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  1. Basidiobolus ranarum belongs to the Entomophthorales order and the Zygomycetes class. This fungus is an environmental saprophyte that can be found in soil and rotting vegetables.Primarily restricted to tropica...

    Authors: Elham Barahimi, Tuba Abbasi, Zahra Ghaeini Hesarooeyeh, Hanieh Raad, Mohadeseh Karimi and Mahsa Shahi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:740
  2. People who inject drugs (PWID) are disproportionally affected by hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and many remain undiagnosed. HCV self-testing (HCVST) may be an effective approach to increase testing uptake,...

    Authors: Elena Ivanova Reipold, Emmanuel Fajardo, Emily Juma, David Bukusi, Elkin Bermudez Aza, Muhammad S. Jamil, Cheryl Case Johnson, Carey Farquhar, Philippa Easterbrook and Aliza Monroe-Wise
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:738
  3. Outbreaks of new HIV transmission among people who inject drugs (PWID) are a major public health concern. Oral daily PrEP, has been identified as a critical addition to the biomedical toolkit for this populati...

    Authors: Adrian R. King, Saanchi Shah, Laura A. Randall, Paula M. Frew, Anne Spaulding and Ian W. Holloway
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:737
  4. To investigate the clinical features and risk factors of ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) associated surgical site infections (SSIs) in HIV-negative patients with cryptococcal meningitis (CM).

    Authors: Lejia Xu, Jianyun Zhu, Xiaoyun Wang, Guofen Zeng, Zhiliang Gao and Jing Liu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:736
  5. The clinical course of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is diverse, and the usefulness of phenotyping in predicting the severity or prognosis of the disease has been demonstrated overseas. This study aimed to in...

    Authors: Shiro Otake, Shotaro Chubachi, Ho Namkoong, Kensuke Nakagawara, Hiromu Tanaka, Ho Lee, Atsuho Morita, Takahiro Fukushima, Mayuko Watase, Tatsuya Kusumoto, Katsunori Masaki, Hirofumi Kamata, Makoto Ishii, Naoki Hasegawa, Norihiro Harada, Tetsuya Ueda…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:735
  6. Effective SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in patients receiving treatment with B-cell depleting agents is challenging. Information on vaccination responses in these patients are a valuable tool to develop efficient vac...

    Authors: Frederic Arnold, Daniela Huzly, Yakup Tanriver and Thomas Welte
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:734
  7. Fungal ball sinusitis is characterized by complex fungus infections with non-invasive inflammation. But no research reported fungal ball composition and metabolic-related product types currently. 12 patients w...

    Authors: Xiaoqing Zhang, Na Zhang, Qian Huang, Shunjiu Cui, Lingyan Liu and Bing Zhou
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:733
  8. Several interventions have shown benefits in improving mental health problems such as depression which is common in people living with HIV. However, there is a paucity of evidence on the effect of these interv...

    Authors: Jackson Jr Nforbewing Ndenkeh, Akindeh Mbuh Nji, Habakkuk Azinyui Yumo, Camilla Rothe and Arne Kroidl
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:732
  9. Chronic inflammation has been reported as one of the novel coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors. Knowing that Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) provokes a local inflammation, the relationship between H. pylori

    Authors: Lionel Danny Nguefak Tali, Ghislaine Florice Nintewoue Faujo, Justine Laure Nguieguia Konang, Jean Paul Dzoyem and Laure Brigitte Mabeku Kouitcheu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:731
  10. In December 2019, in Wuhan, China, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was emerged due to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). It seems that children and neonates, similar to adult and...

    Authors: Roghayeh Babaei, Farah Bokharaei-Salim, Khadijeh Khanaliha, Seyed Jalal Kiani, Arezoo Marjani, Saba Garshasbi, Farzaneh Dehghani-Dehej and Sara Chavoshpour
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:730
  11. Over 420,000 people have initiated life-saving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Ethiopia; however, lost-to-follow-up (LTFU) rates continues to be high. A clinical decision tool is needed to identify patients at...

