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BMC Infectious Diseases

BMC Infectious Diseases 1/2021

Ausgabe 1/2021

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 445 Artikel )

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Animut Alebel, Daniel Demant, Pammla Petrucka, David Sibbritt

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Campylobacter-associated hospitalisations in an Australian provincial setting

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A case of SFTS coinfected with E. coli bacteremia

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Naruemit Sayabovorn, Piriyaporn Chongtrakool, Methee Chayakulkeeree

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Roza Nasir Awol, Dawit Yihdego Reda, Deresse Daka Gidebo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Sho Yamada, Takamasa Kitajima, Satoshi Marumo, Motonari Fukui

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Shiqi Guo, Qiang Guo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Yali Yu, Fei Xu, Hui Shen, Jiang Wu

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Lisa Kawatsu, Kazuhiro Uchimura, Akihiro Ohkado

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Virginia Núñez-Samudio, Iván Landires

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Hayley Gans, Roy F. Chemaly

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Monitoring sick leave data for early detection of influenza outbreaks

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Abdurrahman Kaya, Sibel Yıldız Kaya

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Foodborne botulism presenting as small bowel obstruction: a case report

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yapeng Cui, Shunjiang Ni, Shifei Shen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Roxanna Haghighat, Elona Toska, Nontuthuzelo Bungane, Lucie Cluver

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Retrospective Seroepidemiology study of dengue virus infection in Taiwan

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

Bizhi Tu, Laifu Wei, Yaya Jia, Jun Qian

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Comparing tuberculosis gene signatures in malnourished individuals using the TBSignatureProfiler

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Mahnaz Sarhangi, Bita Bakhshi, Shahin Najar Peeraeyeh

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A rare case of adult herpes simplex encephalitis complicated with rhabdomyolysis

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

Zhigang Wang, Zhiqiang Wang

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Sarang Deo, Pankaj Jindal, Sirisha Papineni

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Ewelina Gowin, Jerzy Kuzma, Danuta Januszkiewicz-Lewandowska

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Etiology, clinical characteristics and coinfection status of bronchiolitis in Suzhou

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Xiang Chen, Ying Ying Gong, Li Zhang

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Ruimu Zhang, Jikui Deng

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

Hee-Sung Kim, Minseok Kang, Gilwon Kang

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

Clinical characteristics of COVID-19 complicated with pleural effusion

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Kessendri Reddy, Andrew Whitelaw

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Agnieszka Litwin, Stanislaw Rojek, Waldemar Gozdzik, Wieslawa Duszynska

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Frieder Schaumburg, Neele Froböse, Robin Köck

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Endemic chikungunya fever in Kenyan children: a prospective cohort study

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Impact of 16S rDNA sequencing on clinical treatment decisions: a single center retrospective study

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tingxuan Yin, Yuanjun Li, Ying Ying, Zhijun Luo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

Eunice Adeoti Salubi, Susan J. Elliott

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The relationship between seasonality, latitude and tuberculosis notifications in Pakistan

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Adenovirus viremia may predict adenovirus pneumonia severity in immunocompetent children

Ruimu Zhang, Hongmei Wang, Shufeng Tian, Jikui Deng

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

26.02.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Neonatal sepsis in a tertiary unit in South Africa

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

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

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

Lihong Huang, Liangmin Wei, Yue Jiang, Lijuan Lin

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

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

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

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effect of oxidative stress and calcium deregulation on FAM26F (CALHM6) expression during hepatitis B virus infection

Kehkshan Jabeen, Uzma Malik, Sajid Mansoor, Shaheen Shahzad, Saadia Zahid, Aneela Javed

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

The role of smart monitoring digital health care system based on smartphone application and personal health record platform for patients diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019

Jong Hun Kim, Won Suk Choi, Joon Young Song, Young Kyung Yoon, Min Ja Kim, Jang Wook Sohn

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The clinical application of Filmarray respiratory panel in children especially with severe respiratory tract infections

Fen Pan, Bingjie Wang, Hong Zhang, Yingying Shi, Qi Xu

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Bilateral acute renal cortical necrosis after a dog bite: case report

Simon A. Amacher, Kirstine K. Søgaard, Coralie Nkoulou, Raoul Sutter, Maja Weisser, Sandra S. Zingg, Adrian Egli, Alexa Hollinger, Martin Siegemund

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

Sudden neck swelling with rash as late manifestation of COVID-19: a case report

Caterina Giannitto, Cristiana Bonifacio, Susanna Esposito, Angela Ammirabile, Giuseppe Mercante, Armando De Virgilio, Giuseppe Spriano, Enrico Heffler, Ludovica Lofino, Letterio Salvatore Politi, Luca Balzarini

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Hepatitis B virus infection and its associated factors among medical waste collectors at public health facilities in eastern Ethiopia: a facility-based cross-sectional study

Degu Abate Mengiste, Abebe Tolera Dirbsa, Behailu Hawulte Ayele, Tewodros Tesfa Hailegiyorgis

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Nationwide multicenter questionnaire surveys on countermeasures against antimicrobial resistance and infections in hospitals

Jung-ho Shin, Seiko Mizuno, Takuya Okuno, Hisashi Itoshima, Noriko Sasaki, Susumu Kunisawa, Mitsuo Kaku, Makiko Yoshida, Yoshiaki Gu, Daiichi Morii, Keigo Shibayama, Norio Ohmagari, Yuichi Imanaka

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Molecular investigation of an outbreak associated with total parenteral nutrition contaminated with NDM-producing Leclercia adecarboxylata

Elvira Garza-González, Paola Bocanegra-Ibarias, Eduardo Rodríguez-Noriega, Esteban González-Díaz, Jesús Silva-Sanchez, Ulises Garza-Ramos, Iván Fernando Contreras-Coronado-Tovar, José Ecil Santos-Hernández, David Gutiérrez-Bañuelos, Juan Pablo Mena-Ramirez, Saúl Ramírez-De-los-Santos, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz, Rayo Morfín-Otero

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Patients with infective endocarditis and history of injection drug use in a Swedish referral hospital during 10 years

Anna Damlin, Katarina Westling

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Assessment of knowledge, attitudes, and practices towards Zika virus among healthcare workers in St. Kitts

Donya L. Francis, Utoomporn Wongsin, Shuo-Chen Chien, Yi-Hsin ( Elsa) Hsu, Franziska Michaela Lohmeyer, Wen-Shan Jian, Li-Fong Lin, Usman Iqbal

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sputum smear grading and associated factors among bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary drug-resistant tuberculosis patients in Ethiopia

Getahun Molla Kassa, Mehari Woldemariam Merid, Atalay Goshu Muluneh, Dawit Tefera Fentie

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Exploring and understanding HCV patient journeys- HEPCARE Europe project

Shannon Glaspy, Gordana Avramovic, Tina McHugh, Cristiana Oprea, Julian Surey, Irina Ianache, Juan Macías, Alistair Story, Walter Cullen, John S. Lambert

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical utility of cerebrospinal fluid vitamin D-binding protein as a novel biomarker for the diagnosis of viral and bacterial CNS infections

Young Jin Kim, Hương Giang Lê, Byoung-Kuk Na, Bo Gyu Kim, Youn-Kwan Jung, Mutbyul Kim, Heeyoung Kang, Min-Chul Cho

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

Tocilizumab improves survival in severe COVID-19 pneumonia with persistent hypoxia: a retrospective cohort study with follow-up from Mumbai, India

Yojana Gokhale, Rakshita Mehta, Uday Kulkarni, Nitin Karnik, Sushant Gokhale, Uma Sundar, Swati Chavan, Akshay Kor, Sonal Thakur, Trupti Trivedi, Naveen Kumar, Sujata Baveja, Aniket Wadal, Shaonak Kolte, Aukshan Deolankar, Sangeeta Pednekar, Lalana Kalekar, Rupal Padiyar, Charulata Londhe, Pramod Darole, Sujata Pol, Seema Bansode Gokhe, Namita Padwal, Dharmendra Pandey, Dhirendra Yadav, Anagha Joshi, Harshal Badgujar, Mayuri Trivedi, Priyanshu Shah, Prerna Bhavsar

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

Spatiotemporal heterogeneity and its determinants of COVID-19 transmission in typical labor export provinces of China

Li Wang, Chengdong Xu, Jinfeng Wang, Jiajun Qiao, Mingtao Yan, Qiankun Zhu

06.03.2021 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Sniffer dogs as a screening/diagnostic tool for COVID-19: a proof of concept study

Esmaeil Eskandari, Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh, Hassan Roudgari, Ramin Hamidi Farahani, Amir Nezami-Asl, Reza Laripour, Helen Aliyazdi, Arasb Dabbagh Moghaddam, Ramin Zibaseresht, Hossein Akbarialiabad, Mojtaba Yousefi Zoshk, Hamidreza Shiri, Mahdi Shiri

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Antibiotic resistance in Pakistan: a systematic review of past decade

Hazrat Bilal, Muhammad Nadeem Khan, Tayyab Rehman, Muhammad Fazal Hameed, Xingyuan Yang

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

Evaluating the effectiveness of measures to control the novel coronavirus disease 2019 in Jilin Province, China

