Chromosomal coharboring of blaIMP-60 and mcr-9 in Enterobacter asburiae isolated from a Japanese woman with empyema: a case report
Polymyxin E (colistin) is a last-resort antibiotic to treat infections caused by carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE). However, reports of CPEs resistant to colistin have been increasing, and the mcr ... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 30, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yusuke Miyazato, Noriko Iwamoto, Masaru Usui, Toyotaka Sato, Tohru Miyoshi-Akiyama, Maki Nagashima, Kazuhisa Mezaki, Kayoko Hayakawa and Norio Ohmagari Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The changing spectrum of microbial aetiology of respiratory tract infections in hospitalized patients before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic was met with strict containment measures. We hypothesized that societal infection control measures would impact the number of hospital admissions for respiratory tract infections, as well... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 30, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sondre Serigstad, Dagfinn L. Markussen, Christian Ritz, Marit H. Ebbesen, Siri T. Knoop, Øyvind Kommedal, Lars Heggelund, Elling Ulvestad, Rune O. Bjørneklett and Harleen M. S. Grewal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Inconsistency analysis between metagenomic next-generation sequencing results of cerebrospinal fluid and clinical diagnosis with suspected central nervous system infection
Recently, with the rapid progress of metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS), inconsistency between mNGS results and clinical diagnoses has become more common. There is currently no reasonable explanatio... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 30, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jin Wang, Jun Ye, Liqi Yang, Xiangfeng Chen, Haoshu Fang, Zhou Liu, Guomei Xia, Yafei Zhang and Zhenhua Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessment of genotypes, endosymbionts and clinical characteristics of Acanthamoeba recovered from ocular infection
Acanthamoeba is an emerging pathogen, infamous for its resilience against antiprotozoal compounds, disinfectants and harsh environments. It is known to cause keratitis, a sight-threatening, painful and difficult ... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 29, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Binod Rayamajhee, Savitri Sharma, Mark Willcox, Fiona L. Henriquez, Raksheeth Nathan Rajagopal, Gauri Shankar Shrestha, Dinesh Subedi, Bhupesh Bagga and Nicole Carnt Tags: Research Source Type: research

Enhanced disinfection with hybrid hydrogen peroxide fogging in a critical care setting
This study investigated bioburden presence on surfaces in a critic... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 29, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Anjay Khandelwal, Brian Lapolla, Tina Bair, Frances Grinstead, Meaghan Hislop, Christine Greene and Michael T. Bigham Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical and economic burden of respiratory syncytial virus in Spanish children: the BARI study
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is a major cause of morbidity in children. However, its disease burden remains poorly understood, particularly outside of the hospital setting. Our study aimed to es... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 29, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: F. Martin ón-Torres, M. Carmo, L. Platero, G. Drago, J. L. López-Belmonte, M. Bangert, J. Díez-Domingo and M. Garcés-Sánchez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Secondary respiratory early and late infections in mechanically ventilated patients with COVID-19
Patients with COVID-19 receiving mechanical ventilation may become aggravated with a secondary respiratory infection. The aim of this study was to describe secondary respiratory infections, their predictive fa... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 29, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mar ía Elena Ceballos, Carolina Nuñez, Javier Uribe, María Magdalena Vera, Ricardo Castro, Patricia García, Gabriel Arriata, Vicente Gándara, Camila Vargas, Angélica Dominguez, Inés Cerón, Pablo Born and Eduardo Espíndola Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association of human myxovirus resistance protein A with severity of COVID-19
In this retrospective cohort study, we explored the correlation of blood human myxovirus resistance protein A (MxA) level with severity of disease in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 28, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Otto Lehtinen, Niklas Broman, Matti Waris, Tytti Vuorinen, Ville Peltola, Eliisa L öyttyniemi, Jarmo Oksi and Thijs Feuth Tags: Research Source Type: research

