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BMC Infectious Diseases 1/2022
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Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Safety and clinical outcomes of remdesivir in hospitalised COVID-19 patients: a retrospective analysis of active surveillance database
Vaishali Gupte, Rashmi Hegde, Sandesh Sawant, Kabil Kalathingal, Sonali Jadhav, Rohit Malabade, Jaideep Gogtay

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Durability of single tablet regimen for patients with HIV infection in Southern Taiwan: data from a real-world setting
Hui-Min Chang, Chen-Hsi Chou, Hung-Chin Tsai

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Meet–Test–Treat for HCV management: patients’ and clinicians’ preferences in hospital and drug addiction services in Italy
Massimo Andreoni, Nicola Coppola, Antonio Craxì, Stefano Fagiuoli, Ivan Gardini, Alessandra Mangia, Felice Alfonso Nava, Patrizio Pasqualetti

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Stroke among highly active antiretroviral therapy-naive people living with the human immunodeficiency virus in China: a retrospective study of the characteristics, risk factors, and prognosis
Ling Zhang, Yu Wang, Qiuhua Xu, Wei Zhang, Hongyuan Liang, Liang Wu, Liang Ni, Guiju Gao, Di Yang, Hongxin Zhao, Jiang Xiao

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical outcomes of dengue virus infection in pregnant and non-pregnant women of reproductive age: a retrospective cohort study from 2016 to 2019 in Paraná, Brazil
Beatris Mario Martin, Allan Arnold Evans, Denise Siqueira de Carvalho, Silvia Emiko Shimakura

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Immunisation status of children and adolescents with a new diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease
Timothy Ford, Margie Danchin, Alissa McMinn, Kirsten Perrett, George Alex, Nigel W. Crawford

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prevalence and associated factors of sexually transmitted infections among methamphetamine users in Eastern China: a cross-sectional study
Xing Ye, Fu-Rong Li, Qing Pan, Zhen Li, Gong-Qi Yu, Hong Liu, Jian Liu, Peng-Cheng Huai, Fu-Ren Zhang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Diagnostic and prognostic value of presepsin and procalcitonin in non-infectious organ failure, sepsis, and septic shock: a prospective observational study according to the Sepsis-3 definitions
Sukyo Lee, Juhyun Song, Dae Won Park, Hyeri Seok, Sejoong Ahn, Jooyeong Kim, Jonghak Park, Han-jin Cho, Sungwoo Moon

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Intramedullary parasite eggs, latent for three decades, mimicking acute transverse myelitis
Hyo-jeong Kim, Se-Hoon Kim, Hoi-seon Jeong, Bum-Joon Kim

Open Access 05.01.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies of patients in the local affected area during Wuhan lockdown
Yueting Tang, Jiayu Sun, Yumeng Yuan, Fen Yao, Bokun Zheng, Gui Yang, Wen Xie, Guangming Ye, Zhen Li, Xiaoyang Jiao, Yirong Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Intestinal microsporidiosis among HIV/AIDS patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in Sana’a city, Yemen: first report on prevalence and predictors
Kwkab A. R. Al-Brhami, Rashad Abdul‑Ghani, Salah A. Al-Qobati

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Similar severity of influenza primary and re-infections in pre-school children requiring outpatient treatment due to febrile acute respiratory illness: prospective, multicentre surveillance study (2013–2015)
Andrea Streng, Christiane Prifert, Benedikt Weissbrich, Andreas Sauerbrei, Andi Krumbholz, Ruprecht Schmidt-Ott, Johannes G. Liese

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Gram stain to the rescue: a case report of cerebral phaeohyphomycosis by Cladophialophora bantiana in an immunocompetent 24-year-old
Perceus Mody, Paul Wada, Karen C. Bloch, Michail S. Lionakis, Katie D. White, Alexander S. Maris, Tonya Snyder, Jennifer Steinhauer, Romney Humphries

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Source attribution of salmonellosis by time and geography in New South Wales, Australia
Angus McLure, Craig Shadbolt, Patricia M. Desmarchelier, Martyn D. Kirk, Kathryn Glass

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Nasopharyngeal colonisation dynamics of bacterial pathogens in patients with fever in rural Burkina Faso: an observational study
Liesbeth Martens, Bérenger Kaboré, Annelies Post, Christa E. van der Gaast-de Jongh, Jeroen D. Langereis, Halidou Tinto, Jan Jacobs, André J. van der Ven, Quirijn de Mast, Marien I. de Jonge

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Chronic aseptic meningitis caused by enterovirus in a humorally immunosuppressed adult patient presenting with sensorineural hearing loss: a case report
Sean M. Anderson, Daniel Gold, Gregory Olson, Jennifer Pisano

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Dolutegravir plus lamivudine versus efavirenz plus tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and lamivudine in antiretroviral-naive adults with HIV-1 infection
Lisi Deng, Chunna Li, Ping Chen, Xiaoqing Luo, Xinchun Zheng, Lanlan Zhou, Yi Zhou, Jinyu Xia, Zhongsi Hong

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Streptococcus agalactiae infective endocarditis in Canada: a multicenter retrospective nested case control analysis
Torrance Oravec, S. Annie Oravec, Jennifer Leigh, Liam Matthews, Bahareh Ghadaki, Dominik Mertz, Peter Daley, Anjali Shroff

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Sero-molecular survey on Toxoplasma gondii infection among drug addicted and non-addicted individuals: a case–control study
Majid Sharifzadeh, Hassan Rezanezhad, Kavous Solhjoo, Zahra Kargar Jahromi, Enayatollah Shadmand, Saeed Shahabi, Ali Taghipour

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Application of quantile mixed-effects model in modeling CD4 count from HIV-infected patients in KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
Ashenafi A. Yirga, Sileshi F. Melesse, Henry G. Mwambi, Dawit G. Ayele

Open Access 05.01.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

SARS-CoV2 infection in symptomatic patients: interest of serological tests and predictors of mortality: experience of DR Congo
Jean-Robert Makulo, Madone Ndona Mandina, Placide Kingebeni Mbala, Roger Dimosi Wumba, Pierre Zalagile Akilimali, Yannick Mayamba Nlandu, Jerome Ossam Odio, Ben Izizag Bepouka, Murielle Mashi Longokolo, Eric Kasongo Mukenge, Guyguy Kamwiziku, Jonathan Mutombo Muamba, Augustin Luzayadio Longo, Crispin Muanza Lufu, Hervé Letin Keke, Marcel Mambimbi Mbula, Hippolyte Nanituma Situakibanza, Ernest Kiswaya Sumaili, Jean-Marie Ntuma Kayembe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Exploration of a new hepatitis a surveillance system in Beijing, China: based on molecular epidemiology
Huai Wang, Weixin Chen, Wenting Zhou, Feng Qiu, Wenjiao Yin, Jingyuan Cao, Pei Gao, Qianli Yuan, Min Lv, Shuang Bai, Jiang Wu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Evaluation of the current guidelines for antibacterial therapy strategies in patients with cirrhosis or liver failure
Yuzhu Dong, Dan Sun, Yan Wang, Qian Du, Ying Zhang, Ruiying Han, Mengmeng Teng, Tao Zhang, Lei Shi, Gezhi Zheng, Yalin Dong, Taotao Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Risk factors and prediction model of severe pertussis in infants < 12 months of age in Tianjin, China
Cui Zhang, Yanmei Zong, Zhe Wang, Li Wang, Ying Li, Yuejie Yang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Herpes simplex virus-infected squamous cell carcinoma: a case report
Sarah H. Brown, Vanessa A. R. States, Abaseen K. Afghan, Gowri Satyanarayana

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of monocyte distribution width and procalcitonin in sepsis cases in the emergency department: a prospective cohort study
Chih-Huang Li, Chen-June Seak, Chung-Hsien Chaou, Tse‐Hsuan Su, Shi-Ying Gao, Cheng-Yu Chien, Chip-Jin Ng

Open Access 05.01.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Monocyte distribution width as a novel sepsis indicator in COVID-19 patients
Laila Alsuwaidi, Saba Al Heialy, Nahid Shaikh, Firas Al Najjar, Rania Seliem, Aaron Han, Mahmood Hachim

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Bidirectional screening and treatment outcomes of diabetes mellitus (DM) and Tuberculosis (TB) patients in hospitals with measures to integrate care of DM and TB and those without integration measures in Malawi
John L. Z. Nyirenda, Dirk Wagner, Bagrey Ngwira, Berit Lange

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Modelling trends of CD4 counts for patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART): a comprehensive health care clinic in Nairobi, Kenya
Caroline W. Mugo, Ziv Shkedy, Samuel Mwalili, Tadesse Awoke, Roel Braekers, Dolphine Wandede, Christina Mwachari

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Poliovirus immunity among adults in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a cross-sectional serosurvey
Vivian H. Alfonso, Arie Voorman, Nicole A. Hoff, William C. Weldon, Sue Gerber, Adva Gadoth, Megan Halbrook, Amelia Goldsmith, Patrick Mukadi, Reena H. Doshi, Guillaume Ngoie-Mwamba, Trevon L. Fuller, Emile Okitolonda-Wemakoy, Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, Anne W. Rimoin

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Correction

Correction to: The effectiveness of syndromic surveillance for the early detection of waterborne outbreaks: a systematic review
Susanne Hyllestad, Ettore Amato, Karin Nygård, Line Vold, Preben Aavitsland

Open Access 06.01.2022 | COVID-19 | Correction

Correction to: The effect of self-limiting on the prevention and control of the diffuse COVID-19 epidemic with delayed and temporal-spatial heterogeneous
Cheng-Cheng Zhu, Jiang Zhu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

AmpC hyperproduction in a Cedecea davisae implant-associated bone infection during treatment: a case report and therapeutic implications
Julia Notter, Salome N. Seiffert, Maria Zimmermann-Kogadeeva, Anja Bösch, Robert Wenger, Carol Strahm, Manuel Frischknecht, David M. Livermore, Baharak Babouee Flury

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Association of mitochondrial respiratory chain enzymes with the risk and mortality of sepsis among Chinese children
Danni He, Ning Li, Xiuxiu Lu, Wei Li, Yuanmei Chen, Zhongyuan Sun, Lipeng Zhang, Linying Guo, Xiaodai Cui, Guowei Song, Wenquan Niu, Qi Zhang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Primary Toxoplasma gondii infection-associated with hemophagocytic syndrome in a man with HIV infection: a case report
Ying Zhou, Yongfeng Liu, Ying Wen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Burden of illness in carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections in US hospitals between 2014 and 2019
Jason M. Pogue, Yun Zhou, Hemanth Kanakamedala, Bin Cai

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Causes of death and associated factors over a decade of follow-up in a cohort of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania
Getrud Joseph Mollel, Lilian Moshi, Hoda Hazem, Anna Eichenberger, Olivia Kitau, Herry Mapesi, Tracy R. Glass, Daniel Henry Paris, Maja Weisser, Fiona Vanobberghen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Sentinel surveillance for influenza A viruses in Lahore District Pakistan in flu season 2015–2016
Saima Hasan, Richard J. Webby, Muhammad Iqbal, Hamad Bin Rashid, Mansur-ud-Din Ahmad, Jawad Nazir, Jennifer DeBeauchamp, Shakera Sadiq, Mamoona Chaudhry

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical sign and biomarker-based algorithm to identify bacterial pneumonia among outpatients with lower respiratory tract infection in Tanzania
Sarika K. L. Hogendoorn, Loïc Lhopitallier, Melissa Richard-Greenblatt, Estelle Tenisch, Zainab Mbarack, Josephine Samaka, Tarsis Mlaganile, Aline Mamin, Blaise Genton, Laurent Kaiser, Valérie D’Acremont, Kevin C. Kain, Noémie Boillat-Blanco

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Study protocol

Optimal encephalitis/meningitis roadmap via precise diagnosis and treatment (IMPROVE): a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Yi Zhang, Haocheng Zhang, Bo Deng, Ke Lin, Lei Jin, Xiaoni Liu, Yanlin Zhang, Xiaohua Chen, Yanliang Zhang, Shengjia Lu, Heqing Huang, Qiujing Wang, Tingting Feng, Weifeng Zhao, Qun Xue, Renfang Chen, Jingbo Zhang, Xiaoyan Qian, Lanlan Chen, Jingwen Ai, Xiangjun Chen, Wenhong Zhang

Open Access 10.01.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Prevalence of SARS-Cov-2 antibodies and living conditions: the French national random population-based EPICOV cohort
Josiane Warszawski, Anne-Lise Beaumont, Rémonie Seng, Xavier de Lamballerie, Delphine Rahib, Nathalie Lydié, Rémy Slama, Sylvain Durrleman, Philippe Raynaud, Patrick Sillard, François Beck, Laurence Meyer, Nathalie Bajos, The EPICOV study group

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

SARS-CoV-2 antibody seroprevalence in Lebanon: findings from the first nationwide serosurvey
Abbas Hoballah, Rana El Haidari, Ghina Siblany, Fadi Abdel Sater, Samir Mansour, Hamad Hassan, Linda Abou-Abbas

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Brucellosis relapse causing thoracic aortic ulcers and aneurysm formation: a case report
Shuai Li, Qiang Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Seroprevalence of mucosal and cutaneous human papillomavirus (HPV) types among children and adolescents in the general population in Germany
Anna Loenenbach, Michael Pawlita, Tim Waterboer, Thomas Harder, Christina Poethko-Müller, Michael Thamm, Raskit Lachmann, Yvonne Deleré, Ole Wichmann, Miriam Wiese-Posselt

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A retrospective study assessing the clinical outcomes and costs of acute hepatitis A in Cape Town, South Africa
Jenna Patterson, Susan Cleary, Sheetal P. Silal, Gregory D. Hussey, Annabel Enoch, Stephen Korsman, Elizabeth Goddard, Mashiko Setshedi, Wendy C. Spearman, Benjamin M. Kagina, Rudzani Muloiwa

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Diphtheria resurgence in Sada'a-Yemen, 2017–2020
Ahmed Abdallah Al-Dar, Mutahar Al-Qassimi, Faten Hamid Ezzadeen, Mohammed Qassime, Ahmed Mohamed Al murtadha, Yasser Ghaleb

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A systematic review on papers that study on Single Nucleotide Polymorphism that affects coronavirus 2019 severity
Siyeon Suh, Sol Lee, Ho Gym, Sanghyuk Yoon, Seunghwan Park, Jihi Cha, Do-Hyung Kwon, YunSu Yang, Sun Ha Jee

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A machine learning-based system for detecting leishmaniasis in microscopic images
Mojtaba Zare, Hossein Akbarialiabad, Hossein Parsaei, Qasem Asgari, Ali Alinejad, Mohammad Saleh Bahreini, Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Mohsen Ghofrani-Jahromi, Reza Shahriarirad, Yalda Amirmoezzi, Sepehr Shahriarirad, Ali Zeighami, Gholamreza Abdollahifard

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Improving screening and management of latent tuberculosis infection: development and evaluation of latent tuberculosis infection primary care model
Marina Kunin, Mark Timlin, Chris Lemoh, David A. Sheffield, Alana Russo, Shegofa Hazara, Jacqueline McBride

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A clinical prediction tool for extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae urinary tract infection
Hui Liu, Suishan Qiu, Minghao Chen, Jun Lyu, Guangchao Yu, Lianfang Xue

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Effect of maternal vitamin D supplementation on nasal pneumococcal acquisition, carriage dynamics and carriage density in infants in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mahgol Taghivand, Lisa G. Pell, Mohammed Z. Rahman, Abdullah A. Mahmud, Eric O. Ohuma, Eleanor M. Pullangyeum, Tahmeed Ahmed, Davidson H. Hamer, Stanley H. Zlotkin, Jonathan B. Gubbay, Shaun K. Morris, Daniel E. Roth

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Assessment of socio-behavioural correlates and risk perceptions regarding anthrax disease in tribal communities of Odisha, Eastern India
Matrujyoti Pattnaik, Jaya Singh Kshatri, Hari Ram Choudhary, Debaprasad Parai, Jyoti Shandilya, Asit Mansingh, Arun Kumar Padhi, Sanghamitra Pati, Debdutta Bhattacharya

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A patient with granulomatous amoebic encephalitis caused by Balamuthia mandrillaris survived with two excisions and medication
Limei Peng, Quan Zhou, Yu Wu, Xiaoli Cao, Zili Lv, Minghua Su, Yachun Yu, Wen Huang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Off-label use of combined antiretroviral therapy, analysis of data collected by the Italian Register for HIV-1 infection in paediatrics in a large cohort of children
Elena Chiappini, Catiuscia Lisi, Vania Giacomet, Paola Erba, Stefania Bernardi, Paola Zangari, Antonio Di Biagio, Lucia Taramasso, Carlo Giaquinto, Osvalda Rampon, Clara Gabiano, Silvia Garazzino, Claudia Tagliabue, Susanna Esposito, Eugenia Bruzzese, Raffaele Badolato, Domenico Zanaboni, Monica Cellini, Maurizio Dedoni, Antonio Mazza, Andrea Pession, Anna Maria Giannini, Filippo Salvini, Icilio Dodi, Ines Carloni, Salvatore Cazzato, Pier Angelo Tovo, Maurizio de Martino, Luisa Galli, for the Italian Register for HIV Infection in Children

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Secondary hypogonadism following hand, foot, and mouth disease in an adult: a case report and review of literature
Zhaoying Chen, Chen Jiang, Xiaoyu Cheng, Lidan Ma, Ying Xin, Tian Liu, Ruixia Sun

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among staff at primary healthcare institutions in Prishtina
Rrezart Halili, Jeta Bunjaku, Bujar Gashi, Teuta Hoxha, Agron Kamberi, Nexhmedin Hoti, Riaz Agahi, Vlora Basha, Visar Berisha, Ilir Hoxha

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A mathematical model by route of transmission and fibrosis progression to estimate undiagnosed individuals with HCV in different Italian regions
Loreta A. Kondili, Massimo Andreoni, Alfredo Alberti, Salvatore Lobello, Sergio Babudieri, Antonella De Michina, Rocco Merolla, Walter Marrocco, Antonio Craxì

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

The characteristics of overseas imported COVID-19 cases and the effectiveness of screening strategies in Beijing, China
Li Li, Cheng-Jie Ma, Yu-Fei Chang, Si-Yuan Yang, Yun-Xia Tang, Ling-Hang Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prevalence of risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus among women of reproductive age in Sierra Leone: a 2019 nationwide survey
Joseph Kawuki, Kassim Kamara, Quraish Sserwanja

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Etiologies of fever of unknown origin in HIV/AIDS patients, Hanoi, Vietnam
Thu Kim Nguyen, Yen Hai Nguyen, Hao Thi Nguyen, Quang Minh Khong, Ngoc Kim Tran

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Acute hepatitis E virus superinfection increases mortality in patients with cirrhosis
Jung Woo Choi, Ho Jin Son, Sang Soo Lee, Hankyu Jeon, Jin-Kyu Cho, Hee Jin Kim, Ra Ri Cha, Jae Min Lee, Hyun Jin Kim, Woon Tae Jung, Ok-Jae Lee

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Mortality among Italians and immigrants with COVID-19 hospitalised in Milan, Italy: data from the Luigi Sacco Hospital registry
Andrea Giacomelli, Anna Lisa Ridolfo, Cecilia Bonazzetti, Letizia Oreni, Federico Conti, Laura Pezzati, Matteo Siano, Cinzia Bassoli, Giacomo Casalini, Marco Schiuma, Alice Covizzi, Matteo Passerini, Marco Piscaglia, Fabio Borgonovo, Claudia Galbiati, Riccardo Colombo, Emanuele Catena, Giuliano Rizzardini, Laura Milazzo, Massimo Galli, Antonio Brucato, Spinello Antinori

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The prevalence of diabetes among tuberculosis patients in Denmark
Franziska Grundtvig Huber, Kristina Langholz Kristensen, Inge Kristine Holden, Peter Henrik Andersen, Banoo Bakir, Anja Jørgensen, Hans Johan Niklas Lorentsson, Karen Bjorn-Mortensen, Isik Somuncu Johansen, Pernille Ravn

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Revealing potential diagnostic gene biomarkers of septic shock based on machine learning analysis
Yonghua Fan, Qiufeng Han, Jinfeng Li, Gaige Ye, Xianjing Zhang, Tengxiao Xu, Huaqing Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Analysis of risk factors for early-onset ventilator-associated pneumonia in a neurosurgical intensive care unit
Guojie Teng, Ning Wang, Xiuhong Nie, Lin Zhang, Hongjun Liu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Spatiotemporal prediction of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus colonisation
J. M. van Niekerk, M. Lokate, L. M. A. Braakman-Jansen, J. E. W. C. van Gemert-Pijnen, A. Stein

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Predictors of treatment outcomes among patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Vietnam: a retrospective cohort study
Ian Wrohan, Thu Anh Nguyen, Viet Nhung Nguyen, Binh Hoa Nguyen, Thi Thanh Thuy Hoang, Phuong Chi Nguyen, Kavindhran Velen, Guy Barrington Marks, Greg James Fox

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Overlapping infection of Nocardia farcinica and Aspergillus fumigatus in a child with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease: a case report
Xiyan Tian, Qingmiao Shi, Peng Liu, Lulu Pang, Peisheng Jia, Lei Xie, Xiaoxu Ma, Ang Li, Zujiang Yu, Huaili Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Study protocol

Protocol for SARS-CoV-2 post-vaccine surveillance study in Australian adults and children with cancer: an observational study of safety and serological and immunological response to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination (SerOzNET)
Amy Body, Elizabeth Ahern, Luxi Lal, Karen Gillett, Hesham Abdulla, Stephen Opat, Tracey O’Brien, Peter Downie, Stuart Turville, C. Mee Ling Munier, Corey Smith, C. Raina MacIntyre, Eva Segelov

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Association between oral antimalarial medication administration and mortality among patients with Ebola virus disease: a multisite cohort study
Logan Abel, Shiromi M. Perera, Derrick Yam, Stephanie Garbern, Stephen B. Kennedy, Moses Massaquoi, Foday Sahr, Dayan Woldemichael, Tao Liu, Adam C. Levine, Adam R. Aluisio

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A case of brucellosis-induced Guillain–Barre syndrome
Qian Li, Jianfeng Liu, Wenhui Jiang, Lisheng Jiang, Mengzhi Lu, Linping Xiao, Yukun Li, Yinghua Lan, Yongguo Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Characteristics associated with HIV and hepatitis C seroprevalence among sexual and injecting partners of HIV positive persons who inject drugs in Nairobi and coastal Kenya
Betsy C. Sambai, Hanley Kingston, Aliza Monroe-Wise, Loice Mbogo, Emily Juma, Natasha Ludwig-Barron, Brandon L. Guthrie, David Bukusi, Bhavna H. Chohan, John Scott, Rose Bosire, Matthew Dunbar, Paul Macharia, Sarah Masyuko, William Sinkele, Joshua T. Herbeck, Carey Farquhar

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Illness perception about hepatitis C virus infection: a cross-sectional study from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan
Shahan Ullah, Salamat Ali, Muhammad Daud, Vibhu Paudyal, Kawsar Hayat, Syed Muhammad Hamid, Tofeeq Ur-rehman