Qinglong Zhao, Yao Wang, Meng Yang, Meina Li, Zeyu Zhao, Xinrong Lu, Bo Shen, Bo Luan, Yifei Zhao, Bonan Cao, Laishun Yao, Benhua Zhao, Yanhua Su, Tianmu Chen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

microRNA-125b-5p is a promising novel plasma biomarker for alveolar echinococcosis in patients from the southern province of Qinghai

Cao Deping, Jiang Bofan, Zhang Yaogang, Pang Mingquan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical outcomes and healthcare costs of inpatients with tetanus in Korea, 2011–2019

Sohyun Bae, Minsik Go, Yoonjung Kim, Soyoon Hwang, Shin-Woo Kim, Ki Tae Kwon, Sook-In Jung, Hyun-Ha Chang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Development of a recombinase-aided amplification assay for rapid detection of human norovirus GII.4

Zhiwei Qin, Liang Xue, Weicheng Cai, Junshan Gao, Yueting Jiang, Jiale Yang, Yanhui Liang, Linping Wang, Jumei Zhang, Yongdan Hu, Qingping Wu

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

The prevalence and clinical significance of Presymptomatic COVID-19 patients: how we can be one step ahead in mitigating a deadly pandemic

Juen Kiem Tan, Dalleen Leong, Hemalatha Munusamy, Nor Hazwani Zenol Ariffin, Najma Kori, Rozita Hod, Petrick Periyasamy

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Risk factors for recurrent wheezing after bronchiolitis in infants: 2-year follow up in China

Sainan Chen, Wenjing Gu, Min Wu, Chuangli Hao, Canhong Zhu, Xuejun Shao, Yuqing Wang

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Isolation of Mycobacterium talmoniae from a patient with diffuse panbronchiolitis: a case report

Tomoko Suzuki, Miwako Saitou, Yuriko Igarashi, Satoshi Mitarai, Katsunao Niitsuma

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Refractory pharyngeal ulceration due to cytomegalovirus in a patient with HIV infection: a case report and literature review

Morichika Osa, Akihiro Sato, Maki Sakagami, Masaki Machida, Takao Sato, Ayaka Tsukimori, Shinji Fukushima, Itaru Nakamura, Ryo Akai, Kiyoaki Tsukahara, Hidehiro Watanabe

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Chronic maternal hepatitis B virus infection and pregnancy outcome- a single center study in Kunming, China

Qian Sun, Terence T. Lao, Mingyu Du, Min Xie, Yonghu Sun, Bing Bai, Junnan Ma, Tianying Zhu, Shengnan Yu, Runmei Ma

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Low-dose amikacin in the treatment of Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB)

Natasha F. Sabur, Mantaj S. Brar, Lisa Wu, Sarah K. Brode

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

Diagnostic accuracy of symptoms as a diagnostic tool for SARS-CoV 2 infection: a cross-sectional study in a cohort of 2,173 patients

Carlos Alfonso Romero-Gameros, Tania Colin-Martínez, Salomón Waizel-Haiat, Guadalupe Vargas-Ortega, Eduardo Ferat-Osorio, José Alberto Guerrero-Paz, Marielle Intriago-Alor, Mayra Alejandra López-Moreno, Carlos Fredy Cuevas-García, Victoria Mendoza-Zubieta, Jose Luis Martínez-Ordaz, Baldomero González-Virla

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

Clinical and laboratory findings in COVID-19 adult hospitalized patients from Alborz province / Iran: comparison of rRT-PCR positive and negative

Farnaz Karimi, Amir Abbas Vaezi, Mostafa Qorbani, Fatemeh Moghadasi, Saeed Hassani Gelsfid, Arman Maghoul, Neda Mahmoodi, Zahra Eskandari, Hossein Gholami, Zakiye Mokhames, Mahshid Saleh

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

Serial interval and incubation period of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Muluneh Alene, Leltework Yismaw, Moges Agazhe Assemie, Daniel Bekele Ketema, Wodaje Gietaneh, Tilahun Yemanu Birhan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Epidemiological risk factors and the geographical distribution of eight Mycobacterium species

Maura J. Donohue

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Preliminary review on the prevalence, proportion, geographical distribution, and characteristics of naturally acquired Plasmodium cynomolgi infection in mosquitoes, macaques, and humans: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Manas Kotepui, Frederick Ramirez Masangkay, Kwuntida Uthaisar Kotepui, Giovanni De Jesus Milanez

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A spatiotemporal simulation study on the transmission of harmful microorganisms through connected healthcare workers in a hospital ward setting

J. M. van Niekerk, A. Stein, M. H. E. Doting, M. Lokate, L. M. A. Braakman-Jansen, J. E. W. C. van Gemert-Pijnen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Phenotypic and genotypic drug sensitivity profiles of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and associated factors in northeastern Ethiopia

Fikru Gashaw, Berhanu Erko, Yalemtsehay Mekonnen, Bazezew Yenew, Misikir Amare, Balako Gumi, Gobena Ameni

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

Renin-angiotensin system inhibitors and susceptibility to COVID-19 in patients with hypertension: a propensity score-matched cohort study in primary care

Shamil Haroon, Anuradhaa Subramanian, Jennifer Cooper, Astha Anand, Krishna Gokhale, Nathan Byne, Samir Dhalla, Dionisio Acosta-Mena, Thomas Taverner, Kelvin Okoth, Jingya Wang, Joht Singh Chandan, Christopher Sainsbury, Dawit Tefra Zemedikun, G. Neil Thomas, Dhruv Parekh, Tom Marshall, Elizabeth Sapey, Nicola J. Adderley, Krishnarajah Nirantharakumar

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

Genetic testing and serological screening for SARS-CoV-2 infection in a COVID-19 outbreak in a nursing facility in Japan

Yong Chong, Naoki Tani, Hideyuki Ikematsu, Nobuto Terazawa, Hitoshi Nakashima, Nobuyuki Shimono, Koichi Akashi, Yosuke Tanaka

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

PCR-reverse blot hybridization assay in respiratory specimens for rapid detection and differentiation of mycobacteria in HIV-negative population

Qing Zhang, Heping Xiao, Liping Yan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Surveillance of the major pathogenic arboviruses of public health concern in Gabon, Central Africa: increased risk of West Nile virus and dengue virus infections

Yuri Ushijima, Haruka Abe, Georgelin Nguema Ondo, Rodrigue Bikangui, Marguerite Massinga Loembé, Vahid R. Zadeh, Joseph G. E. Essimengane, Armel V. N. Mbouna, Emmanuel B. Bache, Selidji T. Agnandji, Bertrand Lell, Jiro Yasuda

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Combination inhibition activity of chlorhexidine and antibiotics on multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in vitro

Fei Lin, Bin Yu, Qinghui Wang, Mingyong Yuan, Baodong Ling

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Acute pancreatitis associated with hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome: a cohort study of 346 patients

Qinyue Guo, Jing Xu, Qindong Shi, Bin Du

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Neonatal Ureaplasma parvum meningitis complicated with subdural hematoma: a case report and literature review

Canyang Zhan, Lihua Chen, Lingling Hu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Knowledge and attitude towards cutaneous leishmaniasis among rural endemic communities in Shara’b district, Taiz, southwestern Yemen

Talal H. Alharazi, Najoua Haouas, Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Neonatal prophylaxis with antibiotic containing ointments does not reduce incidence of chlamydial conjunctivitis in newborns

Tamar A. Smith-Norowitz, Crystal Ukaegbu, Stephan Kohlhoff, Margaret R. Hammerschlag

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

Characteristics of patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and seasonal influenza at time of hospital admission: a single center comparative study

Pablo Sieber, Domenica Flury, Sabine Güsewell, Werner C. Albrich, Katia Boggian, Céline Gardiol, Matthias Schlegel, Robert Sieber, Pietro Vernazza, Philipp Kohler

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Delayed diagnosis of tuberculosis in patients with diabetes mellitus co-morbidity and its associated factors in Zhejiang Province, China

Wenhui Xiao, Dajiang Huang, Saiqiong Li, Shangcheng Zhou, Xiaolin Wei, Bin Chen, Guanyang Zou

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Associations between antimicrobial susceptibility/resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in European Union/European Economic Area and patients’ gender, sexual orientation and anatomical site of infection, 2009–2016

Susanne Jacobsson, Michelle J. Cole, Gianfranco Spiteri, Michaela Day, Magnus Unemo, on behalf of The Euro-GASP Network

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Close contact infection dynamics over time: insights from a second large-scale social contact survey in Flanders, Belgium, in 2010-2011

Thang Van Hoang, Pietro Coletti, Yimer Wasihun Kifle, Kim Van Kerckhove, Sarah Vercruysse, Lander Willem, Philippe Beutels, Niel Hens

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Community transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis is associated with activity space overlap in Lima, Peru

David P. Bui, Shruthi S. Chandran, Eyal Oren, Heidi E. Brown, Robin B. Harris, Gwenan M. Knight, Louis Grandjean

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Correction to: Impact of 16S rDNA sequencing on clinical treatment decisions: a single center retrospective study

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

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Thalamic abscess in a patient with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia successfully treated with an empiric antibiotic regime: case report and review of the literature

Xavier A. Santander, Anwar Saab, Juan Manuel Revuelta-Barbero, Elena Múñez

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Molecular characterization of high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) in women in Lomé, Togo

