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  1. We aimed to identify risk factors for sporadic campylobacteriosis in Australia, and to compare these for Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli infections.

    Authors: Danielle M. Cribb, Liana Varrone, Rhiannon L. Wallace, Angus T. McLure, James J. Smith, Russell J. Stafford, Dieter M. Bulach, Linda A. Selvey, Simon M. Firestone, Nigel P. French, Mary Valcanis, Emily J. Fearnley, Timothy S. Sloan-Gardner, Trudy Graham, Kathryn Glass and Martyn D. Kirk
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:586
  2. It is challenging to diagnose infected aneurysm in the early phase. This study aimed to describe the clinical and microbiological characteristics of infected aneurysm, and to elucidate the difficulties in diag...

    Authors: Kohsuke Matsui, Kensuke Takahashi, Masato Tashiro, Takeshi Tanaka, Koichi Izumikawa, Takashi Miura, Kiyoyuki Eishi, Akitsugu Furumoto and Koya Ariyoshi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:585
  3. Leptospirosis is a neglected disease in Vietnam. Until now, there has been limited knowledge about risk factors of this disease in Vietnam. The study was carried out to identify agricultural and behavioral fac...

    Authors: Luu Phuong Dung, Pham Thanh Hai, Luong Minh Hoa, Tran Ngoc Phuong Mai, Nguyen Thi My Hanh, Phan Dang Than, Van Dinh Tran, Nguyen Tu Quyet, Hoang Hai, Do Bich Ngoc, Nguyen Thị Thu and Le Thi Phuong Mai
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:583
  4. HIV infection is associated with an increased risk of morbidity and mortality from vaccine preventable infections. This research describes, in the context of changing patient demographics, the seroprevalence o...

    Authors: C. Kerr, M. Kelleher, S. Coughlan, B. Crowley, E. J. O’Reilly and C. Bergin
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:582
  5. Antimicrobial resistance is a major threat to global health and the world economy. The economic burden of carbapenem-resistant infections has not previously been evaluated. We aimed to compare the potential ec...

    Authors: Shinobu Imai, Norihiko Inoue and Hideaki Nagai
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:581
  6. In Japan, Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease (MAC-LD) is the most common in nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease. Patients often experience adverse events, resulting in the discontinuation of treatment...

    Authors: Takuya Ozawa, Ho Namkoong, Risako Takaya, Yusuke Takahashi, Koichi Fukunaga, Yuki Enoki, Kazuaki Taguchi, Junko Kizu, Kazuaki Matsumoto and Naoki Hasegawa
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:580
  7. The G8 rotavirus genotype has been detected frequently in children in many countries and even became the predominant strain in sub-Saharan African countries, while there are currently no reports from China. In...

    Authors: Si-Jie Wang, Li-Na Chen, Song-Mei Wang, Hong-Lu Zhou, Chao Qiu, Baoming Jiang, Tian-Yi Qiu, Sheng-Li Chen, Lorenz von Seidlein and Xuan-Yi Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:579
  8. The risk of transmission of viral respiratory tract infections (RTIs) is high in mass gatherings including Hajj. This cohort study estimated the incidence of symptomatic RTIs and hand hygiene compliance with i...

    Authors: Hashim A. Mahdi, Harunor Rashid, Fadi S. Qashqari, Sumyya H. Hariri, Osama A. Marglani, Osamah Barasheed, Aqel Albutti, Ameen S. Alwashmi, Ramon Z. Shaban, Robert Booy and Mohammad Alfelali
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:578
  9. Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) in an immunocompromised host is often associated with the Macklin effect, which can progress to spontaneous pneumomediastinum (SPM), subcutaneous emphysema (SCE), and pneumo...

    Authors: Guoqing Huang, Liping Zhou, Ning Yang, Ping Wu and Xiaoye Mo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:577
  10. Critically-ill Covid-19 patients require extensive resources which can overburden a healthcare system already under strain due to a pandemic. A good disease severity prediction score can help allocate resource...

    Authors: Faysal Subhani, Abdul Ahad Chhotani, Shahan Waheed, Rana Osama Zahid, Kiran Azizi and Ahmed Raheem Buksh
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:576
  11. Convalescent plasma (CP) has been widely used to treat COVID-19 and is under study. However, the variability in the current clinical trials has averted its wide use in the current pandemic. We aimed to evaluat...