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The 6-minute walk test predicts mortality in a pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria-predominant bronchiectasis cohort
Rebekah A. Blakney, Emily E. Ricotta, Dean Follmann, Jessica Drew, Kelly A. Carey, Lisa N. Glass, Chevalia Robinson, Sandra MacDonald, Pamela J. McShane, Kenneth N. Olivier, Kevin Fennelly, D. Rebecca Prevots

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Comparison of different sepsis scoring systems and pathways: qSOFA, SIRS, Shapiro criteria and CEC SEPSIS KILLS pathway in bacteraemic and non-bacteraemic patients presenting to the emergency department
Rebecca Sparks, Arisa Harada, Ruchir Chavada, Christopher Trethewy

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Self-reported olfactory and gustatory dysfunctions in COVID-19 patients: a 1-year follow-up study in Foggia district, Italy
Francesca Fortunato, Domenico Martinelli, Giuseppina Iannelli, Marica Milazzo, Umberto Farina, Gabriella Di Matteo, Rosella De Nittis, Leonardo Ascatigno, Michele Cassano, Pier Luigi Lopalco, Rosa Prato

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Low incidence of COVID-19 case severity and mortality in Africa; Could malaria co-infection provide the missing link?
Silas Acheampong Osei, Robert Peter Biney, Alberta Serwah Anning, Lydia Nkuah Nortey, George Ghartey-Kwansah

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prevalence and genotype distribution of hepatitis C virus within hemodialysis units in Thailand: role of HCV core antigen in the assessment of viremia
Natthaya Chuaypen, Apichaya Khlaiphuengsin, Thaninee Prasoppokakorn, Paweena Susantitaphong, Wisit Prasithsirikul, Anchalee Avihingsanon, Pisit Tangkijvanich, Kearkiat Praditpornsilpa

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Longitudinal SARS-CoV-2 seroepidemiological investigation among healthcare workers at a tertiary care hospital in Germany
Sara Tomczyk, Alexander Hönning, Julia Hermes, Marica Grossegesse, Natalie Hofmann, Janine Michel, Markus Neumann, Andreas Nitsche, Berthold Hoppe, Tim Eckmanns, Hajo Schmidt-Traub, Kristina Zappel

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A time series analysis of detection and mortality of hepatitis C in Brazil, 2008–2018
Rodrigo José Videres Cordeiro de Brito, Leonardo Feitosa da Silva, Márcio Bezerra Santos, Patrícia Muniz Mendes Freire de Moura, Carlos Dornels Freire de Souza, Rodrigo Feliciano do Carmo

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Estimating tuberculosis drug resistance amplification rates in high-burden settings
Malancha Karmakar, Romain Ragonnet, David B. Ascher, James M. Trauer, Justin T. Denholm

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Impact of pre-event testing and quarantine on reducing the risk of COVID-19 epidemic rebound: a modelling study
Ngai Sze Wong, Shui Shan Lee, Kate M. Mitchell, Eng-kiong Yeoh, Cheng Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Bronchiolitis, epidemiological changes during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic
Carmina Guitart, Sara Bobillo-Perez, Carme Alejandre, Georgina Armero, Cristian Launes, Francisco Jose Cambra, Monica Balaguer, Iolanda Jordan, Hospital Network for R. S. V. surveillance in Catalonia

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Correction

Correction to: Molecular identification and antifungal susceptibility profile of yeast from vulvovaginal candidiasis
Yu Shi, Yuxia Zhu, Shangrong Fan, Xiaoping Liu, Yiheng Liang, Yingying Shan

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Controlled human malaria infection (CHMI) outcomes in Kenyan adults is associated with prior history of malaria exposure and anti-schizont antibody response
Melissa C. Kapulu, Domtila Kimani, Patricia Njuguna, Mainga Hamaluba, Edward Otieno, Rinter Kimathi, James Tuju, B. Kim Lee Sim, CHMI-SIKA Study Team

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

RBD-specific antibody responses after two doses of BBIBP-CorV (Sinopharm, Beijing CNBG) vaccine
Tamás Ferenci, Balázs Sarkadi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prevalence of measles antibodies among migrant workers in Singapore: a serological study to identify susceptible population subgroups
Li Wei Ang, Qi Gao, Lin Cui, Aysha Farwin, Matthias Paul Han Sim Toh, Irving Charles Boudville, Mark I-Cheng Chen, Angela Chow, Raymond Tzer-Pin Lin, Vernon Jian Ming Lee, Yee Sin Leo

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Utility of blood as the clinical specimen for the diagnosis of ocular toxoplasmosis using uracil DNA glycosylase-supplemented loop-mediated isothermal amplification and real-time polymerase chain reaction assays based on REP-529 sequence and B1 gene
Bahman Rahimi Esboei, Shirzad Fallahi, Mohammad Zarei, Bahram Kazemi, Mehdi Mohebali, Saeedeh Shojaee, Parisa Mousavi, Aref Teimouri, Raziyeh Mahmoudzadeh, Mirataollah Salabati, Hossein Keshavarz Valian

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The impact of ethnic minority status on tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment delays in Hunan Province, China
Beth Gilmour, Zuhui Xu, Liqiong Bai, Kefyalew Addis Alene, Archie C. A. Clements

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The poor accuracy of D-dimer for the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection but its potential usefulness in early postoperative infections following revision arthroplasty for aseptic loosening
M. Fernandez-Sampedro, I. Sanlés-González, C. García-Ibarbia, N. Fañanás-Rodríquez, M. Fakkas-Fernández, M. C. Fariñas

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated suppression measures on the burden of tuberculosis in India
Matthew Arentz, Jianing Ma, Peng Zheng, Theo Vos, Christopher J. L. Murray, Hmwe H. Kyu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Post-acute COVID-19 syndrome in patients after 12 months from COVID-19 infection in Korea
Yoonjung Kim, Bitna-Ha, Shin-Woo Kim, Hyun-Ha Chang, Ki Tae Kwon, Sohyun Bae, Soyoon Hwang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical outcomes after treatment with direct antiviral agents: beyond the virological response in patients with previous HCV-related decompensated cirrhosis
Georges-Philippe Pageaux, Clovis Lusivika Nzinga, Nathalie Ganne, Didier Samuel, Céline Dorival, Fabien Zoulim, Carole Cagnot, Thomas Decaens, Dominique Thabut, Tarik Asselah, Philippe Mathurin, François Habersetzer, Jean-Pierre Bronowicki, Dominique Guyader, Isabelle Rosa, Vincent Leroy, Olivier Chazouilleres, Victor de Ledinghen, Marc Bourliere, Xavier Causse, Paul Cales, Sophie Metivier, Véronique Loustaud-Ratti, Ghassan Riachi, Laurent Alric, Moana Gelu-Simeon, Anne Minello, Jérôme Gournay, Claire Geist, Albert Tran, Armand Abergel, Isabelle Portal, Louis d’Alteroche, François Raffi, Hélène Fontaine, Fabrice Carrat, Stanislas Pol, For the French ANRS CO22 Hepather Cohort

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Genetic diversity in L1 ORF of human papillomavirus in women with cervical cancer with and without human immunodeficiency virus in Botswana and Kenya
Leabaneng Tawe, Wonderful T. Choga, Giacomo M. Paganotti, Ontlametse T. Bareng, Tlhalefo D. Ntereke, Pleasure Ramatlho, Doreen Ditshwanelo, Simani Gaseitsiwe, Ishmael Kasvosve, Doreen Ramogola-Masire, Omenge E. Orang’o, Erle Robertson, Nicola Zetola, Sikhulile Moyo, Surbhi Grover, Aaron C. Ermel

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Comparison of cytokines levels among COVID-19 patients living at sea level and high altitude
Juana del Valle-Mendoza, Yordi Tarazona-Castro, Alfredo Merino-Luna, Hugo Carrillo-Ng, Sungmin Kym, Miguel Angel Aguilar-Luis, Luis J. del Valle, Ronald Aquino-Ortega, Johanna Martins-Luna, Isaac Peña-Tuesta, Wilmer Silva-Caso

Open Access 28.01.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Clinical characteristics of healthcare workers with SARS-CoV-2 infection after vaccination with BNT162b2 vaccine
Andrea Lombardi, Giulia Renisi, Dario Consonni, Massimo Oggioni, Patrizia Bono, Sara Uceda Renteria, Alessandra Piatti, Angela Cecilia Pesatori, Silvana Castaldi, Antonio Muscatello, Luciano Riboldi, Ferruccio Ceriotti, Andrea Gori, Alessandra Bandera

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Talaromyces marneffei and Mycobacterium tuberculosis co-infection in a patient with high titer anti-interferon-γ autoantibodies: a case report
Ye Qiu, Mianluan Pan, Zhenming Yang, Wen Zeng, Hui Zhang, Zhengtu Li, Jianquan Zhang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Seroprevalence, spatial distribution, and social determinants of SARS-CoV-2 in three urban centers of Chile
Pablo Vial, Claudia González, Gloria Icaza, Muriel Ramirez-Santana, Rubén Quezada-Gaete, Loreto Núñez-Franz, Mauricio Apablaza, Cecilia Vial, Paola Rubilar, Juan Correa, Claudia Pérez, Andrei Florea, Eugenio Guzmán, María-Estela Lavín, Paula Concha, Manuel Nájera, Ximena Aguilera

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Association of cellular HIV-1 DNA and virological success of antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected sub-Saharan African adults
Desmorys Raoul Moh, Jean-Baptiste Ntakpé, Delphine Gabillard, Arlette Ahoubet Yayo-Emieme, Anani Badjé, Gérard M. Kouame, Toni Thomas d’Aquin, Christine Danel, Xavier Anglaret, Serge P. Eholié

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Sensitivity of contact-tracing for COVID-19 in Thailand: a capture-recapture application
R. Lerdsuwansri, P. Sangnawakij, D. Böhning, C. Sansilapin, W. Chaifoo, Jonathan A. Polonsky, Victor J. Del Rio Vilas

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Using the hybrid EMD-BPNN model to predict the incidence of HIV in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China, 2004–2018
Qingyu An, Jun Wu, Jun Meng, Zhijie Zhao, Jin Jian Bai, Xiaofeng Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Impact of intra-partum azithromycin on carriage of group A streptococcus in the Gambia: a posthoc analysis of a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial
Isatou Jagne, Alexander J. Keeley, Abdoulie Bojang, Bully Camara, Edrissa Jallow, Elina Senghore, Claire Oluwalana, Saikou Y. Bah, Claire E. Turner, Abdul Karim Sesay, Umberto D’Alessandro, Christian Bottomley, Thushan I. de Silva, Anna Roca

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Description of antibiotic treatment in adults tested for Clostridioides difficile infection: a single-center case–control study
Min Hyung Kim, Yong Chan Kim, Jung Lim Kim, Yoon Soo Park, Heejung Kim

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Preventing COVID-19 outbreaks through surveillance testing in healthcare facilities: a modelling study
Tim Litwin, Jens Timmer, Mathias Berger, Andreas Wahl-Kordon, Matthias J. Müller, Clemens Kreutz

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

COVID-19 related perception among some community members and frontline healthcare providers for NTD control in Ghana
Collins S. Ahorlu, Daniel Okyere, Sellasie Pi-Bansa, Joseph Otchere, Benjamin Marfo, Kofi Asemanyi-Mensah, Joseph L. Opare, Elizabeth F. Long, Dziedzom K. de Souza

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Efficacy of antiviral therapies for COVID-19: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
Charan Thej Reddy Vegivinti, Kirk W. Evanson, Hannah Lyons, Izzet Akosman, Averi Barrett, Nicole Hardy, Bernadette Kane, Praneeth Reddy Keesari, Yashwitha Sai Pulakurthi, Erin Sheffels, Prasanth Balasubramanian, Richa Chibbar, Spandana Chittajallu, Kathryn Cowie, J. Karon, Lauren Siegel, Ranita Tarchand, Caleb Zinn, Nitin Gupta, Kevin M. Kallmes, Kavitha Saravu, Jillienne Touchette

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Bacterial co-infections in community-acquired pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2, influenza virus and respiratory syncytial virus
Pontus Hedberg, Niclas Johansson, Anders Ternhag, Lina Abdel-Halim, Jonas Hedlund, Pontus Nauclér

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Tuberculosis burden caused by migrant population in Eastern China: evidence from notification records in Zhejiang Province during 2013–2017
Kui Liu, Songhua Chen, Yu Zhang, Tao Li, Bo Xie, Wei Wang, Fei Wang, Ying Peng, Liyun Ai, Bin Chen, Xiaomeng Wang, Jianmin Jiang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Development of a new serotyping ELISA for Toxoplasma gondii type II, type III and Africa 1 lineages using in silico peptide discovery methods, well categorized feline and human outbreak serum samples
Hüseyin Can, Ayşegül Aksoy Gökmen, Mert Döşkaya, Sedef Erkunt Alak, Aysu Değirmenci Döşkaya, Muhammet Karakavuk, Ahmet Efe Köseoğlu, Tuğba Karakavuk, Ceren Gül, Mervenur Güvendi, Aytül Gül, Adnan Yüksel Gürüz, Selçuk Kaya, Aurélien Mercier, Cemal Ün

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Influenza circulating viruses, positivity rate and risk factors for influenza associated severe acute respiratory infection during 2018/2019 winter season, Yemen
Mohammed Al Amad, Khaled Almoayed

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Relationship between the appropriateness of antibiotic treatment and clinical outcomes/medical costs of patients with community-acquired acute pyelonephritis: a multicenter prospective cohort study
Choseok Yoon, Se Yoon Park, Bongyoung Kim, Ki Tae Kwon, Seong-yeol Ryu, Seong-Heon Wie, Hyun-uk Jo, Jieun Kim, Kyung-Wook Hong, Hye In Kim, Hyun ah Kim, Mi-Hee Kim, Mi-Hyun Bae, Yong-Hak Sohn, Jieun Kim, Yangsoon Lee, Hyunjoo Pai

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Role of the T2Dx magnetic resonance assay in patients with suspected bloodstream infection: a single-centre real-world experience
Angela Quirino, Vincenzo Scaglione, Nadia Marascio, Maria Mazzitelli, Eugenio Garofalo, Francesca Divenuto, Francesca Serapide, Andrea Bruni, Rosaria Lionello, Grazia Pavia, Chiara Costa, Aida Giancotti, Cinzia Peronace, Federico Longhini, Alessandro Russo, Maria Carla Liberto, Giovanni Matera, Carlo Torti, Enrico Maria Trecarichi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Cross-sectional household transmission study of Cryptosporidium shows that C. hominis infections are a key risk factor for spread
Caoimhe McKerr, Rachel M. Chalmers, Kristin Elwin, Heather Ayres, Roberto Vivancos, Sarah J. O’Brien, Robert M. Christley

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Sepsis due to kidney injury caused by a toothpick: a case report and literature review
Qi Qi, Lingxin Chen, Guoxian Kou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Effect of chronic kidney disease on all-cause mortality in tuberculosis disease: an Australian cohort study
Beau Z. Carr, Esther M. Briganti, Joseph Musemburi, Grant A. Jenkin, Justin T. Denholm

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Immunovirological discordance among female sex workers who start antiretroviral therapy in Burkina Faso
Wilfried Wenceslas Bazié, Diane Yirgnur Somé, Isidore Tiandiogo Traoré, Anselme Sanon, Issouf Konaté, Souleymane Tassembedo, Ajani Ousmane Taofiki, Dramane Kania, Abdoulaye Ouédraogo, Bea Vuylsteke, Caroline Gilbert, Nicolas Meda, Abdoul Salam Ouédraogo, Nicolas Nagot

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Effects of different integrase strand transfer inhibitors on body weight in patients with HIV/AIDS: a network meta-analysis
Ruojing Bai, Shiyun Lv, Hao Wu, Lili Dai

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Blood culture surveillance in a secondary care hospital in Benin: epidemiology of bloodstream infection pathogens and antimicrobial resistance
Sien Ombelet, Gutemberg Kpossou, Carine Kotchare, Esenam Agbobli, Frédéric Sogbo, Faridath Massou, Katrien Lagrou, Barbara Barbé, Dissou Affolabi, Jan Jacobs

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

“H” is not for hydroxychloroquine—“H” is for heparin: lack of efficacy of hydroxychloroquine and the role of heparin in COVID-19—preliminary data of a prospective and interventional study from Brazil
Renata de Oliveira Costa, Joyce Santos Nascimento, Cadiele Oliana Reichert, Adriana Pedroso Augusto da Costa, Maria Aparecida Pedrosa dos Santos, Alberto Macedo Soares, Carlos Eduardo Mendonça Tomé, Ricardo Leite Hayden, Cassiano Waldanski dos Santos, Bruno Barreiro, Amer Abdul Basset El-Khatib, Luís Alberto de Pádua Covas Lage, Juliana Pereira, Mônica Mazzurana Benetti

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Performance and utility of more highly sensitive malaria rapid diagnostic tests
Hannah C. Slater, Xavier C. Ding, Sophia Knudson, Daniel J. Bridges, Hawela Moonga, Neil J. Saad, Martin De Smet, Adam Bennett, Sabine Dittrich, Laurence Slutsker, Gonzalo J. Domingo

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Study protocol

Studying patterns and predictors of HIV viral suppression using A Big Data approach: a research protocol
Jiajia Zhang, Bankole Olatosi, Xueying Yang, Sharon Weissman, Zhenlong Li, Jianjun Hu, Xiaoming Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Physical activity level and associated factors among adult HIV patients in Ethiopia
Yadessa Tegene, Selamawit Mengesha, Caroline van der Starre, Stephanie Lako, Alemayehu Toma, Mark Spigt

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Seroepidemiology study of Cytomegalovirus and Rubella in pregnant women in Luanda, Angola: geospatial distribution and its association with socio-demographic and clinical-obstetric determinants
Amélia Vueba, Clarissa Faria, Ricardo Almendra, Paula Santana, Maria do Céu Sousa

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Schistosoma japonicum infection associated with membranous nephropathy: a case report
Zhou-Ning Liao, Li-Jian Tao, Hong-ling Yin, Xiang-Chen Xiao, Min-Xiang Lei, Zhang-Zhe Peng

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Detection of Clostridioides difficile toxin B gene: benefits of identifying gastrointestinal pathogens by mPCR assay in the diagnosis of diarrhea in pediatric patients
Jung-Hyun Byun, Dongeun Yong, Heejung Kim

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Reinfection by the SARS-CoV-2 Gamma variant in blood donors in Manaus, Brazil
Carlos A. Prete Jr, Lewis F. Buss, Renata Buccheri, Claudia M. M. Abrahim, Tassila Salomon, Myuki A. E. Crispim, Marcio K. Oikawa, Eduard Grebe, Allyson G. da Costa, Nelson A. Fraiji, Maria do P. S. S. Carvalho, Charles Whittaker, Neal Alexander, Nuno R. Faria, Christopher Dye, Vítor H. Nascimento, Michael P. Busch, Ester Cerdeira Sabino

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Antibiotic therapy completion for injection drug use-associated infective endocarditis at a center with routine addiction medicine consultation: a retrospective cohort study
Muhammad Dhanani, Courtney Goodrich, Janice Weinberg, Carlos Acuna-Villaorduna, Tamar F. Barlam

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Gaps in the congenital syphilis prevention cascade: qualitative findings from Kern County, California
Eunhee Park, Julie Yip, Emily Harville, Marlene Nelson, Gloria Giarratano, Pierre Buekens, Jennifer Wagman

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Comprehensive knowledge about HIV/AIDS and associated factors among women of reproductive age in sub-Saharan Africa: a multilevel analysis using the most recent demographic and health survey of each country
Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale, Yigizie Yeshaw, Adugnaw Zeleke Alem, Hiwotie Getaneh Ayalew, Alemneh Mekuriaw Liyew, Zemenu Tadesse Tessema, Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema, Misganaw Gebrie Worku, Tesfa Sewunet Alamneh

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Determining target populations for leprosy prophylactic interventions: a hotspot analysis in Indonesia
A. T. Taal, D. J. Blok, A. Handito, S. Wibowo, Sumarsono, A. Wardana, G. Pontororing, D. F. Sari, W. H. van Brakel, J. H. Richardus, C. R. S. Prakoeswa

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Hepatitis E seroprevalence and risk factors in humans and pig in Ghana
Husein Bagulo, Ayodele O. Majekodunmi, Susan C. Welburn, Langbong Bimi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Persistent, new-onset symptoms and mental health complaints in Long COVID in a Brazilian cohort of non-hospitalized patients
Ricardo Titze-de-Almeida, Thaylise Ramalho da Cunha, Letícia Dias dos Santos Silva, Clarisse Santos Ferreira, Caroline Pena Silva, Adriana Pinheiro Ribeiro, Agenor de Castro Moreira Santos Júnior, Pedro Renato de Paula Brandão, Andrezza Paula Brito Silva, Márcia Cristina Oliveira da Rocha, Mary-Ann Elvina Xavier, Simoneide Souza Titze-de-Almeida, Helena Eri Shimizu, Raimundo Nonato Delgado-Rodrigues

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Trends and effects of antiretroviral therapy coverage during pregnancy on mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. Evidence from panel data analysis
Feleke Hailemichael Astawesegn, Virginia Stulz, Elizabeth Conroy, Haider Mannan

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

“Antibiotic hardstop” on electronic prescribing: impact on antimicrobial stewardship initiatives in patients with community acquired pneumonia (CAP) and infective exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (IECOPD)
Semun Galimam, Brydon Panozzo, Kieran Muir, Ruchir Chavada

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Clinical and laboratory characteristics of patients hospitalised with COVID-19: clinical outcomes in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Mariam Al Harbi, Nawal Al Kaabi, Asma Al Nuaimi, Jehad Abdalla, Tehmina Khan, Huda Gasmelseed, Asad Khan, Osama Hamdoun, Stefan Weber

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Determinants of suboptimal immune recovery among a Chinese Yi ethnicity population with sustained HIV suppression
Liyu Chen, Chang-Hai Liu, Shuang Kang, Lingyao Du, Fanghua Ma, Changmin Li, Lang Bai, Hong Li, Hong Tang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Early clinical and microbiological predictors of outcome in hospitalized patients with cryptococcal meningitis
Lidiane de Oliveira, Marcia de Souza Carvalho Melhem, Renata Buccheri, Oscar José Chagas, José Ernesto Vidal, Fredi Alexander Diaz-Quijano

