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  1. Neutropenia is the most important cause of life-threatening invasive fungal infections (IFIs). Here, we studied the frequency and antifungal susceptibility profiles of Candida species that colonized or caused inf...

    Authors: Parviz Hassanpour, Adel Spotin, Hamid Morovati, Leili Aghebati-Maleki, Mortaza Raeisi, Mohammad Ahangarzadeh Rezaee, Alka Hasani, Ali Aghebati-Maleki, Hossein Abdollahzadeh and Sanam Nami
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:765
  2. Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is endemic in Southern Mauritania where recurrent outbreaks have been constantly observed since the 1980’s. The present study is the first to assess CCHFV antibodies and ...

    Authors: Abdellahi El Ghassem, Andrea Apolloni, Laurence Vial, Romain Bouvier, Celia Bernard, Mariem Seyidna Khayar, Mariem Cheikh Ahmed, Hugues Fausther-Bovendo, Abdallahi Diambar Beyit, Barry Yahya, Mohamed Bezeid Ould El Mamy, Ahmed Elbara, Mohamed Abdellahi Bollahi, Catherine Cêtre-Sossah and Ali Ould Mohamed Salem Boukhary
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:764
  3. Globally, there were an estimated 7.1 million new syphilis infections in 2020, with more than 30% of these new infections reported in African countries such as Sierra Leone. Despite this, there is no HIV-speci...

    Authors: Darlinda F. Jiba, Sulaiman Lakoh, Shuchao Wang, Wei Sun, Umu Barrie, Matilda N. Kamara, Abdulai Tejan Jalloh, Francis K. Tamba, George A. Yendewa, Jin-Wen Song and Guang Yang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:762
  4. Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 due to their close contact with infected patients. However, the true burden of COVID-19 among HCWs in Yemen is unknown due to the inadequa...

    Authors: Watheq Thabet Taher, Amen A. Bawazir, Talal A. Sallam and Khaled Alsurimi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:761
  5. Tetanus is a life-threatening vaccine-preventable disease found more commonly in tropical climates. It accounted for up to 60 deaths annually until the introduction of the tetanus toxoid. It is now rare in Can...

    Authors: Olanrewaju Medu, Nazlee Ogunyemi, Maurice Hennink, Shawn Mawer, Theresa Styles-Mackinnon, Alex Wong, Charles Omosigho and Tania Diener
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:760
  6. Neurological disorders are still prevalent in HIV-infected people. We aimed to determine the prevalence of neurological disorders and identify their risk factors in HIV-infected persons in Taiwan.

    Authors: Ya-Wei Weng, Susan Shin-Jung Lee, Hung-Chin Tsai, Chih-Hui Hsu and Sheng-Hsiang Lin
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:759
  7. Outreach efforts were developed to bolster people’s access to and use of immunization services in underserved populations. However, there have been multiple outbreaks of diseases like measles in Uganda, prompt...

    Authors: Atwiine Flavia, Bagenda Fred and Turyakira Eleanor
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:758
  8. The general human immune responses similarity against different coronaviruses may reflect some degree of cross-immunity, whereby exposure to one coronavirus may confer partial immunity to another. The aim was ...

    Authors: Aiman El-Saed, Fatmah Othman, Henry Baffoe-Bonnie, Rawabi Almulhem, Muayed Matalqah, Latifah Alshammari and Majid M. Alshamrani
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:757
  9. Although Ethiopia is working towards measles elimination, a recurrent measles outbreak has occurred. To take appropriate measures, previously, many fragmented and inconsistent outbreak investigations were done...

    Authors: Mengistie Kassahun Tariku, Daniel Tarekegn Worede, Abebe Habtamu Belete, Simachew Animen Bante and Sewnet Wongiel Misikir
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:756
  10. Understanding community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOCs) is critical for disease control in the post pandemic era. The Delta variant (B.1.617.2) emerged in late 2020 and became the dominan...

    Authors: Katherine Dai, Steffen Foerster, Neil M. Vora, Kathleen Blaney, Chris Keeley, Lisa Hendricks, Jay K. Varma, Theodore Long, Jeffrey Shaman and Sen Pei
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:753
  11. Most cases of microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis are found in the Southern hemisphere. Our purpose was to investigate the first outbreak of microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis in Japan among healthy, immunoco...

    Authors: Masafumi Uematsu, Yasser Helmy Mohamed, Mao Kusano, Daisuke Inoue, Kohei Harada, Diya Tang, Takashi Kitaoka and Kenji Yagita
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:752
  12. The generalizability of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines to various patient populations and hospital settings has been debated. A quantitative assessment of the diversity and representation in th...

