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  1. The Anopheles hyrcanus group is distributed throughout the Oriental and Palaearctic regions and can transmit diseases such as malaria, Japanese encephalitis virus, and filariasis. This investigation marks the ina...

    Authors: Fatemeh Askari, Azim Paksa, Saeed Shahabi, Shahin Saeedi, Aioub Sofizadeh, Mozaffar Vahedi and Aboozar Soltani
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:724
  2. Numerous HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients with persistently normal ALT have significant liver histopathology. It is imperative to identify true “immune tolerant” patients. We aimed to evaluate...

    Authors: Menghui Duan, Huanming Xiao, Meijie Shi, Yubao Xie, Pengtao Zhao, Sheng Li, Xiaoling Chi, Xueen Liu and Hui Zhuang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:723
  3. Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is one of the most widespread bacterial pathogens in animals and humans, and its role as an important causative agent of food poisoning is well-documented. The aim of this study ...

    Authors: Namwin Siourimè Somda, Alima Mah Esther Traoré, Domonbabele François de Sales Hien, Yemah Bockarie, Abel Tankoano, Donatien Kaboré, Ouindgueta Juste Isidore Bonkoungou, Hagrétou Sawadogo-Lingani and Aly Savadogo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:722
  4. Knowing the natural history of acute infections in primary care, defined as the course of a disease over time in the absence of specific therapy or treatment, can inform clinicians’ and patients’ expectations ...

    Authors: Kwame Peprah Boaitey, Mina Bakhit and Tammy C Hoffmann
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:721
  5. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has transformed HIV management, with various regimens available. Dolutegravir (DTG) plus lamivudine (3TC) dual therapy is now the one of the first line regimens.

    Authors: Yanyun Dou, Guangfu Liao, Ruichao Lu, Lingsong Su, Ke Lan, Zhihao Meng, Shanfang Qin, Wei Huang, Yuanlong Xu, Yu Lv, Yuhong Wen, Shuanglai Lan, Yong Zuo and Yong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:720
  6. Evidence on ivermectin as a treatment for Covid-19 is controversial. A Cochrane review concluded that the efficacy and safety of ivermectin is uncertain (evidence up to April 2022) and WHO recommended its use ...

    Authors: Ananda Wijewickrema, Hasini Banneheke, Arunasalam Pathmeswaran, Fathima Wardha Refai, Malika Kauranaratne, Neelika Malavige, Chandima Jeewandara, Mahendra Ekanayake, Dilhar Samaraweera, Dhanusha Thambavita and Priyadarshani Galappatthy
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:719
  7. Mumps is a vaccine-preventable disease with high contagious capability. Its incidence declined rapidly since one dose of mumps vaccine was introduced into Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) in 2008 in Chin...

    Authors: Xiuying Deng, Ying Hu, Peishan Lu, Zhiguo Wang and Hongxiong Guo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:718
  8. The use of telemedicine has grown significantly since the COVID-19 pandemic and has the potential to improve access to specialized care for otherwise underserved populations. Incarcerated people living with HI...

    Authors: Ruth C. Dunn, Cassidy J. Stegall, Colten Creel, Christian J. Fuchs, Barbara E. Menzies and Nathan A. Summers
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:717
  9. The global impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in significant morbidity and mortality. Immunocompromised patients, particularly those treated for B-cell lymphoma, have shown...

    Authors: Shuhei Maruyama, Daiki Wada, Shuji Kanayama, Haruka Shimazu, Yumiko Miyano, Akira Inoue, Masami Kashihara, Kazuyuki Okuda, Fukuki Saito, Yasushi Nakamori, Kazuyoshi Ishii and Yasuyuki Kuwagata
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:715
  10. Loiasis is one of the significant filarial diseases for people living in West and Central Africa with wide endemic area but is not seen in China. As economy booms and international traveling increase, China fa...

    Authors: Xiaoli Li, Minjun Huang, Kuo Bi, Yang Zou, Fei Wang, Xiaoyan Zheng and Lei Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:714
  11. HIV remains a critical global public health challenge. In 2022, it was estimated that approximately 39.0 million people worldwide were living with HIV, and of these, around 29.8 million were receiving antiretr...

    Authors: Eduardo Mangue Chicanequisso, Cynthia Sema Baltazar and Jahit Sacarlal
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:713
  12. The ambitious goal to eliminate new pediatric HIV infections by 2030 requires accelerated prevention strategies in high-risk settings such as South Africa. One approach could be pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)...

    Authors: Ameena Goga, Trisha Ramraj, Logashvari Naidoo, Brodie Daniels, Masefetsane Matlou, Terusha Chetty, Reshmi Dassaye, Nobubelo K. Ngandu, Laura Galli, Tarylee Reddy, Ishen Seocharan, Qondeni Ndlangamandla, Qholokazi September, Nokwanda Ngcobo, Mayuri Reddy, Tamon Cafun-Naidoo…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:712
  13. Enterobacter cloacae complex (ECC) including different species are isolated from different human clinical samples. ECC is armed by many different virulence genes (VGs) and they were also classified among ESKAPE g...

