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  1. Content type: Case report

    Chronic active Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) disease (CAEBV) is defined as a severe, progressive lymphoproliferative disorder associated with active EBV infection persisting longer than 6 months and developing in p...

    Authors: Jacek Roliński, Ewelina Grywalska, Aleksandra Pyzik, Michał Dzik, Violetta Opoka-Winiarska, Agata Surdacka, Maciej Maj, Franciszek Burdan, Michał Pirożyński, Piotr Grabarczyk and Elżbieta Starosławska

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:190

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  2. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the predictive value of analytical markers of full blood count that can be assessed in the emergency department for HIV infected patients, with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).

    Authors: S. Camon, C. Quiros, N. Saubi, A. Moreno, M. A. Marcos, Y. Eto, S. Rofael, E. Monclus, J. Brown, T. D. McHugh, J. Mallolas and R. Perello

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:189

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  3. Content type: Research article

    GSK has modified the licensed monovalent bulk manufacturing process for its split-virion inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine (IIV4) to harmonize the process among different strains, resulting in an incr...

    Authors: Carine Claeys, Mamadou Drame, José García-Sicilia, Khalequ Zaman, Alfonso Carmona, Phu My Tran, Mariano Miranda, Federico Martinón-Torres, Franck Thollot, Michael Horn, Tino F. Schwarz, Ulrich Behre, José M. Merino, Iwona Sadowska-Krawczenko, Henryk Szymański, Peter Schu…

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:186

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Non-hospital residential facilities are important reservoirs for MRSA transmission. However, conclusions and public health implications drawn from the many mathematical models depicting nosocomial MRSA transmi...

    Authors: Kin On Kwok, Jonathan M. Read, Arthur Tang, Hong Chen, Steven Riley and Kai Man Kam

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:188

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Candida bloodstream infections carry a significant mortality risk, justifying the importance of adequate antifungal therapy. This study describes trends in antifungal consumption using the Defined Daily Dose (...

    Authors: Tatiana Aporta Marins, Alexandre R. Marra, Michael B. Edmond, Marines Dalla Valle Martino, Paula Kiyomi Onaga Yokota, Ana Carolina Cintra Nunes Mafra and Marcelino Souza Durão Junior

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:187

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Zika virus (ZIKV) infection is a pandemic and a public health emergency. It is transmitted by mosquitoes, primarily the Aedes genus. In light of no treatment currently, it is crucial to develop effective vector c...

    Authors: Lung-Chang Chien, Ro-Ting Lin, Yunqi Liao, Francisco S. Sy and Adriana Pérez

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:180

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Several studies have applied ecological factors such as meteorological variables to develop models and accurately predict the temporal pattern of dengue incidence or occurrence. With the vast amount of studies...

    Authors: Thaddeus M. Carvajal, Katherine M. Viacrusis, Lara Fides T. Hernandez, Howell T. Ho, Divina M. Amalin and Kozo Watanabe

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:183

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The use of new types of drugs has become more common among men who have sex with men (MSM). The aim of this study was to describe the patterns of the use of new types of drugs, such as methamphetamine, ketamin...

    Authors: Lin He, Xiaohong Pan, Ning Wang, Jiezhe Yang, Jun Jiang, Yan Luo, Xingliang Zhang and Xiting Li

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:182

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Nosocomial, or healthcare-associated infections (HAI), exact a high medical and financial toll on patients, healthcare workers, caretakers, and the health system. Interpersonal contact patterns play a large ro...

    Authors: Krista M. English, Joanne M. Langley, Allison McGeer, Nathaniel Hupert, Raymond Tellier, Bonnie Henry, Scott A. Halperin, Lynn Johnston and Babak Pourbohloul

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:184

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is an emerging tick-borne disease. Haemophysalis longicornis ticks have been considered the vector of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus (SFTSV). ...

    Authors: Uh. Jin Kim, Dong-Min Kim, Seong Eun Kim, Seung Ji Kang, Hee-Chang Jang, Kyung-Hwa Park and Sook In Jung

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:181

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Despite universal prophylaxis, late cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection occurs in a high proportion of kidney transplant recipients. We evaluated whether a specific viral T-cell response allows for the better iden...

    Authors: Dominika Deborska-Materkowska, Agnieszka Perkowska-Ptasinska, Anna Sadowska, Jolanta Gozdowska, Michał Ciszek, Marta Serwanska-Swietek, Piotr Domagala, Dorota Miszewska-Szyszkowska, Elzbieta Sitarek, Agnieszka Jozwik, Artur Kwiatkowski and Magdalena Durlik

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:179

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The ability of Staphylococcus aureus to invade tissues and cause an infectious disease is the result of a multi-factorial process supported by the huge number of virulence factors inherent to this microorganism t...

