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BMC Infectious Diseases

ISSN: 1471--2334
Publisher: BioMed Central


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Molecular detection of fluoroquinolone-resistance in multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Cambodia suggests low association with XDR phenotypes

Author(s): Surcouf Corinne | Heng Seiha | Pierre-Audigier Catherine | Cadet-Daniel Véronique | Namouchi Amine | Murray Alan | Gicquel Brigitte | Guillard Bertrand
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Analysis of CDC social control measures using an agent-based simulation of an influenza epidemic in a city

Author(s): Yang Yong | Atkinson Peter | Ettema Dick
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Bacterial infection profiles in lung cancer patients with febrile neutropenia

Author(s): Lanoix Jean-Philippe | Pluquet Emilie | Lescure Francois | Bentayeb Houcine | Lecuyer Emmanuelle | Boutemy Marie | Dumont Patrick | Jounieaux Vincent | Schmit Jean | Dayen Charles | Douadi Youcef
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Successive influenza virus infection and Streptococcus pneumoniae stimulation alter human dendritic cell function

Author(s): Wu Yuet | Mao Huawei | Ling Man-To | Chow Kin-Hung | Ho Pak-Leung | Tu Wenwei | Lau Yu-Lung
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Role of P27 -P55 operon from Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the resistance to toxic compounds

Author(s): Bianco María | Blanco Federico | Imperiale Belén | Forrellad Marina | Rocha Roxana | Klepp Laura | Cataldi Angel | Morcillo Nora | Bigi Fabiana
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Antiretroviral treatment reverses HIV-associated anemia in rural Tanzania

Author(s): Johannessen Asgeir | Naman Ezra | Gundersen Svein | Bruun Johan
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Unnecessary use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics in hospitalized patients

Author(s): Werner Nicole | Hecker Michelle | Sethi Ajay | Donskey Curtis
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Incident cervical infections with high- and low-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infections among mothers in the prospective Finnish Family HPV Study

Author(s): Louvanto Karolina | Rintala Marjut | Syrjänen Kari | Grénman Seija | Syrjänen Stina
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Soil transmitted helminths and schistosoma mansoni infections among school children in zarima town, northwest Ethiopia

Author(s): Alemu Abebe | Atnafu Asmamaw | Addis Zelalem | Shiferaw Yitayal | Teklu Takele | Mathewos Biniam | Birhan Wubet | Gebretsadik Simon | Gelaw Baye
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
A clinical pathway for community-acquired pneumonia: an observational cohort study

Author(s): Frei Christopher | Bell Allison | Traugott Kristi | Jaso Terry | Daniels Kelly | Mortensen Eric | Restrepo Marcos | Oramasionwu Christine | Ruiz Andres | Mylchreest William | Sikirica Vanja | Raut Monika | Fisher Alan | Schein Jeff
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Impact of early life exposures to geohelminth infections on the development of vaccine immunity, allergic sensitization, and allergic inflammatory diseases in children living in tropical Ecuador: the ECUAVIDA birth cohort study

Author(s): Cooper Philip | Chico Martha | Guadalupe Irene | Sandoval Carlos | Mitre Edward | Platts-Mills Thomas | Barreto Mauricio | Rodrigues Laura | Strachan David | Griffin George
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Pneumonia and poverty: a prospective population-based study among children in Brazil

Author(s): Thörn Lícia | Minamisava Ruth | Nouer Simonne | Ribeiro Luiza | Andrade Ana
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Herpes zoster in Germany: Quantifying the burden of disease

Author(s): Ultsch Bernhard | Siedler Anette | Rieck Thorsten | Reinhold Thomas | Krause Gérard | Wichmann Ole
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Progressive dementia associated with ataxia or obesity in patients with Tropheryma whipplei encephalitis

Author(s): Fenollar Florence | Nicoli François | Paquet Claire | Lepidi Hubert | Cozzone Patrick | Antoine Jean-Christophe | Pouget Jean | Raoult Didier
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Effectiveness of treatment with pegylated interferon and ribavirin in an unselected population of patients with chronic hepatitis C: A Danish nationwide cohort study

Author(s): Hansen Nanna | Obel Niels | Christensen Peer | Kjær Mette | Laursen Alex | Krarup Henrik | Møller Axel | Schlichting Poul | Bukh Jens | Weis Nina
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Knowledge attitudes and practices of grade three primary schoolchildren in relation to schistosomiasis, soil transmitted helminthiasis and malaria in Zimbabwe

Author(s): Midzi Nicholas | Mtapuri-Zinyowera Sekesai | Mapingure Munyaradzi | Paul Noah | Sangweme Davison | Hlerema Gibson | Mutsaka Masceline | Tongogara Farisai | Makware Godfrey | Chadukura Vivian | Brouwer Kimberly | Mutapi Francisca | Kumar Nirbhay | Mduluza Takafira
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Does prolonged β-lactam infusions improve clinical outcomes compared to intermittent infusions? A meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized, controlled trials

Author(s): Tamma Pranita | Putcha Nirupama | Suh Yong | Van Arendonk Kyle | Rinke Michael
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The prevalence of HBV infection in the cohort of IDPs of war against terrorism in Malakand Division of Northern Pakistan

Author(s): Khan Fawad | Akbar Haji | Idrees Muhammad | Khan Hayat | Shahzad Khuram | Kayani Mahmood
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Histoplasmosis infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, 1998-2009

Author(s): Olson Timothy | Bongartz Tim | Crowson Cynthia | Roberts Glenn | Orenstein Robert | Matteson Eric
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Severe morbidity and mortality in untreated HIV-infected children in a paediatric care programme in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, 2004-2009

Author(s): Desmonde Sophie | Coffie Patrick | Aka Edmond | Amani-Bosse Clarisse | Messou Eugène | Dabis François | Alioum Ahmadou | Ciaranello Andrea | Leroy Valériane
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Trends in chlamydia and gonorrhea positivity among heterosexual men and men who have sex with men attending a large urban sexual health service in Australia, 2002-2009

Author(s): Vodstrcil Lenka | Fairley Christopher | Fehler Glenda | Leslie David | Walker Jennifer | Bradshaw Catriona | Hocking Jane
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Estimation of type- and subtype-specific influenza vaccine effectiveness in Victoria, Australia using a test negative case control method, 2007-2008

Author(s): Fielding James | Grant Kristina | Papadakis Georgina | Kelly Heath
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Force of tuberculosis infection among adolescents in a high HIV and TB prevalence community: a cross-sectional observation study

Author(s): Middelkoop Keren | Bekker Linda-Gail | Liang Hua | Aquino Lisa | Sebastian Elaine | Myer Landon | Wood Robin
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Introduction of an electronic monitoring system for monitoring compliance with Moments 1 and 4 of the WHO "My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene" methodology

Author(s): Cheng Vincent | Tai Josepha | Ho Sara | Chan Jasper | Hung Kwan | Ho Pak | Yuen Kwok
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Early acquisition and high nasopharyngeal co-colonisation by Streptococcus pneumoniae and three respiratory pathogens amongst Gambian new-borns and infants

Author(s): Kwambana Brenda | Barer Michael | Bottomley Christian | Adegbola Richard | Antonio Martin
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Tick-borne lymphadenopathy (TIBOLA) acquired in Southwestern Germany

Author(s): Rieg Siegbert | Schmoldt Sabine | Theilacker Christian | de With Katja | Wölfel Silke | Kern Winfried | Dobler Gerhard
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Time series analysis of dengue incidence in Guadeloupe, French West Indies: Forecasting models using climate variables as predictors

Author(s): Gharbi Myriam | Quenel Philippe | Gustave Joël | Cassadou Sylvie | Ruche Guy | Girdary Laurent | Marrama Laurence
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Peginterferon alpha-based therapy for chronic hepatitis B focusing on HBsAg clearance or seroconversion: a meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials

Author(s): Li Wen-cong | Wang Mao-rong | Kong Ling-bo | Ren Wei-guang | Zhang Yu-guo | Nan Yue-min
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Five-years surveillance of invasive aspergillosis in a university hospital

Author(s): Graf Karolin | Khani Somayeh | Ott Ella | Mattner Frauke | Gastmeier Petra | Sohr Dorith | Ziesing Stefan | Chaberny Iris
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Viral-bacterial co-infection in Australian Indigenous children with acute otitis media

Author(s): Binks Michael | Cheng Allen | Smith-Vaughan Heidi | Sloots Theo | Nissen Michael | Whiley David | McDonnell Joseph | Leach Amanda
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
To use or not to use a condom: A prospective cohort study comparing contraceptive practices among HIV-infected and HIV-negative youth in Uganda

Author(s): Beyeza-Kashesya Jolly | Kaharuza Frank | Ekström Anna | Neema Stella | Kulane Asli | Mirembe Florence
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
MRSA prevalence in european healthcare settings: a review

Author(s): Dulon Madeleine | Haamann Frank | Peters Claudia | Schablon Anja | Nienhaus Albert
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Blood culture status and mortality among patients with suspected community-acquired bacteremia: a population-based cohort study

Author(s): Søgaard Mette | Nørgaard Mette | Pedersen Lars | Sørensen Henrik | Schønheyder Henrik
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Ecological factors associated with dengue fever in a central highlands Province, Vietnam

Author(s): Pham Hau | Doan Huong | Phan Thao | Tran Minh Nguyen
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
An Investigation of Nurses' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Disinfection Procedures in Italy

Author(s): Sessa Alessandra | Di Giuseppe Gabriella | Albano Luciana | Angelillo Italo
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The occupational risk of Helicobacter pylori infection among gastroenterologists and their assistants

Author(s): Peters Claudia | Schablon Anja | Harling Melanie | Wohlert Claudia | Costa José | Nienhaus Albert
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Epidemiology of acute and chronic hepatitis B virus infection in Norway, 1992-2009

Author(s): Rimšelienė Gražina | Nilsen Øivind | Kløvstad Hilde | Blystad Hans | Aavitsland Preben
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Assessment and comparative analysis of a rapid diagnostic test (Tubex®) for the diagnosis of typhoid fever among hospitalized children in rural Tanzania

Author(s): Ley Benedikt | Thriemer Kamala | Ame Shaali | Mtove George | von Seidlein Lorenz | Amos Ben | Hendriksen Ilse | Mwambuli Abraham | Shoo Aikande | Kim Deok | Ochiai Leon | Favorov Michael | Clemens John | Wilfing Harald | Deen Jacqueline | Ali Said
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Duration of viral shedding in hospitalized patients infected with pandemic H1N1

