February 2, 2017

Latest Article Alert from BMC Infectious Diseases

The following new articles have just been published in BMC Infectious Diseases

Research article
Thromboelastometry analysis of thrombocytopenic dengue patients: a cross-sectional study
Piza F, Corrêa T, Marra A, Guerra J, Rodrigues R, Villarinho A, de Aranda V, Shiramizo S, de Lima M, Kallas E, Cavalcanti A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:89 (19 January 2017)
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Research article
Depression, alcohol use, and intimate partner violence among outpatients in rural Uganda: vulnerabilities for HIV, STIs and high risk sexual behavior
Kiene S, Lule H, Sileo K, Silmi K, Wanyenze R
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:88 (19 January 2017)
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Research article
Epidemiology of laboratory confirmed measles virus cases in the southern nations of Ethiopia, 2007–2014
Getahun M, Beyene B, Ademe A, Teshome B, Tefera M, Afework A, HaileMariam Y, Assefa E, Hailegiorgis Y, Asha A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:87 (19 January 2017)
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Research article
Prevalence of HIV and syphilis co-infection and associated factors among non-commercial men who have sex with men attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic in Shenzhen, China
Dai W, Luo Z, Xu R, Zhao G, Tu D, Yang L, Wang F, Cai Y, Lan L, Hong F, Yang T, Feng T
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:86 (18 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-017-2187-1#Abs1
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Research article
Exploring surface cleaning strategies in hospital to prevent contact transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Lei H, Jones R, Li Y
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:85 (18 January 2017)
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Research article
Influenza epidemic surveillance and prediction based on electronic health record data from an out-of-hours general practitioner cooperative: model development and validation on 2003–2015 data
Michiels B, Nguyen V, Coenen S, Ryckebosch P, Bossuyt N, Hens N
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:84 (18 January 2017)
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Research article
Diagnostic dilemma of pulmonary tuberculosis among adults with severe mental illness in Beijing, China
Wang L, Zhang Z, Yan Q, Lu J, Gao B, Zhao Y, Pang Y
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:83 (18 January 2017)
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Case report
A severe case of visceral leishmaniasis and liposomal amphotericin B treatment failure in an immunosuppressed patient 15 years after exposure
Eichenberger A, Buechi A, Neumayr A, Hatz C, Rauch A, Huguenot M, Diamantis-Karamitopoulou E, Staehelin C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:81 (17 January 2017)
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Research article
Risk factors and medical costs for healthcare-associated carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli infection among hospitalized patients in a Chinese teaching hospital
Meng X, Liu S, Duan J, Huang X, Zhou P, Xiong X, Gong R, Zhang Y, Liu Y, Fu C, Li C, Wu A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:82 (17 January 2017)
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Research article
Cocaine/crack use is not associated with fibrosis progression measured by AST-to-Platelet Ratio Index in HIV-HCV co-infected patients: a cohort study
Martel-Laferrière V, Nitulescu R, Cox J, Cooper C, Tyndall M, Rouleau D, Walmsley S, Wong L, Klein M, for the Canadian Co-infection Cohort Study Investigators
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:80 (17 January 2017)
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Research article
Comparison of loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay and smear microscopy with culture for the diagnostic accuracy of tuberculosis
Gelaw B, Shiferaw Y, Alemayehu M, Bashaw A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:79 (17 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2140-8#Abs1
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Research article
Development of an algorithm for phenotypic screening of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in the routine laboratory
Robert J, Pantel A, Merens A, Meiller E, Lavigne J, Nicolas-Chanoine M, on behalf of ONERBA?s carbapenem resistance study group
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:78 (17 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2174-y#Abs1
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Case report
Tenosynovitis caused by Scedosporium apiospermum infection misdiagnosed as an Alternaria species: a case report