    Authors: Dawit Tefera Fentie, Getahun Molla Kassa, Sofonyas Abebaw Tiruneh and Achenef Asmamaw Muche
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:727
  12. Influenza can have a domino effect, triggering severe conditions and leading to hospitalization or even death. Since influenza testing is not routinely performed, statistical modeling techniques are increasing...

    Authors: Filipe Froes, Mafalda Carmo, Hugo Lopes, Geoffray Bizouard, Catarina Gomes, Margarida Martins, Hélène Bricout, Caroline de Courville, Jaime Correia de Sousa, Carlos Rabaçal, João F. Raposo and Carlos Robalo Cordeiro
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:726
  13. Autologous hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT) is the standard of care in many relapsed and refractory lymphoid malignancy, neuroblastoma, and multiple myeloma (MM). This study was conducted to desc...

    Authors: Riad Amer, Husam Salameh, Sultan Mosleh, Adham Abu-Taha, Hamza Hamayel, Ahmad Enaya, Amro Adas, Ahmad Khursani, Mohamad Wild-Ali, Taghreed Mousa, Maher Battat, Aiman Daifallah, Amer Koni and Ramzi Shawahna
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:725
  14. Mycoplasma pneumoniae can be divided into different subtypes on the basis of the sequence differences of adhesive protein P1, but the relationship between different subtypes, macrolide resistance and clinical man...

    Authors: Lifeng Li, Jiayue Ma, Pengbo Guo, Xiaorui Song, Mingchao Li, Zengyuan Yu, Zhidan Yu, Ping Cheng, Huiqing Sun and Wancun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:724
  15. The prevalence of infectious diseases remains one of the major challenges faced by the Chinese health sector. Policymakers have a tremendous interest in investigating the spatiotemporal epidemiology of infecti...

    Authors: Junyao Zheng, Guoquan Shen, Siqi Hu, Xinxin Han, Siyu Zhu, Jinlin Liu, Rongxin He, Ning Zhang, Chih-Wei Hsieh, Hao Xue, Bo Zhang, Yue Shen, Ying Mao and Bin Zhu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:723
  16. Dengue is a neglected tropical disease, for which no therapeutic agents have shown clinical efficacy to date. Clinical trials have used strikingly variable clinical endpoints, which hampers reproducibility and...

    Authors: Angela McBride, Nguyen Lam Vuong, Nguyen Van Hao, Nguyen Quang Huy, Ho Quang Chanh, Nguyen Thi Xuan Chau, Nguyen Minh Nguyet, Damien K. Ming, Nguyen Thanh Ngoc, Phung Tran Huy Nhat, Nguyen Thanh Phong, Luong Thi Hue Tai, Phan Vinh Tho, Dinh The Trung, Dong Thi Hoai Tam, Huynh Trung Trieu…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:722
  17. Understanding the immune response to the SARS-CoV-2 virus is critical for efficient monitoring and control strategies. The ProHEpic-19 cohort provides a fine-grained description of the kinetics of antibodies a...

    Authors: Concepción Violán, Pere Torán-Monserrat, Bibiana Quirant, Noemi Lamonja-Vicente, Lucía A. Carrasco-Ribelles, Carla Chacón, Josep Maria Manresa-Dominguez, Francesc Ramos-Roure, Rosalia Dacosta-Aguayo, Cristina Palacios-Fernández, Albert Roso-Llorach, Aleix Pujol, Dan Ouchi, Mónica Monteagudo, Pilar Montero-Alia, Rosa Garcia-Sierra…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:721
  18. Brazil is among the countries in South America where the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the general population hardest. Self-testing for SARS-CoV-2 infection is one of the community-based strategies that could help...

    Authors: Guillermo Z. Martínez-Pérez, Sonjelle Shilton, Maíra Saruê, Hilton Cesario, Abhik Banerji, Deepshikha Batheja, João Paulo Cunha, Rachel Baptista, Janine Schirmer, Eleva Ivanova Reipold and Alvaro Machado Dias
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:720
  19. Oral daily preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) using emtricitabine (FTC)/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) is recommended as standard of care for prevention in individuals at high risk for HIV infection, includin...