    Authors: Lama Nazer, Aseel Abusara, Batoul Aloran, Tamas Szakmany, Hamza Nabulsi, Anton Petushkov, Marie-Laure Charpignon, Taghreed Ahmed, Marisa Cobanaj, Mohammad Elaibaid, Christian Lee, Chenyu Li, Donald Mlombwa, Sulaiman Moukheiber, Anupol Panitchote, Rachael Parke…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:751
  13. Variation in immune response to COVID-19 vaccines is observed among different ethnicities. We aimed to describe the reinfection rates, change in antibody titers, and adverse events among Filipinos.

    Authors: Carol Stephanie C. Tan-Lim, Ma. Liza Antoinette M. Gonzales, Leonila F. Dans, Cynthia P. Cordero, Marissa M. Alejandria, Eva C. Cutiongco dela Paz, Melissa A. Dator, Myzelle Anne J. Infantado-Alejandro, Maria Vanessa V. Sulit and Mary Ann D. Lansang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:750
  14. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common comorbidity in patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTMLD). Both conditions are associated with increased morbidity and mortality, b...

    Authors: Ping Wang, Theodore K. Marras, Mariam Hassan and Anjan Chatterjee
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:749
  15. There is a growing body of evidence for the role that communities can have in producing beneficial health outcomes. There is also an increasing recognition of the effectiveness and success of community-led int...

    Authors: Katherine A. Thomas, Euphemia Lindelwe Sibanda, Cheryl Johnson, Constancia Watadzaushe, Getrude Ncube, Karin Hatzold, Mary K. Tumushime, Miriam Mutseta, Nancy Ruhode, Peach P. Indravudh, Frances M. Cowan and Melissa Neuman
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 22(Suppl 1):974

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 22 Supplement 1

  16. While existing evidence suggests less severe clinical manifestations and lower mortality are associated with the Omicron variant as compared to the Delta variant. However, these studies fail to control for dif...

    Authors: N. Radhakrishnan, M. Liu, B. Idowu, A. Bansari, K. Rathi, S. Magar, L. Mundhra, J. Sarmiento, U. Ghaffar, J. Kattan, R. Jones, J. George, Y. Yang and F. Southwick
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:747
  17. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) caused significant economic damage and forced a slew of limitations to be placed by regulatory bodies worldwide. As the SARS-CoV-2 virus continuousl...

    Authors: Shaymah Aldawish, Raghib Abusaris, Emad Almohammadi, Faten Althobiti and Ahmed Albarrag
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:746
  18. The burden of central line-associated bloodstream infections is significant and has negative implications for healthcare, increasing morbidity and mortality risks, increasing inpatient hospital stays, and incr...

    Authors: David Odada, Hellen Munyi, Japhet Gatuiku, Ruth Thuku, Jared Nyandigisi, Anne Wangui, Emilie Ashihundu, Beatrice Nyakiringa, Jemimah Kimeu, Martin Musumbi and Rodney D. Adam
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:745
  19. Dolutegravir (DTG), an integrase strand transfer inhibitor is currently the recommended first and second line anti-retroviral therapy (ART) anchor agent by the World Health Organization due to its favorable si...

    Authors: Frank Mulindwa, Barbara Castelnuovo, Nele Brusselaers, Robert Bollinger, George Yendewa, Willington Amutuhaire, Claudine Mukashaka and Jean-Marc Schwarz
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:744
  20. Acute respiratory infection is still one of the leading causes of child morbidity and mortality worldwide. Developing countries, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa including Ethiopia continue to share an overbur...

    Authors: Gebru Gebremeskel Gebrerufael and Bsrat Tesfay Hagos
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:743
  21. Hydrocephalus is a frequent complication of tuberculous meningitis (TBM), and ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) has been shown to improve short-term prognosis for patients with TBM-associated hydrocephalus. How...

    Authors: Xiao Zhang, Pengtao Li, Junxian Wen, Jianbo Chang, Yihao Chen, Rui Yin, Houshi Xu, Xiaoyu Liu, Lang Yang and Junji Wei
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:742
  22. Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs) is a major public health concern in China. This study assessed the overall trends in STBBIs to improve the comprehensive understanding of the burden of ...

    Authors: Shuyuan Wang, Jialu Chen, Yuansheng Li, Beibei Zhang, Xiang Li, Ying Han and Junhui Zhang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:741
  23. Data for latent tuberculosis in patients with type 1 Diabetes in Africa is limited. We assessed the prevalence of latent tuberculosis in youth and children with type 1 Diabetes in Dar es Salaam –Tanzania.

    Authors: Edna S. Majaliwa, Kandi Muze, Evance Godfrey, Kenneth Byashalira, Blandina T Mmbaga, Kaushik Ramaiya and Sayoki G Mfinanga
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:740
  24. Tuberculosis (TB) and intestinal helminths have huge public health importance, and they are geographically overlapped. Data about the burden of intestinal helminth and TB co-infection in these areas are fragme...

