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BMC Infectious Diseases

BMC Infectious Diseases 1/2021

Ausgabe 1/2021

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 235 Artikel )

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effects of undernutrition on mortality and morbidity among adults living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Animut Alebel, Daniel Demant, Pammla Petrucka, David Sibbritt

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Variation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis population structure in Iran: a systemic review and meta-analysis

Shima Hadifar, Abolfazl Fateh, Vahid Pourbarkhordar, Seyed Davar Siadat, Shayan Mostafaei, Farzam Vaziri

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Epidemiologic characteristics of orthopedic surgical site infections and under-reporting estimation of registries using capture-recapture analysis

Niloufar Taherpour, Yadollah Mehrabi, Arash Seifi, Babak Eshrati, Seyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Use of T-SPOT.TB for the diagnosis of unconventional pleural tuberculosis is superior to ADA in high prevalence areas: a prospective analysis of 601 cases

Xinting Yang, Jing Zhang, Qingtao Liang, Liping Pan, Hongfei Duan, Yang Yang, Hua Li, Chao Guo, Qi Sun, Hongyan Jia, Boping Du, Rongrong Wei, Aiying Xing, Zongde Zhang, Xiaoyou Chen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

ODYSSEY clinical trial design: a randomised global study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of dolutegravir-based antiretroviral therapy in HIV-positive children, with nested pharmacokinetic sub-studies to evaluate pragmatic WHO-weight-band based dolutegravir dosing

Cecilia L. Moore, Anna Turkova, Hilda Mujuru, Adeodata Kekitiinwa, Abbas Lugemwa, Cissy M. Kityo, Linda N. Barlow-Mosha, Tim R. Cressey, Avy Violari, Ebrahim Variava, Mark F. Cotton, Moherndran Archary, Alexandra Compagnucci, Thanyawee Puthanakit, Osee Behuhuma, Yacine Saϊdi, James Hakim, Pauline Amuge, Lorna Atwine, Victor Musiime, David M. Burger, Clare Shakeshaft, Carlo Giaquinto, Pablo Rojo, Diana M. Gibb, Deborah Ford, the ODYSSEY Trial Team

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Etiology of diarrhea by multiplex polymerase chain reaction among young children in the United Arab Emirates: a case-control study

Ahmed R. Alsuwaidi, Klaithem Al Dhaheri, Sania Al Hamad, Junu George, Judy Ibrahim, Ghassan Ghatasheh, Mohammed Issa, Suleiman Al-Hammadi, Hassib Narchi

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Pulmonary nocardiosis in a patient with pemphigus foliaceus: case report and literature review

Ning Luo, Shifan Tan, Xiaocai Li, Si Liu, Shivank Singh, Mafeng Chen, Weiye Yang, Yanhong He, Chunna Chen, Min Liang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Enteric pathogen infection and consequences for child growth in young Aboriginal Australian children: a cross-sectional study

Sarah Hanieh, Siddhartha Mahanty, George Gurruwiwi, Therese Kearns, Roslyn Dhurrkay, Veronica Gondarra, Jenny Shield, Norbert Ryan, Francesca Azzato, Susan A. Ballard, Nicole Orlando, Sullen Nicholson, Katherine Gibney, Julie Brimblecombe, Wendy Page, Leonard C. Harrison, Beverley-Ann Biggs, on behalf of the Child Health and Nutrition Study team

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Campylobacter-associated hospitalisations in an Australian provincial setting

Cameron R. M. Moffatt, Karina J. Kennedy, Linda Selvey, Martyn D. Kirk

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Acceptance of universal varicella vaccination among Swiss pediatricians and general practitioners who treat pediatric patients

Florian Lienert, Olivia Weiss, Kathrin Schmitt, Ulrich Heininger, Patrik Guggisberg

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Public health impact and cost effectiveness of routine and catch-up vaccination of girls and women with a nine-valent HPV vaccine in Japan: a model-based study

Palmer Cody, Keisuke Tobe, Machiko Abe, Elamin H. Elbasha

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical significance of D-dimer levels in refractory Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia

Xia Huang, Dan Li, Feng Liu, Deyu Zhao, Yifan Zhu, Heng Tang

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Klebsiella pneumoniae-related invasive liver abscess syndrome complicated by purulent meningitis: a review of the literature and description of three cases

Ruixue Sun, Hui Zhang, Yingchun Xu, Huadong Zhu, Xuezhong Yu, Jun Xu

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Enterobacter cloacae infection of the shoulder in a 52-year-old woman without apparent predisposing risk factor: a case report and literature review

Jingjie Huang, Qiliang Xu, Fuyifei Liu, Hao Xiong, Junxing Yang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High prevalence of multidrug resistant ESBL- and plasmid mediated AmpC-producing clinical isolates of Escherichia coli at Maputo Central Hospital, Mozambique

Calvina E. L. Estaleva, Tomas F. Zimba, John Osei Sekyere, Usha Govinden, Hafizah Y. Chenia, Gunnar S. Simonsen, Bjørg Haldorsen, Sabiha Y. Essack, Arnfinn Sundsfjord

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Hydroa Vacciniforme-like Lymphoproliferative disorder in an adult invades the liver and bone marrow with clear pathological evidence: a case report and literature review

Xiankun Wang, Peng Wang, Aibin Wang, Yanli Xu, Lin Wang, Zhihai Chen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Rotavirus A infection in children under five years old with a double health problem: undernutrition and diarrhoea – a cross-sectional study in four provinces of Mozambique

Assucênio Chissaque, Marta Cassocera, Carolina Gasparinho, Jéronimo Souzinho Langa, Adilson Fernando Loforte Bauhofer, Jorfélia José Chilaúle, Eva Dora João, Benilde António Munlela, Júlia Assiat Monteiro Sambo, Simone Salvador Boene, Marlene Bernardo Djedje, Elda Muianga Anapakala, Esperança Lourenço Guimarães, Diocreciano Matias Bero, Lena Vânia Manhique-Coutinho, Idalécia Cossa-Moiane, Timothy A. Kellogg, Luzia Augusta Pires Gonçalves, Nilsa de Deus

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Toxic shock syndrome with a cytokine storm caused by Staphylococcus simulans: a case report

Ken Goda, Tsuneaki Kenzaka, Masahiko Hoshijima, Akihiro Yachie, Hozuka Akita

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association of urogenital and intestinal parasitic infections with type 2 diabetes individuals: a comparative study

Babiker Saad Almugadam, Mihad Khaleil Ibrahim, Yinhui Liu, Shen-min Chen, Chun-hao Wang, Chen-yi Shao, Bao-wei Ren, Li Tang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Direct detection of Corynebacterium striatum, Corynebacterium propinquum, and Corynebacterium simulans in sputum samples by high-resolution melt curve analysis

Shuai Xu, Xiaotong Qiu, Xuexin Hou, Haijian Zhou, Dongke Chen, Xuebing Wang, Lichao Han, Dan Li, Lina Sun, Xingzhao Ji, Minghui Li, Jingshan Zhang, Mengtong Li, Zhenjun Li

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Antimicrobial resistance awareness and antibiotic prescribing behavior among healthcare workers in Nigeria: a national survey

Emelda E. Chukwu, David A. Oladele, Christian A. Enwuru, Peter L. Gogwan, Dennis Abuh, Rosemary A. Audu, Folasade T. Ogunsola

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prognostic value of pro-adrenomedullin and copeptin in acute infective endocarditis

Rosa Zampino, Domenico Iossa, Maria Paola Ursi, Lorenzo Bertolino, Roberto Andini, Rosa Molaro, Oriana Fabrazzo, Silvia Leonardi, Luigi Atripaldi, Emanuele Durante-Mangoni

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Serological diagnosis and prevalence of HIV-1 infection in Russian metropolitan areas

D. E. Kireev, V. P. Chulanov, G. A. Shipulin, A. V. Semenov, E. V. Tivanova, N. M. Kolyasnikova, E. B. Zueva, V. V. Pokrovskiy, C. Galli

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A case of SFTS coinfected with E. coli bacteremia

Hyungdon Lee, Woo Young Choi, Choon Mee Kim, Na-Ra Yun, Dong-Min Kim, Sang-Hyun Pyun, Byung Jun Yu, You Mi Lee

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Risk factors of recurrent erysipelas in adult Chinese patients: a prospective cohort study

Ang Li, Ni Wang, Lingzhi Ge, Hongyan Xin, Wenfei Li

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Cryptococcal fungemia and Mycobacterium haemophilum cellulitis in a patient receiving ruxolitinib: a case report and literature review

Naruemit Sayabovorn, Piriyaporn Chongtrakool, Methee Chayakulkeeree

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Increased mRNA expression of key cytokines among suspected cases of Pneumocystis jirovecii infection

Mohammad Y. Alshahrani, Mohammed Alfaifi, Mesfer Al Shahrani, Abdulaziz S. Alshahrani, Ali G. Alkhathami, Ayed A. Dera, Irfan Ahmad, Shadma Wahab, Mirza M. A. Beg, Ali Hakamy, Mohamed E. Hamid

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Continuous elevation of procalcitonin in cirrhosis combined with hepatic carcinoma: a case report

Juan Lu, Chun-lei Chen, Jian-di Jin, Jun Chen, Cheng-bo Yu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi infection, its associated factors and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns among febrile patients at Adare general hospital, Hawassa, southern Ethiopia

Roza Nasir Awol, Dawit Yihdego Reda, Deresse Daka Gidebo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Performance of case definitions and clinical predictors for influenza surveillance among patients followed in a rural cohort in Senegal