    Authors: Manuel Rojas, Yhojan Rodríguez, Juan Carlos Hernández, Juan C. Díaz-Coronado, José Alejandro Daza Vergara, Verónica Posada Vélez, Jessica Porras Mancilla, Iván Araujo, Jairo Torres Yepes, Oscar Briceño Ricaurte, Juan Mauricio Pardo-Oviedo, Diana M. Monsalve, Yeny Acosta-Ampudia, Carolina Ramírez-Santana, Paula Gaviria García, Lina Acevedo Landinez…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:575
  12. World Health Organization announced its goal of ending sexually transmitted infection (STI) epidemics by 2030. To provide a reference for tailored prevention strategies, we analyzed trends and differences in S...

    Authors: Min Du, Wenxin Yan, Wenzhan Jing, Chenyuan Qin, Qiao Liu, Min Liu and Jue Liu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:574
  13. The role of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) virulence factors of such as vacA s1m1 and cagA in designating clinical outcomes and eradication rate has been deeply challenged in the last decade. The goal of this an...

    Authors: Mohsen Karbalaei, Amin Talebi Bezmin Abadi and Masoud Keikha
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:573
  14. The impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on the gut fungal (mycobiota) and bacterial (microbiota) communities has been elucidated individually. This study analyzed both gut mycobiota and microbiota and their correla...

    Authors: Yuichi Maeda, Daisuke Motooka, Takahiro Kawasaki, Hiroya Oki, Yoshimi Noda, Yuichi Adachi, Takayuki Niitsu, Shota Okamoto, Kentaro Tanaka, Kiyoharu Fukushima, Saori Amiya, Reina Hara, Eri Oguro-Igashira, Takanori Matsuki, Haruhiko Hirata, Yoshito Takeda…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:572
  15. The aim of this study was to compare short- and long-term mortality among patients with urosepsis caused by Escherichia coli susceptibile (EC-SC) and resistant (EC-RC) to 3rd generation cephalosporins.

    Authors: Milena Tocut, Iris Zohar, Orna Schwartz, Orit Yossepowitch and Yasmin Maor
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:571
  16. The rates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients are controversial when considering the reported outcomes. It was speculated that HBV infection status was altered after RA, ...

    Authors: Yue Jia, Jingjing Zhang, Lingfei Mo, Bomiao Ju, Nan Hu, Yanhua Wang, Pei Wang, Jie Zheng, Lan He and Jing Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:570
  17. The Bacille-Calmette–Guerin (BCG) vaccination remains the primary strategy to prevent severe disseminated TB in young children, particularly in high TB-burden countries such as Ethiopia. Accurate knowledge of ...

    Authors: Kendalem Asmare Atalell, Mulat Asrade Alemayehu, Nahom Worku Teshager, Getaneh Mulualem Belay, Tewodros Getaneh Alemu, Degefaye Zelalem Anlay, Amare Wondim and Kefyalew Addis Alene
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:569
  18. Congenital human cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infection can cause sensorineural hearing loss and neurodevelopmental disabilities in children. Ganciclovir and valganciclovir (GCV/VGCV) improve long-term audiologic an...

    Authors: Yuka Torii, Kazuhiro Horiba, Jun-ichi Kawada, Kazunori Haruta, Makoto Yamaguchi, Takako Suzuki, Hideko Uryu, Naoyuki Kashiwa, Keiji Goishi, Tomoo Ogi and Yoshinori Ito
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:568
  19. A recent publication in BMC Infectious Diseases concerning the use of convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19 had a number of major issues. This correspondence details specific instances of unclear r...

    Authors: Nicholas J. DeVito and Henry Drysdale
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:567

    The Research article to this article has been published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2021 21:1014

  20. Sepsis, a life-threatening organ dysfunction induced by infection, is a major public health problem. This study aimed to evaluate the frequency and mortality of sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock in China.

    Authors: Yan-Cun Liu, Ying Yao, Mu-Ming Yu, Yu-Lei Gao, An-Long Qi, Tian-Yu Jiang, Zhen-Sen Chen, Song-Tao Shou and Yan-Fen Chai
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:564
  21. Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a life-threatening complication that can develop weeks to months after an initial SARS-CoV-2 infection. A complex, time-consuming laboratory evaluation ...

    Authors: Lael M. Yonker, Oluwakemi Badaki-Makun, Puneeta Arya, Brittany P. Boribong, Gabriela Moraru, Brittany Fenner, Jaimar Rincon, Alex Hopke, Brent Rogers, Jeremiah Hinson, Alessio Fasano, Lilly Lee, Sarah M. Kehoe, Shawn D. Larson, Hector Chavez, Scott Levin…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:563
  22. Intra-amniotic infection has a strong causal association with spontaneous preterm birth and preterm prelabor rupture of membranes (PPROM). The most common route of intra-amniotic infection is the ascending pat...

