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  1. China has a double burden of diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis. Diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis are both important risk factors for Aspergillus infection. Aspergillus lentulus is an emerging fungal pathogen i...

    Authors: Hua Zhang, Guangming Liu, Lin He, Yun Zhu, Haobo Tu and Shifang Zhuang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:88
  2. Identification of SARS-CoV-2 positive patients with rapid and cost-effective test methods is the key for isolating infected individuals, interrupting the transmission chain, and thus, containment of the CoVID-...

    Authors: Jyotsnamayee Sabat, Subhra Subhadra, Sonalika Rath, Lal Mohan Ho, Tanushree Satpathy, Dipankar Pattnaik, Sanghamitra Pati and Jyotirmayee Turuk
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:87
  3. Influenza may trigger complications, particularly in at-risk groups, potentially leading to hospitalization or death. However, due to lack of routine testing, influenza cases are infrequently coded with influe...

    Authors: T. Pumarola, J. Díez-Domingo, F. Martinón-Torres, E. Redondo Margüello, R. Ortiz de Lejarazu Leonardo, M. Carmo, G. Bizouard, G. Drago, J. L. López-Belmonte, H. Bricout, C. de Courville and A. Gil-de-Miguel
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:86
  4. Wound infection after inguinal hernia surgery is not uncommon in the clinical setting. The common microbial aetiology of postoperative inguinal hernia wound infection is Gram-positive bacteria. Staphylococcus aur...

    Authors: Yao Du, Song Han, Yue Zhou, Hai Feng Chen, Yao Liang Lu, Zhi Yuan Kong and Wei Ping Li
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:85
  5. Mycobacterium aubagnense, which was first characterized in 2006, is a non-tuberculosis mycobacterium (NTM) that has only been isolated from respiratory secretions and joint fluid. With only four cases globally, t...

    Authors: Yuanqin Du, Jingjing Huang, Yaobin Nong, Ruixi Zhong, Ronghuo Zhu, Wenxuan Song, Hongna Huang, Qinwen Tan, Jian Xu, Xiyu Xiao and Juhong Jia
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:84
  6. Platelets are recognized as key immune effectors, but they are targets of bacterial virulence factors. In the present study, we aimed to examine the relationship between early platelet dynamics and the outcome...

    Authors: Rachid Douglas-Louis, Mimi Lou, Brian Lee, Emi Minejima, Juliane Bubeck-Wardenburg and Annie Wong-Beringer
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:82
  7. Mycoplasma salivarium is part of our commensal oral flora and readily resides in dental plaque. Although considered indolent, few case reports have documented its pathogenic potential in humans. To this day no ca...

    Authors: Marc Scheen, Adrian Attinger, Tibor Huwyler, Mario Togni and Serban Puricel
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:81
  8. Diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) in children remain challenging, particularly in resource-limited settings. Healthcare providers and caregivers are critical in improving childhood TB screening and ...

    Authors: Yom An, Alvin Kuo Jing Teo, Chan Yuda Huot, Sivanna Tieng, Kim Eam Khun, Sok Heng Pheng, Chhenglay Leng, Serongkea Deng, Ngak Song, Daisuke Nonaka and Siyan Yi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:80
  9. Compared to the abundance of clinical and genomic information available on patients hospitalised with COVID-19 disease from high-income countries, there is a paucity of data from low-income countries. Our aim ...

    Authors: Catherine Anscombe, Samantha Lissauer, Herbert Thole, Jamie Rylance, Dingase Dula, Mavis Menyere, Belson Kutambe, Charlotte van der Veer, Tamara Phiri, Ndaziona P. Banda, Kwazizira S. Mndolo, Kelvin Mponda, Chimota Phiri, Jane Mallewa, Mulinda Nyirenda, Grace Katha…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:79
  10. Study objectives were to estimate the cumulative incidence of death due to different causes of death (CODs) and investigate the effect of invasive aspergillosis (IA) on each separate COD in a cohort of older p...

    Authors: Rebecca van Grootveld, Valentina Masarotto, Peter A. von dem Borne, Nicole M. A. Blijlevens, Dana A. Chitu, Martha T. van der Beek, Marta Fiocco and Mark G. J. de Boer
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:78
  11. Sepsis has the characteristics of high incidence, high mortality of ICU patients. Early assessment of disease severity and risk stratification of death in patients with sepsis, and further targeted interventio...

    Authors: Xiaobin Pan, Jinbao Xie, Lihui Zhang, Xincai Wang, Shujuan Zhang, Yingfeng Zhuang, Xingsheng Lin, Songjing Shi, Songchang Shi and Wei Lin
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:76
  12. Previous studies have shown that non-critically ill COVID-19 patients co-infected with other respiratory viruses have poor clinical outcomes. However, limited studies focused on this co-infections in criticall...