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Linked nosocomial COVID-19 outbreak in three facilities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities due to SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.519 with spike mutation T478K in the Netherlands
Koen M. F. Gorgels, Jozef Dingemans, Brian M. J. W. van der Veer, Volker Hackert, Audrey Y. J. Hensels, Casper D. J. den Heijer, Lieke B. van Alphen, Paul H. M. Savelkoul, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Hospital acquired COVID-19 infections amongst patients before the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations, a scoping review
Nobubelo K. Ngandu, Tshiamo M. Mmotsa, Reshmi Dassaye, Alice Thabetha, Willem Odendaal, Natasha Langdown, Duduzile Ndwandwe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Spontaneous intramedullary abscesses caused by Streptococcus anginosus: two case reports and review of the literature
Christian D. Cerecedo-Lopez, Joshua D. Bernstock, Adam A. Dmytriw, Jason A. Chen, Joshua I. Chalif, Saksham Gupta, Joseph Driver, Kevin Huang, Susan E. Stanley, Jonathan Z. Li, John Chi, Yi Lu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Short time to positivity of blood culture predicts mortality and septic shock in bacteremic patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ya-Chu Hsieh, Hsiao-Ling Chen, Shang-Yi Lin, Tun-Chieh Chen, Po-Liang Lu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in social housing areas in Denmark
Kamille Fogh, Alexandra R. R. Eriksen, Rasmus B. Hasselbalch, Emilie Sofie Kristensen, Henning Bundgaard, Susanne D. Nielsen, Charlotte S. Jørgensen, Bibi F. S. S. Scharff, Christian Erikstrup, Susanne G. Sækmose, Dorte K. Holm, Bitten Aagaard, Jakob Norsk, Pernille Brok Nielsen, Jonas H. Kristensen, Lars Østergaard, Svend Ellermann-Eriksen, Berit Andersen, Henrik Nielsen, Isik S. Johansen, Lothar Wiese, Lone Simonsen, Thea K. Fischer, Fredrik Folke, Freddy Lippert, Sisse R. Ostrowski, Steen Ethelberg, Anders Koch, Anne-Marie Vangsted, Tyra Grove Krause, Anders Fomsgaard, Claus Nielsen, Henrik Ullum, Robert Skov, Kasper Iversen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

The effect of homelessness on viral suppression in an underserved metropolitan area of middle Tennessee: potential implications for ending the HIV epidemic
Vladimir Berthaud, Livette Johnson, Ronda Jennings, Maxine Chandler-Auguste, Abosede Osijo, Marie T. Baldwin, Patricia Matthews-Juarez, Paul Juarez, Derek Wilus, Mohammad Tabatabai

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Biennial surveillance of Plasmodium falciparum anti-malarial drug resistance markers in Democratic Republic of Congo, 2017 and 2019
Doudou M. Yobi, Nadine K. Kayiba, Dieudonné M. Mvumbi, Raphael Boreux, Pius Z. Kabututu, Pierre Z. Akilimali, Hippolyte N. T. Situakibanza, Patrick De Mol, Niko Speybroeck, Georges L. Mvumbi, Marie-Pierre Hayette

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Frequency of microbial isolates and pattern of antimicrobial resistance in patients with hematological malignancies: a cross-sectional study from Palestine
Genan Arman, Marwa Zeyad, Beesan Qindah, Adham Abu Taha, Riad Amer, Shatha Abutaha, Amer A. Koni, Sa’ed H. Zyoud

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Epstein–Barr virus-associated infectious mononucleosis with acute epididymitis: a case report
Kentaro Sako, Tsuneaki Kenzaka, Ayako Kumabe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Risk of sequelae after invasive meningococcal disease
Sidsel Skou Voss, Jens Nielsen, Palle Valentiner-Branth

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

RT-PCR negative COVID-19
Heta Parmar, Margaret Montovano, Padmapriya Banada, Sri Ram Pentakota, Stephanie Shiau, Zhongjie Ma, Kaheerman Saibire, Abby Chopoorian, Michael O’Shaughnessy, Mitchell Hirsch, Priyanshi Jain, Gaiane Demirdjian, Magali Karagueuzian, Thomas Robin, Michael Salvati, Bhavana Patel, David Alland, Yingda L. Xie

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Machine-learning based prediction of prognostic risk factors in patients with invasive candidiasis infection and bacterial bloodstream infection: a singled centered retrospective study
Yaling Li, Yutong Wu, Yali Gao, Xueli Niu, Jingyi Li, Mingsui Tang, Chang Fu, Ruiqun Qi, Bing Song, Hongduo Chen, Xinghua Gao, Ying Yang, Xiuhao Guan

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Drug users’ awareness of and willingness to use HIV non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP) services in China: a mixed methods study
Kedi Jiao, Haochu Li, Dapeng Zhang, Zhenxia Jiang, Yuxi Lin, Xueyuan Liu, Hengmin Xu, Xuemei Yan, Haoqing Tang, Wei Ma

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Study protocol

Analysing the protection from respiratory tract infections and allergic diseases early in life by human milk components: the PRIMA birth cohort
Arthur H. van Stigt, Katrien Oude Rengerink, Kitty W. M. Bloemenkamp, Wouter de Waal, Sabine M. P. J. Prevaes, Thuy-My Le, Femke van Wijk, Maaike Nederend, Anneke H. Hellinga, Christianne S. Lammers, Gerco den Hartog, Martijn J. C. van Herwijnen, Johan Garssen, Léon M. J. Knippels, Lilly M. Verhagen, Caroline G. M. de Theije, Alejandro Lopez-Rincon, Jeanette H. W. Leusen, Belinda van’t Land, Louis Bont, PRIMA Initiative Group

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among different population groups in China: a national multicenter online survey
Yiman Huang, Xiaoyou Su, Weijun Xiao, Hao Wang, Mingyu Si, Wenjun Wang, Xiaofen Gu, Li Ma, Li Li, Shaokai Zhang, Chunxia Yang, Yanqin Yu, Youlin Qiao

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Characterizing patients with rare mucormycosis infections using real-world data
Yayue Zhang, Anita H. Sung, Emily Rubinstein, Michael Benigno, Richard Chambers, Nataly Patino, Jalal A. Aram

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Incidence of Cytomegalovirus disease and viral replication kinetics in seropositive liver transplant recipients managed under preemptive therapy in a tertiary-care center in Mexico City: a retrospective cohort study
Oscar A. Fernández-García, Ignacio García-Juárez, Pablo Francisco Belaunzarán-Zamudio, Mario Vilatoba, Andrea Wisniowski-Yáñez, Jacobo Salomón-Ávila, Miriam Bobadilla-del-Valle, José Sifuentes-Osornio, Jennifer M. Cuellar-Rodríguez

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Students’ observations of hand hygiene adherence in 20 nursing home wards, during the COVID-19 pandemic
Ida Hellum Sandbekken, Åsmund Hermansen, Inger Utne, Ellen Karine Grov, Borghild Løyland

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Performance evaluation of an automatic chemiluminescence immune platform for SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody after vaccination in real world
Min Li, Ruiwei Jiang, Enyun Wang, Dan Xiong, Tong Ou, Xiuming Zhang, Xiaowen Dou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Exploring the value of Mycobacterium tuberculosis modified lipoprotein as a potential biomarker for TB detection in children
Xinxin Yang, Matthew F. Wipperman, Sharon Nachman, Nicole S. Sampson

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Two-year immune effect differences between the 0–1–2-month and 0–1–6-month HBV vaccination schedule in adults
Juan Wang, Chang-Hai Liu, Yuanji Ma, Xia Zhu, Liru Luo, Yulin Ji, Hong Tang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Assessment of liver fibrosis by transient elastography and multi-parameters model in young children with chronic hepatitis B virus infection
Haiyan Luo, Songxu Peng, Wenxian Ouyang, Yanfang Tan, Tao Jiang, Lian Tang, Shuangjie Li, Jun Qiu, Changci Zhou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

How have governments supported citizens stranded abroad due to COVID-19 travel restrictions? A comparative analysis of the financial and health support in eleven countries
Pippa McDermid, Adam Craig, Meru Sheel, Holly Seale

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Study protocol

Dynamic changes of viral load and the duration of viral shedding in patients with hand, foot and mouth disease: a protocol for longitudinal study
Xiaoxia Duan, Chaoyong Zhang, Zhenhua Chen, Juan Liao, Yilan Zeng, Weiwei Huang, Xueling Ren, Xueqin Tang, Hongxia Peng, Delan Zhang, Xiao Wang, Ping Yuan, Lu Long

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Effect of heat inactivation for the detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome-corona virus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) with reverse transcription real time polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR): evidence from Ethiopian study
Belete Woldesemayat, Gebremedihin Gebremicael, Kidist Zealiyas, Amelework Yilma, Sisay Adane, Mengistu Yimer, Gadissa Gutema, Altaye Feleke, Kassu Desta

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

High procalcitonin levels associated with increased intensive care unit admission and mortality in patients with a COVID-19 infection in the emergency department
Kirby Tong-Minh, Yuri van der Does, Susanna Engelen, Evelien de Jong, Christian Ramakers, Diederik Gommers, Eric van Gorp, Henrik Endeman

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Effectiveness and safety of artesunate–amodiaquine versus artemether–lumefantrine for home-based treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria among children 6–120 months in Yaoundé, Cameroon: a randomized trial
Peter Thelma Ngwa Niba, Akindeh Mbuh Nji, Innocent Mbulli Ali, Lawrence Fonyonga Akam, Cedric Hermann Dongmo, Jean Paul Kengne Chedjou, Calvino Tah Fomboh, William Dorian Nana, Ornella Laetitia Ayem Oben, Abdel Aziz Selly-Ngaloumo, Marcel N. Moyeh, Jude Achidi Ngu, Ambassa Jean Ludovic, Pierre Martiniel Aboh, Marie Carine Enyegue Ambani, Pierrette Albertine Mbarga Omgba, Grâce Bissohong Kotcholi, Linus Moye Adzemye, Danielle Regine Abenkou Nna, Adèle Douanla, Ze Ango, Marie Sophie Ewane, Joel Tewara Ticha, Fritz Mbuh Tatah, Golwa Dinza, Valentine Nchafor Ndikum, Dorothy A. Fosah, Jude D. Bigoga, Michael Alifrangis, Wilfred F. Mbacham

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Adenosine deaminase as a marker for the severity of infectious mononucleosis secondary to EBV in children
Ting Shi, Jungen Li, Yuzhu Miao, Linlin Huang, Jianmei Tian

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prevalence of HIV infection among non-elderly individuals with hepatitis C in Japan: a population-based cohort study using a health insurance claim data
Kazuhiko Ikeuchi, Kazuya Okushin, Makoto Saito, Eisuke Adachi, Takeya Tsutsumi, Tomoyuki Takura, Hiroshi Yotsuyanagi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

The importance of intravenous immunoglobulin treatment in critically ill patients with necrotizing soft tissue infection: a retrospective cohort study
Daniel A. Hofmaenner, Pedro David Wendel Garcia, Manuel R. Blum, Sascha David, Reto A. Schuepbach, Philipp K. Buehler, Pascal M. Frey, Annelies S. Zinkernagel, Silvio D. Brugger

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Mycoplasma hominis bloodstream infection and persistent pneumonia in a neurosurgery patient: a case report
Qiang Wang, Xiaofang Tang, Stijn van der Veen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Femoral artery aneurysm with large hematoma from Pasteurella: case report and literature review
Jamie Hanson, Ali Etemady-Deylamy, Jared Frisby, Justin D’Addario, Matthew Smeds, Robin Chamberland, Huazhang Guo, Getahun Abate

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Study protocol

Large-scale (Phase III) evaluation of broflanilide 50WP (VECTRON™ T500) for indoor residual spraying for malaria vector control in Northeast Tanzania: study protocol for a two-arm, non-inferiority, cluster-randomised community trial
Patrick K. Tungu, Mark W. Rowland, Louisa A. Messenger, Graham J. Small, John Bradley, Janneke Snetselaar, Matthew J. Kirby, Njelembo J. Mbewe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Multi-body-site colonization screening cultures for predicting multi-drug resistant Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteremia in hematological patients
Ignacio Torres, Dixie Huntley, Mar Tormo, Marisa Calabuig, Juan Carlos Hernández-Boluda, María José Terol, Carlos Carretero, Paula de Michelena, Ariadna Pérez, José Luis Piñana, Javier Colomina, Carlos Solano, David Navarro

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Adipose tissue is a predictor of 30-days mortality in patients with bloodstream infection caused by carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae
Piaopiao Ying, Jiajing Chen, Yinchai Ye, Jianzhong Ye, Weiyang Cai

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 seroprevalence in South-Central Uganda, during 2019–2021
Charles Ssuuna, Ronald Moses Galiwango, Edward Nelson Kankaka, Joseph Kagaayi, Anthony Ndyanabo, Godfrey Kigozi, Gertrude Nakigozi, Tom Lutalo, Robert Ssekubugu, John Bosco Wasswa, Anthony Mayinja, Martina Cathy Nakibuuka, Samiri Jamiru, John Baptist Oketch, Edward Muwanga, Larry William Chang, Mary Kate Grabowski, Maria Wawer, Ronald Gray, Mark Anderson, Michael Stec, Gavin Cloherty, Oliver Laeyendecker, Steven James Reynolds, Thomas C. Quinn, David Serwadda

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prevalence and appropriateness of indwelling urinary catheters in Japanese hospital wards: a multicenter point prevalence study
Kohta Katayama, Jennifer Meddings, Sanjay Saint, Karen E. Fowler, David Ratz, Yasuaki Tagashira, Yumi Kawamura, Tatsuya Fujikawa, Sho Nishiguchi, Naomi Kayauchi, Nobumasa Takagaki, Yasuharu Tokuda, Akira Kuriyama

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

HPV prevalence among young adult women living with and without HIV in Botswana for future HPV vaccine impact monitoring
Nancy McClung, Anikie Mathoma, Julia W. Gargano, Naledi Gape Nyepetsi, Troy D. Querec, Juanita Onyekwuluje, Madisa Mine, Chelsea Morroni, Rebecca Luckett, Lauri E. Markowitz, Doreen Ramogola-Masire

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Hepatitis C seroprevalence among people living with HIV/AIDS and pregnant women in four provinces in Cambodia: an integrated bio-behavioral survey
Phearavin Pheng, Laurence Meyer, Olivier Ségéral, Phalla Chea, Siyan Yi, Sovannary Tuot, John M. Kaldor, Vonthanak Saphonn

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Seasonal COVID-19 surge related hospital volumes and case fatality rates
Joseph E. Ebinger, Roy Lan, Matthew Driver, Nancy Sun, Patrick Botting, Eunice Park, Tod Davis, Margo B. Minissian, Bernice Coleman, Richard Riggs, Pamela Roberts, Susan Cheng

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Impact of age, sex and medical history on adverse reactions to the first and second dose of BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in Japan: a cross-sectional study
Ryuta Urakawa, Emiko Tanaka Isomura, Kazuhide Matsunaga, Kazumi Kubota, Miho Ike

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

QuantiFERON-TB Gold plus testing for the detection of LTBI among health care workers in major TB hospitals of the Northern Kyrgyz Republic
Caroline Corbett, Gulmira Kalmambetova, Nagira Umetalieva, Sevim Ahmedov, Uladzimir Antonenka, Bakyt Myrzaliev, Evgeni Sahalchyk, Monica Vogel, Abdylat Kadyrov, Harald Hoffmann

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Bloodstream infection and pneumonia caused by Chlamydia abortus infection in China: a case report
Changjun Zhu, Minjie Lv, Jianling Huang, Changwen Zhang, Lixu Xie, Tianming Gao, Bo Han, Wenjing Wang, Ganzhu Feng

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Case report

Pneumococcal meningitis and COVID-19: dangerous coexistence. A case report
Katarzyna Guziejko, Piotr Czupryna, Ewa Katarzyna Zielenkiewicz-Madejska, Anna Moniuszko-Malinowska

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Pseudomembranous necrotizing laryngotracheobronchitis due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae: a case report and literature review
Wu Lei, Zhang Fei-Zhou, Chen Jing, Li Shu-Xian, Wu Xi-Ling, Tang Lan-Fang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Epidemiological and clinical risk factors related to severe COVID-19 in Iran: a multi-center study
Seyed Mohammad Hashemi-Shahri, Seyed Mohammad Nasiraldin Tabatabaei, Alireza Ansari-Moghaddam, Mahdi Mohammadi, Hassan Okati-Aliabad, Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei, Hossein Ansari, Mohammadhadi Abbasi, Khodadad Sheikhzadeh, Mehdi Zanganeh Baygi, Majid Sartipi, Sharareh Sanei-Sistani, Ali Reza Salimi Khorashad, Fatemeh Ansari-Moghadam, Neda Torab, Tahereh Khalili, Ghasem Miri-Aliabad

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

The changing pattern of bacterial and fungal respiratory isolates in patients with and without COVID-19 admitted to intensive care unit
Gianluca Zuglian, Diego Ripamonti, Alessandra Tebaldi, Marina Cuntrò, Ivano Riva, Claudio Farina, Marco Rizzi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

HIV outcomes within the context of orphans and vulnerable children programing: the 4Children project in South Sudan
Emily Coard, Daniel Oliver, Felix Monday

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

A new screening tool for SARS-CoV-2 infection based on self-reported patient clinical characteristics: the COV19-ID score
Pablo Diaz Badial, Hugo Bothorel, Omar Kherad, Philippe Dussoix, Faustine Tallonneau Bory, Majd Ramlawi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Respiratory failure as the prominent manifestation of entecavir-associated mitochondrial myopathy: a case report
Xiao Lin, Aixin Song, Sujun Zheng, Xinyue Chen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Septicaemia with deep venous thrombosis and necrotising pneumonia caused by acute community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an infant with a three-year follow-up: a case report
Mei Lu, Meijiao Fu, Yanhong Zhang, Tong Shen, Hui Xie, Dengli Liu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Temporal trend and spatial analysis of the HIV epidemic in young men who have sex with men in the second largest Brazilian Amazonian province
Iaron Leal Seabra, Andrey Oeiras Pedroso, Taymara Barbosa Rodrigues, Glenda Roberta Oliveira Naiff Ferreira, Ana Lucia da Silva Ferreira, Ricardo Alexandre Arcêncio, Dulce Gomes, Richardson Augusto Rosendo da Silva, Eliã Pinheiro Botelho

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Complete sputum smear monitoring among adults with pulmonary tuberculosis in central Uganda: evidence from a retrospective cohort study
Ronald Nsubuga, Norbert Adrawa, Stephen Okoboi, Alimah Komuhangi, Jonathan Izudi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis within family households by DTM-PCR and MIRU-VNTR genotyping
Jun Chen, Lifeng Chen, Meng Zhou, Gang Wu, Fenglian Yi, Chen Jiang, Qionghong Duan, Meilan Zhou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Tropheryma whipplei in the stool samples of children with acute diarrhea: a study from Tehran, Iran
Shirin Sayyahfar, Mina Latifian, Parisa Esmaeili, Neda Baseri, Fahimeh Bagheri Amiri, Bita Bakhshi, Abdoulreza Esteghamati, Saber Esmaeili

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A multicenter analysis of trends in resistance in urinary Enterobacterales isolates from ambulatory patients in the United States: 2011–2020
Michael W. Dunne, Steven I. Aronin, Kalvin C. Yu, Janet A. Watts, Vikas Gupta

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

HIV testing frequency and associated factors among five key populations in ten cities of China: a cross-sectional study
Kedi Jiao, Ran Wei, Haochu Li, Eric P. F. Chow, Eduardo Piqueiras, Taylor Lewis, Zece Xu, Ci Ren, Wei Ma

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Perceptions, motivations, and beliefs about HIV risk and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among participants in a nurse-led PrEP service (PrEP-RN)
Lauren Orser, Patrick O’Byrne, Dave Holmes

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Factors associated with in-hospital mortality in adult sepsis with Escherichia coli infection
Kun Song, Cuirong Guo, Zhao Zeng, Changluo Li, Ning Ding

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Point-of-care urine Gram stain led to narrower-spectrum antimicrobial selection for febrile urinary tract infection in adolescents and adults
Tomohiro Taniguchi, Sanefumi Tsuha, Soichi Shiiki, Masashi Narita

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Single-center experience with perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis and surgical site infections in kidney transplant recipients
Agata Ostaszewska, Piotr Domagała, Michał Zawistowski, Edyta Karpeta, Michał Wszoła

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Validity of InterVA model versus physician review of verbal autopsy for tracking tuberculosis-related mortality in Ethiopia
Haileleuel Bisrat, Tsegahun Manyazewal, Hussen Mohammed, Bilal Shikur, Getnet Yimer

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Factors predicting self-report adherence (SRA) behaviours among DS-TB patients under the “Integrated model”: a survey in Southwest China
Rui Zhang, Jie Pu, Jiani Zhou, Qingya Wang, Ting Zhang, Shili Liu, Geng Wang, Yong Chen, Jiaqing Liu, Daiyu Hu, Ying Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A multi-level intervention to eliminate hepatitis C from the Region of Southern Denmark: the C-Free-South project
Sandra Dröse, Anne Lindebo Holm Øvrehus, Dorte Kinggaard Holm, Lone Wulff Madsen, Belinda Klemmensen Mössner, Jacob Søholm, Janne Fuglsang Hansen, Birgit Thorup Røge, Peer Brehm Christensen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Diagnostic stewardship aiming at expectorated or induced sputum promotes microbial diagnosis in community-acquired pneumonia
Bjørn Waagsbø, Eva Margrethe Buset, Jørn-Åge Longva, Merete Bjerke, Birgitte Bakkene, Anne-Stine Ertesvåg, Hanne Holmen, Marko Nikodojevic, To Thy Tran, Andreas Christensen, Einar Nilsen, Jan Kristian Damås, Lars Heggelund

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prognostic accuracy of time to sputum culture conversion in predicting cure in extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis patients: a multicentre retrospective observational study
Muhammad Abubakar, Nafees Ahmad, Muhammad Atif, Izaz Ahmad, Abdul Wahid, Asad Khan, Fahad Saleem, Abdul Ghafoor

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Septic patients without obvious signs of infection at baseline are more likely to die in the ICU
Francesco Campanelli, Agnès Soudry-Faure, Aurélie Avondo, Jean-Baptiste Roudaut, Jean-Pierre Quenot, Patrick Ray, Pierre-Emmanuel Charles

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on infectious disease hospitalizations of neonates at a tertiary academic hospital: a cross-sectional study
Jiarong Pan, Canyang Zhan, Tianming Yuan, Yi Sun, Weiyan Wang, Lihua Chen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Secondary infection in COVID-19 critically ill patients: a retrospective single-center evaluation
Astrid De Bruyn, Stijn Verellen, Liesbeth Bruckers, Laurien Geebelen, Ina Callebaut, Ilse De Pauw, Björn Stessel, Jasperina Dubois

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

A sharp decrease in reported non-COVID-19 notifiable infectious diseases during the first wave of the COVID-19 epidemic in the Rotterdam region, the Netherlands: a descriptive study
Babette van Deursen, Margot Hagenaars, Abraham Meima, Liselotte van Asten, Jan Hendrik Richardus, Ewout Fanoy, Helene Voeten

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Newly arrived Asian-born gay men in Australia: exploring men’s HIV knowledge, attitudes, prevention strategies and facilitators toward safer sexual practices
Tiffany R. Phillips, Nicholas Medland, Eric P. F. Chow, Kate Maddaford, Rebecca Wigan, Christopher K. Fairley, Jade E. Bilardi, Jason J. Ong

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Multi-site infection by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a six-year old girl: a case report
Pei Xiao, Jing Liu, Xue Yang, Yixue Wang, Weiming Chen, Chuanqing Wang, Qian Liu, Quanli Shen, Guoping Lu, Gangfeng Yan

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Post-COVID-19 syndrome. SARS-CoV-2 RNA detection in plasma, stool, and urine in patients with persistent symptoms after COVID-19
Francisco Tejerina, Pilar Catalan, Cristina Rodriguez-Grande, Javier Adan, Carmen Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Patricia Muñoz, Teresa Aldamiz, Cristina Diez, Leire Perez, Chiara Fanciulli, Dario Garcia de Viedma, Gregorio Marañon Microbiology ID COVID 19 Study Group