    Authors: Piya Chaemsaithong, Waranyu Lertrut, Threebhorn Kamlungkuea, Pitak Santanirand, Arunee Singsaneh, Adithep Jaovisidha, Sasikarn Pakdeeto, Paninee Mongkolsuk and Pisut Pongchaikul
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:562
  23. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are predominantly managed by syndromic management. However, most STIs are asymptomatic. These untreated STIs cause individual ...

    Authors: Kevin Martin, Rhys Wenlock, Tom Roper, Ceri Butler and Jaime H. Vera
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:561
  24. There is still a paucity of evidence on the outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among people living with human immunodeficiency virus (PWH) and those co-infected with tuberculosis (TB), particularl...

    Authors: Arifa Parker, Linda Boloko, Muhammad S. Moolla, Nabilah Ebrahim, Birhanu T. Ayele, Alistair G. B. Broadhurst, Boitumelo Mashigo, Gideon Titus, Timothy de Wet, Nicholas Boliter, Michael-Jon Rosslee, Nectarios Papavarnavas, Riezaah Abrahams, Marc Mendelson, Sipho Dlamini, Jantjie J. Taljaard…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:559
  25. A global pandemic has been declared for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which has serious impacts on human health and healthcare systems in the affected areas, including Vietnam. None of the previous stud...

    Authors: Tham H. Hoang, Giang M. Vu, Mai H. Tran, Trang T. H. Tran, Quang D. Le, Khanh V. Tran, Tue T. Nguyen, Lan T. N. Nguyen, Thinh H. Tran, Van T. Ta and Nam S. Vo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:558
  26. Splenic cyst complicated by non-typhoid Salmonella infection is rare in healthy individuals in the era of antibiotics. Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Livingstone causing infection of giant splenic cy...

    Authors: Junyan Qu and Zhiyong Zong
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:557
  27. SARS-CoV-2 is known to transmit in hospital settings, but the contribution of infections acquired in hospitals to the epidemic at a national scale is unknown.

    Authors: Gwenan M. Knight, Thi Mui Pham, James Stimson, Sebastian Funk, Yalda Jafari, Diane Pople, Stephanie Evans, Mo Yin, Colin S. Brown, Alex Bhattacharya, Russell Hope, Malcolm G. Semple, Jonathan M. Read, Ben S. Cooper and Julie V. Robotham
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:556
  28. Staphylococci and streptococci are the most frequent pathogens isolated from prosthetic joint infections (PJIs). The aim of this study was to analyze the outcome of streptococcal and methicillin-susceptible Staph...

    Authors: Yousra Kherabi, Valérie Zeller, Younes Kerroumi, Vanina Meyssonnier, Beate Heym, Olivier Lidove and Simon Marmor
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:555
  29. Infective endocarditis still has high mortality and invalidating complications, such as cerebral embolism. The best strategies to prevent and manage neurologic complications remain uncertain. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Valentina Scheggi, Silvia Menale, Barbara Tonietti, Costanza Bigiarini, Jacopo Giovacchini, Stefano Del Pace, Nicola Zoppetti, Bruno Alterini, Pier Luigi Stefàno and Niccolò Marchionni
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:554
  30. This study was designed to evaluate the prevalence, genotypic patterns, and predominant mutations of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection among diabetic patients.

    Authors: Fatemeh Farshadpour, Reza Taherkhani and Fatemeh Saberi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:553
  31. Initial reports on US COVID-19 showed different outcomes in different races. In this study we use a diverse large cohort of hospitalized COVID-19 patients to determine predictors of mortality.

    Authors: Hassan Ashktorab, Antonio Pizuorno, Folake Adeleye, Adeyinka Laiyemo, Maryam Mehdipour Dalivand, Farshad Aduli, Zaki A. Sherif, Gholamreza Oskrochi, Kibreab Angesom, Philip Oppong-Twene, Suryanarayana Reddy Challa, Nnaemeka Okorie, Esther S. Moon, Edward Romos, Boubini Jones-Wonni, Abdoul Madjid Kone…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:552
  32. Authors: Bingyu Liang, Qianni Huang, Yanyun Ou, Fei Zhang, Peidong Zhang, Aidan Nong, Shide Mo, Zhenxian Wu, Hai Xie, Huayue Liang, Jie Liu, Junjun Jiang, Hao Liang, Deping Liu and Li Ye
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:551

    The original article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:479

  33. An increasing severity of extreme storms and more intense seasonal flooding are projected consequences of climate change in the United States. In addition to the immediate destruction caused by storm surges an...

