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  1. Management of cystic echinococcosis (CE) requires knowledge of certain aspects related to the survival of Echinococcus granulosus. The viability of daughter vesicles (DV) is a determining factor in guiding therap...

    Authors: Aymen Trigui, Nahed Khmekhem, Sami Fendri, Rahma Daoud, Amira Akrout, Jihene Trabelsi, Rafik Mzali, Fatma Cheikhrouhou, Ali Ayadi, Chadli Dziri, Mohamed Ben Amar and Saleh Boujelbene
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:43
  2. Authors: Belay Tafa Regassa, Wagi Tosisa, Daniel Eshetu, Degefu Beyene, Abera Abdeta, Abebe Aseffa Negeri, Dejene Shiferaw Teklu, Geremew Tasew, Begna Tulu and Tadesse Awoke
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:40

    The original article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:798

  3. Personalized clinical management of spondylodiscitis (SD) and isolated spinal epidural empyema (ISEE) is challenging due to limited evidence of microbiologic findings and their clinical impact during the clini...

    Authors: Mido Max Hijazi, Timo Siepmann, Ibrahim El-Battrawy, Percy Schröttner, Dino Podlesek, Gabriele Schackert, Tareq A Juratli, Ilker Y Eyüpoglu and Andreas Filis
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:39
  4. Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are a major global health burden due to their high morbidity and mortality. This retrospective study described the epidemiology of respiratory pathogens in adults over a 5-y...

    Authors: Audrey K. Grech, Chuan T. Foo, Eldho Paul, Ar K. Aung and Christiaan Yu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:38
  5. The health crisis due to Covid-19 led to the search for therapeutics that could improve the evolution of the disease. Remdesivir, an antiviral that interferes with viral replication, was one of the first to be...

    Authors: Jessica Figueredo, Lorena Fontclara Lopez, Belinda Figueredo Leguizamon, Margarita Samudio, Marcelo Pederzani, Federico Fretes Apelt, Patricia Añazco, Ricardo Caballero and Hugo Bianco
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:37
  6. The purpose of this study is to analyze the influencing factors associated with Long-COVID in patients infected with Omicron variant of COVID-19 in Changchun City, Jilin Province, China three months after disc...

    Authors: Hang Shang, Tianying Chang, Wei Yang, Li Shi, Shaodan Hu, Lin Tian, Jixiang Ren, Tan Wang, Jian Wang, Jiajuan Guo and Yingzi Cui
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:36
  7. In recent years, Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex (ABC) infections have attracted attention, mainly because of the impact of carbapenem-resistant isolates in hospital-acquired infections. However, ac...

    Authors: Bérénice Souhail, Maxime Danjean, Mélanie Mercier-Darty, Giuliana Amaddeo, Anna Sessa, Vincent Fihman, Adrien Galy, Paul Louis Woerther and Raphaël Lepeule
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:35
  8. In the first reported cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, people living with HIV (PLHIV) suffered weight loss, which was an independent predictor of mortality. Highly active antiretroviral t...

    Authors: Sarah Almeida Cordeiro, Tainá Costa Pereira Lopes, Antonio Luiz Boechat and Roberta Lins Gonçalves
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:34
  9. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is the most common cause of acute viral hepatitis worldwide with major prevalence in the developing countries and can cause extrahepatic disease including the nervous system. Central ne...

    Authors: Manman Cui, Wei Sun, Yuan Xue, Jiangnan Yang and Tianmin Xu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:33
  10. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition caused by an excessive inflammatory response to an infection, associated with high mortality. However, the regulatory mechanism of sepsis remains unclear.

    Authors: Pingping Liang, Yongjian Wu, Siying Qu, Muhammad Younis, Wei Wang, Zhilong Wu and Xi Huang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:32
  11. It is estimated that more than 4% of the causes of inpatient deaths in 2017 were due to diarrheal diseases. The current study is aimed to provide pooled prevalence of microorganisms causing diarrhea among Suda...

    Authors: MM Badawi, MA SalahEldin, AB Idris, EB Idris and SG Mohamed
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:30
  12. There is no systematic review on the prevalence of HIV drug resistance (HIVDR) in Iran. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of HIVDR among people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Iran. We assessed HIVDR prevalence i...