Mamadou Aliou Barry, Florent Arinal, Cheikh Talla, Boris Gildas Hedible, Fatoumata Diene Sarr, Ibrahim Oumar Ba, Boly Diop, Ndongo Dia, Muriel Vray

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Legionnaire’s disease presenting as bilateral central scotomata: a case report

Sho Yamada, Takamasa Kitajima, Satoshi Marumo, Motonari Fukui

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Syphilis-associated septic cardiomyopathy: case report and review of the literature

Shiqi Guo, Qiang Guo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence, distribution and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of bacterial isolates from a tertiary Hospital in Malawi

Pizga Kumwenda, Emmanuel C. Adukwu, Ebot S. Tabe, Victor. C. Ujor, Pocha S. Kamudumuli, Maono Ngwira, Joseph Tsung Shu Wu, Master R. O. Chisale

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and perceptions about Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) among occupationally high-risk healthcare professionals of Pakistan

Ali Ahmed, Muhammad Saqlain, Maria Tanveer, Azhar Hussain Tahir, Fakhar Ud-Din, Maryum Ibrar Shinwari, Gul Majid Khan, Naveed Anwer

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Septic shock due to Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection in an adult immunocompetent patient: a case report and literature review

Takehiro Hashimoto, Ryuichi Takenaka, Haruka Fukuda, Kazuhiko Hashinaga, Shin-ichi Nureki, Hideki Hayashidani, Teruo Sakamoto, Osamu Shigemitsu

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Non-surgical treatment of tetanus infection associated with breast cancer skin ulcer: a case report and literature review

Kazuhito Nomura, Eiji Sakawaki, Sonoko Sakawaki, Ayumu Yamaoka, Wakiko Aisaka, Hiroyuki Okamoto, Yoshihiro Takeyama, Shuji Uemura, Eichi Narimatsu

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Chronic Candida infection, bronchiectasis, immunoglobulin abnormalities, and stunting: a case report of a natural mutation of STAT1 (c.986C>G) in an adolescent male

Yali Yu, Fei Xu, Hui Shen, Jiang Wu

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

First wave of COVID-19 hospital admissions in Denmark: a Nationwide population-based cohort study

Jon Gitz Holler, Robert Eriksson, Tomas Østergaard Jensen, Maarten van Wijhe, Thea Kølsen Fischer, Ole Schmeltz Søgaard, Simone Bastrup Israelsen, Rajesh Mohey, Thilde Fabricius, Frederik Jøhnk, Lothar Wiese, Stine Johnsen, Christian Søborg, Henrik Nielsen, Ole Kirk, Birgitte Lindegaard Madsen, Zitta Barrella Harboe

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Relationship of socio-demographics, comorbidities, symptoms and healthcare access with early COVID-19 presentation and disease severity

Laura Vaughan, Darlene Veruttipong, Jonathan G. Shaw, Noemie Levy, Lauren Edwards, Marcy Winget

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Pre-transplant donor HBV DNA+ and male recipient are independent risk factors for treatment failure in HBsAg+ donors to HBsAg- kidney transplant recipients

Xian-ding Wang, Shi-jian Feng, Jin-peng Liu, Tu-run Song, Zhong-li Huang, Yu Fan, Yun-ying Shi, Li-yu Chen, Yuan-hang Lv, Zi-lin Xu, Xiao-hong Li, Li Wang, Tao Lin

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Trend and treatment outcomes of latent tuberculosis infection among migrant persons in Japan: retrospective analysis of Japan tuberculosis surveillance data

Lisa Kawatsu, Kazuhiro Uchimura, Akihiro Ohkado

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Epidemiology of viral respiratory infections in a pediatric reference hospital in Central Panama

Virginia Núñez-Samudio, Iván Landires

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Increased investment in gametocytes in asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infections in the wet season

Colins O. Oduma, Sidney Ogolla, Harrysone Atieli, Bartholomew N. Ondigo, Ming-Chieh Lee, Andrew K. Githeko, Arlene E. Dent, James W. Kazura, Guiyun Yan, Cristian Koepfli

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Application of the screening and indirect cohort methods to evaluate the effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination program in adults 75 years and older in Taiwan

Wei-Ju Su, Pei-Hung Chuang, Luan-Yin Chang, Hsiu-Yun Lo, Chuen-Sheue Chiang, Ez-Tzu Wang, Chin-Hui Yang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Varicella zoster immune globulin (human) (VARIZIG) in immunocompromised patients: a subgroup analysis for safety and outcomes from a large, expanded-access program

Hayley Gans, Roy F. Chemaly

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

JAK-inhibitor and type I interferon ability to produce favorable clinical outcomes in COVID-19 patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Lucas Walz, Avi J. Cohen, Andre P. Rebaza, James Vanchieri, Martin D. Slade, Charles S. Dela Cruz, Lokesh Sharma

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Missed opportunities for HIV testing in patients newly diagnosed with HIV in Morocco

Latifa Marih, Victoire Sawras, Juliette Pavie, Mustapha Sodqi, Mourad Malmoussi, Noura Tassi, Rajaa Bensghir, Samira Nani, Ahd Oulad Lahsen, Didier Laureillard, Kamal Marhoum El Filali, Karen Champenois, Laurence Weiss

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The transition to Xpert MTB/RIF ultra: diagnostic accuracy for pulmonary tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda

A. Andama, D. Jaganath, R. Crowder, L. Asege, M. Nakaye, D. Katumba, J. Mukwatamundu, S. Mwebe, C. F. Semitala, W. Worodria, M. Joloba, S. Mohanty, A. Somoskovi, A. Cattamanchi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Comparison of two electronic hand hygiene monitoring systems in promoting hand hygiene of healthcare workers in the intensive care unit

Xiao Zhong, Dong-Li Wang, Li-Hua Xiao, Lan-Fang Mo, Qing-Fei Wu, Yan-Wei Chen, Xiao-Feng Luo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

HIV infection and multidrug resistant tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Zeeba Zahra Sultana, Farhana Ul Hoque, Joseph Beyene, Md. Akhlak-Ul-Islam, Md Hasinur Rahman Khan, Shakil Ahmed, Delwer Hossain Hawlader, Ahmed Hossain

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Monitoring sick leave data for early detection of influenza outbreaks

Tom Duchemin, Jonathan Bastard, Pearl Anne Ante-Testard, Rania Assab, Oumou Salama Daouda, Audrey Duval, Jérôme-Philippe Garsi, Radowan Lounissi, Narimane Nekkab, Helene Neynaud, David R. M. Smith, William Dab, Kevin Jean, Laura Temime, Mounia N. Hocine

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A case of recurrent sterile abscesses following tetanus-diphtheria vaccination treated with corticosteroids

Abdurrahman Kaya, Sibel Yıldız Kaya

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

An acute gastroenteritis outbreak associated with breakfast contaminated with norovirus by asymptotic food handler at a kindergarten in Shenzhen, China

Yuan Li, Xiangbo Fan, Guangqing Yu, Peinan Wei, Yong Wang, Hongxiong Guo

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Foodborne botulism presenting as small bowel obstruction: a case report

Alberto Friziero, Cosimo Sperti, Gianfranco Da Dalt, Nicola Baldan, Gianpietro Zanchettin, Pasquale Auricchio, Laura Gavagna, Andrea Grego, Giulia Capelli, Stefano Merigliano

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Amygdalin promotes the activity of T cells to suppress the progression of HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma via the JAK2/STAT3 signaling pathway

Ruoyu Wang, Dong Zhang, Kewei Sun, Jianping Peng, Wenfang Zhu, Sihan Yin, Dan Tang, Yunan Wu

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics and predictive value of lower CD4+T cell level in patients with moderate and severe COVID-19: a multicenter retrospective study

Xue-song Wen, Dan Jiang, Lei Gao, Jian-zhong Zhou, Jun Xiao, Xiao-cheng Cheng, Bin He, Yue Chen, Peng Lei, Xiao-wei Tan, Shu Qin, Dong-ying Zhang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A network-based model to explore the role of testing in the epidemiological control of the COVID-19 pandemic

Yapeng Cui, Shunjiang Ni, Shifei Shen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Trends and correlates of sexually transmitted infections among sexually active Ugandan female youths: evidence from three demographic and health surveys, 2006–2016

Veronicah Masanja, Solomon Tsebeni Wafula, Tonny Ssekamatte, John Bosco Isunju, Richard K. Mugambe, Guido Van Hal

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The HIV care cascade for adolescents initiated on antiretroviral therapy in a health district of South Africa: a retrospective cohort study

Roxanna Haghighat, Elona Toska, Nontuthuzelo Bungane, Lucie Cluver

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Socio-demographic associations of HIV among women attending antenatal care in selected rural primary care facilities in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province

Sikhumbuzo A. Mabunda, Khuthala Sigovana, Wezile Chitha, Teke Apalata, Sibusiso Nomatshila

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The diagnostic value of metagenomic next⁃generation sequencing in infectious diseases

Hongxia Duan, Xuan Li, Aihong Mei, Ping Li, Yang Liu, Xiaofeng Li, Weiwei Li, Changhui Wang, Shuanshuan Xie

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Chest X-ray interpretation does not complement Xpert MTB/RIF in diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis among TB-HIV co-infected adults in a resource-limited setting

Lydia Nakiyingi, John Mark Bwanika, Willy Ssengooba, Frank Mubiru, Damalie Nakanjako, Moses L. Joloba, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Yukari C. Manabe

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Congenital syphilis in East Baton Rouge parish, Louisiana: providers’ and women’s perspectives

Emily W. Harville, Gloria P. Giarratano, Pierre Buekens, Eurydice Lang, Jennifer Wagman