    Authors: Dvora Joseph Davey, Nei-yuan Hsiao, C. Wendy Spearman, Mark Sonderup, Nai-Chung Hu, Nyiko Mashele, Rufaro Mvududu and Landon Myer
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:719
  20. COVID-19 vaccines are an effective tool to prevent illness due to SARS-CoV-2 infection. However, infection after vaccination still occurs. We evaluated all infections identified among recipients of either the ...

    Authors: Katrin S. Sadigh, Kiersten J. Kugeler, Sara Bressler, Stephanie C. Massay, Emma Schmoll, Lauren Milroy, Alyson M. Cavanaugh, Allison Sierocki, Marc Fischer and Leisha D. Nolen
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:718
  21. Neurosyphilis (NS) can lead to acute ischemic stroke (AIS) or transient ischemic attack (TIA). We compared the clinical characteristics and laboratory features among AIS and TIA patients who were syphilis-sero...

    Authors: Pornpong Jitpratoom and Adhiratha Boonyasiri
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:717
  22. Located in southwestern Indian Ocean, Mayotte is a French territory, with a very specific demographic, social and health context. To date, epidemiological data on infections by hepatitis B (HBV), C (HCV), and ...

    Authors: Cécile Brouard, Fanny Parenton, Hassani Youssouf, Stéphane Chevaliez, Emmanuel Gordien, Maxime Jean, Mathias Bruyand, Sophie Vaux, Florence Lot and Marc Ruello
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:716
  23. Refractory rifampicin-resistant/multidrug resistant/extensively-drug resistant tuberculosis (RR/MDR/XDR-TB) were defined as patients infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) resistant to rifampicin(RR-TB), ...

    Authors: Shao-Jun Zhang, Yan Yang, Wen-Wen Sun, Zhong-Shun Zhang, He-Ping Xiao, Yu-Ping Li, Zhe-Min Zhang and Lin Fan
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:715
  24. The effect of coupled plasma filtration adsorption (CPFA) for the treatment of sepsis or septic shock is controversial. A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to evaluate the impact of CPFA on all...

    Authors: Yuting Li, Hongxiang Li, Jianxing Guo, Youquan Wang and Dong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:714
  25. Variant of concern (VOC) SARS-CoV-2 alpha variant (B.1.1.7) was the dominant strain in the Netherlands between March 2021–June 2021. We describe three primary school outbreaks due to the alpha variant using wh...

    Authors: Koen M. F. Gorgels, Lieke B. van Alphen, Brian M. J. W. van der Veer, Volker H. Hackert, Audrey Y. J. Hensels, Casper D. J. den Heijer, Jozef Dingemans, Paul H. M. Savelkoul and Christian J. P. A. Hoebe
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:713
  26. 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 22:712

    The original article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:552

  27. The nationwide lockdown (March 25 to June 8, 2020) to curb the spread of coronavirus infection had significant health and economic impacts on the Indian economy. There is limited empirical evidence on how COVI...

    Authors: Susmita Chatterjee, Palash Das and Anna Vassall
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:711
  28. HIV-1 is endemic in Botswana. The country’s primary challenge is identifying people living with HIV who are unaware of their status. We evaluated factors associated with undiagnosed HIV infection using HIV-1 p...

    Authors: Lynnette Bhebhe, Sikhulile Moyo, Simani Gaseitsiwe, Molly Pretorius-Holme, Etienne K. Yankinda, Kutlo Manyake, Coulson Kgathi, Mompati Mmalane, Refeletswe Lebelonyane, Tendani Gaolathe, Pamela Bachanas, Faith Ussery, Mpho Letebele, Joseph Makhema, Kathleen E. Wirth, Shahin Lockman…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:710
  29. We aimed to compare the changes in SARS-CoV-2 spike protein antibody titres based on age group and sex using paired blood sampling after vaccination in association with the presence of nucleocapsid protein ant...

    Authors: Shiro Hoshida, Nobuyuki Koeda, Hideki Hattori, Masahiro Tanaka, Ichiro Tanaka, Hiroyuki Fukui, Junya Fujita, Yo Sasaki and Shigeyuki Tamura
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:709
  30. Authors: Pyae Linn Aung, Myat Thu Soe, Thit Lwin Oo, Kyaw Thu Aung, Kyaw Kyaw Lin, Aung Thi, Lynette Menezes, Daniel M. Parker, Liwang Cui and Myat Phone Kyaw
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:708

    The original article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:653

  31. Tuberculosis (TB) had been the leading lethal infectious disease worldwide for a long time (2014–2019) until the COVID-19 global pandemic, and it is still one of the top 10 death causes worldwide. One importan...