Akouélé P. Kuassi-Kpede, Essolakina Dolou, Théodora M. Zohoncon, Ina Marie Angèle Traore, Gnatoulma Katawa, R. Alice Ouedraogo, Esther Mah Traore, Prosper Bado, T. Clarisse Ouedraogo, Florencia Wendkuuni Djigma, Simplice Damintoti Karou, Jacques Simpore

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Risk factors for measles deaths among children during a Nationwide measles outbreak – Romania, 2016–2018

Morgane Donadel, Aurora Stanescu, Adriana Pistol, Brock Stewart, Cassandra Butu, Dragan Jankovic, Bogdan Paunescu, Laura Zimmerman

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Research on the predictive effect of a combined model of ARIMA and neural networks on human brucellosis in Shanxi Province, China: a time series predictive analysis

Mengmeng Zhai, Wenhan Li, Ping Tie, Xuchun Wang, Tao Xie, Hao Ren, Zhuang Zhang, Weimei Song, Dichen Quan, Meichen Li, Limin Chen, Lixia Qiu

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The utility of point-of-care urinary lipoarabinomannan testing for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in critically ill patients: a prospective observational study

Kim de Vasconcellos, Praksha Ramjathan, Dhivendra Singh

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Improving treatment outcomes for leprosy in Pernambuco, Brazil: a qualitative study exploring the experiences and perceptions of retreatment patients and their carers

Divya Khanna, Gilles de Wildt, Luiz Antonio Miranda de Souza Duarte Filho, Mitali Bajaj, Jo Freda Lai, Esme Gardiner, Andrea Maia Fernandes de Araújo Fonseca, Antje Lindenmeyer, Patrícia Sammarco Rosa

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

Divergences on expected pneumonia cases during the COVID-19 epidemic in Catalonia: a time-series analysis of primary care electronic health records covering about 6 million people

Ermengol Coma, Leonardo Méndez-Boo, Núria Mora, Carolina Guiriguet, Mència Benítez, Francesc Fina, Mireia Fàbregas, Elisabet Balló, Francisa Ramos, Manuel Medina, Josep M. Argimon

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Bittersweet: infective complications of drug-induced glycosuria in patients with diabetes mellitus on SGLT2-inhibitors: two case reports

Caroline Bartolo, Victoria Hall, N. Deborah Friedman, Chloe Lanyon, Andrew Fuller, C. Orla Morrissey, Eugene Athan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Systematic review: the bioavailability of orally administered antibiotics during the initial phase of a systemic infection in non-ICU patients

Annemieke K. van den Broek, Jan M. Prins, Caroline E. Visser, Reinier M. van Hest

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Fluid requirement in adult dengue haemorrhagic fever patients during the critical phase of the illness: an observational study

PMW Madanayake, AEU Jayawardena, S L Wijekoon, N Perera, JKP Wanigasuriya

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Peripheral immune profile of children with Talaromyces marneffei infections: a retrospective analysis of 21 cases

Qiang Zeng, Yingkang Jin, Genquan Yin, Diyuan Yang, Wenyan Li, Tingting Shi, Gen Lu, Li Huang, Huifeng Fan

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical false positives resulting from recent intravenous immunoglobulin therapy: case report

Janarthanee Suresh, Barry D. Kyle

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Institutional outbreak involving multiple clades of IMP-producing Enterobacter cloacae complex sequence type 78 at a cancer center in Tokyo, Japan

Sohei Harada, Kotaro Aoki, Daisuke Ohkushi, Koh Okamoto, Kazumi Takehana, Tomomi Akatsuchi, Keito Ida, Daigo Shoji, Yoshikazu Ishii, Yohei Doi, Kyoji Moriya, Brian Hayama

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Physical disabilities caused by leprosy in 100 million cohort in Brazil

Mauro Niskier Sanchez, Joilda Silva Nery, Júlia Moreira Pescarini, André Alves Mendes, Maria Yury Ichihara, Camila Silveira Silva Teixeira, Maria Lúcia Fernandes Penna, Liam Smeeth, Laura Cunha Rodrigues, Maurício Lima Barreto, Elizabeth B. Brickley, Gerson Oliveira Penna

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Influenza and other respiratory viral infections associated with absence from school among schoolchildren in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA: a cohort study

Jonathan M. Read, Shanta Zimmer, Charles Vukotich Jr, Mary Lou Schweizer, David Galloway, Carrie Lingle, Gaby Yearwood, Patti Calderone, Eva Noble, Talia Quadelacy, Kyra Grantz, Charles Rinaldo, Hongjiang Gao, Jeanette Rainey, Amra Uzicanin, Derek A. T. Cummings

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Risk factors for mortality among patients diagnosed with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Uganda- a case-control study

Enock Kizito, Joseph Musaazi, Kenneth Mutesasira, Fred Twinomugisha, Helen Namwanje, Timothy Kiyemba, Debora B. Freitas Lopez, Nicholas Sebuliba Nicholas, Abel Nkolo, Estella Birabwa, Seyoum Dejene, Stella Zawedde-Muyanja

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Relationship between neighborhood census-tract level socioeconomic status and respiratory syncytial virus-associated hospitalizations in U.S. adults, 2015–2017

Jenna E. Holmen, Lindsay Kim, Bryanna Cikesh, Pam Daily Kirley, Shua J. Chai, Nancy M. Bennett, Christina B. Felsen, Patricia Ryan, Maya Monroe, Evan J. Anderson, Kyle P. Openo, Kathryn Como-Sabetti, Erica Bye, H. Keipp Talbot, William Schaffner, Alison Muse, Grant R. Barney, Michael Whitaker, Jennifer Ahern, Christopher Rowe, Gayle Langley, Art Reingold

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Hepatic expression of cholesterol regulating genes favour increased circulating low-density lipoprotein in HIV infected patients with gallstone disease: a preliminary study

Suman Mewa Kinoo, Anil A. Chuturgoon, Bugwan Singh, Savania Nagiah

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Epidemiology and antimicrobial susceptibility of invasive Escherichia coli infection in neonates from 2012 to 2019 in Xiamen, China

Jidong Lai, Yao Zhu, Lixia Tang, Xinzhu Lin

01.12.2021 | Guidelines | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Invasive aspergillosis in solid organ transplant patients: diagnosis, prophylaxis, treatment, and assessment of response

Dionysios Neofytos, Carolina Garcia-Vidal, Frédéric Lamoth, Christoph Lichtenstern, Alessandro Perrella, Jörg Janne Vehreschild

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

Efficacy and safety of Levamisole treatment in clinical presentations of non-hospitalized patients with COVID-19: a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial

Amirreza Roostaei Firozabad, Zohreh Akhoundi Meybodi, Seyed Ruhollah Mousavinasab, Adeleh Sahebnasagh, Mohsen Gholinataj Jelodar, Iman Karimzadeh, Solomon Habtemariam, Fatemeh Saghafi

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

Subacute cerebellar ataxia following respiratory symptoms of COVID-19: a case report

Jana Werner, Ina Reichen, Michael Huber, Irene A. Abela, Michael Weller, Ilijas Jelcic

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

Follow-up study on serum cholesterol profiles and potential sequelae in recovered COVID-19 patients

Guiling Li, Li Du, Xiaoling Cao, Xiuqi Wei, Yao Jiang, Yuqi Lin, Vi Nguyen, Wenbin Tan, Hui Wang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Isolation and characterizations of a novel recombinant scFv antibody against exotoxin A of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Zahra Shadman, Safar Farajnia, Mohammad Pazhang, Mohammadreza Tohidkia, Leila Rahbarnia, Saeed Najavand, Sayna Toraby

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Impact of acute kidney injury on survival in patients with chronic hepatitis C: a retrospective cohort study

Hankyu Jeon, Jae Heon Kim, Sang Soo Lee, Hee Jin Kim, Ra Ri Cha, Hyun Chin Cho, Jae Min Lee, Chang Yoon Ha, Hyun Jin Kim, Tae Hyo Kim, Woon Tae Jung, Ok-Jae Lee

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Population aging and trends of pulmonary tuberculosis incidence in the elderly

Shi-jin Li, Yi-fan Li, Wan-mei Song, Qian-yun Zhang, Si-qi Liu, Ting-ting Xu, Qi-qi An, Jin-yue Liu, Huai-chen Li

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Improved detection of microbiological pathogens: role of partner and non-governmental organizations

Michael Owusu, Bernard Nkrumah, Godfred Acheampong, Ebenezer Kofi Mensah, Abass Abdul-Karim Komei, Festus Kofi Sroda, Sambian David, Shannon Emery, Lucy Maryogo Robinson, Kwame Asante, David Opare

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

‘Long COVID’: persistent COVID-19 symptoms in survivors managed in Lagos State, Nigeria

Bodunrin Osikomaiya, Olufemi Erinoso, Kikelomo Ololade Wright, Aina Olufemi Odusola, Babafemi Thomas, Oluwatosin Adeyemi, Abimbola Bowale, Olusola Adejumo, Ayodeji Falana, Ismail Abdus-salam, Olusegun Ogboye, Akin Osibogun, Akin Abayomi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Measles and rubella serosusceptibity among population vaccinated with different schedules: the potential impact on measles-rubella elimination in Iran

