Kandole TK, Nielsen K, Kambugu A, Meya DB, Boulware DR, Rhein J; ASTRO-CM Study Team.BMC Microbiol. 2017 Aug 22;17(1):182

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