    Authors: Xin Hu, Jie Wang, Yingjiao Ju, Xiuli Zhang, Wushou’er Qimanguli, Cuidan Li, Liya Yue, Bahetibieke Tuohetaerbaike, Ying Li, Hao Wen, Wenbao Zhang, Changbin Chen, Yefeng Yang, Jing Wang and Fei Chen
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:707
  32. In 2016 Rwanda adopted “treat all” where all patients with HIV are immediately eligible for ART regardless of disease progression. Despite widespread availability of treatment, it is unknown whether presentati...

    Authors: Gentille Musengimana, Jean Paul Umugisha, Placide Habinshuti, Todd Anderson, Geraldine Mukesharurema, Eric Remera, Jean D’Amour Ndahimana and Dale A. Barnhart
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:706
  33. Tuberculosis (TB) is a communicable, preventable and curable disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB). Peru is amongst the 30 countries with the highest burden of multidrug-resistant tuber...

    Authors: Zully M. Puyén, David Santos-Lázaro, Aiko N. Vigo, Jorge Coronel, Miriam J. Alarcón, Vidia V. Cotrina and David A. J. Moore
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:705
  34. Infections caused by Klebsiella oxytoca are the second most common cause of Klebsiella infections in humans. Most studies have focused on K. oxytoca outbreaks and few have examined the broader clinical context of...

    Authors: James Stewart, Louise M. Judd, Adam Jenney, Kathryn E. Holt, Kelly L. Wyres and Jane Hawkey
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:704
  35. It seems that acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination is the most effective way to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic now. Health care workers (HCWs) are one of the most important groups who are at risk for COVID-19 infe...

    Authors: Koorosh Kamali, Zarrintaj Hoseinzade, Khadijeh Hajimiri, Soodabeh Hoveidamanesh, Seyed Mohsen Zahraei, Mohammad Mehdi Gouya, Sousan Mahmoudi Bavandpouri, Tahereh Mohamadi, Soraya Mohamadi, Zohre Bigdeli, Azam Maleki, Mahboubeh Shirzad, Zahra Heidari, Mahya Farsadegi and Alireza Shoghli
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:703
  36. COVID-19 outcomes among hospitalized patients may have changed due to new variants, therapies and vaccine availability. We assessed outcomes of adults hospitalized with COVID-19 from March 2020–February 2022.

    Authors: Maria Stepanova, Brian Lam, Elena Younossi, Sean Felix, Mariam Ziayee, Jillian Price, Huong Pham, Leyla de Avila, Kathy Terra, Patrick Austin, Thomas Jeffers, Carey Escheik, Pegah Golabi, Rebecca Cable, Manirath Srishord, Chapy Venkatesan…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:702
  37. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are of great global health concern. Currently, there are limited epidemiological data characterizing STIs in the general population in Rwanda. We assessed the national an...

    Authors: Jean Damascene Makuza, Phyumar Soe, Dahn Jeong, Marie Paul Nisingizwe, Donatha Dushimiyimana, Justine Umutesi, Ladislas Nshimiyimana, Clarisse Maliza, Janvier Serumondo, Eric Remera, Gallican Nshogoza Rwibasira, Albert Tuyishime and David J. Riedel
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:701
  38. Campylobacter jejuni is a common cause of acute gastroenteritis, but central nervous system infections are rare manifestations of Campylobacter infection. Therefore, C. jejuni trauma-related subdural hygroma infe...

    Authors: Ivana Valenčak-Ignjatić, Nina Krajcar, Diana Didović, Srđan Roglić, Iva Butić, Marko Jelić, Hrvoje Jednačak and Goran Tešović
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:700
  39. Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis is caused by infection with the bacteria Ehrlichia chaffeensis through the bite of an infected lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum). Patients infected with Human Monocytic Ehrlichios...

