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  1. Roseomonas mucosa (R. mucosa) is a pink-pigmented, Gram-negative short rod bacterium. It is isolated from moist environments and skin, resistant to multiple drugs, including broad-spectrum cephalosporins, and a r...

    Authors: Yuki Matsuhisa, Tsuneaki Kenzaka, Hideo Hirose and Tadao Gotoh
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:867
  2. Refugees are at higher risk for hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV), but often face unique healthcare barriers to vaccination, testing, and treatment. This scoping review aimed to identify and characterize...

    Authors: Ankeeta Saseetharran, Lindsey Hiebert, Neil Gupta, Françoise Nyirahabihirwe, Innocent Kamali and John W. Ward
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:866
  3. Acellular human amniotic fluid (hAF) is an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory fluid that has been used to treat various pro-inflammatory conditions. In a feasibility study, we have previously demonstrated tha...

    Authors: Joseph E. Tonna, Jan Pierce, Benjamin J. Brintz, Tyler Bardsley, Nathan Hatton, Giavonni Lewis, John D. Phillips, Chloe R. Skidmore and Craig H. Selzman
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:864
  4. Luteibacter jiangsuensis is a gram-negative aerobic bacillus that was first isolated from soil samples at a pesticide factory in China and reported in 2011. Here, we describe the first case of L. jiangsuensis inf...

    Authors: Takanori Horiguchi, Makoto Sumiyoshi, Eri Nagatomo, Kazuki Sakamoto, Souichiro Ogawa, Naoki Ichinari, Akiteru Yamada, Yuki Rikitake, Chihiro Iwao, Takeshi Kawaguchi, Kunihiko Umekita, Ichiro Takajo, Shojiro Yamamoto and Taiga Miyazaki
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:863
  5. The characteristics of otological symptoms in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection are lacking. Almost no research has been conducted to explore the emergence of...

    Authors: Qiang Wang, Hailing Gu, Yong Tao, Yu Zhao and Zhaoli Meng
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:862
  6. HIV has become a manageable chronic condition due to the success and scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART). Globally, South Africa has the highest number of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and research evide...

    Authors: Jacob M. Gizamba, Jess Davies, Chad Africa, Candice Choo-Kang, Julia H. Goedecke, Hlengiwe Madlala, Estelle V. Lambert, Dale E. Rae, Landon Myer, Amy Luke and Lara R. Dugas
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:861
  7. Aberrant Wnt5a expression contributes to immunity, inflammation and tissue damage. However, it remains unknown whether Wnt5a is associated with liver injury in chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. We aim...

    Authors: Xiang-Fen Ji, Qi Zhou, Jing-Wei Wang, Fei Sun, Shuai Gao and Kai Wang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:860
  8. To examine the clinical characteristics of adult patients with community-acquired spontaneous bacterial meningitis (CASBM) with a fulminant clinical course.

    Authors: Chia-Yi Lien, Chun-Chih Chien, Cheng-Hsien Lu and Wen-Neng Chang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:859
  9. To ensure emergency infection prevention and control (IPC) can be fully supervised and monitored in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic period, a three-level inspector mechanism called "Internal self-check...

    Authors: Yu Lv, Qian Xiang, Xiaoyan Jiang, Bo Zhang, Jiayu Wu and Hongrong Cao
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:858
  10. Every novel infection requires an assessment of the host response coupled with identification of unique biomarkers for predicting disease pathogenesis, treatment targets and diagnostic utility. Studies have ex...

    Authors: Charles Drago Kato, Julius Nsubuga, Nixon Niyonzima, Annah Kitibwa, Enock Matovu, Emmanuel Othieno, Patrick Ssebugere, Amanda Agnes Tumwine and Monica Namayanja
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:857
  11. The neurological symptoms caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) are of increasing concern. Convulsions are among the main neurological manifestations reported in children with ...

    Authors: Ting Shi, Yuanxi Bian, Jiahui Wu, Xiaohong Li, Jianping Deng, Tao Feng, Linlin Huang, Xiaoxing Kong and Jianmei Tian
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:856
  12. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, extensive testing was undertaken by independent clinical laboratories (ICLs), yet limited research exists on this matter. Drawing from Green Cross Laboratories (GC Labs)' pandemic r...

    Authors: You La Jeon, Sang Gon Lee, Eun Hee Lee, Sungwook Song, O-Jin Lee, Un Yeong Go, Ga-Young Chun, Hyun Mi Choi and Jin Young Choi
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:855
  13. Herpes zoster (HZ) is the clinical syndrome associated with reactivation of latent varicella-zoster virus (VZV). Several factors have been implicated to promote VZV reactivation; these include immunosuppressio...