Author(s): Meschi Silvia | Selleri Marina | Lalle Eleonora | Bordi Licia | Valli Maria | Ferraro Federica | Ippolito Giuseppe | Petrosillo Nicola | Lauria Francesco | Capobianchi Maria
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Systematic review of influenza resistance to the neuraminidase inhibitors

Author(s): Thorlund Kristian | Awad Tahany | Boivin Guy | Thabane Lehana
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
A molecular epidemiological study of respiratory viruses detected in Japanese children with acute wheezing illness

Author(s): Fujitsuka Asako | Tsukagoshi Hiroyuki | Arakawa Mika | Goto-Sugai Kazuko | Ryo Akihide | Okayama Yoshimichi | Mizuta Katsumi | Nishina Atsuyoshi | Yoshizumi Masakazu | Kaburagi Yoichi | Noda Masahiro | Tashiro Masato | Okabe Nobuhiko | Mori Masaaki | Yokota Shumpei | Kimura Hirokazu
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Seroprevalence, predictors and estimated incidence of maternal and neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 infection in semi-urban women in Kilifi, Kenya

Author(s): Nyiro Joyce | Sanders Eduard | Ngetsa Caroline | Wale Steve | Awuondo Ken | Bukusi Elizabeth | Price Matthew | Amornkul Pauli | James Nokes D
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Streptococcus agalactiae in adults at chiang mai university hospital: a retrospective study

Author(s): Chaiwarith Romanee | Jullaket Waree | Bunchoo Manasanant | Nuntachit Nontakan | Sirisanthana Thira | Supparatpinyo Khuanchai
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The influence of geographic and climate factors on the timing of dengue epidemics in Perú, 1994-2008

Author(s): Chowell Gerardo | Cazelles Bernard | Broutin Hélène | Munayco Cesar
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Outbreak of Pneumonia in the Setting of Fatal Pneumococcal Meningitis among US Army Trainees: Potential Role of Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection

Author(s): Dawood Fatimah | Ambrose John | Russell Bruce | Hawksworth Anthony | Winchell Jonas | Glass Nina | Thurman Kathleen | Soltis Michele | McDonough Erin | Warner Agnes | Weston Emily | Clemmons Nakia | Rosen Jennifer | Mitchell Stephanie | Faix Dennis | Blair Patrick | Moore Matthew | Lowery John
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
IP-10 response to RD1 antigens might be a useful biomarker for monitoring tuberculosis therapy

Author(s): Kabeer Basirudeen | Raja Alamelu | Raman Balambal | Thangaraj Satheesh | Leportier Marc | Ippolito Giuseppe | Girardi Enrico | Lagrange Philippe | Goletti Delia
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Increasing risk behaviour can outweigh the benefits of antiretroviral drug treatment on the HIV incidence among men-having-sex-with-men in Amsterdam

Author(s): Mei Shan | Quax Rick | van de Vijver David | Zhu Yifan | Sloot P M A
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Seroprevalence of transfusion-transmissible infections and evaluation of the pre-donation screening performance at the Provincial Hospital of Tete, Mozambique

Author(s): Stokx Jocelijn | Gillet Philippe | De Weggheleire Anja | Casas Esther | Maendaenda Rosa | Beulane Adelino | Jani Ilhes | Kidane Solon | Mosse Carla | Jacobs Jan | Bottieau Emmanuel
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Rapid, progressive neuropathic arthropathy of the hip in a patient co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis C virus and tertiary syphilis: case report

Author(s): Drago Lorenzo | De Vecchi Elena | Pasqualini Marco | Moneghini Laura | Bruno Maurilio
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Enhancement of CURB65 score with proadrenomedullin (CURB65-A) for outcome prediction in lower respiratory tract infections: Derivation of a clinical algorithm

Author(s): Albrich Werner | Dusemund Frank | Rüegger Kristina | Christ-Crain Mirjam | Zimmerli Werner | Bregenzer Thomas | Irani Sarosh | Buergi Ulrich | Reutlinger Barbara | Mueller Beat | Schuetz Philipp
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
High-dose daptomycin and fosfomycin treatment of a patient with endocarditis caused by daptomycin-nonsusceptible Staphylococcus aureus: Case report

Author(s): Chen Liang-Yu | Huang Cheng-Hsiung | Kuo Shu-Chen | Hsiao Chen-Yuan | Lin Mei-Lin | Wang Fu-Der | Fung Chang-Phone
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Anal and oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in HIV-infected subjects in northern Italy: a longitudinal cohort study among men who have sex with men

Author(s): Parisi Saverio | Cruciani Mario | Scaggiante Renzo | Boldrin Caterina | Andreis Samantha | Bello Federico | Pagni Silvana | Barelli Andrea | Sattin Andrea | Mengoli Carlo | Palù Giorgio
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Clinical characteristics and therapeutic outcomes of nosocomial super-infection in adult bacterial meningitis

Author(s): Huang Chi-Ren | Chen Shu-Fang | Lu Cheng-Hsien | Chuang Yao-Chung | Tsai Nai-Wen | Chang Chiung-Chih | Wang Hung-Chen | Chien Chun-Chih | Chang Wen-Neng
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Chronic diarrhea associated with persistent norovirus excretion in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: report of two cases

Author(s): Capizzi Todd | Makari-Judson Grace | Steingart Richard | Mertens Wilson
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Two-stage revision surgery with preformed spacers and cementless implants for septic hip arthritis: a prospective, non-randomized cohort study

Author(s): Romanò Carlo | Romanò Delia | Meani Enzo | Logoluso Nicola | Drago Lorenzo
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Overwhelming postsplenectomy infection due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae in an asplenic cirrhotic patient: Case report

Author(s): Xu Feng | Dai Chao-Liu | Wu Xing-Mao | Chu Peng
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Patient acceptance of universal screening for hepatitis C virus infection

Author(s): Coffin Phillip | Stevens Anne | Scott John | Stekler Joanne | Golden Matthew
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Comparative evaluation of two rapid field tests for malaria diagnosis: Partec Rapid Malaria Test® and Binax Now® Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test

Author(s): Nkrumah Bernard | Acquah Samuel | Ibrahim Lukeman | May Juergen | Brattig Norbert | Tannich Egbert | Nguah Samuel | Adu-Sarkodie Yaw | Huenger Frank
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Mortality and associated risk factors in a cohort of tuberculosis patients treated under DOTS programme in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Author(s): Getahun Belete | Ameni Gobena | Biadgilign Sibhatu | Medhin Girmay
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Severe community-acquired Enterobacter pneumonia: a plea for greater awareness of the concept of health-care-associated pneumonia

Author(s): Boyer Alexandre | Amadeo Brice | Vargas Frédéric | Yu Ma | Maurice-Tison Sylvie | Dubois Véronique | Bébéar Cécile | Rogues Anne | Gruson Didier
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Pulmonary melioidosis in Cambodia: A prospective study

Author(s): Rammaert Blandine | Beauté Julien | Borand Laurence | Hem Sopheak | Buchy Philippe | Goyet Sophie | Overtoom Rob | Angebault Cécile | Te Vantha | Try Patrich | Mayaud Charles | Vong Sirenda | Guillard Bertrand
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Persistent Neutrophilic Meningitis in an Immunocompetent Patient after Basilar Skull Fracture: Case Report

Author(s): Green Jaime | Abeles Shira | Uslan Daniel | Mehta Sanjay
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
What zinc supplementation does and does not achieve in diarrhea prevention: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author(s): Patel Archana | Mamtani Manju | Badhoniya Neetu | Kulkarni Hemant
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Phenotypic characteristics of isolates of Aspergillus section Fumigati from different geographic origins and their relationships with genotypic characteristics

Author(s): Frías-De León María | Zavala-Ramírez Monserrat | Córdoba Susana | Zúñiga Gerardo | Duarte-Escalante Esperanza | Pérez-Torres Armando | Zepeda-Rodríguez Armando | López-Martínez Irma | Buitrago María | del Rocío Reyes-Montes María
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Serum levels of inflammatory and regulatory cytokines in patients with hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome

Author(s): Saksida Ana | Wraber Branka | Avšič-Županc Tatjana
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Establishing the extent of malaria transmission and challenges facing pre-elimination in the Republic of Djibouti

Author(s): Noor Abdisalan | Mohamed Maoulid | Mugyenyi Cleopatra | Osman Mouna | Guessod Hawa | Kabaria Caroline | Ahmed Ifrah | Nyonda Mary | Cook Jackie | Drakeley Christopher | Mackinnon Margaret | Snow Robert
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
A prospective study of urinary pneumococcal antigen detection in healthy Karen mothers with high rates of pneumococcal nasopharyngeal carriage

Author(s): Turner Paul | Turner Claudia | Kaewcharernnet Napaphat | Mon Naw | Goldblatt David | Nosten François
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
HIV, STI prevalence and risk behaviours among women selling sex in Lahore, Pakistan

Author(s): Khan Mohsin | Unemo Magnus | Zaman Shakila | Lundborg Cecilia
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
A case of native valve endocarditis caused by Burkholderia cepacia without predisposing factors

Author(s): Ki Hyun | Kim Sung | Han Seong | Cheong Hae
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Cellular HIV-1 DNA levels in patients receiving antiretroviral therapy strongly correlate with therapy initiation timing but not with therapy duration

Author(s): Watanabe Dai | Ibe Shiro | Uehira Tomoko | Minami Rumi | Sasakawa Atsushi | Yajima Keishiro | Yonemoto Hitoshi | Bando Hiroki | Ogawa Yoshihiko | Taniguchi Tomohiro | Kasai Daisuke | Nishida Yasuharu | Yamamoto Masahiro | Kaneda Tsuguhiro | Shirasaka Takuma
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) related to the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 among Chinese General Population: a Telephone Survey

Author(s): Lin Yilan | Huang Lijuan | Nie Shaofa | Liu Zengyan | Yu Hongjie | Yan Weirong | Xu Yihua
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Core mutations, IL28B polymorphisms and response to peginterferon/ribavirin treatment in Swedish patients with hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection

Author(s): Alestig Erik | Arnholm Birgitta | Eilard Anders | Lagging Martin | Nilsson Staffan | Norkrans Gunnar | Wahlberg Thomas | Wejstål Rune | Westin Johan | Lindh Magnus
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Confirmed adult dengue deaths in Singapore: 5-year multi-center retrospective study

