The period from prodromal fever onset to rash onset in laboratory-confirmed rubella cases: a cross-sectional study
In resource-limited settings, where rubella is endemic, it is difficult to determine which sporadic case should be tested for rubella. The study aimed to provide useful evidence to help screen rubella cases fo... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tsuyoshi Ogata, Maki Murooka, Makoto Akashi, Akemi Ishitsuka, Akari Miyazaki, Shuuichi Osawa, Kanako Ishikawa, Keiko Tanaka-Taya and Ritei Uehara Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dynamics of anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies post-COVID-19 in a Brazilian Amazon population
In this study, the prevalence and persistence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus) IgG was evaluated in volunteers 90  days after COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) diagnosis by c... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Carlos David Ara újo 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 and Ant Tags: Research Source Type: research

Lymphocyte subset analysis to evaluate the prognosis of HIV-negative patients with pneumocystis pneumonia
We analysed the peripheral blood lymphocyte subsets of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-negative patients infected with pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) to determine the relationships between the levels of diffe... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Fan Jin, Jing Xie and Huan-ling Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Malaria intermittent preventive treatment in Nigeria: a qualitative study to explore barriers
This study aimed at exploring the barriers t... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Fatima Mahmud Muhammad, Saharnaz Nedjat, Haniye Sadat Sajadi, Mahboubeh Parsaeian, Abraham Assan and Reza Majdzadeh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Population structure and diversity of Plasmodium falciparum in children with asymptomatic malaria living in different ecological zones of Ghana
This study used microsatell... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Linda Eva Amoah, Zakaria Abukari, Maame Esi Dawson-Amoah, Cheikh Cambel Dieng, Eugenia Lo and Yaw Asare Afrane Tags: Research Source Type: research

