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  1. This study adopted complete meteorological indicators, including eight items, to explore their impact on hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) in Fuzhou, and predict the incidence of HFMD through the long short...

    Authors: Hansong Zhu, Si Chen, Rui Liang, Yulin Feng, Aynur Joldosh, Zhonghang Xie, Guangmin Chen, Lingfang Li, Kaizhi Chen, Yuanyuan Fang and Jianming Ou
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:299
  2. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has a significant influence on the access to healthcare services. This study aimed to understand the views and experiences of people living with HIV (PLHIV) about barrie...

    Authors: Nelsensius Klau Fauk, Hailay Abrha Gesesew, Alfonsa Liquory Seran and Paul Russell Ward
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:296
  3. Decision-makers impose COVID-19 mitigations based on public health indicators such as reported cases, which are sensitive to fluctuations in supply and demand for diagnostic testing, and hospital admissions, w...

    Authors: Kok Ben Toh, Manuela Runge, Reese AK Richardson, Thomas J Hladish and Jaline Gerardin
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:287
  4. Shorter duration of symptoms before remdesivir has been associated with better outcomes. Our goal was to evaluate variables associated with the need of ICU admission in a cohort of hospitalized patients for CO...

    Authors: Rodrigo Alonso-Navarro, Margarita Ramírez, Mar Masiá, Roger Paredes, Rocío Montejano, Marina Povar-Echeverria, Jordi Carratalà, Miguel Salavert, Enrique Bernal, Carlos Dueñas, Juan Flores, Francisco Fanjul, Isabel Gutiérrez, Verónica Rico, Lourdes Mateu, Julen Cadiñanos…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:286
  5. Vogesella species are common aquatic Gram-negative rods that were first reported in 1997. Vogesella urethralis bacterium was first isolated from human urine in 2020. Only two cases of disease caused by Vogesella ...

    Authors: Hironari Matsuda, Isana Katayama, Takayasu Watanabe, Arisa Komatsu, Naoko Iwakami, Yukiko Goto, Misako Suzuki, Shin-ichiro Iwakami and Kazuhisa Takahashi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:285
  6. This study aimed to develop and validate a machine learning algorithm-based model for predicting invasive Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess syndrome(IKPLAS) in diabetes mellitus and compare the performance o...

    Authors: Chengyi Feng, Jia Di, Shufang Jiang, Xuemei Li and Fei Hua
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:284
  7. Lyme neuroborreliosis (LNB), due to infection of the nervous system by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, occurs in 15% of Lyme disease cases. However, neurovascular involvement is uncommon, especially recurren...

    Authors: Stanislas Riescher, Amélie Dos Santos, Raphaël Lecomte, Cédric Lenoble and Benoit Guillon
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:283
  8. Longitudinal data are lacking to compare booster effects of Delta breakthrough infection versus third vaccine dose on neutralizing antibodies (NAb) against Omicron.

    Authors: Shohei Yamamoto, Kouki Matsuda, Kenji Maeda, Yusuke Oshiro, Natsumi Inamura, Tetsuya Mizoue, Maki Konishi, Junko S. Takeuchi, Kumi Horii, Mitsuru Ozeki, Haruhito Sugiyama, Hiroaki Mitsuya, Wataru Sugiura and Norio Ohmagari
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:282
  9. Uncomplicated urinary tract infections (uUTIs/acute cystitis) are among the most common infections in women worldwide. There are differences in uUTI treatment guidelines between countries and understanding the...

    Authors: Megan O’Brien, Alen Marijam, Fanny S. Mitrani-Gold, Laura Terry, Gavin Taylor-Stokes and Ashish V. Joshi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:281
  10. Home storage of antimicrobials is a worldwide practice. Irrational storage and inappropriate use of antimicrobials should get special attention in low-income countries due to limited information, knowledge, an...

    Authors: Endalew Gebeyehu and Misgan Ararsie
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:278
  11. Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae are by far the most public health and urgent clinical problems with antibiotic resistance. They cause longer hospital stays, more expensive medical care, and greater ...

    Authors: Ermiyas Alemayehu, Temesgen Fiseha, Alemu Gedefie, Nuhamin Alemayehu Tesfaye, Hussen Ebrahim, Endris Ebrahim, Mesfin Fiseha, Habtye Bisetegn, Ousman Mohammed, Mihret Tilahun, Daniel Gebretsadik, Habtu Debash and Mengistie Yirsaw Gobezie
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:277
  12. C-reactive protein (CRP) is an inflammatory protein used in clinical practice to identify and monitor inflammatory and infectious processes. Recent data suggest CRP might be useful in guiding antibiotic therap...