    Authors: Khalid Al Sulaiman, Ohoud Aljuhani, Hisham A. Badreldin, Ghazwa B. Korayem, Abeer A. Alenazi, Ahlam H. Alharbi, Albandari Alghamdi, Alaa Alhubaishi, Ali F. Altebainawi, Mohammad Bosaeed, Rand Alotaibi, Ahad Alawad, Nirvana Alnajjar, Khalid Bin Saleh, Walaa A. Sait, Samiah Alsohimi…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:75

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:103

  13. Following kidney transplantation, BK virus associated nephropathy (BKVN) occurs in 1 to 10% of kidney transplant recipients (KTR) and represents a major cause of graft loss. We aim at identifying factors assoc...

    Authors: Julien Gras, Arnaud Le Flécher, Axelle Dupont, Jérôme Vérine, Ali Amara, Constance Delaugerre, Jean Michel Molina and Marie Noëlle Peraldi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:74
  14. Little information is available on the costs of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in Vietnam or other low- and middle-income countries. Our study estimated the costs of LRTIs associated with RSV infection amon...

    Authors: Lien Anh Ha Do, Elisabeth Vodicka, An Nguyen, Thi Ngoc Kim Le, Thi Thanh Hai Nguyen, Quang Tung Thai, Van Quang Pham, Thanh Uyen Pham, Thu Ngoc Nguyen, Kim Mulholland, Minh Thang Cao, Nguyen Thanh Nhan Le, Anh Tuan Tran and Clinton Pecenka
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:73
  15. Declines in malaria burden in Uganda have slowed. Modelling predicts that indoor residual spraying (IRS) and mass drug administration (MDA), when co-timed, have synergistic impact. This study investigated addi...

    Authors: Dorothy C. Echodu, Adoke Yeka, Thomas Eganyu, Wycliff Odude, Fred Bukenya, Benjamin Amoah, Humphrey Wanzira, Kathryn Colborn, Richard C. Elliott, Suzanne E. Powell, Maxwell Kilama, Ronald Mulebeke, Joaniter Nankabirwa, Emanuele Giorgi, Mellisa Roskosky, Osborn Omoding…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:72
  16. Influenza is an acute respiratory infectious disease that is highly infectious and seriously damages human health. Reasonable prediction is of great significance to control the epidemic of influenza.

    Authors: Zhiyang Zhao, Mengmeng Zhai, Guohua Li, Xuefen Gao, Wenzhu Song, Xuchun Wang, Hao Ren, Yu Cui, Yuchao Qiao, Jiahui Ren, Limin Chen and Lixia Qiu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:71
  17. Serum lipids variations are closely related to the sepsis progression; however, their value for patients with pyogenic liver abscesses (PLA) has rarely been studied. We investigated the serum lipid level varia...

    Authors: Tiantong Feng, Wen Zhang, Xiaoxue Hou, Hui Yuan, Jinyuan Cai, Zhengyi Jiang, Pingping Hu, Ming Yue, Wenting Li, Chuanlong Zhu and Yuwen Li
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:70
  18. Understanding the predictors of adverse clinical outcomes following incident Clostridiodes difficile infection (CDI) can help clinicians identify which patients are at risk of complications and help prioritize th...

    Authors: Bekure B. Siraw, Arthur L. Reingold and Didien Meyahnwi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:68
  19. Candida bloodstream infection (BSI) causes appreciable mortality in neonates and children. There are few studies describing the epidemiology of Candida BSI in children living in sub-Saharan Africa.

    Authors: Mulugeta Naizgi Gebremicael, James J. C. Nuttall, Hafsah D. Tootla, Amanda Khumalo, Lloyd Tooke, Shamiel Salie, Rudzani Muloiwa, Natasha Rhoda, Wisdom Basera and Brian S. Eley
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:67
  20. Epstein Barr virus (EBV) infects ~ 95% of the population worldwide and is known to cause adverse health outcomes such as Hodgkin’s, non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas, and multiple sclerosis. There is substantial interes...

    Authors: Marisa D. Muckian, James F. Wilson, Graham S. Taylor, Helen R. Stagg and Nicola Pirastu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:65
  21. Human Adenovirus (HAdV) pneumonia is common in young children and infants. Overall, 7–8% of all viral respiratory illnesses among children for less than 5 years are induced by HAdVs. Unfortunately little is kn...

    Authors: Rong Hu, Xiaorong Luo, Guilan Tang and Yiyi Ding
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:64
  22. There are limited data on the treatment of blood stream infections (BSIs) in patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Current guidance recommends documenting clearance only in fungal and ...

