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  1. Content type: Research article

    Armed conflicts are a major contributor to injury and death globally. Conflict-related injuries are associated with a high risk of wound infection, but it is unknown to what extent infection directly relates t...

    Authors: Andreas Älgå, Sidney Wong, Muhammad Shoaib, Kalle Lundgren, Christian G. Giske, Johan von Schreeb and Jonas Malmstedt

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:233

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    With the widespread use of rifampicin and isoniazid, bacterial resistance has become a growing problem. Additionally, the lack of relevant baseline information for the frequency of drug-resistant tuberculosis ...

    Authors: Ming-Jin Zhang, Wen-Zhi Ren, Xue-Juan Sun, Yang Liu, Ke-Wei Liu, Zhong-Hao Ji, Wei Gao and Bao Yuan

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:234

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) is an established microbiologic cause of pulmonary disease, lymphadenitis, and disseminated disease in cases of advanced immune suppression. However, MAC manifesting as vertebral...

    Authors: Megan E. Gray, Peter W. Liu and Brian Wispelwey

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:235

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Kirschsteiniothelia is a saprophytic fungus that is abundantly present in the environment. To date, there have been no reports of human infection caused by this fungus. We report a case of Kirschsteiniothelia inf...

    Authors: Masanori Nishi, Ichiro Okano, Takatoshi Sawada, Yasuka Hara, Kiwamu Nakamura, Katsunori Inagaki and Takashi Yaguchi

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:236

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Increasing incidence of dengue cases in Malaysia over the last few years has been paralleled by increased deaths. Mortality prediction models will therefore be useful in clinical management. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Saiful Safuan Md-Sani, Julina Md-Noor, Winn-Hui Han, Syang-Pyang Gan, Nor-Salina Rani, Hui-Loo Tan, Kanimoli Rathakrishnan, Mohd Azizuddin A-Shariffuddin and Marzilawati Abd-Rahman

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:232

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The need to study the outcome of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) among Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infected individuals in Ghana, a sub-Saharan African country crucial in the era of the “Treat All” policy....

    Authors: Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah, Faustina Pappoe, Ibrahim Baidoo, Francis Arthur, Anna Hayfron-Benjamin, Samuel Essien-Baidoo, Godwin Kwakye-Nuako and Stephen Ayisi Addo

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:230

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Global evidence shows that sexually transmitted infections (STIs) prevalence and sexual risk behaviours are high among youth, and knowledge about STIs is low. In Tanzania, there is limited recent evidence rega...

    Authors: Ramadhani Abdul, Annette A. M. Gerritsen, Mary Mwangome and Eveline Geubbels

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:229

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Many young men who have sex with men (YMSM) are reluctant to seek health services and trust local physicians. Online information seeking may encourage YMSM to identify and see trustworthy physicians, obtain se...

    Authors: Bolin Cao, Peipei Zhao, Cedric Bien, Stephen Pan, Weiming Tang, Julia Watson, Guodong Mi, Yi Ding, Zhenzhou Luo and Joseph D. Tucker

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:228

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The studies on the occurrence and diversity of tick-borne infections in HIV-infected individuals have been few, and the subject has been relatively neglected when compared with other common infections associat...

    Authors: Renata Welc-Falęciak, Justyna D. Kowalska, Małgorzata Bednarska, Magdalena Szatan and Agnieszka Pawełczyk

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:227

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Defined by an infection of the ventricular system of the brain, ventriculitis is usually known as a health-care associated infection. In contrast, primary pyogenic ventriculitis complicating community-acquired...

    Authors: Anaïs Lesourd, Nicolas Magne, Anaïs Soares, Caroline Lemaitre, Muhamed-Kheir Taha, Isabelle Gueit, Michel Wolff and François Caron

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:226

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Management of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) has significantly accelerated in the last few years. Currently, second generation direct acting antivirals (DAAs) promise clearance of infection in most of patients. Her...

    Authors: Simone Lanini, Paola Scognamiglio, Alessandra Mecozzi, Lorella Lombardozzi, Vincenzo Vullo, Mario Angelico, Antonio Gasbarrini, Gloria Taliani, Adolfo Francesco Attili, Carlo Federico Perno, Adriano De Santis, Vincenzo Puro, Fabio Cerqua, Gianpiero D’Offizi, Adriano Pellicelli, Orlando Armignacco…

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:223

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Children who receive all doses of scheduled vaccines reduce their susceptibility to vaccine-preventable diseases. In India, full immunization coverage has increased significantly. However, only a small proport...