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A trespasser from a foreign land? A case report of primary mucosal leishmaniasis
Yoram Fleissig, Mary Dan-Gur, Ayelet Michael-Gayego, Alexander Maly, Rami Tabib, Charles L. Jaffe, Maya Korem

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Concurrence of cat-scratch disease and paradoxical tuberculosis-IRIS lymphadenopathy: a case report
Gerasimos Eleftheriotis, Elias Skopelitis

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Case report

Severe Post-COVID-19 dysautonomia: a case report
Joan Bosco, Ruwanthi Titano

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Visceral disseminated varicella zoster infection: a rare cause of acute abdomen in a patient with well-controlled diabetes mellitus—a case report
Daisuke Mizu, Haruka Nishida, Yoshinori Matsuoka, Koichi Ariyoshi

Open Access 04.03.2022 | COVID-19 | Case report

Normal pressure hydrocephalus associated with COVID-19 infection: a case report
Thaís de Maria Frota Vasconcelos, Paulo Ribeiro Nóbrega, Glauber de Menezes Ferreira, Moysés Loiola Ponte de Souza, Alander Sobreira Vanderlei, José Daniel Vieira de Castro, Pedro Braga-Neto, Manoel Alves Sobreira-Neto

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Case report

Herpes simplex encephalitis following ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccination: a case report and review of the literature
Mohammadreza Moslemi, Mohammadreza Ardalan, Morteza Haramshahi, Homa Mirzaei, Sahba Khosousi Sani, Ramtin Dastgir, Nima Dastgir

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Investigating the intention to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in Macao: implications for vaccination strategies
Carolina Oi Lam Ung, Yuanjia Hu, Hao Hu, Ying Bian

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Technical advance

A cost–benefit algorithm for rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance detection during mass screening campaigns
Valerie Flore Donkeng-Donfack, Jules Brice Tchatchueng-Mbougua, Ngu Njei Abanda, Suzanne Magloire Ongboulal, Yvonne Josiane Djieugoue, Yannick Kamdem Simo, Micheline Mekemnang Tchoupa, Frédéric Bekang Angui, Albert Kuate Kuate, Vincent Mbassa, Edwige Mvondo Abeng Belinga, Sara Eyangoh

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Hematogenous dissemination of pulmonary mucormycosis manifested as multiple subcutaneous nodules: a case report and review of the literature
Apiradee Taweesuk, Piriyaporn Chongtrakool, Panitta Sitthinamsuwan, Pakpoom Phoompoung

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Direct comparison of Xpert Xpress, FilmArray Respiratory Panel, Lumipulse antigen test, and RT-qPCR in 165 nasopharyngeal swabs
Yosuke Hirotsu, Makoto Maejima, Masahiro Shibusawa, Yume Natori, Yuki Nagakubo, Kazuhiro Hosaka, Hitomi Sueki, Kenji Amemiya, Miyoko Hayakawa, Hitoshi Mochizuki, Toshiharu Tsutsui, Yumiko Kakizaki, Yoshihiro Miyashita, Masao Omata

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Validation of coding algorithms for identifying people with viral hepatitis using claims data according to different standard references
Ming-Jen Sheu, Tsung-Wei Chin, Fang-Ping Ku, Chung-Yi Li, Sheng-Tun Li, Tsung-Hsueh Lu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Mortality and survival of tuberculosis coinfected patients living with AIDS in São Paulo, Brazil: a 12-year cohort study
Mariza Vono Tancredi, Sumire Sakabe, Eliseu Alves Waldman

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Implementation of tuberculosis and cryptococcal meningitis rapid diagnostic tests amongst patients with advanced HIV at Kamuzu Central Hospital, Malawi, 2016–2017
Cecilia Kanyama, Maganizo B. Chagomerana, Chimwemwe Chawinga, Jonathan Ngoma, Idah Shumba, Wiza Kumwenda, Billio Armando, Tapiwa Kumwenda, Emily Kumwenda, Mina C. Hosseinipour

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio is associated with 28-day mortality in patients with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome
Yun Liu, Jun Ni, Yali Xiong, Chao Wu, Fei He

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Importance of early diagnosis and surgical treatment of calcified amorphous tumor-related native valve endocarditis caused by Escherichia coli: a case report
Shu Koito, Yuto Unoki, Keimei Yoshida, Sho Takemoto, Takayuki Uchida, Takashi Matono

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Epstein-Barr virus infection associated polymyositis and coronary artery dilation
Liping Teng, Chencong Shen, Weizhong Gu, Jianqiang Wu, Meiping Lu, Xuefeng Xu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A rare presentation of blastomycosis as a multi-focal infection involving the spine, pleura, lungs, and psoas muscles in a Saudi male patient: a case report
Safwat Eldaabossi, Mustafa Saad, Hameed Aljawad, Badr Almuhainy

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Study protocol

Evaluating the diagnosis and treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in pregnant women to prevent adverse neonatal consequences in Gaborone, Botswana: protocol for the Maduo study
Adriane Wynn, Aamirah Mussa, Rebecca Ryan, Emily Hansman, Selebaleng Simon, Bame Bame, Badani Moreri-Ntshabele, Doreen Ramogola-Masire, Jeffrey D. Klausner, Chelsea Morroni

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Reduction of testosterone levels in Schistosoma haematobium- or Schistosoma mansoni-infected men: a cross-sectional study in two schistosomiasis-endemic areas of the Adamawa region of Cameroon
Hermine Boukeng Jatsa, Ulrich Membe Femoe, Calvine Noumedem Dongmo, Romuald Issiaka Ngassam Kamwa, Betrand Nono Fesuh, Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuente, Pierre Kamtchouing

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Adult acute respiratory distress syndrome due to human parvovirus B19 infection after cardiac surgery: a case report
Min Ma, Xiaojun Ma, Ming Jia, Xiaotong Hou, Hong Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Preventing a cluster from becoming a new wave in settings with zero community COVID-19 cases
Romesh G. Abeysuriya, Dominic Delport, Robyn M. Stuart, Rachel Sacks-Davis, Cliff C. Kerr, Dina Mistry, Daniel J. Klein, Margaret Hellard, Nick Scott

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Past dynamics of HIV transmission among men who have sex with men in Montréal, Canada: a mathematical modeling study
Rachael M. Milwid, Yiqing Xia, Carla M. Doyle, Joseph Cox, Gilles Lambert, Réjean Thomas, Sharmistha Mishra, Daniel Grace, Nathan J. Lachowsky, Trevor A. Hart, Marie-Claude Boily, Mathieu Maheu-Giroux

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Disinfection efficiency test for contaminated surgical mask by using Ozone generator
Patcharaporn Tippayawat, Chalermchai Vongnarkpetch, Saitharn Papalee, Sukanya Srijampa, Thidarut Boonmars, Nonglak Meethong, Supranee Phanthanawiboon

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The Early Warning and Response System (EWARS-TDR) for dengue outbreaks: can it also be applied to chikungunya and Zika outbreak warning?
Rocio Cardenas, Laith Hussain-Alkhateeb, David Benitez-Valladares, Gustavo Sánchez-Tejeda, Axel Kroeger

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The prevalence of liver abnormalities in humans due to Schistosoma japonicum by ultrasonography in China: a meta-analysis
Man-Man Gu, Meng-Tao Sun, Jie-Ying Zhang, Qiu-Fu Yu, Da-Bing Lu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Expanding the definition beyond surveillance criteria reveals a large burden of osteomyelitis caused by group B Streptococcus in the United States Veterans Health Administration
Tayoot Chengsupanimit, Taissa A. Bej, Brigid Wilson, Richard E. Banks, Sunah Song, Janet M. Briggs, Robin L. P. Jump, Federico Perez

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Disseminated talaromycosis complicated by recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding and hemorrhagic shock: a case report
Xiaoya Cui, Feifei Su, Hui Ye, Yi Jiang, Xiuxiu Guo

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The prevalence of antibiotic-resistant and multidrug-resistant bacteria in urine cultures from inpatients with spinal cord injuries and disorders: an 8-year, single-center study
Vladimír Šámal, Vít Paldus, Daniela Fáčková, Jan Mečl, Jaroslav Šrám

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Long-term immune responses in patients with confirmed novel coronavirus disease-2019: a 9-month prospective cohort study in Shanghai, China
Xiaohuan Gong, Peng Cui, Huanyu Wu, Hao Pan, Zheng Teng, Fang Yuan, Shenghua Mao, Dechuan Kong, Ruobing Han, Xue Zhao, Yaxu Zheng, Wenjia Xiao, Yiyi Zhu, Qiwen Fang, Sheng Lin, Bihong Jin, Ruilin Chu, Chenyan Jiang, Xiao Yu, Qi Qiu, Yihan Lu, Weibing Wang, Chen Fu, Xiaodong Sun

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Longitudinal social contacts among school-aged children during the COVID-19 pandemic: the Bay Area Contacts among Kids (BACK) study
Kristin L. Andrejko, Jennifer R. Head, Joseph A. Lewnard, Justin V. Remais

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A case of a renal abscess caused by Salmonella bareilly in a previously healthy boy
Tomomi Nakamura, Masaru Ido, Masahiro Ogawa, Naoya Sasaki, Haruna Nakamura, Yoshihiro Hasegawa, Motoki Bonno, Shigeki Tanaka

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Barriers and facilitators to infection prevention and control in Dutch psychiatric institutions: a theory-informed qualitative study
Famke Houben, Mitch van Hensbergen, Casper D. J. den Heijer, Nicole H. T. M. Dukers-Muijrers, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Persistent cough and asthma-like symptoms post COVID-19 hospitalization in children
Hossein Esmaeilzadeh, Anahita Sanaei Dashti, Negar Mortazavi, Hossein Fatemian, Mohebat Vali

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Durable reduction of Clostridioides difficile infection recurrence and microbiome restoration after treatment with RBX2660: results from an open-label phase 2 clinical trial
Robert Orenstein, Erik R. Dubberke, Sahil Khanna, Christine H. Lee, David Yoho, Stuart Johnson, Gail Hecht, Herbert L. DuPont, Dale N. Gerding, Ken F. Blount, Sarah Mische, Adam Harvey

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Time-to-positivity of Mycobacterium avium complex in broth culture associates with culture conversion
Christina M. Mingora, Bryan A. Garcia, Kevin C. Mange, Dayton W. Yuen, Monika Ciesielska, Jakko van Ingen, Patrick A. Flume, Susan E. Dorman

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Severe and critical COVID-19 in a tertiary center in Colombia, a retrospective cross-sectional study
Deving Arias Ramos, Diana Lizbeth Restrepo Rueda, Erika Vanessa Rios Quintero, Juan Camilo Olaya Gómez, Isabella Cortés Bonilla

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Bacteraemia and quick Sepsis Related Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) are independent risk factors for long-term mortality in very elderly patients with suspected infection: retrospective cohort study
Rubén Hernández-Quiles, Esperanza Merino-Lucas, Vicente Boix, Adela Fernández-Gil, Juan C. Rodríguez-Díaz, Adelina Gimeno, Beatriz Valero, Rosario Sánchez-Martínez, Jose-Manuel Ramos-Rincón

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Intestinal parasites in stool testing among refugees at a primary care clinic in Toronto, Canada
Frank Müller, Shivani Chandra, Isaac I. Bogoch, Meb Rashid, Vanessa Redditt

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Increased CD4+ T cell count is associated with lower anal human papillomavirus prevalence among HIV-positive male cohort in Taizhou, China: a cross-sectional study
Jing Zhang, Xiaoxiao Chen, Yiwen Ye, Weiwei Shen, Xiaohong Ye, Yajun Lin, Zhebin Lin, Shigang Tan, Meiyang Gao, Yingying Ding, Haijiang Lin, Youyi Wang, Na He, Xing Liu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

On the accuracy of short-term COVID-19 fatality forecasts
Nino Antulov-Fantulin, Lucas Böttcher

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The use of public transport and contraction of SARS-CoV-2 in a large prospective cohort in Norway
Merete Ellingjord-Dale, Karl Trygve Kalleberg, Mette S. Istre, Anders B. Nygaard, Sonja H. Brunvoll, Linn M. Eggesbø, John Arne Dahl, Eyrun F. Kjetland, Giske Ursin, Arne Søraas

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Human rhinoviruses prevailed among children in the setting of wearing face masks in Shanghai, 2020
Ran Jia, Lijuan Lu, Shu Li, Pengcheng Liu, Menghua Xu, Lingfeng Cao, Liyun Su, Jin Xu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Racial/ethnic disparities on inflammation and response to methylprednisolone in severe COVID-19 pneumonia
Ronaldo C. Go, Themba Nyirenda, Maryam Bojarian, Davood K. Hosseini, Kevin Kim, Mehek Rahim, Elli G. Paleoudis, Anna C. Go, Zhiyong Han, Steven J. Sperber, Anjali Gupta

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Review

Controversies and evidence on Chlamydia testing and treatment in asymptomatic women and men who have sex with men: a narrative review
Nicole H. T. M. Dukers-Muijrers, Ymke J. Evers, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe, Petra F. G. Wolffs, Henry J. C. de Vries, Bernice Hoenderboom, Marianne A. B. van der Sande, Janneke Heijne, Jeffrey D. Klausner, Jane S. Hocking, Jan van Bergen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Rv3737 is required for Mycobacterium tuberculosis growth in vitro and in vivo and correlates with bacterial load and disease severity in human tuberculosis
Qing Li, Zhangli Peng, Xuefeng Fu, Hong Wang, Zhaoliang Zhao, Yu Pang, Ling Chen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Antibiotic resistance among bacteria isolated from war-wounded patients at the Weapon Traumatology Training Center of the International Committee of the Red Cross from 2016 to 2019: a secondary analysis of WHONET surveillance data
Sally Yaacoub, Claudia Truppa, Thomas Ingemann Pedersen, Hicham Abdo, Rodolfo Rossi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The impact of regional socioeconomic deprivation on the timing of HIV diagnosis: a cross-sectional study in Germany
Annemarie Pantke, Jens Hoebel, Matthias an der Heiden, Niels Michalski, Barbara Gunsenheimer-Bartmeyer, Kirsten Hanke, Norbert Bannert, Viviane Bremer, Uwe Koppe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, associated factors, experiences and attitudes of nursing home and home healthcare employees in Switzerland
Erin A. West, Olivia J. Kotoun, Larissa J. Schori, Julia Kopp, Marco Kaufmann, Manuela Rasi, Jan Fehr, Milo A. Puhan, Anja Frei, the Corona Immunitas Research Group

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical-demographic markers for improving diabetes mellitus diagnosis in people with tuberculosis in Tanzania
Kenneth Cleophace Byashalira, Nyasatu Godfrey Chamba, Yosra Alkabab, Peter Masunga Mbelele, Nyanda Elias Ntinginya, Kaushik Laxmidas Ramaiya, Mohamed Zahir Alimohamed, Scott Kirkland Heysell, Blandina Theophil Mmbaga, Ib Christian Bygbjerg, Dirk Lund Christensen, Stellah George Mpagama, Troels Lillebaek, ADEPT Consortium

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

High seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among Ethiopian healthcare workers
Tesfaye Gelanew, Berhanu Seyoum, Andargachew Mulu, Adane Mihret, Markos Abebe, Liya Wassie, Baye Gelaw, Abebe Sorsa, Yared Merid, Yilkal Muchie, Zelalem Teklemariam, Bezalem Tesfaye, Mahlet Osman, Gutema Jebessa, Abay Atinafu, Tsegaye Hailu, Antenehe Habte, Dagaga Kenea, Anteneh Gadisa, Desalegn Admasu, Emnet Tesfaye, Timothy A. Bates, Jote Tafese Bulcha, Rea Tschopp, Dareskedar Tsehay, Kim Mullholand, Rawleigh Howe, Abebe Genetu, Fikadu G. Tafesse, Alemseged Abdissa

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Correction

Correction to: Septic patients without obvious signs of infection at baseline are more likely to die in the ICU
Francesco Campanelli, Agnès Soudry-Faure, Aurélie Avondo, Jean-Baptiste Roudaut, Jean-Pierre Quenot, Patrick Ray, Pierre-Emmanuel Charles

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Epidemiological characterization of Clonorchis sinensis infection in humans and freshwater fish in Guangxi, China
Yihong Xie, Kaushi S. T. Kanankege, Zhihua Jiang, Shun Liu, Yichao Yang, Xiaoling Wan, Andres M. Perez

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

The effect of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths on expressive language skills among African preschool children
Xolisile I. Mazibuko, Moses Chimbari

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Postvitrectomy endophthalmitis caused by Morganella morganii: a case report and literature review
Chung-Ting Wang, Yin-Hsi Chang, Kuan-Jen Chen, Hung-Da Chou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

High prevalence of pre-treatment HIV drug resistance in Papua New Guinea: findings from the first nationally representative pre-treatment HIV drug resistance study
Janet Gare, Ben Toto, Percy Pokeya, Linh-Vi Le, Nick Dala, Namarola Lote, Bangan John, Abel Yamba, Kevin Soli, Joshua DeVos, Heather Paulin, Nick Wagar, Du-Ping Zheng, Takeshi Nishijima, Peniel Boas, Angela Kelly-Hanku, Anup Gurung

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The association between helicobacter pylori infection and erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease; a cross-sectional study
Ramin Niknam, Kamran Bagheri Lankarani, Mohsen Moghadami, Seyed Alireza Taghavi, Leila Zahiri, Mohammad Javad Fallahi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The relationship of hair glucocorticoid levels to immunological and virological outcomes in a large cohort of combination antiretroviral therapy treated people living with HIV
Quan Zhang, Xiaoming Li, Shan Qiao, Shuaifeng Liu, Yuejiao Zhou, Zhiyong Shen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical characteristics of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacterial infection in acute cholangitis: a retrospective observational study
Shijing Tian, Kaili Li, Hong Tang, Yan Peng, Liang Xia, Xi Wang, Xiaoying Chen, Fachun Zhou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Effectiveness of the BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) and the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (Oxford-AstraZeneca) vaccines for reducing susceptibility to infection with the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) of SARS-CoV-2
Karan Pattni, Daniel Hungerford, Sarah Adams, Iain Buchan, Christopher P. Cheyne, Marta García-Fiñana, Ian Hall, David M. Hughes, Christopher E. Overton, Xingna Zhang, Kieran J. Sharkey

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Assessment of the fatality rate and transmissibility taking account of undetected cases during an unprecedented COVID-19 surge in Taiwan
Hsiang-Yu Yuan, M. Pear Hossain, Tzai-Hung Wen, Ming-Jiuh Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Time to complete hepatitis C cascade of care among patients identified during mass screening campaigns in rural Rwanda: a retrospective cohort study
Innocent Kamali, Fabienne Shumbusho, Dale A. Barnhart, Françoise Nyirahabihirwe, Jean de la Paix Gakuru, Wellars Dusingizimana, Esdras Nizeyumuremyi, Placide Habinshuti, Stephen Walker, Jean Damascene Makuza, Janvier Serumondo, Gallican Nshogoza Rwibasira, Jean d’Amour Ndahimana

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

The association between a lifestyle score, socioeconomic status, and COVID-19 outcomes within the UK Biobank cohort
Hamish M. E. Foster, Frederick K. Ho, Frances S. Mair, Bhautesh D. Jani, Naveed Sattar, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Jill P. Pell, Claire L. Niedzwiedz, Claire E. Hastie, Jana J. Anderson, Barbara I. Nicholl, Jason M. R. Gill, Carlos Celis-Morales, Catherine A. O’Donnell

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

The fine-scale associations between socioeconomic status, density, functionality, and spread of COVID-19 within a high-density city
Anshu Zhang, Wenzhong Shi, Chengzhuo Tong, Xiaosheng Zhu, Yijia Liu, Zhewei Liu, Yepeng Yao, Zhicheng Shi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Disease transmission and mass gatherings: a case study on meningococcal infection during Hajj
Laurent Coudeville, Amine Amiche, Ashrafur Rahman, Julien Arino, Biao Tang, Ombeline Jollivet, Alp Dogu, Edward Thommes, Jianhong Wu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Sensitivity and specificity of two WHO approved SARS-CoV2 antigen assays in detecting patients with SARS-CoV2 infection
Chandima Jeewandara, Dinuka Guruge, Pradeep Darshana Pushpakumara, Deshan Madhusanka, Tibutius Thanesh Jayadas, Indika Prasad Chaturanga, Inoka Sepali Aberathna, Saubhagya Danasekara, Thilagaraj Pathmanathan, Deshni Jayathilaka, Gayasha Somathilaka, Heshan Kuruppu, Laksiri Gomes, Vitjith Gunasekara, Ruwan Wijayamuni, Graham S. Ogg, Gathsaurie Neelika Malavige

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Case report

Pulmonary embolism after dexamethasone treatment for COVID-19: a case report
Hidenori Takahashi, Yoshinobu Iwasaki, Takayasu Watanabe, Naoki Ichinose, Toshimi Oda

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Investigation of frequency and typing of human papillomavirus among genital warts using a reverse dot blot hybridization approach
Majid Zare-Bidaki, Mahmoud Zardast, Ali Nadjafi-Semnani, Mohammad Nadjafi-Semnani, Davod Javanmard, Shokouh Ghafari, Nahid Ghanbarzadeh

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The impact of nucleic acid testing to detect human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis C virus, and hepatitis B virus yields from a single blood center in China with 10-years review
Danxiao Wu, Fangjun Feng, Xiaojuan Wang, Dairong Wang, Yiqin Hu, Yang Yu, Jihong Huang, Min Wang, Jie Dong, Yaling Wu, Hong Zhu, Faming Zhu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Bacteriological analysis based on disease severity and clinical characteristics in patients with deep neck space abscess
Wenxiang Gao, Yu Lin, Huijun Yue, Weixiong Chen, Tianrun Liu, Jin Ye, Qian Cai, Fei Ye, Long He, Xingqiang Xie, Guoping Xiong, Jianhui Wu, Bin Wang, Weiping Wen, Wenbin Lei

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinics register based HIV prevalence in Jimma zone, Ethiopia: applications of likelihood and Bayesian approaches
Nemso Geda Bedaso, Legesse Kassa Debusho

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

[18F]FDG-PET/CT in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a systematic review
D. T. P. Buis, E. Sieswerda, I. J. E. Kouijzer, W. Y. Huynh, G. L. Burchell, M. A. H. Berrevoets, J. M. Prins, K. C. E. Sigaloff

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Analysis of Ureaplasma urealyticum, Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections among obstetrics and gynecological outpatients in southwest China: a retrospective study
Ting Liu, Shu-yu Lai, Wei Zhou, Yan-ling Liu, Sha-sha Chen, Yong-mei Jiang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Evaluation of saliva self-collection devices for SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics
Orchid M. Allicock, Mary E. Petrone, Devyn Yolda-Carr, Mallery Breban, Hannah Walsh, Anne E. Watkins, Jessica E. Rothman, Shelli F. Farhadian, Nathan D. Grubaugh, Anne L. Wyllie

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Malaria positivity following a single oral dose of azithromycin among children in Burkina Faso: a randomized controlled trial
Jessica Brogdon, Clarisse Dah, Ali Sié, Mamadou Bountogo, Boubacar Coulibaly, Idrissa Kouanda, Mamadou Ouattara, Guillaume Compaoré, Eric Nebie, Mariam Seynou, Elodie Lebas, Fanice Nyatigo, Huiyu Hu, Benjamin F. Arnold, Thomas M. Lietman, Catherine E. Oldenburg