    Authors: Fatemeh Mosaffa, Fereshteh Saffari, Mahin Veisi and Omid Tadjrobehkar
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:711
  14. The clinical presentation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) is atypical and it is easily confused with other diseases such as common infections, making prompt diagnosis a great challenge. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Guocan Yu, Likui Fang, Yanqin Shen, Fangming Zhong and Xudong Xu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:710
  15. Camostat mesylate, an oral serine protease inhibitor, is a powerful TMPRSS2 inhibitor and has been reported as a possible antiviral treatment against COVID-19. Therefore, we aim to assess the safety and effica...

    Authors: Ubaid Khan, Muhammad Mubariz, Yehya Khlidj, Muhammad Moiz Nasir, Shrouk Ramadan, Fatima Saeed, Aiman Muhammad and Mohamed Abuelazm
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:709
  16. K. pneumoniae liver abscess (KPLA) mostly involves the right lobe. We present a case of K. pneumoniae caudate liver abscess with invasive liver abscess syndrome (ILAS) was rarely identified.

    Authors: Lingxia Cheng, Lei Li, Yongzao Liu, Wei Cheng, Guan Wang and Ping Xu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:708
  17. The prevalence and severity of pediatric Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia (MPP) poses a significant threat to the health and lives of children. In this study, we aim to systematically evaluate the value of routine...

    Authors: Xuelian Peng, Yulong Liu, Bo Zhang, Chunyan Yang, Jian Dong, Chen Yong, Baoru Han and Jin Li
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:707
  18. To explore the impact of diabetes on the clinical features and prognosis of COVID-19 and assess the influence of glucocorticoid use on the prognosis of patients with COVID-19 and diabetes.

    Authors: Yonghao Xu, Ling Sang, Ya Wang, Zhentu Li, Hongkai Wu, Xilong Deng, Nanshan Zhong, Xiaoqing Liu, Shiyue Li and Yimin Li
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:706
  19. There are few reports of longitudinal serologic responses in children following Sars-CoV-2 infection and vaccination. This study describes longitudinal SARS-CoV-2 antibody responses following infection, vaccin...

    Authors: Leah J. Ricketson, Emily J. Doucette, Isabella Alatorre, Tarannum Tarannum, Joslyn Gray, William Booth, Graham Tipples, Carmen Charlton, Jamil N. Kanji, Kevin Fonseca and James D. Kellner
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:705
  20. To assess the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil and its macro-regions, considering disease incidence and mortality rates, as well as identifying territories with still rising disease indices and eva...

    Authors: Thaís Zamboni Berra, Yan Mathias Alves, Marcela Antunes Paschoal Popolin, Fernanda Bruzadelli Paulino da Costa, Reginaldo Bazon Vaz Tavares, Ariela Feh Tártaro, Heriederson Sávio Dias Moura, Letícia Perticarrara Ferezin, Monica Chiodi Toscano de Campos, Natacha Martins Ribeiro, Titilade Kehinde Ayandeyi Teibo, Rander Junior Rosa and Ricardo Alexandre Arcêncio
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:704
  21. People who inject drugs (PWID) and living with the human immunodeficiency virus (PLHIV) are at higher risk of suffering marked derangements in micronutrient levels, leading to poor disease and treatment outco...

    Authors: Abel O. Onyango, Nathan Shaviya, Valentine Budambula, George O. Orinda, Omu Anzala, Ahmed A. Aabid and Tom Were
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:703
  22. In this prospective, observational study, we aimed to investigate epidemiologic and microbial trends of infective endocarditis in western Norway.

    Authors: Stina Jordal, Øyvind Kommedal, Rune Haaverstad, Sahrai Saeed, Einar Skulstad Davidsen, Pirjo-Riitta Salminen, Karl Ove Hufthammer and Bård Reiakvam Kittang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:702
  23. Ehrlichiosis is a potentially fatal tick-borne disease that can progress to involve the central nervous system (CNS) (i.e., neuro-ehrlichiosis), particularly in cases where diagnosis and treatment are delayed....

    Authors: Osahon Iyamu, Emily J. Ciccone, Abigail Schulz, Julia Sung, Haley Abernathy, Aidin Alejo, Katherine Tyrlik, Victor Arahirwa, Odai Mansour, Dana Giandomenico, Monica M. Diaz and Ross M. Boyce
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:701
  24. The indigenous population located in the central region of Brazil, is the second largest in terms of population size in the country. The Indigenous Reserve of Dourados has risk factors that increase the vulner...