    Authors: Haley Abernathy, Aidin Alejo, Victor Arahirwa, Odai Mansour, Amanda Brown-Marusiak, Dana Giandomenico and Ross M. Boyce
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:699
  40. Orientia tsutsugamushi (O. tsutsugamushi), an obligate intracellular bacterium, is transmitted to humans through infected larval trombiculid mite bites, causing scrub typhus. Mixed genotypes of O. tsutsugamushi i...

    Authors: Chuanning Tang, Liyuan Zhang, Yi Huang, Wenhui Mai, Liying Xue, Gaoyu Wang, Shu Wen, Ruoyan Peng, Kunliang Wu, Xiuying Tian, Hua Pei, Jiang Du, Kwok-Yung Yuen, Jasper Fuk-Woo Chan, Yongguo Du and Feifei Yin
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:698
  41. High cost of commercial RNA extraction kits limits the testing efficiency of SARS-CoV-2. Here, we developed a simple nucleic acid extraction method for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 directly from nasopharyngeal ...

    Authors: Meng Yee Lai, Fatma Diyana Mohd Bukhari, Nur Zulaikha Zulkefli, Ilyiana Ismail, Nur Izati Mustapa, Tuan Suhaila Tuan Soh, Afifah Haji Hassan, Kalaiarasu M. Peariasamy, Yee Leng Lee, Jeyanthi Suppiah, Ravindran Thayan, Mohd Khairi Mat Isa, Nur Zafirah Abdul Wahid and Yee Ling Lau
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:697
  42. Capnocytophaga canimorsus, a Gram-negative rod, belongs to the Flavobacteriaceae family and colonizes the oropharynx of dogs and cats. Infections with C. canimorsus are rare and can induce a systemic infection w...

    Authors: Franziska Schuler, Jan-Sören Padberg, Carsten Hullermann, Philipp Kümpers, Johannes Lepper, Miriam Schulte, Andreas Uekötter, Frieder Schaumburg and Barbara C. Kahl
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:696
  43. ESKAPEE pathogens Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterobacter spp. and Escherichia coli are multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacteri...

    Authors: Sirigade Ruekit, Apichai Srijan, Oralak Serichantalergs, Katie R. Margulieux, Patrick Mc Gann, Emma G. Mills, William C. Stribling, Theerasak Pimsawat, Rosarin Kormanee, Suthisak Nakornchai, Chaiwat Sakdinava, Prawet Sukhchat, Mariusz Wojnarski, Samandra T. Demons, John M. Crawford, Paphavee Lertsethtakarn…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:695
  44. COVID-19 has had a substantial impact globally. It spreads readily, particularly in enclosed and crowded spaces, such as public transport carriages, yet there are limited studies on how this risk can be reduce...

    Authors: Hanna Grzybowska, R. I. Hickson, Bishal Bhandari, Chen Cai, Michael Towke, Benjamin Itzstein, Raja Jurdak, Jessica Liebig, Kamran Najeebullah, Adrian Plani, Ahmad El Shoghri and Dean Paini
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:694
  45. Because the clinical patterns and symptoms that persist after a COVID-19 infection are diverse, a diagnosis of post-acute COVID-19 syndrome (PACS) is difficult to implement. The current research project theref...

    Authors: Alina Dahmen, Franziska M. Keller, Christina Derksen, Robin Rinn, Petra Becker and Sonia Lippke
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:693
  46. The literature on dolutegravir (DTG)-based HIV treatment has focused on assessing therapeutic efficacy particularly with regard to viral load suppression. However, little empirical attention has been devoted t...

    Authors: Henry Zakumumpa, Ronald Kiguba, Helen Byomire Ndagije, Gilbert Ategeka, Jacquellyn Nambi Ssanyu and Freddy Eric Kitutu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:692
  47. Cisgender gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Mexico experience disparities in sexual health outcomes, perhaps most notably in HIV prevalence, HIV testing and status awareness, and cond...

    Authors: John Mark Wiginton, Sarah M. Murray, Angel B. Algarin, Stefan D. Baral, Travis H. Sanchez and Laramie R. Smith
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2022 22:690

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