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  1. To validate Japanese claims-based disease-identifying algorithms for herpes zoster (HZ), Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), nontuberculous mycobacteria infections (NTM), and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP).

    Authors: Ryota Hase, Daisuke Suzuki, Cynthia de Luise, Haoqian Chen, Edward Nonnenmacher, Takakazu Higuchi, Kayoko Katayama, Mitsuyo Kinjo, Sadao Jinno, Toshitaka Morishima, Naonobu Sugiyama, Yoshiya Tanaka and Soko Setoguchi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:653
  2. Diabetic foot concerns are a major public health problem. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) plays a significant role in diabetic foot ulcers. Community-associated MRSA has become notorious for sk...

    Authors: Yixin Chen, Jie Yang, Ying Wang, Jiaxing You, Weifen Zhu, Chao Liu, Yi Luan, Lin Li and Hong Li
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:652
  3. Botox injections are commonly used for cosmetic and therapeutic purposes because they temporarily paralyze muscles, reduce wrinkles, and alleviate certain medical conditions. Although generally considered safe...

    Authors: Ehsan Amini-Salehi, Narges Eslami, Amirhossein Tamimi, Nasrin Sedighi, Saman Soltani Moghdam, Tofigh Yaghubi-Kalurazi, Soheil Hassanipour, Farahnaz Joukar, Fariborz Mansour-Ghanaei and Hojat Eftekhari
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:647
  4. To investigate the clinical impact of three available antivirals for early COVID-19 treatment in a large real-life cohort.

    Authors: Matteo Rinaldi, Caterina Campoli, Mena Gallo, Domenico Marzolla, Alberto Zuppiroli, Riccardo Riccardi, Martina Casarini, Daniele Riccucci, Marta Malosso, Cecilia Bonazzetti, Renato Pascale, Beatrice Tazza, Zeno Pasquini, Lorenzo Marconi, Stefania Curti, Maddalena Giannella…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:646
  5. Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CREs) are a significant source of healthcare-associated infections. These bacteria are difficult to treat and have a high mortality rate due to high rates of antibiotic r...

    Authors: Banan M. Aiesh, Yazan Maali, Farah Qandeel, Siwar Omarya, Shatha Abu Taha, Suha Sholi, Ali Sabateen, Adham Abu Taha and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:644
  6. The burden of Klebsiella drug resistance to antimicrobials is a major public health concern worldwide; particularly the problem is severe in developing countries including Ethiopia. Therefore, the aim of this sys...

    Authors: Leake Gebremeskel, Tewolde Teklu, Gebremicheal Gebreslassie Kasahun and Kald Beshir Tuem
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:643
  7. Approximately 10% of patients experience prolonged symptoms after Lyme disease. PTLDS (post treatment Lyme disease syndrome) is a controversial topic. It has been described as a source of overdiagnosis and off...

    Authors: Prat Sébastien, Dalbin Jacques, Plotton Catherine and Gocko Xavier
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:642
  8. Diagnosis of bacterial meningitis remains a challenge in most developing countries due to low yield from bacterial culture, widespread use of non-prescription antibiotics, and weak microbiology laboratories. T...

    Authors: S. Obaro, F. Hassan-Hanga, N. Medugu, R. Olaosebikan, G. Olanipekun, B. Jibir, S. Gambo, Theresa Ajose, Carissa Duru, B. Ebruke and H. D. Davies
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:641
  9. Risk factors related to mortality due to Acinetobacter baumannii (AB) bacteremia have been unveiled previously, but early clinical manifestations of AB bacteremia based on prognosis remain uncovered.

    Authors: Yi Hong, Xiaochen Lin, Chunxu Zhang, Xingqiang Dong, Meihua Lu, Saihu Huang, Lili Huang, Chunmei Su, Zhenjiang Bai and Shuiyan Wu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:640
  10. Herein, we analyzed the efficacy of main antibiotic therapy regimens in the treatment of healthcare-associated meningitis (HCAM).

    Authors: Oguz Resat Sipahi, Deniz Akyol, Bahar Ormen, Gonul Cicek-Senturk, Sinan Mermer, Ugur Onal, Fatma Amer, Maysaa Abdallah Saed, Kevser Ozdemir, Elif Tukenmez-Tigen, Nefise Oztoprak, Ummugulsum Altin, Behice Kurtaran, Corneliu Petru Popescu, Mustafa Sakci, Bedia Mutay Suntur…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:639
  11. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR–TB) remains a major public health problem in many high tuberculosis (TB) burden countries. Phenotypic drug susceptibility testing (DST) take several weeks or months to res...