Facilitators and barriers to COVID-19 vaccination among healthcare workers and the general population in Guinea
The advent of the effective COVID-19 vaccine was the most eagerly expected worldwide. However, this hope quickly became hesitation and denial in many countries, including Guinea. Understanding the reasons for ... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 27, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Almamy Amara Toure, Fod é Amara Traore, Gnoume Camara, Aboubacar Sidiki Magassouba, Ibrahima Barry, Mohamed Lamine Kourouma, Younoussa Sylla, Naby Yaya Conte, Diao Cisse, Nafissatou Dioubaté, Sidikiba Sidibe, Abdoul Habib Beavogui and Alexandre Delamou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Modeling the potential impact of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV among men who have sex with men in Cameroon
Men who have sex with men (MSM) are consistently burdened by HIV at higher levels than other adults. While HIV prevention programs for MSM are growing in coverage and quality, HIV incidence remains high. In re... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 26, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Carrie E. Lyons, Owen J. Stokes-Cawley, Anna Simkin, Anna L. Bowring, Iliassou Mfochive Njindam, Oudou Njoya, Anne Zoung-Kanyi Bissek, Ubald Tamoufe, Sandra Georges, Florence Zeh Kakanou, Gnilane Turpin, Daniel Levitt, Serge Clotaire Billong, Sharmistha M Tags: Research Source Type: research

Smoking status and SARS-CoV-2 infection severity among Lebanese adults: a cross-sectional study
A paradoxical hypothesis about the effect of smoking on patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrom 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection still exists. Furthermore, gender-discrepancy in the impact of smoking o... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 24, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Abbas Hoballah, Rana El Haidari, Rima Badran, Ali Jaber, Samir Mansour and Linda Abou-Abbas Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reducing malaria transmission in forest-going mobile and migrant populations in Lao PDR and Cambodia: protocol for stepped-wedge cluster-randomised controlled trial
Countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region aim to achieve malaria elimination by 2030. In the region, malaria is concentrated in high-risk areas and populations such as forest-going mobile and migrant populati... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 24, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Win Htike, Win Han Oo, Thet Lynn, Lun Sovanda, Paul A. Agius, May Chan Oo, Naw Hkawng Galau, Kaung Myat Thu, Aung Khine Zaw, Ei Phyu Htwe, Julia C. Cutts, Ellen A. Kearney, Nick Scott, Katherine O ’Flaherty, Bangyuan Wang, Boualam Khamlome & hellip; Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Quality of life of cutaneous leishmaniasis suspected patients in the Ecuadorian Pacific and Amazon regions: a cross sectional study
Yearly, up to 1 million patients worldwide suffer from cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL). In Ecuador, CL affects an estimated 5000 patients annually. CL leads to reduced Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) as a r... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 24, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jacob Machiel Bezemer, Manuel Calvopi ña Hinojosa, Andrea Estefania Corral Zabala, Fernando Ortega Pérez, Veronica Cristina Vargas Román, Henk Dirk Frederik Herman Schallig and Henry John Christiaan de Vries Tags: Research Source Type: research

Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection syndrome mimicking pseudomembranous enteritis, complicated by Escherichia coli bacteremia and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in a patient after immunosuppressive therapy: a case report
Strongyloidiasis, caused by Strongyloides stercoralis (S. stercoralis), is endemic worldwide, especially in countries with warm and humid climates. Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection syndrome (SHS) is an ex... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 24, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: De-Han Cai, Jun Wang and Xiao-Lin Fang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Pelvic and central nervous system tuberculosis complicated by a paradoxical response manifesting as a spinal tuberculoma: a case report
The post-partum period is a risk factor for tuberculosis (TB), possibly including the period after miscarriage as illustrated here. This case demonstrates how non-specific symptoms can hide widely disseminated... (Source: BMC Infectious Diseases)
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - September 24, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Arya Zandvakili, Takaaki Kobayashi, Quanhathai Kaewpoowat, Meredith G. Parsons, Bradley Ford, Jason H. Barker and Melinda Johnson Tags: Case report Source Type: research