Kim C, Lim S, Kim J, Jang H, Chung J, Yun N, Kim D, Jha P, Jha B, Kim S, Jang S, Shin J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:72 (14 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2098-6#Abs1
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Research article
Concentration of fine needle aspirates similar to molecular method improves sensitivity of the diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Zewdie O, Abebe T, Mihret A, Hirpa E, Ameni G
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:77 (14 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-017-2194-2#Abs1
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Research article
Anti-hepatitis B virus (HBV) response of imiquimod based toll like receptor 7 ligand in hbv-positive human hepatocelluar carcinoma cell line
Das D, Sengupta I, Sarkar N, Pal A, Saha D, Bandopadhyay M, Das C, Narayan J, Singh S, Chakrabarti S, Chakravarty R
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:76 (14 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-017-2189-z#Abs1
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Research article
Assessing the sustainability of daily chlorhexidine bathing in the intensive care unit of a Veteran’s Hospital by examining nurses’ perspectives and experiences
Musuuza J, Roberts T, Carayon P, Safdar N
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:75 (14 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-017-2180-8#Abs1
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Research article
Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial to assess the safety and effectiveness of a novel dual-action oral topical formulation against upper respiratory infections
Mukherjee P, Esper F, Buchheit K, Arters K, Adkins I, Ghannoum M, Salata R
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:74 (14 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2177-8#Abs1
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Research article
High-risk human papillomavirus infection and abnormal cervical cytology among Nepali and Bhutanese refugee women living in eastern Nepal
Bhatta M, Johnson D, Lama M, Aryal S, Lhaki P, Shrestha S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:73 (14 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-017-2186-2#Abs1
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Case report
Concomitant disseminated histoplasmosis and disseminated tuberculosis after tumor necrosis factor inhibitor treatment: a case report
Muñoz-Oca J, Villarreal Morales M, Nieves-Rodriguez A, Martínez-Bonilla L
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:70 (13 January 2017)
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Case report
Toxoplasmosis-associated IRIS involving the CNS: a case report with longitudinal analysis of T cell subsets
Rb-Silva R, Nobrega C, Reiriz E, Almeida S, Sarmento-Castro R, Correia-Neves M, Horta A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:66 (13 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2159-x#Abs1
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Research article
Better care provided to patients with tuberculosis at county designated TB hospitals (CTD) compared to non-CTDs in rural China
Yuan L, Zhang H, Zhou C, Jiang W, Zhao Q, Biao X
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:71 (13 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2108-8#Abs1
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Research article
Cost of shingles: population based burden of disease analysis of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia
Friesen K, Chateau D, Falk J, Alessi-Severini S, Bugden S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:69 (13 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-017-2185-3#Abs1
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Research article
Intestinal helminth co-infection and associated factors among tuberculosis patients in Arba Minch, Ethiopia
Alemu G, Mama M
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:68 (13 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-017-2195-1#Abs1
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Research article
Genotypic characterization of Orientia tsutsugamushi from patients in two geographical locations in Sri Lanka
Premaratna R, Blanton L, Samaraweera D, de Silva G, Chandrasena N, Walker D, de Silva H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:67 (13 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2165-z#Abs1
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Research article
Application of the analytic hierarchy approach to the risk assessment of Zika virus disease transmission in Guangdong Province, China
Li X, Liu T, Lin L, Song T, Du X, Lin H, Xiao J, He J, Liu L, Zhu G, Zeng W, Guo L, Cao Z, Ma W, Zhang Y
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:65 (13 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2170-2#Abs1