    Authors: Anda Vīksna, Darja Sadovska, Iveta Berge, Ineta Bogdanova, Annija Vaivode, Lauma Freimane, Inga Norvaiša, Iveta Ozere and Renāte Ranka
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:638
  12. Concurrent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is common in patients with chronic HBV infection. But the impact of fatty liver on the histologic progression of HBV infection remains controversial.

    Authors: Yi-Ning Dai, Cheng-Fu Xu, Hong-Ying Pan, Mei-Juan Chen and Chao-Hui Yu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:637
  13. The incidence of stroke is increasing among younger people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The burden of stroke has shifted toward the young people living with HIV, particularly in low- and middle-inc...

    Authors: Han-Chang Ku, Yi-Lin Wu, Hei-Tung Yip, Cheng-Yang Hsieh, Chung-Yi Li, Huang-Tz Ou, Yen-Chin Chen and Nai-Ying Ko
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:636
  14. With the absence of new antimicrobial drugs being developed to replace those facing resistance, bacterial resistance continues to grow. Despite previous studies conducted in various countries, there is a lack ...

    Authors: Khawla Abu Hammour, Rana Abu-Farha, Rania Itani, Samar Karout, Aya Allan, Qusai Manaseer and Walid Abu Hammour
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:634
  15. Influenza is a common illness for its high rates of morbidity and transmission. The implementation of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) during the COVID-19 pandemic to manage its dissemination could affe...

    Authors: Xiaofan Liu, Ying Peng, Zhe Chen, Fangfang Jiang, Fang Ni, Zhiyong Tang, Xun Yang, Cheng Song, Mingli Yuan, Zhaowu Tao, Junjie Xu, Ying Wang, Qiong Qian, Rob M. Ewing, Ping Yin, Yi Hu…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:632
  16. Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) caused by Orthohantavirus (OHV) and scrub typhus (ST) caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi (OT) are two infectious diseases prevalent in southwest China. Rodents are the n...

    Authors: Hao Huang, Yichen Kong, Hongmin Yin, Zi Yang, Tilian Ren and Yunzhi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:631
  17. A prospective observational cohort study of COVID-19 patients in a single Emergency Department (ED) showed that sTREM-1- and IL-6-based algorithms were highly predictive of adverse outcome (Van Singer et al. J...

    Authors: Mathias Van Singer, Thomas Brahier, Jana Koch, Pr. Olivier Hugli, Andrea M. Weckman, Kathleen Zhong, Taylor J. Kain, Aleksandra Leligdowicz, Enos Bernasconi, Alessandro Ceschi, Sara Parolari, Danielle Vuichard-Gysin, Kevin C. Kain, Werner C. Albrich and Noémie Boillat-Blanco
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:630
  18. With the advent of direct acting antivirals, the World Health Organisation proposed eliminating Hepatitis C as a public health threat by 2030. To achieve this, countries need to diagnose, engage in care and tr...

    Authors: David Etoori, Monica Desai, Sema Mandal, William Rosenberg and Caroline A Sabin
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:629
  19. Coverage of HIV testing remains sub-optimal in West Africa. Between 2019 and 2022, the ATLAS program distributed ~400 000 oral HIV self-tests (HIVST) in Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, and Senegal, prioritising female se...

    Authors: Arsène Kouassi Kra, Arlette Simo Fotso, Kouassi Noël N’guessan, Olivier Geoffroy, Sidibé Younoussa, Odé Kanku Kabemba, Papa Alioune Gueye, Pauline Dama Ndeye, Nicolas Rouveau, Marie-Claude Boily, Romain Silhol, Marc d’Elbée, Mathieu Maheu-Giroux, Anthony Vautier and Joseph Larmarange
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 22(Suppl 1):972

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 22 Supplement 1

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:681

  20. Chlamydia Trachomatis (CT) is among the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) globally. According to the World Health Organization, more than 131 million people get infected with CT annually. CT ...

    Authors: Wenjun He, Peizhen Zhao, Tao Yang, Yuting Wan, Dadong Wu, Xiaoshan Chen, Zizhen Huang, Huanyuan Luo, Dong (Roman) Xu, Shujie Huang and Cheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:628
  21. Human immunodeficiency virus type one (HIV-1) is the leading cause of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS remains a global public health concern but can be effectively suppressed by life-long admin...