Author(s): Leo Yee-Sin | Thein Tun | Fisher Dale | Low Jenny | Oh Helen | Narayanan Rajmohan | Gan Victor | Lee Vernon | Lye David
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Reconstructing the 2003/2004 H3N2 influenza epidemic in Switzerland with a spatially explicit, individual-based model

Author(s): Smieszek Timo | Balmer Michael | Hattendorf Jan | Axhausen Kay | Zinsstag Jakob | Scholz Roland
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Community Acquired Bacteremia in Young Children from Central Nigeria- A Pilot Study

Author(s): Obaro Stephen | Lawson Lovett | Essen Uduak | Ibrahim Khalid | Brooks Kevin | Otuneye Adekunle | Shetima Denis | Ahmed Patience | Ajose Theresa | Olugbile Michael | Idiong David | Ogundeji Damola | Ochigbo Comfort | Olanipekun Grace | Khalife Walid | Adegbola Richard
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Antifungal susceptibility of invasive yeast isolates in Italy: the GISIA3 study in critically ill patients

Author(s): Morace Giulia | Borghi Elisa | Iatta Roberta | Amato Gerardino | Andreoni Stefano | Brigante Gioconda | Farina Claudio | Cascio Giuliana | Lombardi Gianluigi | Manso Ester | Mussap Michele | Pecile Patrizia | Rigoli Roberto | Tangorra Elisabetta | Valmarin Maria | Montagna Maria
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Outcomes of polio eradication activities in Uttar Pradesh, India: the Social Mobilization Network (SM Net) and Core Group Polio Project (CGPP)

Author(s): Weiss William | Rahman MH | Solomon Roma | Singh Vibha | Ward Dora
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The health status of Q-fever patients after long-term follow-up

Author(s): Morroy Gabriëlla | Peters Jeannette | van Nieuwenhof Malou | Bor Hans | Hautvast Jeannine | van der Hoek Wim | Wijkmans Clementine | Vercoulen Jan
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Performance of whole-blood interferon-gamma release assay in patients admitted to the emergency department with pulmonary infiltrates

Author(s): Lee Yoon | Lee Jaehee | Kim Yi | Won Dong | Cha Seung | Park Jae | Jung Tae | Kim Chang
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Ureaplasma parvum infection alters filamin a dynamics in host cells

Author(s): Allam Ayman | Alvarez Sophie | Brown Mary | Reyes Leticia
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Improved antiretroviral treatment outcome in a rural African setting is associated with cART initiation at higher CD4 cell counts and better general health condition

Author(s): Mossdorf Erik | Stoeckle Marcel | Mwaigomole Emmanuel | Chiweka Evarist | Kibatala Patience | Geubbels Eveline | Urassa Honoraty | Abdulla Salim | Elzi Luigia | Tanner Marcel | Furrer Hansjakob | Hatz Christoph | Battegay Manuel
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Feasibility of magnetic bead technology for concentration of mycobacteria in sputum prior to fluorescence microscopy

Author(s): Albert Heidi | Ademun Patrick | Lukyamuzi George | Nyesiga Barnabas | Manabe Yukari | Joloba Moses | Wilson Stuart | Perkins Mark
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The use of microbead-based spoligotyping for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex to evaluate the quality of the conventional method: Providing guidelines for Quality Assurance when working on membranes

Author(s): Abadia Edgar | Zhang Jian | Ritacco Viviana | Kremer Kristin | Ruimy Raymond | Rigouts Leen | Gomes Harrison | Elias Atiná | Fauville-Dufaux Maryse | Stoffels Karolien | Rasolofo-Razanamparany Voahangy | de Viedma Darío | Herranz Marta | Al-Hajoj Sahal | Rastogi Nalin | Garzelli Carlo | Tortoli Enrico | Suffys Philip | van Soolingen Dick | Refrégier Guislaine | Sola Christophe
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Statistical estimates of absenteeism attributable to seasonal and pandemic influenza from the Canadian Labour Force Survey

Author(s): Schanzer Dena | Zheng Hui | Gilmore Jason
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Fasting plasma glucose is an independent predictor for severity of H1N1 pneumonia

Author(s): Wang Wei | Chen Hong | Li Qiang | Qiu Bo | Wang Jiajun | Sun Xiwen | Xiang Ying | Zhang Jinchao
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Risk factors for serotype 19A carriage after introduction of 7-valent pneumococcal vaccination

Author(s): Cohen Robert | Levy Corinne | Bonnet Eric | Thollot Franck | Boucherat Michel | Fritzell Bernard | Derkx Véronique | Bingen Edouard | Varon Emmanuelle
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Rapid identification of allergenic and pathogenic molds in environmental air by an oligonucleotide array

Author(s): Hung Wen-Tsung | Su Shu-Li | Shiu Lin-Yi | Chang Tsung
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Mycobacterium tuberculosis spoligotypes and drug susceptibility pattern of isolates from tuberculosis patients in South-Western Uganda

Author(s): Bazira Joel | Asiimwe Benon | Joloba Moses | Bwanga Freddie | Matee Mecky
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Mycobacterial infections in a large Virginia hospital, 2001-2009

Author(s): Satyanarayana Gowri | Heysell Scott | Scully Kenneth | Houpt Eric
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Onset of a pandemic: characterizing the initial phase of the swine flu (H1N1) epidemic in Israel

Author(s): Roll Uri | Yaari Rami | Katriel Guy | Barnea Oren | Stone Lewi | Mendelson Ella | Mandelboim Michal | Huppert Amit
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Activities of colistin- and minocycline-based combinations against extensive drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from intensive care unit patients

Author(s): Liang Wang | Liu Xiao-fang | Huang Jun | Zhu De-mei | Li Jian | Zhang Jing
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Usefulness and applicability of the revised dengue case classification by disease: multi-centre study in 18 countries

Author(s): Barniol Judit | Gaczkowski Roger | Barbato Eliana | da Cunha Rivaldo | Salgado Doris | Martínez Eric | Segarra Carmita | Pleites Sandoval Ernesto | Mishra Ajay | Laksono Ida | Lum Lucy | Martínez José | Núnez Andrea | Balsameda Angel | Allende Ivan | Ramírez Gladys | Dimaano Efren | Thomacheck Kay | Akbar Naeema | Ooi Eng | Villegas Elci | Hien Tran | Farrar Jeremy | Horstick Olaf | Kroeger Axel | Jaenisch Thomas
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Trends in antibiotic use among outpatients in New Delhi, India

Author(s): Kotwani Anita | Holloway Kathleen
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Fever screening during the influenza (H1N1-2009) pandemic at Narita International Airport, Japan

Author(s): Nishiura Hiroshi | Kamiya Kazuko
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Pathological femoral neck fracture caused by an echinococcus cyst of the vastus lateralis - case report

Author(s): Csotye János | Sisák Krisztián | Bardócz Loránt | Tóth Kálmán
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Modeling the variations in pediatric respiratory syncytial virus seasonal epidemics

Author(s): Leecaster Molly | Gesteland Per | Greene Tom | Walton Nephi | Gundlapalli Adi | Rolfs Robert | Byington Carrie | Samore Matthew
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Sequential multiplex PCR assay for determining capsular serotypes of colonizing S. pneumoniae

Author(s): Jourdain Sarah | Drèze Pierre-Alexandre | Vandeven Jozef | Verhaegen Jan | Melderen Laurence Van | Smeesters Pierre
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
A longitudinal study of allergy and intestinal helminth infections in semi urban and rural areas of Flores, Indonesia (ImmunoSPIN Study)

Author(s): Hamid Firdaus | Wiria Aprilianto | Wammes Linda | Kaisar Maria | Lell Bertrand | Ariawan Iwan | Uh Hae | Wibowo Heri | Djuardi Yenny | Wahyuni Sitti | Schot Robert | Verweij Jaco | van Ree Ronald | May Linda | Sartono Erliyani | Yazdanbakhsh Maria | Supali Taniawati
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex drug resistance pattern and identification of species causing tuberculosis in the West and Centre regions of Cameroon

Author(s): Assam-Assam Jean-Paul | Penlap Veronique | Cho-Ngwa Fidelis | Tedom Jean-Claude | Ane-Anyangwe Irene | Titanji Vincent
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Clinical and epidemiological aspects of a hepatitis E outbreak in Bangui, Central African Republic

Author(s): Goumba Alice | Konamna Xavier | Komas Narcisse
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Anemia and iron homeostasis in a cohort of HIV-infected patients in Indonesia

Author(s): Wisaksana Rudi | Sumantri Rachmat | Indrati Agnes | Zwitser Aleta | Jusuf Hadi | de Mast Quirijn | van Crevel Reinout | van der Ven Andre
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The ProPrems trial: investigating the effects of probiotics on late onset sepsis in very preterm infants

Author(s): Garland Suzanne | Tobin Jacinta | Pirotta Marie | Tabrizi Sepehr | Opie Gillian | Donath Susan | Tang Mimi | Morley Colin | Hickey Leah | Ung Linh | Jacobs Susan
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Temporal changes in HCV genotype distribution in three different high risk populations in San Francisco, California

Author(s): Dias Paulo | Hahn Judith | Delwart Eric | Edlin Brian | Martin Jeff | Lum Paula | Evans Jennifer | Kral Alex | Deeks Steve | Busch Michael | Page Kimberly
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Characterization of early host responses in adults with dengue disease

Author(s): Tolfvenstam Thomas | Lindblom Anna | Schreiber Mark | Ling Ling | Chow Angelia | Ooi Eng | Hibberd Martin
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Mitigating effects of vaccination on influenza outbreaks given constraints in stockpile size and daily administration capacity

Author(s): Cruz-Aponte Maytee | McKiernan Erin | Herrera-Valdez Marco
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Evaluation of sexual history-based screening of anatomic sites for chlamydia trachomatis and neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in men having sex with men in routine practice

Author(s): Peters Remco | Verweij Stephan | Nijsten Noëmi | Ouburg Sander | Mutsaers Johan | Jansen Casper | van Leeuwen A Petra | Morré Servaas
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Randomized controlled trial of pulse methyl prednisolone × placebo in treatment of pulmonary involvement associated with severe leptospirosis. [ISRCTN74625030]

Author(s): Azevedo Ana | de B Miranda-Filho Demócrito | Henriques-Filho Gustavo | Leite Alfredo | Ximenes Ricardo
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Factors associated with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccination acceptance among university students from India during the post-pandemic phase