    Authors: Hossein Mirzaei, Sana Eybpoosh, Fatemeh Mehrabi, Mohammad Reza Shojaei, Ali Mirzazadeh, Mehrdad Khezri, Naser Nasiri and Hamid Sharifi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:29
  13. More efficient and convenient diagnostic method is a desperate need to reduce the burden of tuberculosis (TB). This study explores the multiple cytokines secretion based on QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus (QFT-Plus),...

    Authors: Lifan Zhang, Zhengrong Yang, Fengying Wu, Qiping Ge, Yueqiu Zhang, Dongyu Li, Mengqiu Gao and Xiaoqing Liu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:28
  14. Dyslipidemia is responsible for more than half of the global ischemic heart disease (IHD) and more than 4 million deaths annually. Assessing the prevalence of dyslipidemia can be crucial in predicting the futu...

    Authors: Ousman Mohammed, Ermiyas Alemayehu, Habtu Debash, Melaku Ashagrie Belete, Alemu Gedefie, Mihret Tilahun, Hussen Ebrahim and Daniel Gebretsadik Weldehanna
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:27
  15. Disseminated Cryptococcosis infection typically occurs in immunocompromised patients, often manifested as pneumonia or meningoencephalitis. Cases with involvement of either prostate or adrenal glands are less ...

    Authors: Liu Baomo, Zeng Guofen, Dong Jie, Xie Liu, Chen Shuru and Liu Jing
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:26
  16. Antivirals have been given widely for patients with COVID-19 breakthrough in Asian countries, creating a “black market” for unapproved and unprescribed medications. More evidence is needed to clarify the benef...

    Authors: Hong Tham Pham, Tuong-Anh Mai-Phan, Kim-Huong Truong-Nguyen and Minh-Hoang Tran
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:25
  17. The first local outbreak of Delta Variant B.1.617.2 COVID-19 of China occurred in Guangzhou city, south China, in May 2021. This study analyzed the transmission chains and local cluster characteristics of this...

    Authors: Chun Chen, Ke Li, Yong Huang, Chaojun Xie, Zongqiu Chen, Wenhui Liu, Hang Dong, Shujun Fan, Lirui Fan, Zhoubin Zhang and Lei Luo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:24
  18. The repercussions of the syphilis epidemic differ according to populations. Identifying and acknowledging the differences and specificities of populations is fundamental in the design and implementation of pol...

    Authors: Ellen Christiane Correa Pinho, José Jorge da Silva Galvão, Aline Maria Pereira Cruz Ramos, Cintia Yolette Urbano Pauxis Aben-Athar, Richardson Augusto Rosendo da Silva, Carlos Leonardo Figueiredo Cunha, Eliã Pinheiro Botelho and Glenda Roberta Oliveira Naiff Ferreira
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:23
  19. Dengue fever (DF) is a significant public health concern in Burkina Faso, particularly in the Central Region, previously endemic for malaria. However, limited research has focused on dengue prevalence and asso...

    Authors: Jean Claude Romaric Pingdwindé Ouédraogo, Sylvain Ilboudo, Tegwindé Rebeca Compaoré, Prosper Bado, Mathieu Nitiéma, Wendlasida Thomas Ouédraogo, Salfo Ouédraogo, Mohamadi Zeba, Alix Tougma, Geoffroy Gueswindé Ouédraogo, Noufou Ouédraogo, Sylvin Ouédraogo and Léon Gueswendé Blaise Savadogo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:22
  20. France implemented a combination of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to manage the COVID-19 pandemic between September 2020 and June 2021. These included a lockdown in the fall 2020 – the second since t...

    Authors: Chiara E. Sabbatini, Giulia Pullano, Laura Di Domenico, Stefania Rubrichi, Shweta Bansal and Vittoria Colizza
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:21
  21. Severe pneumonia frequently causes irreversible sequelae and represents a major health burden for children under the age of 5. Matrix Metallopeptidase 9 (MMP9) is a zinc-dependent endopeptidase that is involve...