    Authors: Manojkumar Choudhary, Roma Solomon, Jitendra Awale and Rina Dey

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:222

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the most common blood-borne viral infection in the United States. Previously, we used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and mortality data from ...

    Authors: Eric W. Hall, Eli S. Rosenberg and Patrick S. Sullivan

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:224

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) interventions largely target inpatient antimicrobial prescribing. Literature on appropriateness of antimicrobials prescribed at the interface between hospital and the community ...

    Authors: R. Chavada, J. Davey, L. O’Connor and D. Tong

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:225

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Q fever is a zoonotic disease caused by Coxiella burnetii. This bacterium survives harsh conditions and attaches to dust, suggesting environmental dispersal is a risk factor for outbreaks. Spatial epidemiology st...

    Authors: Nicholas J. Clark and Ricardo J. Soares Magalhães

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:218

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Tuberculosis (TB) is the major cause of death in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-infected individuals. However, diagnosis of TB in HIV remains challenging particularly when HIV infection is advanced. Severa...

    Authors: Sheetal Verma, Peicheng Du, Damalie Nakanjako, Sabine Hermans, Jessica Briggs, Lydia Nakiyingi, Jerrold J. Ellner, Yukari C. Manabe and Padmini Salgame

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:220

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The symptoms of many infectious diseases influence their host to withdraw from social activity limiting their potential to spread. Successful transmission therefore requires the onset of infectiousness to coin...

    Authors: Ewan Colman, Kristen Spies and Shweta Bansal

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:219

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Mycobacterium arupense, first identified in 2006, is a slow-growing nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) and an emerging cause of tenosynovitis, potentially associated with immunosuppression. However, unlike the di...

    Authors: Xian Zhou, Qiaoling Ruan, Weimin Jiang, Xinyu Wang, Yuan Jiang, Shenglei Yu, Yu Xu, Jing Li, Yangyi Zhang, Wenhong Zhang and Yuekai Hu

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:221

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common viral cause of pediatric bronchiolitis and pneumonia worldwide. Risk factors for high mortality and prolonged morbidity after RSV infection include prematur...

    Authors: Lili Xu, Hengmiao Gao, Jiansheng Zeng, Jun Liu, Cong Lu, Xiaolei Guan, Suyun Qian and Zhengde Xie

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:217

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  20. Content type: Research article

    This study evaluated cause-specific mortality trends including liver-related mortality among people with a hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) notification in New South Wales, Australia.

    Authors: Maryam Alavi, Jason Grebely, Behzad Hajarizadeh, Janaki Amin, Sarah Larney, Matthew G. Law, Jacob George, Louisa Degenhardt and Gregory J. Dore

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:215

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Angiocentric lymph proliferative disorder (ALPD) is a granulomatous lymphoproliferative condition associated with various primary and secondary immunodeficiency states. ALPD is so rare that its prevalence has ...

    Authors: Cecilia T. Costiniuk, Jason Karamchandani, Ali Bessissow, Jean-Pierre Routy, Jason Szabo and Charles Frenette

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:210

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Chagas disease (CD) is a systemic parasitic infection caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, whose chronic phase may lead to cardiac and intestinal disorders. Endemic in Latin America where it is transmitted ...

    Authors: Stefania Pane, Maria Letizia Giancola, Pierluca Piselli, Angela Corpolongo, Ernestina Repetto, Rita Bellagamba, Claudia Cimaglia, Stefania Carrara, Piero Ghirga, Alessandra Oliva, Nazario Bevilacqua, Ahmad Al Rousan, Carla Nisii, Giuseppe Ippolito and Emanuele Nicastri

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:212

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The overall success of Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) antiretroviral therapy (ART) was heavily challenged upon the occurrence of drug resistance. Dehong Prefecture witnessed not only the first rep...

    Authors: Qicai Xuan, Shuwen Liang, Weihong Qin, Shuting Yang, A-mei Zhang, Ting Zhao, Hui Su, Zhiqing Xia, Binghui Wang and Xueshan Xia

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:211

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