Author(s): Suresh Padmanaban | Thejaswini Venkatesh | Rajan Thangarasu
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
In vaginal fluid, bacteria associated with bacterial vaginosis can be suppressed with lactic acid but not hydrogen peroxide

Author(s): O'Hanlon Deirdre | Moench Thomas | Cone Richard
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Integrated monitoring and evaluation and environmental risk factors for urogenital schistosomiasis and active trachoma in Burkina Faso before preventative chemotherapy using sentinel sites

Author(s): Koukounari Artemis | Touré Seydou | Donnelly Christl | Ouedraogo Amadou | Yoda Bernadette | Ky Cesaire | Kaboré Martin | Bosqué-Oliva Elisa | Basáñez María-Gloria | Fenwick Alan | Webster Joanne
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The contribution of water contact behavior to the high Schistosoma mansoni Infection rates observed in the Senegal River Basin

Author(s): Sow Seydou | de Vlas Sake | Stelma Foekje | Vereecken Kim | Gryseels Bruno | Polman Katja
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
High Rates of All-cause and Gastroenteritis-related Hospitalization Morbidity and Mortality among HIV-exposed Indian Infants

Author(s): Singh Harjot | Gupte Nikhil | Kinikar Aarti | Bharadwaj Renu | Sastry Jayagowri | Suryavanshi Nishi | Nayak Uma | Tripathy Srikanth | Paranjape Ramesh | Jamkar Arun | Bollinger Robert | Gupta Amita
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Inactivation and sub-lethal injury of salmonella typhi, salmonella typhimurium and vibrio cholerae in copper water storage vessels

Author(s): Sharan Riti | Chhibber Sanjay | Reed Robert
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Comparison of quantitative real time PCR with Sequencing and ribosomal RNA-FISH for the identification of fungi in Formalin fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens

Author(s): Rickerts Volker | Khot Prasanna | Myerson David | Ko Daisy | Lambrecht Evelyn | Fredricks David
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Antenatal screening for HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis in the Netherlands is effective

Author(s): Op de Coul Eline | Hahné Susan | van Weert Yolanda | Oomen Petra | Smit Colette | van der Ploeg Kitty | Notermans Daan | Boer Kees | van der Sande Marianne
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Development and evaluation of reverse transcription-loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of enterovirus 71

Author(s): Shi Weifeng | Li Kun | Ji Yun | Jiang Qingbo | Shi Mei | Mi Zuhuang
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Effectiveness of a MF-59™-adjuvanted pandemic influenza vaccine to prevent 2009 A/H1N1 influenza-related hospitalisation; a matched case-control study

Author(s): Steens Anneke | Wijnans Eleonora | Dieleman Jeanne | Sturkenboom Miriam | van der Sande Marianne | van der Hoek Wim
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Incidence of and risk factors for community-associated Clostridium difficile infection: A nested case-control study

Author(s): Kuntz Jennifer | Chrischilles Elizabeth | Pendergast Jane | Herwaldt Loreen | Polgreen Philip
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The appropriateness of prescribing antibiotics in the community in Europe: study design

Author(s): van Bijnen Evelien | den Heijer Casper | Paget W John | Stobberingh Ellen | Verheij Robert | Bruggeman Cathrien | Pringle Mike | Goossens Herman | Schellevis François
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Clinical and prognostic features among children with acute encephalitis syndrome in Nepal; a retrospective study

Author(s): Rayamajhi Ajit | Ansari Imran | Ledger Elizabeth | Bista Krishna | Impoinvil Daniel | Nightingale Sam | BC Rajendra | Mahaseth Chandeshwor | Solomon Tom | Griffiths Michael
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Relationship between the population incidence of febrile convulsions in young children in Sydney, Australia and seasonal epidemics of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, 2003-2010: a time series analysis

Author(s): Polkinghorne Benjamin | Muscatello David | MacIntyre C Raina | Lawrence Glenda | Middleton Paul | Torvaldsen Siranda
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Assessment of risk factors related to healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection at patient admission to an intensive care unit in Japan

Author(s): Yamakawa Kazuma | Tasaki Osamu | Fukuyama Miyuki | Kitayama Junichi | Matsuda Hiroki | Nakamori Yasushi | Fujimi Satoshi | Ogura Hiroshi | Kuwagata Yasuyuki | Hamasaki Toshimitsu | Shimazu Takeshi
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Feasibility and willingness-to-pay for integrated community-based tuberculosis testing

Author(s): Goswami Neela | Hecker Emily | Holland David | Naggie Susanna | Cox Gary | Mosher Ann | Turner Debbie | Torres Yvonne | Vickery Carter | Ahearn Marshall | Blain Michela | Rasmussen Petra | Stout Jason
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Clinical indicators of bacterial meningitis among neonates and young infants in rural Kenya

Author(s): Mwaniki Michael | Talbert Alison | Njuguna Patricia | English Mike | Were Eugene | Lowe Brett | Newton Charles | Berkley James
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Factors associated with paradoxical immune response to antiretroviral therapy in HIV infected patients: a case control study

Author(s): Casotti Janaina | Passos Luciana | Oliveira Fabiano | Cerutti Crispim
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
A qualitative evaluation of volunteers' experiences in a phase I/II HIV vaccine trial in Tanzania

Author(s): Tarimo Edith | Thorson Anna | Kohi Thecla | Bakari Muhammad | Sandstrom Eric | Mhalu Fred | Kulane Asli
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Analysis of undiagnosed tuberculosis-related deaths identified at post-mortem among HIV-infected patients in Russia: a descriptive study

Author(s): Balabanova Yanina | Tchernyshev Vladimir | Tsigankov Igor | Maximova Svetlana | Mikheeva Natalya | Fedyukovitch Ljudmila | Kuznetsov Sergey | Fedorin Ivan | Drobniewski Francis
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Motivational brief intervention for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections in travelers: a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Senn Nicolas | de Valliere Serge | Berdoz Didier | Genton Blaise
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Decrease of virulence for BALB/c mice produced by continuous subculturing of Nocardia brasiliensis

Author(s): Almaguer-Chávez Janeth | Welsh Oliverio | Lozano-Garza Hector | Said-Fernández Salvador | Romero-Díaz Víktor | Ocampo-Candiani Jorge | Vera-Cabrera Lucio
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Molecular typing of mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates circulating in Jiangsu Province, China

Author(s): Liu Qiao | Yang Dandan | Xu Weiguo | Wang Jianming | LV Bing | Shao Yan | Song Honghuan | Li Guoli | Dong Haiyan | Wan Kanglin | Wang Hua
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia and Endocarditis among HIV Patients: A cohort study

Author(s): Furuno Jon | Johnson Jennifer | Schweizer Marin | Uche Anayochukwu | Stine Oscar | Shurland Simone | Forrest Graeme
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Delta neutrophil index as an early marker of disease severity in critically ill patients with sepsis

Author(s): Park Byung | Kang Young | Park Moo | Jung Won | Lee Su | Lee Sang | Kim Song | Kim Se | Chang Joon | Jung Ji | Kim Young
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Potential immunomodulatory effects of latent toxoplasmosis in humans

Author(s): Flegr Jaroslav | Stříž Ilja
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Pharmacodynamic evaluation of commonly prescribed oral antibiotics against respiratory bacterial pathogens

Author(s): Kiffer Carlos | Pignatari Antonio
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Evaluation of bleach-sedimentation for sterilising and concentrating Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sputum specimens

Author(s): Chew Rusheng | Calderón Carmen | Schumacher Samuel | Sherman Jonathan | Caviedes Luz | Fuentes Patricia | Coronel Jorge | Valencia Teresa | Hererra Beatriz | Zimic Mirko | Huaroto Lucy | Sabogal Ivan | Escombe A Rod | Gilman Robert | Evans Carlton
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Clinical characteristics of patients with Epstein Barr virus in cerebrospinal fluid

Author(s): Martelius Timi | Lappalainen Maija | Palomäki Maarit | Anttila Veli-Jukka
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The influence of different helminth infection phenotypes on immune responses against HIV in co-infected adults in South Africa

Author(s): Mkhize-Kwitshana Zilungile | Taylor Myra | Jooste Pieter | Mabaso Musawenkosi | Walzl Gerhard
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Young people's views on the potential use of telemedicine consultations for sexual health: results of a national survey

Author(s): Garrett Cameryn | Hocking Jane | Chen Marcus | Fairley Christopher | Kirkman Maggie
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Knowledge and awareness of tuberculosis among Roma population in Belgrade: a qualitative study

Author(s): Vukovic Dejana | Nagorni-Obradovic Ljudmila
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Pleural fluid soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 as a marker of bacterial infection: a meta-analysis

Author(s): Summah Hanssa | Tao Li-Li | Zhu Ying-Gang | Jiang Hong-Ni | Qu Jie-Ming
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Utility of total lymphocyte count as a surrogate marker for CD4 counts in HIV-1 infected children in Kenya

Author(s): Githinji Nyawira | Maleche-Obimbo Elizabeth | Nderitu Moses | Wamalwa Dalton | Mbori-Ngacha Dorothy
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Comparative effectiveness of nafcillin or cefazolin versus vancomycin in methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia

Author(s): Schweizer Marin | Furuno Jon | Harris Anthony | Johnson J Kristie | Shardell Michelle | McGregor Jessina | Thom Kerri | Cosgrove Sara | Sakoulas George | Perencevich Eli
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Efficacy and tolerance of the topical application of potassium hydroxide (10% and 15%) in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum: Randomized clinical trial: Research protocol

Author(s): Marsal Josep | Cruz Ines | Teixido Concepcio | Diez Olga | Martinez Mireia | Galindo Gisela | Real Jordi | Schoenenberger Joan | Pera Helena
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
International travel and the risk of hospitalization with non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia. A Danish population-based cohort study, 1999-2008

Author(s): Koch Kristoffer | Kristensen Brian | Holt Hanne | Ethelberg Steen | Mølbak Kåre | Schønheyder Henrik
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Amplified fragment length polymorphism of clinical and environmental Vibrio cholerae from a freshwater environment in a cholera-endemic area, India

Author(s): Mishra Arti | Taneja Neelam | Sharma Ram | Kumar Rahul | Sharma Naresh | Sharma Meera
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Clinical and socioeconomic impact of different types and subtypes of seasonal influenza viruses in children during influenza seasons 2007/2008 and 2008/2009

