June 29, 2012

Latest Article Alert from BMC Infectious Diseases

The latest articles from BMC Infectious Diseases, published between 29-May-2012 and 28-Jun-2012

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Study protocol
Immediate versus conditional treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection - a randomized-controlled comparative effectiveness study in general practices
Gagyor I, Hummers-Pradier E, Kochen MM, Schmiemann G, Wegscheider K, Bleidorn J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:146 (28 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/146/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-146.pdf

Research article
Antiseptics and disinfectants for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis: a systematic review
Verstraelen H, Verhelst R, Roelens K, Temmerman M
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:148 (28 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/148/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-148.pdf

Research article
Mean CD4 cell count changes in patients failing a first-line antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings
Calmy A, Balestre E, Bonnet F, Boulle A, Sprinz EE, Wood R, Delaporte E, Messou E, McIntyre J, Marhoum El Filaili K, Schechter M, Kumarasamy N, Bangsberg D, McPhail P, Van Der Borght S, Zala C, Egger M, Thiébaut R, Dabis F
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:147 (28 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/147/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-147.pdf

Research article
Predictors of human papillomavirus infection in women undergoing routine cervical cancer screening in Spain: the CLEOPATRE study
Roura E, Iftner T, Vidart J, Krüger Kjaer S, Bosch F, Muñoz N, Palacios S, San Martin Rodriguez M, Morillo C, Serradell L, Torcel-Pagnon L, Cortes J, Castellsagué X, Study Group C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:145 (26 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/145/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-145.pdf

Research article
Systemic biomarkers of inflammation and haemostasis in patients with chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis
Rødland E, Ueland T, Bjørnsen S, Sagen E, Dahl C, Naalsund A, Mollnes T, Brosstad FR, Müller F, Aukrust P, Frøland SS
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:144 (25 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/144/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-144.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22731696

Research article
Factors associated with non-adherence to Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) to malaria in a rural population from holoendemic region of western Kenya
Onyango EO, Ayodo G, Watsierah CA, Were T, Okumu W, Anyona SB, Raballah E, Okoth JM, Gumo S, Orinda GO, Ouma C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:143 (24 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/143/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-143.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22726955

Research article
Seroprevalence of anti-hepatitis E virus (HEV) in a Korean population: comparison of two commercial anti-HEV assays
Park H, Jeong S, Kim J, Woo B, Lee D, Kim H, Ahn S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:142 (22 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/142/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-142.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22726615

Research article
Fiberoptic bronchoscopy for the rapid diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis
Shin J, Chang Y, Kim T, Kim H, Ahn C, Byun M
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:141 (22 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/141/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-141.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22726571

Research article
Seroprevalence of varicella-zoster virus and predictors for seronegativity in the Amsterdam adult population
van Rijckevorsel GG, Damen M, Sonder GJ, Schim van der Loeff MF, van den Hoek A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:140 (21 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/140/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-140.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22721551

Research article
The role of TLR2 in the host response to pneumococcal pneumoniain absence of the spleen
Lammers AJ, de Porto AP, de Boer OJ, Florquin S, van der Poll T
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:139 (21 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/139/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-139.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22721450

Research article
The seroepidemiology of Immunoglobulin G antibodies against pertussis toxin in China: a cross sectional study
Zhang Q, zheng H, Liu M, Han K, Xu N, Su J, Wu C, He Q, Luo H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:138 (20 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/138/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-138.pdf

Research article
Seroprevalence of Human Papillomavirus Types 6, 11, 16 and 18 in Chinese Women
Ji J, Sun H, Smith JS, Wang H, Esser MT, Hu S, Pretorius RG, Chen W, Belinson JL, Qiao Y
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:137 (20 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/137/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-137.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22715915

Research article
Evidence for an enterovirus as the cause of encephalitis lethargica
Dourmashkin RR, Dunn G, Castano V, McCall SA
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:136 (20 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/136/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-136.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22715890

Research article
Population-based cohort study of outpatients with pneumonia: rationale, design and baseline characteristics
Eurich DT, Majumdar SR, Marriet TJ
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:135 (18 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/135/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-135.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22709357

Research article
Etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in a population-based study: Link between etiology and patients characteristics, process-of-care, clinical evolution and outcomes
Capelastegui A, España PP, Bilbao A, Gamazo J, Medel F, Salgado J, Gorostiaga I, Lopez de Goicoechea M, Gorordo I, Esteban C, Altube L, Quintana JM, (PSoP) Group P
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:134 (12 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/134/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-134.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22691449

Research article
Daptomycin Therapy for Osteomyelitis: A Retrospective Study
Gallagher JC, Huntington JA, Culshaw D, McConnell SA, Yoon M, Berbari E
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:133 (12 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/133/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-133.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22691420

Research article
Spatiotemporal analysis of indigenous and imported dengue fever cases in Guangdong province, china
Li Z, Yin W, Clements A, Williams G, Lai S, Zhou H, Zhao D, Guo Y, Zhang Y, Wang J, Hu W, Yang W
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:132 (12 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/132/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-132.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22691405

Research article
The risk of perinatal hepatitis B virus transmission: hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg) prevalence estimates for all world regions
Ott JJ, Stevens GA, Wiersma ST
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:131 (9 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/131/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-131.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22682147

Research article
HIV and HCV prevalence among entrants to methadone maintenance treatment clinics in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Zhuang X, Liang Y, Chow EP, Wang Y, Wilson DP, Zhang L
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:130 (8 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/130/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-130.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22682091

Research article
Determination of clinical and demographic predictors of laboratory-confirmed influenza with subtype analysis
Woolpert T, Brodine S, Lemus H, Waalen J, Blair P, Faix D
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:129 (7 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/129/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-129.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22676850

Research article
Total lymphocyte count as a surrogate marker for CD4 count in resource-limited settings
Obirikorang C, Quaye L, Acheampong I
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:128 (7 June 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/128/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-128.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22676809

Research article
Prospective hospital-based case-control study to assess the effectiveness of pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccination and risk factors for hospitalization in 2009- 2010 using matched hospital and test-negative controls
Hellenbrand W, Jorgensen P, Schweiger B, Falkenhorst G, Nachtnebel M, Greutélaers B, Traeder C, Wichmann O
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:127 (31 May 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/127/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-127.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22650369

Research article
Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae in adolescents with community-acquired pneumonia
Miyashita N, Kawai Y, Akaike H, Ouchi K, Hayashi T, Kurihara T, Okimoto N
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:126 (31 May 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/126/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-126.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22650321

Research article
Chandipura Virus infection in mice: the role of toll like receptor 4 in pathogenesis
Anukumar B, Shahir P
BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:125 (29 May 2012)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/12/125/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-12-125.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/22642811

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