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  1. Neurobrucellosis (NB) is a rare and serious complication of brucellosis. Its clinical manifestations vary, with no obvious specificity. At present, there is no clear clinical diagnosis or treatment for referen...

    Authors: Wei Zhuang, Tao He, Jianyekai Tuerheng, Guang He, Bao-Li Wang, Yi-Heng Yang, Lan Zhang, Xian-Zhe Dong and Sheng-Yan Xi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:485
  2. Thromboembolic (TE) complications [myocardial infarction (MI), stroke, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and pulmonary embolism (PE)] are common causes of mortality in hospitalised COVID-19 patients. Therefore, this...

    Authors: Hanies Yuhana Othman, Izzati Abdul Halim Zaki, Mohamad Rodi Isa, Long Chiau Ming and Hanis Hanum Zulkifly
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:484
  3. Monkeypox (Mpox) is an important human pathogen without etiological treatment. A viral-host interactome study may advance our understanding of molecular pathogenesis and lead to the discovery of suitable thera...

    Authors: Tamizhini Loganathan, John Fletcher, Priya Abraham, Rajesh kannangai, Chiranjib Chakraborty, Achraf El Allali, Alsamman M. Alsamman, Hatem Zayed and George Priya Doss C
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:483
  4. Tubal factor infertility (TFI) is common in sub-Saharan Africa and often secondary to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Anaerobes associated with bacterial vaginosis (BV) are also found in PIDs widely dominat...

    Authors: Jules Mongane, Erick Hendwa, Dieudonné Sengeyi, Etienne Kajibwami, Freddy Kampara, Serge Chentwali, Claude Kalegamire, Isaac Barhishindi, Yvette Kujirakwinja, Jeanne Beija Maningo, Benjamin Kasago and Guy Mulinganya
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:480
  5. Human adenoviruses (HAdVs) have always been suggested as one of the main causes of gastroenteritis in children. However, no comprehensive report on the global epidemiology of these viruses in pediatric gastroe...

    Authors: Pegah Khales, Mohammad Hossein Razizadeh, Saied Ghorbani, Afagh Moattari, Jamal Sarvari, Hassan Saadati, Shirin Sayyahfar, Zahra Salavatiha, Morteza Haghighi Hasanabad, Vahdat Poortahmasebi and Ahmad Tavakoli
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:478
  6. Several models have been used to predict outbreaks during the COVID-19 pandemic, with limited success. We developed a simple mathematical model to accurately predict future epidemic waves.

    Authors: Hiroki Manabe, Toshie Manabe, Yuki Honda, Yoshihiro Kawade, Dan Kambayashi, Yoshiki Manabe and Koichiro Kudo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:465
  7. Diarrhea poses a significant threat to the lives of children in The Gambia, accounting for approximately 9% of all deaths among children under the age of five. Addressing and reducing child mortality from diar...

    Authors: Amadou Barrow, Solomon P.S. Jatta, Oluwarotimi Samuel Oladele, Osaretin Godspower Okungbowa and Michael Ekholuenetale
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:453
  8. Amidst limited influenza treatment options, evaluating the safety of Oseltamivir and Baloxavir Marboxil is crucial, particularly given their comparable efficacy. This study investigates post-market safety prof...

    Authors: Yunsong Li, Xiaoling Wang, Yufang Liao, Yanbin Zeng, Wanlong Lin and Wei Zhuang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:446
  9. We report a very rare case of Listeria multiple brain abscesses manifested as delirium, which represented diagnostic and therapeutic challenges overcome only by the close cooperation between Infectious Disease...

    Authors: Henrietta Bristowe, Kishan Dissanayake, Julie Chandra and Mauricio Arias
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:477
  10. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is an emerging tick-borne viral disease caused by the SFTS virus (Dabie bandavirus), which has become a substantial risk to public health. No specific treatment ...

    Authors: Yiran Tao, Yu Zhang, Yumeng Li, Qiao Liu, Jin Zhu, Minjun Ji, Gaoqian Feng and Zhipeng Xu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:476
  11. Prior to September 2021, 55,000–90,000 hospital inpatients in England were identified as having a potentially nosocomial SARS-CoV-2 infection. This includes cases that were likely missed due to pauci- or asymp...