Hana Saffar, Maryam Khalifeloo, Mohammad-Jafar Saffar, Alireza Abdollahi, Mohammad-Reza Parsaei, Gholam-Reza Ghorbani, Samaneh Salarvand, Mohsen Aarabi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Viral etiology and epidemiology of pediatric patients hospitalized for acute respiratory tract infections in Macao: a retrospective study from 2014 to 2017

Cheng Lei, Lisong Yang, Cheong Tat Lou, Fan Yang, Kin Ian SiTou, Hao Hu, King Io, Kun Tat Cheok, Baoquan Pan, Carolina Oi Lam Ung

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Optimal empiric treatment for KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in critically ill patients with normal or decreased renal function using Monte Carlo simulation

Guoan Wang, Wei Yu, Yushan Cui, Qingyi Shi, Chen Huang, Yonghong Xiao

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

Role of interleukin 6 as a predictive factor for a severe course of Covid-19: retrospective data analysis of patients from a long-term care facility during Covid-19 outbreak

P. Sabaka, A. Koščálová, I. Straka, J. Hodosy, R. Lipták, B. Kmotorková, M. Kachlíková, A. Kušnírová

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Excluded versus included patients in a randomized controlled trial of infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria: relevance to external validity

Vered Daitch, Mical Paul, George L. Daikos, Emanuele Durante-Mangoni, Dafna Yahav, Yehuda Carmeli, Yael Dishon Benattar, Anna Skiada, Roberto Andini, Noa Eliakim-Raz, Amir Nutman, Oren Zusman, Anastasia Antoniadou, Giusi Cavezza, Amos Adler, Yaakov Dickstein, Ioannis Pavleas, Rosa Zampino, Roni Bitterman, Hiba Zayyad, Fidi Koppel, Yael Zak-Doron, Inbar Levi, Tanya Babich, Adi Turjeman, Haim Ben-Zvi, Lena E. Friberg, Johan W. Mouton, Ursula Theuretzbacher, Leonard Leibovici

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Francisella tularensis human infections in a village of northwest Iran

Saber Esmaeili, Mahdi Rohani, Ahmad Ghasemi, Mohammad Mehdi Gouya, Simin Khayatzadeh, Ahmad Mahmoudi, Hossein Ahangari Cohan, Anders Johansson, Max Maurin, Ehsan Mostafavi

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Systemic dengue infection associated with a new dengue virus type 2 introduction in Brazil – a case report

Marielton dos Passos Cunha, Amaro Nunes Duarte-Neto, Shahab Zaki Pour, Ludhmila Abrahão Hajjar, Fernando Pereira Frassetto, Marisa Dolhnikoff, Paulo Hilario do Nascimento Saldiva, Paolo Marinho de Andrade Zanotto

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

C-reactive protein predicts complications in community-associated S. aureus bacteraemia: a cohort study

Carly L. Botheras, Steven J. Bowe, Raquel Cowan, Eugene Athan

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Nutritional risk screening score as an independent predictor of nonventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia: a cohort study of 67,280 patients

Zhihui Chen, Hongmei Wu, Jiehong Jiang, Kun Xu, Shengchun Gao, Le Chen, Haihong Wang, Xiuyang Li

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Activity of daily living upon admission is an independent predictor of in-hospital mortality in older patients with community-acquired pneumonia

Yu Kang, Xiang-Yang Fang, Dong Wang, Xiao-Juan Wang

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Independent predictors for 90-day readmission of emergency department patients admitted with sepsis: a prospective cohort study

Peer Oscar Overgaard Stenholt, S. M. Osama Bin Abdullah, Rune Husås Sørensen, Finn Erland Nielsen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Early prediction of blood stream infection in a prospectively collected cohort

David Nestor, Hanna Andersson, Pernilla Kihlberg, Sara Olson, Ingrid Ziegler, Gunlög Rasmussen, Jan Källman, Sara Cajander, Paula Mölling, Martin Sundqvist

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Cytokine measurements add value to clinical variables in predicting outcomes for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia

Karen Tan, Emi Minejima, Mimi Lou, Wendy J. Mack, Paul Nieberg, Annie Wong-Beringer

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

Diagnostic performance of the combined nasal and throat swab in patients admitted to hospital with suspected COVID-19

Kuan Ken Lee, Dimitrios Doudesis, Daniella A. Ross, Anda Bularga, Claire L. MacKintosh, Oliver Koch, Ingolfur Johannessen, Kate Templeton, Sara Jenks, Andrew R. Chapman, Anoop S. V. Shah, Atul Anand, Meghan R. Perry, Nicholas L. Mills, on behalf of the DataLoch COVID-19 Collaboration

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Response to a sexual risk reduction intervention provided in combination with hepatitis C treatment by HIV/HCV co-infected men who have sex with men: a reflexive thematic analysis

Patrizia Künzler-Heule, Katharina Fierz, Axel Jeremias Schmidt, Manuela Rasi, Jasmina Bogdanovic, Agnes Kocher, Sandra Engberg, Manuel Battegay, Christiana Nöstlinger, Andreas Lehner, Roger Kouyos, Patrick Schmid, Dominique Laurent Braun, Jan Fehr, Dunja Nicca

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Respiratory microbes detected in hospitalized adults with acute respiratory infections: associations between influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus and intensive care unit admission or fatal outcome in Vietnam (2015–2017)

Phuong Thai Truong, Shinji Saito, Ikuyo Takayama, Hiroyuki Furuya, Binh Gia Nguyen, Thanh Van Do, Phuong Thu Phan, Cuong Duy Do, Co Xuan Dao, Thach The Pham, Tuan Quoc Dang, Chau Quy Ngo, Ngan Thi Le, Vuong Minh Bui, Dung Trung Le, Van Thi Tuong Vu, Thuy Thi Phuong Pham, Takeshi Arashiro, Tsutomu Kageyama, Noriko Nakajima

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Differences in antibiotic and antiviral use in people with confirmed influenza: a retrospective comparison of rapid influenza PCR and multiplex respiratory virus PCR tests

Victor Au Yeung, Kiran Thapa, William Rawlinson, Andrew Georgiou, Jeffrey J. Post, Kristen Overton

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Chorea as the presenting feature of acute rheumatic fever in childhood; case reports from a low-prevalence European setting

Marta Illán Ramos, Belén Sagastizabal Cardelús, Adrián García Ron, Sara Guillén Martín, Arantxa Berzosa Sánchez, José Tomás Ramos Amador

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical features of parainfluenza infections among young children hospitalized for acute respiratory illness in Amman, Jordan

Leigh M. Howard, Danielle A. Rankin, Andrew J. Spieker, Wenying Gu, Zaid Haddadin, Varvara Probst, Herdi Rahman, Rendie McHenry, Claudia Guevara Pulido, John V. Williams, Samir Faouri, Asem Shehabi, Najwa Khuri-Bulos, Natasha B. Halasa

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Assessing the determinants of Ebola virus disease transmission in Baka Community of the Tropical Rainforest of Cameroon

Frankline Sevidzem Wirsiy, Alphonse Um Boock, Jane-Francis Tatah Kihla Akoachere

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

IgG and IgM antibody formation to spike and nucleocapsid proteins in COVID-19 characterized by multiplex immunoblot assays

Jyotsna Shah, Song Liu, Hari-Hara Potula, Prerna Bhargava, Iris Cruz, Denise Force, Ammar Bazerbashi, Ranjan Ramasamy

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of artemisinin-based combination therapies for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in pediatrics: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Workineh Shibeshi, Getachew Alemkere, Assefa Mulu, Ephrem Engidawork

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The associations of serum S100A9 with the severity and prognosis in patients with community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective cohort study

Hong-Yan Liu, Hui-Xian Xiang, Ying Xiang, Zheng Xu, Chun-Mei Feng, Jun Fei, Lin Fu, Hui Zhao

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence and genotype distribution of HPV infection among 214,715 women from Southern China, 2012–2018: baseline measures prior to mass HPV vaccination

Li-pei Luo, Ping He, Qiao-tu Liu, Yang-hua Jiang, Yang-nan Zhang, Qing-zhao Li, Qiu Li, Sheng-tao Li, Fan Yang, Hua Ling, Xin-gui Dai, Zhong-yu Li, Hong-liang Chen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Haematological abnormalities in children with sickle cell disease and non-severe malaria infection in western Kenya

Paul Kosiyo, Walter Otieno, Jesse Gitaka, Elly O. Munde, Collins Ouma

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Molecular characterization of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis against levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, bedaquiline, linezolid, clofazimine, and delamanid in southwest of China

Huiwen Zheng, Wencong He, Weiwei Jiao, Hui Xia, Lin Sun, Shengfen Wang, Jing Xiao, Xichao Ou, Yanlin Zhao, Adong Shen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Co-infection of HIV in patients with Buruli ulcer disease in Central Ghana

Yaw Ampem Amoako, Aloysius Dzigbordi Loglo, Michael Frimpong, Bernadette Agbavor, Mohammed Kabiru Abass, George Amofa, Elizabeth Ofori, Edwin Ampadu, Kingsley Asiedu, Ymkje Stienstra, Mark Wansbrough-Jones, Tjip van der Werf, Richard Odame Phillips

