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  1. To identify the key infection processes and risk factors in Computed Tomography (CT) examination process within the standard prevention and control measures for the COVID-19 epidemic, aiming to mitigate cross-...

    Authors: Lingzhi Jin, Meiting Ye, Wenhua Lin, Yong Ye, Yen-Ching Chuang, Jin-Yan Luo and Fuqin Tang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:257
  2. The Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) in blood has demonstrated its capability to predict bacteremia in emergency departments, and its association with mortality has been established in patients with sepsis in...

    Authors: Marcus Roldgaard, Thomas Benfield and Sandra Tingsgård
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:255
  3. It is important to identify the relationship between the COVID-19 vaccination status and the prognosis of this disease in hospitalized patients to gain a more accurate picture of their status and the effect of...

    Authors: Mohsen Gholinataj Jelodar, Samaneh Mirzaei, Fatemeh Saghafi, Shahab Rafieian, Soheil Rezaei, Alireza Saatchi, Ziba Dehghani Avare and Mahdie Dehghan Niri
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:254
  4. Tuberculosis in the UK is more prevalent in people with social risk factors– e.g. previous incarceration, homelessness - and in migrants from TB endemic countries. The management of TB infection is part of TB ...

    Authors: Adam Gray, Julian Surey, Martha Veitch, Dee Menezes, John Gibbons, Mark Leonard, Binta Sultan, Hanif Esmail and Al Story
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:252
  5. Self-reported adherence to direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) among persons who inject drugs (PWID) is often an overreport of objectively measured adherence. The association of su...

    Authors: Snehal S. Lopes, Irene Pericot-Valverde, Paula J. Lum, Lynn E. Taylor, Shruti H. Mehta, Judith I. Tsui, Judith Feinberg, Arthur Y. Kim, Brianna L. Norton, Kimberly Page, Cristina Murray-Krezan, Jessica Anderson, Alison Karasz, Julia Arnsten, Phillip Moschella, Moonseong Heo…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:251
  6. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has licensed many antiretroviral medications to treat human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), however, treatment options for people with multi-drug resistant HIV rem...

    Authors: Mohsen Heidary, Saeedeh Shariati, Shima Nourigheimasi, Mona Khorami, Melika Moradi, Moloudsadat Motahar, Parisa Bahrami, Sousan Akrami and Vahab Hassan Kaviar
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:250
  7. PIENTER 3 (P3), conducted in 2016/17, is the most recent of three nationwide serological surveys in the Netherlands. The surveys aim to monitor the effects of the National Immunisation Programme (NIP) by asses...

    Authors: Abigail Postema, José A. Ferreira, Fiona van der Klis, Hester de Melker and Liesbeth Mollema
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:249
  8. Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA) infection has become a major public health concern. The recommendations for monotherapy and combination therapy in the current guidelines lack sufficient evidenc...

    Authors: Jialong Chen, Jing Lin, Jianzhen Weng, Yang Ju and Yanming Li
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:248
  9. Rwanda’s Hepatitis C elimination campaign has relied on mass screening campaigns. An alternative “micro-elimination” strategy focused on specific populations, such as non-communicable disease (NCD) patients, c...

    Authors: Tumusime Musafiri, Innocent Kamali, Casmille Kayihura, Jean de la Paix Gakuru, Francoise Nyirahabihirwe, Esdras Nizeyimana, Pilar Kandamage, Placide Habinshuti, Raymond Sekagarura, Jean Damascene Makuza, Nadine Karema, Janvier Serumondo, Theoneste Ntakirutimana, Jean d’Amour Ndahimana and Dale A. Barnhart
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:247
  10. The incidence of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in uropathogens varies between countries and over time. We aim to study the patterns and potential predictors of AMR among patients with UTIs admitted to the Uro...

    Authors: Marian Shaker, Adel Zaki, Sara Lofty Asser and Iman El Sayed
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:246
  11. BK polyomavirus (BKPyV) infection after kidney transplantation can lead to serious complications such as BKPyV-associated nephropathy (BKPyVAN) and graft loss. The aim of this study was to investigate the inci...

    Authors: Camilla Lorant, Justina Zigmantaviciute, Naima Ali, Ursa Bonnevier, Mattias Tejde, Bengt von Zur-Mühlen, Britt-Marie Eriksson, Anders Bergqvist and Gabriel Westman
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:245
  12. Kaposi Varicelliform Eruptions (KVE), also known as eczema herpeticum, is a rare and potentially life-threatening dermatological condition primarily attributed to herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection, with les...