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Identifying risks for severity of neurological symptoms in Hungarian West Nile virus patients

Márton Koch, Éva Pozsgai, Viktor Soós, Anna Nagy, János Girán, Norbert Nyisztor, Tibor Martyin, Zsófia Müller, Melánia Fehér, Edit Hajdú, Csaba Varga

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical physiological parameters for the prediction of gram-negative bacterial infection in the emergency department

Chan-Peng Hsu, Hsin-Yu Chen, Wei-Lung Chen, Jiann-Hwa Chen, Chien-Cheng Huang, Po-Han Wu, Jui-Yuan Chung

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prediction of risk factors of bronchial mucus plugs in children with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia

Jiahui Zhang, Ting Wang, Rongrong Li, Wei Ji, Yongdong Yan, Zhichao Sun, Jiahong Tan, Jinfeng Wu, Li Huang, Zhengrong Chen

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Co-infection of COVID-19 and influenza A in a hemodialysis patient: a case report

Ran Jing, Rama Rao Vunnam, Elizabeth Schnaubelt, Chad Vokoun, Allison Cushman-Vokoun, David Goldner, Srinivas Rao Vunnam

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Follow-up investigation of antibody titers and diagnostic antibody cutoff values in patients with scrub typhus in South Korea

Choon-Mee Kim, Dong-Min Kim, Na Ra Yun

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of undetected cases during the COVID-19 epidemic in Austria

C. Rippinger, M. Bicher, C. Urach, D. Brunmeir, N. Weibrecht, G. Zauner, G. Sroczynski, B. Jahn, N. Mühlberger, U. Siebert, N. Popper

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Demographic features of identified PLWHA infected through commercial and nonmarital noncommercial heterosexual contact in China from 2015 to 2018: a retrospective cross-sectional study

Zhilong Dong, Liying Ma, Chang Cai, George Fu Gao, Fan Lyu

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of outpatients with mildly symptomatic COVID-19: a multi-center observational study

Andrew Ip, Jaeil Ahn, Yizhao Zhou, Andre H. Goy, Eric Hansen, Andrew L. Pecora, Brittany A. Sinclaire, Urszula Bednarz, Michael Marafelias, Ihor S. Sawczuk, Joseph P. Underwood III, David M. Walker, Rajiv Prasad, Robert L. Sweeney, Marie G. Ponce, Samuel La Capra, Frank J. Cunningham, Arthur G. Calise, Bradley L. Pulver, Dominic Ruocco, Greggory E. Mojares, Michael P. Eagan, Kristy L. Ziontz, Paul Mastrokyriakos, Stuart L. Goldberg

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence, serotypes and virulence genes of Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from pregnant women with 35–37 weeks of gestation

Fernando J. Bobadilla, Marina G. Novosak, Iliana J. Cortese, Osvaldo D. Delgado, Margarita E. Laczeski

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence, predictors, and mortality of bloodstream infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in patients with malignancy: systemic review and meta-analysis

Zhouqi Li, Hemu Zhuang, Guannan Wang, Hui Wang, Ying Dong

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Observational study of compliance with infection control practices among healthcare workers in subsidized and private residential care homes

Jessie Kit Ling Au, Lorna Kwai Ping Suen, Simon Ching Lam

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A predictive nomogram for mortality of cancer patients with invasive candidiasis: a 10-year study in a cancer center of North China

Ding Li, Tianjiao Li, Changsen Bai, Qing Zhang, Zheng Li, Xichuan Li

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Combination of Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score and Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) could predict the severity and prognosis of candidemia more accurately than the Acute Physiology, Age, Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) score

Nobuhiro Asai, Wataru Ohashi, Daisuke Sakanashi, Hiroyuki Suematsu, Hideo Kato, Mao Hagihara, Hiroki Watanabe, Arufumi Shiota, Yusuke Koizumi, Yuka Yamagishi, Hiroshige Mikamo

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Higher comorbidities and early death in hospitalized African-American patients with Covid-19

Raavi Gupta, Raag Agrawal, Zaheer Bukhari, Absia Jabbar, Donghai Wang, John Diks, Mohamed Alshal, Dokpe Yvonne Emechebe, F. Charles Brunicardi, Jason M. Lazar, Robert Chamberlain, Aaliya Burza, M. A. Haseeb

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Dynamic changes in lymphocyte subsets and parallel cytokine levels in patients with severe and critical COVID-19

Yangli Liu, Weiping Tan, Haihong Chen, Ying Zhu, Li Wan, Ke Jiang, Yubiao Guo, Kejing Tang, Canmao Xie, Hui Yi, Yukun Kuang, Yifeng Luo

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Predictive value of the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio for disease deterioration and serious adverse outcomes in patients with COVID-19: a prospective cohort study

Zhi-Yong Zeng, Shao-Dan Feng, Gong-Ping Chen, Jiang-Nan Wu

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Differential susceptibility of Onchocerca volvulus microfilaria to ivermectin in two areas of contrasting history of mass drug administration in Cameroon: relevance of microscopy and molecular techniques for the monitoring of skin microfilarial repopulation within six months of direct observed treatment

Raphael Awah Abong, Glory N. Amambo, Patrick W. Chounna Ndongmo, Abdel Jelil Njouendou, Manuel Ritter, Amuam Andrew Beng, Mathias Eyong Esum, Kebede Deribe, Jerome Fru-Cho, Fanny F. Fombad, Theobald Mue Nji, Peter Ivo Enyong, Catherine B. Poole, Kenneth Pfarr, Achim Hoerauf, Clotilde K. S. Carlow, Samuel Wanji

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Identification and molecular characterization of Subramaniula asteroides causing human fungal keratitis: a case report

Rosario Cultrera, Riccardo Torelli, Caterina Sarnicola, Daniela Segala, Andrea Mengoli, Giuseppina Chiaretto, Paolo Perri, Maurizio Sanguinetti

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Molecular characteristics of HBV infection among blood donors tested HBsAg reactive in a single ELISA test in southern China

Xianlin Ye, Tong Li, Ran Li, Heng Liu, Junpeng Zhao, Jinfeng Zeng

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Critically ill patients with diabetes and Middle East respiratory syndrome: a multi-center observational study

Jesna Jose, Hasan M. Al-Dorzi, Awad Al-Omari, Yasser Mandourah, Fahad Al-Hameed, Musharaf Sadat, Eman Al Qasim, Basem Alraddadi, Abdulrahman Al Harthy, Ghaleb A. Al Mekhlafi, Abdullah Almotairi, Kasim Al Khatib, Ahmed Abdulmomen, Ismael Qushmaq, Anees A. Sindi, Ahmed Mady, Othman Solaiman, Rajaa Al-Raddadi, Khalid Maghrabi, Ahmed Ragab, Ayman Kharaba, Sarah Shalhoub, Abdulsalam M. Al-Aithan, Gajendra K. Vishwakarma, Atanu Bhattacharjee, Yaseen M. Arabi, The Saudi Critical Care Trials Group

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Phenotype, molecular characterisation and risk factors for postoperative meningitis caused by ESBL-producing-Enterobacteriaceae: a six years multi-Centre comparative cohort study

Guanghui Zheng, Yanfei Cao, Chunhong Liu, Lingye Qian, Yumeng Cai, Miaomiao Cui, Huiting Sun, Lv Hong, Jun Yuan, Lina Zhang, Guojun Zhang

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: HIV infection and multidrug resistant tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Zeeba Zahra Sultana, Farhana Ul Hoque, Joseph Beyene, Md. Akhlak-Ul-Islam, Md Hasinur Rahman Khan, Shakil Ahmed, Delwer Hossain Hawlader, Ahmed Hossain

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The different manifestations of COVID-19 in adults and children: a cohort study in an intensive care unit

Mònica Girona-Alarcon, Sara Bobillo-Perez, Anna Sole-Ribalta, Lluisa Hernandez, Carmina Guitart, Ricardo Suarez, Mònica Balaguer, Francisco-Jose Cambra, Iolanda Jordan, on behalf of the KIDS-Corona study group, Kids Corona Platform

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of 14 COVID-19 deaths in Tianmen, China: a single-center retrospective study

Jijia Hu, Yingang Zhang, Wei Wang, Zhihe Tao, Juan Tian, Ning Shao, Nian Liu, Hui Wei, Hao Huang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical course and challenging management of early COVID-19 infection after heart transplantation: case report of two patients

Vincent Tchana-Sato, Arnaud Ancion, Julien Tridetti, Natzi Sakalihasan, Marie Pierre Hayette, Olivier Detry, Philippe Delvenne, Philippe Amabili, Marc Senard, Olivier Hougrand, Delphine Szecel, Jean-Paul Lavigne, Elie Minga Lowampa, Charlotte Ponte, Isabelle Maquoi, Philippe Morimont, Melissa Van Den Bulck, Marie Helene Delbouille, Jean Olivier Defraigne, Patrizio Lancellotti

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

An open label, randomised controlled trial of rifapentine versus rifampicin based short course regimens for the treatment of latent tuberculosis in England: the HALT LTBI pilot study

J. Surey, H. R. Stagg, T. A. Yates, M. Lipman, P. J. White, A. Charlett, L. Muñoz, L. Gosce, M. X. Rangaka, M. Francis, V. Hack, H. Kunst, I. Abubakar

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Past eight-year malaria data in Gedeo zone, southern Ethiopia: trend, reporting-quality, spatiotemporal distribution, and association with socio-demographic and meteorological variables

Eshetu Molla, Sinknesh Wolde Behaksra, Fitsum G. Tadesse, Sisay Dugassa, Endalamaw Gadisa, Hassen Mamo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