    Authors: Christine Miller, Emma Taylor-Salmon, Leonard Emuren, Marie Landry, Anne Gershon and George Miller
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:854
  14. Pentraxin 3 (PTX3) is a soluble pattern recognition receptor that plays a crucial role in modulating the inflammatory response and activating the complement system. Additionally, plasma PTX3 has emerged as a p...

    Authors: Ana Clara Cadidé Gonzaga Moraes, Renata Clesia Feitosa Viana da Luz, André Luís Magalhães Fernandes, Milena Xavier Silva Barbosa, Lorena Viana de Andrade, Anderson da Costa Armstrong, Carlos Dornels Freire de Souza and Rodrigo Feliciano do Carmo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:853
  15. Motor neuron disease (MND) is a fatal neurodegenerative disorder that leads to progressive loss of motor neurons. Chlamydia psittaci (C. psittaci) is a rare etiology of community-acquired pneumonia characterized ...

    Authors: Huade Luo, Lingling Jiang, Jie Chen, Dongying Wang, Yingying Kong and Guangli Cao
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:852
  16. Opioid use disorder (OUD) has been associated with adverse health outcomes, and its potential impact on COVID-19 outcomes is of significant concern. This study aimed to assess the susceptibility and clinical o...

    Authors: Mojtaba Hedayatyaghoobi, Mehdi Azizmohammad Looha, Arman Shafiee, Kyana Jafarabady, Omid Safari, Amirhesam Alirezaei and Mahmood Bakhtiyari
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:851
  17. Human mpox has increasingly been reported worldwide since May 2022, with higher incidence in men who have sex with men (MSM) and persons living with HIV (PLHIV) with presentation typical for generalized macule...

    Authors: Syeda Sahra, Raul Orozco Villalobos, Brian M. Scott, Deidra J. Bowman, Joseph Sassine, Michelle Salvaggio, Douglas A. Drevets and Nelson Iván Agudelo Higuita
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:850
  18. The severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections has led to the development of several therapeutic agents, with tocilizumab becoming increasingly used to treat patients with COVID-19-related pneu...

    Authors: Yukari Uemura, Ryoto Ozaki, Tomohiro Shinozaki, Hiroshi Ohtsu, Yousuke Shimizu, Kazuo Izumi, Sho Saito, Nobuaki Matsunaga and Norio Ohmagari
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:849
  19. Lymphopenia is defined as a decrease below normal value (often 1.0 x 109 cells/L) of blood circulating lymphocyte count. In the general population, lymphopenia is associated with an increased risk of hospitalisat...

    Authors: ZC Elçioğlu, L Errington, B Metes, W Sendama, J Powell, AJ Simpson, AJ Rostron and TP Hellyer
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:848
  20. Research has shown that multidimensional approaches to Chagas disease (CD), integrating its biomedical and psycho-socio-cultural components, are successful in enhancing early access to diagnosis, treatment and...

    Authors: Jordi Gómez i Prat, Maria Serrano Gregori, Isabel Claveria Guiu, Estefa Choque, Maria Delmans Flores-Chavez, Israel Molina, Francesc Zarzuela, Elena Sulleiro, Aurore Dehousse, Pedro Albajar-Vinas and Hakima Ouaarab
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:847
  21. Protection against SARS-CoV-2 is mediated by humoral and T cell responses. Pakistan faced relatively low morbidity and mortality from COVID-19 through the pandemic. To examine the role of prior immunity in the...

    Authors: Kiran Iqbal Masood, Shama Qaiser, Syed Hani Abidi, Erum Khan, Syed Faisal Mahmood, Areeba Hussain, Zara Ghous, Khekahsan Imtiaz, Natasha Ali, Muhammad Hasan, Haris Ali Memon, Maliha Yameen, Shiza Ali, Sadaf Baloch, Gulzar Lakhani, Paula M. Alves…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:846
  22. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common pathogen associated with acute lower respiratory tract infections in infants and young children worldwide. RSV commonly presents as bronchiolitis in young c...

    Authors: Yingkang Jin, Dongwei Zhang, Kuimiao Deng, Peiqiong Wu, Diyuan Yang, Zhiwei Xie, Wenjun Qiu and Guangyuan Yu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:845
  23. Whether different anti-hepatitis B virus (HBV) drugs have different effects on COVID-19 is controversial. We aimed to evaluate the incidence of COVID-19 in chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients receiving anti-HBV...