    Authors: Hassan El-Masry, Safia Essam, Hamed Gaber, Nour Shaheen, Ahmed Abdelbary, Naglaa Mohamed Sayed and Salma Samir Omar
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:244
  13. Tuberculosis(TB) remains a pressing public health challenge, with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) emerging as a major threat. And healthcare authorities require reliable epidemiological evidence as a...

    Authors: Hengliang Lv, Xin Zhang, Xueli Zhang, Junzhu Bai, Shumeng You, Xuan Li, Shenlong Li, Yong Wang, Wenyi Zhang and Yuanyong Xu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:243
  14. Diabetes mellitus (DM) has a direct impact on the clinical manifestation and prognosis of active tuberculosis disease (TB) and is known to increase the chance of developing the condition. We sought to determin...

    Authors: Davis Kibirige, Irene Andia-Biraro, Ronald Olum, Susan Adakun, Stella Zawedde-Muyanja, Christine Sekaggya-Wiltshire and Ivan Kimuli
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:242
  15. People who have coronary artery disease are more likely to develop signs and symptoms of COVID-19 due to their special circumstances. Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (CABG)does not cure the disease but...

    Authors: Yasaman Rezvani Emamzadehashemi, Khashayar Rezvani Emamzadehashemi, Atefeh Ghanbari Khanghah, Ezzat Paryad and Marzieh Jahani Sayad Noveiri
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:241
  16. This study aimed to investigate the clinical characteristics of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome complicated by viral myocarditis (SFTS-VM) and analyze relevant influencing factors.

    Authors: Qian Du, Jin Yu, Qianhui Chen, Xiaoping Chen, Qunqun Jiang, Liping Deng, Anling Li and Yong Xiong
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:240
  17. Hospital admission outcomes for people living with HIV (PLHIV) in resource-limited settings are understudied. We describe in-hospital mortality and associated clinical-demographic factors among PLHIV admitted ...

    Authors: Darius Owachi, Praise Akatukunda, Diana Sarah Nanyanzi, Rogers Katwesigye, Shardrack Wanyina, Martin Muddu, Samuel Kawuma, Nelson Kalema, Charles Kabugo and Fred C. Semitala
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:239
  18. Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, particularly in countries with limited resources. The emergence of drug resistance in mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), pa...

    Authors: Sirak Biset, Milto Teferi, Haylemesikel Alamirew, Biniyam Birhanu, Awoke Dessie, Abebe Aschale, Anmaw Haymanot, Selamu Dejenie, Teshager Gebremedhin, Wondwossen Abebe and Gashaw Adane
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:238
  19. In Kenya, diarrhoeal disease is the third leading cause of child mortality after malaria and pneumonia, accounting for nearly 100 deaths daily. We conducted a cross-sectional study in Mukuru informal settlemen...

    Authors: Susan Kiiru, John Maina, John Njeru Mwaniki, Edinah Songoro and Samuel Kariuki
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:237
  20. Ghana’s mask-wearing compliance with COVID-19 prevention protocols has not been as impressive among the general population. In this study, we examined factors influencing compliance with mask-wearing among pub...

    Authors: Fred Yao Gbagbo, Richmond Opoku and Rosemary Quarcoo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:236
  21. With the global increase in the older population, the proportion of those receiving care in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) has also been increasing. We assessed the epidemiology, antibiotic susceptibility, ...

    Authors: Jin Ju Park, Hyejin Park, Sun Hee Na, Yu Bin Seo and Jacob Lee
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:235
  22. Over a dozen vaccines are in or have completed phase III trials at an unprecedented speed since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. In this review, we aimed to compare and rank th...

    Authors: Xiaodi Wu, Ke Xu, Ping Zhan, Hongbing Liu, Fang Zhang, Yong Song and Tangfeng Lv
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:234
  23. Tuberculosis (TB) is a major cause of mortality worldwide. Children and people living with HIV (PLHIV) have an increased risk of mortality, particularly in the absence of rapid diagnosis. The main challenges o...

    Authors: Lucia Carratala-Castro, Willy Ssengooba, Alex Kay, Sozinho Acácio, Joanna Ehrlich, Andrew R DiNardo, Nosisa Shiba, Joachim K Nsubuga, Shilzia Munguambe, Belén Saavedra-Cervera, Patricia Manjate, Durbbin Mulengwa, Busizwe Sibandze, Mangaliso Ziyane, George Kasule, Edson Mambuque…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:233
  24. The extensive variability and conflicting information in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient data have made it difficult for the medical community to gain a comprehensive understanding and develop clea...