An appraisal of clinical practice guidelines for the appropriate use of echocardiography for adult infective endocarditis—the timing and mode of assessment (TTE or TEE)

Peihan Xie, Xiaodong Zhuang, Menghui Liu, Shaozhao Zhang, Jia Liu, Donghong Liu, Xinxue Liao

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Increase in HIV-1-transmitted drug resistance among ART-naïve youths at the China-Myanmar border during 2009 ~ 2017

Yibo Ding, Min Chen, Jibao Wang, Yuecheng Yang, Yi Feng, Lijie Wang, Song Duan, Qianru Lin, Hui Xing, Yanling Ma, Mengjie Han, Liying Ma

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence and genotype distribution of group A rotavirus circulating in Shanxi Province, China during 2015–2019

Lifeng Zhao, Xiaohong Shi, Dequan Meng, Jiane Guo, Yiping Li, Lirong Liang, Xiaofang Guo, Ran Tao, Xiaohua Zhang, Ruihong Gao, Li Gao, Jitao Wang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence of urogenital, anal, and pharyngeal infections with Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Mycoplasma genitalium: a cross-sectional study in Reunion island

A. Calas, N. Zemali, G. Camuset, J. Jaubert, R. Manaquin, C. Saint-Pastou, Y. Koumar, P. Poubeau, P. Gerardin, A. Bertolotti

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Retrospective Seroepidemiology study of dengue virus infection in Taiwan

Ying-Hsuan Lee, Yu-Chia Hsieh, Chih-Jung Chen, Tzou-Yien Lin, Yhu-Chering Huang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Point-prevalence survey of outpatient antibiotic prescription at a tertiary medical center in Sri Lanka: opportunities to improve prescribing practices for respiratory illnesses

Helen L. Zhang, Champica Bodinayake, Gaya B. Wijayaratne, Pasangi Jayatissa, D. L. Bhagya Piyasiri, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, Tianchen Sheng, Ajith Nagahawatte, Christopher Woods, L. Gayani Tillekeratne

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Using Baidu search values to monitor and predict the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in China: – evidence from Baidu index

Bizhi Tu, Laifu Wei, Yaya Jia, Jun Qian

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Diagnostic accuracy of a liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry assay in small hair samples for rifampin-resistant tuberculosis drug concentrations in a routine care setting

John Metcalfe, Peter Bacchetti, Ali Esmail, Andrew Reckers, David Aguilar, Anita Wen, Shu Huo, Winnie R. Muyindike, Judith A. Hahn, Keertan Dheda, Monica Gandhi, Roy Gerona

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Antifungal stewardship in a tertiary care paediatric hospital: the PROAFUNGI study

Natalia Mendoza-Palomar, Beatriz Garcia-Palop, Susana Melendo, Maria Teresa Martín, Berta Renedo-Miró, Pere Soler-Palacin, Aurora Fernández-Polo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between echinococcosis-specific health literacy and behavioural intention to prevent echinococcosis among herdsmen on the Tibet Plateau in China: a cross-sectional study

Jie Zhao, Yangzong Dawa, Kezhong A, Dejicuo, Lengbao, Zengyue Li, Wanli Chen, Jingya Wang, Yuxin Zhang, Dengbentai, Jiwei Wang, Lizheng Shi, Qingwu Jiang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Polymorphism rs368234815 of interferon lambda 4 gene and spontaneous clearance of hepatitis C virus in haemodialysis patients: a case-control study

Alicja E. Grzegorzewska, Adrianna Mostowska, Monika K. Świderska, Wojciech Marcinkowski, Ireneusz Stolarek, Marek Figlerowicz, Paweł P. Jagodziński

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Scalp eschar and neck lymphadenopathy by Rickettsia slovaca after Dermacentor marginatus tick bite case report: multidisciplinary approach to a tick-borne disease

Giulia Barlozzari, Federico Romiti, Maurizio Zini, Adele Magliano, Claudio De Liberato, Franco Corrias, Guglielmo Capponi, Luisa Galli, Manuela Scarpulla, Carlotta Montagnani

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Epidemiological survey and screening strategy for dengue virus in blood donors from Yunnan Province

Ling Li, Ying Li, Shaofang Lu, Jing Dong, Haixia Xu, Qian Zhang, Rong Weng, Yundi Yin, Rui He, Peng Fang, Hua Shi, Yinghan Yu, Ji Wu, Zhong Liu, John R. Hess

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Incidence, healthcare-seeking behaviours, antibiotic use and natural history of common infection syndromes in England: results from the Bug Watch community cohort study

Catherine M. Smith, Laura J. Shallcross, Peter Dutey-Magni, Anne Conolly, Christopher Fuller, Suzanne Hill, Arnoupe Jhass, Franziska Marcheselli, Susan Michie, Jennifer S. Mindell, Matthew J. Ridd, Georgios Tsakos, Andrew C. Hayward, Ellen B. Fragaszy, on behalf of the PASS research group

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Comparing tuberculosis gene signatures in malnourished individuals using the TBSignatureProfiler

W. Evan Johnson, Aubrey Odom, Chelsie Cintron, Mutharaj Muthaiah, Selby Knudsen, Noyal Joseph, Senbagavalli Babu, Subitha Lakshminarayanan, David F. Jenkins, Yue Zhao, Ethel Nankya, C. Robert Horsburgh, Gautam Roy, Jerrold Ellner, Sonali Sarkar, Padmini Salgame, Natasha S. Hochberg

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Genetic characterization of G12P[6] and G12P[8] rotavirus strains collected in six African countries between 2010 and 2014

Kebareng G. Rakau, Martin M. Nyaga, Maemu P. Gededzha, Jason M. Mwenda, M. Jeffrey Mphahlele, L. Mapaseka Seheri, A. Duncan Steele

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni CC21 and CC257 clonal complexes in children with gastroenteritis in Tehran, Iran

Mahnaz Sarhangi, Bita Bakhshi, Shahin Najar Peeraeyeh

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Multiple drug resistance of Campylobacter jejuni and Shigella isolated from diarrhoeic children at Kapsabet County referral hospital, Kenya

Ongwae H. Zachariah, Mwamburi A. Lizzy, Kakai Rose, Mutuku M. Angela

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A rare case of adult herpes simplex encephalitis complicated with rhabdomyolysis

Qinwei Yu, Chao Han, Lei Pei, Jinsha Huang, Yan Xu, Tao Wang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Restricted TcR β chain CDR3 clonotype is associated with resolved acute hepatitis B subjects

Dangsheng Xiao, Ju Wang, Zhitao Chen, Xiuyuan Jin, Yirui Xie, Dong Yan, Jiezuan Yang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Pharmacodynamics of efavirenz 400 mg in treatment-naïve Chinese HIV-infected patients in a prospective cohort study

Ling Xu, Wenxiu Peng, Xiaojing Song, Yanling Li, Yang Han, Ting Zhu, Qiang Fu, Xiaoli Du, Wei Cao, Taisheng Li

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Identification of risk factors for in-hospital death of COVID - 19 pneumonia -- lessions from the early outbreak

Zhigang Wang, Zhiqiang Wang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) may be safe for COVID-19 patients

Wenjun Wang, Xiaohui Zhao, Wei Wei, Weiwang Fan, Kai Gao, Shengxiu He, Xijing Zhuang

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Implementation and evaluation of a care bundle for prevention of non-ventilator associated hospital-acquired pneumonia (nvHAP) – a mixed-methods study protocol for a hybrid type 2 effectiveness-implementation trial

Aline Wolfensberger, Lauren Clack, Stefanie von Felten, Katharina Kusejko, Mirjam Faes Hesse, Werner Jakob, Dirk Saleschus, Marie-Theres Meier, Roger Kouyos, Leonhard Held, Hugo Sax

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Acute cardiovascular events in patients with community acquired pneumonia: results from the observational prospective FADOI-ICECAP study

Filippo Pieralli, Vieri Vannucchi, Carlo Nozzoli, Giuseppe Augello, Francesco Dentali, Giulia De Marzi, Generoso Uomo, Filippo Risaliti, Laura Morbidoni, Antonino Mazzone, Claudio Santini, Daniela Tirotta, Francesco Corradi, Riccardo Gerloni, Paola Gnerre, Gualberto Gussoni, Antonella Valerio, Mauro Campanini, Dario Manfellotto, Andrea Fontanella, for the FADOI-ICECAP Study Group

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Immunogenicity and safety of a live herpes zoster vaccine in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients

June Young Chun, Kichun Kim, Min Kyeong Lee, Chang Kyung Kang, Youngil Koh, Dong-Yeop Shin, Junshik Hong, Pyoeng Gyun Choe, Nam Joong Kim, Sung-Soo Yoon, Wan Beom Park, Inho Kim, Myoung-don Oh

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Point-of-care p24 antigen detection for early infant diagnosis of HIV infection: cross-sectional and longitudinal studies in Zambia

Catherine G. Sutcliffe, Jane Mutanga, Nkumbula Moyo, Abhishek K. Agarwal, Jessica L. Schue, Mutinta Hamahuwa, Kara M. Palamountain, Mark J. Fisher, Robert Elghanian, Philip E. Thuma, William J. Moss

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Clinical characteristics of 14 COVID-19 deaths in Tianmen, China: a single-center retrospective study

Jijia Hu, Yingang Zhang, Wei Wang, Zhihe Tao, Juan Tian, Ning Shao, Nian Liu, Hui Wei, Hao Huang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Examining Australian public perceptions and behaviors towards a future COVID-19 vaccine

