Pneumatocele formation in a fatal adult pneumonia patient coinfected with Streptococcus pyogenes emm-type 3 and influenza A: a case report
A pneumatocele is a transient thin-walled lesion and rare complication in adult pneumonia. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Masahiro Sano, Aya Shimamoto, Nozomi Ueki, Motohiro Sekino, Hiroshi Nakaoka, Masahiro Takaki, Yoshiro Yamashita, Takeshi Tanaka, Konosuke Morimoto, Katsunori Yanagihara, Masahiro Nakashima, Kazuto Ashizawa and Koya Ariyoshi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A case report of the differential diagnosis of Cellulosimicrobium cellulans-infected endocarditis combined with intracranial infection by conventional blood culture and second-generation sequencing
Cellulosimicrobium cellulans is a gram-positive filamentous bacterium found primarily in soil and sewage that rarely causes human infection, especially in previously healthy adults, but when it does, it often ind... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Huifang Zhang, Chunyan He, Rui Tian and Ruilan Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The recent trend in mycobacterial strain diversity among extra pulmonary lymph node tuberculosis and their association with drug resistance and the host immunological response in South India
This study is focused on understanding the genetic diversity and mole... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Shanmugam Sivakumar, Yuvaraj Chandramohan, Gokul Raj Kathamuthu, Gomathi Sekar, Devika Kandhasamy, Venkatesan Padmanaban, Syed Hissar, Srikanth P. Tripathy, Ramalingam Bethunaickan, Baskaran Dhanaraj, Subash Babu and Uma Devi Ranganathan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: The use of intravenous immunoglobulin gamma for the treatment of severe coronavirus disease 2019: a randomized placebo-controlled double-blind clinical trial
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Naser Gharebaghi, Rahim Nejadrahim, Seyed Jalil Mousavi, Seyyed-Reza Sadat-Ebrahimi and Reza Hajizadeh Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Nomogram prediction of surgical site infection of HIV-infected patients following orthopedic surgery: a retrospective study
This study was performed with the aim to compare the SSI rate in human immunod... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rui Ma, Jie He, Biao Xu, Changsong Zhao, Yao Zhang, Xin Li, Sheng Sun and Qiang Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The potential role of serum angiotensin-converting enzyme in coronavirus disease 2019
To explore the clinical significance of serum angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) activity in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Zhe Zhu, Ting Cai, Lingyan Fan, Kehong Lou, Xin Hua, Zuoan Huang and Guosheng Gao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnosis of Streptococcus suis Meningoencephalitis with metagenomic next-generation sequencing of the cerebrospinal fluid: a case report with literature review
Streptococcus suis meningoencephalitis is a zoonotic disease that mostly infects slaughterhouse workers. Rapid diagnosis of Streptococcus suis meningoencephalitis is critical for effective clinical management ... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Xiaobo Zhang, Zhaoping Wu and Kai Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Pulmonary disease caused by a newly identified mycobacterium: Mycolicibacterium toneyamachuris: a case report
Non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) is becoming a significant health burden. Recent advances in analysis techniques have allowed the accurate identification of previously unknown NTM speci... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tomoki Kuge, Kiyoharu Fukushima, Yuki Matsumoto, Yuko Abe, Eri Akiba, Kako Haduki, Haruko Saito, Tadayoshi Nitta, Akira Kawano, Takahiro Kawasaki, Takanori Matsuki, Hiroyuki Kagawa, Daisuke Motooka, Kazuyuki Tsujino, Mari Miki, Keisuke Miki & hellip; Tags: Case report Source Type: research

High rates of multi-drug resistant gram-negative organisms associated with surgical site infections in a teaching hospital in Ghana
There is limited data to guide the prevention and management of surgical site infections (SSI) in low- and middle-income countries. We prospectively studied aetiological agents associated with SSI and their co... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Antoinette A. A. Bediako-Bowan, J ørgen A. L. Kurtzhals, Kåre Mølbak, Appiah-Korang Labi, Enid Owusu and Mercy J. Newman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A simple clinical score to identify likely hepatitis B vaccination non-responders – data from a retrospective single center study
About 10% of Hepatitis B vaccinated individuals mount no protective antibody levels against the hepatitis B surface antigen (HBs-Ag). Older age at primary immunization, obesity and smoking have previously been... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Marc A. Meier and Christoph T. Berger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Seroprevalence, spatial dispersion and factors associated with flavivirus and chikungunha infection in a risk area: a population-based seroprevalence study in Brazil