    Authors: Raphael Figuiredo Dias, Ana Clara Rivetti Bitencourt de Paula, Ursula Gramiscelli Hasparyk, Marcos de Oliveira Rabelo Bassalo Coutinho, João Rafael Assis Alderete, Júlia Chihondo Kanjongo, Renata Aguiar Menezes Silva, Nathalia Sernizon Guimarães, Ana Cristina Simões e Silva and Vandack Nobre
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:276
  13. Toxocara infection is one of the most common neglected infections of poverty and a helminthiasis of global importance. Traditional diagnostic methods such as antibodies detection in serum samples are limited due ...

    Authors: Mohammad Zibaei, Zahra Hatami, Farzaneh Firoozeh, Fatemeh Bakhshipour, Abolfazl Miahipour, Alireza Soleimani and Elham Shokri
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:275
  14. Investigation of risk factors for the presence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) in inpatients on surgical wards and associated intensive care units of a German tertiary care hospital.

    Authors: Philip MacKenzie, Jacqueline Färber, Marius Post, Torben Esser, Lukas Bechmann, Siegfried Kropf, Roland Croner and Gernot Geginat
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:274
  15. Certain bacterial infectious diseases are categorized as notifiable infectious diseases in China. Understanding the time-varying epidemiology of bacterial infections diseases can provide scientific evidence to...

    Authors: Yuliang Zhu, Shenghong Lin, Shuaibing Dong, Cuihong Zhang, Lusha Shi, Xiang Ren, Zhongjie Li, Liping Wang and Liqun Fang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:273
  16. The renal involvement of brucellosis is not common. Here we reported a rare case of chronic brucellosis accompanied by nephritic syndrome, acute kidney injury, the coexistence of cryoglobulinemia and antineutr...

    Authors: Xu Yang, Congcong Jiao, Xiaomei Liu, Yongzhe Zhang, Hua Zhou and Yanqiu Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:272
  17. Septic thrombophlebitis (STP) of the lower extremities caused by foreign bodies is rare in the clinic, and the symptoms are serious. If the correct treatment is not implemented as soon as possible, the patient...

    Authors: Guofu Zheng, Daoxiong Xiao, Hailiang Xie, Minggui Lai, Bo Ye and Xiaochun Liu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:271
  18. Noroviruses are a leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) worldwide. The geographical characteristics of norovirus outbreaks in Beijing and their influencing factors remain unknown. This study aimed to ex...

    Authors: Yanwei Chen, Baiwei Liu, Yu Wang, Yewu Zhang, Hanqiu Yan, Weihong Li, Lingyu Shen, Yi Tian, Lei Jia, Daitao Zhang, Peng Yang, Zhiyong Gao and Quanyi Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:270
  19. Staphyococcus lugudnensis (S. lugdunensis) is one of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species with a potential to cause invasive infections. Few studies have evaluated the characteristics and outcomes of patient...

    Authors: Satomi Yukawa, Taro Noguchi, Koh Shinohara, Yasuhiro Tsuchido, Masaki Yamamoto, Yasufumi Matsumura and Miki Nagao
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:269
  20. Most countries have enacted some restrictions to reduce social contacts to slow down disease transmission during the COVID-19 pandemic. For nearly two years, individuals likely also adopted new behaviours to a...

    Authors: Kerry L. M. Wong, Amy Gimma, Pietro Coletti, Christel Faes, Philippe Beutels, Niel Hens, Veronika K. Jaeger, Andre Karch, Helen Johnson, WJohn Edmunds and Christopher I. Jarvis
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:268
  21. Enteric fever is an acute systemic infectious disease associated with substantial morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), with a global burden of 14.3 million cases. Cases of enteri...

    Authors: Seema Irfan, Zahra Hasan, Farah Qamar, Najia Ghanchi, Javaria Ashraf, Akbar Kanji, Safina Abdul Razzak, David Greig, Satheesh Nair and Rumina Hasan
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:267

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:346

  22. Opportunistic infection is an under-recognized complication of Cushing’s syndrome, with infection due to atypical mycobacterium rarely reported. Mycobacterium szulgai commonly presents as pulmonary infection, wit...

    Authors: Haiyan Ye, Vanessa C. Harris, Kelvin Hei-Yeung Chiu, Shuang Chen, Fanfan Xing, Linlin Sun, Chaowen Deng, Jin Yang, Jasper Fuk-Woo Chan and Kwok-Yung Yuen
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:266
  23. Viral acute gastroenteritis (AG) is detected worldwide annually. Outbreaks caused by viruses associated with gastroenteritis have been reported repeatedly at the same facilities in Yokohama, Japan over several...

    Authors: Makoto Kumazaki and Shuzo Usuku
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:265
  24. This study aimed to identify the related risk factors and potential predictors of SARS-CoV-2 RNA negative conversion by describing the dynamics of viral shedding in infected children admitted to two hospitals ...