Author(s): Esposito Susanna | Molteni Claudio | Daleno Cristina | Valzano Antonia | Fossali Emilio | Da Dalt Liviana | Cecinati Valerio | Bruzzese Eugenia | Giacchino Raffaella | Giaquinto Carlo | Lackenby Angie | Principi Nicola
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Evaluation of cardiovascular biomarkers In HIV-infected patients switching to abacavir or tenofovir based therapy

Author(s): Rasmussen Thomas | Tolstrup Martin | Melchjorsen Jesper | Frederiksen Christian | Nielsen Ulla | Langdahl Bente | Østergaard Lars | Laursen Alex
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
A large sustained endemic outbreak of multiresistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a new epidemiological scenario for nosocomial acquisition

Author(s): Suarez Cristina | Peña Carmen | Arch Olga | Dominguez M Angeles | Tubau Fe | Juan Carlos | Gavaldá Laura | Sora Mercedes | Oliver Antonio | Pujol Miquel | Ariza Javier
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Delays in starting antiretroviral therapy in patients with HIV-associated tuberculosis accessing non-integrated clinical services in a South African township

Author(s): Lawn Stephen | Campbell Lucy | Kaplan Richard | Little Francesca | Morrow Carl | Wood Robin
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Risk factors for Plasmodium falciparum hyperparasitaemia in malarious children

Author(s): Sowunmi Akintunde | Okuboyejo Titilope | Gbotosho Grace | Happi Christian
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The changing seroepidemiology of enterovirus 71 infection among children and adolescents in Singapore

Author(s): Ang Li-Wei | Phoon Meng-Chee | Wu Yan | Cutter Jeffery | James Lyn | Chow Vincent
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
HIV Surveillance in a Large, Community-Based Study: Results from the Pilot Study of Project Accept (HIV Prevention Trials Network 043)

Author(s): Piwowar-Manning Estelle | Fiamma Agnes | Laeyendecker Oliver | Kulich Michal | Donnell Deborah | Szekeres Greg | Robins-Morris Laura | Mullis, Caroline | Vallari Ana | Hackett John | Mastro Timothy | Gray Glenda | Richter Linda | Alexandre Michel | Chariyalertsak Suwat | Chingono, Alfred | Sweat Michael | Coates Thomas | Eshleman Susan
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection among HIV discordant partners using interferon gamma release assays

Author(s): Talati Naasha | Gonzalez-Diaz Esteban | Mutemba Charles | Wendt Joyanna | Kilembe William | Mwananyanda Lawrence | Chomba Elwyn | Allen Susan | del Rio Carlos | Blumberg Henry
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Evaluation of endothelial function and subclinical atherosclerosis in association with hepatitis C virus in HIV-infected patients: a cross-sectional study

Author(s): Masiá Mar | Padilla Sergio | Robledano Catalina | Ramos José | Gutiérrez Félix
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Anidulafungin compared with fluconazole for treatment of candidemia and other forms of invasive candidiasis caused by Candida albicans: a multivariate analysis of factors associated with improved outcome

Author(s): Reboli Annette | Shorr Andrew | Rotstein Coleman | Pappas Peter | Kett Daniel | Schlamm Haran | Reisman Arlene | Biswas Pinaki | Walsh Thomas
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Prospective study on severe malaria among in-patients at Bombo regional hospital, Tanga, north-eastern Tanzania

Author(s): Msangeni Hamisi | Kamugisha Mathias | Sembuche Samuel | Malecela Ezekiel | Akida Juma | Temba Filbert | Mmbando Bruno | Lemnge Martha
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Invasive fungal sinusitis in patients with hematological malignancy: 15 years experience in a single university hospital in Taiwan

Author(s): Chen Chien-Yuan | Sheng Wang-Huei | Cheng Aristine | Chen Yee-Chun | Tsay Woei | Tang Jih-Luh | Huang Shang-Yi | Chang Shan-Chwen | Tien Hwei-Fang
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Virologic and clinical characteristics of HBV genotypes/subgenotypes in 487 Chinese pediatric patients with CHB

Author(s): Zhong Yan-Wei | Li Jin | Song Hong-Bin | Duan Zhong-Ping | Dong Yi | Xing Xiao-Yan | Li Xiao-Dong | Gu Mei-Lei | Han Yu-Kun | Zhu Shi-Shu | Zhang Hong-Fei
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The molecular epidemiology of circulating rotaviruses: three-year surveillance in the region of Monastir, Tunisia

Author(s): Hassine-Zaafrane Mouna | Sdiri-Loulizi Khira | Salem Imen | Kaplon Jérôme | Ayouni Siwar | Ambert-Balay Katia | Sakly Nabil | Pothier Pierre | Aouni Mahjoub
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Granulomatous hepatitis, choroiditis and aortoduodenal fistula complicating intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin therapy: Case report

Author(s): Gao Cindy | Mithani Rozina | Leya Jack | Dawravoo Lesley | Bhatia Arvin | Antoine John | De Alba Felipe | Russo Peter | Fimmel Claus
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Adult male circumcision as an intervention against HIV: An operational study of uptake in a South African community (ANRS 12126)

Author(s): Lissouba Pascale | Taljaard Dirk | Rech Dino | Dermaux-Msimang Veerle | Legeai Camille | Lewis David | Singh Beverley | Puren Adrian | Auvert Bertran
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Immunomodulatory factors in cervicovaginal secretions from pregnant and non-pregnant women: A cross-sectional study

Author(s): Walter Jan | Fraga Linda | Orin Melanie | Decker William | Gipps Theresa | Stek Alice | Aldrovandi Grace
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Recommendations for and compliance with social restrictions during implementation of school closures in the early phase of the influenza A (H1N1) 2009 outbreak in Melbourne, Australia

Author(s): McVernon Jodie | Mason Kate | Petrony Sylvia | Nathan Paula | LaMontagne Anthony | Bentley Rebecca | Fielding James | Studdert David | Kavanagh Anne
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
High specificity of line-immunoassay based algorithms for recent HIV-1 infection independent of viral subtype and stage of disease

Author(s): Schüpbach Jörg | Bisset Leslie | Regenass Stephan | Bürgisser Philippe | Gorgievski Meri | Steffen Ingrid | Andreutti Corinne | Martinetti Gladys | Shah Cyril | Yerly Sabine | Klimkait Thomas | Gebhardt Martin | Schöni-Affolter Franziska | Rickenbach Martin
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
HPV infection among rural American Indian women and urban white women in South Dakota: an HPV prevalence study

Author(s): Schmidt-Grimminger Delf | Bell Maria | Muller Clemma | Maher Diane | Chauhan Subhash | Buchwald Dedra
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Predictors of HBeAg status and hepatitis B viraemia in HIV-infected patients with chronic hepatitis B in the HAART era in Brazil

Author(s): Mendes-Correa Maria | Pinho João | Gomes-Gouvea Michele | da Silva Adriana | Guastini Cristina | Martins Luiz | Leite Andréa | Silva Mariliza | Gianini Reinaldo | Uip David
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Early-onset ventilator-associated pneumonia incidence in intensive care units: a surveillance-based study

Author(s): Vanhems Philippe | Bénet Thomas | Voirin Nicolas | Januel Jean-Marie | Lepape Alain | Allaouchiche Bernard | Argaud Laurent | Chassard Dominique | Guérin Claude
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Impact of routine PCV7 (Prevenar) vaccination of infants on the clinical and economic burden of pneumococcal disease in Malaysia

Author(s): Aljunid Syed | Abuduxike Gulifeiya | Ahmed Zafar | Sulong Saperi | Nur Amrizal | Goh Adrian
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Specificity of a whole blood IGRA in German nursing students

Author(s): Schablon Anja | Diel Roland | Diner Genia | Anske Ute | Pankow Wulf | Ringshausen Felix | Nienhaus Albert
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
A longitudinal study of stavudine-associated toxicities in a large cohort of South African HIV infected subjects

Author(s): Menezes Colin | Maskew Mhairi | Sanne Ian | Crowther Nigel | Raal Frederick
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Host response transcriptional profiling reveals extracellular components and ABC (ATP-binding cassette) transporters gene enrichment in typhoid fever-infected Nigerian children

Author(s): Khoo Sok | Petillo David | Parida Mrutyunjaya | Tan Aik | Resau James | Obaro Stephen
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Impact of Lipodystrophy on the prevalence and components of metabolic syndrome in HIV-infected patients

Author(s): Freitas Paula | Carvalho Davide | Souto Selma | Santos Ana | Xerinda Sandra | Marques Rui | Martinez Esteban | Sarmento António | Medina José
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Canadian oncogenic human papillomavirus cervical infection prevalence: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Author(s): Tricco Andrea | Ng Carmen | Gilca Vladimir | Anonychuk Andrea | Pham Ba' | Berliner Shirra
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Detection of Pulmonary tuberculosis: comparing MR imaging with HRCT

Author(s): Busi Rizzi Elisa | Schinina' Vincenzo | Cristofaro Massimo | Goletti Delia | Palmieri Fabrizio | Bevilacqua Nazario | Lauria Francesco | Girardi Enrico | Bibbolino Corrado
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Comparison of the virulence of exopolysaccharide-producing Prevotella intermedia to exopolysaccharide non-producing periodontopathic organisms

Author(s): Yamanaka Takeshi | Yamane Kazuyoshi | Furukawa Tomoyo | Matsumoto-Mashimo Chiho | Sugimori Chieko | Nambu Takayuki | Obata Noboru | Walker Clay | Leung Kai-Poon | Fukushima Hisanori
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Increase in serotype 19A prevalence and amoxicillin non-susceptibility among paediatric Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from middle ear fluid in a passive laboratory-based surveillance in Spain, 1997-2009

Author(s): Fenoll Asunción | Aguilar Lorenzo | Vicioso Maria-Dolores | Gimenez Maria-Jose | Robledo Olga | Granizo Juan-Jose
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Characteristics of pncA mutations in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Taiwan

Author(s): Chiu Yu-Chi | Huang Shiang-Fen | Yu Kwok-Woon | Lee Yu-Chin | Feng Jia-Yih | Su Wei-Juin
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Clusters of spatial, temporal, and space-time distribution of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Liaoning Province, Northeastern China

Author(s): Wu Wei | Guo Junqiao | Guan Peng | Sun Yingwei | Zhou Baosen
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Non-nosocomial healthcare-associated infective endocarditis in Taiwan: an underrecognized disease with poor outcome