Holly Seale, Anita E. Heywood, Julie Leask, Meru Sheel, David N. Durrheim, Katarzyna Bolsewicz, Rajneesh Kaur

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Severe Candida glabrata pancolitis and fatal Aspergillus fumigatus pulmonary infection in the setting of bone marrow aplasia after CD19-directed CAR T-cell therapy – a case report

Kai Rejeski, Wolfgang G. Kunz, Martina Rudelius, Veit Bücklein, Viktoria Blumenberg, Christian Schmidt, Philipp Karschnia, Florian Schöberl, Konstantin Dimitriadis, Louisa von Baumgarten, Joachim Stemmler, Oliver Weigert, Martin Dreyling, Michael von Bergwelt-Baildon, Marion Subklewe

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Pure SARS-CoV-2 related AVDS (Acute Vascular Distress Syndrome)

Vincent Jounieaux, Damien Basille, Osama Abou-Arab, Marie-Pierre Guillaumont, Claire Andrejak, Yazine Mahjoub, Daniel Oscar Rodenstein

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Integrating Xpert MTB/RIF for TB diagnosis in the private sector: evidence from large-scale pilots in Patna and Mumbai, India

Sarang Deo, Pankaj Jindal, Sirisha Papineni

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Continuous hypergammaglobulinemia and proteinuria after the recovery of the visceral Leishmaniasis: a case report

Linfeng Zou, Gang Chen, Yangzhong Zhou, Wei Ye, Yubin Wen, Limeng Chen, Xuemei Li

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Analysis of virulence factors and antibiotic resistance genes in group B streptococcus from clinical samples

Raymond Mudzana, Rooyen T. Mavenyengwa, Muchaneta Gudza-Mugabe

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of refractory mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in children treated with glucocorticoid pulse therapy

Zhenli Zhu, Tongqiang Zhang, Wei Guo, Yaoyao Ling, Jiao Tian, Yongsheng Xu

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Atypical presentations of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from onset to readmission

Zhiqi Yang, Xiaofeng Chen, Ruibin Huang, Shengkai Li, Daiying Lin, Zhijian Yang, Hongfu Sun, Guorui Liu, Jinming Qiu, Yanyan Tang, Jianning Xiao, Yuting Liao, Xianheng Wu, Renhua Wu, Xiangguang Chen, Zhuozhi Dai

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Population-based HIV prevalence, stigma and HIV risk among trans women in Nepal

Erin C. Wilson, Manisha Dhakal, Sanjay Sharma, Anuj Rai, Rajesh Lama, Sirish Chettri, Caitlin M. Turner, Hui Xie, Sean Arayasirikul, Jess Lin, Swagata Banik

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Self-rated health among people living with HIV in Spain in 2019: a cross-sectional study

Marta Ruiz-Algueró, Victoria Hernando, Henar Marcos, Gonzalo Gutiérrez, Maria Jesus Pérez-Elías, Juan Carlos López-Bernaldo de Quirós, Federico Pulido, Miguel Górgolas, Jesus Sanz, Ines Suarez-García, Maria Teresa Fernandez, Juan Emilio Losa, Jose Luis Pérez, Maria Oliva Ladrero, Miguel Ángel Prieto, Gustavo González, Ana Izquierdo, Luis Javier Viloria, Irene López, Eva Martínez, Daniel Castrillejo, Rosa Aranguren, Maria Antonia Belmonte, I V Aranda-García, Antonio Arraiza, Asuncion Diaz, on behalf of the Hospital Survey Study Group

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Knowledge among the rural parents about the vaccinations and vaccination coverage of children in the first year of life in Papua New Guinea – analysis of data provided by Christian health services

Ewelina Gowin, Jerzy Kuzma, Danuta Januszkiewicz-Lewandowska

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Seroprevalence of hepatitis c virus infection among blood donors in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Eyasu Alem Lake, Robera Olana Fite, Lielt Gebreselassie Gebrekirstos, Meron Hadis Gebremedhin, Mohammed Suleiman Obsa, Kelemu Abebe Gelaw

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Determinants of self-reported correct knowledge about tuberculosis transmission among men and women in Malawi: evidence from a nationwide household survey

Peter A. M. Ntenda, Razak Mussa, Steve Gowelo, Alick Sixpence, Andy Bauleni, Atusayi Simbeye, Alfred Matengeni, Ernest Matola, Godfrey Banda, Christopher C. Stanley, Susan Banda, Owen Nkoka

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A case series of children and young people admitted to a tertiary care hospital in Germany with COVID-19

Jonathan Remppis, Tina Ganzenmueller, Malte Kohns Vasconcelos, Oliver Heinzel, Rupert Handgretinger, Hanna Renk

02.02.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics, management and health related quality of life in young to middle age adults with COVID-19

Chiara Temperoni, Stefania Grieco, Zeno Pasquini, Benedetta Canovari, Antonio Polenta, Umberto Gnudi, Roberto Montalti, Francesco Barchiesi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Etiology, clinical characteristics and coinfection status of bronchiolitis in Suzhou

Jiahong Tan, Jinfeng Wu, Wujun Jiang, Li Huang, Wei Ji, Yongdong Yan, Meijuan Wang, Xuejun Shao

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Is age and not antiretroviral therapy the strongest risk factor for chronic pain in HIV-infected population?

Marcin Kowalski, Andrzej Horban, Bartosz Slomka, Karen Shahnazaryan, Witold Rongies

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The use of eculizumab in Capnocytophaga canimorsus associated thrombotic microangiopathy: a case report

Magnus Holter Bjørkto, Andreas Barratt-Due, Ingvild Nordøy, Christina Dörje, Eivind Galteland, Andreas Lind, Abdulkarim Hilli, Pål Aukrust, Geir Mjøen

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A health worker knowledge, attitudes and practices survey of SARS-CoV-2 infection prevention and control in South Africa

Saiendhra Vasudevan Moodley, Muzimkhulu Zungu, Molebogeng Malotle, Kuku Voyi, Nico Claassen, Jonathan Ramodike, Nkululeko Thunzi, Nosimilo Mlangeni

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Tuberculosis (TB) in the refugee camps in Ethiopia: trends of case notification, profile, and treatment outcomes, 2014 to 2017

Tsegay Legesse, Goitom Admenur, Selemawit Gebregzabher, Eyob Woldegebriel, Bexabeh Fantahun, Yemane Tsegay, Abeyot Bayssa, Berihu Darge, Yidnekachew Denbu, Hayelom Michalel, Kibebew Abera, Abraham Alemayeh, Dejene Kebede, Desta Kasa

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Characteristics and prognostic factors of COVID-19 among infected cases: a nationwide Tunisian analysis

Chahida Harizi, Ines Cherif, Nourhene Najar, Molka Osman, Rym Mallekh, Oumaima Ben Ayed, Yosr Ayedi, Sonia Dhaouadi, Aicha Hchaichi, Mouna Safer, Hejer Letaief, Ilhem Bouaziz, Sondes Derouiche, Donia Gharbi, Leila Bouabid, Souha Bougatef, Hamida Ben Salah, Radhouane Fakhfakh, Salma Abid, Ilhem Boutiba Ben Boubaker, Mohamed Kouni Chahed, Nissaf Bouafif Ben-Alaya

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of hospitalized mild/moderate COVID-19 patients with a prolonged negative conversion time of SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid detection

Ya Yang, Xiaogang Hu, Lirong Xiong, Peishu Fu, Wei Feng, Wei Li, Liwen Zhang, Fengjun Sun

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Genomic and clinical characterisation of multidrug-resistant carbapenemase-producing ST231 and ST16 Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates colonising patients at Siriraj hospital, Bangkok, Thailand from 2015 to 2017

Adhiratha Boonyasiri, Elita Jauneikaite, Lauren M. Brinkac, Chris Greco, Kanokorn Lerdlamyong, Teerawit Tangkoskul, Kevin Nguyen, Visanu Thamlikitkul, Derrick E. Fouts

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Factors associated with delayed presentation to healthcare facilities for Lassa fever cases, Nigeria 2019: a retrospective cohort study

Nastassya L. Chandra, Hikaru Bolt, Chioma Dan-Nwafor, Oladipupo Ipadeola, Elsie Ilori, Geoffrey Namara, Adebola T. Olayinka, Winifred Ukponu, Akanimo Iniobong, Michael Amedu, Adejoke Akano, Kachikwulu O. Akabike, Uwaifiokun Okhuarobo, Stephen Fagbemi, Emeka Sampson, Sophie Newitt, Neville Q. Verlander, Daniel G. Bausch, Olivier le Polain de Waroux, Chikwe Ihekweazu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Seroepidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infection in rural and semi-rural areas of the Littoral region of Cameroon

Henshaw Mandi, Bekolo Cavin Epie, Agnes Eyoh, Sindhiya Jan, Sue Ann Costa Clemens, Ralf Clemens, Solomon Yimer

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Low practice of malaria prevention among migrants and seasonal farmworkers in Metema and west Armacheho districts, Northwest Ethiopia

Getu Debalkie Demissie, Tadesse Awoke Ayele, Sintayehu Daba Wami, Malede Mequanent Sisay, Destaw Fetene, Haileab Fekadu Wolde, Temesgen Yihunie Akalu, Kassahun Alemu Gelaye

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of the epidemic situation on COVID-19 in Gansu Province, China – a big data analysis of the national health information platform

Xuanchen Yan, Jianjian Wang, Jingwen Yao, Janne Estill, Shouyuan Wu, Jie Lu, Baoping Liang, Hongmin Li, Shengxin Tao, Huanli Bai, Hongliang Liu, Yaolong Chen, on behalf of COVID-19 evidence and recommendations working group