    Authors: Victoria D. Lynch and Jeffrey Shaman
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:550
  34. Melioidosis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei is an emerging infection in Sri Lanka with a high case fatality rate. The disease usually manifests as pneumonia, however multisystem involvement is common. Myositi...

    Authors: Sanura Malinda Pallegoda Vithana, Liyanage Sashika Chathuranga, Saman Jayasinghe and Edippuli Arachchige Don Udayakumara
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:549
  35. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) contributes significantly to morbidity and mortality in South Africa. Pneumonia and opportunistic infections remain a major cause for hospital admission among those living wi...

    Authors: Veronica Ueckermann, Luricke Janse van Rensburg, Nicolette Pannell and Marthie Ehlers
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:548
  36. Our aim was to describe the annual prevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) reactivation in relation to solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation and antiviral drug use in the Swedish adult population.

    Authors: Karin Lopatko Lindman, Judith Lockman-Lundgren, Bodil Weidung, Jan Olsson, Fredrik Elgh and Hugo Lövheim
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:547
  37. Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP) is a life-threatening opportunistic infection. In non-HIV immunocompromised patients with PCP, a standard second-line treatment has not been established up to now.

    Authors: Anlei Liu, Ruixue Sun, Guanghui Cao, Xiaohang Liu, Huadong Zhu and Jing Yang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:546
  38. The recent coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic mainly affects the respiratory system; however, several oral and maxillofacial post-COVID-19 complications have also been observed. This series reports the gr...

    Authors: Haytham Al-Mahalawy, Yehia El-Mahallawy, Noha Y. Dessoky, Sally Ibrahim, Hatem Amer, Haytham Mohamed Ayad, Hagar Mahmoud El Sherif and Alshaimaa Ahmed Shabaan
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:544
  39. Immune checkpoints are crucial for the maintenance of subtle balance between self-tolerance and effector immune responses, but the role of soluble immune checkpoints (sICs) in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tb) i...

    Authors: Huaxin Chen, Jingyu Zhou, Xinguo Zhao, Qianqian Liu, Lingyun Shao, Yehan Zhu and Qinfang Ou
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:543
  40. The burden of carbapenem resistance is not well studied in the Middle East. We aimed to describe the molecular epidemiology and outcome of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) infections from several Sa...

    Authors: Basem M. Alraddadi, Emily L. G. Heaphy, Yamama Aljishi, Waleed Ahmed, Khalid Eljaaly, Hanan H. Al-Turkistani, Abeer N. Alshukairi, Mohammed O. Qutub, Kholoud Alodini, Roaa Alosaimi, Waseem Hassan, Dalya Attalah, Rakan Alswaiel, Mohammed F. Saeedi, Mohammed A. Al-Hamzi, Lama K. Hefni…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:542
  41. The SARS-COV2 pandemic has been ongoing worldwide since at least 2 years. In severe cases, this infection triggers acute respiratory distress syndrome and quasi-systemic damage with a wide range of symptoms. L...

    Authors: Peter-Joe Noujaim, Damien Jolly, Claire Coutureau and Lukshe Kanagaratnam
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:541
  42. Acute myocardial injury is associated with poor prognosis in respiratory tract infections. We aimed to highlight the differences in prevalence of myocardial injury and its impact on prognosis in patients with ...

    Authors: Lars Mizera, Monika Zdanyte, Johannes Gernert, Álvaro Petersen-Uribe, Karin Müller, Meinrad Paul Gawaz, Simon Greulich and Dominik Rath
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:539
  43. Bronchiolitis, the most common cause of hospitalization in infancy has not yet a definitive treatment. This study was conducted to assess the effect of Zinc and vitamin D on treatment of infants with bronchiol...

    Authors: Parisa Khoshnevisasl, Mansour Sadeghzadeh, Koorosh Kamali and Armita Ardalani
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:538
  44. Passive immunization against SARS-CoV-2 limits viral burden and death from COVID-19; however, it poses a theoretical risk of disease exacerbation through antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE). ADE after anti-SA...

    Authors: Ahmed N. Hegazy, Jan Krönke, Stefan Angermair, Stefan Schwartz, Carl Weidinger, Ulrich Keller, Sascha Treskatsch, Britta Siegmund and Thomas Schneider
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:537
  45. Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection involving multiple organs and systems. Its hematological presentation mainly includes anemia and leukocytosis. Evans syndrome is a rare autoimmune disease characterized by...

    Authors: Xiao-hong Pan, Jie-kun Xu, Lei Pan, Cai-hong Wang, Xiao-qing Huang, Jun-ke Qiu, Xiao-bo Ji and Min-jie Mao
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:533

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