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effect of hookworm infection and anthelmintic treatment on naturally acquired antibody responses against the GMZ2 malaria vaccine candidate and constituent antigens

Benjamin Amoani, Ben Gyan, Samuel Asamoah Sakyi, Emmanuel Kwasi Abu, Samuel Victor Nuvor, Precious Barnes, Tracy Sarkodie-Addo, Benjamin Ahenkorah, Christian Sewor, Duah Dwomoh, Michael Theisen, Michael Cappello, Michael D. Wilson, Bright Adu

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

Clinical and CT features of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 cases after two sequential negative nucleic acid testing results: a retrospective analysis

Yan Rong, Fei Wang, Jinfei Tian, Xinhua Liang, Jing Wang, Xiaoli Li, Dandan Zhang, Jing Liu, Huadong Zeng, Yang Zhou, Yi Shi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

HIV voluntary counseling and testing uptake and associated factors among Ethiopian youths: evidence from the 2016 EDHS using multilevel modeling

Mamo Nigatu, Teshome Kabeta, Abonesh Taye, Merga Belina

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Effects of weather-related social distancing on city-scale transmission of respiratory viruses: a retrospective cohort study

Michael L. Jackson, Gregory R. Hart, Denise J. McCulloch, Amanda Adler, Elisabeth Brandstetter, Kairsten Fay, Peter Han, Kirsten Lacombe, Jover Lee, Thomas R. Sibley, Deborah A. Nickerson, Mark J. Rieder, Lea Starita, Janet A. Englund, Trevor Bedford, Helen Chu, Michael Famulare, on behalf of the Seattle Flu Study Investigators

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

MPT64 assays for the rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Xun-Jie Cao, Ya-Ping Li, Jia-Ying Wang, Jie Zhou, Xu-Guang Guo

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

Methylprednisolone or dexamethasone, which one is superior corticosteroid in the treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 patients: a triple-blinded randomized controlled trial

Keivan Ranjbar, Mohsen Moghadami, Alireza Mirahmadizadeh, Mohammad Javad Fallahi, Vahid Khaloo, Reza Shahriarirad, Amirhossein Erfani, Zohre Khodamoradi, Mohammad Hasan Gholampoor Saadi

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

Predictors of willingness to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S

Bridget J. Kelly, Brian G. Southwell, Lauren A. McCormack, Carla M. Bann, Pia D. M. MacDonald, Alicia M. Frasier, Christine A. Bevc, Noel T. Brewer, Linda B. Squiers

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Antibiotic prescriptions for children younger than 5 years with acute upper respiratory infections in China: a retrospective nationwide claims database study

Fengxia Xue, Baoping Xu, Adong Shen, Kunling Shen

01.12.2021 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

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

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

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

Clinical characteristics and outcome of influenza virus infection among adults hospitalized with severe COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study from Wuhan, China

Xunliang Tong, Xiaomao Xu, Guoyue Lv, He Wang, Anqi Cheng, Dingyi Wang, Guohui Fan, Yue Zhang, Yanming Li

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

Informing the public health response to COVID-19: a systematic review of risk factors for disease, severity, and mortality

M. Flook, C. Jackson, E. Vasileiou, C. R. Simpson, M. D. Muckian, U. Agrawal, C. McCowan, Y. Jia, J. L. K. Murray, L. D. Ritchie, C. Robertson, S. J. Stock, X. Wang, M. E. J. Woolhouse, A. Sheikh, H. R. Stagg

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

Impact of COVID-19 infection on life expectancy, premature mortality, and DALY in Maharashtra, India

Guru Vasishtha, Sanjay K. Mohanty, Udaya S. Mishra, Manisha Dubey, Umakanta Sahoo

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

An Eschar-like souvenir from a journey to Colombia: Ecthyma gangrenosum as a differential diagnosis of tropical diseases in immunocompromised patients – a case report

Gabriela M. Wiedemann, Jochen Schneider, Mareike Verbeek, Björn Konukiewitz, Christoph D. Spinner, Henrik Einwächter, Roland M. Schmid, Kathrin Rothe

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

European data sources for computing burden of (potential) vaccine-preventable diseases in ageing adults

Estelle Méroc, Janeri Fröberg, Timea Almasi, Brita Askeland Winje, Alejandro Orrico-Sánchez, Anneke Steens, Scott A. McDonald, Kaatje Bollaerts, Mirjam J. Knol

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Is deployement of diagnostic test alone enough? Comprehensive package of interventions to strengthen TB laboratory network: three years of experience in Burkina Faso

Riccardo Alagna, Adjima Combary, Elisa Tagliani, Léon Tinnoga Sawadogo, Tandaogo Saouadogo, Souba Diandé, Francis Ouedraogo, Daniela Maria Cirillo

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Leprosy detection rate in patients under immunosuppression for the treatment of dermatological, rheumatological, and gastroenterological diseases: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis

Daniel Holanda Barroso, Jurema Guerrieri Brandão, Elaine Silva Nascimento Andrade, Ana Clara Banhatto Correia, Danielle Costa Aquino, Ana Carolina Rios Chen, Sebastian Vernal, Wildo Navegantes de Araújo, Lícia Maria Henrique da Mota, Raimunda Nonata Ribeiro Sampaio, Patrícia Shu Kurizky, Ciro Martins Gomes

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus in African children from rural and urban communities with atopic dermatitis

Gillian O. N. Ndhlovu, Regina E. Abotsi, Adebayo O. Shittu, Shima M. Abdulgader, Dorota Jamrozy, Christopher L. Dupont, Avumile Mankahla, Mark P. Nicol, Carol Hlela, Michael E. Levin, Nonhlanhla Lunjani, Felix S. Dube

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence of cryptosporidiosis among children with diarrhoea under five years admitted to Kosti teaching hospital, Kosti City, Sudan

Abdelhakam G. Tamomh, AbdElhadi M. Agena, Elham Elamin, Mohammed A. Suliman, Mohammed Elmadani, Asmaa B. Omara, Sahar A. Musa

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

Estimating asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections in a geographic area of low disease incidence

Valeria Caturano, Barbara Manti, Fortunata Carbone, Vito Alessandro Lasorsa, Roberta Colicchio, Mario Capasso, Antonio Leonardi, Giuseppe Matarese, Tommaso Russo, Paola Salvatore

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical characteristics, risk factors and outcome of severe Norovirus infection in kidney transplant patients: a case-control study

Julien Gras, Moustafa Abdel-Nabey, Axelle Dupont, Jérôme Le Goff, Jean-Michel Molina, Marie Noëlle Peraldi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clinical metagenomics assessments improve diagnosis and outcomes in community-acquired pneumonia

Fei Xie, Zhimei Duan, Weiqi Zeng, Shumei Xie, Mingzhou Xie, Han Fu, Qing Ye, Teng Xu, Lixin Xie

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

Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid characteristics and outcomes of invasively mechanically ventilated patients with COVID-19 pneumonia in Genoa, Italy

Chiara Dentone, Antonio Vena, Maurizio Loconte, Federica Grillo, Iole Brunetti, Emanuela Barisione, Elisabetta Tedone, Sara Mora, Antonio Di Biagio, Andrea Orsi, Andrea De Maria, Laura Nicolini, Lorenzo Ball, Daniele Roberto Giacobbe, Laura Magnasco, Emanuele Delfino, Luca Mastracci, Rosa Mangerini, Lucia Taramasso, Chiara Sepulcri, Rachele Pincino, Martina Bavastro, Matteo Cerchiaro, Malgorzata Mikulska, Bianca Bruzzone, Giancarlo Icardi, Paolo Frisoni, Angelo Gratarola, Nicolò Patroniti, Paolo Pelosi, Matteo Bassetti

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Carbon dioxide increases with face masks but remains below short-term NIOSH limits

Michelle S. M. Rhee, Carin D. Lindquist, Matthew T. Silvestrini, Amanda C. Chan, Jonathan J. Y. Ong, Vijay K. Sharma

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Nationwide cross-sectional study of antimicrobial stewardship and antifungal stewardship programs in inpatient settings in Japan

Yuki Moriyama, Masahiro Ishikane, Yoshiki Kusama, Nobuaki Matsunaga, Taichi Tajima, Kayoko Hayakawa, Norio Ohmagari

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

Development and validation of a simple-to-use nomogram to predict the deterioration and survival of patients with COVID-19

Zhiyong Zeng, Chaohui Wu, Zhenlv Lin, Yong Ye, Shaodan Feng, Yingying Fang, Yanmei Huang, Minhua Li, Debing Du, Gongping Chen, Dezhi Kang

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

Methylene blue photochemical treatment as a reliable SARS-CoV-2 plasma virus inactivation method for blood safety and convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19

Changzhong Jin, Bin Yu, Jie Zhang, Hao Wu, Xipeng Zhou, Hangping Yao, Fumin Liu, Xiangyun Lu, Linfang Cheng, Miao Jiang, Nanping Wu

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Online respondent-driven detection for enhanced contact tracing of close-contact infectious diseases: benefits and barriers for public health practice

Yannick B. Helms, Nora Hamdiui, Renske Eilers, Christian Hoebe, Nicole Dukers-Muijrers, Hans van den Kerkhof, Aura Timen, Mart L. Stein