Author(s): Wu Kuan-Sheng | Lee Susan | Tsai Hung-Chin | Wann Shue-Ren | Chen Jui-Kuang | Sy Cheng-Len | Wang Yung-Hsin | Tseng Yu-Ting | Chen Yao-Shen
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Tolerability of inhaled N-chlorotaurine in an acute pig streptococcal lower airway inflammation model

Author(s): Schwienbacher Martin | Treml Benedikt | Pinna Anna | Geiger Ralf | Reinstadler Hannes | Pircher Iris | Schmidl Elisabeth | Willomitzer Christian | Neumeister Johannes | Pilch Michael | Hauer Maria | Hager Thomas | Sergi Consolato | Scholl-Bürgi Sabine | Giese Thomas | Löckinger Alexander | Nagl Markus
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Could peak proteinuria determine whether patient with dengue fever develop dengue hemorrhagic/dengue shock syndrome? - A prospective cohort study

Author(s): Vasanwala Farhad | Puvanendran Rukshini | Fook-Chong Stephanie | Ng Joo-Ming | Suhail Sufi | Lee Kheng-Hock
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Effect of praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on immune responses to schistosome antigens among the offspring: results of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial

Author(s): Tweyongyere Robert | Mawa Patrice | Kihembo Macklyn | Jones Frances | Webb Emily | Cose Stephen | Dunne David | Vennervald Birgitte | Elliott Alison
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Efficacy of interventions to increase the uptake of chlamydia screening in primary care: a systematic review

Author(s): Guy Rebecca | Ali Hammad | Liu Bette | Poznanski Simone | Ward James | Donovan Basil | Kaldor John | Hocking Jane
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of childhood pandemic 2009 H1N1 virus infection: an observational cohort study

Author(s): Rhim Jung-Woo | Lee Kyung-Yil | Youn You-Sook | Kang Jin-Han | Kim Ji-Chang
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Extended antimicrobial treatment of bacterial vaginosis combined with human lactobacilli to find the best treatment and minimize the risk of relapses

Author(s): Larsson Per-Göran | Brandsborg Erik | Forsum Urban | Pendharkar Sonal | Andersen Kasper | Nasic Salmir | Hammarström Lennart | Marcotte Harold
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
School nurses' experiences of delivering the UK HPV vaccination programme in its first year

Author(s): Hilton Shona | Hunt Kate | Bedford Helen | Petticrew Mark
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Real-time PCR detection of Human Herpesvirus 1-5 in patients lacking clinical signs of a viral CNS infection

Author(s): Sundén Birgitta | Larsson Marie | Falkeborn Tina | Paues Jakob | Forsum Urban | Lindh Magnus | Ydrenius Liselotte | Åkerlind Britt | Serrander Lena
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The role of schools in the spread of mumps among unvaccinated children: a retrospective cohort study

Author(s): Ruijs Wilhelmina | Hautvast Jeannine | Akkermans Reinier | Hulscher Marlies | van der Velden Koos
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
How often is a work-up for Legionella pursued in patients with pneumonia? A retrospective study

Author(s): Hollenbeck Brian | Dupont Irene | Mermel Leonard
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Severe influenza cases in paediatric intensive care units in Germany during the pre-pandemic seasons 2005 to 2008

Author(s): Streng Andrea | Grote Veit | Liese Johannes
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Direct association between pharyngeal viral secretion and host cytokine response in severe pandemic influenza

Author(s): Almansa Raquel | Anton Andres | Ramirez Paula | Martin-Loeches Ignacio | Banner David | Pumarola Tomás | Xu Luoling | Blanco Jesús | Ran Longsi | Lopez-Campos Guillermo | Martin-Sanchez Fernando | Socias Lorenzo | Loza Ana | Andaluz David | Maravi Enrique | Gordón Mónica | Gallegos Maria | Fernandez Victoria | León Cristobal | Merino Pedro | Marcos Maria | Gandía Francisco | Bobillo Felipe | Resino Salvador | Eiros Jose | Castro Carmen | Mateo Paula | Gonzalez-Rivera Milagros | Rello Jordi | de Lejarazu Raul | Kelvin David | Bermejo-Martin Jesus
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
An analysis of national target groups for monovalent 2009 pandemic influenza vaccine and trivalent seasonal influenza vaccines in 2009-10 and 2010-11

Author(s): Ng Sophia | Wu Peng | Nishiura Hiroshi | Ip Dennis | Lee Esther | Cowling Benjamin
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella isolated from lactating cows and in contact humans in dairy farms of Addis Ababa: a cross sectional study

Author(s): Addis Zelalem | Kebede Nigatu | Sisay Zufan | Alemayehu Haile | Wubetie Alehegne | Kassa Tesfu
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Effect of variable transmission rate on the dynamics of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

Author(s): Cuadros Diego | Crowley Philip | Augustine Ben | Stewart Sarah | García-Ramos Gisela
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Diagnostic accuracy of procalcitonin in critically ill immunocompromised patients

Author(s): Bele Nicolas | Darmon Michael | Coquet Isaline | Feugeas Jean-Paul | Legriel Stéphane | Adaoui Nadir | Schlemmer Benoît | Azoulay Élie
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Estimating Chikungunya prevalence in La Réunion Island outbreak by serosurveys: Two methods for two critical times of the epidemic

Author(s): Gérardin Patrick | Guernier Vanina | Perrau Joëlle | Fianu Adrian | Le Roux Karin | Grivard Philippe | Michault Alain | de Lamballerie Xavier | Flahault Antoine | Favier François
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Neonatal tetanus in Turkey; what has changed in the last decade?

Author(s): Dikici Bunyamin | Uzun Hakan | Yilmaz-Keskin Ebru | Tas Taskin | Gunes Ali | Kocamaz Halil | Konca Capan | Tas Mehmet
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Seroprevalence of HHV-8, CMV, and EBV among the general population in Ghana, West Africa

Author(s): Adjei Andrew | Armah Henry | Gbagbo Foster | Boamah Isaac | Adu-Gyamfi Clement | Asare Isaac
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Cytomegalovirus Infections among African-Americans

Author(s): Wilms Isca | Best Al | Adler Stuart
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Rabies trend in China (1990–2007) and post-exposure prophylaxis in the Guangdong province

Author(s): Si Han | Guo Zhong-Min | Hao Yuan-Tao | Liu Yu-Ge | Zhang Ding-Mei | Rao Shao-Qi | Lu Jia-Hai
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Molecular epidemiology of drug-resistant malaria in western Kenya highlands

Author(s): Zhong Daibin | Afrane Yaw | Githeko Andrew | Cui Liwang | Menge David | Yan Guiyun
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Schistosomiasis transmission at high altitude crater lakes in Western Uganda

Author(s): John Rubaihayo | Ezekiel Moghusu | Philbert Clouds | Andrew Abaasa
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
The Recent-Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains among Iranian and Afghan Relapse Cases: a DNA-fingerprinting using RFLP and spoligotyping

Author(s): Parissa-Farnia | Masjedi Mohammad | Varahram Mohammad | Mirsaeidi Mehdi | Ahmadi Mojtaba | Khazampour Mehdi | Tabarsi Payam | Baghei Parvaneh | Marjane Mojtaba | Bahadori Muslam | Zarifi Abolhasan | Velayati Ali
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Regional differences in HIV prevalence among drug users in China: potential for future spread of HIV?

Author(s): Kretzschmar Mirjam | Zhang Weidong | Mikolajczyk Rafael | Wang Lan | Sun Xinhua | Kraemer Alexander | Lv Fan
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Mycobacterium tuberculosis spoligotypes and drug susceptibility pattern of isolates from tuberculosis patients in peri-urban Kampala, Uganda

Author(s): Asiimwe Benon | Ghebremichael Solomon | Kallenius Gunilla | Koivula Tuija | Joloba Moses
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Cost-effectiveness of introducing a rotavirus vaccine in developing countries: The case of Mexico

Author(s): Valencia-Mendoza Atanacio | Bertozzi Stefano | Gutierrez Juan-Pablo | Itzler Robbin
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
A cohort study to evaluate persistence of hepatitis B immunogenicity after administration of hexavalent vaccines

Author(s): Giambi Cristina | Bella Antonino | Barale Antonella | Montù Domenico | Marchisio Maria | Oddone Maurizio | Zito Salvatore | Rapicetta Maria | Chionne Paola | Madonna Elisabetta | Atti Marta
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Risk factors for poor virological outcome at 12 months in a workplace-based antiretroviral therapy programme in South Africa: A cohort study

Author(s): Fielding Katherine | Charalambous Salome | Stenson Amy | Pemba Lindiwe | Martin Des | Wood Robin | Churchyard Gavin | Grant Alison
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Invasive pneumococcal infections among persons with and without underlying medical conditions: Implications for prevention strategies

Author(s): Klemets Peter | Lyytikäinen Outi | Ruutu Petri | Ollgren Jukka | Nuorti J Pekka
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Evaluation and optimization of a commercial enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for detection of Chlamydophila pneumoniae IgA antibodies

Author(s): Frikha-Gargouri Olfa | Gdoura Radhouane | Znazen Abir | Ben Arab Nozha | Gargouri Jalel | Ben Jemaa Mounir | Hammami Adnene
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Taurolidine-citrate lock solution (TauroLock) significantly reduces CVAD-associated grampositive infections in pediatric cancer patients

Author(s): Simon Arne | Ammann Roland | Wiszniewsky Gertrud | Bode Udo | Fleischhack Gudrun | Besuden Mette
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Childhood TB epidemiology and treatment outcomes in Thailand: a TB active surveillance network, 2004 to 2006

Author(s): Lolekha Rangsima | Anuwatnonthakate Amornrat | Nateniyom Sriprapa | Sumnapun Surin | Yamada Norio | Wattanaamornkiat Wanpen | Sattayawuthipong Wanchai | Charusuntonsri Pricha | Sanguanwongse Natpatou | Wells Charles | Varma Jay
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Clinical case review: A method to improve identification of true clinical and radiographic pneumonia in children meeting the World Health Organization definition for pneumonia

Author(s): Puumalainen Taneli | Quiambao Beatriz | Abucejo-Ladesma Erma | Lupisan Socorro | Heiskanen-Kosma Tarja | Ruutu Petri | Lucero Marilla | Nohynek Hanna | Simoes Eric | Riley Ian
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
The Procalcitonin And Survival Study (PASS) – A Randomised multi-center investigator-initiated trial to investigate whether daily measurements biomarker Procalcitonin and pro-active diagnostic and therapeutic responses to abnormal Procalcitonin levels, can improve survival in intensive care unit patients. Calculated sample size (target population): 1000 patients

Author(s): Jensen Jens-Ulrik | Lundgren Bettina | Hein Lars | Mohr Thomas | Petersen Pernille | Andersen Lasse | Lauritsen Anne | Hougaard Sine | Mantoni Teit | Bømler Bonnie | Thornberg Klaus | Thormar Katrin | Løken Jesper | Steensen Morten | Carl Peder | Petersen J Asger | Tousi Hamid | Søe-Jensen Peter | Bestle Morten | Hestad Søren | Andersen Mads | Fjeldborg Paul | Larsen Kim | Rossau Charlotte | Thomsen Carsten | Østergaard Christian | Kjær Jesper | Grarup Jesper | Lundgren Jens
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Default from tuberculosis treatment in Tashkent, Uzbekistan; Who are these defaulters and why do they default?