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt is associated with increased cerebrospinal fluid protein level in HIV-infected cryptococcal meningitis patients
Ran Tao, Lijun Xu, Yongzheng Guo, Xiaoke Xu, Jiesheng Zheng, Biao Zhu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Bacteremia detection from complete blood count and differential leukocyte count with machine learning: complementary and competitive with C-reactive protein and procalcitonin tests
Frank Lien, Huang-Shen Lin, You-Ting Wu, Tzong-Shi Chiueh

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Database

Accessing sub-national cholera epidemiological data for Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo during the seventh pandemic
Gina E. C. Charnley, Ilan Kelman, Katy A. M. Gaythorpe, Kris A. Murray

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Peripherally inserted central catheters have a protective role and the effect of fluctuation curve feature in the risk of bloodstream infection compared with central venous catheters: a propensity-adjusted analysis
Yu Lv, Xiaobo Huang, Yunping Lan, Qi Xia, Fuli Chen, Jiayu Wu, Wei Li, Hongrong Cao, Caixia Xie, Luting Li, Hukui Han, Hui Wang, Qian Xiang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

The challenge of antibiotic selection in prosthetic joint infections due to Corynebacterium striatum: a case report
Amber C. Streifel, Cara D. Varley, YoungYoon Ham, Monica K. Sikka, James S. Lewis II

Open Access 30.03.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Effect of gender, age and vaccine on reactogenicity and incapacity to work after COVID-19 vaccination: a survey among health care workers
Irit Nachtigall, Marzia Bonsignore, Sven Hohenstein, Andreas Bollmann, Rosita Günther, Cathrin Kodde, Martin Englisch, Parviz Ahmad-Nejad, Alexander Schröder, Corinna Glenz, Ralf Kuhlen, Petra Thürmann, Andreas Meier-Hellmann

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Recipient and donor PTX3 rs2305619 polymorphisms increase the susceptibility to invasive fungal disease following haploidentical stem cell transplantation: a prospective study
Chen Zhao, Xiao-Su Zhao, Lan-Ping Xu, Xiao-Hui Zhang, Xiao-Jun Huang, Yu-Qian Sun

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Incidence of symptomatic COVID-19 in close contacts of patients after discharge from hospital
Ayat Ahmadi, Amirhossein Poopak, Sina Nazemi, Negin Mohammadi, Bita Eslami, Monireh Sadat Seyyedsalehi, Leila Doshmangir, Seyyed Farshad Allameh, Kazem Zendehdel

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Incidence of acute otitis media in children in the United States before and after the introduction of 7- and 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccines during 1998–2018
Tianyan Hu, Nicolae Done, Tanaz Petigara, Salini Mohanty, Yan Song, Qing Liu, Esteban Lemus-Wirtz, James Signorovitch, Eric Sarpong, Thomas Weiss

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

High prevalence of infections in non-COVID-19 patients admitted to the Emergency Department with severe lymphopenia
Arthur Baïsse, Thomas Daix, Ana Catalina Hernandez Padilla, Robin Jeannet, Olivier Barraud, François Dalmay, Bruno François, Philippe Vignon, Thomas Lafon

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Comparison of 19 major infectious diseases during COVID-19 epidemic and previous years in Zhejiang, implications for prevention measures
Haopeng Li, Feng Ling, Shiyu Zhang, Ying Liu, Chongjian Wang, Hualiang Lin, Jimin Sun, Yinglin Wu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Evaluation of five diagnostic methods for Strongyloides stercoralis infection in Amhara National Regional State, northwest Ethiopia
Tadesse Hailu, Arancha Amor, Endalkachew Nibret, Abaineh Munshea, Melaku Anegagrie, Maria Delmans Flores-Chavez, Thuy-Huong Ta Tang, Jose M. Saugar, Agustín Benito

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

COVID-19: an opportunity of systematic integration for Chagas disease. Example of a community-based approach within the Bolivian population in Barcelona
Jordi Gómez i Prat, Hakima Ouaarab Essadek, Juliana Esperalba, Francesc Zarzuela Serrat, Isabel Claveria Guiu, Lidia Goterris, Ricardo Zules-Oña, Estefa Choque, Conxita Pastoret, Natàlia Casamitjana Ponces, Juan José de los Santos, Jordi Serrano Pons, Aurore Dehousse, Pedro Albajar-Viñas, Tomàs Pumarola, Magda Campins, Elena Sulleiro

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A comparative analysis on characteristics and mortalities of four key transmission populations on antiretroviral therapy: a retrospective cohort study in Northwest China
Shuo Feng, Zirong Zhu, Pengju Yang, Juan Jin, Huihui Tuo, Ning Wang, Ruimin Bai, Yan Sun, Liumei Song, Xiu Zhang, Shengbang Wang, Qiqi Duan, Yingjian Huang, Yan Zheng, Songhua Xu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Enigma of COVID-19: is “multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults” (MIS-A) predictable?
Istemi Serin, Nagehan Didem Sari, Murat Gunaltili, Ayse Karakilic, Begum Gulesir, Beyza Kal Kolik, Gulnihal Cevik, Hilal Sungurlu, Melike Keskin, Muhammed Baltik, Onurhan Cakmak, Tahir Alper Cinli

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Developing strategies to address barriers for tuberculosis case finding and retention in care among refugees in slums in Kampala, Uganda: a qualitative study using the COM-B model
Esther Buregyeya, Edwinah Atusingwize, Juliet N. Sekandi, Richard Mugambe, Rebecca Nuwematsiko, Lynn Atuyambe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Barriers to cutaneous leishmaniasis care faced by indigenous communities of rural areas in Colombia: a qualitative study
Martha Milena Bautista-Gomez, Juliane Doerfler, Maria del Mar Castro

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical characteristics and risk factors of Aeromonas bloodstream infections in patients with hematological diseases
Chunhui Xu, Qingsong Lin, Yuanqi Zhao, Guoqing Zhu, Erlie Jiang, Shangzhu Li, Yingchang Mi, Yizhou Zheng, Fengkui Zhang, Xiaofan Zhu, Zhijian Xiao, Mingzhe Han, Jianxiang Wang, Sizhou Feng

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

The first case report of thorn-induced Alternaria alternata infection of the hand in an immunocompetent host
Gyeongmin Kim, Seung Jin Yoo, Jeong Rae Yoo, Kyu Bum Seo

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

COVID-19 case findings and contact tracing in South German nursing homes
Linda Eichner, Christiane Schlegel, Gottfried Roller, Hannes Fischer, Rieke Gerdes, Felix Sauerbrey, Sarah Schönleber, Franziska Weinhart, Martin Eichner

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Cerebral nocardiosis in a patient treated with pembrolizumab: a first case report
Paul Petitgas, Mathieu Lesouhaitier, Sarrah Boukthir, Vincent Cattoir, Pierre Tattevin, François Bénézit

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Vertebral osteomyelitis caused by the novel pathogen Cutibacterium modestum: a case report
Hirokazu Toyoshima, Kaori Tanaka, Motoaki Tanigawa, Naoto Masuda, Chiaki Ishiguro, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Yuki Nakanishi, Shigetoshi Sakabe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

An assessment of Veterans attitudes and willingness to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine: a mixed methods study
Jessica Gardner, Gabriel Brown, Jadisha Vargas-Correa, Frances Weaver, Israel Rubinstein, Howard S. Gordon

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A case report of severe Fusobacterium nucleatum sepsis secondary to nephrectomy
Chang Liu, Qiming Jia, Lifeng Wang, Dong Yang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Disseminated cutaneous Actinomyces bovis infection in an immunocompromised host: case report and review of the literature
Flávia Cunha, David Lopes Sousa, Luís Trindade, Vítor Duque

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Age-specific rate of severe and critical SARS-CoV-2 infections estimated with multi-country seroprevalence studies
Daniel Herrera-Esposito, Gustavo de los Campos

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Distribution and identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineage in Kashgar prefecture
Ai-Min Xu, Chuan-Jiang He, Xiang Cheng, AniKiz Abuduaini, Zureguli Tuerxun, Yin-Zhong Sha, Aihemaitijiang Kaisaier, Hong-Mei Peng, Ya-Hui Zhen, Su-Jie Zhang, Jing-Ran Xu, Li Li, Xiao-Guang Zou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Incidence of lower respiratory tract infection and associated viruses in a birth cohort in the Philippines
Kanako Otani, Mayuko Saito, Michiko Okamoto, Raita Tamaki, Mariko Saito-Obata, Taro Kamigaki, Irene C. Lirio, Edelwisa Segubre-Mercado, Veronica Tallo, Socorro Lupisan, Hitoshi Oshitani

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A cohort study measuring SARS-CoV-2 seroconversion and serial viral testing in university students
Christine C. Lee, Hannah E. Segaloff, Devlin Cole, Hannah G. Rosenblum, Clint N. Morgan, Tarah Somers, Rodel Desamu-Thorpe, Monique A. Foster, Dustin Currie, Jeanne Ruff, David Payne, Thomas J. Whyte, Glen R. Abedi, John Paul Bigouette, Juliana Kahrs, Kimberly Langolf, Patrick Remington, Alana Sterkel, Patrick Kelly, Ryan P. Westergaard, Allen C. Bateman, Christopher H. Hsu, Jacqueline E. Tate, Hannah L. Kirking

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Burden of respiratory syncytial virus-associated lower respiratory infections in children in Spain from 2012 to 2018
Marco Heppe-Montero, Stefan Walter, Valentín Hernández-Barrera, Ruth Gil-Prieto, Ángel Gil-de-Miguel

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Essential elements of and challenges to rapid ART implementation: a qualitative study of three programs in the United States
Kimberly A. Koester, Lissa Moran, Noelle LeTourneau, Lyndon VanderZanden, Susa Coffey, Pierre-Cedric Crouch, Janessa Broussard, John Schneider, Katerina A. Christopoulos

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding childhood tuberculosis detection and management among healthcare providers in Cambodia: a cross-sectional study
Yom An, Alvin Kuo Jing Teo, Chan Yuda Huot, Sivanna Tieng, Kim Eam Khun, Sok Heng Pheng, Chhenglay Leng, Serongkea Deng, Ngak Song, Sotheara Nop, Daisuke Nonaka, Siyan Yi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

High heterogeneity of fecal carriage extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing E. coli isolated from iranian community and clinical settings
Shadi Aghamohammad, Vajihe Sadat Nikbin, Farzad Badmasti, Fereshteh Shahcheraghi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Demographics, clinical characteristics, and outcomes of 27,256 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Kermanshah Province, Iran: a retrospective one-year cohort study
Ezat Hesni, Babak Sayad, Fatemeh Khosravi Shadmani, Farid Najafi, Reza Khodarahmi, Zohreh Rahimi, Arezoo Bozorgomid, Nazanin Sayad

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Rickettsia conorii subsp. israelensis infection: a case report from southeast Iran
Mina Latifian, Mohammad Khalili, Mehrdad Farrokhnia, Ehsan Mostafavi, Saber Esmaeili

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Database

SARS-CoV-2 historical global testing and genomic variability
Halim Tannous, Shadi Akiki, Rasha E. Boulos, Charlene El Khoury Eid, Ghadi El Hasbani, Lea Maria Khoueiry, Lynn El Khoury, Rawan Tohme, Rim Moussa, Georges Khazen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Diagnostic performance of GeneXpert MTB/RIF in detecting MTB in smear-negative presumptive TB patients
Raksha Rimal, Dhiraj Shrestha, Susil Pyakurel, Rashmi Poudel, Prasha Shrestha, Kul Raj Rai, Gokarna Raj Ghimire, Ganesh Rai, Shiba Kumar Rai

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Diagnostic accuracy of circulating microRNAs for hepatitis C virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Yicheng Huang, Yingsha Chen, Sheng Tu, Jiajie Zhang, Yunqing Qiu, Wei Yu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions on SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks in English care homes: a modelling study
Alicia Rosello, Rosanna C. Barnard, David R. M. Smith, Stephanie Evans, Fiona Grimm, Nicholas G. Davies, Sarah R. Deeny, Gwenan M. Knight, W. John Edmunds, Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases COVID-19 Modelling Working Group

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Information seeking about COVID-19 and associated factors among chronic patients in Bahir Dar city public hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
Sisay Yitayih Kassie, Tesfahun Melese, Simegnew Handebo, Yakub Sebastian, Habtamu Setegn Ngusie

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Comparison and development of a metagenomic next-generation sequencing protocol for combined detection of DNA and RNA pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid
Hanfang Jiang, Zhihao Xing, Xiaorong Liu, Qiang Chai, Zefeng Xin, Chunqing Zhu, Ruihong Lin, Xuwen Deng, Dong Cui, HongDan Gao, Dongli Ma

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Sputum lipoarabinomannan (LAM) as a biomarker to determine sputum mycobacterial load: exploratory and model-based analyses of integrated data from four cohorts
Aksana Jones, Jay Saini, Belinda Kriel, Laura E. Via, Yin Cai, Devon Allies, Debra Hanna, David Hermann, Andre G. Loxton, Gerhard Walzl, Andreas H. Diacon, Klaus Romero, Ryo Higashiyama, Yongge Liu, Alexander Berg

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Whole blood GBP5 protein levels in patients with and without active tuberculosis
Xiangyang Yao, Wei Liu, Xiaofei Li, Chenxi Deng, Tingdong Li, Zhouyue Zhong, Shuping Chen, Zhitan Ge, Xuejie Zhang, Shiyin Zhang, Yingbin Wang, Yongliang Liu, Chao Zheng, Shengxiang Ge, Ningshao Xia

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Evaluation of the SMARTCHEK Genesystem RT-qPCR assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in clinical samples
Diana Flores-León, Willi Quino, Alejandra E. Cúneo, Junior Caro-Castro, Evans Cucho-Meza, Ronnie G. Gavilan

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Analysis of national surveillance of respiratory pathogens for community-acquired pneumonia in children and adolescents
Eui Jeong Roh, Mi-Hee Lee, Ji Young Lee, Hyo-Bin Kim, Young Min Ahn, Ja Kyoung Kim, Hyoung Young Kim, Sung-Su Jung, Minji Kim, Eun Kyeong Kang, Eun-Ae Yang, Soo Jin Lee, Yang Park, Ju-Hee Seo, Eun Lee, Eun Seok Yang, Kang Seo Park, Meeyong Shin, Hai Lee Chung, Yoon Young Jang, Bong Seok Choi, Jin-A. Jung, Seung Taek Yu, Myongsoon Sung, Jin Tack Kim, Bong-Seong Kim, Yoon Ha Hwang, In-Suk Sol, Hyeon-Jong Yang, Man Yong Han, Hae Young Yew, Hyoung Min Cho, Hye-young Kim, Yeon-Hwa Ahn, Eun Sil Lee, Dong Hyeok Kim, Kyujam Hwang, Sang Oun Jung, Jung Yeon Shim, Eun Hee Chung

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

The effectiveness of governmental nonpharmaceutical interventions against COVID-19 at controlling seasonal influenza transmission: an ecological study
Zekai Qiu, Zicheng Cao, Min Zou, Kang Tang, Chi Zhang, Jing Tang, Jinfeng Zeng, Yaqi Wang, Qianru Sun, Daoze Wang, Xiangjun Du

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Profile and dynamics of infectious diseases: a population-based observational study using multi-source big data
Lin Zhao, Hai-Tao Wang, Run-Ze Ye, Zhen-Wei Li, Wen-Jing Wang, Jia-Te Wei, Wan-Yu Du, Chao-Nan Yin, Shan-Shan Wang, Jin-Yue Liu, Xiao-Kang Ji, Yong-Chao Wang, Xiao-Ming Cui, Xue-Yuan Liu, Chun-Yu Li, Chang Qi, Li-Li Liu, Xiu-Jun Li, Fu-Zhong Xue, Wu-Chun Cao

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Regional opening strategies with commuter testing and containment of new SARS-CoV-2 variants in Germany
Martin J. Kühn, Daniel Abele, Sebastian Binder, Kathrin Rack, Margrit Klitz, Jan Kleinert, Jonas Gilg, Luca Spataro, Wadim Koslow, Martin Siggel, Michael Meyer-Hermann, Achim Basermann

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Hot-spots of HIV infection in Cameroon: a spatial analysis based on Demographic and Health Surveys data
Arsène Brunelle Sandie, Jules Brice Tchatchueng Mbougua, Anne Esther Njom Nlend, Sokhna Thiam, Betrand Fesuh Nono, Ndèye Awa Fall, Diarra Bousso Senghor, El Hadji Malick Sylla, Cheikh Mbacké Faye

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Aureobasidium melanigenum catheter-related bloodstream infection: a case report
Shinya Yamamoto, Mahoko Ikeda, Yuki Ohama, Tomohiro Sunouchi, Yasutaka Hoshino, Hiroshi Ito, Marie Yamashita, Yoshiaki Kanno, Koh Okamoto, Satoshi Yamagoe, Yoshitsugu Miyazaki, Shu Okugawa, Jun Fujishiro, Kyoji Moriya

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Case report: post-salmonellosis abscess positive for Salmonella Oranienburg
Brenda M. Castlemain, Brian D. Castlemain

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

The epidemiology of bloodstream infection contributing to mortality: the difference between community-acquired, healthcare-associated, and hospital-acquired infections
Seok Jun Mun, Si-Ho Kim, Hyoung-Tae Kim, Chisook Moon, Yu Mi Wi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Clinical characteristics, antimicrobial resistance, and risk factors for mortality in paediatric invasive pneumococcal disease in Beijing, 2012–2017
Man Jiang, Xi Wang, Liang Zhu, Yong-hong Yang, Kai-hu Yao, Fang Dong, Wei Shi, Qing Wang, Wen-qi Song, Gang Liu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Association between sputum conversion and in-hospital mortality in elderly patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: a retrospective study
Yuta Nakamura, Mari Yamasue, Kosaku Komiya, Shuichi Takikawa, Kazufumi Hiramatsu, Jun-ichi Kadota

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prevalence of vaginal HPV infection among adolescent and early adult girls in Jos, North-Central Nigeria
Nanma T. Cosmas, Lohya Nimzing, Daniel Egah, Ayo Famooto, Sally N. Adebamowo, Clement A. Adebamowo

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Tuberculosis treatment intermittency in the continuation phase and mortality in HIV-positive persons receiving antiretroviral therapy
Brenda Crabtree-Ramirez, Cathy A. Jenkins, Bryan E. Shepherd, Karu Jayathilake, Valdilea G. Veloso, Gabriela Carriquiry, Eduardo Gotuzzo, Claudia P. Cortes, Dennis Padgett, Catherine McGowan, Juan Sierra-Madero, Serena Koenig, Jean W. Pape, Timothy R. Sterling, the CCASAnet Region of IeDEA

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Immunoglobulin G passive transfer from mothers to infants: total IgG, IgG subclasses and specific antipneumococcal IgG in 6-week Malawian infants exposed or unexposed to HIV
Silvia Baroncelli, Clementina M. Galluzzo, Stefano Orlando, Robert Mphwere, Thom Kavalo, Richard Luhanga, Roberta Amici, Marco Floridia, Mauro Andreotti, Fausto Ciccacci, Maria Cristina Marazzi, Marina Giuliano

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Interleukin-6 and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor as predictors of the prognosis of influenza-associated pneumonia
Jiaying Zhang, Jingxia Wang, Yiwen Gong, Yudan Gu, Qiangqiang Xiang, Ling-Ling Tang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Infectious diseases prevention and control using an integrated health big data system in China
Xudong Zhou, Edmund Wei Jian Lee, Xiaomin Wang, Leesa Lin, Ziming Xuan, Dan Wu, Hongbo Lin, Peng Shen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prehospital norepinephrine administration reduces 30-day mortality among septic shock patients
Romain Jouffroy, Adèle Hajjar, Basile Gilbert, Jean Pierre Tourtier, Emmanuel Bloch-Laine, Patrick Ecollan, Josiane Boularan, Vincent Bounes, Benoit Vivien, Papa-Ngalgou Gueye

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Incidence and factors associated with active tuberculosis among people living with HIV after long-term antiretroviral therapy in Thailand: a competing risk model
Sivaporn Gatechompol, Jiratchaya Sophonphan, Sasiwimol Ubolyam, Anchalee Avihingsanon, Frank van Leth, Frank Cobelens, Stephen J. Kerr

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

New diagnosis of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in 8 Latin-American countries during 2018
Alicia Hernanz-Lobo, Beatriz Ruiz Saez, Itziar Carrasco García, Greta Mino-Leon, Julio Juárez, Noris Pavía Ruz, Dora Estripeaut, María de los Ángeles Pérez, Karen Erazo, Luis Guillermo Castaneda Villatoro, Oscar Porras, Luis Manuel Prieto Tato, María Luisa Navarro Gómez, on behalf of the CYTED PLANTAIDS group

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The effect of a full-time infection control nursing service in the prevention of multidrug-resistant organism in the orthopedic ward
Yun Yang, Ting-ting Tang, Ji Lin, Chun-lan Gan, Wen-zhi Huang, Yue Fang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Evaluating the clinical impact of routine whole genome sequencing in tuberculosis treatment decisions and the issue of isoniazid mono-resistance
Mirae Park, Ajit Lalvani, Giovanni Satta, Onn Min Kon

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical manifestations and outcome of viral acute lower respiratory infection in hospitalised children in Myanmar
Kazuhiro Kamata, Khin Nyo Thein, Lasham Di Ja, Nay Chi Win, Su Mon Kyaw Win, Yuko Suzuki, Ai Ito, Hidekazu Osada, Irina Chon, Wint Wint Phyu, Yuta Aizawa, Tatsuki Ikuse, Tomomi Ota, Yadanar Kyaw, Htay Htay Tin, Yugo Shobugawa, Hisami Watanabe, Reiko Saito, Akihiko Saitoh

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Impact of HCV viremia on HBV biomarkers in patients coinfected with HBV and HCV
Chih-Wei Tseng, Wen-Chun Liu, Chi-Yi Chen, Ting-Tsung Chang, Kuo-Chih Tseng

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Systemic antifungal strategies in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell recipients hospitalized in french hematology units: a post-hoc analysis of the cross-sectional observational AFHEM study
Mauricette Michallet, Jean el Cheikh, Raoul Herbrecht, Ibrahim Yakoub-Agha, Denis Caillot, Jean-Pierre Gangneux

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Surgical treatment of a patient with live intracranial sparganosis for 17 years
Jialing Hu, Kaili Liao, Xiaojin Feng, Danling Jiang, Hailin Liu, Qingcui Zheng, Hai Qiu, Fuzhou Hua, Guohai Xu, Chunhua Xu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Relapsing cellulitis associated with Campylobacter coli bacteremia in a Good’s syndrome patient: a case report
Lei Jiang, Jia Gao, Pu Wang, Yuliang Liu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Routine use of 16S rRNA PCR and subsequent sequencing from blood samples in septic shock: about two case reports of Capnocytophaga canimorsus infection in immunocompetent patients
Alexandre Martins-Baltar, Sylvain Meyer, Olivier Barraud, Fabien Garnier, Marie-Cécile Ploy, Philippe Vignon, Bruno François