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High frequency of Taenia solium antigen positivity in patients admitted for neurological disorders in the Rural Hospital of Mosango, Democratic Republic of Congo

Deby Mukendi, Jean-Roger Lilo Kalo, Pascal Lutumba, Barbara Barbé, Jan Jacobs, Cedric P. Yansouni, Sarah Gabriël, Pierre Dorny, François Chappuis, Marleen Boelaert, Andrea S. Winkler, Kristien Verdonck, Emmanuel Bottieau

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

Evaluation of pooling of samples for testing SARS-CoV- 2 for mass screening of COVID-19

Sally A. Mahmoud, Esra Ibrahim, Bhagyashree Thakre, Juliet G. Teddy, Preety Raheja, Subhashini Ganesan, Walid A. Zaher

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Virulence genes and phylogenetic groups of uropathogenic Escherichia coli isolates from patients with urinary tract infection and uninfected control subjects: a case-control study

Seyedeh Elham Rezatofighi, Mahsa Mirzarazi, Mansour Salehi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Viral load and high prevalence of HR-HPV52 and 58 types in black women from rural communities

Lays Paula Bondi Volpini, Jerusa Araújo Dias, Luciana Bueno de Freitas, Maria Carmen Lopes Ferreira Silva, Angélica Espinosa Miranda, Liliana Cruz Spano

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Association between the frequency of surgeries for video-assisted thoracic surgery and the incidence of consequent surgical site infections: a retrospective observational study based on national surveillance data

Toshiki Kajihara, Koji Yahara, Aki Hirabayashi, Hitomi Kurosu, Motoyuki Sugai, Keigo Shibayama

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Severe pneumonia caused by Parvimonas micra: a case report

Qing Yu, Lingling Sun, Zuqing Xu, Lumei Fan, Yunbo Du

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Comparison of clinical features on admission between coronavirus disease 2019 and influenza a among children: a retrospective study in China

Feng Liang, Xianfeng Wang, Jianbo Shao, Jun Chen, Lei Liu, Hui Li, Yi Xu, Liya He, Huiying Liang, Kuanrong Li, Sitang Gong, Huimin Xia

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Klebsiella pneumoniae pneumonia in patients with rheumatic autoimmune diseases: clinical characteristics, antimicrobial resistance and factors associated with extended-spectrum β-lactamase production

Yang Liu, Yecheng Liu, Jiayuan Dai, Anlei Liu, Yi Li, Jun Xu, Xuezhong Yu, Jihai Liu, Huadong Zhu

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

COVID-19 in Northeast Bosnia and Herzegovina and patient’s length of hospitalization

Alma Trnacevic, Amer Mujkanovic, Noura Al-Salloum, Amra Sakusic, Emir Trnacevic, Emir Jusufovic, Fatima Hukic, Rahima Jahic, Richard Stratton

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A 10-year cross-sectional retrospective study on Kawasaki disease in Iranian children: incidence, clinical manifestations, complications, and treatment patterns

Payman Sadeghi, Anahita Izadi, Sayed Yousef Mojtahedi, Leila Khedmat, Mohsen Jafari, Azadeh Afshin, Pourya Yarahmadi, Effat Hosseinali Beigi

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

High levels of anti-Leishmania IgG3 and low CD4+ T cells count were associated with relapses in visceral leishmaniasis

Renata Caetano Kuschnir, Leonardo Soares Pereira, Maria Rita Teixeira Dutra, Ludmila de Paula, Maria Luciana Silva-Freitas, Gabriela Corrêa-Castro, Simone da Costa Cruz Silva, Glaucia Cota, Joanna Reis Santos-Oliveira, Alda Maria Da-Cruz

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The causal relationship between O2:K7:H6 extra-intestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC) and native valve endocarditis: a case report

Marie-Françoise Leonard, Hector Rodriguez-Villalobos, Nadia Boisen, Flemming Scheutz, Pierre-François Laterre, Philippe Hantson

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

The characteristics of laboratory tests at admission and the risk factors for adverse clinical outcomes of severe and critical COVID-19 patients

Liulin Wang, Xiaobin Cheng, Qiufen Dong, Chenliang Zhou, Yeming Wang, Bin Song, Weinan Li, Min Wang, Rui Qin, Qi Long, Juan Liu, Jing Li, Dan Li, Gang Li, Yuanming Ba

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Clonal diversity and genomic characterization of Panton-valentine Leukocidin (PVL)-positive Staphylococcus aureus in Tehran, Iran

Zahra Najafi olya, Shahin Najar-Peerayeh, Abbas Yadegar, Bita Bakhshi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

HPV infection and bacterial microbiota in the semen from healthy men

Heidi Tuominen, Jaana Rautava, Katja Kero, Stina Syrjänen, Maria Carmen Collado, Samuli Rautava

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Antibiotic stewardship program in Pakistan: a multicenter qualitative study exploring medical doctors’ knowledge, perception and practices

Muhammad Atif, Beenish Ihsan, Iram Malik, Nafees Ahmad, Zikria Saleem, Azka Sehar, Zaheer-ud-Din Babar

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Ambulatory induction phase treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in HIV integrated primary care clinics, Yangon, Myanmar

Clare E. Warrell, Catriona Macrae, Alistair R. D. McLean, Edmund Wilkins, Elizabeth A. Ashley, Frank Smithuis, Ni Ni Tun

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Gastrointestinal manifestations of Talaromyces marneffei infection in an HIV-infected patient rapidly verified by metagenomic next-generation sequencing: a case report

Ying Zhou, Yongfeng Liu, Ying Wen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Changes in health-related quality of life and the associated factors among Myanmar migrants with tuberculosis: a cohort study

Myo Minn Oo, Naris Boonathapat, Htet Ko Ko Aung, Petchawan Pungrassami, Tippawan Liabsuetrakul

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among cervical cancer suspected women at University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, North-west Ethiopia

Milkias Abebe, Setegn Eshetie, Belay Tessema

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Interaction analysis of statistically enriched mutations identified in Cameroon recombinant subtype CRF02_AG that can influence the development of Dolutegravir drug resistance mutations

Sello Given Mikasi, Darren Isaacs, Rumbidzai Chitongo, George Mondide Ikomey, Graeme Brendon Jacobs, Ruben Cloete

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with brain abscess caused by Nocardia farcinica diagnosed using metagenomics next-generation sequencing of the cerebrospinal fluid: a case report

Chaojun Zhou, Kai Wang, Hanrong Li, Xiaobo Zhang

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Isolation of non-tuberculous mycobacteria among tuberculosis patients, a study from a tertiary care hospital in Lahore, Pakistan

Asifa Karamat, Atiqa Ambreen, Aamira Ishtiaq, Sabira Tahseen, Muhammad Aqeelur Rahman, Tehmina Mustafa

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

Epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and treatment outcomes of patients with COVID-19 at Thailand’s university-based referral hospital

Rujipas Sirijatuphat, Yupin Suputtamongkol, Nasikarn Angkasekwinai, Navin Horthongkham, Methee Chayakulkeeree, Pinyo Rattanaumpawan, Pornpan Koomanachai, Susan Assanasen, Yong Rongrungruang, Nitipatana Chierakul, Ranistha Ratanarat, Anupop Jitmuang, Walaiporn Wangchinda, Wannee Kantakamalakul

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

Correction to: Predictors of willingness to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S

Bridget J. Kelly, Brian G. Southwell, Lauren A. McCormack, Carla M. Bann, Pia D. M. MacDonald, Alicia M. Frasier, Christine A. Bevc, Noel T. Brewer, Linda B. Squiers

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Diagnostic value of neutrophil CD64, procalcitonin, and interleukin-6 in sepsis: a meta-analysis

Shan Cong, Tiangang Ma, Xin Di, Chang Tian, Min Zhao, Ke Wang

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Antibiotic resistance among the Lahu hill tribe people, northern Thailand: a cross-sectional study

Sophaphan Intahphuak, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Patita Kuipiaphum

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The frequency of cytomegalovirus non-ELR UL146 genotypes in neonates with congenital CMV disease is comparable to strains in the background population

Christian Berg, Mette M. Rosenkilde, Thomas Benfield, Lene Nielsen, Thomas Sundelin, Hans R. Lüttichau

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Resistance-associated substitutions and response to treatment in a chronic hepatitis C virus infected-patient: an unusual virological response case report

Fabián Aldunate, Natalia Echeverría, Daniela Chiodi, Pablo López, Adriana Sánchez-Cicerón, Martín Soñora, Juan Cristina, Gonzalo Moratorio, Nelia Hernández, Pilar Moreno

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Asymptomatic urinary tract infections and associated risk factors in Pakistani Muslim type 2 diabetic patients

Azizul Hasan Aamir, Umar Yousuf Raja, Ali Asghar, Saeed Ahmed Mahar, Tahir Ghaffar, Ibrar Ahmed, Faisal Masood Qureshi, Jamal Zafar, Mohammad Imtiaz Hasan, Amna Riaz, Syed Abbas Raza, Irshad Ahmed Khosa, Jahanzeb Khan, Mahwish Raza, Jaffer Bin Baqar

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Successful treatment by on-demand glecaprevir and pibrentasvir for hepatitis C flare during R-CHOP in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a case report