    Authors: Xingmei Liao, Yujie Fan, Chunxiu Zhong, Siru Zhao, Liangxu Guo, Wenjuan Tan, Junhua Yin and Rong Fan
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:843
  24. We present a rare case of pathology-proven CMV pneumonitis in a patient with HIV infection after presenting with cough and fever. This presentation was complicated by recurrence of symptoms after treatment in ...

    Authors: Abbye W. Frederick, Ellen Kitchell, Clare McCormick-Baw, Vishal Kukkar and Mamta K. Jain
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:842
  25. The studies on SARS-CoV-2 and human microbiota have yielded inconsistent results regarding microbiota α-diversity and key microbiota. To address these issues and explore the predictive ability of human microbi...

    Authors: Jie Zhou, Xiping Yang, Yuecong Yang, Yiru Wei, Dongjia Lu, Yulan Xie, Hao Liang, Ping Cui, Li Ye and Jiegang Huang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:841
  26. The elderly with severe infection increased dramatically in intensive care unit (ICU). Proper antimicrobial therapy help improve the prognosis. Linezolid, as an antimicrobial drug, is commonly utilized to trea...

    Authors: Ying Xu, Xilan Yang, Pei Liang and Chen Qu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:840
  27. Considering the fact that COVID-19 has undergone various changes over time, its symptoms have also varied. The aim of this study is to describe and compare the changes in personal characteristics, symptoms, an...

    Authors: Seyed Hossein Torabi, Seyed Mohammad Riahi, Azadeh Ebrahimzadeh and Fatemeh Salmani
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:838
  28. The neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR), an inflammatory biomarker, measures innate-adaptive immune system balance. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, we aim to analyze the current literature to eva...

    Authors: Jingyang Chen, Sanaz Yasrebinia, Arshin Ghaedi, Monireh Khanzadeh, Stephan Quintin, Abeer Dagra, Rodeania Peart, Brandon Lucke-Wold and Shokoufeh Khanzadeh
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:837
  29. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the vaginal microecology and the distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) subtypes in patients with uterine adhesions and explore the correlation between HPV infecti...

    Authors: Li Wang, Jiuzhi Zeng, Hanbo Liu, Hongzhou Xu, Yan Liu, Mengjun Luo and Weixin Liu
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:836
  30. The Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, currently the most prevalent strain, has rapidly spread in Jingzhou, China, due to changes in the country’s epidemic prevention policy, resulting in an unprecedented increase...

    Authors: Wei Xia, Tao Jiang, Yafeng Tan, Chengbin Li, Song Wu and Bing Mei
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:835
  31. The urgent need for new treatments for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and pre-extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (pre-XDR-TB) is evident. However, the classic randomized controlled trial (RCT) ...

    Authors: Liang Fu, Juan Xiong, Haibo Wang, Peize Zhang, Qianting Yang, Yi Cai, Wenfei Wang, Feng Sun, Xilin Zhang, Zhaoqin Wang, Xinchun Chen, Wenhong Zhang and Guofang Deng
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:834
  32. Droplet digital PCR (ddPCR) is a novel assay to detect pneumocystis jjrovecii (Pj) which has been defined to be more sensitive than qPCR in recent studies. We aimed to explore whether clinical features of pneumoc...

    Authors: Wenjie Bian, Yu Xie, Ying Shang, Lili Zhao, Zhengwu Yang, Xinqian Ma, Yukun He, Wenyi Yu, Wen Xi, Donghong Yang, Fang Wang, Yanwen Chen, Pihua Gong and Zhancheng Gao
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:833
  33. GeneXpert MTB/RIF (Xpert) assay was applied widely to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) and rifampicin resistance.

    Authors: Qi Nie, Dan Sun, Muxin Zhu, Shengjin Tu, Nanshan Chen, Hua Chen, Yong Zhou, Ge Yao, Xiaoqing Zhang, Tongcun Zhang, Chengfeng Yang and Lixuan Tao
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:832
  34. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of the GeneXpert® MTB/RIF (Xpert®), Auramine O staining method, and Lowenstein-Jensen medium for bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis a...

    Authors: Kui Li, Qianqian Hu, Jun Liu, Siyi Liu and Yingli He
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:831
  35. We investigated the associations between the different doses of tigecycline, its efficacy and safety, and the role of tigecycline therapeutic drug monitoring for patients in the intensive care unit.

    Authors: Xiang-rong Bai, Zhi-zhou Wang, Wen-chao Li, Yan-gai Wang, Ran Lou, Xin Qu, Linlin Fan, Wei Zhang, Yan-chuan Wu, Su-ying Yan and Lan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:830
  36. COVID-19 induced cytokine storm is a well-documented phenomena that contributes significantly in the disease’s evolution and prognosis. Therefore, therapies such as therapeutic plasma exchange, constitute a ma...