Author(s): Hasker Epco | Khodjikhanov Maksad | Usarova Shakhnoz | Asamidinov Umid | Yuldashova Umida | Werf Marieke | Uzakova Gulnoz | Veen Jaap
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Multiplex cytokine profile from dengue patients: MIP-1beta and IFN-gamma as predictive factors for severity

Author(s): Bozza Fernando | Cruz Oswaldo | Zagne Sonia | Azeredo Elzinandes | Nogueira Rita | Assis Edson | Bozza Patricia | Kubelka Claire
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Survey of childhood empyema in Asia: Implications for detecting the unmeasured burden of culture-negative bacterial disease

Author(s): Nyambat Batmunkh | Kilgore Paul | Yong Dong | Anh Dang | Chiu Chen-Hsun | Shen Xuzhuang | Jodar Luis | Ng Timothy | Bock Hans | Hausdorff William
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Brain injury-associated biomarkers of TGF-beta1, S100B, GFAP, NF-L, tTG, AbetaPP, and tau were concomitantly enhanced and the UPS was impaired during acute brain injury caused by Toxocara canis in mice

Author(s): Liao Chien-Wei | Fan Chia-Kwung | Kao Ting-Chang | Ji Dar-Der | Su Kua-Eyre | Lin Yun-Ho | Cho Wen-Long
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
An individual-based network model to evaluate interventions for controlling pneumococcal transmission

Author(s): Karlsson Diana | Jansson Andreas | Normark Birgitta | Nilsson Patric
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Hepatitis C virus prevalence and genetic diversity among pregnant women in Gabon, central Africa

Author(s): Ndong-Atome Guy-Roger | Makuwa Maria | Njouom Richard | Branger Michel | Brun-Vézinet Francoise | Mahé Antoine | Rousset Dominique | Kazanji Mirdad
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Emergence of Carbapenem resistant Gram negative and vancomycin resistant Gram positive organisms in bacteremic isolates of febrile neutropenic patients: A descriptive study

Author(s): Irfan Seema | Idrees Faiza | Mehraj Vikram | Habib Faizah | Adil Salman | Hasan Rumina
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Acinetobacter baumannii in intensive care unit: A novel system to study clonal relationship among the isolates

Author(s): Fontana Carla | Favaro Marco | Minelli Silvia | Bossa Maria | Testore Gian | Leonardis Francesca | Natoli Silvia | Favalli Cartesio
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Analysis of risk factors for T. brucei rhodesiense sleeping sickness within villages in south-east Uganda

Author(s): Zoller Thomas | Fèvre Eric | Welburn Susan | Odiit Martin | Coleman Paul
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Induction of beta defensin 2 by NTHi requires TLR2 mediated MyD88 and IRAK-TRAF6-p38MAPK signaling pathway in human middle ear epithelial cells

Author(s): Lee Haa-Yung | Takeshita Tamotsu | Shimada Jun | Akopyan Arsen | Woo Jeong-Im | Pan Huiqi | Moon Sung | Andalibi Ali | Park Rae-Kil | Kang Sung-Ho | Kang Shin-Seok | Gellibolian Robert | Lim David
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
HIV-1 Tat protein alter the tight junction integrity and function of retinal pigment epithelium: an in vitro study

Author(s): Bai Ling | Zhang Zhenping | Zhang Hui | Li Xiumei | Yu Qiurong | Lin Haotian | Yang Wenhui
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Age-specific seroprevalence of hepatitis A in Antananarivo (Madagascar)

Author(s): Raharimanga Vaomalala | Carod Jean-François | Ramarokoto Charles-Emile | Chrétien Jean-Baptiste | Rakotomanana Fanjasoa | Talarmin Antoine | Richard Vincent
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Estimation of the incidence of genital warts and the cost of illness in Germany: A cross-sectional study

Author(s): Hillemanns Peter | Breugelmans J Gabrielle | Gieseking Friederike | Bénard Stève | Lamure Emilie | Littlewood Kavi | Petry Karl
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Geographical information system and predictive risk maps of urinary schistosomiasis in Ogun State, Nigeria

Author(s): Ekpo Uwem | Mafiana Chiedu | Adeofun Clement | Solarin Adewale | Idowu Adewumi
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Molecular epidemiology of pneumococci obtained from Gambian children aged 2–29 months with invasive pneumococcal disease during a trial of a 9-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

Author(s): Antonio Martin | Dada-Adegbola Hannah | Biney Ekow | Awine Tim | O'Callaghan John | Pfluger Valentin | Enwere Godwin | Okoko Brown | Oluwalana Claire | Vaughan Adeola | Zaman Syed | Pluschke Gerd | Greenwood Brian | Cutts Felicity | Adegbola Richard
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Development and optimization of quantitative PCR for the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis with bronchoalveolar lavage fluid

Author(s): Khot Prasanna | Ko Daisy | Hackman Robert | Fredricks David
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Screening for tuberculosis infection among newly arrived asylum seekers: Comparison of QuantiFERON®TB Gold with tuberculin skin test

Author(s): Winje Brita | Oftung Fredrik | Korsvold Gro | Mannsåker Turid | Jeppesen Anette | Harstad Ingunn | Heier Berit | Heldal Einar
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Immune correlates of CD4 decline in HIV-infected patients experiencing virologic failure before undergoing treatment interruption

Author(s): Huang Kenneth | Loutfy Mona | Tsoukas Christos | Bernard Nicole
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Healthcare-associated infections in pediatric cancer patients: results of a prospective surveillance study from university hospitals in Germany and Switzerland

Author(s): Simon Arne | Ammann Roland | Bode Udo | Fleischhack Gudrun | Wenchel Hans-Martin | Schwamborn Dorothee | Gravou Chara | Schlegel Paul-Gerhardt | Rutkowski Stefan | Dannenberg Claudia | Körholz Dieter | Laws Hans | Kramer Michael
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Presence of qnr gene in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae resistant to ciprofloxacin isolated from pediatric patients in China

Author(s): Wang Aihua | Yang Yonghong | Lu Quan | Wang Yi | Chen Yuan | Deng Li | Ding Hui | Deng Qiulian | Zhang Hong | Wang Chuanqing | Liu Lan | Xu Xiwei | Wang Li | Shen Xuzhuang
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Incidence and impact on clinical outcome of infections with piperacillin/tazobactam resistant Escherichia coli in ICU: A retrospective study

Author(s): Meybeck Agnès | Ricard Jean-Damien | Barnaud Guilène | Eveillard Mathieu | Chevrel Guillaume | Mounier Roman | Dreyfuss Didier
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Serological evidence for human cystic echinococcosis in Slovenia

Author(s): Logar Jernej | Soba Barbara | Kotar Tadeja
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Patient and provider delay in tuberculosis suspects from communities with a high HIV prevalence in South Africa: A cross-sectional study

Author(s): Meintjes Graeme | Schoeman Hennie | Morroni Chelsea | Wilson Douglas | Maartens Gary
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Non-travel related Hepatitis E virus genotype 3 infections in the Netherlands; A case series 2004 – 2006

Author(s): Borgen Katrine | Herremans Tineke | Duizer Erwin | Vennema Harry | Rutjes Saskia | Bosman Arnold | de Roda Husman Ana | Koopmans Marion
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Extensively drug resistant tuberculosis in a high income country: A report of four unrelated cases

Author(s): Blaas Stefan | Mütterlein Ralf | Weig Johannes | Neher Albert | Salzberger Bernd | Lehn Norbert | Naumann Ludmila
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
MBL2 and Hepatitis C Virus Infection among Injection Drug Users

Author(s): Brown Elizabeth | Zhang Mingdong | Zarin-Pass Rebecca | Bernig Toralf | Tseng Fan-Chen | Xiao Nianqing | Yeager Meredith | Edlin Brian | Chanock Stephen | O'Brien Thomas
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
HIV-1, HSV-2 and syphilis among pregnant women in a rural area of Tanzania: Prevalence and risk factors

Author(s): Yahya-Malima Khadija | Evjen-Olsen Bjørg | Matee Mecky | Fylkesnes Knut | Haarr Lars
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Fluoroquinolone resistance during 2000–2005 : An observational study

Author(s): Ryan Richard | Lindsell Chris | Sheehan Paul
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
PCR-DGGE assessment of the bacterial diversity of breast milk in women with lactational infectious mastitis

Author(s): Delgado Susana | Arroyo Rebeca | Martín Rocío | Rodríguez Juan
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Long-term outcome of infective endocarditis: A study on patients surviving over one year after the initial episode treated in a Finnish teaching hospital during 25 years

Author(s): Heiro Maija | Helenius Hans | Hurme Saija | Savunen Timo | Metsärinne Kaj | Engblom Erik | Nikoskelainen Jukka | Kotilainen Pirkko
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Differential effects of antibiotics in combination with G-CSF on survival and polymorphonuclear granulocyte cell functions in septic rats

Author(s): Bauhofer Artur | Huttel Markus | Lorenz Wilfried | Sessler Daniel | Torossian Alexander
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
The impact and effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination in Scotland for those aged 65 and over during winter 2003/2004

Author(s): Mooney John | Weir Amanda | McMenamin Jim | Ritchie Lewis | Macfarlane Tatania | Simpson Colin | Ahmed Syed | Robertson Chris | Clarke Stuart
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
UV-visible marker confirms that environmental persistence of Clostridium difficile spores in toilets of patients with C. difficile-associated diarrhea is associated with lack of compliance with cleaning protocol.e

Author(s): Alfa Michelle | Dueck Christine | Olson Nancy | DeGagne Pat | Papetti Selena | Wald Alana | Lo Evelyn | Harding Godfrey
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Seroprevalence of Bartonella spp. infection in HIV patients in Catalonia, Spain