The State of Cear á, in Northeastern Brazil, suffers from a triple burden of arboviruses (dengue, Zika and chikungunya). We measured the seroprevalence of chikungunya, dengue and Zika and its associated factors... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Francisca Kalline de Almeida Barreto, Carlos Henrique Alencar, Fernanda Montenegro de Carvalho Ara újo, Rhaquel de Morais Alves Barbosa Oliveira, John Washington Cavalcante, Daniele Rocha Queiroz Lemos, Luís Arthur Brasil Gadelha Farias, Isac Lucca Frot Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Atypical presentation of COVID-19; an observational retrospective study
COVID-19 infection may present with atypical signs and symptoms and false negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests predisposing healthy people and health care workers to infection. The aim of the current... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Maryam Haghighi-Morad, Ilad Alavi Darazam, Hooman Bahrami-Moltagh, Maryam Amerifar, Nasim Zamani and Hossein Hassanian-Moghaddam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Knowledge of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among dental surgeons of Nepal: a nationwide study
This study was conducted to assess the knowl... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mukesh Kumar Sah, Abanish Singh and Raj Kumar Sangroula Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Praziquantel treatment coverage among school age children against Schistosomiasis and associated factors in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional survey, 2019
World Health Organization estimated that 779 million people are at risk of getting schistosomiasis (SCH) and 240 million people were infected worldwide. SCH due to Schistosoma mansoni (S. mansoni) is a wide publi... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yilma Chisha, Zerihun Zerdo, Mekuria Asnakew, Chuchu Churko, Manaye Yihune, Abinet Teshome, Nebiyu Nigussu, Fikire Seife, Birhanu Getachew and Markos Sileshi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors associated with cytomegalovirus serostatus in young people in England: a cross-sectional study
Human cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpesvirus which is estimated to infect 83% of the global population. Whilst many infections are asymptomatic, it is an important cause of morbidity and mortality, part... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Joanne R. Winter, Graham S. Taylor, Olivia G. Thomas, Charlotte Jackson, Joanna E. A. Lewis and Helen R. Stagg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The predicted impact of tuberculosis preventive therapy: the importance of disease progression assumptions
Following infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb), individuals may rapidly develop tuberculosis (TB) disease or enter a “latent” infection state with a low risk of progression to disease. Mathematical mo... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tom Sumner and Richard G. White Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel optical biosensor for the early diagnosis of sepsis and severe Covid-19: the PROUD study
The accuracy of a new optical biosensor (OB) point-of-care device for the detection of severe infections is studied. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sarantia Doulou, Konstantinos Leventogiannis, Maria Tsilika, Matthew Rodencal, Konstantina Katrini, Nikolaos Antonakos, Miltiades Kyprianou, Emmanouil Karofylakis, Athanassios Karageorgos, Panagiotis Koufargyris, Gennaios Christopoulos, George Kassianidis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The unusual experience of managing a severe COVID-19 case at home: what can we do and where do we go?
The speed and reach of the COVID-19 pandemic has created special scenarios to be considered, such as those in where patients who meet criteria for hospitalization due to moderate/severe disease cannot be hospi... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ivan Ch érrez-Ojeda, Emanuel Vanegas and Miguel Felix Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Routine blood parameters are helpful for early identification of influenza infection in children
Routine blood parameters, such as the lymphocyte (LYM) count, platelet (PLT) count, lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio (LMR), neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), lymphocytes multiplied by platelets (LYM*PLT) and m... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ronghe Zhu, Cuie Chen, Qiu Wang, Xixi Zhang, Chaosheng Lu and Yuanyuan Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acceptability of HIV self-testing is low among men who have sex with men who have not tested for HIV: a study with respondent-driven sampling in Brazil
Brazil has many people living with HIV (PLWH) who are unaware of their serostatus. The public health system has recently added HIV self-testing (HIVST) for key populations such as men who have sex with men (MS... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Laio Magno, Andrea Fachel Leal, Daniela Knauth, In ês Dourado, Mark Drew Crosland Guimarães, Elis Passos Santana, Tiago Jordão, Gustavo Machado Rocha, Maria Amélia Veras, Carl Kendall, Alexandre Kerr Pontes, Ana Maria de Brito and Ligia Kerr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pulmonary infection due to fluoroquinolone-resistant Mycolicibacterium fortuitum: a case report