Bacterial profile and drug susceptibility among adult patients with community acquired lower respiratory tract infection at tertiary hospital, Southern Ethiopia
Lower respiratory tract infection is a global problem accounting over 50 million deaths annually. Here, we determined the bacterial profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of lower respiratory tract i... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Alemitu Beyene Gebre, Tsegaye Alemayehu Begashaw and Moges Desta Ormago Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Teicoplanin versus β-lactam for febrile patients with Staphylococcus-like bacteremia: focus on methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
Many studies have shown that vancomycin is inferior to β-lactam antibiotics in terms of effectiveness in the treatment of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) bacteremia. However, limited data are... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ching-Yen Tsai, Chen-Hsiang Lee and I-Ling Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Methylprednisolone or dexamethasone, which one is superior corticosteroid in the treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 patients: a triple-blinded randomized controlled trial
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Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 11, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Keivan Ranjbar, Mohsen Moghadami, Alireza Mirahmadizadeh, Mohammad Javad Fallahi, Vahid Khaloo, Reza Shahriarirad, Amirhossein Erfani, Zohre Khodamoradi and Mohammad Hasan Gholampoor Saadi Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Epidemiological characteristics of the COVID-19 spring outbreak in Quebec, Canada: a population-based study
By mid-July 2020, more than 108,000 COVID-19 cases had been diagnosed in Canada with more than half in the province of Quebec. In this context, we launched a study to analyze the epidemiological characteristic... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rodolphe Jantzen, Nolwenn Noisel, Sophie Camilleri-Bro ët, Catherine Labbé, Thibault de Malliard, Yves Payette and Philippe Broët Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case of endobronchial actinomycosis as a challenging cause of lung atelectasis
Primary endobronchial actinomycosis is exceptionally uncommon and can be misdiagnosed as unresolving pneumonia, endobronchial lipoma, bronchogenic carcinoma or foreign body. Predisposing factors are immunosupp... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Nicoletta Golfi, Roberta Mastriforti, Luca Guidelli and Raffaele Scala Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Intestinal schistosomiasis masquerading as intestinal polyps
Schistosomiasis is very common in the southern part of the Yangtze River Basin in China. It is mainly manifested as appendicitis, ulcers, hematomas, and thickening of the intestinal tract. Schistosomiasis of t... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Xiu Li Zhu, Ji Zhong Song, Wen Yong Yu, Li Qun Hua and Ming Li Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A spatial analysis of the epidemiology of HIV-infected students in Zhejiang province, China
The upsurge in HIV infections among students is a matter of particular concern. However, few studies have explored the epidemiological characteristics including the risky sexual networking of HIV-infected stud... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Wanjun Chen, Jiezhe Yang, Jun Jiang, Lin He, Yun Xu, Jinlei Zheng, Jianmin Jiang and Xiaohong Pan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Characterizing all-cause excess mortality patterns during COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico
Low testing rates and delays in reporting hinder the estimation of the mortality burden associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. During a public health emergency, estimating all cause excess deaths above an expe... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sushma Dahal, Juan M. Banda, Ana I. Bento, Kenji Mizumoto and Gerardo Chowell Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of high dose of baricitinib in severe COVID-19 pneumonia: a prospective cohort study in Bangladesh
Hyperinflammation in severe COVID-19 infection increases the risk of respiratory failure and one of the cogent reasons of mortality associated with COVID-19. Baricitinib, a janus kinases inhibitor, can potenti... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Md. Jahidul Hasan, Raihan Rabbani, Ahmad Mursel Anam, Shihan Mahmud Redwanul Huq, Mohammad Mufizul Islam Polash, Shahzadi Sayeeda Tun Nessa and Sitesh C. Bachar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of sociodemographic factors on COVID-19 incidence of 342 cities in China: a geographically weighted regression model analysis
Since December 2019, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread quickly among the population and brought a severe global impact. However, considerable geographical disparities in the distribution of CO... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Huihui Zhang, Yini Liu, Fangyao Chen, Baibing Mi, Lingxia Zeng and Leilei Pei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of cystic echinococcosis in slaughtered livestock in Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Hydatidosis is a zoonotic disease and has a great general and economic health importance in both developed and developing countries. Therefore, this systematic and meta-analytic study was conducted to determin... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Aliakbar Vaisi-Raygani, Masoud Mohammadi, Rostam Jalali, Nader Salari and Melika Hosseinian-Far Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rotavirus gastroenteritis in Pakistan, 2018: updated disease burden
This study was aimed at detecting the prevalence of RVA in Pakistan... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Nosheen Basharat, Asma Sadiq, Muhammad Dawood, Shahid Ali, Alam Khan, Rooh Ullah, Hayat Khan, Aamir Aziz, Hamid Ali, Aamer Ali Shah, Ijaz Ali and Jadoon Khan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluating the measures taken to contain a Candida auris outbreak in a tertiary care hospital in South India: an outbreak investigational study
The objective of this work is to describe a multidisciplinary... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 and Merlin Moni Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular characterization and epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 8 in Denmark
Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 8 incidence has increased in Denmark after the introduction of pneumococcal conjugated vaccines (PCV). The mechanism behind the serotype 8 replacement is not well understood. In ... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Camilla B ülow Hansen, Kurt Fuursted, Palle Valentiner-Branth, Tine Dalby, Charlotte Sværke Jørgensen and H-C Slotved Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Human papillomavirus and Chlamydia trachomatis in oral and genital mucosa of women with normal and abnormal cervical cytology
HPV and C.trachomatis are the most prevalent, viral and bacterial STI worldwide. Both commonly have an asymptomatic development and can evolve into a persistent infection which, added to coinfections, may be impo... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: J. P. Mosmann, S. Zayas, A. X. Kiguen, R. F. Venezuela, O. Rosato and C. G. Cuffini Tags: Research Source Type: research

The feasibility of modified HIV and antiretroviral drug testing using self-collected dried blood spots from men who have sex with men
The objective o... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 and Silvina Masciotra Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Estimating effects of intervention measures on COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan taking account of improving diagnostic capabilities using a modelling approach
Although by late February 2020 the COVID-19 epidemic was effectively controlled in Wuhan, China, estimating the effects of interventions, such as transportation restrictions and quarantine measures, on the ear... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jingbo Liang, Hsiang-Yu Yuan, Lindsey Wu and Dirk Udo Pfeiffer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Salivary testing of COVID-19: evaluation of serological testing following positive salivary results
Salivary detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been proposed as an alternative to nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab testing. Our group previously published a study de... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Lisa Caulley, Julie Shaw, Martin Corsten, Nadia Hua, Jonathan B. Angel, Guillaume Poliquin, Jonathan Whelan, Kym Antonation and Stephanie Johnson-Obaseki Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of antiviral treatment on long-term prognosis in non-immunocompromised patients with CMV reactivation
Reactivation of human cytomegalovirus (CMV) occurs in non-immunocompromised patients with or without specific organ involvement, but it is still unknown whether it has a clinical implication on long-term progn... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ga Eun Park, Hyun Kyun Ki and Jae-Hoon Ko Tags: Research Source Type: research