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Minnesota refugees diagnosed with tuberculosis disease, January 1993–August 2019
Kailey Urban, Blain Mamo, Dzung Thai, Alicia Earnest, Emily Jentes

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The value of cystatin C in evaluating the severity and prognosis of patients with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome
Jiao Xie, Shenghua Jie

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Gender differences in measles incidence rates in a multi-year, pooled analysis, based on national data from seven high income countries
Manfred S. Green, Naama Schwartz, Victoria Peer

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Barriers and facilitators for isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) administration in children under 5 years of age in the Dominican Republic
Grey Idalia Benoit Vásquez, Ana Lucia Morrobel, Dione Benjumea-Bedoya, Helena del Corral-Londoño

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Nontuberculous mycobacterial skin and soft tissue infection in Hawaiʻi
Darcy S. Tokunaga, Andrea M. Siu, Sian Yik Lim

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Case report

Specific T-cell responses for guiding treatment with convalescent plasma in severe COVID-19 and humoral immunodeficiency: a case report
Katarina Nyström, Maria Hjorth, Ramona Fust, Åsa Nilsdotter-Augustinsson, Marie Larsson, Katarina Niward, Sofia Nyström

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Prevalence and associated risk factors of soil-transmitted helminth infections in Kandahar, Afghanistan
Bilal Ahmad Rahimi, Bashir Ahmad Mahboobi, Mohammad Hashim Wafa, Mohammad Sediq Sahrai, Muhammad Haroon Stanikzai, Walter R. Taylor

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Molecular characterisation of second-line drug resistance among drug resistant tuberculosis patients tested in Uganda: a two and a half-year’s review
Dennis Mujuni, Dianah Linda Kasemire, Ivan Ibanda, Joel Kabugo, Andrew Nsawotebba, Jody E. Phelan, Robert Kaos Majwala, Didas Tugumisirize, Abdunoor Nyombi, Beatrice Orena, Irene Turyahabwe, Henry Byabajungu, Diana Nadunga, Kenneth Musisi, Moses Lutakoome Joloba, Willy Ssengooba

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A rare case of extraintestinal amebiasis
Bao Fu, Jinjing Wang, Xiaoyun Fu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Rhabdomyolysis induced by rosuvastatin combined with entecavir: a case report
Wen Wang, Xu Lu, Chengbo Li, Wei Teng, Wei Cui

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Discriminant models for the prediction of postponed viral shedding time and disease progression in COVID-19
Wen-Yang Li, Daqing Wang, Yuhao Guo, Hong Huang, Hongwen Zhao, Jian Kang, Wei Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A case report of native vertebral osteomyelitis caused by Cutibacterium modestum
Taiji Koyama, Goh Ohji, Masako Nishida, Sho Nishimura, Iku Shirasugi, Kenichiro Ohnuma, Mari Kusuki, Kentaro Iwata

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A case report of drug-induced liver injury after tigecycline administration: histopathological evidence and a probable causality grading as assessed by the updated RUCAM diagnostic scale
Xiaoping Shi, Donghui Lao, Qing Xu, Xiaoyu Li, Qianzhou Lv

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Spinal canal infection caused by Streptococcus suis in human: a case report
Lejia Xu, Xiaoyun Wang, Ziying Lei, Jianyun Zhu, Yihua Pang, Jing Liu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Correction

Correction to: Knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding childhood tuberculosis detection and management among healthcare providers in Cambodia: a cross-sectional study
Yom An, Alvin Kuo Jing Teo, Chan Yuda Huot, Sivanna Tieng, Kim Eam Khun, Sok Heng Pheng, Chhenglay Leng, Serongkea Deng, Ngak Song, Sotheara Nop, Daisuke Nonaka, Siyan Yi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Correction

Correction to: Cerebral nocardiosis in a patient treated with pembrolizumab: a first case report
Paul Petitgas, Mathieu Lesouhaitier, Sarrah Boukthir, Vincent Cattoir, Pierre Tattevin, François Bénézit

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical impact of a metagenomic microbial plasma cell-free DNA next-generation sequencing assay on treatment decisions: a single-center retrospective study
Akira A. Shishido, Myint Noe, Kapil Saharia, Paul Luethy

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Diagnosis of Coxiella burnetii infection via metagenomic next-generation sequencing: a case report
Jingjia Zhang, Yan Hao, Zhi Wang, Qiwen Yang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A rare case of residual root myiasis caused by Clogmia albipunctata larvae (Diptera: Psychodidae)
Juan Chen, Jinrui Liu, Yun Liu, Yingjie Liu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Development and evaluation of a novel fast broad-range PCR and sequencing assay (FBR-PCR/S) using dual priming oligonucleotides targeting the ITS/LSU gene regions for rapid diagnosis of invasive fungal diseases: multi-year experience in a large Canadian healthcare zone
B. Chow, M. Groeschel, J. Carson, T. Griener, D. L. Church

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Determinants of measles vaccination dropout among 12 − 23 months aged children in pastoralist community of Afar, Ethiopia
Chekole Hailu, Girmatsion Fisseha, Aregawi Gebreyesus

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Nasal cartilage destruction associated to cutaneous histoplasmosis in AIDS
Luis Escalante, Jennyfer Granizo-Rubio, Victor Pinos-León, Sonia Tello, Astrid Maldonado, Iván Cherrez-Ojeda

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The role of procalcitonin in predicting risk of mechanical ventilation and mortality among moderate to severe COVID-19 patients
Cher Wei Twe, Delton Kah Yeang Khoo, Kian Boon Law, Nur Sabreena binti Ahmad Nordin, Subashini Sathasivan, Kah Chuan Lim, Sharifah Khairul Atikah, Syarifah Nurul Ain bt Syed Badaruddin, Suresh Kumar Chidambaram

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Low CD4/CD8 ratio is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in late and non-late presenters: results from a multicentre cohort study, 2004–2018
Lourdes Domínguez-Domínguez, Marta Rava, Otilia Bisbal, Luis Lopez-Cortés, Joaquín Portilla, Daniel Podzamczer, Julián Olalla, Daniel Fuster, Rafael Rubio, Inmaculada Jarrín, José Antonio Iribarren, Santiago Moreno, Cohort of the Spanish HIV/AIDS Research Network (CoRIS)

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Study protocol

Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial comparing two linkage models for HIV prevention and treatment in justice-involved persons
Sandra A. Springer, Ank E. Nijhawan, Kevin Knight, Irene Kuo, Angela Di Paola, Esther Schlossberg, Cynthia A. Frank, Mark Sanchez, Jennifer Pankow, Randi P. Proffitt, Wayne Lehman, Zoe Pulitzer, Kelly Thompson, Sandra Violette, Kathleen K. Harding, ACTION Cooperative Group

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Study protocol

Cascade Immune Mechanisms of Protection against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (IMPAc-TB): study protocol for the Household Contact Study in the Western Cape, South Africa
Andriёtte M. Hiemstra, Candice E. MacDonald, Ilana C. van Rensburg, Kim Stanley, Elizna Maasdorp, Shirley Mc Anda, Susanne Tönsing, Jane Alexandra Shaw, Gerard Tromp, Gian D. van der Spuy, Kevin B. Urdahl, David M. Lewinsohn, Helena Kuivaniemi, Nelita Du Plessis, Stephanus T. Malherbe, Gerhard Walzl

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Children with SARS-CoV-2 infection during the novel coronaviral disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Iran: an alarming concern for severity and mortality of the disease
Setareh Mamishi, Babak Pourakbari, Mehrzad Mehdizadeh, Amene Navaeian, Hamid Eshaghi, Bahareh Yaghmaei, Reihaneh Hosseinpour Sadeghi, Shiva Poormohammadi, Yasmine Mahmoudieh, Shima Mahmoudi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Awareness of HIV functional cure and willingness in participating in related clinical trials: comparison between antiretroviral naïve and experienced men who have sex with men living with HIV
Tsz Ho Kwan, Chin Pok Chan, Ngai Sze Wong, Shui Shan Lee

Open Access 18.04.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Association between the fatty liver index and the risk of severe complications in COVID-19 patients: a nationwide retrospective cohort study
Yoonkyung Chang, Jimin Jeon, Tae-Jin Song, Jinkwon Kim

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Microbial spectrum and drug resistance profile in solid malignancies in a large tertiary hospital from Palestine
Rama Rabayah, Ranyah B. Alsayed, Adham Abu Taha, Husam Salameh, Riad Amer, Ali Sabateen, Banan M. Aiesh, Sa’ed H. Zyoud

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Invasive Aspergillus outbreak in inhalation injury: a case presentation and literature review
Shengli Liu, Zonghang Li, Jiansheng Zheng, Ning He

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Enhanced serodiagnosis of melioidosis by indirect ELISA using the chimeric protein rGroEL-FLAG300 as an antigen
Sumet Wajanarogana, Water R. J. Taylor, Kanyanan Kritsiriwuthinan

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Predicting the risk of active pulmonary tuberculosis in people living with HIV: development and validation of a nomogram
Jinou Chen, Ling Li, Tao Chen, Xing Yang, Haohao Ru, Xia Li, Xinping Yang, Qi Xie, Lin Xu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Increased rate of enteric bacteria as cause of periprosthetic joint infections in patients with liver cirrhosis
Uta S. Koepf, Sebastian Scheidt, Gunnar T. R. Hischebeth, Christian P. Strassburg, Dieter C. Wirtz, Thomas M. Randau, Philipp Lutz

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The role and diagnostic accuracy of serology for COVID-19
Debasree Kundu, Priyanka Gautam, Divya Dayanand, Karthik Gunasekaran, Abi Manesh, Merylin Sebastian, Kundavaram P. P. Abhilash, Anand Zachariah, Tina George, Sowmya Sathyendra, Samuel G. Hansdak, O. C. Abraham, Ramya Iyadurai, Balamugesh Thangakunam, Richa Gupta, Rajiv Karthik, Mahesh Moorthy, George M. Varghese

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Low serum free triiodothyronineis level predicts worse outcome of patients with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome
Li Wang, Youde Liu, Haifeng Yu, Kun Ding, Zhiqiang Zou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Risk factors on healthcare-associated infections among tuberculosis hospitalized patients in China from 2001 to 2020: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Xinliang Liu, Nili Ren, Zheng Feei Ma, Meiling Zhong, Hao Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Cutaneous infection due to Bacillus cereus: a case report
Mohammad Esmkhani, Saeed Shams

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Correction

Correction to: Barriers and facilitators to infection prevention and control in Dutch psychiatric institutions: a theory-informed qualitative study
Famke Houben, Mitch van Hensbergen, Casper D. J. den Heijer, Nicole H. T. M. Dukers-Muijrers, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Distribution and drug sensitivity of pathogenic bacteria in diabetic foot ulcer patients with necrotizing fasciitis at a diabetic foot center in China
Xuemei Li, Zhipeng Du, Ziwei Tang, Qin Wen, Qingfeng Cheng, Yunhua Cui

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Ten years countdown to hepatitis C elimination in Belgium: a mathematical modeling approach
Dana Busschots, Erwin Ho, Sarah Blach, Frederik Nevens, Homie Razavi, Brieuc Van Damme, Thomas Vanwolleghem, Geert Robaeys

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Hospital admissions due to infectious and parasitic diseases in England and Wales between 1999 and 2019: an ecological study
Kanar Sweiss, Abdallah Y. Naser, Mohammed Samannodi, Hassan Alwafi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Improving access to pre-exposure prophylaxis for adolescent girls and young women: recommendations from healthcare providers in eastern Zimbabwe
Morten Skovdal, Phyllis Magoge-Mandizvidza, Freedom Dzamatira, Rufurwokuda Maswera, Constance Nyamukapa, Ranjeeta Thomas, Owen Mugurungi, Simon Gregson

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Everybody nose: molecular and clinical characteristics of nasal colonization during active methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection
Erika Reategui Schwarz, Adriana van de Guchte, Amy C. Dupper, Ana Berbel Caban, Devika Nadkarni, Lindsey Fox, Alexandra Mills, Ajay Obla, Kieran I. Chacko, Irina Oussenko, Flora Samaroo, Jose Polanco, Richard Silvera, Melissa L. Smith, Gopi Patel, Melissa Gitman, Bremy Alburquerque, Marilyn Chung, Mitchell J. Sullivan, Harm van Bakel, Deena R. Altman

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Association between Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotype and diabetes mellitus/hypertension: a molecular study
Shengqiong Guo, Shiguang Lei, Prasit Palittapongarnpim, Edward McNeil, Angkana Chaiprasert, Jinlan Li, Huijuan Chen, Weizheng Ou, Komwit Surachat, Wan Qin, Siyu Zhang, Rujuan Luo, Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong

Open Access 26.04.2022 | COVID-19 | Database

COVID-19 GPH: tracking the contribution of genomics and precision health to the COVID-19 pandemic response
Wei Yu, Emily Drzymalla, Marta Gwinn, Muin J. Khoury

Open Access 26.04.2022 | COVID-19 | Study protocol

SARS-CoV-2-specific immune responses in elderly and immunosuppressed participants and patients with hematologic disease or checkpoint inhibition in solid tumors: study protocol of the prospective, observational CoCo immune study
Alexandra Dopfer-Jablonka, Sandra Steffens, Frank Müller, Marie Mikuteit, Jacqueline Niewolik, Anne Cossmann, Metodi V. Stankov, Georg M. N. Behrens, Eva Hummers, Gloria Heesen, Dominik Schröder, Sascha Roder, Frank Klawonn, Kai Vahldiek, Justin Hasenkamp, Jonathan Kallusky, Christine S. Falk, Tobias R. Overbeck, Stephanie Heinemann

Open Access 26.04.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Identification of SARS-CoV-2 variants using viral sequencing for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention genomic surveillance program
Chirayu Goswami, Michael Sheldon, Christian Bixby, Mehdi Keddache, Alexander Bogdanowicz, Yihe Wang, Jonathan Schultz, Jessica McDevitt, James LaPorta, Elaine Kwon, Steven Buyske, Dana Garbolino, Glenys Biloholowski, Alex Pastuszak, Mary Storella, Amit Bhalla, Florence Charlier-Rodriguez, Russ Hager, Robin Grimwood, Shareef A. Nahas

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Paraplegia secondary to disseminated mucormycosis: case report and literature review
Xiangjun Shi, Lei Qi, Boran Du, Xingchen Yao, Xinru Du

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Risk factors for healthcare-associated infection among children in a low-and middle-income country
Indah K. Murni, Trevor Duke, Sharon Kinney, Andrew J. Daley, Muhammad Taufik Wirawan, Yati Soenarto

Open Access 27.04.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Exploration of attitudes regarding uptake of COVID-19 vaccines among vaccine hesitant adults in the UK: a qualitative analysis
Sarah Denford, Fiona Mowbray, Lauren Towler, Helena Wehling, Gemma Lasseter, Richard Amlôt, Isabel Oliver, Lucy Yardley, Matthew Hickman

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prototypes virus of hand, foot and mouth disease infections and severe cases in Gansu, China: a spatial and temporal analysis
Haixia Liu, Yuzhou Zhang, Hong Zhang, Yunhe Zheng, Faxiang Gou, Xiaoting Yang, Yao Cheng, Hannah McClymont, Hui Li, Xinfeng Liu, Wenbiao Hu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Progression of severity in coronavirus disease 2019 patients before treatment and a self-assessment scale to predict disease severity
Ye Yao, Jie Tian, Xia Meng, Haidong Kan, Lian Zhou, Weibing Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Correction

Correction to: Prevalence and associated risk factors of soil-transmitted helminth infections in Kandahar, Afghanistan
Bilal Ahmad Rahimi, Bashir Ahmad Mahboobi, Mohammad Hashim Wafa, Mohammad Sediq Sahrai, Muhammad Haroon Stanikzai, Walter R. Taylor

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Respiratory virus detection in the upper respiratory tract of asymptomatic, community-dwelling older people
Ikkoh Yasuda, Motoi Suzuki, Haruka Maeda, Mayumi Terada, Eiichiro Sando, Chris Fook Sheng Ng, Hirono Otomaru, Lay-Myint Yoshida, Konosuke Morimoto

Open Access 29.04.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Incidence and predictors of organ failure among COVID-19 hospitalized adult patients in Eastern Ethiopia. Hospital-based retrospective cohort study
Abdi Birhanu, Galana Mamo Ayana, Bedasa Taye Merga, Addisu Alemu, Belay Negash, Ahmed Seid, Yadeta Dessie

Open Access 30.04.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Predictors of critical care, mechanical ventilation, and mortality among hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in an electronic health record database
Andrea K. Chomistek, Caihua Liang, Michael C. Doherty, C. Robin Clifford, Rachel P. Ogilvie, Robert V. Gately, Jennifer N. Song, Cheryl Enger, Nancy D. Lin, Florence T. Wang, John D. Seeger

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Circulating vaccine derived polio virus type 1 outbreak, Saadah governorate, Yemen, 2020
Mutahar Ahmed Al-Qassimi, Mohammed Al Amad, Labiba Anam, Khaled Almoayed, Ahmed Al-Dar, Faten Ezzadeen

Open Access 30.04.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Robustness analysis for quantitative assessment of vaccination effects and SARS-CoV-2 lineages in Italy
Chiara Antonini, Sara Calandrini, Fortunato Bianconi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Diagnostic value of metagenomic next-generation sequencing of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid for the diagnosis of suspected pneumonia in immunocompromised patients
Pengcheng Lin, Yi Chen, Shanshan Su, Wengang Nan, Lingping Zhou, Ying Zhou, Yuping Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Extremely high levels of central nervous system involvement in miliary tuberculosis
Guirong Wang, Ruixia Liang, Qing Sun, Xinlei Liao, Chenqian Wang, Hairong Huang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Sustained circulation of yellow fever virus in Cameroon: an analysis of laboratory surveillance data, 2010–2020
Fredy Brice Simo Nemg, Ngu Njei Abanda, Martial Gide Yonga, Diane Ouapi, Ivis Ewang Samme, Marlise Dontsop Djoumetio, Marie Claire Endegue-Zanga, Maurice Demanou, Richard Njouom

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Effects of aerobic exercise on quality of life of people with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder on antiretroviral therapy: a randomised controlled trial
Martins Nweke, Nombeko Mshunqane, Nalini Govender, Aderonke O. Akinpelu, Adesola Ogunniyi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Impact of antimicrobial stewardship programs on antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance in four Colombian healthcare institutions
Christian Pallares, Cristhian Hernández-Gómez, Tobías Manuel Appel, Kevin Escandón, Sergio Reyes, Soraya Salcedo, Lorena Matta, Ernesto Martínez, Sara Cobo, Laura Mora, Adriana Marín, Adriana Correa, Elsa De La Cadena, Jesús Rodríguez-Baño, María Virginia Villegas

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Zero-dose children in Turkey: regional comparison of pooled data for the period 1990 to 2018
Mehmet Ali Eryurt, Siddika Songül Yalçin

Open Access 04.05.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Determinants of associated events following AZD1222 (Covishield) vaccination in a high-risk population in Nepal
Kapil Madi Poudel, Neha Shah, Manab Prakash, Santosh Kumar Deo, Sunita Bhandari, Tika Ram Poudel

Open Access 04.05.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Comparison of the clinical presentation across two waves of COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study
Henriette Nørmølle Buttenschøn, Vibeke Lynggaard, Susanne Gundersborg Sandbøl, Eva Natalia Glassou, Annette Haagerup

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Accuracy of a score predicting the presence of an atypical pathogen in hospitalized patients with moderately severe community-acquired pneumonia
Aline Chauffard, Pierre-Olivier Bridevaux, Sebastian Carballo, Virginie Prendki, Jean-Luc Reny, Jérôme Stirnemann, Nicolas Garin

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Correction

Correction to: Clinical characteristics in blood stream infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae, Klebsiella variicola, and Klebsiella quasipneumoniae: a comparative study, Japan, 2014–2017
Kazuo Imai, Noriomi Ishibashi, Masahiro Kodana, Norihito Tarumoto, Jun Sakai, Toru Kawamura, Shinichi Takeuchi, Yoshitada Taji, Yasuhiro Ebihara, Kenji Ikebuchi, Takashi Murakami, Takuya Maeda, Kotaro Mitsutake, Shigefumi Maesaki

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Impact of low-level viremia with drug resistance on CD4 cell counts among people living with HIV on antiretroviral treatment in China
Pengtao Liu, Yinghui You, Lingjie Liao, Yi Feng, Yiming Shao, Hui Xing, Guanghua Lan, Jianjun Li, Yuhua Ruan, Dan Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Measles immunity in medical center staff after changes in national and local hospital vaccination policies
Meng-Yu Lin, Hsin-Hui Shao, Meng-Ting Tsou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Indirect comparison of 48-week efficacy and safety of long-acting cabotegravir and rilpivirine maintenance every 8 weeks with daily oral standard of care antiretroviral therapy in participants with virologically suppressed HIV-1-infection
Vasiliki Chounta, Sonya J. Snedecor, Sterling Wu, Nicolas Van de Velde

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Technical advance

CRISPR-Cas12a combination to alleviate the false-positive in loop-mediated isothermal amplification-based diagnosis of Neisseria meningitidis
Ngo Tat Trung, Le Huu Phuc Son, Trinh Xuan Hien, Dao Thanh Quyen, Mai Hong Bang, Le Huu Song

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Early diagnosis and treatment of acute brucellosis knee arthritis complicated by acute osteomyelitis: two cases report
Jie Wang, Qiang Zhang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Signature of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in nails and hair
Haruki Komatsu, Ayano Inui, Enkhtaivan Odmaa, Yoshinori Ito, Hiroki Hoshino, Shuichiro Umetsu, Tomoyuki Tsunoda, Tomoo Fujisawa

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Temperate climate malaria in nineteenth century Denmark
Mathias Mølbak Ingholt, Tzu Tung Chen, Franziska Hildebrandt, Rasmus Kristoffer Pedersen, Lone Simonsen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

The convoluted process of diagnosing pulmonary mycosis caused by Exophiala dermatitidis: a case report
Zhengtu Li, Jianli Tang, Jinping Zhu, Mingzhou Xie, Shaoqing Huang, Shaoqiang Li, Yangqing Zhan, Weiqi Zeng, Teng Xu, Feng Ye

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical management and outcomes of acute febrile illness in children attending a tertiary hospital in southern Ethiopia
Techalew Shimelis, Susana Vaz Nery, Birkneh Tilahun Tadesse, Adam W. Bartlett, Fitsum W/Gebriel Belay, Gill Schierhout, Sabine Dittrich, John A. Crump, John M. Kaldor

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges of treating opportunistic fungal cellulitis: a case series
Jed Paul, Mary M. Czech, Ramya Balijepally, Janice Wes Brown

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Calcitriol supplementation accelerates the recovery of patients with tuberculosis who have vitamin D deficiency: a randomized, single-blind, controlled clinical trial
Youli Wen, Lian Li, Zhiping Deng

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Evolution and spread of a highly drug resistant strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea
Arnold Bainomugisa, Evelyn Lavu, Sushil Pandey, Suman Majumdar, Jennifer Banamu, Chris Coulter, Ben Marais, Lachlan Coin, Stephen M. Graham, Philipp du Cros