Mycolicibacterium fortuitum is a species of the rapidly growing mycobacteria that can cause pulmonary infection. It is susceptible to multiple antibiotics both in vitro and in clinical practice, so that any combi... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Kana Kurokawa, Norihiro Harada, Hitoshi Sasano, Haruhi Takagi, Satomi Takei, Ayako Nakamura, Keisuke Kamada, Atsushi Yoshida, Ken Kikuchi and Kazuhisa Takahashi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Time-trend of hospitalizations for anogenital warts in Veneto region in the HPV vaccination era: a cross sectional study (2007 –2018)
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted pathogen and the cause of several cancers and of anogenital warts. With this study, we estimated the trend of hospitalizations for anogenital warts (... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: S. Cocchio, G. M. Prandi, P. Furlan, C. Bertoncello, M. Fonzo, M. Saia, T. Baldovin and V. Baldo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Proposal of COVID-19 Clinical Risk Score for the management of suspected COVID-19 cases: a case control study
No clinical scoring system has yet been established to estimate the likelihood of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and determine the suitability of diagnostic testing in suspected COVID-19 patients. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sho Nakakubo, Masaru Suzuki, Keisuke Kamada, Yu Yamashita, Junichi Nakamura, Hiroshi Horii, Kazuki Sato, Munehiro Matsumoto, Yuki Abe, Kosuke Tsuji, Nobuhisa Ishiguro, Yasuyuki Nasuhara and Satoshi Konno Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Infected aortic aneurysm caused by Helicobacter cinaedi: case series and systematic review of the literature
We report three cases of aortic ane... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Takahiro Matsuo, Nobuyoshi Mori, Atsushi Mizuno, Aki Sakurai, Fujimi Kawai, Jay Starkey, Daisuke Ohkushi, Kohei Abe, Manabu Yamasaki, Joji Ito, Kunihiko Yoshino, Yumiko Mikami, Yuki Uehara and Keiichi Furukawa Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Epidemiological and clinical based study on four passages of COVID-19 patients: intervention at asymptomatic period contributes to early recovery
With the worldwide spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus, scarce knowledge is available on the clinical features of more than two passages of patients. Further, in China, early intervention policy has been enac... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Xiaohong Zhang, Hailian Wang, Youwei Wang, Yu Lei, Kaiju Xu, Jie Zhang, Ying Han, Jun Zeng, Shaoping Deng and Yi Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Disseminated Nocardia infection with a lesion occupying the intracranial space complicated with coma: a case report
Disseminated Nocardia infection is a disease that is easily overlooked in patients with lesions occupying the intracranial space complicated with coma. Early diagnosis and treatment are crucial. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mei-Hong Yu, Xiao-Xin Wu, Chun-Lei Chen, Song-Jia Tang, Jian-Di Jin, Cheng-Li Zhong, Jing Fu, Jie-Qin Shi and Lan-Juan Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

COVID-19 infection in first trimester of pregnancy marked by a liver cytolysis in a woman previously treated by hydroxychloroquine for repeated implantation failure: a case report
In December 2019, a new disease (COVID-19) caused by a novel coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2 emerged in China and spread to many other countries. There is only limited data about the clinical features of COVID-1... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: F. Lamazou, P. Oger, R. Dieli-crimi, A. Guerin, V. Letouzey, S. Octernaud, V. Place, P. Cal ès, P. Descamps and L. Delaroche Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Impact of HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine on preventing subsequent infection and disease after excision treatment: post-hoc analysis from a randomized controlled trial
It is widely acknowledged that HPV prophylactic vaccine could prevent new infections and their associated lesions among women who are predominantly HPV-naive at vaccination. Yet there still remains uncertainty... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Shuang Zhao, Shangying Hu, Xiaoqian Xu, Xun Zhang, Qinjing Pan, Feng Chen and Fanghui Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Endophthalmitis caused by Mycobacterium houstonense: case report
Mycobacterium houstonense is rapidly growing mycobacteria (RGM) that belongs to M. fortuitum group. So far, there have been few associated reports of human diseases induced by M. houstonense worldwide. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Xin Che, Qingjian Li, Luoziyi Wang, Jing Jiang, Xuzhong Shen, Yiwen Qian and Zhiliang Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Evolution of comorbidities in people living with HIV between 2004 and 2014: cross-sectional analyses from ANRS CO3 Aquitaine cohort
The objective of the study was to describe the evolution of chronic non-AIDS related diseases and their risk factors, in patients living with HIV (PLHIV) in the French ANRS CO3 Aquitaine prospective cohort, ob... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: F. Bonnet, F. Le Marec, O. Leleux, Y. Gerard, D. Neau, E. Lazaro, P. Duffau, O. Caubet, M. A. Vandenhende, P. Mercie, C. Cazanave and F. Dabis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors associated with death in infants < 120  days old with severe pertussis: a case-control study