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Research article
The influence of antibiotic prophylaxis on bacterial resistance in urinary tract infections in children with spina bifida
Zegers S, Dieleman J, van der Bruggen T, Kimpen J, de Jong-de Vos van Steenwijk C, Zegers B
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:63 (12 January 2017)
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Research article
Single- and multiple viral respiratory infections in children: disease and management cannot be related to a specific pathogen
Wishaupt J, van der Ploeg T, de Groot R, Versteegh F, Hartwig N
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:62 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2118-6#Abs1
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Research article
A pilot study of brisk walking in sedentary combination antiretroviral treatement (cART)- treated patients: benefit on soluble and cell inflammatory markers
Bonato M, Galli L, Passeri L, Longo V, Pavei G, Bossolasco S, Bertocchi C, Cernuschi M, Balconi G, Merati G, Lazzarin A, La Torre A, Cinque P
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:61 (11 January 2017)
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Research article
Evaluation of the point-of-care Becton Dickinson Veritor™ Rapid influenza diagnostic test in Kenya, 2013–2014
Ndegwa L, Emukule G, Uyeki T, Mailu E, Chaves S, Widdowson M, Lewa B, Muiruri F, Omoth P, Fields B, Mott J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:60 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2131-9#Abs1
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Research article
Protection via a ROM4 DNA vaccine and peptide against Toxoplasma gondii in BALB/c mice
Han Y, Zhou A, Lu G, Zhao G, Wang L, Guo J, Song P, Zhou J, Zhou H, Cong H, He S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:59 (11 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2104-z#Abs1
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Case report
Long-term kinetics of Zika virus RNA and antibodies in body fluids of a vasectomized traveller returning from Martinique: a case report
Froeschl G, Huber K, von Sonnenburg F, Nothdurft H, Bretzel G, Hoelscher M, Zoeller L, Trottmann M, Pan-Montojo F, Dobler G, Woelfel S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:55 (10 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2123-9#Abs1
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Gut microbiota disturbance during helminth infection: can it affect cognition and behaviour of children?
Guernier V, Brennan B, Yakob L, Milinovich G, Clements A, Soares Magalhaes R
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:58 (10 January 2017)
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Research article
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) disease burden in China: a systematic review and spatio-temporal analysis
Ding P, Li X, Jia Z, Lu Z
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:57 (10 January 2017)
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Research article
Mumps transmission in social networks: a cohort study
Hahné S, Schurink T, Wallinga J, Kerkhof J, van der Sande M, van Binnendijk R, de Melker H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:56 (10 January 2017)
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Research article
Qualitative insights into implementation, processes, and outcomes of a randomized trial on peer support and HIV care engagement in Rakai, Uganda
Monroe A, Nakigozi G, Ddaaki W, Bazaale J, Gray R, Wawer M, Reynolds S, Kennedy C, Chang L
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:54 (10 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2156-0#Abs1
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Research article
Cost-effectiveness of antibiotic treatment strategies for community-acquired pneumonia: results from a cluster randomized cross-over trial
van Werkhoven C, Postma D, Mangen M, Oosterheert J, Bonten M, for the CAP-START study group
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:52 (10 January 2017)
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Research article
Comparison of clinical features and prognostic factors in HIV-negative adults with cryptococcal meningitis and tuberculous meningitis: a retrospective study
Qu J, Zhou T, Zhong C, Deng R, Lü X
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:51 (10 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2126-6#Abs1
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Research article
Hospitalized care for MDR-TB in Port Harcourt, Nigeria: a qualitative study
Bieh K, Weigel R, Smith H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:50 (10 January 2017)
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Study protocol
De-implementation strategy to Reduce the Inappropriate use of urinary and intravenous CATheters: study protocol for the RICAT-study