    Authors: Yohannes Zenebe, Meseret Habtamu, Markos Abebe, Begna Tulu, Abay Atnafu, Daniel Mekonnen, Roland Lang and Abaineh Munshea
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:739
  25. The impact of metabolic resistance to insecticides on malaria transmission remains poorly characterised notably through application of entomological parameters. The lack of resistance markers has been one of t...

    Authors: Brice Natchema S. Fonkou, Magellan Tchouakui, Benjamin D. Menze, Leon M. J. Mugenzi, Derrick Fofie, Daniel Nguiffo-Nguete, Lucia Nkengazong, Jeannette Tombi and Charles S. Wondji
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:738
  26. Although one of the main drivers of antimicrobial resistance is inappropriate antibiotic prescribing, there are limited resources to support the surveillance of antibiotic consumption in low-income countries. ...

    Authors: Sulaiman Lakoh, Christine Ellen Elleanor Williams, Stephen Sevalie, James B.W. Russell, Sarah K. Conteh, Joseph Sam Kanu, Umu Barrie, Gibrilla F. Deen, Anna Maruta, Daniel Sesay, Olukemi Adekanmbi, Darlinda F. Jiba, Joseph Chukwudi Okeibunor, George A. Yendewa and Emmanuel Firima
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:737
  27. Despite the availability of an effective vaccine, chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections remain a major cause of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. HBV burden in pregnancy, risk factors and the ...

    Authors: Kerina Duri, Privilege Tendai Munjoma, Hope Mataramvura, Arthur John Mazhandu, Panashe Chandiwana, Tarisai Marere, Felicity Zvanyadza Gumbo and Lovemore Ronald Mazengera
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:736
  28. Turicella otitidis belongs to the Corynebacteriaceae family and is a normal inhabitant of the ear and exists in a commensal relationship with its host. In children, T. otitidis is frequently associated with otiti...

    Authors: Afrinash Ahamad, Cuishan Yuan, Casey Chung, Briana Blair, Amy Tran and Bushra Tehreem
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:735
  29. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a leading cause of acute respiratory infections resulting in a significant burden worldwide, particularly in children and older adults. This collection calls for original r...

    Authors: Antonio Piralla, Zhengrong Chen and Hassan Zaraket
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:734
  30. Infectious disease computational modeling studies have been widely published during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, yet they have limited reproducibility. Developed through an iterative testi...

    Authors: Darya Pokutnaya, Willem G Van Panhuis, Bruce Childers, Marquis S Hawkins, Alice E Arcury-Quandt, Meghan Matlack, Kharlya Carpio and Harry Hochheiser
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:733
  31. We aimed to compare the adaptive immune response in individuals with or without prior SARS-CoV-2 infections following the administration of mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines.

    Authors: Sun-Woo Yoon, Kristin Widyasari, Jieun Jang, Seungjun Lee, Taejoon Kang and Sunjoo Kim
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:732
  32. As current trend for physician tools, ChatGPT can sift through massive amounts of information and solve problems through easy-to-understand conversations, ultimately improving efficiency. Mycosis is currently ...

    Authors: Yi Jin, Hua Liu, Bin Zhao and Weihua Pan
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:731
  33. The BioFire® FilmArray® Blood Culture Identification Panel 1 (BF-FA-BCIP) detects microorganisms with high accuracy in positive blood cultures (BC) – a key step in the management of patients with suspected bac...

    Authors: Jessica Agnetti, Andrea C. Büchler, Michael Osthoff, Fabrice Helfenstein, Maja Weisser, Martin Siegemund, Stefano Bassetti, Roland Bingisser, Dirk J. Schaefer, Martin Clauss, Vladimira Hinic, Sarah Tschudin-Sutter, Veronika Bättig, Nina Khanna and Adrian Egli
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:730
  34. Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is a major complication of diabetes often impacted by polymicrobial infection in the wound site. Diabetic patients are immunocompromised in nature and hence vulnerable to infection on...

    Authors: Poulami Mukherjee, Shouvik Paul, Tanmoy Dutta, Shankha Nath, Bikramaditya Ghosh, Debika Chatterjee, Satinath Mukhopadhyay and Souvik Mukherjee
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:729
  35. Epstein-Barr virus-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (EBV-HLH) and infectious mononucleosis (EBV-IM) share mimic symptoms in the early stages of childhood development. We aimed to examine the clini...

    Authors: Lisha Cai, Yuan Xing, Yahong Xia, Zihan Zhang, Zebin Luo, Yongmin Tang, Yan Chen and Xiaojun Xu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:728
  36. This study assesses the diagnostic delay, treatment duration and treatment outcomes of tuberculosis (TB) patients since the implementation of the integrated model of TB control in a county in eastern China. It...

