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  1. The complexity of the Chagas disease and its phases is impossible to have a unique test for both phases and a lot of different epidemiological scenarios. Currently, serology is the reference standard technique...

    Authors: Guillermo Pascual-Vázquez, Montserrat Alonso-Sardón, Beatriz Rodríguez-Alonso, Javier Pardo-Lledías, Angela Romero Alegría, Pedro Fernández-Soto, Juan Luis Muñoz Bellido, Antonio Muro and Moncef Belhassen-García
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:95
  2. Migrant and left-behind families are vulnerable in health services utilization, but little is known about their disparities in immunization of non-National Immunization Program (NIP) vaccines. This study aims ...

    Authors: Yaguan Zhou, Duanhui Li, Yuan Cao, Fenhua Lai, Yu Wang, Qian Long, Zifan Zhang, Chuanbo An and Xiaolin Xu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:93
  3. China has a high burden of influenza-associated illness among children. We aimed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of introducing government-funded influenza vaccination to children in China (fully-funded pol...

    Authors: Qiang Wang, Huajie Jin, Liuqing Yang, Hui Jin and Leesa Lin
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:92
  4. Immunization is a crucial preventive measure to safeguard children under five years old against a range of diseases. In China, the coverage rate of non-National Immunization Program (non-NIP) vaccines can be i...

    Authors: Yun Lyu, Xiaozhen Lai, Yidi Ma and Hai Fang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:91
  5. Early identification of plasma leakage may guide treatment decisions in dengue patients. This study evaluated the value of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) to detect plasma leakage and predict hospitalization ...

    Authors: Lyda Osorio, Iñigo Prieto, Daniela Zuluaga, Deliana Ropero, Neelesh Dewan and Jonathan D. Kirsch
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:90
  6. Women’s health in resource-limited settings can benefit from the integrated management of high-burden diseases, such as female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) and human papilloma virus (HPV)-related cervical can...

    Authors: Jean-Marc Kutz, Pia Rausche, Tahinamandranto Rasamoelina, Sonya Ratefiarisoa, Ravo Razafindrakoto, Philipp Klein, Anna Jaeger, Rivo Solotiana Rakotomalala, Zoly Rakotomalala, Bodo Sahondra Randrianasolo, Sandrine McKay-Chopin, Jürgen May, Rapahel Rakotozandrindrainy, Dewi Ismajani Puradiredja, Elisa Sicuri, Monika Hampl…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:89
  7. Food systems instantiate the complex interdependencies across humans, physical environments, and other organisms. Applying One Health approaches for agri-food system transformation, which adopts integrated and...

    Authors: Si-Yu Gu, Fu-Min Chen, Chen-Sheng Zhang, Yi-Bin Zhou, Tian-Yun Li, Ne Qiang, Xiao-Xi Zhang, Jing-Shu Liu, Shu-Xun Wang, Xue-Chen Yang, Xiao-Kui Guo, Qin-Qin Hu, Xiao-Bei Deng and Le-Fei Han
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:88
  8. Immunotherapy shows promise as a treatment option for various cancers. However, there is growing concern over potential complications from hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation after checkpoint blockade immunot...

    Authors: Zhengzheng Xia, Jianyu Zhang, Wenjun Chen, Haiyan Zhou, Di Du, Kongcai Zhu, Hui Chen, Jun Meng and Jun Yang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:87
  9. The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is the first vaccine developed specifically targeting the prevention of cervical cancer. For more than 15 years, China has expedited a series of efforts on research and d...

    Authors: Xue-Lian Zhao, Shang-Ying Hu, Jia-Wei Hu, Hong-Hao Wang, Tian-Meng Wen, Yu-Shu Feng, You-Lin Qiao, Fang-Hui Zhao and Yong Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:86
  10. Tungiasis is a highly neglected tropical skin disease caused by the sand flea, Tunga penetrans, the female of which burrows into the skin, causing pain and itching. The disease occurs throughout South America and...

    Authors: Lynne Elson, Christopher Kamau, Sammy Koech, Christopher Muthama, George Gachomba, Erastus Sinoti, Elwyn Chondo, Eliud Mburu, Miriam Wakio, Jimmy Lore, Marta Maia, Ifedayo Adetifa, Benedict Orindi, Phillip Bejon and Ulrike Fillinger
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:85
  11. Immunization is one of the most far-reaching and cost-effective strategies for promoting good health and saving lives. A complex immunization schedule, however, may be burdensome to parents and lead to reduced...