    Authors: Flávia Freitas de Oliveira Bonfim, Livia Melo Villar, Julio Croda, Jéssica Gonçalves Pereira, Ana Carolina Silva Guimarães, Solange Rodrigues da Silva, Crhistinne Cavalheiro Maymone Gonçalves, Lucas Fernando Tinoco Leonardo, Grazielli Rocha de Rezende Romeira, Gabriela Alves Cesar, Sabrina Weis-Torres, Vivianne de Oliveira Landgraf de Castro, Marco Aurélio Horta, Simone Simionatto, Ana Rita Coimbra Motta-Castro and Vanessa Salete de Paula
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:700
  25. Ruthenibacterium lactatiformans, a Gram-stain-negative, rod-shaped, obligate anaerobic bacterium of the Oscillospiraceae family, has not been previously reported in human infections. This study reports the first ...

    Authors: Shougen Sumiyoshi, Shigeto Hamaguchi, Keigo Kimura, Katsuyuki Negishi, Koshi Ninomiya, Manabu Sasaki and Satoshi Kutsuna
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:699
  26. Infective endocarditis is a rare but potentially severe disease, associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Our study aims to describe the epidemiology and management aspects of endocarditis in north...

    Authors: Badre El Boussaadani, Ilias Soussan, Houssam Bendoudouch, Loubna Hara, Amine Ech-chenbouli and Zainab Raissuni
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:698
  27. The seroprevalence of antibodies against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) was evaluated 17 years following a mass vaccination campaign in individuals aged 2 to 22 years who had received routine immunization b...

    Authors: Fateme Ghafoori, Talat Mokhtari-Azad, Abbas Rahimi Foroushani, Mohammad Farahmand, Azade shadab and Vahid Salimi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:696
  28. Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction, which seriously threatens human health. The clinical and experimental results have confirmed that Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), such as Scutellariae Radix,...

    Authors: Yaxing Deng, Linghan Leng, Chenglin Wang, Qingqiang Yang and Yingchun Hu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:695
  29. SARS-CoV-2 seropositivity data in women living with HIV (WLHIV), their infants and associated factors in this subpopulation remain limited. We retrospectively measured SARS-CoV-2 seropositivity from 07/2020-11...

    Authors: Taguma A. Matubu, Nonhlanhla Yende-Zuma, Sean S. Brummel, Lynda Stranix-Chibanda, Lillian Wambuzi Ogwang, Sufia Dadabhai, Patience Atuhaire, Felluna Chauwa, Luis Gadama, Reinaldo E. Fernandez, Jim Aizire, JBrooks Jackson, Aaron A. R. Tobian, Taha E. Taha and Mary Glenn Fowler
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:693
  30. Associations between Helicobacter pylori infection and lifestyle factors vary greatly by geographic location. This study aims to evaluate the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in the Hunan cohort of cen...

    Authors: Shiwen He, Xue He, Yinglong Duan, Yating Luo, Yuxuan Li, Jing Li, Ying Li, Pingting Yang, Yaqin Wang, Jianfei Xie, Min Liu and Andy SK Cheng
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:692
  31. Hemorrhagic varicella (HV) is a particular form of chicken pox.,with high mortality in adults. This form of the disease is rare, to date, approximately 4 cases have been reported. Occasional cases of HV have b...

    Authors: Si-Man Shi, Zhan-Hong Li, Jie-Ru Xu, Xue-Xin Cai, Xiu-Xian Zhou, Rong-Chang Zheng and Ju Wen
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:691
  32. Growing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation caused by tuberculosis (TB) may increase the incidence of diabetes. However, the relationship between post-TB pulmonary abnormalities and diabetes has not be...

    Authors: Alison C. Castle, Yumna Moosa, Helgard Claassen, Sheela Shenoi, Itai Magodoro, Jennifer Manne-Goehler, Willem Hanekom, Ingrid V. Bassett, Emily B. Wong and Mark J. Siedner
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:690
  33. Corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an extremely contagious viral infection caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. Understanding the willingness of the community to receive the COVI...

    Authors: Tafese Dejene Jidha, Endayen Deginet, Bereket Tefera, Demisew Amenu, Girma Beressa and Mickiale Hailu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:689
  34. Dengue fever has become a significant worldwide health concern, because of its high morbidity rate and the potential for an increase in mortality rates due to lack of adequate treatment. There is an immediate ...

    Authors: Sajid Ali, Usman Ali, Khushboo Safi, Falak Naz, Muhammad Ishtiaq Jan, Zafar Iqbal, Tahir Ali, Riaz Ullah and Ahmed Bari
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:688
  35. Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is the most common cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Fidaxomicin and fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) are effective, but expensive therapies to treat recurre...