    Authors: Mahetab R. Elhommosani, Masarra M. Sakr, Rania M. Abbas and Khaled M. Aboshanab
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:231
  25. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) was associated with potentially life-threatening complications. Among patients supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), those who underwent HSCT h...

    Authors: Shiqi Guo, Linna Zhang, Chang Gao, Xiaoting Lu, Wei Song, Hui Shen and Qiang Guo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:228
  26. Influenza and flu-like syndromes are difficult to monitor because the symptoms are not specific, laboratory tests are not routinely performed, and diagnosis codes are often lacking or incompletely registered i...

    Authors: Giovanni Fattore, Benedetta Pongiglione and Luigi Vezzosi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:227
  27. Leprosy is an infectious disease with a slow decline in global annual caseload in the past two decades. Active case finding and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) with a single dose of rifampicin (SDR) are recomm...

    Authors: Duane C. Hinders, Anneke T. Taal, Suchitra Lisam, Aymée M. da Rocha, Nand Lal Banstola, Prativa Bhandari, Abhijit Saha, Jugal Kishore, Virginia O. Fernandes, Abu Sufian Chowdhury, Anna T. van ‘t Noordende, Liesbeth Mieras, Jan Hendrik Richardus and Wim H. van Brakel
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:226
  28. Fusobacterium nucleatum (F. nucleatum) belongs to the genus Fusobacterium, which is a gram-negative obligate anaerobic bacterium. Bacteremia associated with F. nucleatum is a serious complication, which is not co...

    Authors: Sumei Wang, Yaqiong Tian, Yujing Wu, Zhen Yu, Jinjuan Zhang, Jiandong Zhang and Shuye Liu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:225
  29. In November 2021, the B.1.1.529 (omicron) variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was detected in South Africa and subsequently rapidly spread around the world. Despite the redu...

    Authors: Kazuhito Sakuramoto, Daiki Wada, Shuhei Maruyama, Takashi Muroya, Fukuki Saito, Yasushi Nakamori and Yasuyuki Kuwagata
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:223
  30. The frequency of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Latin America has decreased considerably. However, new infections continue to be recorded, and the pediatric popula...

    Authors: Beatriz Álvarez Vallejo, Alicia Hernanz Lobo, Itzíar Carrasco García, Tomás Bruno Pérez, Greta Mino-Leon, Judith Rosabel Soffe Pazmiño, Julio Werner Juarez Lorenzana, Tatiana Drummond, Noris Marlene del Socorro Pavía Ruz, María del Rocío Muñoz Hernández, Dulce María Morales Pérez, Dora Estripeaut, Kathia Luciani, Karen Sobeida Erazo Martínez, Luis Guillermo Castaneda Villatoro, Oscar Porras Madrigal…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:222
  31. This study aimed to assess weight gain associated with treatment switching to INSTI-based regimens in people living with HIV (PLWH) and to determine whether it is accompanied by worsening features of hypertens...

    Authors: Omer Maman, Wiessam Abu Ahmad, Ofer Perzon, Keren Mahlab-Guri, Daniel Elbirt and Hila Elinav
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:221
  32. Invasive Aspergillosis (IA) is a life-threatening fungal disease with significant mortality rates. Timely diagnosis and treatment greatly enhance patient outcomes. This study aimed to explore the association b...

    Authors: Elena Shekhova, Fabián Salazar, Alessandra Da Silva Dantas, Tanmoy Chakraborty, Eva L. Wooding, P. Lewis White and Adilia Warris
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:220
  33. In the present study, we aimed to compare the clinical efficacy and safety of omadacycline (OMC) with its comparators for the treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue infections (cSSTIs) in adult patients.

    Authors: Wenxin Liang, Hong Yin, Huiling Chen, Juan Xu and Yun Cai
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:219
  34. Fusobacterium necrophorum (F. necrophorum)-induced necrotizing pneumonia is a rare but severe pulmonary infection. Insufficient microbiological detection methods can lead to diagnostic difficulties.

    Authors: Yang Liu, Ziye Li, Handan Fu, Weiliang Ruan, Hua Wang, Yuhong Ding and Miao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:218
  35. Oral candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In addition, most of these patients suffer from vitamin D deficiency. This study aimed to investigate t...

    Authors: Shabnam Tehrani, Ladan Abbasian, Seyed Ali Dehghan Manshadi, Malihe Hasannezhad, Sara Ghaderkhani, Amirreza Keyvanfar, Azar Darvishi and AmirHossein Aghdaee
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:217
  36. The coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) resulted from an infection by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) which is the main cause of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in gl...