    Authors: Jianing Xu, Yujie Cui, Chuican Huang, Yuanyuan Dong, Yunting Zhang, Lichun Fan, Guohong Li and Fan Jiang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:84
  12. Strongyloidiasis, caused by the nematodes Strongyloides stercoralis and Strongyloides fuelleborni, is estimated to affect over 600 million individuals worldwide. The disease is endemic in Southeast Asia, where a ...

    Authors: Abigail Hui En Chan, Teera Kusolsuk, Dorn Watthanakulpanich, Wallop Pakdee, Pham Ngoc Doanh, Azlin Mohd Yasin, Paron Dekumyoy and Urusa Thaenkham
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:83
  13. Blastocystis hominis (Bh) is zoonotic parasitic pathogen with a high prevalent globally, causing opportunistic infections and diarrhea disease. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection disrupts the immune sys...

    Authors: Shun-Xian Zhang, Ji-Chun Wang, Zhong-Wei Li, Jin-Xin Zheng, Wen-Ting Zhou, Guo-Bing Yang, Ying-Fang Yu, Xiu-Ping Wu, Shan Lv, Qin Liu, Mu-Xin Chen, Yan Lu, Zhi-Hui Dou, Da-Wei Zhang, Wen-Wen Lv, Lei Wang…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:82
  14. The increasing reports of resistance to pyrethroid insecticides associated with reduced efficacy of pyrethroid-only interventions highlight the urgency of introducing new non-pyrethroid-only control tools. Her...

    Authors: Magellan Tchouakui, Riccado F. Thiomela, Elysee Nchoutpouen, Benjamin D. Menze, Cyrille Ndo, Dorothy Achu, Raymond N. Tabue, Flobert Njiokou, Ateba Joel and Charles S. Wondji
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:81
  15. Zanzibar has made substantial progress in malaria control with vector control, improved diagnosis, and artemisinin-based combination therapy. Parasite prevalence in the population has remained around 1% but im...

    Authors: Bakar S. Fakih, Aurel Holzschuh, Amanda Ross, Logan Stuck, Ramadhan Abdul, Abdul-Wahid H. Al-Mafazy, Imani Irema, Abdallah Mbena, Sumaiyya G. Thawer, Shija J. Shija, Safia M. Aliy, Abdullah Ali, Günther Fink, Joshua Yukich and Manuel W. Hetzel
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:80
  16. The COVID-19 pandemic posed a danger to global public health because of the unprecedented physical, mental, social, and environmental impact affecting quality of life (QoL). The study aimed to find the changes...

    Authors: Mohammad Delwer Hossain Hawlader, Md Utba Rashid, Md Abdullah Saeed Khan, Mowshomi Mannan Liza, Sharmin Akter, Mohammad Ali Hossain, Tajrin Rahman, Sabrina Yesmin Barsha, Alberi Afifa Shifat, Mosharop Hossian, Tahmina Zerin Mishu, Soumik Kha Sagar, Ridwana Maher Manna, Nawshin Ahmed, Sree Shib Shankar Devnath Debu, Irin Chowdhury…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:79
  17. Human rabies outbreak transmitted by bats continues to be a relevant public health problem not only in the Amazon region. The disease has affected one of the areas with the greatest poverty in southeastern Bra...

    Authors: Dilceu Silveira Tolentino Júnior, Maryana Santos Vasconcelos Marques, Amanda Krummenauer, Magda Machado Saraiva Duarte, Silene Manrique Rocha, Mariana Gontijo de Brito, Ludmila Ferraz de Santana, Roberto Carlos de Oliveira, Eliseu Miranda de Assis, Kellyn Kessiene de Sousa Cavalcante and Carlos Henrique Alencar
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:78
  18. Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a debilitating and painful neglected tropical disease and is one of the leading causes of permanent disability. In many countries, the intersection of gender with various social st...

    Authors: Abriti Arjyal, Ayuska Parajuli, Chandani Kharel, Mariam Otmani Del Barrio and Sushil Chandra Baral
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:77
  19. The climate of southern Africa is expected to become hotter and drier with more frequent severe droughts and the incidence of diarrhoea to increase. From 2015 to 2018, Cape Town, South Africa, experienced a se...