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High body mass index is a significant risk factor for the progression and prognosis of imported COVID-19: a multicenter, retrospective cohort study

Huan Cai, Lisha Yang, Yingfeng Lu, Shanyan Zhang, Chanyuan Ye, Xiaoli Zhang, Guodong Yu, Jueqing Gu, Jiangshan Lian, Shaorui Hao, Jianhua Hu, Yimin Zhang, Ciliang Jin, Jifang Sheng, Yida Yang, Hongyu Jia

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

An easy-to-use nomogram for predicting in-hospital mortality risk in COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study in a university hospital

Hazal Cansu Acar, Günay Can, Rıdvan Karaali, Şermin Börekçi, İlker İnanç Balkan, Bilun Gemicioğlu, Dildar Konukoğlu, Ethem Erginöz, Mehmet Sarper Erdoğan, Fehmi Tabak

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Infection pattern, case fatality rate and spread of Lassa virus in Nigeria

Clement Ameh Yaro, Ezekiel Kogi, Kenneth Nnamdi Opara, Gaber El-Saber Batiha, Roua S. Baty, Ashraf Albrakati, Farag M. A. Altalbawy, Innocent Utenwojo Etuh, James Paul Oni

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Consistent use of lipid lowering therapy in HIV infection is associated with low mortality

Henning Drechsler, Colby Ayers, James Cutrell, Reuben Arasaratnam, Roger Bedimo

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prosthetic hip joint infection by Bacillus Calmette-Guerin therapy following intravesical instillation for bladder cancer identified using whole-genome sequencing: a case report

Michael Riste, Pretin Davda, E. Grace Smith, David H. Wyllie, Martin Dedicoat, Simantini Jog, Steven Laird, Gerald Langman, Neil Jenkins, Jonathan Stevenson, Matthew K. O’Shea

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Broad range detection of viral and bacterial pathogens in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of children to identify the cause of lower respiratory tract infections

Heping Wang, Jiali Gu, Xiaonan Li, Christa E. van der Gaast-de Jongh, Wenjian Wang, Xuehui He, Zhi Xu, Yonghong Yang, Ronald de Groot, Marien I. de Jonge, Yuejie Zheng

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The monitoring of vancomycin: a systematic review and meta-analyses of area under the concentration-time curve-guided dosing and trough-guided dosing

Moeko Tsutsuura, Hiromu Moriyama, Nana Kojima, Yuki Mizukami, Sho Tashiro, Sumika Osa, Yuki Enoki, Kazuaki Taguchi, Kazutaka Oda, Satoshi Fujii, Yoshiko Takahashi, Yukihiro Hamada, Toshimi Kimura, Yoshio Takesue, Kazuaki Matsumoto

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A case report of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome caused by Streptococcus mitis in a healthy adult

Xiang Chen, Ying Ying Gong, Li Zhang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of inpatients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Sichuan province

Wen Wang, Lei Chen, Qiao He, Mingqi Wang, Mei Liu, Taibing Deng, Xiaoju Deng, Jianrong Yang, Ou Jiang, Rongmei Li, Bo Long, Gang Mai, Wenhui Huan, Wenquan Li, Xin Jiang, Zeqiang Wen, Yongjun Chen, Wanzhi Fu, Zhiling Long, Fanxin Zeng, Yan Chen, Yihua Du, Juan Tang, Xin Sun, Weimin Li

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Differences of blood cells, lymphocyte subsets and cytokines in COVID-19 patients with different clinical stages: a network meta-analysis

Wu Yan, Danrong Chen, Francis Manyori Bigambo, Hongcheng Wei, Xu Wang, Yankai Xia

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The association between clinical laboratory data and chest CT findings explains disease severity in a large Italian cohort of COVID-19 patients

Simone Canovi, Giulia Besutti, Efrem Bonelli, Valentina Iotti, Marta Ottone, Laura Albertazzi, Alessandro Zerbini, Pierpaolo Pattacini, Paolo Giorgi Rossi, Rossana Colla, Tommaso Fasano, on behalf of the Reggio Emilia COVID-19 Working Group;

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Renal dysfunction and prognosis of COVID-19 patients: a hospital-based retrospective cohort study

Hui-Xian Xiang, Jun Fei, Ying Xiang, Zheng Xu, Ling Zheng, Xiu-Yong Li, Lin Fu, Hui Zhao

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Multiple antimicrobial resistance and outcomes among hospitalized patients with complicated urinary tract infections in the US, 2013–2018: a retrospective cohort study

Marya D. Zilberberg, Brian H. Nathanson, Kate Sulham, Andrew F. Shorr

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

HIV drug resistance and HIV transmission risk factors among newly diagnosed individuals in Southwest China

Xianwu Pang, Kailing Tang, Qin He, Jinghua Huang, Ningye Fang, Xinjuan Zhou, Qiuying Zhu, Xiuling Wu, Zhiyong Shen, Shujia Liang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical impact of respiratory syncytial virus infection on children hospitalized for pertussis

Ruimu Zhang, Jikui Deng

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Detection of Nipah virus in Pteropus medius in 2019 outbreak from Ernakulam district, Kerala, India

A. B. Sudeep, Pragya D. Yadav, Mangesh D. Gokhale, R. Balasubramanian, Nivedita Gupta, Anita Shete, Rajlaxmi Jain, Savita Patil, Rima R. Sahay, Dimpal A. Nyayanit, Sanjay Gopale, Prachi G. Pardeshi, Triparna D. Majumdar, Dilip R. Patil, A. P. Sugunan, Devendra T. Mourya

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics and outcomes of critically ill COVID-19 patients in Tokyo: a single-center observational study from the first wave

Aya Banno, Toru Hifumi, Hiroshi Okamoto, Minori Masaki, Koichiro Seki, Shutaro Isokawa, Norio Otani, Kuniyoshi Hayashi, Shinichi Ishimatsu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Spatial transmission network construction of influenza-like illness using dynamic Bayesian network and vector-autoregressive moving average model

Jianqing Qiu, Huimin Wang, Lin Hu, Changhong Yang, Tao Zhang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A comparative study of multimodal magnetic resonance in the differential diagnosis of acquired immune deficiency syndrome related primary central nervous system lymphoma and infection

Jingjing Li, Ming Xue, Shuo Yan, Chunshuang Guan, Ruming Xie, Budong Chen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Molecular characterization of the viral structural protein genes in the first outbreak of dengue virus type 2 in Hunan Province, inland China in 2018

Jiaoqiong Guan, Zhanlong He, Meng Qin, Xialin Deng, Jun Chen, Suqin Duan, Xiaojun Gao, Yue Pan, Junying Chen, Yaping Yang, Shijun Feng, Qiangming Sun

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluation of patients with respiratory infections during the first pandemic wave in Germany: characteristics of COVID-19 versus non-COVID-19 patients

Nicola Fink, Johannes Rueckel, Sophia Kaestle, Vincent Schwarze, Eva Gresser, Boj Hoppe, Jan Rudolph, Sophia Goller, Wolfgang G. Kunz, Jens Ricke, Bastian O. Sabel

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Emerging human alveolar echinococcosis in Hungary (2003–2018): a retrospective case series analysis from a multi-centre study

Balázs Dezsényi, Zsolt Dubóczki, Tamás Strausz, Eszter Csulak, Veronika Czoma, Zsolt Káposztás, Mária Fehérvári, Áron Somorácz, András Csilek, Attila Oláh, Kálmán Almási, Attila Patonai, Dénes Görög, Zoltán Széll, Zoltán Tolnai, Tamás Sréter, József Danka, Herbert Auer, Beate Grüner, Thomas F. E. Barth, Adriano Casulli

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Incidence and risk factors of COVID-19-like symptoms in the French general population during the lockdown period: a multi-cohort study

Fabrice Carrat, Mathilde Touvier, Gianluca Severi, Laurence Meyer, Florence Jusot, Nathanael Lapidus, Delphine Rahib, Nathalie Lydié, Marie-Aline Charles, Pierre-Yves Ancel, Alexandra Rouquette, Xavier de Lamballerie, Marie Zins, Nathalie Bajos, for the SAPRIS study group

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Anemia predicts poor outcomes of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients: a prospective study in Iran

Masood Faghih Dinevari, Mohammad Hossein Somi, Elham Sadeghi Majd, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Zeinab Nikniaz

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Maximal diameter of liver abscess independently predicts prolonged hospitalization and poor prognosis in patients with pyogenic liver abscess

Chang Hun Lee, Hoon Gil Jo, Eun Young Cho, Jae Sun Song, Gum Mo Jung, Yong Keun Cho, Seung Young Seo, Seong Hun Kim, Sang Wook Kim, Seung Ok Lee, Soo Teik Lee, In Hee Kim

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

How aware are swingers about their swing sex partners’ risk behaviours, and sexually transmitted infection status?