    Authors: Tessel M. van Rossen, Yvette H. van Beurden, Johannes A. Bogaards, Andries E. Budding, Chris J.J. Mulder and Christina M.J.E. Vandenbroucke-Grauls
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:687
  36. Uganda has a sentinel surveillance system in seven high-risk sites to monitor yellow fever (YF) patterns and detect outbreaks. We evaluated the performance of this system from 2017 to 2022.

    Authors: Mercy Wendy Wanyana, Patrick King, Richard Migisha, Benon Kwesiga, Paul Edward Okello, Daniel Kadobera, Lilian Bulage, Joshua Kayiwa, Annet Martha Nankya, Alex Riolexus Ario and Julie R. Harris
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:686
  37. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may lead to serious complications and increased mortality. The outcomes of patients who survive the early disease period are burdened with persistent long-term symptoms and incre...

    Authors: Dawid Lipski, Artur Radziemski, Stanisław Wasiliew, Michał Wyrwa, Ludwina Szczepaniak-Chicheł, Łukasz Stryczyński, Anna Olasińska-Wiśniewska, Tomasz Urbanowicz, Bartłomiej Perek, Andrzej Tykarski and Anna Komosa
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:685
  38. Tuberculous lymphadenitis (TBLN) is an infection of the lymph node caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Histological diagnoses of presumptive patients are often accompanied by cytomorphological features. However...

    Authors: Abay Atnafu, Liya Wassie, Melaku Tilahun, Selfu Girma, Mekdelawit Alemayehu, Abenezer Dereje, Gebeyehu Assefa, Tigist Desta, Haymanot Agize, Emnet Fisseha, Yordanos Mengistu, Kassu Desta and Kidist Bobosha
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:684
  39. Alveolar echinococcosis (AE), caused by the larval forms of Echinococcus multilocularis, is a zoonotic disease affecting the liver, lungs, lymph nodes, kidneys, brain, bones, thyroid, and other organs. Diagnosing...

    Authors: Chuanlin Zhou, Chunhong Li, Zhenfeng Deng, Xuexin Yan, Li Feng, Zhen Yang, Yanyan Lu, Yinglong Shi, Ke Wang, Jing Luo and Jinliang Kong
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:683
  40. Schistosomiasis remains a public health concern worldwide. It is responsible for more than 240 million cases in 78 countries, 40 million of whom are women of childbearing age. In the Senegal River basin, both Sch...

    Authors: Coumba Nar Ndiour, Bruno Senghor, Ousmane Thiam, Souleymane Niang, Amélé Nyedzie Wotodjo, Babacar Thiendella Faye, Ndeye Amy Ndiaye, Omar Sow, Khadime Sylla, Magatte Ndiaye, Oumar Gaye, Babacar Faye, Cheikh Sokhna, Souleymane Doucouré and Doudou Sow
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:682
  41. We aimed to assess serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (25(OH)D3) concentrations in extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) patients and to evaluate the effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on their treatment course.

    Authors: Rasha Eletreby, Aisha Elsharkawy, Rahma Mohamed, Mai Hamed, Eman Kamal Ibrahim and Rabab Fouad
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:681
  42. Aminoglycosides have been a cornerstone of the treatment of nosocomial infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa for over 80 years. However, escalating emergence of resistance poses a significant challenge. The...

    Authors: Nilofar Saeli, Saghar Jafari-Ramedani, Rashid Ramazanzadeh, Maryam Nazari, Amirhossein Sahebkar and Farzad Khademi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:680
  43. There is an increasing disease trend for SARS-COV-2, so need a quick and affordable diagnostic method. It should be highly accurate and save costs compared to other methods. The purpose of this research is to ...

    Authors: Hooman Hanifehpour, Fatemeh Ashrafi, Elham Siasi and Shirzad Fallahi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:679
  44. Sepsis is a frequent cause of admission to intensive care units (ICUs). High mortality rates are estimated globally, and in our country, few studies have reported one-year survival. The objective of this study...

    Authors: Henry Oliveros, Eduardo Tuta-Quintero, Mariana Piñeros, Alexander Guesguan and Luis F. Reyes
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:678
  45. Recent studies on the association between Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection and obesity have reported conflicting results. Therefore, the purpose of our study was to investigate the association of obesity...

    Authors: Danni Chen, Shiling Wang, Wei Yang, Hong Lu and Qian Ren
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:676
  46. Pleural empyema can lead to significant morbidity and mortality despite chest drainage and antibiotic treatment, necessitating novel and minimally invasive interventions. Fusobacterium nucleatum is an obligate...

    Authors: Jingjing Wang, Jing Li, Zhanfei Sun, Shu Zhang, Li Ma, Xiaomei Liu, Xiaoyun Yang, Junqiang Ai, YuanSong, Liang Sun, Xuewen Li, Tao He, Yueyong Xiao, Hongmei Gao and Fei Yuan
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:675

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