    Authors: Tristan Taylor Lee, Mohamed Aqiel Dalvie, Martin Röösli, Sonja Merten, Marek Kwiatkowski, Hassan Mahomed, Neville Sweijd and Guéladio Cissé
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:76
  20. In onchocerciasis-endemic areas with high ongoing Onchocerca volvulus transmission, a high prevalence of epilepsy has been reported. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and clinical characteristics of ep...

    Authors: Kenneth Bentum Otabil, Blessing Ankrah, Emmanuel John Bart-Plange, Emmanuel Sam Donkoh, Fiona Amoabil Avarikame, Fredrick Obeng Ofori-Appiah, Theophilus Nti Babae, Prince-Charles Kudzordzi, Vera Achiaa Darko, Joseph Ameyaw, Joseph Gyekye Bamfo, Raji Abdul Sakibu, Daniel Antwi-Berko, Joseph Nelson Siewe Fodjo, María-Gloria Basáñez, Henk D. F. H. Schallig…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:75
  21. The current prevention and control strategy for Aedes albopictus heavily relies on comprehensive management, such as environmental management and chemical control. However, the wide application of pyrethroids has...

    Authors: Qunzheng Mu, Xin Zhao, Fengfeng Li, Wenyu Li, Xinxin Zhou, Xinchang Lun, Yiguan Wang, Dongdong Hua, Qiyong Liu, Di Xiao and Fengxia Meng
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:74
  22. In 2003, China implemented free antiretroviral therapy (ART) for people living with HIV (PLHIV), establishing an eligibility threshold of CD4 < 200 cells/μl. Subsequently, the entry criteria were revised in 20...

    Authors: Xinsheng Wu, Guohui Wu, Ping Ma, Rugang Wang, Linghua Li, Yinghui Sun, Junjie Xu, Yuwei Li, Tong Zhang, Quanmin Li, Yuecheng Yang, Lijing Wang, Xiaoli Xin, Ying Qiao, Bingxue Fang, Zhen Lu…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:73
  23. In the normal life cycle of the parasite (Echinococcus multilocularis) that causes alveolar echinococcosis, domestic and wild carnivores act as definitive hosts, and rodents act as intermediate hosts. The present...

    Authors: Nigus Abebe Shumuye, Li Li, Wen-Hui Li, Nian-Zhang Zhang, Yan-Tao Wu, Yao-Dong Wu, Wen-Jun Tian, Lin-Sheng Zhang, Xiao-Feng Nian, Guo-Dong Dai, Wei-Gang Chen, Sheng-Zhi Gao, Xue-Qi Tian, Jun-Shi Liu, Bin Li, Nigatu Kebede…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:72
  24. Schistosomiasis remains a public health issue and the need for accurate and affordable diagnostics is crucial in the elimination of the disease. While molecular diagnostics are highly effective, they are expen...

    Authors: Oyime P. Aula, Donald P. McManus, Malcolm K. Jones, Hong You, Pengfei Cai and Catherine A. Gordon
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:71
  25. One Health approach is crucial to tackling complex global public health threats at the interface of humans, animals, and the environment. As outlined in the One Health Joint Plan of Action, the international O...

    Authors: Xiao-Xi Zhang, Xin-Chen Li, Qi-Yu Zhang, Jing-Shu Liu, Le-Fei Han, Zohar Lederman, Janna M. Schurer, Patrícia Poeta, Md. Tanvir Rahman, Shi-Zhu Li, Kokouvi Kassegne, Kun Yin, Yong-Zhang Zhu, Shang Xia, Lu He, Qin-Qin Hu…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:70
  26. Authors: Lei Huang, Yi Sun, Dan‑Dan Huo, Ming Xu, Luo‑Yuan Xia, Ning Yang, Wei Hong, Lin Huang, Wei‑Min Nie, Ru‑He Liao, Ming‑Zhu Zhang, Dai‑Yun Zhu, Yan Li, He‑Cheng Ma, Xin Zhang, Yong‑Gang Li…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:69

    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:67

  27. Felids are the only definitive hosts of Toxoplasma gondii. However, the biological features of the feline small intestine following T. gondii infection are poorly understood. We investigated the changes in the ex...

    Authors: Bintao Zhai, Shi-Chen Xie, Jiyu Zhang, Jun-Jun He and Xing-Quan Zhu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:68
  28. Human babesiosis is a worldwide disease caused by intraerythrocytic protozoa of the genus Babesia. It is transmitted by bites from ixodid ticks, and mechanically transmitted by blood transfusion. It is primarily ...