Anne-Marie Niekamp, Laura W. L. Spauwen, Nicole H. T. M. Dukers-Muijrers, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Impact of delays to incubation and storage temperature on blood culture results: a multi-centre study

Clare L. Ling, Tamalee Roberts, Sona Soeng, Tomas-Paul Cusack, David A. B. Dance, Sue J. Lee, Thomas A. N. Reed, Pattaraporn Hinfonthong, Somsavanh Sihalath, Amphone Sengduangphachanh, Wanitda Watthanaworawit, Tri Wangrangsimakul, Paul N. Newton, Francois H. Nosten, Paul Turner, Elizabeth A. Ashley

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Impact of rifampicin dose in bone and joint prosthetic device infections due to Staphylococcus spp: a retrospective single-center study in France

M. Tonnelier, A. Bouras, C. Joseph, Y. El Samad, B. Brunschweiler, J.-L. Schmit, C. Mabille, J-P Lanoix

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Renin-angiotensin system modulators and other risk factors in COVID-19 patients with hypertension: a Korean perspective

Hee-Sung Kim, Minseok Kang, Gilwon Kang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of COVID-19 complicated with pleural effusion

Na Zhan, Yingyun Guo, Shan Tian, Binglu Huang, Xiaoli Tian, Jinjing Zou, Qiutang Xiong, Dongling Tang, Liang Zhang, Weiguo Dong

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Can the Xpert MRSA/SA BC assay be used as an antimicrobial stewardship tool? A prospective assay validation and descriptive impact assessment study in a South African setting

Kessendri Reddy, Andrew Whitelaw

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Tuberculosis diagnosis cascade in Blantyre, Malawi: a prospective cohort study

Helena R. A. Feasey, Elizabeth L. Corbett, Marriott Nliwasa, Luke Mair, Titus H. Divala, Wala Kamchedzera, Mc Ewen Khundi, Helen E. D. Burchett, Emily L. Webb, Hendramoorthy Maheswaran, S. Bertel Squire, Peter MacPherson

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Neurologic sequelae of severe chikungunya infection in the first 6 months of life: a prospective cohort study 24-months post-infection

Roelof van Ewijk, Minke H. W. Huibers, Meindert E. Manshande, Ginette M. Ecury-Goossen, Ashley J. Duits, Job C. Calis, Aleid G. van Wassenaer-Leemhuis

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Pseudomonas aeruginosa device associated – healthcare associated infections and its multidrug resistance at intensive care unit of University Hospital: polish, 8.5-year, prospective, single-centre study

Agnieszka Litwin, Stanislaw Rojek, Waldemar Gozdzik, Wieslawa Duszynska

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A comparison of two multiplex-PCR assays for the diagnosis of traveller’s diarrhoea

Frieder Schaumburg, Neele Froböse, Robin Köck

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Comparing mortality between positive and negative blood culture results: an inverse probability of treatment weighting analysis of a multicenter cohort

Aibo Liu, Chia-Hung Yo, Lu Nie, Hua Yu, Kuihai Wu, Hoi Sin Tong, Tzu-Chun Hsu, Wan-Ting Hsu, Chien-Chang Lee

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Refining MDR-TB treatment regimens for ultra short therapy (TB-TRUST): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Taoping Weng, Feng Sun, Yang Li, Jiazhen Chen, Xinchang Chen, Rong Li, Shijia Ge, Yanlin Zhao, Wenhong Zhang

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

SARS-CoV-2 RNA in plasma samples of COVID-19 affected individuals: a cross-sectional proof-of-concept study

Luna Colagrossi, Maria Antonello, Silvia Renica, Marco Merli, Elisa Matarazzo, Giovanna Travi, Marta Vecchi, Jacopo Colombo, Antonio Muscatello, Giacomo Grasselli, Silvia Nerini Molteni, Vittorio Scaravilli, Emanuele Cattaneo, Diana Fanti, Chiara Vismara, Alessandra Bandera, Andrea Gori, Massimo Puoti, Valeria Cento, Claudia Alteri, Carlo Federico Perno

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Pharmacodynamics of efavirenz 400 mg in treatment-naïve Chinese HIV-infected patients in a prospective cohort study

Ling Xu, Wenxiu Peng, Xiaojing Song, Yanling Li, Yang Han, Ting Zhu, Qiang Fu, Xiaoli Du, Wei Cao, Taisheng Li

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Endemic chikungunya fever in Kenyan children: a prospective cohort study

Doris K. Nyamwaya, Mark Otiende, Donwilliams O. Omuoyo, George Githinji, Henry K. Karanja, John N. Gitonga, Zaydah R. de Laurent, James R. Otieno, Rosemary Sang, Everlyn Kamau, Stanley Cheruiyot, Edward Otieno, Charles N. Agoti, Philip Bejon, Samuel M. Thumbi, George M. Warimwe

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Stringent thresholds in SARS-CoV-2 IgG assays lead to under-detection of mild infections

David W. Eyre, Sheila F. Lumley, Denise O’Donnell, Nicole E. Stoesser, Philippa C. Matthews, Alison Howarth, Stephanie B. Hatch, Brian D. Marsden, Stuart Cox, Tim James, Richard J. Cornall, David I. Stuart, Gavin Screaton, Daniel Ebner, Derrick W. Crook, Christopher P. Conlon, Katie Jeffery, Timothy M. Walker, Timothy E. A. Peto

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Latent Toxoplasma gondii infections are associated with elevated biomarkers of inflammation and vascular injury

Andrey I. Egorov, Reagan R. Converse, Shannon M. Griffin, Jennifer N. Styles, Elizabeth Sams, Edward Hudgens, Timothy J. Wade

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical manifestations, laboratory markers, and renal ultrasonographic examinations in 1-month to 12-year-old Iranian children with pyelonephritis: a six-year cross-sectional retrospective study

Daryoosh Fahimi, Leila Khedmat, Azadeh Afshin, Zahra Noparast, Maryam Jafaripor, Effat Hosseinali Beigi, Maryam Ghodsi, Anahita Izadi, Sayed Yousef Mojtahedi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Revised version (INFD-D-20-00242): impact of 16S rDNA sequencing on clinical treatment decisions: a single center retrospective study

Axel Ursenbach, Frédéric Schramm, François Séverac, Yves Hansmann, Nicolas Lefebvre, Yvon Ruch, Xavier Argemi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Spatial clustering of livestock Anthrax events associated with agro-ecological zones in Kenya, 1957–2017

Leonard M. Nderitu, John Gachohi, Frederick Otieno, Eddy G. Mogoa, Mathew Muturi, Athman Mwatondo, Eric M. Osoro, Isaac Ngere, Peninah M. Munyua, Harry Oyas, Obadiah Njagi, Eric Lofgren, Thomas Marsh, Marc-Alain Widdowson, Bernard Bett, M. Kariuki Njenga

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correlation between lung infection severity and clinical laboratory indicators in patients with COVID-19: a cross-sectional study based on machine learning

Xingrui Wang, Qinglin Che, Xiaoxiao Ji, Xinyi Meng, Lang Zhang, Rongrong Jia, Hairong Lyu, Weixian Bai, Lingjie Tan, Yanjun Gao

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

An outbreak investigation of scrub typhus in Nepal: confirmation of local transmission

Meghnath Dhimal, Shyam Prakash Dumre, Guna Nidhi Sharma, Pratik Khanal, Kamal Ranabhat, Lalan Prasad Shah, Bibek Kumar Lal, Runa Jha, Bishnu Prasad Upadhyaya, Bhim Acharya, Sanjaya Kumar Shrestha, Silas A. Davidson, Piyada Charoensinphon, Khem B. Karki

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Assessing the efficacy of two dual-active ingredients long-lasting insecticidal nets for the control of malaria transmitted by pyrethroid-resistant vectors in Benin: study protocol for a three-arm, single-blinded, parallel, cluster-randomized controlled trial

Manfred Accrombessi, Jackie Cook, Corine Ngufor, Arthur Sovi, Edouard Dangbenon, Boulais Yovogan, Hilaire Akpovi, Aurore Hounto, Charles Thickstun, Gil G. Padonou, Filemon Tokponnon, Louisa A. Messenger, Immo Kleinschmidt, Mark Rowland, Martin C. Akogbeto, Natacha Protopopoff

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Acute cardiovascular events in patients with community acquired pneumonia: results from the observational prospective FADOI-ICECAP study

Filippo Pieralli, Vieri Vannucchi, Carlo Nozzoli, Giuseppe Augello, Francesco Dentali, Giulia De Marzi, Generoso Uomo, Filippo Risaliti, Laura Morbidoni, Antonino Mazzone, Claudio Santini, Daniela Tirotta, Francesco Corradi, Riccardo Gerloni, Paola Gnerre, Gualberto Gussoni, Antonella Valerio, Mauro Campanini, Dario Manfellotto, Andrea Fontanella, for the FADOI-ICECAP Study Group

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Chest wall pseudotumor: a case of non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection

Yutaka Shishido, Hiroshi Hamakawa, Kazuhiro Minami, Shigeo Hara, Yutaka Takahashi

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Risk conditions in children hospitalized with influenza in Norway, 2017–2019

Siri Helene Hauge, Inger Johanne Bakken, Birgitte Freiesleben de Blasio, Siri Eldevik Håberg

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High impact of COVID-19 outbreak in a nursing home in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, France, March to April 2020

A. Bernadou, S. Bouges, M. Catroux, J. C. Rigaux, C. Laland, N. Levêque, U. Noury, S. Larrieu, S. Acef, D. Habold, F. Cazenave-Roblot, L. Filleul

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Community-acquired bacteraemia in COVID-19 in comparison to influenza A and influenza B: a retrospective cohort study

Julinha M. Thelen, A. G. ( Noud) Buenen, Marjan van Apeldoorn, Heiman F. Wertheim, Mirjam H. A. Hermans, Peter C. Wever

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence of comorbidity in Chinese patients with COVID-19: systematic review and meta-analysis of risk factors

Tingxuan Yin, Yuanjun Li, Ying Ying, Zhijun Luo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Intestinal protozoa in hospitalized under-five children with diarrhoea in Nampula – a cross-sectional analysis in a low-income setting in northern Mozambique