    Authors: Esther Viedma, Dafne Pérez-Montarelo, Jennifer Villa, Irene Muñoz-Gallego, Nieves Larrosa, Nuria Fernández-Hidalgo, Joan Gavaldà, Benito Almirante and Fernando Chaves

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:177

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Despite vancomycin use is a major risk factor for the emergence of vancomycin resistance, it is frequently inappropriately prescribed, especially as empirical treatment. We evaluated the effect of an antimicro...

    Authors: Pyoeng Gyun Choe, Hei Lim Koo, Doran Yoon, Ji Yun Bae, Eunyoung Lee, Joo-Hee Hwang, Kyoung-Ho Song, Wan Beom Park, Ji Hwan Bang, Eu Suk Kim, Hong Bin Kim, Sang Won Park, Myoung-don Oh and Nam Joong Kim

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:178

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  14. Content type: Research article

    To support poliomyelitis eradication in Pakistan, environmental surveillance (ES) of wastewater has been expanded alongside surveillance for acute flaccid paralysis (AFP). ES is a relatively new method of surv...

    Authors: Kathleen M. O’Reilly, Robert Verity, Elias Durry, Humayun Asghar, Salmaan Sharif, Sohail Z. Zaidi, M. Zubair M. Wadood, Ousmane M. Diop, Hiro Okayasu, Rana M. Safdar and Nicholas C. Grassly

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:176

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  15. Content type: Research article

    A marked increase of hepatitis E cases has recently been observed in the Netherlands. Causes of the (re-)emergence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) and exact sources and routes of transmission of HEV infection are c...

    Authors: Sofie H. Mooij, Boris M. Hogema, Anna D. Tulen, Wilfrid van Pelt, Eelco Franz, Hans L. Zaaijer, Michel Molier and Agnetha Hofhuis

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:173

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Context-specific factors influence adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) among pregnant women living with HIV. Gaps exist in the understanding of the reasons for the variable outcomes of the prevention of ...

    Authors: Oladele Vincent Adeniyi, Anthony Idowu Ajayi, Daniel Ter Goon, Eyitayo Omolara Owolabi, Alfred Eboh and John Lambert

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:175

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Remitting seronegative symmetrical synovitis with pitting edema (RS3PE) is a rare syndrome characterized by “remitting,” “seronegative” (namely rheumatoid factor-negative), and “symmetrical” synovitis with pit...

    Authors: Moe Kyotani, Tsuneaki Kenzaka, Ryo Nishio and Hozuka Akita

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:174

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Quantification of human interactions relevant to infectious disease transmission through social contact is central to predict disease dynamics, yet data from low-resource settings remain scarce.

    Authors: O. le Polain de Waroux, S. Cohuet, D. Ndazima, A. J. Kucharski, A. Juan-Giner, S. Flasche, E. Tumwesigye, R. Arinaitwe, J. Mwanga-Amumpaire, Y. Boum II, F. Nackers, F. Checchi, R. F. Grais and W. J. Edmunds

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:172

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  19. Content type: Research article

    The introduction of Bedaquiline, the first new antimycobacterial drug in over 40 years, has highlighted the critical importance of medication adherence in drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) treatment to preve...

    Authors: N. Bionghi, A. Daftary, B. Maharaj, Z. Msibi, K. R. Amico, G. Friedland, C. Orrell, N. Padayatchi and M. R. O’Donnell

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:171

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  20. Content type: Research article

    A method for rapid detection of dengue virus using the reverse-transcription recombinase polymerase amplification (RT-RPA) was recently developed, evaluated and made ready for deployment. However, reliance sol...

    Authors: Kim-Kee Tan, Noor Syahida Azizan, Che Norainon Yaacob, Nurul Asma Anati Che Mat Seri, Nur Izyan Samsudin, Boon-Teong Teoh, Sing-Sin Sam and Sazaly AbuBakar

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:169

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Little is known about the utility of transient elastography (TE) for assessing the prognosis of patients with decompensated cirrhosis (DC).

    Authors: Leire Pérez-Latorre, Matilde Sánchez-Conde, Pilar Miralles, Juan Carlos López, Francisco Parras, Francisco Tejerina, Teresa Aldámiz-Echevarría, Ana Carrero, Cristina Díez, Margarita Ramírez, Isabel Gutiérrez, José María Bellón, Rafael Bañares and Juan Berenguer

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:170

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The use of probiotics to improve anti-microbial defence, such as for influenza infections, is increasingly recommended. However, no data are available on the effect of probiotics on flu-associated secondary ba...

    Authors: Nouria Belkacem, Raphaëlle Bourdet-Sicard and Muhamed-Kkeir Taha

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:167

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Marked increases in fluconazole resistance in Candida tropicalis have been recently reported. In this study, the molecular mechanisms behind fluconazole resistance were investigated.

    Authors: Longyang Jin, Zhuorui Cao, Qi Wang, Yichen Wang, Xiaojuan Wang, Hongbin Chen and Hui Wang

    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:162

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