    Authors: Xiaohui Li, Bin Su, Lan Yang, Zhihua Kou, Hao Wu, Tong Zhang, Lifeng Liu, Yao Han, Mengwei Niu, Yansong Sun, Hao Li and Taiyi Jiang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:627
  22. Lower respiratory tract infections are the leading cause of mortality in young children globally. In many resource-limited settings clinicians rely on guidelines such as IMCI or ETAT + that promote empiric ant...

    Authors: Troy D. Moon, Ibrahim Sumah, Gustavo Amorim, Foday Alhasan, Leigh M. Howard, Harriett Myers, Ann F. Green, Donald S. Grant, John S. Schieffelin and Robert J. Samuels
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:626
  23. Salmonellosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality and one of the most frequent etiologies of diarrhea in the world. Mortality due to Salmonellosis in Latin America still poorly understood, and there is...

    Authors: Fernando Rosso, David E. Rebellón-Sánchez, Julio Llanos-Torres, Leidy Johanna Hurtado-Bermudez, Laura Ayerbe, John Harold Suárez, Nicolás Orozco-Echeverri, Cristhian Camilo Rojas-Perdomo, Isabel Lucia Zapata-Vasquez, Jaime Patiño-Niño and Luis Gabriel Parra-Lara
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:625
  24. Various factors influence tuberculosis preventive treatment (TPT) decisions thus it is important to understand the health beliefs and concerns of patients before starting TPT to ensure treatment compliance. Th...

    Authors: Anusha Manoharan, H. Siti Nur Farhana, K. Manimaran, Ee Ming Khoo and Wen Ming Koh
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:624
  25. Norovirus is now recognized to be major cause of gastroenteritis worldwide, with significantly higher disease burden among immunocompromised patients. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of Norovirus ...

    Authors: Favour Osazuwa, William Olayemi Johnson and Hailey Seth Grobler
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:623
  26. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a rapidly developing and sometimes lethal pulmonary disease. Accurately predicting COVID-19 mortality will facilitate optimal patient treatment and medical resource deplo...

    Authors: Yueying Wang, Zhao Wang, Yaqing Liu, Qiong Yu, Yujia Liu, Changfan Luo, Siyang Wang, Hongmei Liu, Mingyou Liu, Gongyou Zhang, Yusi Fan, Kewei Li, Lan Huang, Meiyu Duan and Fengfeng Zhou
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:622
  27. Despite the availability of vaccination, TBE (tick-borne encephalitis) remains a global public health problem. Therefore, the aim of our study was to assess the long-term efficacy of vaccinations against tick-...

    Authors: Wojciech Miazga, Katarzyna Wnuk, Tomasz Tatara, Jakub Świtalski, Adrian Matera, Urszula Religioni and Mariusz Gujski
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:621
  28. COVID-19 is a global pandemic. Understanding the immune responses in pregnant women recovering from COVID-19 may suggest new therapeutic approaches.

    Authors: Xing Xin, Weiqi Yao, Zijing Zhang, Xin Yang, Shufang Li, Ying Zhu, Cong Zhang, Long Zhang, Hailong Huang, Tengyun Dong, Haibo Dong, Ling Feng and Shaoshuai Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:620
  29. Diabetes that develops in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients who receive antiretroviral therapy (ART) is usually type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM); however, autoimmune diabetes, such as type 1 ...

    Authors: Min-ChunYeh, Han-Chuan Chuang, Shuen-Fu Weng, Chung-Huei Hsu, Chen-Ling Huang, Yu-Pei Lin, Yan-Yu Lin and Yu-Shan Hsieh
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:619
  30. Transgender (TG) people are key drivers for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) all over the world. There is substantial evidence that STIs are associated with an increased likelihood of risky sexual behavi...

    Authors: Hasnain Javed, Abida Bano, Warda Fatima, Rimsha Khan and Asma Akhtar
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:618
  31. Dialister pneumosintes is an anaerobic, Gram negative bacillus, found in the human oral cavity and associated with periodontitis. It has also been isolated from gastric mucosa and stool samples. Recent case repor...

    Authors: Rachel Patel, Debra S. T. Chong, Alison J. Guy and Matthew Kennedy
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:617
  32. Despite the fact that prison inmates are a population at higher risk than other groups of suffering from intestinal parasite infections in relation to their living conditions, information about these diseases ...

    Authors: Carla Muñoz-Antoli, María José Irisarri-Gutiérrez, Lucrecia Acosta, María José Bonet, J. Guillermo Esteban and Rafael Toledo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:616
  33. The objective of the study was to analyze the spatial distribution of vaccination coverage of bacterial meningitis vaccine: A, C, W and Y (menacwy) and identify the association between socioeconomic and social...

