June 29, 2014

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Research article
Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of individuals resistant to M. tuberculosis infection in a longitudinal TB household contact study in Kampala, Uganda
Ma N, Zalwango S, Malone LL, Nsereko M, Wampande EM, Thiel BA, Okware B, Igo RP, Joloba ML, Mupere E, Mayanja-Kizza H, Boom WH, Stein CM
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:352 (27 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/352/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-352.pdf

Research article
Is expanding HPV vaccination programs to include school-aged boys likely to be value-for-money: a cost-utility analysis in a country with an existing school-girl program
Pearson AL, Kvizhinadze G, Wilson N, Smith M, Canfell K, Blakely T
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:351 (26 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/351/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-351.pdf

Research article
Migration intensity has no effect on peak HIV prevalence: an ecological study
Kenyon C, Colebunders R, Voeten H, Lurie M
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:350 (24 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/350/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-350.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24961725

Research article
Assessment of laboratory methods used in the diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis after maternal treatment with spiramycin in pregnancy
Rodrigues IM, Costa TL, Avelar JB, Amaral WN, Castro AM, Avelino MM
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:349 (24 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/349/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-349.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24961630

Research article
Carotid intima media thickness is associated with body fat abnormalities in HIV-infected patients
Freitas P, Carvalho D, Santos A, Madureira A, Martinez E, Pereira J, Sarmento A, Medina J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:348 (23 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/348/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-348.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24958511

Research article
Adipokines, hormones related to body composition, and insulin resistance in HIV fat redistribution syndrome
Freitas P, Carvalho D, Santos A, Madureira A, Martinez E, Pereira J, Sarmento A, Medina J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:347 (23 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/347/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-347.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24958357

Research article
Significant cross reactive antibodies to influenza virus in adults and children during a period of marked antigenic drift
Mandelboim M, Bromberg M, Sherbany H, Zucker I, Yaary K, Bassal R, Dichtiar R, Cohen D, Shohat T, Mendelson E, Green MS
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:346 (20 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/346/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-346.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24950742

Research article
Development of quality indicators for antimicrobial treatment in adults with sepsis
van den Bosch CM, Hulscher ME, Natsch S, Gyssens IC, Prins JM, Geerlings SE
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:345 (20 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/345/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-345.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24950718

Research article
Diagnostic proficiency and reporting of Lassa fever by Nigerian physicians in Osun State of Nigeria
Olowookere SA, Fatiregun AA, Gbolahan OO, Adepoju EG
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:344 (20 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/344/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-344.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24950705

Research article
Characterisation of acute respiratory infections at a United Kingdom paediatric teaching hospital: observational study assessing the impact of influenza A (2009 pdmH1N1) on predominant viral pathogens
Lees EA, Carrol ED, Gerrard C, Hardiman F, Howel G, Timmis A, Thorburn K, Guiver M, McNamara PS
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:343 (19 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/343/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-343.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24948099

Research article
Russian gonococcal antimicrobial susceptibility programme (RU-GASP) - resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae during 2009-2012 and NG-MAST genotypes in 2011 and 2012
Kubanova A, Kubanov A, Frigo N, Solomka V, Semina V, Vorobyev D, Khairullin R, Unemo M
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:342 (19 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/342/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-342.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24947981

Research article
Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of children who died from hand, foot and mouth disease in Vietnam, 2011
Nguyen NT, Pham HV, Hoang CQ, Nguyen TM, Nguyen LT, Phan HC, Phan LT, Vu LN, Tran Minh NN
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:341 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/341/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/341
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-341.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24942066

Research article
Interpreting measures of tuberculosis transmission: a case study on the Portuguese population
Lopes J, Rodrigues P, Pinho ST, Andrade RF, Duarte R, Gomes MM
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:340 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/340/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/340
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-340.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24941996

Research article
Late-onset bloodstream infections of Very-Low-Birth-Weight infants: data from the Polish Neonatology Surveillance Network in 2009&#8211;2011
W&oacute;jkowska-Mach J, Gulczy&#324;ska E, Nowiczewski M, Borszewska-Kornacka M, Doma&#324;ska J, Merritt T, Helwich E, Kordek A, Pawlik D, Gadzinowski J, Szczapa J, Adamski P, Sulik M, Klamka J, Brzychczy-W&#322;och M, Heczko PB
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:339 (18 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/339/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/339
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-339.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24939563

Research article
Serovar distribution, antimicrobial resistance profiles, and PFGE typing of Salmonella enterica strains isolated from 2007&#8211;2012 in Guangdong, China
Ke B, Sun J, He D, Li X, Liang Z, Ke C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:338 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/338/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/338
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-338.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24939394

Research article
The significance of Notch ligand expression in the peripheral blood of children with hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD)
Bai Z, Li Y, Huang J, Xiang Y, Lu C, Kong X, Tian J, Wang J, Wang J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:337 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/337/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/337
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-337.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24939221

Research article
IgG, IgM and IgA antibodies against the novel polyprotein in active tuberculosis
Feng X, Yang X, Xiu B, Qie S, Dai Z, Chen K, Zhao P, Zhang L, Nicholson RA, Wang G, Song X, Zhang H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:336 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/336/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/336
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-336.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24939009

Research article
Microbial aetiology, outcomes, and costs of hospitalisation for community-acquired pneumonia; an observational analysis
Spoorenberg SM, Bos WJ, Heijligenberg R, Voorn PG, Grutters JC, Rijkers GT, van de Garde EM
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:335 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/335/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-335.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24938861

Research article
Cost effectiveness of a pentavalent rotavirus vaccine in Oman
Al Awaidy ST, Gebremeskel BG, Al Obeidani I, Al Baqlani S, Haddadin W, O&iquest;Brien MA
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:334 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/334/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-334.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24941946

Research article
Treatment outcomes from community-based drug resistant tuberculosis treatment programs: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Weiss P, Chen W, Cook VJ, Johnston JC
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:333 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/333/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/333
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-333.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24938738

Research article
Microarray of surface-exposed proteins of rickettsia heilongjiangensis for serodiagnosis of Far-eastern spotted fever
Qi Y, Gong W, Xiong X, Jiang J, Wang Y, Jiao J, Duan C, Wen B
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:332 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/332/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/332
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-332.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24938647

Research article
Predictors of suboptimal CD4 response among women achieving virologic suppression in a randomized antiretroviral treatment Trial, Africa
Asmelash A, Zheng Y, Kaloustian KW, Shaffer D, Sawe F, Ogwu A, Salata R, Currier J, Hughes MD, Lockman S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:331 (17 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/331/abstract
Provisional PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-331.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24938526

Case report
Acute and probable chronic Q fever during anti-TNF&#945; and anti B-cell immunotherapy: a case report
Schoffelen T, den Broeder AA, Nabuurs-Franssen M, van Deuren M, Sprong T
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:330 (15 June 2014)
Abstract http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/330/abstract
Full text http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/14/330
PDF http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2334-14-330.pdf
PubMed http://www.biomedcentral.com/pubmed/24931640

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