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  1. 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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    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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    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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Content type: Research article

    TB outbreaking in schools is extremely complex, and presents a major challenge for public health. Understanding the knowledge, attitudes and practices among student TB patients in such settings is fundamental ...

    Authors: Yahui Fan, Shaoru Zhang, Yan Li, Yuelu Li, Tianhua Zhang, Weiping Liu and Hualin Jiang

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:213

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Co-infection with HIV negatively impacts the progression of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, including causing rapid progression to liver fibrosis. Sub-Saharan Africa represents arguably the most imp...

    Authors: Tongai Gibson Maponga, Monique I. Andersson, Christoffel J. van Rensburg, Joop E. Arends, Jantjie Taljaard, Wolfgang Preiser and Richard H. Glashoff

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:214

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major challenge for global health care. Pharmacists play a key role in the health care setting to help support the quality use of medicines. The education, training, and exp...

    Authors: M. H. F. Sakeena, Alexandra A. Bennett, Shazia Jamshed, Fahim Mohamed, Dilanthi R. Herath, Indika Gawarammana and Andrew J. McLachlan

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:209

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Content type: Research article

    This study investigates the barriers and facilitators of the use of antibiotics in acute respiratory tract infections by general practitioners (GPs) in Germany.

    Authors: Florian Salm, Sandra Schneider, Katja Schmücker, Inga Petruschke, Tobias S. Kramer, Regina Hanke, Christin Schröder, Christoph Heintze, Ulrich Schwantes, Petra Gastmeier and Jochen Gensichen

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:208

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The nexus between resistance determinants, plasmid type, and clonality appears to play a crucial role in the dissemination and survival of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP). The incidence of infec...

    Authors: Taher uz Zaman, Maha Alrodayyan, Maha Albladi, Mohammed Aldrees, Mohammed Ismail Siddique, Sameera Aljohani and Hanan H. Balkhy

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:205

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing is an important method in cervical cancer screening. However, the studies on prevalence and genotype distribution of HPV among women in northeastern Guangdong Province of...

    Authors: Pingsen Zhao, Sudong Liu, Zhixiong Zhong, Jingyuan Hou, Lifang Lin, Ruiqiang Weng, Luxian Su, Nanxiang Lei, Tao Hou and Haikun Yang

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:204

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Intestinal colonization by pathogenic bacteria is a risk factor for infection, and contributes to environmental contamination and disease dissemination. Alteration of gut microbiota also plays a pivotal role i...

    Authors: Danfeng Dong, Qi Ni, Chen Wang, Lihua Zhang, Zhen Li, Cen Jiang, EnqiangMao and Yibing Peng

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:207

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