    Authors: Li Cai, Xiaoyu Zuo, Liuheyi Ma, Yuxia Zhang, Falin Xu and Bingtai Lu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:19
  22. Vaccination is a primary prevention approach to preventing disease by disconnecting the transmission chain. The current study utilized a BASNEF model framework to identify factors influencing subsequent doses ...

    Authors: Majid Barati, Hanieh Jormand, Salman Khazaei, Saeed Bashirian, Mohadeseh Sadri and Maryam Afshari
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:18
  23. An assessment of the factors that interfere with serum levels and the persistence of anti-SARs-CoV-2 IgG antibodies is essential in order to estimate the risk of reinfection and to plan vaccination. We analyze...

    Authors: Marta Iglis de Oliveira, Melayne Rocha Aciole, Patrícia Areias Feitosa Neves, Vitor Palmares Oliveira e Silva, Marcelo Palmares Oliveira e Silva, Virginia Maria Barros de Lorena and Paulo Sérgio Ramos de Araújo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:17
  24. Considering the rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak, WHO has declared a global health emergency. Still in the category of being endemic, the monkeypox disease shares numerous clinical characters with smallpox...

    Authors: Tahir Munir, Maaz Khan, Salman Arif Cheema, Fiza Khan, Ayesha Usmani and Mohsin Nazir
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:16
  25. Viral hepatitis is a significant health concern among indigenous population in the Americas. In Brazil, reports find high endemicity of HBV and HDV infections has been reported in several indigenous groups. Ho...

    Authors: Mariana Pinheiro Alves Vasconcelos, Juan Camilo Sánchez-Arcila, Luciana Peres, Paulo Sérgio Fonseca de Sousa, Júlio Castro-Alves, Hermano Gomes Albuquerque, Maria Cássia Mendes-Correa, Marilza Maia-Herzog, Lia Laura Lewis-Ximenez, Lívia Melo Villar and Joseli Oliveira-Ferreira
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:15
  26. Nosocomial infections have gradually become an emerging threat to the healthcare system over the past decades and have been attributed to poor decontamination of hospital articles and weak antibacterial stewar...

    Authors: Evans Thompson, Akua Tutuwaa Badu, Emmanuella Abban, Evelyn Baawa Eyeson, Leslie Larry Afutu, Bless Amankwaah, Suzzana Dickson Buabeng, Abigail Agyen Frimpong, Alberta Serwah Anning and George Ghartey-Kwansah
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:14
  27. Lophomonas blattarum is a rare protozoan that causes opportunistic infections, and the co-infection of lophomonas with tuberculosis and human hydatidosis is a serious public problem in the co-endemic areas of dev...

    Authors: Mohammad Hadi Tajik Jalayeri, Rahmat Allah Sharifi far, Narges Lashkarbolouk and Mahdi Mazandarani
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:11
  28. Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) of vancomycin is widely recommended for clinical treatment. Due to the complexity of 24-h area under the curve (AUC) guided vancomycin monitoring in clinical practice, the van...

    Authors: Xiaowu Zhang, Yulin Wu and Donghao Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:10
  29. Low-level viremia (LLV) has been identified as a potential precursor to virologic failure (VF), yet its clinical implications, particularly within the context of Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitors (INSTIs)-b...

    Authors: Xiaojie Lao, Hanxi Zhang, Meiju Deng, Qun Li, Qing Xiao, Lin He, Liying Ma, Aqian Song, Xuelei Liang, Fengting Yu, Hongxin Zhao and Fujie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:8
  30. About 8% of TB cases worldwide are estimated to have rifampicin-susceptible, isoniazid-resistant tuberculosis (Hr-TB), ranging from 5 to 11% regions. However, Hr-TB has not received much attention while compar...

    Authors: Lijie Zhang, Xiqin Han, Qiping Ge, Wei Shu, Yuxian Sun, Jingtao Gao, Shiheng Xie, Jingping Wang and Weiwei Gao
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:7
  31. Weeksella virosa pneumonia is an infection that has been described as a healthcare-associated infection. This is a rare gram-negative anaerobic bacterium associated with the use of mechanical ventilation for a...

    Authors: Luis Alberto de la Fuente García Peña, Alan Ulises Mendoza García, Josué Eli Villegas-Dominguez, Félix Guillermo Márquez Celedonio, Hugo Arana Vidal and Karime Azuara Díaz
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:6
  32. China is a country burdened with a high incidence of both tuberculosis (TB) and HIV, Paradoxical tuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (TB-IRIS) is an important early complication...