Laan B, Spijkerman I, Godfried M, Pasmooij B, Maaskant J, Borgert M, Opmeer B, Vos M, Geerlings S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:53 (10 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2154-2#Abs1
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Research article
Effectiveness of a serological tool to predict malaria transmission intensity in an elimination setting
Dewasurendra R, Dias J, Sepulveda N, Gunawardena G, Chandrasekharan N, Drakeley C, Karunaweera N
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:49 (9 January 2017)
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Research article
Seasonal influenza vaccination in pregnant women: knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors in Italy
Napolitano F, Napolitano P, Angelillo I
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:48 (9 January 2017)
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Research article
Intensified hand-hygiene campaign including soap-and-water wash may prevent acute infections in office workers, as shown by a recognized-exposure -adjusted analysis of a randomized trial
Hovi T, Ollgren J, Savolainen-Kopra C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:47 (9 January 2017)
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Case report
Unusual manifestation of Helicobacter cinaedi infection: a case report of intracranial subdural empyema and bacteremia
Hayashi T, Tomida J, Kawamura Y, Yoshida M, Yokozawa I, Kaneko S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:40 (7 January 2017)
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Research article
Association between a syndemic of psychosocial problems and unprotected anal intercourse among men who have sex with men in Shanghai, China
Wang Y, Wang Z, Jia M, Liang A, Yuan D, Sun Z, Gan F, Wang Y, Cai Y, Zhang Z
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:46 (7 January 2017)
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Research article
The effectiveness of daclatasvir based therapy in European patients with chronic hepatitis C and advanced liver disease
Young J, Weis N, Hofer H, Irving W, Weiland O, Giostra E, Pascasio J, Castells L, Prieto M, Postema R, Lefevre C, Evans D, Bucher H, Calleja J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:45 (7 January 2017)
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Research article
Clinical and microbiologic characteristics of cefotaxime-non-susceptible Enterobacteriaceae bacteremia: a case control study
Noguchi T, Matsumura Y, Yamamoto M, Nagao M, Takakura S, Ichiyama S
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:44 (7 January 2017)
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Research article
Associations of statins and antiretroviral drugs with the onset of type 2 diabetes among HIV-1-infected patients
Spagnuolo V, Galli L, Poli A, Salpietro S, Gianotti N, Piatti P, Cossarini F, Vinci C, Carini E, Lazzarin A, Castagna A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:43 (7 January 2017)
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Research article
Score risk model for predicting severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome mortality
Wang L, Zou Z, Hou C, Liu X, Jiang F, Yu H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:42 (7 January 2017)
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Research article
Systematic review and network meta-analysis of tedizolid for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections caused by MRSA
McCool R, Gould I, Eales J, Barata T, Arber M, Fleetwood K, Glanville J, Kauf T
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:39 (7 January 2017)
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Study protocol
Cardiovascular risk and endothelial function in people living with HIV/AIDS: design of the multi-site, longitudinal EndoAfrica study in the Western Cape Province of South Africa
Strijdom H, De Boever P, Walzl G, Essop M, Nawrot T, Webster I, Westcott C, Mashele N, Everson F, Malherbe S, Stanley K, Kessler H, Stelzl E, Goswami N
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:41 (7 January 2017)
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Case report
Bacteria endocarditis consolidation with vertebra bone tuberculosis: a case report
Liu Y, Wang X, Wang Z, Zhu Y, Zhang L, Li X, Xu R, Ge W
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:38 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Monophylogenetic HIV-1C epidemic in Ethiopia is dominated by CCR5-tropic viruses–an analysis of a prospective country-wide cohort
Kalu A, Telele N, Gebreselasie S, Fekade D, Abdurahman S, Marrone G, Sönnerborg A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:37 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
High rates of multidrug-resistant and rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis among re-treatment cases: where do they come from?