Pertussis is a serious infectious disease in young infants, and severe cases frequently cause death. Our study explored risk factors for death from severe pertussis. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Cong Liu, Lin Yang, Yuwei Cheng, Hongmei Xu and Feng Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical and radiographic characteristics, management and short-term outcomes of patients with COVID-19 in Wenzhou, China
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an emerging viral disease. Here, we report the clinical features, management, and short-term outcomes of COVID-19 patients in Wenzhou, China, an area outside Wuhan. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Liang Hong, Enling Ye, Gangqiang Sun, Xiaoyang Wang, Shengguo Zhang, Yanghe Wu, Xiangao Xie, Shichun Xia, Xudong Zheng, Ling Dong, Fujing Cai, Xixian Lou, Renguo Zhao, Yongqi Hu, Zhanwei Ruan, Jiguang Ding & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treating HIV-associated cytomegalovirus retinitis with oral valganciclovir and intra-ocular ganciclovir by primary HIV clinicians in southern Myanmar: a retrospective analysis of routinely collected data
Cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMVR) is an opportunistic infection in HIV-infected people. Intraocular or intravenous ganciclovir was gold standard for treatment; however, oral valganciclovir replaced this in high... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jillian Murray, Adelene Hilbig, Theint Thida Soe, Win Le Shwe Sin Ei, Kyi Pyar Soe and Iza Ciglenecki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence and risk factors of surgical site infection following colorectal surgery in China: a national cross-sectional study
Surgical site infection (SSI) after colorectal surgery is a frequent complication associated with the increase in morbidity, medical expenses, and mortality. To date, there is no nationwide large-scale databas... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Xufei Zhang, Zhiwei Wang, Jun Chen, Peige Wang, Suming Luo, Xinjian Xu, Wei Mai, Guangyi Li, Gefei Wang, Xiuwen Wu and Jianan Ren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Period prevalence and identification challenges of viral haemorrhagic fever suspect cases in a tertiary referral hospital in Guinea: a cross-sectional, retrospective study of triage and emergency room patient profiles
A functioning Viral Haemorrhagic Fever (VHF) surveillance system in countries at risk for outbreaks can reduce early transmission in case of an outbreak. Surveillance performance depends on the application of ... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Manuel Raab, Lisa M. Pfadenhauer, Vinh-Kim Nguyen, Dansira Doumbouya, Michael Hoelscher and Guenter Froeschl Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of hepatitis B among childbearing women and infant born to HBV-positive mothers in Togo
The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of HBV among child... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Didier K. Ekouevi, Lucile Larrouy, Fifonsi A. Gbeasor-Komlanvi, Vincent Mackiewicz, Martin K. Tchankoni, Alexandra M. Bitty-Anderson, Gatibe Yendu-suglpak Gnatou, Arnold Sadio, Mounerou Salou, Claver A. Dagnra, Diane Descamps and Patrick A. Coffie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Performance of Xpert ® MTB/RIF in diagnosing tuberculous pleuritis using thoracoscopic pleural biopsy
Etiological diagnosis of tuberculous pleuritis is challenging, owing to a paucity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) in the affected region. Moreover, currently available methods, such as the detection of acid-f... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Chengjun Li, Chang Liu, Bingqi Sun, Wei Zhang, Yang Wang, Jiao Sun, Fang Ma and Yu Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

First patient management of COVID-19 in Changsha, China: a case report
In December 2019, the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. It rapidly spread and many cases were identified in multiple countries, posing a global health problem. ... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jian Zhou, Ziqin Cao, Wanchun Wang, Kang Huang, Fang Zheng, Yuanlin Xie, Dixuan Jiang and Zhiguo Zhou Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Malaria Screener: a smartphone application for automated malaria screening
Light microscopy is often used for malaria diagnosis in the field. However, it is time-consuming and quality of the results depends heavily on the skill of microscopists. Automating malaria light microscopy is... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Hang Yu, Feng Yang, Sivaramakrishnan Rajaraman, Ilker Ersoy, Golnaz Moallem, Mahdieh Poostchi, Kannappan Palaniappan, Sameer Antani, Richard J. Maude and Stefan Jaeger Tags: Software Source Type: research

Is the superbug fungus really so scary? A systematic review and meta-analysis of global epidemiology and mortality of Candida auris
Candida auris is a new pathogen called “superbug fungus” which caused panic worldwide. There are no large-scale epidemiology studies by now, therefore a systematic review and meta-analysis was undertaken to deter... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jingjing Chen, Sufei Tian, Xiaoxu Han, Yunzhuo Chu, Qihui Wang, Baosen Zhou and Hong Shang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Simultaneous disseminated infections with intracellular pathogens: an intriguing case report of adult-onset immunodeficiency with anti-interferon-gamma autoantibodies