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Antimicrobial resistance among GLASS pathogens in Morocco: an epidemiological scoping review
Chakib Nejjari, Youness El Achhab, Amina Benaouda, Chakib Abdelfattah

Open Access 08.05.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

SARS-CoV-2 vaccine effectiveness against infection, symptomatic and severe COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Paddy Ssentongo, Anna E. Ssentongo, Navya Voleti, Destin Groff, Ashley Sun, Djibril M. Ba, Jonathan Nunez, Leslie J. Parent, Vernon M. Chinchilli, Catharine I. Paules

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

High burden of untreated syphilis, drug resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and other sexually transmitted infections in men with urethral discharge syndrome in Kampala, Uganda
Matthew M. Hamill, Annet Onzia, Tza-Huei Wang, Agnes N. Kiragga, Yu-Hsiang Hsieh, Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi, Ethan Gough, Peter Kyambadde, Johan H. Melendez, Yukari C. Manabe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Comparison of the cardiovascular system, clinical condition, and laboratory results in COVID-19 patients with and without vitamin D insufficiency
Erfan Kazemi, Ali Mansursamaei, Marzieh Rohani-Rasaf, Hossein Sheibani

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Validating a clinical prediction score for Legionella-related community acquired pneumonia
Rosalie R. A. L. Beekman, Ruud R. Duijkers, Dominic D. Snijders, Menno M. van der Eerden, Martijn M. Kross, Wim W. G. Boersma

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

At-home sample collection is an effective strategy for diagnosis and management of symptomatic and asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 carriers
Devon P. Humphreys, Kathleen M. Gavin, Kaylan M. Olds, Marc P. Bonaca, Timothy A. Bauer

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

COVID-19-associated leukoencephalopathy in the absence of severe hypoxia with subsequent improvement: a case report
Hiroki Kojima, Naoya Sakamoto, Atsushi Kosaka, Masayoshi Kobayashi, Mitsuo Amemiya, Takuya Washino, Yusuke Kuwahara, Takuto Ishida, Mayu Hikone, Satoshi Miike, Tatsunori Oyabu, Sentaro Iwabuchi, Fukumi Nakamura-Uchiyama

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Skin infection by Mycobacterium farcinogenes–senegalense group in an immunocompetent patient: a case report
An-Yu Cheng, Chih-Hung Lee

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Serum superoxide dismutase level is a potential biomarker of disease prognosis in patients with hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome caused by the Hantaan virus
Zhen Tian, Naijuan Yao, Yuchao Wu, Fei Wang, Yingren Zhao

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Protease and gag diversity and drug resistance mutations among treatment-naive Mexican people living with HIV
Samantha Climaco-Arvizu, Víctor Flores-López, Carolina González-Torres, Francisco Javier Gaytán-Cervantes, María Concepción Hernández-García, Paola Berenice Zárate-Segura, Monserrat Chávez-Torres, Emiliano Tesoro-Cruz, Sandra María Pinto-Cardoso, Vilma Carolina Bekker-Méndez

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

mRNA expression of toll-like receptors 3, 7, 8, and 9 in the nasopharyngeal epithelial cells of coronavirus disease 2019 patients
Zahra Bagheri-Hosseinabadi, Ebrahim Rezazadeh Zarandi, Mohammad Mirabzadeh, Ali Amiri, Mitra Abbasifard

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

HIV virological non-suppression is highly prevalent among 18- to 24-year-old youths on antiretroviral therapy at the Kenyan coast
Moses K. Nyongesa, Mwaganyuma H. Mwatasa, Vincent A. Kagonya, Gabriel Mwambingu, Caroline Ngetsa, Charles R. J. C. Newton, Amina Abubakar

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Transmission risk of COVID-19 in high school and college water polo
Raymond J. Kreienkamp, Christopher J. Kreienkamp, Cindy Terrill, Mark E. Halstead, Jason G. Newland

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Monocyte count and soluble markers of monocyte activation in people living with HIV and uninfected controls
Andreas D. Knudsen, Randa Bouazzi, Shoaib Afzal, Marco Gelpi, Thomas Benfield, Julie Høgh, Magda Teresa Thomsen, Marius Trøseid, Børge G. Nordestgaard, Susanne D. Nielsen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Different evolutionary dynamics of hepatitis B virus genotypes A and D, and hepatitis D virus genotypes 1 and 2 in an endemic area of Yakutia, Russia
Anastasia A. Karlsen, Karen K. Kyuregyan, Olga V. Isaeva, Vera S. Kichatova, Fedor A. Asadi Mobarkhan, Lyudmila V. Bezuglova, Irina G. Netesova, Victor A. Manuylov, Andrey A. Pochtovyi, Vladimir A. Gushchin, Snezhana S. Sleptsova, Margarita E. Ignateva, Mikhail I. Mikhailov

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Presymptomatic, asymptomatic and post-symptomatic transmission of SARS-CoV-2: joint British Infection Association (BIA), Healthcare Infection Society (HIS), Infection Prevention Society (IPS) and Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) guidance
Moira A. Mugglestone, Natasha V. Ratnaraja, Aggie Bak, Jasmin Islam, Jennie A. Wilson, Jennifer Bostock, Samuel E. Moses, James R. Price, Michael Weinbren, Heather P. Loveday, Lucy Rivett, Simon M. Stoneham, A. Peter R. Wilson

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The knowledge, attitude and practice of community people on dengue fever in Central Nepal: a cross-sectional study
Parbati Phuyal, Isabelle Marie Kramer, Ulrich Kuch, Axel Magdeburg, David A Groneberg, Mandira Lamichhane Dhimal, Doreen Montag, Harapan Harapan, Edwin Wouters, Anjani Kumar Jha, Meghnath Dhimal, Ruth Müller

Open Access 13.05.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

The impact of travelling on the COVID-19 infection cases in Germany
Moritz Schäfer, Karunia Putra Wijaya, Robert Rockenfeller, Thomas Götz

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Quality of life and associated factors among people receiving second-line anti-retroviral therapy in Johannesburg, South Africa
Nomcebo Oratile Mokgethi, Nicola Christofides, Mercilene Machisa, Godspower Akpomiemie, Samantha Lalla-Edward

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Continued effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination among urban healthcare workers during delta variant predominance
Fan-Yun Lan, Amalia Sidossis, Eirini Iliaki, Jane Buley, Neetha Nathan, Lou Ann Bruno-Murtha, Stefanos N. Kales

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Analyzing inherent biases in SARS-CoV-2 PCR and serological epidemiologic metrics
Monia Makhoul, Farah Abou-Hijleh, Shaheen Seedat, Ghina R. Mumtaz, Hiam Chemaitelly, Houssein Ayoub, Laith J. Abu-Raddad

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Feasibility of a novel self-collection method for blood samples and its acceptability for future home-based PrEP monitoring
Chase A. Cannon, Meena S. Ramchandani, Matthew R. Golden

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Understanding the epidemiology, clinical characteristics, knowledge and barriers to treatment and prevention of malaria among returning international laborers in northern Vietnam: a mixed-methods study
Kimberly A. Edgel, Sara Canavati, Hoi Thi Le, Tho Huy Tran, Kinh Van Nguyen, Trung Vu Nguyen, Nga Thi Nguyen, Hoa Mai Tran, Thang Duc Ngo, Duong Thanh Tran, Binh Thi Huong Nguyen, Long Khanh Tran, Thu Minh Nguyen, Rosalie J. Whedbee, Ekaterina I. Milgotina, Nicholas J. Martin

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

The effect of climatic factors on the number of malaria cases in an inland and a coastal setting from 2011 to 2017 in the equatorial rain forest of Cameroon
Raymond Babila Nyasa, Fuanyi Awatboh, Tebit Emmanuel Kwenti, Vincent P. K. Titanji, Ndip Lucy M. Ayamba

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Venous thromboembolism in COVID-19 patients and prediction model: a multicenter cohort study
Yi Lee, Qasim Jehangir, Pin Li, Deepthi Gudimella, Pooja Mahale, Chun-Hui Lin, Dinesh R. Apala, Geetha Krishnamoorthy, Abdul R. Halabi, Kiritkumar Patel, Laila Poisson, Venugopal Balijepally, Anupam A. Sule, Girish B. Nair

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Respiratory viruses among ethnic Nicobarese during COVID-19 pandemic
Nagarajan Muruganandam, Avijit Roy, Nimisha Sivanandan, Alwin Vins, Nisha Beniwal, Harpreet Kaur, Varsha Potdar, Rehnuma Parvez

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Clinical prediction models for diagnosis of COVID-19 among adult patients: a validation and agreement study
Nadia Dardenne, Médéa Locquet, Anh Nguyet Diep, Allison Gilbert, Sophie Delrez, Charlotte Beaudart, Christian Brabant, Alexandre Ghuysen, Anne-Françoise Donneau, Olivier Bruyère

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Posaconazole oral suspension for secondary antifungal prophylaxis in allogeneic stem cell transplantation recipients: a retrospective study
Peipei Ye, Renzhi Pei, Youqian Hu, Dong Chen, Shuangyue Li, Junjie Cao, Fenglin Li, Mengjie Wu, Ying Fang, Ying Lu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Symptoms of post-traumatic stress and associations with sexual behaviour and PrEP preferences among young people in South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe
Emily L. Webb, Janan J. Dietrich, Andrew S. Ssemata, Teacler G. Nematadzira, Stefanie Hornschuh, Ayoub Kakande, Gugulethu Tshabalala, Richard Muhumuza, Gertrude Mutonyi, Millicent Atujuna, Tarisai Bere, Linda-Gail Bekker, Melanie A. Abas, Helen A. Weiss, Janet Seeley, Lynda Stranix-Chibanda, Julie Fox, for the CHAPS Study Team

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Low awareness of oral and injectable PrEP among high-risk adolescent girls and young women in Kampala, Uganda
Jane Frances Lunkuse, Onesmus Kamacooko, Vincent Muturi-Kioi, Kundai Chinyenze, Monica O. Kuteesa, Matt A. Price, Yunia Mayanja

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Talaromyces marneffei infection associated with bronchiolitis obliterans in an HIV-negative child: a case report
Lin Lin, Huifeng Fan, Dongwei Zhang, Gen Lu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Impact of exercise training on symptoms of depression, physical activity level and social participation in people living with HIV/AIDS: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Sam Chidi Ibeneme, Victor Chukwuebuka Uwakwe, Hellen Myezwa, Franklin Onyedinma Irem, Fortune Elochukwu Ezenwankwo, Tunde Adedayo Ajidahun, Amarachi Destiny Ezuma, Uchenna Prosper Okonkwo, Gerhard Fortwengel

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical significance of Mycoplasma pneumoniae specific IgM titer in children hospitalized with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia
Soojeong Choo, Seo-Hee Kim, Eun Lee

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination and influencing factors among people living with HIV in Guangxi, China: a cross-sectional survey
Jinming Su, Zhenwei Jia, Xinwei Wang, Fengxiang Qin, Rongfeng Chen, Yuting Wu, Beibei Lu, Chunlin Lan, Tongxue Qin, Yinlu Liao, Minjuan Shi, Yanyan Liao, Peijiang Pan, Li Ye, Junjun Jiang, Hao Liang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Behavioral–biological surveillance of emerging infectious diseases among a dynamic cohort in Thailand
Su Yadana, Thaniwan Cheun-Arom, Hongying Li, Emily Hagan, Emma Mendelsohn, Alice Latinne, Stephanie Martinez, Opass Putcharoen, Janthira Homvijitkul, Onarnong Sathaporntheera, Nit Rattanapreeda, Pongtorn Chartpituck, Supalak Yamsakul, Krairoek Sutham, Supharoek Komolsiri, Sonjai Pornphatthananikhom, Sininat Petcharat, Weenassarin Ampoot, Leilani Francisco, Thiravat Hemachudha, Peter Daszak, Kevin J. Olival, Supaporn Wacharapluesadee

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

The assistance gaps in combating COVID-19 in Brazil: for whom, where and when vaccination occurs
Rafael da Silveira Moreira, Emilly Guaris Costa, Lucas Fernando Rodrigues dos Santos, Luiz Henrique Lélis Miranda, Raiany Rodrigues de Oliveira, Ricardo Fusano Romão, Rodolfo Ferreira Cozer, Sarah Cavalcanti Guedes

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

HIV-1 drug resistance genotyping success rates and correlates of Dried-blood spots and plasma specimen genotyping failure in a resource-limited setting
Jonah Omooja, Nicholas Bbosa, Dan Bugembe Lule, Maria Nannyonjo, Sandra Lunkuse, Faridah Nassolo, Stella Esther Nabirye, Hamidah Namagembe Suubi, Pontiano Kaleebu, Deogratius Ssemwanga

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Early mortality in a cohort of people living with HIV in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2004–2015: a persisting problem
Pedro H. A. C. Leite, Lara E. Coelho, Sandra W. Cardoso, Ronaldo I. Moreira, Valdilea G. Veloso, Beatriz Grinsztejn, Paula M. Luz

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Adverse effects following COVID-19 vaccination in Iran
Ebrahim Babaee, Ali Amirkafi, Arash Tehrani-Banihashemi, Neda SoleimanvandiAzar, Babak Eshrati, Zahra Rampisheh, Mehran Asadi-Aliabadi, Marzieh Nojomi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Testing and vaccination to reduce the impact of COVID-19 in nursing homes: an agent-based approach
José P. Gómez Vázquez, Yury E. García, Alec J. Schmidt, Beatriz Martínez-López, Miriam Nuño

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The efficacy of pivmecillinam in oral step-down treatment in hospitalised patients with E. coli bacteremic urinary tract infection; a single-arm, uncontrolled treatment study
Bjørn Åsheim Hansen, Nils Grude, Morten Lindbæk, Tore Stenstad

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Trends and associated factors in the uptake of HIV testing among female sex workers in Sino-Vietnam border areas in Guangxi, China: a cross-sectional study
Bingyu Liang, Qianni Huang, Yanyun Ou, Fei Zhang, Peidong Zhang, Aidan Nong, Shide Mo, Zhenxian Wu, Hai Xie, Huayue Liang, Jie Liu, Junjun Jiang, Hao Liang, Deping Liu, Li Ye

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Adapting strategies for effective and efficient pediatric HIV case finding in low prevalence countries: risk screening tool for testing children presenting at high-risk entry points in Ethiopia
Wondimu Teferi, Steve Gutreuter, Alemayehu Bekele, Jelaludin Ahmed, Jemal Ayalew, Jessica Gross, Hanna Kumsa, Tenagnework Antefe, Semegnew Mengistu, Kelsey Mirkovic, Eric J. Dziuban, Christine Ross, Zena Belay, Tsegaye Tilahun, Desta Kassa, Susan Hrapcak

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Seroprevalence and characteristics of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in workers with non-specific disease symptoms
Wajiha Javed, Syed Hussain Baqar Abidi, Jaffer Bin Baqar

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Transmission routes of antibiotic resistant bacteria: a systematic review
Noortje G. Godijk, Martin C. J. Bootsma, Marc J. M. Bonten

Open Access 22.05.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Quantifying human mixing patterns in Chinese provinces outside Hubei after the 2020 lockdown was lifted
Yining Zhao, Samantha O’Dell, Xiaohan Yang, Jingyi Liao, Kexin Yang, Laura Fumanelli, Tao Zhou, Jiancheng Lv, Marco Ajelli, Quan-Hui Liu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Diarrhoeal outcomes in young children depend on diarrhoeal cases of other household members: a cross-sectional study of 16,025 people in rural Uganda
Farina L. Shaaban, Narcis B. Kabatereine, Goylette F. Chami

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Coerced syphilis self-testing among men who have sex with men: a nationwide cross-sectional study in China
Peizhen Zhao, Yijia Shi, Cheng Wang

Open Access 23.05.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Clinical analysis on diagnostic accuracy of Bosch Vivalytic SARS-CoV-2 point-of-care test and evaluation of cycle threshold at admission for COVID-19 risk assessment
Lukas Andreas Heger, Nils Elsen, Marina Rieder, Nadine Gauchel, Urte Sommerwerck, Christoph Bode, Daniel Duerschmied, Mark Oette, Ingo Ahrens

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

The impact of public health interventions on the future prevalence of ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae: a population based mathematical modelling study
Luisa Salazar-Vizcaya, Andrew Atkinson, Andreas Kronenberg, Catherine Plüss-Suard, Roger D. Kouyos, Viacheslav Kachalov, Nicolas Troillet, Jonas Marschall, Rami Sommerstein

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Effect of different interventions for latent tuberculosis infections in China: a model-based study
Zexuan Wen, Tao Li, Wenlong Zhu, Wei Chen, Hui Zhang, Weibing Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Massive sympathetic nerve infiltration in advanced hepatic alveolar echinococcosis: a case report and review of the literature
Zongding Wang, Tiemin Jiang, Tuerganaili Aji, Hao Wen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A multivariate multi-step LSTM forecasting model for tuberculosis incidence with model explanation in Liaoning Province, China
Enbin Yang, Hao Zhang, Xinsheng Guo, Zinan Zang, Zhen Liu, Yuanning Liu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Epidemiology and outcomes associated with carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a retrospective cohort study
Amanda Vivo, Margaret A. Fitzpatrick, Katie J. Suda, Makoto M. Jones, Eli N. Perencevich, Michael A. Rubin, Swetha Ramanathan, Geneva M. Wilson, Martin E. Evans, Charlesnika T. Evans

Open Access 25.05.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Antimicrobial use in Sweden during the COVID-19 pandemic: prescription fill and inpatient care requisition patterns
Aya Olivia Nakitanda, Pär Karlsson, Lukas Löfling, Carolyn E. Cesta, Ingvild Odsbu

Open Access 26.05.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

COVID-19 in Japan, January–March 2020: insights from the first three months of the epidemic
Natsuko Imai, Katy A. M. Gaythorpe, Sangeeta Bhatia, Tara D. Mangal, Gina Cuomo-Dannenburg, H. Juliette T. Unwin, Elita Jauneikaite, Neil M. Ferguson

Open Access 26.05.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Prediction and analysis of COVID-19 daily new cases and cumulative cases: times series forecasting and machine learning models
Yanding Wang, Zehui Yan, Ding Wang, Meitao Yang, Zhiqiang Li, Xinran Gong, Di Wu, Lingling Zhai, Wenyi Zhang, Yong Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Factors associated with prolonged hospital stay of imported malaria cases in Chengdu, China: a retrospective study
Liang Huang, Hong Jin, Hong Zhang, Yang Liu, Xinxing Shi, Xintong Kang, Yilan Zeng, Lin Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

The first case of cholecytitis caused by Aggregatibacter kilianii in Korea
Dahae Yang, Chang-Ki Kim, Junja Park, Na Yeong Song, Yunna Lee, Woonhyoung Lee

Open Access 27.05.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Predicting progression to severe COVID-19 using the PAINT score
Ming Wang, Dongbo Wu, Chang-Hai Liu, Yan Li, Jianghong Hu, Wei Wang, Wei Jiang, Qifan Zhang, Zhixin Huang, Lang Bai, Hong Tang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prediction of drug resistance profile of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MDR-MTB) isolates from newly diagnosed case by whole genome sequencing (WGS): a study from a high tuberculosis burden country
Wenwen Sun, Xuwei Gui, Zheyuan Wu, Yangyi Zhang, Liping Yan

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Long-term effect of chronic hepatitis B on mortality in HIV-infected persons in a differential HBV transmission setting
Justine Umutesi, Sabin Nsanzimana, Carol Yingkai Liu, Patrizio Vanella, Jördis J. Ott, Gérard Krause

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Factors affecting perforation of the esophagus in patients with deep neck infection
Shih-Lung Chen, Chia-Ying Ho, Shy-Chyi Chin, Yu-Chien Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Development and validation of self-management scale for tuberculosis patients
Jin Li, Liwen Zhang, Jiani Zhou, Geng Wang, Rui Zhang, Jiaqing Liu, Shili Liu, Yong Chen, Song Yang, Quan Yuan, Ying Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Insulin resistance in people living with HIV is associated with exposure to thymidine analogues and/or didanosine and prior immunodeficiency
Julie Høgh, Malene Hove-Skovsgaard, Marco Gelpi, Anne Marie Reimer Jensen, Jan Gerstoft, Thomas Benfield, Heidi Storgaard, Susanne Dam Nielsen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Reactogenicity after heterologous and homologous COVID-19 prime-boost vaccination regimens: descriptive interim results of a comparative observational cohort study
Lisette Warkentin, Nikoletta Zeschick, Thomas Kühlein, Philipp Steininger, Klaus Überla, Isabelle Kaiser, Christine Gall, Maria Sebastião, Susann Hueber

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Diagnostic power of one-step and two-step RT-qPCR methods to SARS‑CoV‑2 detection
Asra Malekshahi, Sayyad Khanizadeh, Shirzad Fallahi, Gholamreza Talei, Mehdi Birjandi, Faezeh Hajizadeh

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Discordant results of Xpert MTB/Rif assay and BACTEC MGIT 960 liquid culture to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis in community screening in Vietnam
Hai Viet Nguyen, Petra de Haas, Hoa Binh Nguyen, Nhung Viet Nguyen, Frank G. J. Cobelens, Veriko Mirtskhulava, Alyssa Finlay, Hung Van Nguyen, Pham T. T. Huyen, Edine W. Tiemersma

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Psychosocial and organizational barriers and facilitators of meningococcal vaccination (MenACWY) acceptance among adolescents and parents during the Covid-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional survey
Veja Widdershoven, Rianne P. Reijs, Amanja Verhaegh-Haasnoot, Robert A. C. Ruiter, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Myopericarditis associated with acute Zika virus infection: a case report
Camila Helena Aguiar Bôtto-Menezes, Izabella Picinin Safe, Ana Cláudia da Cunha Ferreira, Katia do Nascimento Couceiro, Armando Menezes Neto, Rafael Freitas Oliveira Franca, Guilherme Amaral Calvet, Ana Maria Bispo de Filippis, Edna Oliveira Kara, Marcia da Costa Castilho, Michele Souza Bastos, Carlos Alexandre Antunes de Brito, Kayvon Modjarrad, Nathalie Jeanne Nicole Broutet, Patrícia Brasil, Ludhmila Abrahão Hajjar, Marcus Vinícius Guimarães de Lacerda, ZIKABRA Study Team

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Effect of anticoagulant and platelet inhibition on the risk of bacteremia among patients with acute pyelonephritis: a retrospective cohort study
Svava E. Steiner, Gustaf Edgren, Keira Melican, Agneta Richter-Dahlfors, Annelie Brauner

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Usability and acceptability of oral-based HCV self-testing among key populations: a mixed-methods evaluation in Tbilisi, Georgia
Emmanuel Fajardo, Victoria Watson, Moses Kumwenda, Dali Usharidze, Sophiko Gogochashvili, David Kakhaberi, Ana Giguashvili, Cheryl C. Johnson, Muhammad S. Jamil, Russell Dacombe, Ketevan Stvilia, Philippa Easterbrook, Elena Ivanova Reipold

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Impact of vaccine hesitancy on secondary COVID-19 outbreaks in the US: an age-structured SIR model
Alfonso de Miguel-Arribas, Alberto Aleta, Yamir Moreno

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Analytical estimation of maximum fraction of infected individuals with one-shot non-pharmaceutical intervention in a hybrid epidemic model
Naoya Fujiwara, Tomokatsu Onaga, Takayuki Wada, Shouhei Takeuchi, Junji Seto, Tomoki Nakaya, Kazuyuki Aihara