    Authors: Stone A. Frankford, Michal J. Sobieszczyk, Ana E. Markelz and Joseph E. Marcus
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:63
  23. Rapid IgM/IgG antibody tests were largely used in lieu of RT-PCR tests as part of COVID-19 public health response activities in Lima, Peru. To assess their utility, we explored the relationship between the tim...

    Authors: Stephanie Law, Marco A. Tovar, Molly F. Franke, Roger Calderon, Santiago Palomino, Gissella Valderrama, Fernando Llanos, Gustavo E. Velásquez, Carole D. Mitnick and Leonid Lecca
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:62
  24. The Coronavirus Infectious Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has continuously affected human life with several devastating effects. Currently, there are effective vaccines to protect people from COVID‐19 and th...

    Authors: Seth Amponsah-Tabi, Rex Djokoto, Stephen Opoku, Ebenezer Senu, Derrick Kyei Boakye, Wisdom Klutse Azanu, Frank Ankobea-Kokroe, Gerald Owusu-Asubonteng, Richard Owusu Ansah, Emmanuel Owusu, Emmanuel Ackah-Avoh, Afia Agyapomaa Kwayie, Eric Appiah Boateng, Richard Pul Azavil and Frederick Ennin
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:60
  25. This study aimed to facilitate the understanding of the transmission route and risk factors that might contribute to the infection of Kaposi’s sarcoma associated herpesvirus (KSHV) among men who have sex with ...

    Authors: Yi Li, Xingcan Zhang, Yue Zhang, Minqi Wei, Sijie Tao and Ying Yang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:59
  26. Disseminated nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection usually occurs in immunodeficient patients, such as those with human immunodeficiency virus infection and idiopathic CD4 lymphopenia. However, dissemin...

    Authors: Ryo Goto, Seiji Shiota, Ryo Kaimori, Noboru Horinouchi, Rie Utsunomiya Nishimizu, Kyoko Yamamoto and Eishi Miyazaki
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:58
  27. Cisgender (cis) Black women in the USA are more likely to become HIV positive during their lifetime than other women. We developed and implemented a behavioral intervention, Increasing PrEP (iPrEP), the first ...

    Authors: Mandy J. Hill, Angela M. Heads, Robert Suchting and Angela L. Stotts
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:57
  28. The introduction of PCV13 to the Malawi infant immunization schedule in 2011 has been associated with reduced disease from Streptococcus pneumoniae. Improved understanding of serotypes with high invasive potentia...

    Authors: Amir Kirolos, Todd D. Swarthout, Andrew A. Mataya, Farouck Bonomali, Comfort Brown, Jacquline Msefula, Naor Bar-Zeev, Pui-Ying Iroh Tam, Maaike Alaerts, Sithembile Bilima, Robert S. Heyderman and Neil French
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:56
  29. Encephalitis is an inflammation of the cerebral parenchyma manifested by acute symptoms such as fever, headaches, and other neurological disorders. Its etiology is mostly viral, with herpes simplex virus being...

    Authors: Natalie Duran Rocha, Sara Kvitko de Moura, Gabriel Aude Bueno da Silva, Rita Mattiello and Douglas Kazutoshi Sato
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:55
  30. Post-COronaVIrus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) conditions (PCC) include multiple symptoms afflicting different organs and systems. To evaluate the frequency and type of them, we described our multidisciplinary appro...

    Authors: Nicola Squillace, Viola Cogliandro, Emanuela Rossi, Giuseppe Bellelli, Matteo Pozzi, Fabrizio Luppi, Maddalena Lettino, Maria Grazia Strepparava, Carlo Ferrarese, Ester Pollastri, Elena Ricci and Paolo Bonfanti
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:54
  31. The effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs)/angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) on mortality was preliminarily explored through the comparison of ACEIs/ARBs with non-ACEIs/ARBs in patients ...

    Authors: Qi Liu, Wei Fu, Chang-ju Zhu, Zi-heng Ding, Bin-bin Dong, Bao-qing Sun and Rong-chang Chen
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:53
  32. Liver-associated complications still frequently lead to mortality in people with HIV (PWH), even though combined antiretroviral treatment (cART) has significantly improved overall survival. The quantification ...

    Authors: Leona Dold, Mette J. Nielsen, Michael Praktiknjo, Carolynne Schwarze-Zander, Christoph Boesecke, Jan-Christian Wasmuth, Jenny Bischoff, Jürgen Kurt Rockstroh, Morten A. Karsdal, Ulrich Spengler, Jonel Trebicka, Christian P. Strassburg, Diana J. Leeming and Bettina Langhans
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:52
  33. Around the world, policymakers have clearly communicated that COVID-19 vaccination programs need to be accepted by a large proportion of the population to allow life return to normal. However, according to the...