Machiko Umemura, Goki Suda, Shihori Tsukamoto, Ko Ebata, Shinjiro Takahash, Takashi Sasaki, Sae Nakajima, Koji Hirata, Mariko Ozasa, Masatoshi Takano, Masaki Katagiri, Naoya Sakamoto

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Identifying risk factors for late HIV diagnosis and survival analysis of people living with HIV/AIDS in Iran (1987–2016)

Younes Mohammadi, Mohammad Mirzaei, Nasrin Shirmohammadi-Khorram, Maryam Farhadian

01.12.2021 | COVID-19 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Projecting COVID-19 disease severity in cancer patients using purposefully-designed machine learning

Saket Navlakha, Sejal Morjaria, Rocio Perez-Johnston, Allen Zhang, Ying Taur

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Developing and validating a risk algorithm to diagnose Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in symptomatic Rwandan women

Kristin M. Wall, Julien Nyombayire, Rachel Parker, Rosine Ingabire, Jean Bizimana, Jeannine Mukamuyango, Amelia Mazzei, Matt A. Price, Marie Aimee Unyuzimana, Amanda Tichacek, Susan Allen, Etienne Karita

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

Timeliness of contact tracing among flight passengers during the COVID-19 epidemic in Vietnam

Thai Quang Pham, Ngoc-Anh Hoang, Ha-Linh Quach, Khanh Cong Nguyen, Samantha Colquhoun, Stephen Lambert, Luong Huy Duong, Quang Dai Tran, Duc Anh Ha, Dinh Cong Phung, Nghia Duy Ngu, Tu Anh Tran, Quang Ngoc La, Tai Trong Nguyen, Quynh Mai Thi Le, Duong Nhu Tran, Florian Vogt, Duc-Anh Dang

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Five-year microevolution of a multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain within a patient with inadequate compliance to treatment

Darío A. Fernandez Do Porto, Johana Monteserin, Josefina Campos, Ezequiel J. Sosa, Mario Matteo, Federico Serral, Noemí Yokobori, Andrés Fernández Benevento, Tomás Poklepovich, Agustín Pardo, Ingrid Wainmayer, Norberto Simboli, Florencia Castello, Roxana Paul, Marcelo Martí, Beatriz López, Adrián Turjanski, Viviana Ritacco

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Causes of hospitalisation among a cohort of people with HIV from a London centre followed from 2011 to 2018

Sophia M. Rein, Fiona C. Lampe, Clinton Chaloner, Adam Stafford, Alison J. Rodger, Margaret A. Johnson, Jeffrey McDonnell, Fiona Burns, Sara Madge, Alec Miners, Lorraine Sherr, Simon Collins, Andrew Speakman, Andrew N. Phillips, Colette J. Smith

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The Selvester QRS score as an estimative of myocardial injury in acute chagasic patients from the Brazilian Amazon

Katia do Nascimento Couceiro, Jessica Vanina Ortiz, Michael do Nascimento Correia, Mônica Regina Hosannah da Silva e Silva, Alba Regina Brandão, Paula Rita Leite da Silva, Susan Smith Doria, Reinaldo Bulgarelli Bestetti, Débora Raysa Teixeira de Sousa, Rubens Celso Andrade da Silva Junior, Maria das Graças Vale Barbosa Guerra, João Marcos Bemfica Barbosa Ferreira, Jorge Augusto de Oliveira Guerra

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

Recovery of new-onset kidney disease in COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital

Nan-Hui Zhang, Yi-Chun Cheng, Ran Luo, Chun-Xiu Zhang, Shu-Wang Ge, Gang Xu

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

Risk factors for secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in severe coronavirus disease 2019 adult patients

Mei Meng, Limin Chen, Sheng Zhang, Xuan Dong, Wenzhe Li, Ranran Li, Yunxin Deng, Tao Wang, Yan Xu, Jiao Liu, Yanxia Huang, Yizhu Chen, Sisi Huang, Zhenliang Wen, Lidi Zhang, Hangxiang Du, Yongan Liu, Djillali Annane, Jieming Qu, Dechang Chen

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Change in hepatitis C virus positivity among needle-stick injury source patients: a 10-year experience in a Japanese tertiary hospital

Kazuya Okushin, Rie Suzuki, Takeya Tsutsumi, Koh Okamoto, Kazuhiko Ikeuchi, Akira Kado, Chihiro Minatsuki, Yuka Minami-Kobayashi, Nobuhiko Satoh, Mahoko Ikeda, Sohei Harada, Kenichiro Enooku, Hidetaka Fujinaga, Hiroshi Yotsuyanagi, Kazuhiko Koike, Kyoji Moriya

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Triaging HPV-positive, cytology-negative cervical cancer screening results with extended HPV genotyping and p16INK4a immunostaining in China

Fangbin Song, Peisha Yan, Xia Huang, Chun Wang, Xinfeng Qu, Hui Du, Ruifang Wu

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Management of prosthetic joint infections in France: a national audit to identify key situations requiring innovation and homogenization

Marion Le Maréchal, Zoé Cavalli, Cécile Batailler, Jean-François Gonzalez, André Ferreira, Sébastien Lustig, Tristan Ferry, Johan Courjon

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The association between extreme temperature and pulmonary tuberculosis in Shandong Province, China, 2005–2016: a mixed method evaluation

Dongzhen Chen, Hua Lu, Shengyang Zhang, Jia Yin, Xuena Liu, Yixin Zhang, Bingqin Dai, Xiaomei Li, Guoyong Ding

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Carnobacterium inhibens isolated in blood culture of an immunocompromised, metastatic cancer patient: a case report and literature review

Carson Ka-Lok Lo, Prameet M. Sheth

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The healthcare costs of antimicrobial resistance in Lebanon: a multi-centre prospective cohort study from the payer perspective

Katia Iskandar, Christine Roques, Souheil Hallit, Rola Husni-Samaha, Natalia Dirani, Rana Rizk, Rachel Abdo, Yasmina Yared, Matta Matta, Inas Mostafa, Roula Matta, Pascale Salameh, Laurent Molinier

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Analysis of enterovirus genotypes in the cerebrospinal fluid of children associated with aseptic meningitis in Liaocheng, China, from 2018 to 2019

Jing Wang, Min Meng, Huan Xu, Ting Wang, Ying Liu, Han Yan, Peiman Liu, Daogang Qin, Qiaozhi Yang

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

Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of imported cases of COVID-19: a multicenter study

Jinjun Zhang, Shixiong Yang, Yi Xu, Xinyan Qin, Jialiang Liu, Jinjun Guo, Sijia Tian, Shaoping Wang, Kai Liao, Ying Zhang, Yu Ma, Yuguo Chen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Infant rhesus macaques as a non-human primate model of Bordetella pertussis infection

Wenwen Jiang, Chen Wei, Dachao Mou, Weilun Zuo, Jiangli Liang, Xiao Ma, Lichan Wang, Na Gao, Qin Gu, Peng Luo, Yan Ma, Jingyan Li, Shuyuan Liu, Li Shi, Mingbo Sun

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Group B streptococcal colonization in elderly women

Rossella Baldan, Sara Droz, Carlo Casanova, Laura Knabben, Dorothy J. Huang, Christine Brülisauer, André B. Kind, Elke Krause, Stefanie Mauerer, Barbara Spellerberg, Parham Sendi

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A 17 year experience of attrition from care among HIV infected children in Nnewi South-East Nigeria

Chinyere Ukamaka Onubogu, Ebelechuku Francesca Ugochukwu

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

Salivary testing of COVID-19: evaluation of serological testing following positive salivary results

Lisa Caulley, Julie Shaw, Martin Corsten, Nadia Hua, Jonathan B. Angel, Guillaume Poliquin, Jonathan Whelan, Kym Antonation, Stephanie Johnson-Obaseki

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

Evaluation of the effectiveness and safety of adding ivermectin to treatment in severe COVID-19 patients

Nurullah Okumuş, Neşe Demirtürk, Rıza Aytaç Çetinkaya, Rahmet Güner, İsmail Yaşar Avcı, Semiha Orhan, Petek Konya, Bengü Şaylan, Ayşegül Karalezli, Levent Yamanel, Bircan Kayaaslan, Gülden Yılmaz, Ümit Savaşçı, Fatma Eser, Gürhan Taşkın

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

Comparative study of hospitalized children with acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by SARS-CoV-2 and influenza virus

Xinghua Liu, Wei Li, Bo Zhang, Yan Guo, Zhao Hu, Cao Peng, Xiao Lei, Qunying Luo, Qiong Zhang, Wei Deng, Juanjuan Wang, Jianqiao Tang, Yunqiao Li, Jianying Chen

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Liver function following hepatitis C virus eradication by direct acting antivirals in patients with liver cirrhosis: data from the PITER cohort

Maria Giovanna Quaranta, Luigina Ferrigno, Xhimi Tata, Franca D’Angelo, Carmine Coppola, Alessia Ciancio, Serena Rita Bruno, Martina Loi, Alessia Giorgini, Marzia Margotti, Valentina Cossiga, Giuseppina Brancaccio, Marcello Dallio, Martina De Siena, Marco Cannizzaro, Luisa Cavalletto, Marco Massari, Maria Mazzitelli, Pasqualina De Leo, Diletta Laccabue, Leonardo Baiocchi, Loreta A. Kondili