    Authors: Josianne Dias Gusmão, Thales Philipe Rodrigues da Silva, Gustavo Velasquez-Melendez, Larissa Loures Mendes, Milene Cristine Pessoa, Sheila Aparecida Ferreira Lachtim, Mariana Santos Felisbino-Mendes, Luana Carolina Santos, Gilmar José Coelho Rodrigues, Aline Mendes Vimieiro, Ed Wilson Rodrigues Vieira and Fernanda Penido Matozinhos
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:615
  34. The gastrointestinal tract contains a massive microbiota, and targeting the gut could be a potential intervention for sepsis. However, the interaction between sepsis and the intestinal microbiota is defined as...

    Authors: Yanli Liu, Yanan Guo, Su Hu, Yujun Wang, Lijuan Zhang, Li Yu and Feng Geng
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:614
  35. Tuberculosis, along with HIV, is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity globally. Despite the fact that several primary studies have been conducted on the incidence rate of tuberculosis in HIV-infected p...

    Authors: Temesgen Gebeyehu Wondmeneh and Ayal Tsegaye Mekonnen
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:613
  36. Public health depends largely on people’s knowledge, beliefs, or behaviors regarding their health and medical treatments. Although works based on the health belief model have shown that public beliefs about me...

    Authors: Taiyo Fukai, Keisuke Kawata and Masaki Nakabayashi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:612
  37. Severe community-acquired pneumonia (SCAP) is commonly treated with an empiric combination therapy, including a macrolide, or a quinolone and a β-lactam. However, the risk of Legionella pneumonia may lead to a pr...

    Authors: Pauline Guillot, Flora Delamaire, Arnaud Gacouin, Benoit Painvin, Caroline Piau, Florian Reizine, Mathieu Lesouhaitier, Jean-Marc Tadié and Adel Maamar
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:611
  38. The course of monkeypox can be severe. Our aim was to retrospectively compare the risk of hospital admission, the need for ventilation, sepsis, pneumonitis and death between the recent outbreak and historical ...

    Authors: Florian Gaertner, Saskia Preissner, William Arthur Petri Jr., Olubunmi Atolani, Max Heiland, Susanne Nahles, Robert Preissner and Moritz Hertel
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:610
  39. Acute uncomplicated urinary tract infections are common in outpatient settings but are not treated optimally. Few studies of the outpatient use of antibiotics for specific diagnoses have been done in sub-Sahar...

    Authors: Florence Njeri Mbatia, James Orwa, Mary B. Adam, Gulnaz Mahomoud and Rodney D. Adam
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:608
  40. Malaria cases in non-endemic zero-indigenous case areas are most likely to have been imported whatever of the route of importation. In countries recently declared malaria-free and now without local transmissio...

    Authors: Anas Al-Jawabreh, Suheir Ereqat, Amer Al-Jawabreh, Ahmed Al-Jawabreh, Hanan Al-Jawabreh and Abedelmajeed Nasereddin
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:607
  41. Omicron variant of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has rapidly become a global threat to public health. Numerous asymptomatic and mild cases had been admitted in shelter hospit...

    Authors: Chun Yin, Bo Hu, Kunyan Li, Xian Liu, Shuili Wang, Rulin He, Haibing Ding, Mingpeng Jin and Cheng Chen
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:606
  42. The development of scoring systems to predict the short-term mortality and the length of hospital stay (LOS) in patients with bacteraemia is essential to improve the quality of care and reduce the occupancy va...

    Authors: Ching-Chi Lee, Yuan-Pin Hung, Chih-Chia Hsieh, Ching-Yu Ho, Chiao-Ya Hsu, Cheng-Te Li and Wen-Chien Ko
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:605
  43. Authors: Birhan Alemnew, Getnet Gedefaw, Gedefaw Diress Alen and Asmamaw Demis Bizuneh
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:604

    The original article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2020 20:156

  44. Severe COVID-19 is a disease characterized by profound dysregulation of the innate immune system. There is a need to identify highly reliable prognostic biomarkers that can be rapidly assessed in body fluids f...

    Authors: Lázaro Verdiguel-Fernández, Rene Arredondo-Hernández, Jesús Andrés Mejía-Estrada, Adolfo Ortiz, Antonio Verdugo-Rodríguez, Patricia Orduña, Samuel Ponce de León-Rosales, Juan José Calva and Yolanda López-Vidal
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:602

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