    Authors: Yan Yang, Yannan You, Yazun Liu, Lina Geng, Lirong Huang, Huan Zhou, Xiang Piao, Xiao Liu, Mingyun Wu, Yajuan Wang, Lili Zhou, Peng Wang, Shiping Shen, Mingge Hu, Zhaopeng Han and Zheng Xue
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:264
  25. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major nosocomial pathogen that causes severe morbidity and mortality worldwide. For the establishment of national strategies to combat MRSA infection in eac...

    Authors: Ahmed Azzam, Heba Khaled, Maha Mosa, Neveen Refaey, Mohammed AlSaifi, Sarah Elsisi, Fatma Khaled Elagezy and May Mohsen
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:263
  26. Index-linked HIV testing for children, whereby HIV testing is offered to children of individuals living with HIV, has the potential to identify children living with undiagnosed HIV. The “Bridging the Gap in HI...

    Authors: Stefanie Dringus, Katherine Davis, Victoria Simms, Sarah Bernays, Nicol Redzo, Tsitsi Bandason, Rudo Chikodzore, Edwin Sibanda, Karen Webb, Getrude Ncube, Katharina Kranzer, Rashida A. Ferrand and Chido Dziva Chikwari
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:262
  27. In countries with intermediate or high hepatitis B virus (HBV) endemicity, mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) represents the main route of chronic HBV infection. There is a paucity of information on HBV MTCT ...

    Authors: Bunthen E, Ko Ko, Rattana Kim, Shintaro Nagashima, Serge Ouoba, Md Razeen Ashraf Hussain, Tomoki Sato, Channarena Chuon, Kanon Abe, Aya Sugiyama, Kazuaki Takahashi, Tomoyuki Akita, Rathavy Tung, Vichit Ork, Md. Shafiqul Hossain, Vonthanak Saphonn…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:261
  28. Cryptosporidium is recognized as a significant pathogen of diarrhea disease in immunocompromised hosts, and studies have shown that Cryptosporidium infection is high in solid organ transplantation (SOT) patients ...

    Authors: Xin Tie, Zhongwei Zhang, Ran Zhou, Yi Li, Jinmei Xu and Wanhong Yin
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:260
  29. Viral reactivations and co-infections have been reported among COVID-19 patients. However, studies on the clinical outcomes of different viral reactivations and co-infections are currently in limit. Thus, the ...

    Authors: Jenny Yeon Hee Kim, Martin Ragusa, Fernando Tortosa, Ana Torres, Lionel Gresh, Jairo Andres Méndez-Rico, Carlos Arturo Alvarez-Moreno, Thiago Costa Lisboa, Sandra Liliana Valderrama-Beltrán, Sylvain Aldighieri and Ludovic Reveiz
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:259
  30. Sotrovimab, a monoclonal antibody with efficacy against SARS-CoV-2 including certain Omicron variants, has been used in treatment of mild-moderate COVID-19. Limited data exists regarding its use in pregnant wo...

    Authors: Jessica J. Tuan, Manas Sharma, Jehanzeb Kayani, Matthew W. Davis, Dayna McManus, Jeffrey E. Topal and Onyema Ogbuagu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:258
  31. This study evaluated the effect of revisions to existing peer-counselor services, called Mentor Mothers (MM), at maternal and child health clinics on medication adherence for women living with HIV (WLWH) in Ke...

    Authors: Bruce A. Larson, Isaac Tsikhutsu, Margaret Bii, Nafisa Halim, Patricia Agaba, William Sugut, Jane Muli and Fredrick Sawe
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:257
  32. Which antimicrobial agents provide the optimal efficacy, safety, and tolerability for the empirical treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infection (cIAI) remains unclear but is paramount in the context of ...

    Authors: Wenqiang Kong, Ting Deng, Shiqin Li, Yunfeng Shu and Yanyan Wu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:256
  33. Antibacterial resistance is a growing concern worldwide, including in Mozambique. Diarrhea is an important cause of mortality in Mozambique, yet few local studies have reported on the resistance of bacterial p...

    Authors: Delfina F Hlashwayo, Emília V Noormahomed, Leonilde Bahule, Constance A Benson, Robert T Schooley, Betuel Sigaúque, Kim E Barrett and Custódio G Bila
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:255
  34. To reduce the burden from the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, federal and state local governments implemented restrictions such as limitations on gatherings, restaurant dining, and travel, and recommen...

    Authors: Brooke L. Lappe, Mary E. Wikswo, Anita K. Kambhampati, Sara A. Mirza, Jacqueline E. Tate, Alicia N. M. Kraay and Ben A. Lopman
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:254
  35. In many countries tuberculosis (TB) remains a highly prevalent disease and a major contributor to infectious disease mortality. The fight against TB requires surveillance of the population of strains circulati...