    Authors: Stephanie Evans, James Stimson, Diane Pople, Peter J White, Mark H Wilcox and Julie V Robotham
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:475
  12. Early prediction of mortality in individuals with HIV (PWH) has perpetually posed a formidable challenge. With the widespread integration of machine learning into clinical practice, some researchers endeavor t...

    Authors: Yuefei Li, Ying Feng, Qian He, Zhen Ni, Xiaoyuan Hu, Xinhuan Feng and Mingjian Ni
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:474
  13. The incidence of Talaromyces marneffei (T. marneffei) infection has increased in recent years with the development of organ transplantation and the widespread use of immunosuppressive agents. However, the lack of...

    Authors: Shanshan Yang, Lixin Lou, Shuhong Ma, Haoliang Wang, Lanxiang Rong, Ying Liu, Kaiyu Zhang, Qing Ai and Xu Shi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:473
  14. Sepsis is a common syndrome of multiorgan system dysfunction secondary to the dysregulated inflammatory response to infection. The role of pancreatic stone protein (PSP) in diagnosing sepsis has been investiga...

    Authors: Biwei Mai, Lirong Zhou, Qi Wang, Bo Ding, Yifeng Zhan, Shanqing Qin, Naiyun Zhu, Zhuangxing Li and Zhixian Lei
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:472
  15. Despite antiretroviral treatment (ART), the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) continues to pose a considerable health burden in resource-poor countries. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to deter...

    Authors: Beshada Zerfu Woldegeorgis, Yordanos sisay Asgedom, Amanuel Yosef Gebrekidan, Gizachew Ambaw Kassie, Ushula Deboch Borko and Mohammed Suleiman Obsa
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:471
  16. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination in Vietnamese adults remains low and unequally distributed. We conducted a study on HBV-naïve adults living in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, to determine barriers associated w...

    Authors: Thanh Van Kim, Trang Ngoc Doan Pham, Brian Do, Diem Vu Bich Dao, Dan Xuan Nguyen, William Lee, Robert Gish, Gary Mize, Amy Trang, Anh Le, Loc Thi Bich Phan, Thi-Thuy-Dung Ngo, Hai Thanh Phan, Binh Tan Nguyen, Hong Kim Tang and Doan Y Dao
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:470
  17. Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) causes a major burden to individuals and society, yet the impact may vary depending on age, sex, underlying comorbidities and where CDI was acquired (hospital or community...

    Authors: Annelies Boven, Johanna Simin, Fredrik L. Andersson, Erika Vlieghe, Steven Callens, Zangin Zeebari, Lars Engstrand and Nele Brusselaers
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:468
  18. Chile rapidly implemented an extensive COVID-19 vaccination campaign, deploying a diversity of vaccines with a strategy that prioritized the elderly and individuals with comorbidities. This study aims to asses...

    Authors: Antoine Brault, Andrew Hart, Paula Uribe, Jorge Prado, Jaime San Martín, Alejandro Maass and Mauricio Canals
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:467
  19. Hospital-acquired influenza (HAI) is under-recognized despite its high morbidity and poor health outcomes. The early detection of HAI is crucial for curbing its transmission in hospital settings.

    Authors: Younghee Cho, Hyang Kyu Lee, Joungyoun Kim, Ki-Bong Yoo, Jongrim Choi, Yongseok Lee and Mona Choi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:466
  20. The use of temephos, the most common intervention for the chemical control of Aedes aegypti over the last half century, has disappointing results in control of the infection. The footprint of Aedes and the diseas...

    Authors: Víctor Manuel Alvarado-Castro, Cruz Vargas-De-León, Sergio Paredes-Solis, Alian Li-Martin, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Arcadio Morales-Pérez, José Legorreta-Soberanis, Belén Madeline Sánchez-Gervacio, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:463
  21. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) such as leprosy, lymphatic filariasis (LF), schistosomiasis and onchocerciasis are endemic in several African countries. These diseases can lead to severe pain and permanent ...

    Authors: Mustapha Immurana, Kwame Godsway Kisseih, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Muniru Azuug, Alfred Kwesi Manyeh, Ayisha Mohammed and Toby Joseph Mathew Kizhakkekara
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:462
  22. It has become increasingly clear that SARS-CoV-2 infection can lead to persistent physical and mental health problems lasting weeks or months, requiring prolonged periods of clinical care and increasing the bu...