Author(s): Pons Immaculada | Sanfeliu Isabel | Nogueras María | Sala Montserrat | Cervantes Manuel | Amengual M José | Segura Ferran
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Potential impact of infant feeding recommendations on mortality and HIV-infection in children born to HIV-infected mothers in Africa: a simulation

Author(s): Atashili Julius | Kalilani Linda | Seksaria Vidyunmala | Sickbert-Bennett Emily
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Take the sex out of STI screening! Views of young women on implementing chlamydia screening in General Practice

Author(s): Pavlin Natasha | Parker Rhian | Fairley Christopher | Gunn Jane | Hocking Jane
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Low prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in asymptomatic young Swiss men

Author(s): Baud David | Jaton Katia | Bertelli Claire | Kulling Jean-Pierre | Greub Gilbert
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Predictors of mortality in HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy in a rural hospital in Tanzania

Author(s): Johannessen Asgeir | Naman Ezra | Ngowi Bernard | Sandvik Leiv | Matee Mecky | Aglen Henry | Gundersen Svein | Bruun Johan
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Effects of resuscitation with crystalloid fluids on cardiac function in patients with severe sepsis

Author(s): Fang Zhi Xun | Li Yu Feng | Zhou Xiao Qing | Zhang Zhen | Zhang Jin Song | Xia Hai Ming | Xing Guo Ping | Shu Wei Ping | Shen Ling | Yin Guo Qing
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Rectal artemisinins for malaria: a review of efficacy and safety from individual patient data in clinical studies

Author(s): Gomes Melba | Ribeiro Isabela | Warsame Marian | Karunajeewa Harin | Petzold Max
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Serum procalcitonin elevation in critically ill patients at the onset of bacteremia caused by either gram negative or gram positive bacteria

Author(s): Charles Pierre | Ladoire Sylvain | Aho Serge | Quenot Jean-Pierre | Doise Jean-Marc | Prin Sébastien | Olsson Niels-Olivier | Blettery Bernard
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Immunological predictors of CD4+ T cell decline in antiretroviral treatment interruptions

Author(s): Seoane Elena | Resino Salvador | Moreno Santiago | de Quiros Juan | Moreno Ana | Rubio Rafael | Gonzalez-García Juan | Arribas José | Pulido Federico | Muñoz-Fernández Ma Ángeles
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Roles of TNF-α gene polymorphisms in the occurrence and progress of SARS-Cov infection: A case-control study

Author(s): Wang Shixin | Wei Maoti | Han Yi | Zhang Keju | He Li | Yang Zhen | Su Bing | Zhang Zhilun | Hu Yilan | Hui Wuli
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
A survey of knowledge, attitudes and practices towards avian influenza in an adult population of Italy

Author(s): Di Giuseppe Gabriella | Abbate Rossella | Albano Luciana | Marinelli Paolo | Angelillo Italo
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Computed CD4 percentage as a low-cost method for determining pediatric antiretroviral treatment eligibility

Author(s): Callens Steven | Kitetele Faustin | Lusiama Jean | Shabani Nicole | Edidi Samuel | Colebunders Robert | Behets Frieda | Van Rie Annelies
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Performance of Interleukin-6 and Interleukin-8 serum levels in pediatric oncology patients with neutropenia and fever for the assessment of low-risk

Author(s): Diepold Miriam | Noellke Peter | Duffner Ulrich | Kontny Udo | Berner Reinhard
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Seroprevalence of hepatitis C and associated risk factors in urban areas of Antananarivo, Madagascar

Author(s): Ramarokoto Charles | Rakotomanana Fanjasoa | Ratsitorahina Maherisoa | Raharimanga Vaomalala | Razafindratsimandresy Richter | Randremanana Rindra | Rakoto-Andrianarivelo Mala | Rousset Dominique | Andrianaja Voahangy | Richard Vincent | Soares Jean-Louis | Rabarijaona Leon
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
The United States and Canada as a coupled epidemiological system: An example from hepatitis A

Author(s): Amariei Raluca | Willms Allan | Bauch Chris
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Transmitted drug resistance, selection of resistance mutations and moderate antiretroviral efficacy in HIV-2: Analysis of the HIV-2 Belgium and Luxembourg database

Author(s): Ruelle Jean | Roman François | Vandenbroucke Anne-Thérèse | Lambert Christine | Fransen Katrien | Echahidi Fedoua | Piérard Denis | Verhofstede Chris | Van Laethem Kristel | Delforge Marie-Luce | Vaira Dolorès | Schmit Jean-Claude | Goubau Patrick
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Correlates of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among prison inmates and officers in Ghana: A national multicenter study

Author(s): Adjei Andrew | Armah Henry | Gbagbo Foster | Ampofo William | Boamah Isaac | Adu-Gyamfi Clement | Asare Isaac | Hesse Ian | Mensah George
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Storage and stability of IgG and IgM monoclonal antibodies dried on filter paper and utility in Neisseria meningitidis serotyping by Dot-blot ELISA

Author(s): Ferraz Aline | Belo Elza | Coutinho Ligia | Oliveira Ana | Carmo Andréia | Franco Daniele | Ferreira Tatiane | Yto André | Machado Marta | Scola Monica | De Gaspari Elizabeth
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Surgical site infections in Italian Hospitals: a prospective multicenter study

Author(s): Petrosillo Nicola | Drapeau Cecilia | Nicastri Emanuele | Martini Lorena | Ippolito Giuseppe | Moro Maria
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Can "presumed consent" justify the duty to treat infectious diseases? An analysis

Author(s): Civaner Murat | Arda Berna
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Severe anaemia is not associated with HIV-1 env gene characteristics in Malawian children

Author(s): Calis Job | Rotteveel Hellen | van der Kuyl Antoinette | Zorgdrager Fokla | Kachala David | van Hensbroek Michaël | Cornelissen Marion
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Appropriateness of antibiotic treatment in intravenous drug users, a retrospective analysis

Author(s): Mertz Dominik | Viktorin Nina | Wolbers Marcel | Laifer Gerd | Leimenstoll Bernd | Fluckiger Ursula | Battegay Manuel
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Basis for treatment of tuberculosis among HIV-infected patients in Tanzania: the role of chest x-ray and sputum culture

Author(s): Bakari Muhammad | Arbeit Robert | Mtei Lillian | Lyimo Johnson | Waddell Richard | Matee Mecky | Cole Bernard | Tvaroha Susan | Horsburgh C Robert | Soini Hanna | Pallangyo Kisali | von Reyn C Fordham
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Spectral analysis of HIV seropositivity among migrant workers entering Kuwait

Author(s): Akhtar Saeed | Mohammad Hameed
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Norway caused by stx2-positive Escherichia coli O103:H25 traced to cured mutton sausages

Author(s): Schimmer Barbara | Nygard Karin | Eriksen Hanne-Merete | Lassen Jørgen | Lindstedt Bjørn-Arne | Brandal Lin | Kapperud Georg | Aavitsland Preben
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Endothelin-1 precursor peptides correlate with severity of disease and outcome in patients with community acquired pneumonia

Author(s): Schuetz Philipp | Stolz Daiana | Mueller Beat | Morgenthaler Nils | Struck Joachim | Mueller Christian | Bingisser Roland | Tamm Michael | Christ-Crain Mirjam
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Adjuvant interferon gamma in patients with pulmonary atypical Mycobacteriosis: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Author(s): Milanés-Virelles María | García-García Idrian | Santos-Herrera Yamilet | Valdés-Quintana Magalys | Valenzuela-Silva Carmen | Jiménez-Madrigal Gaspar | Ramos-Gómez Thelvia | Bello-Rivero Iraldo | Fernández-Olivera Norma | Sánchez-de la Osa Reinaldo | Rodríguez-Acosta Carmen | González-Méndez Lidia | Martínez-Sánchez Gregorio | López-Saura Pedro
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Comparative efficacies of different antibiotic treatments to eradicate nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae infection

Author(s): Sekiya Yukie | Eguchi Masahiro | Nakamura Masahiko | Ubukata Kimiko | Omura Satoshi | Matsui Hidenori
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Evaluation of immune responses in HIV infected patients with pleural tuberculosis by the QuantiFERON® TB-Gold interferon-gamma assay

Author(s): Baba Kamaldeen | Sørnes Steinar | Hoosen Anwar | Lekabe Jacob | Mpe Mathew | Langeland Nina | Dyrhol-Riise Anne
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Epidemiology and outcomes of community-onset methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in a university hospital in Singapore

Author(s): Chia Jonathan | Hsu Li-Yang | Chai Louis | Tambyah Paul
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Response to M. tuberculosis selected RD1 peptides in Ugandan HIV-infected patients with smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis: a pilot study

Author(s): Goletti Delia | Carrara Stefania | Mayanja-Kizza Harriet | Baseke Joy | Mugerwa Michael | Girardi Enrico | Toossi Zahra
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
HIV/AIDS in Nigeria: a bibliometric analysis

Author(s): Uthman Olalekan
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Low-level HIV-1 replication and the dynamics of the resting CD4+ T cell reservoir for HIV-1 in the setting of HAART

Author(s): Sedaghat Ahmad | Siliciano Robert | Wilke Claus
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Acute bacterial prostatitis: heterogeneity in diagnostic criteria and management. Retrospective multicentric analysis of 371 patients diagnosed with acute prostatitis

Author(s): Etienne Manuel | Chavanet Pascal | Sibert Louis | Michel Frédéric | Levesque Hervé | Lorcerie Bernard | Doucet Jean | Pfitzenmeyer Pierre | Caron François
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Acquisition of new infection and clearance of type-specific human papillomavirus infections in female students in Busan, South Korea: a follow-up study

Author(s): Oh Jin-Kyoung | Ju Young-Hee | Franceschi Silvia | Quint Wim | Shin Hai-Rim
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Increased fluoroquinolone resistance with time in Escherichia coli from >17,000 patients at a large county hospital as a function of culture site, age, sex, and location

Author(s): Boyd Lauren | Atmar Robert | Randall Graham | Hamill Richard | Steffen David | Zechiedrich Lynn
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Seasonality in pulmonary tuberculosis among migrant workers entering Kuwait

Author(s): Akhtar Saeed | Mohammad Hameed
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Estimates of the duration of the early and late stage of gambiense sleeping sickness

Author(s): Checchi Francesco | Filipe João | Haydon Daniel | Chandramohan Daniel | Chappuis François
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
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