Severe and disseminated non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections are frequently linked to a genetic predisposition but acquired defects of the interferon gamma (IFN γ) / interleukin 12 (IL-12) pathway nee... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Malte Roerden, Rainer D öffinger, Gabriela Barcenas-Morales, Stephan Forchhammer, Stefanie Döbele and Christoph P. Berg Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Molecular identification of Actinomadura madurae isolated from a patient originally from Algeria; observations from a case report
Mycetoma is a chronic granulomatous subcutaneous infection caused by anaerobic pseudofilamentous bacteria or fungi. It is commonly prevalent in tropical and subtropical countries. Men are more susceptible to t... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Arezki Izri, Mohanad Aljundi, Typhaine Billard-Pomares, Youssouf Fofana, Anthony Marteau, Theo Ghelfenstein Ferreira, Sophie Brun, Frederic Caux and Mohammad Akhoundi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitude and practice towards anthrax in northern Ethiopia: a mixed approach study
Anthrax is the second most highly prioritized zoonotic disease in Ethiopia due to its negative impact at the household level, causing disease and production losses in livestock and severe disease in humans. Th... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Gebremedhin Romha and Weldemelak Girmay Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gastrointestinal mucormycosis due to Rhizopus microsporus following Streptococcus pyogenes toxic shock syndrome in an HIV patient: a case report
Gastrointestinal (GI) mucormycosis is a rare and often deadly form of mucormycosis. Delayed diagnosis can lead to an increased risk of death. Here, we report a case of GI mucormycosis following streptococcal t... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Thanaboon Yinadsawaphan, Popchai Ngamskulrungroj, Wipapat Chalermwai, Wutthiseth Dhitinanmuang and Nasikarn Angkasekwinai Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Lyme borreliosis in Finland: a register-based linkage study
In Finland, the routine surveillance of Lyme borreliosis (LB) is laboratory-based. In addition, we have well established national health care registers where countrywide data from patient visits in public heal... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Eeva Feuth, Mikko Virtanen, Otto Helve, Jukka Hyt önen and Jussi Sane Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics of community-acquired pneumonia due to Moraxella catarrhalis in adults: a retrospective single-centre study
Although Moraxella catarrhalis (M. catarrhalis) is a common cause of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), studies investigating clinical manifestations of CAP due to M. catarrhalis (MC-CAP) in adults are limited. ... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jun Hirai, Takeshi Kinjo, Tomomi Koga, Shusaku Haranaga, Eiji Motonaga and Jiro Fujita Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Short- and long-term humoral immune response against Yersinia pestis in plague patients, Madagascar
Plague, a fatal disease caused by the bacillus, Yersinia pestis, still affects resources-limited countries. Information on antibody response to plague infection in human is scarce. Anti-F1 Ig G are among the know... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Voahangy Andrianaivoarimanana, Alice Lantoniaina Iharisoa, Lila Rahalison, Marie Laurette Ralimanantsoa, Maherisoa Ratsitorahina, Rado J. L. Rakotonanahary, Elisabeth Carniel, Christian Demeure and Minoarisoa Rajerison Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Impact of daily versus weekly service of infectious diseases consultation on hospital antimicrobial consumption: a retrospective study
To verify whether a daily service of Infectious Diseases consultation (ID-cons) is more effective than a weekly service in reducing antibiotic (ATB) consumption without worsening of clinical outcomes. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Andrea Cona, Lidia Gazzola, Ottavia Vigan ò, Teresa Bini, Giulia Carla Marchetti and Antonella d’Arminio Monforte Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics, risk factors and outcomes of mixed Candida albicans/bacterial bloodstream infections
The purpose of this study was to explore the clinical features, risk factors, and outcomes of mixed Candida albicans/bacterial bloodstream infections (mixed-CA/B-BSIs) compared with monomicrobial Candida albicans (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Li Zhong, Shufang Zhang, Kankai Tang, Feifei Zhou, Cheng Zheng, Kai Zhang, Jiachang Cai, Hongwei Zhou, Yesong Wang, Baoping Tian, Zhaocai Zhang, Wei Cui, Zhaohui Dong and Gensheng Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outpatient Management of Oligosymptomatic Patients with respiratory infection in the era of SARS-CoV-2: Experience from rural German general practitioners
Covid-19 is causing a pandemic and forces physicians to restructure their work. We want to share our experience in the outpatient management of potentially-infected patients with special consideration of alter... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - November 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Simon Wernhart, Tim-Henning F örster and Eberhard Weihe Tags: Research article Source Type: research