A case report of atypical Kawasaki disease presented with severe elevated transaminases and literature review
Kawasaki disease (KD) is the most common cause of acquired heart disease among children in developed countries, in which the resulting coronary artery (CA) abnormalities cause myocardial ischemia, infarction, ... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yifan Ren, Chuanxin Zhang, Xiaoqin Xu and Yu Yin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A spacer infection by Candida albicans secondary to a Staphylococcus capitis prosthetic joint infection: a case report
Prosthetic joint infection (PJI) is one of the most feared complications following total arthroplasty surgeries. Gram-positive bacteria are the most common microorganisms implicated in PJIs, while infections m... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Marta Bottagisio, Alessandro Bidossi, Nicola Logoluso, Antonio Pellegrini and Elena De Vecchi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

SARS-CoV-2 transmission in educational settings during an early summer epidemic wave in Luxembourg, 2020
Following a first wave in spring and gradual easing of lockdown, Luxembourg experienced an early second epidemic wave of SARS-CoV-2 before the start of summer school holidays on 15th July. This provided the op... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jo ël Mossong, Laurent Mombaerts, Lisa Veiber, Jessica Pastore, Gwenaëlle Le Coroller, Michael Schnell, Silvana Masi, Laetitia Huiart and Paul Wilmes Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of imported cases of COVID-19: a multicenter study
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to expand. Herein, we report the epidemiological and clinical features of 478 patients with confirmed COVID-19 from a multicenter study conducted in f... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 3, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jinjun Zhang, Shixiong Yang, Yi Xu, Xinyan Qin, Jialiang Liu, Jinjun Guo, Sijia Tian, Shaoping Wang, Kai Liao, Ying Zhang, Yu Ma and Yuguo Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Infant rhesus macaques as a non-human primate model of Bordetella pertussis infection
The prevalent resurgence of pertussis has recently become a critical public health problem worldwide. To understand pertussis pathogenesis and the host response to both the pathogen and vaccines, a suitable pe... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 3, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 and Mingbo Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Group B streptococcal colonization in elderly women
In non-pregnant adults, the incidence of invasive Group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease is continuously increasing. Elderly and immunocompromised persons are at increased risk of infection. GBS commonly colonizes t... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 3, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rossella Baldan, Sara Droz, Carlo Casanova, Laura Knabben, Dorothy J. Huang, Christine Br ülisauer, André B. Kind, Elke Krause, Stefanie Mauerer, Barbara Spellerberg and Parham Sendi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A 17 year experience of attrition from care among HIV infected children in Nnewi South-East Nigeria
A large number of HIV-infected children continue to die despite reported scale-up of paediatric HIV services. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 3, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Chinyere Ukamaka Onubogu and Ebelechuku Francesca Ugochukwu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Analysis of enterovirus genotypes in the cerebrospinal fluid of children associated with aseptic meningitis in Liaocheng, China, from 2018 to 2019
Aseptic meningitis is most often caused by enteroviruses (EVs), but EVs associated with aseptic meningitis have not yet been reported in Liaocheng. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and gen... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jing Wang, Min Meng, Huan Xu, Ting Wang, Ying Liu, Han Yan, Peiman Liu, Daogang Qin and Qiaozhi Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association between extreme temperature and pulmonary tuberculosis in Shandong Province, China, 2005 –2016: a mixed method evaluation
The effects of extreme temperature on infectious diseases are complex and far-reaching. There are few studies to access the relationship of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) with extreme temperature. The study aime... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Dongzhen Chen, Hua Lu, Shengyang Zhang, Jia Yin, Xuena Liu, Yixin Zhang, Bingqin Dai, Xiaomei Li and Guoyong Ding Tags: Research Source Type: research

Carnobacterium inhibens isolated in blood culture of an immunocompromised, metastatic cancer patient: a case report and literature review
Carnobacterium species are lactic acid-producing Gram-positive bacteria that have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada for use as a food bio-preservative. The use of live bacteri... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Carson Ka-Lok Lo and Prameet M. Sheth Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The healthcare costs of antimicrobial resistance in Lebanon: a multi-centre prospective cohort study from the payer perspective
Our aim was to examine whether the length of stay, hospital charges and in-hospital mortality attributable to healthcare- and community-associated infections due to antimicrobial-resistant bacteria were higher... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 and Laurent Molinier Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Management of prosthetic joint infections in France: a national audit to identify key situations requiring innovation and homogenization
Prosthetic joint infections (PJI) are one of the most serious complication of arthroplasty. The management of PJI needs a multidisciplinary collaboration between orthopaedic surgeon, infectious disease special... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - May 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Marion Le Mar échal, Zoé Cavalli, Cécile Batailler, Jean-François Gonzalez, André Ferreira, Sébastien Lustig, Tristan Ferry and Johan Courjon Tags: Research Source Type: research