    Authors: Yuanxiang Xie, Ting Ting Shum, Zhenming Tian, Chuanheng Lin, Lingyuan Chen, Bin Chen, Dajiang Huang, Lei Zhu and Guanyang Zou
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:727
  37. To compare the effectiveness of seven major interventions [Bulevirtide (BLV), Interferon (IFN), Nucleoside analogs (NAs), BLV + IFN, BLV + NAs, IFN + NAs, and Placebo] to treat chronic hepatitis D.

    Authors: Yangdan Rong, Xuegui Ju, Peng Sun and Yali Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:726
  38. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of Xpert MTB/RIF assay in the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis for differentiating tuberculosis intrathoracic lymphadenopathy from sarcoidosis intrathoracic l...

    Authors: Xian He, Yuan Zhang, Ying Zhou, Li Li and Qiuhong Li
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:725
  39. In recent years, improved access to effective antiretroviral therapy has meant that people living with human immune virus are living longer than before. The burden of non-communicable diseases particularly, hy...

    Authors: Kirubel Dagnaw Tegegne, Getachew Asmare Adela, Gizachew Ambaw Kassie, Misganaw Asmamaw Mengstie, Mohammed Abdu Seid, Melkamu Aderajaw Zemene, Sefineh Fenta Feleke, Tadesse Asmamaw Dejenie, Endeshaw Chekol Abebe, Denekew Tenaw Anley, Anteneh Mengist Dessie, Molalign Melese Gesese, Nega Yimer and Natnael Atnafu Gebeyehu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:724
  40. Antimicrobial resistance poses a public health threat for the treatment of community-acquired urinary tract infections. This study determined the susceptibility patterns of uropathogens and associated risk fac...

    Authors: Abou Kebbeh, Paul Dsane-Aidoo, Kawsu Sanyang, Sheriffo M. K. Darboe, Nuha Fofana, Donne Ameme, Abdoulie M. Sanyang, Kalifa Sanneh Darboe, Saffiatou Darboe, Bakary Sanneh, Ernest Kenu and Francis Anto
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:723
  41. Mycobacterium houstonense is a category of rapidly growing mycobacteria that is gram-positive, acid-fast, polycrystalline, and non-spore-forming. There have been few reports of human infection caused by Mycobacte...

    Authors: ZhiPeng Li, ZhaoFeng Yuan, HuiLing Cao, DaWei Huan, Yue Qiu, TianWei Xia and JiRong Shen
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:722
  42. With Norwegian national registry data, we assessed the prevalence of post-COVID-19 symptoms at least 3 months after confirmed infection, and whether sociodemographic factors and pre-pandemic health problems we...

    Authors: Øystein Hetlevik, Knut-Arne Wensaas, Valborg Baste, Knut Erik Emberland, Türküler Özgümüs, Siri Eldevik Håberg and Guri Rortveit
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:721
  43. Chronic HBV infection is always accompanied by differences in the balance between regulatory T cells (Tregs) and T-helper 17 (Th17) cells in infection phases. IL-21 plays an important role in the progression o...

    Authors: Yun Cai, Hailei Ji, Xin Zhou, Kai Zhao, Xiaoping Zhang, Liang Pan and Ruihua Shi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:719
  44. Randomized clinical trials in non-critically ill COVID-19 patients showed that therapeutic-dose heparin increased survival with reduced organ support as compared with usual-care thromboprophylaxis, albeit with...

    Authors: B. Cosmi, M. Giannella, G. Fornaro, F. Cristini, A. Patacca, A. Castagna, F. Mazzaferri, S. Testa, A. Pan, M. Lupi, P. Brambilla, A. Montineri, S. Frattima, E. G. Bignami, M. Salvetti, G. De Stefano…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:718
  45. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first identified in South Korea during the 2019–2020 seasonal influenza epidemic. The social distancing measures, as effective non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs), a...

    Authors: Hyun Kyung Kim, Kyung-Duk Min and Sung-il Cho
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:717
  46. CHF (Congenital hepatic fibrosis) is a rare hereditary disease characterized by periportal fibrosis and ductal plate malformation. Little is known about the clinical presentations and outcome in CHF patients w...

    Authors: Jiawei Sun, Xiaoxiao Mi, Xiaoying Ye, Yiling ShenTu, Chun Liu, Dong Tang, WenJun Yang, Jie Yang, Xiaoping Ye, Xiaojie Ma, Junping Shi, Gongying Chen and Ling Gong
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:715
  47. Early case detection is critical to preventing onward transmission of COVID-19 by enabling prompt isolation of index infections, and identification and quarantining of contacts. Timeliness and completeness of ...

    Authors: Isobel Abell, Cameron Zachreson, Eamon Conway, Nicholas Geard, Jodie McVernon, Thomas Waring and Christopher Baker
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:713

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