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12.06.2019 | Original Paper Open Access

Current clinical use of intravenous fosfomycin in ICU patients in two European countries

Fosfomycin is a bactericidal broad-spectrum antibiotic active against a variety of Gram-positive (GP) and Gram-negative (GN) pathogens including ‘problem bacteria’ such as carbapenemase- or extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing …

12.06.2019 | Original Paper

Impact of refugee influx on the epidemiology of late-presenting HIV-infected pregnant women and mother-to-child transmission: comparing a southern and northern medical centre in Germany

Mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) is the most common mode of HIV infection in children. Relative proportions are estimated to range between 20 and 25% for in utero transmission, 35 and 50% for intrapartum transmission and 25 and 45% for postnatal …

11.06.2019 | Original Paper

Early versus late onset bloodstream infection during neutropenia after high-dose chemotherapy for hematologic malignancy

Ten to 25% of neutropenic patients undergoing chemotherapy for acute leukemia or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) develop bloodstream infections (BSI) with crude mortality rates ranging from 11 to 36% [ 1 – 4 ]. The most frequent …

10.06.2019 | Original Paper

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with neurocognitive impairment in HIV-infected subjects

Increased life expectancy in HIV-infected persons due to combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) enhances the risk of age-related comorbidities associated with chronic infection and mediated by inflammation, immune activation and long-term …

04.06.2019 | Original Paper

Incidence of adverse reactions caused by first-line anti-tuberculosis drugs and treatment outcome of pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Morocco

Tuberculosis (TB) represents a major public health problem in Morocco and worldwide. It is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis that mostly affects the lungs. In 2017 the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that there are 10 million persons …

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The journal Infection is a peer-reviewed forum for the presentation and discussion of clinically relevant information on infectious diseases for readers and contributors from all over the world. Articles deal with etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases in outpatient and inpatient setting. Public health issues of local, regional and international importance related to infectious diseases are covered along with progress and problems in hospital epidemiology.

The main contents include original articles describing results of research projects; brief reports on new observations that enhance the knowledge of clinicians; and state-of-the-art reviews on topics relevant to physicians diagnosing or treating infectious diseases. Case reports describing new infectious etiologies or clinical manifestations are also offered. Infection adheres to a high standard of quality of all published material.

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