    Authors: Honghong Yang, Qian Liu, Yushan Wu, Kun He, Qin Zeng and Min Liu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:5
  33. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) drug prophylaxis, including post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), has not yet been generally recognized and accepted by the whole society in Ch...

    Authors: Jingkun Hu, Wenting Kang, Jiahuan Guo, Jie Xu, Fan Lyu and Guang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:4
  34. Remdesivir (RDV) is an antiviral agent approved for the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); however, is not recommended for patients with renal impairment. Due to limitations associated with pros...

    Authors: Eunmi Yang, Han Zo Choi, Subin Kim, Dong Hyun Oh, Mi Young Ahn, Sinyoung Ham, Eunyoung Lee, Jaehyun Jeon, Min-Kyung Kim, Hee-Chang Jang, Sang-Won Park and Jae-Phil Choi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:3
  35. In the context of increasing population aging, ongoing drug-resistant pathogens and the COVID-19 epidemic, the changes in the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of patients with pneumonia remain uncl...

    Authors: Yun Li, Zhufeng Wang, Lunfang Tan, Lina Liang, Shuyi Liu, Jinhai Huang, Junfeng Lin, Kang Peng, Zihui Wang, Qiasheng Li, Wenhua Jian, Baosong Xie, Yi Gao and Jinping Zheng
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:2
  36. As the population acquires immunity through vaccination and natural infection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), understanding the intrinsic severity of coronavirus disease (COVID...

    Authors: Boyeong Ryu, Eunjeong Shin, Dong Hwi Kim, HyunJu Lee, So Young Choi, Seong-Sun Kim, Il-Hwan Kim, Eun-Jin Kim, Sangwon Lee, Jaehyun Jeon, Donghyok Kwon and Sungil Cho
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2024 24:1
  37. Coxiella burnetii, an intracellular pathogen, serves as the causative agent of zoonotic Q fever. This pathogen presents a significant threat due to its potential for airborne transmission, environmental persisten...

    Authors: Mansoor Kodori, Jafar Amani and Ali Ahmadi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:902
  38. The differential diagnosis between tuberculous meningitis (TBM) and viral meningitis (VM) or bacterial meningitis (BM) remains challenging in clinical practice, particularly in resource-limited settings. This ...

    Authors: Qiang Liu, Meiling Cao, Na Shao, Yixin Qin, Lu Liu, Qing Zhang and Xiao Yang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:901
  39. There is evidence that during the COVID pandemic, a number of patient and HCW infections were nosocomial. Various measures were put in place to try to reduce these infections including developing asymptomatic ...

    Authors: Bethany Heath, Stephanie Evans, David S. Robertson, Julie V. Robotham, Sofía S. Villar and Anne M. Presanis
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:900
  40. Klebsiella pneumoniae is a pathogen that often infects patients in clinical practice. Due to its high virulent and drug resistance, infected patients are difficult to treat. In clinical practice, Klebsiella pn...

    Authors: Xu Wang, Ting Li, Lu Zhou, Fan Tu, Xiaohong Rui, Ze Xu, Jun Liu and Futao Cao
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:899
  41. Authors: Anna S. Gladkikh, Thang M. Cao, Ekaterina O. Klyuchnikova, Manh H. Dao, Alena A. Sharova, Vasilina D. Melnichenko, Margarita R. Popova, Tatiana V. Arbuzova, Valeriya A. Sbarzaglia, Nadezhda A. Tsyganova, Edward Ramsay and Vladimir G. Dedkov
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:898

    The original article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:806

  42. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease that can spread very rapidly with important public health impacts. The prediction of the important factors related to the patient's infectious diseases i...

    Authors: Amin Mansoori, Nafiseh Hosseini, Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Malihe Aghasizadeh, Susan Drroudi, Toktam Sahranavard, Hanie Salmani Izadi, Amirhossein Amiriani, Ehsan Mosa Farkhani, Gordon A. Ferns, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan, Mohsen Moohebati and Habibollah Esmaily
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:897

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