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  1. Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease which is still a major cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. People with diabetes mellitus (DM) have a three times higher risk of developing active T...

    Authors: Hiwot Amare, Aschalew Gelaw, Belay Anagaw and Baye Gelaw

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. The phosphoglycerate mutase (PGM) enzyme catalyzes the interconversion of 2- and 3-phosphoglycerate in the glycolytic /gluconeogenic pathways that are present in the majority of cellular organisms. They can be...

    Authors: Prashant Kumar Singh, Susheela Kushwaha, Shahab Mohd, Manisha Pathak and Shailja Misra-Bhattacharya

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:5

    Content type: Research Article

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  3. Recent publication of the global epidemiology of clonorchiasis and its relationship with cholangiocarcinoma in the journal of Infectious Diseases of Poverty has stressed the importance of Clonorchis sinensis infe...

    Authors: Men-Bao Qian, Ying-Dan Chen and Fei Yan

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:4

    Content type: Opinion

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  4. Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1/AIDS and Schistosoma mansoni are widespread in sub-Saharan Africa and co-infection occurs commonly. Since the early 1990s, it has been suggested that the two infections may interact...

    Authors: Humphrey D Mazigo, Fred Nuwaha, Shona Wilson, Safari M Kinung'hi, Domenica Morona, Rebecca Waihenya, Jorg Heukelbach and David W Dunne

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:2

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  5. Surveillance and response represent the final crucial steps in achieving effective control and particularly elimination of communicable diseases as recognized in the area of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs),...

    Authors: Xiao-Nong Zhou, Robert Bergquist and Marcel Tanner

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:1

    Content type: Editorial

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  6. The impact of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) on tuberculosis (TB), and the implications for TB and HIV control, is a public health challenge in Ghana – almost a quarter (23%) of all TB cases were HIV p...

    Authors: Gloria Akosua Ansa, John D Walley, Kamran Siddiqi and Xiaolin Wei

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2012 1:13

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. Malaria transmission can be affected by multiple or even hidden factors, making it difficult to timely and accurately predict the impact of elimination and eradication programs that have been undertaken and th...

    Authors: Jiming Liu, Bo Yang, William K Cheung and Guojing Yang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2012 1:11

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  8. Trachoma is widely distributed in sub-Saharan Africa and is mainly associated with poor water accessibility. However, these associations have never been demonstrated in some of the communities, especially in n...

    Authors: Michael J Mahande, Humphrey D Mazigo and Eliningaya J Kweka

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2012 1:10

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. Financial issues are major barriers for rural-to-urban migrants accessing tuberculosis (TB) care in China. This paper discusses the effectiveness of providing financial incentives to migrant TB patients (with ...

    Authors: Xiaolin Wei, Guanyang Zou, Jia Yin, John Walley, Huaixia Yang, Merav Kliner and Jian Mei

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2012 1:9

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. Over the last sixty years advances have been made in the control of schistosomiasis in P.R. China. There are, however, difficult challenges still to be met. This paper looks at the extent to which the health s...

    Authors: Charles Collins, Jing Xu and Shenglan Tang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2012 1:8

    Content type: Opinion

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  11. This review aims at providing synthetic information with scientific evidence on the trends in the malaria events from 1960 to 2011, with the hope that it will help policy makers to take informed decisions on p...

    Authors: Ernest Tambo, Ahmed Adebowale Adedeji, Fang Huang, Jun-Hu Chen, Shui-Sen Zhou and Ling-Hua Tang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2012 1:7

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  12. Public health programmes recommend timely medical treatment for Buruli ulcer (BU) infection to prevent pre-ulcer conditions from progressing to ulcers, to minimise surgery, disabilities and the socio-economic ...

    Authors: Mercy M Ackumey, Margaret Gyapong, Matilda Pappoe, Cynthia Kwakye Maclean and Mitchell G Weiss

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2012 1:6

    Content type: Research Article

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  13. This paper reviews the epidemiological status and characteristics of clonorchiasis at global level and the etiological relationship between Clonorchis sinensis infection and cholangiocarcinoma (CCA). A conservati...

    Authors: Men-Bao Qian, Ying-Dan Chen, Song Liang, Guo-Jing Yang and Xiao-Nong Zhou

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2012 1:4

    Content type: Scoping Review

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  14. Infectious diseases of poverty, a collective term coined for infections known to be particularly prevalent amongst poor populations, is increasingly used for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) with special tra...

    Authors: Xiao-Nong Zhou

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2012 1:1

    Content type: Editorial

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