    Authors: Lidia Żukowska, Daria Zygała-Pytlos, Katarzyna Struś, Anna Zabost, Monika Kozińska, Ewa Augustynowicz-Kopeć, Jarosław Dziadek and Alina Minias
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:253
  36. The World Health Organization recommends changing the first-line antimicrobial treatment for gonorrhoea when ≥ 5% of Neisseria gonorrhoeae cases fail treatment or are resistant. Susceptibility to ceftriaxone, the...

    Authors: Julien Riou, Christian L. Althaus, Hester Allen, Michelle J. Cole, Yonatan H. Grad, Janneke C. M. Heijne, Magnus Unemo and Nicola Low
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:252
  37. Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) can impair pulmonary function (PF), especially in the elderly. The risk factors associated with the severity of PF impairment in the elderly with pulmonary TB remain unclear. Hence,...

    Authors: Meiyan He, Xiaoming Yang, Zunjing Zhang and Zhongda Liu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:251
  38. Chronic wounds are frequently colonized or infected with multiple bacterial or fungal species, which can both promote or inhibit each other. Network analyses are helpful to understand the interplay of these sp...

    Authors: Sarah Sandmann, Jonathan Vas Nunes, Martin P. Grobusch, Maxwell Sesay, Martin A. Kriegel, Julian Varghese and Frieder Schaumburg
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:250

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:357

  39. Evidence revealed that age could affect immune responses in patients with the acute respiratory syndrome of coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. This study investigated the impact of age on immune responses, ...

    Authors: Mitra Abbasifard, Ali Hasani Fakhrabadi, Fatemeh Bahremand and Hossein Khorramdelazad
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:248
  40. Infections are major causes of disease in cancer patients and pose a major obstacle to the success of cancer care. The global rise of antimicrobial resistance threatens to make these obstacles even greater and...

    Authors: Anders Skyrud Danielsen, Léa Franconeri, Samantha Page, Anders Eivind Myhre, Ragnhild Agathe Tornes, Oliver Kacelnik and Jørgen Vildershøj Bjørnholt
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:247
  41. Balamuthia granulomatous amoebic encephalitis (GAE) is a peculiar parasitic infectious disease of the central nervous system, about 39% of the infected Balamuthia GAE patients were found to be immunocompromised a...

    Authors: Jun Liu, Wenjun Zhang, Shanlian Wu, Tianxiang Zeng, Fei Luo, Qiuhua Jiang and Ruijin Yang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:245
  42. Some species of Mollicutes have been associated with different pathologies of the urogenital tract in humans, with a high prevalence among adult men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW). Howeve...

    Authors: Valdiele de Jesus Salgado, Caio Marcellus Pereira de Abreu Oliveira, Ágatha Morgana Bertoti da Silva, Henrique Inácio Lima de Brito, Danielle Souto de Medeiros, Fabiane Soares, Laio Magno, Inês Dourado, Guilherme Barreto Campos and Lucas Miranda Marques
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:244
  43. A highly accurate, rapid, and low-cost COVID-19 test is essential for guiding isolation measures. To date, the most widely used tests are either nucleic acid amplification tests or antigen tests. The objective...

    Authors: Mohamad Rani Hassoun, Nathan T. Kudlapur, Grace M. Chen, Jenna Green-Ross and Ashlesha Patel
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:243
  44. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia is a major concern in the global healthcare system. However, data from Asian regions dealing with the singularity of this infection in older persons i...

    Authors: Kejal Hasmukharay, Soo Tein Ngoi, Nor Izzati Saedon, Kit Mun Tan, Hui Min Khor, Ai Vyrn Chin, Maw Pin Tan, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Nuryana binti Idris, Wen Kiong Niek, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Shahrul Bahyah binti Kamaruzzaman and Sasheela Sri La Sri Ponnampalavanar
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:241
  45. Men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) are disproportionately affected by HIV, with much higher incidence and prevalence rates than in the general population in different countries. There ...

    Authors: Gustavo Machado Rocha, Raissa Carolina Fonseca Cândido, Nathália Pacífico de Carvalho, Emilly Gabrielly Araujo Carvalho, Alícia Amanda Moreira Costa, Ives Vieira Machado, Marcos Paulo da Cruz Pimenta, José Anastácio de Paula Júnior, Mark Drew Crosland Guimarães and Cristiane Aparecida Menezes de Pádua
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:240
  46. In this case report, we describe two unusual presentations of varicella-zoster virus (VZV) reactivation without rash, a condition known as Zoster Sine Herpete (ZSH). In Case 1, a 58-year-old woman presented wi...

    Authors: Yilin Yang, Talha Mahmood, Afsheen H. Siddiqui and Muhammad A. Aziz
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:239
  47. After completion of TB treatment patients may remain at risk of co-morbidity and mortality. We determined the survival and predictors of all-cause mortality after completing TB treatment among ART-experienced ...

    Authors: Ivan Lumu, Joseph Musaazi, Aggrey Semeere, Ian Handel and Barbara Castelnuovo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:238

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