Ragonnet R, Trauer J, Denholm J, Marais B, McBryde E
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:36 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Development of Aspergillosis in a cohort of non-neutropenic, non-transplant patients colonised by Aspergillus spp
Barberán J, García-Pérez F, Villena V, Fernández-Villar A, Malmierca E, Salas C, Giménez M, Granizo J, Aguilar L, on behalf of the working group on Infectious Diseases from the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:34 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Risk factors and characteristics of blood stream infections in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma
Huang C, Liu C, Ko P, Liu H, Yu Y, Hsiao L, Gau J, Tzeng C, Chiou T, Liu J, Yang M, Huang L, Liu C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:33 (6 January 2017)
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Research article
Hepatitis B virus strains from Rwandan blood donors are genetically similar and form one clade within subgenotype A1
Twagirumugabe T, Swaibu G, Walker T, Lindh M, Gahutu J, Bergström T, Norder H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:32 (6 January 2017)
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Study protocol
Treatment efficacy of azithromycin 1 g single dose versus doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 7 days for the treatment of rectal chlamydia among men who have sex with men – a double-blind randomised controlled trial protocol
Lau A, Kong F, Fairley C, Donovan B, Chen M, Bradshaw C, Boyd M, Amin J, Timms P, Tabrizi S, Regan D, Lewis D, McNulty A, Hocking J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:35 (6 January 2017)
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Case report
Infectious tenosynovitis with bloodstream infection caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, a case report on an occupational pathogen
Hofseth K, Dalen H, Kibsgaard L, Nebb S, Kümmel A, Mehl A
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:12 (5 January 2017)
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Case report
First case report of myopericarditis linked to Campylobacter coli enterocolitis
Moffatt C, Moloi S, Kennedy K
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:8 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus disease following non-primary maternal infection: a retrospective cohort study
Hadar E, Dorfman E, Bardin R, Gabbay-Benziv R, Amir J, Pardo J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:31 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
HPV Genotypes distribution in Indian women with and without cervical carcinoma: Implication for HPV vaccination program in Odisha, Eastern India
Senapati R, Nayak B, Kar S, Dwibedi B
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:30 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Comparing antibiotic treatment for leptospirosis using network meta-analysis: a tutorial
Naing C, Reid S, Aung K
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:29 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Nasal carriage of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus among health care workers at Al Shifa hospital in Gaza Strip
El Aila N, Al Laham N, Ayesh B
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:28 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Plasma presepsin level is an early diagnostic marker of severe febrile neutropenia in hematologic malignancy patients
Koizumi Y, Shimizu K, Shigeta M, Okuno T, Minamiguchi H, Kito K, Hodohara K, Yamagishi Y, Andoh A, Fujiyama Y, Mikamo H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:27 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Strain-specific transmission in an outbreak of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in the hemato-oncology care unit: a cohort study
Uemura M, Imataki O, Uchida S, Nakayama-Imaohji H, Ohue Y, Matsuka H, Mori H, Dobashi H, Kuwahara T, Kadowaki N
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:26 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Pneumococcal carriage and antibiotic susceptibility patterns from two cross-sectional colonization surveys among children aged <5 years prior to the introduction of 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine — Kenya, 2009–2010
Kobayashi M, Conklin L, Bigogo G, Jagero G, Hampton L, Fleming-Dutra K, Junghae M, Carvalho M, Pimenta F, Beall B, Taylor T, Laserson K, Vulule J, Van Beneden C, Kim L, Feikin D, Whitney C, Breiman R
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:25 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Molecular epidemiology of Panton-Valentine Leukocidin-positive community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in pastoral communities of rural south western Uganda
Asiimwe B, Baldan R, Trovato A, Cirillo D
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:24 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in Saudi Arabia: a retrospective study
Aleanizy F, Mohmed N, Alqahtani F, El Hadi Mohamed R
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:23 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Concordance of chlamydia infections of the rectum and urethra in same-sex male partnerships: a cross-sectional analysis
Cornelisse V, Sherman C, Hocking JS, Williams H, Zhang L, Chen M, Bradshaw C, Bellhouse C, Fairley CK, Chow E
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:22 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Hepatitis E virus seroprevalence among the general population in a livestock-dense area in the Netherlands: a cross-sectional population-based serological survey
