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  1. Babesiosis is an emerging health risk in several parts of the world. However, little is known about the prevalence of Babesia in malaria-endemic countries. The area along the China-Myanmar border in Yunnan is a m...

    Authors: Xia Zhou, Sheng-Guo Li, Shen-Bo Chen, Jia-Zhi Wang, Bin Xu, He-Jun Zhou, Hong-Xiang Zhu Ge, Jun-Hu Chen and Wei Hu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:24
  2. In China, rabies is a significant public health concern where dogs remain the main reservoir of disease transmission to humans; rabies-related mortality ranks second in the world.

    Authors: Wenwu Yin, Jie Dong, Changchun Tu, John Edwards, Fusheng Guo, Hang Zhou, Hongjie Yu and Sirenda Vong
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:23
  3. Wenwu Yin and co-workers conducted a systematic review on challenges and needs to eliminate rabies in China (Yin et al., 2013 in this journal). Their analysis shows that there is considerable overrepresentatio...

    Authors: Jakob Zinsstag
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:22
  4. Studies on costs incurred by patients for tuberculosis (TB) care are limited as these costs are reported as averages, and the economic impact of the costs is estimated based on average patient/household income...

    Authors: Kingsley Nnanna Ukwaja, Isaac Alobu, Seye Abimbola and Philip Christy Hopewell
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:21
  5. Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) was discovered in the farms of the Karamay suburb, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the 1990s. Between 1992 and 1994, a house-to-house survey revealed a prevalence of 1.0-1.6% i...

    Authors: Li-Ren Guan, Yuan-Qing Yang, Jing-Qi Qu, Hao-Yuan Ren and Jun-Jie Chai
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:20
  6. Parasite infections often result in a switch of the human body’s predominant immune reaction from T-helper 1 (Th1)-type to Th2-type. Hence, parasite infections are widely expected to accelerate the progression...

    Authors: Li-Guang Tian, Tian-Ping Wang, Shan Lv, Feng-Feng Wang, Jian Guo, Xiao-Mei Yin, Yu-Chun Cai, Mary Kathryn Dickey, Peter Steinmann and Jia-Xu Chen
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:18
  7. The epidemic of H7N9 bird flu in eastern China in early 2013 has caused much attention from researchers as well as public health workers. The issue on modeling the transmission risks is very interesting topic....

    Authors: Viroj Wiwanitkit, Benyun Shi, Shang Xia, Guo-Jing Yang, Xiao-Nong Zhou and Jiming Liu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:17
  8. Globally, cestode zoonoses cause serious public health problems, particularly in Asia. Among all neglected zoonotic diseases, cestode zoonoses account for over 75% of global disability adjusted life years (DAL...

    Authors: Ning Xiao, Jia-Wen Yao, Wei Ding, Patrick Giraudoux, Philip S Craig and Akira Ito
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:16
  9. This scoping review analyzes the research gaps of three diseases: schistosomiasis japonica, malaria and echinococcosis. Based on available data in the P.R. China, we highlight the gaps between control capacity...

    Authors: Qi Zheng, Samantha Vanderslott, Bin Jiang, Li-Li Xu, Cong-Shan Liu, Le-Le Huo, Li-Ping Duan, Ning-Bo Wu, Shi-Zhu Li, Zhi-Gui Xia, Wei-Ping Wu, Wei Hu and Hao-Bing Zhang
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:15
  10. Analysis of consumer decision making in the health sector is a complex process of comparing feasible alternatives and evaluating the levels of satisfaction associated with the relevant options. This paper make...

    Authors: Shiva Raj Adhikari, Siripen Supakankunti and M Mahmud Khan
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:14
  11. Mobile technology has great potential to improve adherence and treatment outcomes in healthcare settings. However, text messaging and phone calls are unaffordable in many resource-limited areas. This study inv...

    Authors: Merav Kliner, Abigail Knight, Canaan Mamvura, John Wright and John Walley
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:12
  12. Despite the progress made in the control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD), schistosome and soil-transmitted helminth infections are far from being effectively managed in many parts of the world. Chemothera...

    Authors: Abdoulaye Dabo, Boubacar Bary, Bourema Kouriba, Oumar Sankaré and Ogobara Doumbo
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:11
  13. Avian influenza (AI) is a global public health threat. Understanding the knowledge that butchers have about it and the precautionary practices they take against it is crucial for designing future preparedness ...

    Authors: Mohan Paudel, Bimala Acharya and Mandira Adhikari
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:10
  14. In view of the rapid geographic spread and the increasing number of confirmed cases of novel influenza A(H7N9) virus infections in eastern China, we developed a diffusion model to spatiotemporally characterize...

    Authors: Benyun Shi, Shang Xia, Guo-Jing Yang, Xiao-Nong Zhou and Jiming Liu
    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2013 2:8
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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