    Authors: Payam Tabarsi, Ali Maleki, Zahra Abtahian, Alieh khabbaz, Zahra Fereydouni, Jahangir Rezaie, Mahsa Tavakoli, Parastoo Yektay Sanati and Mostafa Salehi-Vaziri
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:216
  37. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a major public health disease causing large outbreaks and sporadic cases of acute hepatitis. We investigated an outbreak of HEV infection that occurred in September 2018 in the healt...

    Authors: Marina Prisca de Marguerite Nombot-Yazenguet, Joël Wilfried Doté, Giscard Wilfried Koyaweda, Philippe Armand Zemingui-Bembete, Benjamin Selekon, Ulrich Vickos, Alexandre Manirakiza, Emmanuel Nakoune, Ionela Gouandjika-Vasilache and Narcisse Patrice Joseph Komas
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:215
  38. Application of accumulated experience and management measures in the prevention and control of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has generally depended on the subjective judgment of epidemic intensity, with ...

    Authors: Yuncong Wang, Lihong Wang, Wenhui Ma, Huijie Zhao, Xu Han and Xia Zhao
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:214
  39. The early identification of sepsis presenting a high risk of deterioration is a daily challenge to optimise patient pathway. This is all the most crucial in the prehospital setting to optimize triage and admis...

    Authors: Romain Jouffroy, Florian Négrello, Jean Limery, Basile Gilbert, Stéphane Travers, Emmanuel Bloch-Laine, Patrick Ecollan, Josiane Boularan, Vincent Bounes, Benoit Vivien and Papa Gueye
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:213
  40. We investigated the antibacterial efficacy of Umonium38 and Virkon® against Burkholderia pseudomallei, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) up to 14 days...

    Authors: Soiratchaneekorn Ruanchaiman, Premjit Amornchai, Vanaporn Wuthiekanun, Sayan Langla, Peerapol Maroongruang, Khanh Kim Le and Stuart D. Blacksell
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:212
  41. Within China, Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection remains widely prevalent and one of the major public health problems. There have been only two previous estimates of its prevalence at the population level in Ch...

    Authors: Shuwen Bai, Wen Dang, Wenying Hong, Wenyu Liao and Robert David Smith
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:211
  42. The magnitude of MDR-TB cases was noticeable in Egypt. However, the last national survey was 11-years ago. The current survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of rifampicin resistance among sputum sme...

    Authors: Wagdy Amin, Mohsen Gadallah, Amal Salah and Mervat Rady
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:210
  43. In Japan, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) infections were incorporated into the National Epidemiological Surveillance of Infectious Diseases (NESID) in 2014, necessitating mandatory reporting of all C...

    Authors: Chiaki Ikenoue, Mari Matsui, Yuba Inamine, Daisuke Yoneoka, Motoyuki Sugai and Satowa Suzuki
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:209
  44. Leishmania infantum is the major causative agent of visceral leishmaniasis in Mediterranean regions. Isoenzyme electrophoresis (IE), as a biochemical technique, is applied in the characterization of Leishmania sp...

    Authors: Mostafa Alishvandi¹, Somayeh Bahrami, Sajad Rashidi and Gholamreza Hatam
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:208
  45. Authors: Nandu Goswami, Per Morten Fredriksen, Knut E. A. Lundin, Chidozie Agu, Simiat Olanike Elias, Keolebogile Shirley Motaung, Bianca Brix, Gerhard Cvirn, Harald Sourij, Evelyn Stelzl, Harald H. Kessler, Adam Saloň and Benedicta Nkeh-Chungag
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:207

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  46. Fear of a global public health issue and fresh infection wave in the persistent COVID-19 pandemic has been enflamed by the appearance of the novel variant Omicron BF.7 lineage. Recently, it has been seeing the...

    Authors: Yanhai Wang, Guohui Yu, Jingru Shi, Xiaqing Zhang, Jianxin Huo, Meng Li, Jiaxi Chen, Liyuan Yu, Yan Li, Zhiliang Han, Jianwen Zhang, Xuna Ren, Yujie Wang and Wu Yuntana
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:206
  47. Hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is caused by a variety of enteroviruses, and occurs in large outbreaks in which a small proportion of children deteriorate rapidly with cardiopulmonary failure. Determining w...

    Authors: Le Nguyen Thanh Nhan, Nguyen Thanh Hung, Truong Huu Khanh, Nguyen Thi Thu Hong, Nguyen Thi Han Ny, Le Nguyen Truc Nhu, Do Duong Kim Han, Tingting Zhu, Tran Tan Thanh, Girmaw Abebe Tadesse, David Clifton, H. Rogier Van Doorn, Le Van Tan and C. Louise Thwaites
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:205

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