    Authors: Mohamed Zakaria Bouayed, Ilyass Laaribi, Iliass Benaini, Asmae Yeznasni, Sara Berrajaa, Younes Oujidi, Houssam Bkiyar, Naima Abda and Brahim Housni
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:829

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  37. With the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, the impact of recent coronavirus, especially in children, cannot be ignored. In this study, we evaluated the SARS-CoV-2 infection rates and associated features in children less th...

    Authors: Marzieh Jamalidoust, Mohsen Jalil, Zahra Ashkan, Moslem Sharifi, Rouhollah Hemmati, Anahita Sanaei Dashti, Mohammad Rahim Kadivar, Gholamreza Pouladfar, Ali Amanati, Seyeheh Sedigheh Hamzavi, Sadaf Asaie, Maryam Eskandari, Nasrin Aliabadi and Mazyar Ziyaeyan
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:828
  38. Sepsis in low-birth-weight neonates remains one of the most significant causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Approximately 3 million newborns suffer from sepsis globally every year. The aim of this stud...

    Authors: Edyta Golińska, Ł Kozień, A Tomusiak-Plebanek, J Kędzierska, M Dorycka, R Lauterbach, D Pawlik, B Rzepecka-Węglarz, M Janiszewska, PB Heczko, J Wojkowska-Mach and M Strus
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:827
  39. Severe forms of COVID-19 are more common in patients with abnormal fat distribution, particularly high visceral adiposity. The patient’s muscle strength may be reduced during the acute phase of the infection. ...

    Authors: Juliana Bonfleur Carvalho, Grasiela Konkolisc Pina de Andrade, Ludiane Alves do Nascimento, Natalia Golin, Ana Lucia Chalhoub Chediac Rodrigues, Erika Suiter, Maryana Virginia Orellana Soprani and Ariane Severine Nadolskis
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:826
  40. Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) ranks second among nosocomial infections in elderly patients after lung infections. Improper treatment can lead to death. This study analysed the risk factor...

    Authors: Li Shen, Ting Fu, Luguang Huang, Huiying Sun, Yu Wang, Lili Sun, Xiaoyun Lu, Jing Zhang, Zhaoxu Yang and Chunping Ni
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:825
  41. The declaration of SARS-CoV-2 as a public health emergency of international concern in January 2020 prompted the need to strengthen infection prevention and control (IPC) capacities within health care faciliti...

    Authors: Landry Kabego, Thierno Balde, Deborah Barasa, Babacar Ndoye, Okou-Bisso Hilde, Tendai Makamure, Guy Ohirweoluhya Mulumeoderwa, Trevor Kanyowa, Rashidatu Fouad Kamara, Boiro Hamadou, Opeayo Ogundiran, Joseph Okeibunor, George Williams, Jayne Byakika Tusiime, Phionah Lynn Atuhebwe, Boniface Oyugi…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:824
  42. A test-based strategy against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is one of the measures to assess the need for isolation and prevention of infection. However, testing with high sensitivity methods, such as qu...

    Authors: Kenji Ota, Hina Kodama, Yasuhide Kawamoto, Daisuke Sasaki, Fujiko Mitsumoto-Kaseida, Kei Sakamoto, Kosuke Kosai, Hiroo Hasegawa, Takahiro Takazono, Koichi Izumikawa, Hiroshi Mukae, Mya Myat Ngwe Tun, Kouichi Morita and Katsunori Yanagihara
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:823
  43. Trueperella pyogenes (T. pyogenes) is a bacterium that colonizes the skin and mucosal surfaces of various domestic and wild animals. It rarely leads to infections in humans, with only a few descriptions available...

    Authors: Johann Stuby, Patrizia Lardelli, Christine M. Thurnheer, Manuel R. Blum and Andrea N. Frei
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:821
  44. Because of the multidrug resistance features of Acinetobacter baumannii, endurance to diverse conditions, and causing health fatalities in healthcare settings, the global health system is looking for the developm...

    Authors: Terefe Hailemichael, Lencho Girma, Paulos Fissiha, Alene Geteneh and Tesfaye Kassa
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:820
  45. The 2017 World Health Organization (WHO) report has listed extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales (ESBL-E) as critical pathogens for public health and requiring urgently new antibiotics. The aim...

    Authors: Omer Aurelle Nkengkana, Raspail Carrel Founou, Luria Leslie Founou, Brice Davy Dimani, Patrice Landry Koudoum, Jessica Ravalona Zemtsa, Aurelia Mbossi, Cyrielle Signe Mawout, Larissa Tchakounte Tegang and Michel Noubom
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:819

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