    Authors: Imen Zemni, Amel Gara, Cyrine Bennasrallah, Salma Ezzar, Meriem Kacem, Roua Chokri, Amani Maatouk, Hela Abroug, Wafa Dhouib, Manel Ben Fredj, Ines Bouanene and Asma Sriha Belguith
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:461
  23. Existing research in Ethiopia has primarily focused on the individual epidemiology of HIV and HBV, often overlooking the intricate dynamics of co-infection. This study aims to address this gap by comprehensive...

    Authors: Yitbarek Wasihun, Desalegn Asnake and Natnael Kebede
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:460
  24. Acinetobacter baumannii is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause a variety of nosocomial infections in humans. This study aimed to molecularly characterize extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) producing and...

    Authors: Seble Worku, Tamrat Abebe, Berhanu Seyoum, Bikila Alemu, Gebrie Denkayehu, Tamrayehu Seyoum, Dawit Hailu Alemayehu, Alemseged Abdissa, Getachew Tesfaye Beyene, Adane Mihret and Göte Swedberg
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:459
  25. Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) is a life-threatening bacterium known for its rapid development of antibiotic resistance, posing significant challenges in clinical treatment, biosecurity, food safety, and ...

    Authors: Wenjing Zhang, Hai Qu, Xin Wu, Jingjing Shi and Xinling Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:458
  26. HIV-tuberculosis (HIV-TB) co-infection is a significant public health concern worldwide. TB delay, consisting of patient delay, diagnostic delay, treatment delay, increases the risk of adverse anti-TB treatmen...

    Authors: Rujun Liao, Lin Hu, Jie Yu, Ying Chen, Miaoshuang Chen, Jingmin Yan, Xin Li, Xinyue Han, Chunnong Jike, Gang Yu, Ju Wang, Qiang Liao, Lan Xia, Xuefei Bai, Jinhong Shi, Tian Jiang…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:457
  27. Both sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBDs) and HIV infection can interfere with normal sleep architecture, and also cause physical and psychological distress. We aimed to understand the differences in the ...

    Authors: Yen-Chin Chen, Chang-Chun Chen, Wen-Kuei Lin, Han Siong Toh, Nai-Ying Ko and Cheng-Yu Lin
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:456
  28. Considering the significance of increased antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and its adverse effects on individual and social health and the important and effective role that veterinarians play in controlling this...

    Authors: Razie Toghroli, Laleh Hassani, Teamur Aghamolaei, Manoj Sharma, Hamid Sharifi and Maziar Jajarmi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:455
  29. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection poses a major public health challenge globally, especially among injecting drug users. China has the world’s largest burden of HCV infections. However, little is known about t...

    Authors: Hongxia Li, Huitao Huang, Wenyan Huang, Man Du, Dongling Long, Guangxian Xu, Wenhua Mei and Kaisong Huang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:451
  30. Quantifying the potential spatial spread of an infectious pathogen is key to defining effective containment and control strategies. The aim of this study is to estimate the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission at d...

    Authors: Valeria d’Andrea, Filippo Trentini, Valentina Marziano, Agnese Zardini, Mattia Manica, Giorgio Guzzetta, Marco Ajelli, Daniele Petrone, Martina Del Manso, Chiara Sacco, Xanthi Andrianou, Antonino Bella, Flavia Riccardo, Patrizio Pezzotti, Piero Poletti and Stefano Merler
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:450
  31. Patients infected with Acinetobacter baumannii (AB) bacteremia in hospital have high morbidity and mortality. We analyzed the clinical characteristics of pneumonia and nonpneumonia-related AB bloodstream infectio...

    Authors: Meng Lan, Kang Dongmei, Shen Guodong, Yao Haifeng, Cui Guofeng, Chen Mengting and Fan Xiaoyun
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:448
  32. Overuse of antibiotics is a key driver of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) world-wide. Malawi continues to report rising cases of AMR among both in-patients and out-patients. We investigated antibiotic use and r...