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Impact of antiviral treatment on long-term prognosis in non-immunocompromised patients with CMV reactivation

Ga Eun Park, Hyun Kyun Ki, Jae-Hoon Ko

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A case report of atypical Kawasaki disease presented with severe elevated transaminases and literature review

Yifan Ren, Chuanxin Zhang, Xiaoqin Xu, Yu Yin

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A spacer infection by Candida albicans secondary to a Staphylococcus capitis prosthetic joint infection: a case report

Marta Bottagisio, Alessandro Bidossi, Nicola Logoluso, Antonio Pellegrini, Elena De Vecchi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

SARS-CoV-2 transmission in educational settings during an early summer epidemic wave in Luxembourg, 2020

Joël Mossong, Laurent Mombaerts, Lisa Veiber, Jessica Pastore, Gwenaëlle Le Coroller, Michael Schnell, Silvana Masi, Laetitia Huiart, Paul Wilmes

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

COVID-19: first long-term care facility outbreak in the Netherlands following cross-border introduction from Germany, March 2020

Mitch van Hensbergen, Casper D. J. den Heijer, Petra Wolffs, Volker Hackert, Henriëtte L. G. ter Waarbeek, Bas B. Oude Munnink, Reina S. Sikkema, Edou R. Heddema, Christian J. P. A. Hoebe

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

HLA-G polymorphism impacts the outcome of oral HPV infections in women

Anna Jaakola, Michel Roger, Marie-Claude Faucher, Kari Syrjänen, Seija Grénman, Stina Syrjänen, Karolina Louvanto

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Healthcare professionals’ experiences of being observed regarding hygiene routines: the Hawthorne effect in vascular surgery

Francis Rezk, Margaretha Stenmarker, Stefan Acosta, Karoline Johansson, Malin Bengnér, Håkan Åstrand, Ann-Christine Andersson

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Molecular characterization and epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 8 in Denmark

Camilla Bülow Hansen, Kurt Fuursted, Palle Valentiner-Branth, Tine Dalby, Charlotte Sværke Jørgensen, H-C Slotved

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Human papillomavirus and Chlamydia trachomatis in oral and genital mucosa of women with normal and abnormal cervical cytology

J. P. Mosmann, S. Zayas, A. X. Kiguen, R. F. Venezuela, O. Rosato, C. G. Cuffini

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The feasibility of modified HIV and antiretroviral drug testing using self-collected dried blood spots from men who have sex with men

Wei Luo, Vickie Sullivan, Pollyanna R. Chavez, Sarah E. Wiatrek, Maria Zlotorzynska, Amy Martin, Rebecca Rossetti, Travis Sanchez, Patrick Sullivan, Robin J. MacGowan, S. Michele Owen, Silvina Masciotra

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

Estimating effects of intervention measures on COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan taking account of improving diagnostic capabilities using a modelling approach

Jingbo Liang, Hsiang-Yu Yuan, Lindsey Wu, Dirk Udo Pfeiffer

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Evaluating the measures taken to contain a Candida auris outbreak in a tertiary care hospital in South India: an outbreak investigational study

Dipu Thareparambil Sathyapalan, Remya Antony, Vrinda Nampoothiri, Anil Kumar, Nandita Shashindran, Jini James, Jisha Thomas, Preetha Prasanna, Akkulath Sangita Sudhir, Jeslyn Mary Philip, Fabia Edathadathil, Binny Prabhu, Sanjeev Singh, Merlin Moni

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Rotavirus gastroenteritis in Pakistan, 2018: updated disease burden

Nosheen Basharat, Asma Sadiq, Muhammad Dawood, Shahid Ali, Alam Khan, Rooh Ullah, Hayat Khan, Aamir Aziz, Hamid Ali, Aamer Ali Shah, Ijaz Ali, Jadoon Khan

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

Impact of high dose of baricitinib in severe COVID-19 pneumonia: a prospective cohort study in Bangladesh

Md. Jahidul Hasan, Raihan Rabbani, Ahmad Mursel Anam, Shihan Mahmud Redwanul Huq, Mohammad Mufizul Islam Polash, Shahzadi Sayeeda Tun Nessa, Sitesh C. Bachar

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

The effect of sociodemographic factors on COVID-19 incidence of 342 cities in China: a geographically weighted regression model analysis

Huihui Zhang, Yini Liu, Fangyao Chen, Baibing Mi, Lingxia Zeng, Leilei Pei

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Prevalence of cystic echinococcosis in slaughtered livestock in Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Aliakbar Vaisi-Raygani, Masoud Mohammadi, Rostam Jalali, Nader Salari, Melika Hosseinian-Far

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A spatial analysis of the epidemiology of HIV-infected students in Zhejiang province, China

Wanjun Chen, Jiezhe Yang, Jun Jiang, Lin He, Yun Xu, Jinlei Zheng, Jianmin Jiang, Xiaohong Pan

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Self-management interventions for adolescents living with HIV: a systematic review

Talitha Crowley, Anke Rohwer

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

Characterizing all-cause excess mortality patterns during COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico

Sushma Dahal, Juan M. Banda, Ana I. Bento, Kenji Mizumoto, Gerardo Chowell

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

A case of endobronchial actinomycosis as a challenging cause of lung atelectasis

Nicoletta Golfi, Roberta Mastriforti, Luca Guidelli, Raffaele Scala

01.12.2021 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Intestinal schistosomiasis masquerading as intestinal polyps

Xiu Li Zhu, Ji Zhong Song, Wen Yong Yu, Li Qun Hua, Ming Li Zhang

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

Epidemiological characteristics of the COVID-19 spring outbreak in Quebec, Canada: a population-based study

Rodolphe Jantzen, Nolwenn Noisel, Sophie Camilleri-Broët, Catherine Labbé, Thibault de Malliard, Yves Payette, Philippe Broët

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

Correction to: Methylprednisolone or dexamethasone, which one is superior corticosteroid in the treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 patients: a triple-blinded randomized controlled trial

Keivan Ranjbar, Mohsen Moghadami, Alireza Mirahmadizadeh, Mohammad Javad Fallahi, Vahid Khaloo, Reza Shahriarirad, Amirhossein Erfani, Zohre Khodamoradi, Mohammad Hasan Gholampoor Saadi

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Teicoplanin versus β-lactam for febrile patients with Staphylococcus-like bacteremia: focus on methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia

Ching-Yen Tsai, Chen-Hsiang Lee, I-Ling Chen

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Malaria intermittent preventive treatment in Nigeria: a qualitative study to explore barriers

Fatima Mahmud Muhammad, Saharnaz Nedjat, Haniye Sadat Sajadi, Mahboubeh Parsaeian, Abraham Assan, Reza Majdzadeh

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Population structure and diversity of Plasmodium falciparum in children with asymptomatic malaria living in different ecological zones of Ghana

Linda Eva Amoah, Zakaria Abukari, Maame Esi Dawson-Amoah, Cheikh Cambel Dieng, Eugenia Lo, Yaw Asare Afrane

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Bacterial profile and drug susceptibility among adult patients with community acquired lower respiratory tract infection at tertiary hospital, Southern Ethiopia

Alemitu Beyene Gebre, Tsegaye Alemayehu Begashaw, Moges Desta Ormago

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Lymphocyte subset analysis to evaluate the prognosis of HIV-negative patients with pneumocystis pneumonia

Fan Jin, Jing Xie, Huan-ling Wang

01.12.2021 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

The period from prodromal fever onset to rash onset in laboratory-confirmed rubella cases: a cross-sectional study

Tsuyoshi Ogata, Maki Murooka, Makoto Akashi, Akemi Ishitsuka, Akari Miyazaki, Shuuichi Osawa, Kanako Ishikawa, Keiko Tanaka-Taya, Ritei Uehara

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

Dynamics of anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies post-COVID-19 in a Brazilian Amazon population

Carlos David Araújo Bichara, Ednelza da Silva Graça Amoras, Gergiane Lopes Vaz, Maria Karoliny da Silva Torres, Maria Alice Freitas Queiroz, Isabella Pinheiro Costa do Amaral, Izaura Maria Vieira Cayres Vallinoto, Cléa Nazaré Carneiro Bichara, Antonio Carlos Rosário Vallinoto

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Trends and correlation between antibacterial consumption and carbapenem resistance in gram-negative bacteria in a tertiary hospital in China from 2012 to 2019

Chunhong Liang, Xueyan Zhang, Lijuan Zhou, Guangyi Meng, Liqiu Zhong, Pingzhi Peng

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Predictive value of pentraxin-3 on disease severity and mortality risk in patients with hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome

Hong Du, Haifeng Hu, Pingzhong Wang, Xiaoyan Wang, Ying Zhang, Hong Jiang, Jing Li, Xuefan Bai, Jianqi Lian

01.12.2021 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2021 Open Access

Genetic diversity of Coxsackievirus A21 associated with sporadic cases of acute respiratory infections in Malaysia

Nur Izzati Supian, Kim Tien Ng, Jack Bee Chook, Yutaka Takebe, Kok Gan Chan, Kok Keng Tee

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