Adilson Fernando Loforte Bauhofer, Idalécia Laurinda Carlos Cossa-Moiane, Selma Domingos Amadeu Marques, Esperança Lourenço Alberto Mabandane Guimarães, Benilde António Munlela, Elda Muianga Anapakala, Jorfélia José Chiláule, Marta Cassocera, Jerónimo Souzinho Langa, Assucênio Chissaque, Júlia Assiat Monteiro Sambo, Lena Vânia Manhique-Coutinho, Diocreciano Matias Bero, Timothy Allen Kellogg, Luzia Augusta Pires Gonçalves, Nilsa de Deus

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Geospatial analysis of cholera patterns in Nigeria: findings from a cross-sectional study

Eunice Adeoti Salubi, Susan J. Elliott

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Quality of life of HIV-infected individuals: insights from a study of patients in Kermanshah, Iran

Nahid Khademi, Alireza Zanganeh, Shahram Saeidi, Raziyeh Teimouri, Mehdi Khezeli, Babak Jamshidi, Tan Yigitcanlar, Yahya Salimi, Ali Almasi, Kobra Gholami Kiaee

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Description of two fatal cases of melioidosis in Mexican children with acute pneumonia: case report

Gerardo Alvarez-Hernandez, Denica Cruz-Loustaunau, J. Antonio Ibarra, Adela Rascon-Alcantar, Jesús Contreras-Soto, Georgina Meza-Radilla, Alfredo G. Torres, Paulina Estrada-de los Santos

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Drug susceptibility patterns of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from adults with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and implications for a household contact preventive therapy trial

Anne-Marie Demers, Soyeon Kim, Sara McCallum, Kathleen Eisenach, Michael Hughes, Linda Naini, Alberto Mendoza-Ticona, Neeta Pradhan, Kim Narunsky, Selvamuthu Poongulali, Sharlaa Badal-Faesen, Caryn Upton, Elizabeth Smith, N. Sarita Shah, Gavin Churchyard, Amita Gupta, Anneke Hesseling, Susan Swindells, for the ACTG A5300/IMPAACT I2003 PHOENIx Feasibility study team

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Differences in the clinical characteristics and outcomes of COVID-19 patients in the epicenter and peripheral areas of the pandemic from China: a retrospective, large-sample, comparative analysis

Gang Wang, Feng Ming Luo, Dan Liu, Jia Sheng Liu, Ye Wang, Hong Chen, Pan Wen Tian, Tao Fan, Li Tang, He Yu, Lan Wang, Mei Feng, Zhong Ni, Bo Wang, Zhi Fang Song, Xiao Ling Wu, Hong Jun Wang, Xiang Tong, Miao Xue, Xian Ying Lei, Bo Long, Chao Jia, Jun Xiao, Juan Shang, Nian Xiong, Jian Fei Luo, Zong An Liang, Wei Min Li, on behalf of the Sichuan & Wuhan Collaboration Research Group, and Sichuan Treatment Expert Group for COVID-19, China

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in patients out of Wuhan from China: a case control study

Hua Zhang, Feng Du, Xiao-jun Cao, Xia-long Feng, He-ping Zhang, Zheng-xia Wu, Bao-Feng Wang, Hong-juan Zhang, Rui Liu, Jian-jun Yang, Bo Ning, Kai Chen, Zhen-peng Huang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The fluid management and hemodynamic characteristics of PiCCO employed on young children with severe hand, foot, and mouth disease—a retrospective study

Fengyun Wang, Xinhua Qiang, Suhua Jiang, Jingsong Shao, Bin Fang, Lixin Zhou

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Accuracy of urine flow cytometry and urine test strip in predicting relevant bacteriuria in different patient populations

Christian Gehringer, Axel Regeniter, Katharina Rentsch, Sarah Tschudin-Sutter, Stefano Bassetti, Adrian Egli

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The relationship between seasonality, latitude and tuberculosis notifications in Pakistan

Mohsin F. Butt, Sidra Younis, Zhenqiang Wu, Syed H. Hadi, Abdullah Latif, Adrian R. Martineau

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A two-component intervention to improve hand hygiene practices and promote alcohol-based hand rub use among people who inject drugs: a mixed-methods evaluation

Salim Mezaache, Laélia Briand-Madrid, Linda Rahni, Julien Poireau, Fiona Branchu, Khafil Moudachirou, Yourine Wendzinski, Patrizia Carrieri, Perrine Roux

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Partnership among hospitals to reduce healthcare associated infections: a quasi-experimental study in Brazilian ICUs

Ladjane Santos Wolmer de Melo, Maria Verônica Monteiro de Abreu, Bernuarda Roberta de Oliveira Santos, Maria das Graças Washington Casimiro Carreteiro, Maria Fernanda Aparecida Moura de Souza, Maria Carolina Andrade Lins de Albuquerque, Claudia Fernanda de Lacerda Vidal, Heloisa Ramos Lacerda

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Adenovirus viremia may predict adenovirus pneumonia severity in immunocompetent children

Ruimu Zhang, Hongmei Wang, Shufeng Tian, Jikui Deng

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Increased acquired protease inhibitor drug resistance mutations in minor HIV-1 quasispecies from infected patients suspected of failing on national second-line therapy in South Africa

Adetayo Emmanuel Obasa, Anoop T. Ambikan, Soham Gupta, Ujjwal Neogi, Graeme Brendon Jacobs

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Monitoring HIV testing and pre-exposure prophylaxis information seeking by combining digital and traditional data

Derek C. Johnson, Alicia L. Nobles, Theodore L. Caputi, Michael Liu, Eric C. Leas, Steffanie A. Strathdee, Davey M. Smith, John W. Ayers

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance profiles of respiratory microbial flora in African children with HIV-associated chronic lung disease

Regina E. Abotsi, Mark P. Nicol, Grace McHugh, Victoria Simms, Andrea M. Rehman, Charmaine Barthus, Slindile Mbhele, Brewster W. Moyo, Lucky G. Ngwira, Hilda Mujuru, Beauty Makamure, Justin Mayini, Jon Ø. Odland, Rashida A. Ferrand, Felix S. Dube

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Case series of acute appendicitis association with SARS-CoV-2 infection

Charlsea Prichard, Matthew Canning, Kindra McWilliam-Ross, John Birbari, William Parker, Lori Wasson, John W. Hollingsworth

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Pulmonary tuberculosis screening in anti-retroviral treated adults living with HIV in Kenya

Jill K. Gersh, Ruanne V. Barnabas, Daniel Matemo, John Kinuthia, Zachary Feldman, Sylvia M. Lacourse, Jerphason Mecha, Alex J. Warr, Maureen Kamene, David J. Horne

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Low Annexin A1 level in HTLV-1 infected patients is a potential biomarker for the clinical progression and diagnosis of HAM/TSP

Bárbara Brasil Santana, Maria Alice Freitas Queiroz, Rodrigo Arcoverde Cerveira, Claudia Mendonça Rodrigues, Ednelza da Silva Graça Amoras, Carlos Araújo da Costa, Maisa Silva de Sousa, Ricardo Ishak, Luiz Ricardo Goulart, Antonio Carlos Rosário Vallinoto

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Initiation of hepatitis C treatment in two rural Rwandan districts: a mobile clinic approach

Innocent Kamali, Dale A. Barnhart, Françoise Nyirahabihirwe, Jean de la Paix Gakuru, Mariam Uwase, Esdras Nizeyumuremyi, Stephen Walker, Christian Mazimpaka, Jean de Dieu Gatete, Jean Damascene Makuza, Janvier Serumondo, Fredrick Kateera, Jean d’Amour Ndahimana

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Distorted chemosensory perception and female sex associate with persistent smell and/or taste loss in people with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies: a community based cohort study investigating clinical course and resolution of acute smell and/or taste loss in people with and without SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in London, UK

Janine Makaronidis, Chloe Firman, Cormac G. Magee, Jessica Mok, Nyaladzi Balogun, Matt Lechner, Alisia Carnemolla, Rachel L. Batterham

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Comparative efficacy, safety and durability of dolutegravir relative to common core agents in treatment-naïve patients infected with HIV-1: an update on a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Katharina Nickel, Nicholas J. A. Halfpenny, Sonya J. Snedecor, Yogesh Suresh Punekar

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Hepatitis C viraemic and seroprevalence and risk factors for positivity in Northwest Cambodia: a household cross-sectional serosurvey

Emily Lynch, Gregoire Falq, Chhorvy Sun, Pharm D Tek Bunchhoeung, Helena Huerga, Anne Loarec, Jean-Phillipe Dousset, Tonia Marquardt, Mickael Le Paih, David Maman

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The clinical profiles and outcomes of HIV-negative cryptococcal meningitis patients in type II diabetes mellitus

Hang Li, Xiaojing Li, Lei Zhang, Wenjie Fang, Keming Zhang, Amir Arastehfar, Macit Ilkit, Dongying Hu, Xianzhen Chen, Huiwei Wang, Liyan Ling, Jianjun Lin, Bin Xu, Wanqing Liao, Weihua Pan, Qilong Zhang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Neonatal sepsis in a tertiary unit in South Africa

Dharshni Pillay, Lerusha Naidoo, Khine Swe Swe-Han, Yesholata Mahabeer

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The lab-confirmed interval of COVID-19 clusters and its application in the strength evaluation of prevention and control measures

Lihong Huang, Liangmin Wei, Yue Jiang, Lijuan Lin

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A multicenter analysis of the clinical microbiology and antimicrobial usage in hospitalized patients in the US with or without COVID-19

Laura Puzniak, Lyn Finelli, Kalvin C. Yu, Karri A. Bauer, Pamela Moise, Carisa De Anda, Latha Vankeepuram, Aryana Sepassi, Vikas Gupta

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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