    Authors: Lei Huang, Yi Sun, Dan-Dan Huo, Ming Xu, Luo-Yuan Xia, Ning Yang, Wei Hong, Lin Huang, Wei-Min Nie, Ru-He Liao, Ming-Zhu Zhang, Dai-Yun Zhu, Yan Li, He-Cheng Ma, Xin Zhang, Yong-Gang Li…
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:67

    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:69

  29. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection remains a major public health problem in Chinese mainland. Investigation of the distribution of genotypes contributed to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HCV infecti...

    Authors: Qiao Tang, Zhiwei Chen, Hu Li, Li Zhang, Mingli Peng, Yi Zeng, Xiaoqing Liu, Zubi Liu and Peng Hu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:66
  30. Patient and health system costs for treating multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) remain high even after treatment duration was shortened. Many patients do not finish treatment, contributing to increased ...

    Authors: Laura Rosu, Lucy Morgan, Ewan M. Tomeny, Claire Worthington, Mengdi Jin, Jasper Nidoi and David Worthington
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:65
  31. There is no recent epidemiological data on HIV infection in Gabon, particularly in pregnant women. To close this gap, an HIV-prevalence survey was conducted among Gabonese pregnant women, followed by a cross-s...

    Authors: Saskia Dede Davi, Dearie Glory Okwu, Marc Luetgehetmann, Frederique Mbang Abba, Martin Aepfelbacher, Lillian Rene Endamne, Ayodele Alabi, Rella Zoleko-Manego, Ghyslain Mombo-Ngoma, Saidou Mahmoudou, Marylyn Martina Addo, Michael Ramharter and Johannes Mischlinger
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:64
  32. Children under five are the vulnerable population most at risk of being infected with Plasmodium parasites, especially in the Sahel region. Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) recommended by World Health Organ...

    Authors: Ming Xu, Yun-Xuan Hu, Shen-Ning Lu, Muhammad Abdullahi Idris, Shu-Duo Zhou, Jian Yang, Xiang-Ning Feng, Yang-Mu Huang, Xian Xu, Ying Chen and Duo-Quan Wang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:63
  33. Acute diarrhea with fever can potentially represent a more severe form of the disease compared to non-febrile diarrhea. This study was to investigate the epidemiological characteristics and enteric pathogen co...

    Authors: Tao Wang, Gang Wang, Chun-Xi Shan, Yan-Qun Sun, Xiang Ren, Lin-Jie Yu, Yi-Fei Wang, Sheng-Hong Lin, Xiao-Ai Zhang, Hao Li, Cui-Hong Zhang, Meng-Jie Geng, Wei-Zhong Yang, Li-Ping Wang, Wei Liu and Li-Qun Fang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:62
  34. Helminthiases are highly endemic in Southeast Asia, including the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). This study aimed to assess the current intestinal helminth infections and the associated risk facto...

    Authors: Sengaloun Phonekeo, Sengchanh Kounnavong, Manithong Vonglokham, Latsamy Siengsounthone, Anousin Homsana, Sascha Gummin, Penelope Vounatsu, Prawat Nittiyanant, Suchin Worawichawong, Wichai Aekplakorn, Peter Odermatt and Somphou Sayasone
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:61
  35. Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate intracellular apicomplexan parasite and is responsible for zoonotic toxoplasmosis. It is essential to develop an effective anti-T. gondii vaccine for the control of toxoplasmosis,...

    Authors: Yu Shen, Bin Zheng, Hao Sun, Songrui Wu, Jiyuan Fan, Jianzu Ding, Meng Gao, Qingming Kong, Di Lou, Haojie Ding, Xunhui Zhuo and Shaohong Lu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:60
  36. Antimicrobial resistance is an increasing challenge in low and middle-income countries as it is widespread in these countries and is linked to an increased mortality. Apart from human and environmental factors...

    Authors: Ioana D. Olaru, Birgit Walther and Frieder Schaumburg
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:59
  37. Malaria remains a major burden in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). While an association between poverty and malaria has been demonstrated, a clearer understanding of explicit mechanisms through which socioeconomic po...

    Authors: Solomon T. Wafula, Theresa Habermann, Mara Anna Franke, Jürgen May, Dewi Ismajani Puradiredja, Eva Lorenz and Johanna Brinkel
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:58
  38. Tuberculosis is a bacterial infectious disease, which affects different parts of a human body, mainly lungs and can lead to the patient’s death. The aim of this study is to investigate the global prevalence of...