van Gageldonk-Lafeber A, van der Hoek W, Borlée F, Heederik D, Mooi S, Maassen C, Yzermans C, Rockx B, Smit L, Reimerink J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:21 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Sex with sweethearts: Exploring factors associated with inconsistent condom use among unmarried female entertainment workers in Cambodia
Yi S, Tuot S, Chhoun P, Pal K, Ngin C, Chhim K, Brody C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:20 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Vaccination with toxofilin DNA in combination with an alum-monophosphoryl lipid A mixed adjuvant induces significant protective immunity against Toxoplasma gondii
Song P, He S, Zhou A, Lv G, Guo J, Zhou J, Han Y, Zhou H, Hao Z, Cong H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:19 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Thymus activity measured by T-cell receptor excision circles in patients with different severities of respiratory syncytial virus infection
Gul K, Sonerud T, Fjærli H, Nakstad B, Abrahamsen T, Inchley C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:18 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Prevalence of multidrug-resistant organisms in refugee patients, medical tourists and domestic patients admitted to a German university hospital
Reinheimer C, Kempf V, Jozsa K, Wichelhaus T, Hogardt M, O’Rourke F, Brandt C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:17 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
The first occurrence of a CTX-M ESBL-producing Escherichia coli outbreak mediated by mother to neonate transmission in an Irish neonatal intensive care unit
O’Connor C, Philip R, Kelleher J, Powell J, O’Gorman A, Slevin B, Woodford N, Turton J, McGrath E, Finnegan C, Power L, O’Connell N, Dunne C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:16 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
High prevalence and low cure rate of tuberculosis among patients with HIV in Xinjiang, China
Maimaiti R, Zhang Y, Pan K, Mijiti P, Wubili M, Musa M, Andersson R
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:15 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Molecular epidemiology of bla OXA-23
-producing carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a single institution over a 65-month period in north China
Ning N, Liu X, Bao C, Chen S, Cui E, zhang J, Huang J, Chen F, Li T, Qu F, Wang H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:14 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Rapid increase of scrub typhus incidence in Guangzhou, southern China, 2006―2014
Sun Y, Wei Y, Yang Y, Ma Y, de Vlas S, Yao H, Huang Y, Ma M, Liu K, Li X, Li X, Zhang W, Fang L, Yang Z, Cao W
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:13 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Impact of colistin plasma levels on the clinical outcome of patients with infections caused by extremely drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Sorlí L, Luque S, Segura C, Campillo N, Montero M, Esteve E, Herrera S, Benito N, Alvarez-Lerma F, Grau S, Horcajada J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:11 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Seroprevalence and determinants of toxoplasmosis in pregnant women attending antenatal clinic at the university teaching hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
Frimpong C, Makasa M, Sitali L, Michelo C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:10 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Platelet counts modulate the quantitative relationship between hepatitis B viral DNA and surface antigen concentrations: a cross-sectional study of hematological, histological and viral factors
Hsu C, Liang K, Lin C, Wang T, Yeh C
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:9 (5 January 2017)
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Research article
Increased activity of the complement system in cerebrospinal fluid of the patients with Non-HIV Cryptococcal meningitis
Shen L, Zheng J, Wang Y, Zhu M, Zhu H, Cheng Q, Li Q
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:7 (4 January 2017)
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Research article
Evaluation of the importance of fever with respect to dengue prognosis according to the 2009 WHO classification: a retrospective study
Tukasan C, Furlan N, Estofolete C, Nogueira M, da Silva N
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:6 (4 January 2017)
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Research article
Effectiveness of isoniazid preventative therapy in reducing incidence of active tuberculosis among people living with HIV/AIDS in public health facilities of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a historical cohort study
Semu M, Fenta T, Medhin G, Assefa D
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:5 (3 January 2017)
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Research article
An assessment of the level of concern among hospital-based health-care workers regarding MERS outbreaks in Saudi Arabia
Abolfotouh M, AlQarni A, Al-Ghamdi S, Salam M, Al-Assiri M, Balkhy H
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:4 (3 January 2017)
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Research article
Feasibility Study of HIV Sentinel Surveillance using PMTCT data in Cameroon: from Scientific Success to Programmatic Failure
Billong S, Dee J, Fokam J, Nguefack-Tsague G, Ekali G, Fodjo R, Temgoua E, Billong E, Sosso S, Mosoko J, Monebenimp F, Ndjolo A, Bissek A, Bolu O, Elat J
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017, 17:3 (3 January 2017)
Abstract http://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-016-2119-5#Abs1
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