    Authors: Brany Mithi, Mosen Luhanga, Felix Kaminyoghe, Francis Chiumia, Daniel L. Banda and Lottie Nyama
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:445
  33. Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales (CPE) are an important public health threat, with costly operational and economic consequences for NHS Integrated Care Systems and NHS Trusts. UK Health Security Agency...

    Authors: DR. Jenkins, C. Auckland, C. Chadwick, AR. Dodgson, DA. Enoch, SD. Goldenberg, A. Hussain, J. Martin, E. Spooner and T. Whalley
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:444
  34. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis significantly complicates the course of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), frequently leading to severe flare-ups and poor outcomes. The role of antiviral therapy in hospitalized I...

    Authors: Ching-Reigh Hsieh, Ren-Chin Wu, Chia-Jung Kuo, Pai-Jui Yeh, Yuan-Ming Yeh, Chyi-Liang Chen, Cheng-Tang Chiu, Cheng-Hsun Chiu, Yu-Bin Pan, Yung-Kuan Tsou and Puo-Hsien Le
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:443
  35. Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common cause of sepsis. Elderly patients with urosepsis in intensive care unit (ICU) have more severe conditions and higher mortality rates owing to factors such as advanced ...

    Authors: Jian Wei, Ruiyuan Liang, Siying Liu, Wanguo Dong, Jian Gao, Tianfeng Hua, Wenyan Xiao, Hui Li, Huaqing Zhu, Juanjuan Hu, Shuang Cao, Yu Liu, Jun Lyu and Min Yang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:442
  36. In regions endemic for tuberculosis and brucellosis, distinguishing between tuberculous meningitis (TBM) and brucella meningitis (BM) poses a substantial challenge. This study investigates the clinical and par...

    Authors: Matin Shirazinia, Fereshte Sheybani, HamidReza Naderi, Mahboubeh Haddad, Pouria Hajipour and Farzaneh Khoroushi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:441
  37. The present study aimed to explore the pathogenic spectrum and risk factors of peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis (Peritoneal dialysis associated peritonitis, PDAP) in Yongzhou, Hunan, China. The clini...

    Authors: Linshuang You, Baoguo Zhang, Fan Zhang and Jianwen Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:440
  38. Herpes Zoster is an age dependent disease and as such it represents a problem in the Italian social context, where the demographic curve is characterized by an overrepresentation of the elderly population. Vac...

    Authors: Aurelia Salussolia, Angelo Capodici, Francesca Scognamiglio, Giusy La Fauci, Giorgia Soldà, Marco Montalti, Zeno Di Valerio, Maria Pia Fantini, Anna Odone, Claudio Costantino, Heidi J. Larson, Julie Leask, Jacopo Lenzi and Davide Gori
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:438
  39. Immunodeficient patients, particularly HIV patients, are at risk of opportunistic infections. Nontuberculous mycobacteria can cause severe complications in immunodeficient patients.

    Authors: Ali Hassanzadeh, Malihe Hasannezhad, Ladan Abbasian, Sara Ghaderkhani, Fereshteh Ameli and Mehdi Allahdadi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:437
  40. Studies have shown that Omicron breakthrough infections can occur at higher SARS-CoV-2 antibody levels compared to previous variants. Estimating the magnitude of immunological protection induced from COVID-19 ...

    Authors: Alexander Hönning, Sara Tomczyk, Julia Hermes, Marica Grossegesse, Natalie Hofmann, Janine Michel, Markus Neumann, Andreas Nitsche, Berthold Hoppe, Tim Eckmanns, Hajo Schmidt-Traub and Kristina Zappel
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:436
  41. Soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) refers to a set of parasitic illnesses caused by nematode worms and spread to people through faeces-contaminated soil. It is highly prevalent in low- and middle-income coun...

    Authors: Adamu Tesfa Mekonen, Teshome Bekana Hirpha and Asrat Zewdie
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:435
  42. The problem of resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics, which is caused by ESBL and AmpC β-lactamases, is getting worse globally. Infections caused by bacterial isolates harboring these enzymes are difficult to ...

    Authors: Basma Ahmed Elawady, Noha Refaat Mahmoud, Hala El-Sayed Badawi, Azza Essam Eldin Badr and Noha Mahmoud Gohar
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:434

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