    Authors: Nader Salari, Amir Hossein Kanjoori, Amin Hosseinian-Far, Razie Hasheminezhad, Kamran Mansouri and Masoud Mohammadi
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:57
  39. The effect of urbanization on the morbidity of hepatitis A remains unclear. We aimed to estimate the association between various urbanization-related indices and hepatitis A morbidity in China.

    Authors: Bo-Wen Ming, Zhou Yang, Ze-Lin Yan, Chen Shi, Xiao-Han Xu, Li Li and Chun-Quan Ou
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:56
  40. Primary health care settings and hospitals of low- and middle-income countries have few accessible diagnostic tools and limited laboratory and human resources capacity to identify multiple pathogens with high ...

    Authors: Faisal Nooh, Afona Chernet, Klaus Reither, James Okuma, Norbert W. Brattig, Jürg Utzinger, Nicole Probst-Hensch, Daniel H. Paris and Anou Dreyfus
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:55
  41. Soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) were previously endemic in Shandong Province, China. This study aimed to analyze the STHs prevalence trend and the natural, social, and human cognitive and behavioural factors...

    Authors: Yan Xu, Yongbin Wang, Longjiang Wang, Xiangli Kong, Ge Yan, Yuejin Li, Cancan Bu and Benguang Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:54
  42. Malaria continues to cause burden in various parts of the world. Haiti, a Caribbean country, is among those aiming to eliminate malaria within a few years. Two surveys were conducted in Haiti during which we a...

    Authors: Jeanne Perpétue Vincent, Alexandre Valcena Existe, Kanako Komaki-Yasuda, Jacques Boncy and Shigeyuki Kano
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:53
  43. Chongming Island in China serves as a breeding and shelter point on the East Asian–Australasian Flyway. The resting frequency of migratory birds, abundance of mosquito populations, and the popular domestic pou...

    Authors: Yuan Fang, Tian Hang, Li-Min Yang, Jing-Bo Xue, Ryosuke Fujita, Xue-Song Feng, Tian-Ge Jiang, Yi Zhang, Shi-Zhu Li and Xiao-Nong Zhou
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:52
  44. Africa sees the surge of plague cases in recent decades, with hotspots in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, and Peru. A rodent-borne scourge, the bacterial infection known as plague is transmitted ...

    Authors: Ritik Agrawal, Jogesh Murmu, Sweta Pattnaik, Srikanta Kanungo and Sanghamitra Pati
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:50
  45. Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a wide-reaching infection of major public health concern. Iran is one of the six most endemic countries in the world. This study aims to provide a spatiotemporal visualization o...

    Authors: Neda Firouraghi, Robert Bergquist, Munazza Fatima, Alireza Mohammadi, Davidson H. Hamer, Mohammad Reza Shirzadi and Behzad Kiani
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:49
  46. Dengue virus (DENV) is a major public health threat, with Aedes albopictus being the confirmed vector responsible for dengue epidemics in Guangzhou, China. Mosquito densoviruses (MDVs) are pathogenic mosquito-spe...

    Authors: Ling Kong, Jie Xiao, Lu Yang, Yuan Sui, Duoquan Wang, Shaoqiang Chen, Peiwen Liu, Xiao-Guang Chen and Jinbao Gu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:48
  47. Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) are important contributors to the global burden of infectious diseases due to their epidemic potential, which can result in significant population and economic impacts. Oropouche f...

    Authors: Daniel Romero-Alvarez, Luis E. Escobar, Albert J. Auguste, Sara Y. Del Valle and Carrie A. Manore
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:47
  48. Mosquito control is needed to prevent dengue fever, which is mainly spread by Aedes albopictus in China. Application of insecticides is one of the main mosquito control methods; however, this approach can fail du...

    Authors: Wenqi Shan, Hao Yuan, Hanming Chen, Haowei Dong, Qiuming Zhou, Feng Tao, Jie Bai, Huiying Chen, Yajun Ma and Heng Peng
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:46
  49. The area of Oncomelania hupensis snail remains around 3.6 billion m2, with newly emerging and reemergent habitats continuing to appear in recent years. This study aimed to explore the long-term dynamics of snail ...

    Authors: Yanfeng Gong, Yixin Tong, Honglin Jiang, Ning Xu, Jiangfan Yin, Jiamin Wang, Junhui Huang, Yue Chen, Qingwu Jiang, Shizhu Li and Yibiao Zhou
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2023 12:45