    Authors: Mark Skidmore
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:51
  34. Nannizziopsis is a genus of fungi with several known cases in reptiles of pyogranulomatous infections at cutaneous and musculoskeletal level, of rapid and fatal evolution. There are few cases of this genus descri...

    Authors: Nicolás Jiménez-García, Fernando Fernández Sánchez, Celeste María Guillén Rodríguez, María del Mar Castilla Castellano and Alfonso Del Arco Jiménez
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:50
  35. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are the major public health problem globally, affecting millions of people every day. The burden is high in the Sub-Saharan region, including Ethiopia. Besides, there is ...

    Authors: Abdul-Aziz Kebede Kassaw, Tesfahun Melese Yilma, Yakub Sebastian, Abraham Yeneneh Birhanu, Mequannent Sharew Melaku and Sebwedin Surur Jemal
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:49
  36. Increased folic acid has been found to be latently protective against gynecological infection, including several kinds of vaginosis. In this study, we laid emphasis on whether RBC (Red Blood Cell) folate was a...

    Authors: Wan-Zhe Liao, Zhi-Yi Zhou, Jun-Hao Mao, Zi-Xun Wang, Yi-Ming Hu, Yong-Fu Lou, Qiao-Rui Zheng and Xu-Guang Guo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:48
  37. To support proactive care during the coronavirus pandemic, a digital COVID-19 symptom tracker was deployed in Greater Manchester (UK) care homes. This study aimed to understand what factors were associated wit...

    Authors: Akbar Ullah, William Whittaker, Fay Bradley, Pauline A. Nelson, Dawn Dowding, Marcello Morciano and Nicky Cullum
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:47
  38. Sepsis is one of the most important problems to be addressed in pediatrics, characterized by insidious onset, rapid progression, and high rates of severe infection and even mortality. Biomarkers with high sens...

    Authors: Li Wang, Xinyi Cha, Zhongxiao Zhang and Jihong Qian
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:46
  39. Bacterial meningitis (BM) causes significant morbidity and mortality. We investigated predisposing factors, clinical characteristics, spectrum of etiological bacteria, and clinical outcome of community-acquire...

    Authors: Sakke Niemelä, Laura Lempinen, Eliisa Löyttyniemi, Jarmo Oksi and Jussi Jero
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:45
  40. Authors: Joseph Baruch Baluku, David Mukasa, Felix Bongomin, Anna M. Stadelman, Edwin Nuwagira, Sabine Haller, Kauthrah Ntabadde and Stavia Turyahabwe
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:44

    The original article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2021 21:1093

  41. Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis is a human pathogen causing severe invasive infections. Detailed information on S. dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis bacteremia and especially of predisposing facto...

    Authors: Viivi Nevanlinna, Reetta Huttunen, Janne Aittoniemi, Tiina Luukkaala and Sari Rantala
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:43
  42. Coronavirus disease 2019 is a type of acute infectious pneumonia and frequently confused with influenza since the initial symptoms. When the virus colonized the patient's mouth, it will cause changes of the or...

    Authors: Shengli Ma, Lijun Yang, Hui Li, Xinghe Chen, Xiaoyu Lin, Wenyu Ge, Yindong Wang, Liping Sun, Guiping Zhao, Bing Wang, Zheng Wang, Meng Wu, Xin Lu, Muhammad Luqman Akhtar, Depeng Yang, Yan Bai…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:42
  43. Preventive therapy of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is an important component of tuberculosis (TB) control. Research on acceptance of TB preventive therapy (TPT) is an important topic. Current studies f...

    Authors: Yemin Yuan, Jin Jin, Xiuli Bi, Hong Geng, Shixue Li and Chengchao Zhou
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:38
  44. Acute and early HIV (AEH) infection is characterized by a high viral load and infectivity. Approximately 50% of cases of HIV-1 transmission occur during AEH. Understanding sexual behaviour trajectories would b...

    Authors: Xiaomeng Wang, Tiantian Zhang, Qinxue Chang, Chun Wang, Keyun Wang, Zeyang Yu, Honglu Zhang, Huijie Huang, Desheng Song, Elissa Peixoto, Jie Yang, Changping Li, Zhuang Cui, Yuanyuan Liu and Jun Ma
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:37
  45. With ~ 50 million individuals suffering from post-COVID condition (PCC), low health related quality of life (HRQoL) is a vast problem. Common symptoms of PCC, that persists 3 months from the onset of COVID-19 ...

    Authors: Anders Kjellberg, Adrian Hassler, Emil Boström, Sara El Gharbi, Sarah Al-Ezerjawi, Jan Kowalski, Kenny A. Rodriguez-Wallberg, Judith Bruchfeld, Marcus Ståhlberg, Malin Nygren-Bonnier, Michael Runold and Peter Lindholm
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:33

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