Change in hepatitis C virus positivity among needle-stick injury source patients: a 10-year experience in a Japanese tertiary hospital
As a blood-borne pathogen, hepatitis C virus (HCV) has long been a major threat associated with needle-stick injuries (NSIs) mainly because no vaccine is available for HCV. Following an NSI, we usually test th... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 and Kyoj Tags: Research Source Type: research

Triaging HPV-positive, cytology-negative cervical cancer screening results with extended HPV genotyping and p16INK4a immunostaining in China
Self-sampling for human papillomavirus (HPV) testing is a feasible option to improve the cervical screening coverage. However, an ideal triage method for HPV-positive self-samples does not yet exist. The aim o... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Fangbin Song, Peisha Yan, Xia Huang, Chun Wang, Xinfeng Qu, Hui Du and Ruifang Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Five-year microevolution of a multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain within a patient with inadequate compliance to treatment
Whole-genome sequencing has shown that the Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection process can be more heterogeneous than previously thought. Compartmentalized infections, exogenous reinfections, and microevolution ... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Dar ío 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, Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Causes of hospitalisation among a cohort of people with HIV from a London centre followed from 2011 to 2018
We describe the spectrum of ICD-10 classified causes for hospitalisations occurring between 2011 and 2018 in a cohort of people living with HIV (PLHIV). (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 and Colette J. Smith Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Selvester QRS score as an estimative of myocardial injury in acute chagasic patients from the Brazilian Amazon
In the Brazilian Amazon, a new epidemiological profile of Chagas disease transmission, the oral route, has been detected and cited as being responsible for the increase in acute cases in Brazil. The clinical e... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Katia do Nascimento Couceiro, Jessica Vanina Ortiz, Michael do Nascimento Correia, M ônica 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 Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recovery of new-onset kidney disease in COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has emerged as a major global health threat with a great number of deaths worldwide. Despite abundant data on that many COVID-19 patients also displayed kidney disease, ther... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Nan-Hui Zhang, Yi-Chun Cheng, Ran Luo, Chun-Xiu Zhang, Shu-Wang Ge and Gang Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factors for secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in severe coronavirus disease 2019 adult patients
Secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (sHLH) is a life-threatening hyperinflammatory event and a fatal complication of viral infections. Whether sHLH may also be observed in patients with a cytokine sto... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Developing and validating a risk algorithm to diagnose Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in symptomatic Rwandan women
Algorithms that bridge the gap between syndromic sexually transmitted infection (STI) management and treatment based in realistic diagnostic options and local epidemiology are urgently needed across Africa. Ou... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 and Etienne Karita Tags: Research Source Type: research

Timeliness of contact tracing among flight passengers during the COVID-19 epidemic in Vietnam
International air travel plays an important role in the global spread of SARS-CoV-2, and tracing of close contacts is an integral part of the public health response to COVID-19. We aimed to assess the timeline... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 Tags: Research Source Type: research

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
In patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and malignant lymphoma, hepatitis C flare during R-CHOP can result in discontinuation of treatment. However, appropriate therapeutic strategies for managing hepatitis C... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Machiko Umemura, Goki Suda, Shihori Tsukamoto, Ko Ebata, Shinjiro Takahash, Takashi Sasaki, Sae Nakajima, Koji Hirata, Mariko Ozasa, Masatoshi Takano, Masaki Katagiri and Naoya Sakamoto Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Identifying risk factors for late HIV diagnosis and survival analysis of people living with HIV/AIDS in Iran (1987 –2016)
Late-diagnosis of HIV is a major challenge for the control and prevention of AIDS in the world. The present study aimed to specify factors associated with the late diagnosis of HIV in Iran from 1987 to 2016. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Younes Mohammadi, Mohammad Mirzaei, Nasrin Shirmohammadi-Khorram and Maryam Farhadian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Asymptomatic urinary tract infections and associated risk factors in Pakistani Muslim type 2 diabetic patients
One of the leading long-term complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) includes renal dysfunction and urinary tract infections (UTI) which are considered to be prevalent in uncontrolled diabetes. Moreov... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 and Jaffer Bin Baqar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Predictors of willingness to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: 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 and Linda B. Squiers Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Diagnostic value of neutrophil CD64, procalcitonin, and interleukin-6 in sepsis: a meta-analysis
The aim of the study was to conduct a meta-analysis to evaluate the accuracy of neutrophil CD64, procalcitonin (PCT), and interleukin-6 (IL-6) as markers for the diagnosis of sepsis in adult patients. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - April 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Shan Cong, Tiangang Ma, Xin Di, Chang Tian, Min Zhao and Ke Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research