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prevalence of and factors associated with herpes zoster in England: a cross-sectional analysis of the Health Survey for England
Sharon L. Cadogan, Jennifer S. Mindell, Judith Breuer, Andrew Hayward, Charlotte Warren-Gash

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

The impact of three progressively introduced interventions on second wave daily COVID-19 case numbers in Melbourne, Australia
Allan Saul, Nick Scott, Tim Spelman, Brendan S. Crabb, Margaret Hellard

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Risk-prone territories for spreading tuberculosis, temporal trends and their determinants in a high burden city from São Paulo State, Brazil
Thaís Zamboni Berra, Antônio Carlos Vieira Ramos, Luiz Henrique Arroyo, Felipe Mendes Delpino, Juliane de Almeida Crispim, Yan Mathias Alves, Felipe Lima dos Santos, Fernanda Bruzadelli Paulino da Costa, Márcio Souza dos Santos, Luana Seles Alves, Regina Célia Fiorati, Aline Aparecida Monroe, Dulce Gomes, Ricardo Alexandre Arcêncio

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

SEB genotyping: SmartAmp-Eprimer binary code genotyping for complex, highly variable targets applied to HBV
Diane Delobel, Yutaka Furutani, Sumiko Nagoshi, Akihito Tsubota, Akio Miyasaka, Koichi Watashi, Takaji Wakita, Tomokazu Matsuura, Kengo Usui

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Impact of delayed processing of positive blood cultures on organism detection: a prospective multi-centre study
Tamalee Roberts, Arjun Chandna, Wanitda Watthanaworawit, Areerat Thaiprakong, Sona Soeng, Manivone Simmalavong, Phonelavanh Phoumin, Weerawut Saengchun, Nongyao Khatta, Pattaraporn Hinfonthong, Napaporn Kaewpundoem, Sue J. Lee, Carlo Perrone, Ben Amos, Paul Turner, Elizabeth A. Ashley, Clare L. Ling

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A case of recurrent acute cholecystitis caused by Actinomyces odontolyticus, rare actinomycosis
Kento Furuya, Kenta Ito, Kyohei Sugiyama, Akitsugu Fujita, Hideyuki Kanemoto, Toshio Shimada

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the epidemiology of STDs in China: based on the GM (1,1) model
Jingmin Yan, Yanbo Li, Pingyu Zhou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Catheter-related bloodstream Mycobacterium wolinskyi infection in an umbilical cord blood transplant recipient: a case report
Emiri Muranaka, Ryota Hase, Yoshikazu Utsu, Tomohisa Watari, Yoshihito Otsuka, Naoto Hosokawa

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Comprehensive assessment of holding urine as a behavioral risk factor for UTI in women and reasons for delayed voiding
S. Jagtap, S. Harikumar, V. Vinayagamoorthy, S. Mukhopadhyay, A. Dongre

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Survival probability and factors associated with time to loss to follow-up and mortality among patients on antiretroviral treatment in central Kenya
P. Wekesa, A. McLigeyo, K. Owuor, J. Mwangi, E. Ngugi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Evaluation of a direct phage DNA detection-based Taqman qPCR methodology for quantification of phage and its application in rapid ultrasensitive identification of Acinetobacter baumannii
Jun Luo, Min Liu, Peng Wang, Qianyuan Li, Chunhua Luo, Hongping Wei, Yuanyuan Hu, Junping Yu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Significant increase in azithromycin “resistance” and susceptibility to ceftriaxone and cefixime in Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in 26 European countries, 2019
Michaela J. Day, Susanne Jacobsson, Gianfranco Spiteri, Carina Kulishev, Noshin Sajedi, Neil Woodford, Benjamin Blumel, Marieke J. van der Werf, Andrew J. Amato-Gauci, Magnus Unemo, Michelle J. Cole, The Euro-GASP network

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Time trend prediction and spatial–temporal analysis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Guizhou Province, China, during 2014–2020
Wang Yun, Chen Huijuan, Liao Long, Lu Xiaolong, Zhang Aihua

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Multidrug-resistant bacteria with ESBL genes: a growing threat among people living with HIV/AIDS in Nepal
Riju Maharjan, Anup Bastola, Nabaraj Adhikari, Komal Raj Rijal, Megha Raj Banjara, Prakash Ghimire, Upendra Thapa Shrestha

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Household and social characteristics associated with COVID-19 vaccine intent among Latino families in the San Francisco Bay Area
Janet M. Wojcicki, Milagro Escobar, Andrea DeCastro Mendez, Suzanna M. Martinez

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Study protocol

Resistance to single dose albendazole and reinfection with intestinal helminths among children ages 2 to 11 years from the Peruvian Amazon region: a study protocol
Greisi Curico, Paul García-Bardales, Tackeshy Pinedo, Wagner Shapiama, Miguel Moncada-Yaicate, Lucero Romaina, Pablo P. Yori, Maribel Paredes-Olortegui, Graciela Meza-Sánchez, Andrés G. Lescano, Valerie A. Paz-Soldan, Francesca Schiaffino, Richard A. Oberhelman, Margaret N. Kosek

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Clinical and microbiological features of obstructive cholangitis with bloodstream infection caused by Pandoraea apista identified by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and ribosomal RNA sequencing in a cancer patient
Naoya Itoh, Nana Akazawa, Yuichi Ishibana, Toshiki Masuishi, Akinobu Nakata, Hiromi Murakami

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Immunogenicity after outbreak response immunization activities among young healthcare workers with secondary vaccine failure during the measles epidemic in Korea, 2019
Hyeri Seok, Erica Españo, Jooyun Kim, Ji Hoon Jeon, Won Suk Choi, Yun-Kyung Kim, Jeong-Ki Kim, Dae Won Park

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Using outbreak data to estimate the dynamic COVID-19 landscape in Eastern Africa
Mark Wamalwa, Henri E. Z. Tonnang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Decreased survival in children inpatients with COVID-19 and antibiotic prescription
Efrén Murillo-Zamora, Xóchitl Trujillo, Miguel Huerta, Mónica Ríos-Silva, Agustin Lugo-Radillo, Oliver Mendoza-Cano

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Concurrent severe pulmonary tuberculosis with Evans syndrome: a case report with literature review
Xiao-hong Pan, Jie-kun Xu, Lei Pan, Cai-hong Wang, Xiao-qing Huang, Jun-ke Qiu, Xiao-bo Ji, Min-jie Mao

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to Taenia solium cysticercosis and taeniasis in Tanzania
Chacha Nyangi, Dominik Stelzle, Ernatus M. Mkupasi, Helena A. Ngowi, Ayubu J. Churi, Veronika Schmidt, Christopher Mahonge, Andrea S. Winkler

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

Associations between COVID-19 testing status, non-communicable diseases and HIV status among residents of sub-Saharan Africa during the first wave of the pandemic
Morenike O. Folayan, Roberto Ariel Abeldaño Zuñiga, Jorma I. Virtanen, Maha El Tantawi, Giuliana Florencia Abeldaño, Anthonia Omotola Ishabiyi, Mohammed Jafer, Nuraldeen Maher Al-Khanati, Mir Faeq Ali Quadri, Muhammad Abrar Yousaf, Passent Ellakany, Ntombifuthi Nzimande, Eshrat Ara, Zumama Khalid, Folake Barakat Lawal, Joanne Lusher, Bamidele O. Popoola, Ifeoma Idigbe, Abeedha Tu-Allah Khan, Martin Amogre Ayanore, Balgis Gaffar, Bamidele Emmanuel Osamika, Nourhan M. Aly, Nicaise Ndembi, Annie Lu Nguyen

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

A retrospective cohort study of the effect of SARS-CoV-2 point of care rapid RT-PCR at the Emergency Department on targeted admission
Susanne E. Mortazavi, Malin Inghammar, Claus Christiansen, Anne-Katrine Pesola, Mikael Stenkilsson, Magnus Paulsson

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Anti-SARS-CoV2 antibody-mediated cytokine release syndrome in a patient with acute promyelocytic leukemia
Ahmed N. Hegazy, Jan Krönke, Stefan Angermair, Stefan Schwartz, Carl Weidinger, Ulrich Keller, Sascha Treskatsch, Britta Siegmund, Thomas Schneider

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

A randomized clinical trial to assess the effect of zinc and vitamin D supplementation in addition to hypertonic saline on treatment of acute bronchiolitis
Parisa Khoshnevisasl, Mansour Sadeghzadeh, Koorosh Kamali, Armita Ardalani

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

COVID-19 versus seasonal influenza: myocardial injury and prognostic importance
Lars Mizera, Monika Zdanyte, Johannes Gernert, Álvaro Petersen-Uribe, Karin Müller, Meinrad Paul Gawaz, Simon Greulich, Dominik Rath

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Increased risk of severe COVID-19 in hospitalized patients with SARS-CoV-2 Alpha variant infection: a multicentre matched cohort study
Guillaume Martin-Blondel, François-Xavier Lescure, Lambert Assoumou, Charlotte Charpentier, Jean-Marc Chapplain, Thomas Perpoint, Gaspard Grouteau, Hugues Cordel, Gilles Pialoux, Jérome Pacanowski, Michael Thy, Adeline Bauvois, Didier Laureillard, Fadia Hamrouni, Michèle Algarte-Genin, Julien Poissy, Diane Descamps, Dominique Costagliola, for the CoCliCo Study Group

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Fatigue and quality-of-life in the year following SARS-Cov2 infection
Peter-Joe Noujaim, Damien Jolly, Claire Coutureau, Lukshe Kanagaratnam

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Molecular epidemiology and outcome of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales in Saudi Arabia
Basem M. Alraddadi, Emily L. G. Heaphy, Yamama Aljishi, Waleed Ahmed, Khalid Eljaaly, Hanan H. Al-Turkistani, Abeer N. Alshukairi, Mohammed O. Qutub, Kholoud Alodini, Roaa Alosaimi, Waseem Hassan, Dalya Attalah, Rakan Alswaiel, Mohammed F. Saeedi, Mohammed A. Al-Hamzi, Lama K. Hefni, Reem S. Almaghrabi, Mushira Anani, Abdulhakeem Althaqafi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Characterization of multiple soluble immune checkpoints in individuals with different Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection status and dynamic changes during anti-tuberculosis treatment
Huaxin Chen, Jingyu Zhou, Xinguo Zhao, Qianqian Liu, Lingyun Shao, Yehan Zhu, Qinfang Ou

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Post-COVID-19 related osteonecrosis of the jaw (PC-RONJ): an alarming morbidity in COVID-19 surviving patients
Haytham Al-Mahalawy, Yehia El-Mahallawy, Noha Y. Dessoky, Sally Ibrahim, Hatem Amer, Haytham Mohamed Ayad, Hagar Mahmoud El Sherif, Alshaimaa Ahmed Shabaan

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Correction

Correction to: Effects of aerobic exercise on quality of life of people with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder on antiretroviral therapy: a randomised controlled trial
Martins Nweke, Nombeko Mshunqane, Nalini Govender, Aderonke O. Akinpelu, Adesola Ogunniyi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Prognostic factors and clinical efficacy of second-line treatments of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia for non-HIV patients after first-line treatment failure
Anlei Liu, Ruixue Sun, Guanghui Cao, Xiaohang Liu, Huadong Zhu, Jing Yang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Long-term time trends in reactivated herpes simplex infections and treatment in Sweden
Karin Lopatko Lindman, Judith Lockman-Lundgren, Bodil Weidung, Jan Olsson, Fredrik Elgh, Hugo Lövheim

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Characteristics and outcomes of patients admitted to a tertiary academic hospital in Pretoria with HIV and severe pneumonia: a retrospective cohort study
Veronica Ueckermann, Luricke Janse van Rensburg, Nicolette Pannell, Marthie Ehlers

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

The effect of seasonal and extreme floods on hospitalizations for Legionnaires’ disease in the United States, 2000–2011
Victoria D. Lynch, Jeffrey Shaman

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

A rare case of melioidosis presenting as myositis in Sri Lanka
Sanura Malinda Pallegoda Vithana, Liyanage Sashika Chathuranga, Saman Jayasinghe, Edippuli Arachchige Don Udayakumara

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Correction

Correction to: Trends and associated factors in the uptake of HIV testing among female sex workers in Sino-Vietnam border areas in Guangxi, China: a cross-sectional study
Bingyu Liang, Qianni Huang, Yanyun Ou, Fei Zhang, Peidong Zhang, Aidan Nong, Shide Mo, Zhenxian Wu, Hai Xie, Huayue Liang, Jie Liu, Junjun Jiang, Hao Liang, Deping Liu, Li Ye

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Symptomatic, clinical and biomarker associations for mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients enriched for African Americans
Hassan Ashktorab, Antonio Pizuorno, Folake Adeleye, Adeyinka Laiyemo, Maryam Mehdipour Dalivand, Farshad Aduli, Zaki A. Sherif, Gholamreza Oskrochi, Kibreab Angesom, Philip Oppong-Twene, Suryanarayana Reddy Challa, Nnaemeka Okorie, Esther S. Moon, Edward Romos, Boubini Jones-Wonni, Abdoul Madjid Kone, Sheldon Rankine, Camelita Thrift, Derek Scholes, Chiamaka Ekwunazu, Abigail Banson, Brianna Mitchell, Guttu Maskalo, Jillian Ross, Julencia Curtis, Rachel Kim, Chandler Gilliard, Geetha Ahuja, Joseph Mathew, Warren Gavin, Areeba Kara, Manuel Hache-Marliere, Leonidas Palaiodimos, Vishnu R. Mani, Aleksandr Kalabin, Vijay Reddy Gayam, Pavani Reddy Garlapati, Joseph Miller, Lakshmi Gayathri Chirumamilla, Fatimah Jackson, John M. Carethers, Farin Kamangar, Hassan Brim

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Molecular evaluation of hepatitis B virus infection and predominant mutations of pre-core, basal core promoter and S regions in an Iranian population with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a case–control study
Fatemeh Farshadpour, Reza Taherkhani, Fatemeh Saberi

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Impact of septic cerebral embolism on prognosis and therapeutic strategies of infective endocarditis: a retrospective study in a surgical centre
Valentina Scheggi, Silvia Menale, Barbara Tonietti, Costanza Bigiarini, Jacopo Giovacchini, Stefano Del Pace, Nicola Zoppetti, Bruno Alterini, Pier Luigi Stefàno, Niccolò Marchionni

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Streptococcal and Staphylococcus aureus prosthetic joint infections: are they really different?
Yousra Kherabi, Valérie Zeller, Younes Kerroumi, Vanina Meyssonnier, Beate Heym, Olivier Lidove, Simon Marmor

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research article

The contribution of hospital-acquired infections to the COVID-19 epidemic in England in the first half of 2020
Gwenan M. Knight, Thi Mui Pham, James Stimson, Sebastian Funk, Yalda Jafari, Diane Pople, Stephanie Evans, Mo Yin, Colin S. Brown, Alex Bhattacharya, Russell Hope, Malcolm G. Semple, Jonathan M. Read, Ben S. Cooper, Julie V. Robotham, ISARIC4C Investigators, CMMID COVID-19 Working Group

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Giant splenic cyst complicated by infection due to Salmonella enterica serovar Livingstone in a previously healthy adolescent male: a case report
Junyan Qu, Zhiyong Zong

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Investigation of target sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 and immunogenic GWAS profiling in host cells of COVID-19 in Vietnam
Tham H. Hoang, Giang M. Vu, Mai H. Tran, Trang T. H. Tran, Quang D. Le, Khanh V. Tran, Tue T. Nguyen, Lan T. N. Nguyen, Thinh H. Tran, Van T. Ta, Nam S. Vo

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Clinical features and outcomes of COVID-19 admissions in a population with a high prevalence of HIV and tuberculosis: a multicentre cohort study
Arifa Parker, Linda Boloko, Muhammad S. Moolla, Nabilah Ebrahim, Birhanu T. Ayele, Alistair G. B. Broadhurst, Boitumelo Mashigo, Gideon Titus, Timothy de Wet, Nicholas Boliter, Michael-Jon Rosslee, Nectarios Papavarnavas, Riezaah Abrahams, Marc Mendelson, Sipho Dlamini, Jantjie J. Taljaard, Hans W. Prozesky, Abdurasiet Mowlana, Abraham J. Viljoen, Neshaad Schrueder, Brian W. Allwood, Usha Lalla, Joel A. Dave, Greg Calligaro, Dion Levin, Deborah Maughan, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi, Peter S. Nyasulu, Graeme Meintjes, Coenraad F. N. Koegelenberg, Ayanda T. Mnguni, Sean Wasserman

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Efficacy and safety of caspofungin for patients with hepatic insufficiency
Xiaoyun Ran, Pengfei Wang, An Zhang, Binfei Tang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Facilitators and barriers to point-of-care testing for sexually transmitted infections in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review
Kevin Martin, Rhys Wenlock, Tom Roper, Ceri Butler, Jaime H. Vera

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Maternal septicemia caused by Streptococcus mitis: a possible link between intra-amniotic infection and periodontitis. Case report and literature review
Piya Chaemsaithong, Waranyu Lertrut, Threebhorn Kamlungkuea, Pitak Santanirand, Arunee Singsaneh, Adithep Jaovisidha, Sasikarn Pakdeeto, Paninee Mongkolsuk, Pisut Pongchaikul

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Monocyte anisocytosis increases during multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children with cardiovascular complications
Lael M. Yonker, Oluwakemi Badaki-Makun, Puneeta Arya, Brittany P. Boribong, Gabriela Moraru, Brittany Fenner, Jaimar Rincon, Alex Hopke, Brent Rogers, Jeremiah Hinson, Alessio Fasano, Lilly Lee, Sarah M. Kehoe, Shawn D. Larson, Hector Chavez, Scott Levin, Lyle L. Moldawer, Daniel Irimia

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Frequency and mortality of sepsis and septic shock in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Yan-Cun Liu, Ying Yao, Mu-Ming Yu, Yu-Lei Gao, An-Long Qi, Tian-Yu Jiang, Zhen-Sen Chen, Song-Tao Shou, Yan-Fen Chai

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research article

Spatio-temporal distribution of tuberculosis and the effects of environmental factors in China
Hao Li, Miao Ge, Mingxin Zhang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Should preoperative computed tomography be routine examination for cervicofacial space infections?
Jiayu Liang, Linli Jiang, Maoye Li, Lei Liu, Hui Li

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Correspondence

Issues with reporting and interpretation of Khan et al. 2021
Nicholas J. DeVito, Henry Drysdale

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Detection of antiviral drug resistance in patients with congenital cytomegalovirus infection using long-read sequencing: a retrospective observational study
Yuka Torii, Kazuhiro Horiba, Jun-ichi Kawada, Kazunori Haruta, Makoto Yamaguchi, Takako Suzuki, Hideko Uryu, Naoyuki Kashiwa, Keiji Goishi, Tomoo Ogi, Yoshinori Ito

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Mapping BCG vaccination coverage in Ethiopia between 2000 and 2019
Kendalem Asmare Atalell, Mulat Asrade Alemayehu, Nahom Worku Teshager, Getaneh Mulualem Belay, Tewodros Getaneh Alemu, Degefaye Zelalem Anlay, Amare Wondim, Kefyalew Addis Alene

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Low positivity rates for HBeAg and HBV DNA in rheumatoid arthritis patients: a case–control study
Yue Jia, Jingjing Zhang, Lingfei Mo, Bomiao Ju, Nan Hu, Yanhua Wang, Pei Wang, Jie Zheng, Lan He, Jing Wang

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Short- and long-term mortality in patients with urosepsis caused by Escherichia coli susceptible and resistant to 3rd generation cephalosporins
Milena Tocut, Iris Zohar, Orna Schwartz, Orit Yossepowitch, Yasmin Maor

Open Access 01.12.2022 | COVID-19 | Research

Longitudinal alterations of the gut mycobiota and microbiota on COVID-19 severity
Yuichi Maeda, Daisuke Motooka, Takahiro Kawasaki, Hiroya Oki, Yoshimi Noda, Yuichi Adachi, Takayuki Niitsu, Shota Okamoto, Kentaro Tanaka, Kiyoharu Fukushima, Saori Amiya, Reina Hara, Eri Oguro-Igashira, Takanori Matsuki, Haruhiko Hirata, Yoshito Takeda, Hiroshi Kida, Atsushi Kumanogoh, Shota Nakamura, Kiyoshi Takeda

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Clinical relevance of the cagA and vacA s1m1 status and antibiotic resistance in Helicobacter pylori: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Mohsen Karbalaei, Amin Talebi Bezmin Abadi, Masoud Keikha

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Increasing incidence rates of sexually transmitted infections from 2010 to 2019: an analysis of temporal trends by geographical regions and age groups from the 2019 Global Burden of Disease Study
Min Du, Wenxin Yan, Wenzhan Jing, Chenyuan Qin, Qiao Liu, Min Liu, Jue Liu

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Safety and efficacy of convalescent plasma for severe COVID-19: a randomized, single blinded, parallel, controlled clinical study
Manuel Rojas, Yhojan Rodríguez, Juan Carlos Hernández, Juan C. Díaz-Coronado, José Alejandro Daza Vergara, Verónica Posada Vélez, Jessica Porras Mancilla, Iván Araujo, Jairo Torres Yepes, Oscar Briceño Ricaurte, Juan Mauricio Pardo-Oviedo, Diana M. Monsalve, Yeny Acosta-Ampudia, Carolina Ramírez-Santana, Paula Gaviria García, Lina Acevedo Landinez, Luisa Duarte Correales, Jeser Santiago Grass, Cristian Ricaurte Pérez, Gustavo Salguero López, Nataly Mateus, Laura Mancera, Ronald Rengifo Devia, Juan Esteban Orjuela, Christian R. Parra-Moreno, Andrés Alfonso Buitrago, Inés Elvira Ordoñez, Claudia Fabra Osorio, Nathalia Ballesteros, Luz H. Patiño, Sergio Castañeda, Marina Muñoz, Juan David Ramírez, Paul Bastard, Adrian Gervais, Lucy Bizien, Jean-Laurent Casanova, Bernardo Camacho, Juan Esteban Gallo, Oscar Gómez, Adriana Rojas-Villarraga, Carlos E. Pérez, Rubén Manrique, Rubén D. Mantilla, Juan-Manuel Anaya

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Development of COVID-19 severity assessment score in adults presenting with COVID-19 to the emergency department
Faysal Subhani, Abdul Ahad Chhotani, Shahan Waheed, Rana Osama Zahid, Kiran Azizi, Ahmed Raheem Buksh

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Case report

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation rescue for severe pneumocystis pneumonia with the Macklin effect: a case report
Guoqing Huang, Liping Zhou, Ning Yang, Ping Wu, Xiaoye Mo

Open Access 01.12.2022 | Research

Syndromic surveillance of respiratory-tract infections and hand hygiene practice among pilgrims attended Hajj in 2021: a cohort study
Hashim A. Mahdi, Harunor Rashid, Fadi S. Qashqari, Sumyya H. Hariri, Osama A. Marglani, Osamah Barasheed, Aqel Albutti, Ameen S. Alwashmi, Ramon Z. Shaban, Robert Booy, Mohammad Alfelali

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