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  1. Content type: Research Article

    The wetlands used for some agricultural activities constitute productive breeding sites for many mosquito species. Thus, the agricultural use of insecticide targeting other pests may select for insecticide res...

    Authors: Chouaïbou Seïdou Mouhamadou, Sarah Souline de Souza, Behi Kouadio Fodjo, Marius Gonse Zoh, Nestor Kesse Bli and Benjamin Guibehi Koudou

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:64

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  2. Content type: Commentary

    In a recent article we discussed the feasibility of onchocerciasis elimination in Africa by 2025. We expressed concern that elimination may be impeded by failure to build on the lessons learned in the African ...

    Authors: Yankum Dadzie, Uche V. Amazigo, Boakye A. Boatin and Azodoga Sékétéli

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:62

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    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:50

    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:52

  3. Content type: Commentary

    A recent article “Is onchocerciasis elimination in Africa feasible by 2025: a perspective based on lessons learnt from the African control programmes” in Infectious Diseases of Poverty claimed that undue influenc...

    Authors: Frank O. Richards, B. E. B. Nwoke, Isam Zarroug, Edridah Tukahebwa, Nebiyu Negussu, T. B. Higazi, David Oguttu, Zerihun Tadesse, Emmanuel Miri, Nabil Aziz, Peace Habomugisha and Moses Katabarwa

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:52

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    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2018 7:63

    The Commentary to this article has been published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:62

  4. Content type: Commentary

    In response to the recent publication “Is onchocerciasis elimination in Africa feasible by 2025: a perspective based on lessons learnt from the African control programmes” by Dadzie et al., it is important to ...

    Authors: Ed Cupp, Mauricio Sauerbrey, Vitaliano Cama, Mark Eberhard, Patrick J. Lammie and Thomas R. Unnasch

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:50

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    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2018 7:63

    The Commentary to this article has been published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:62

  5. Content type: Research Article

    China has achieved zero indigenous malaria case report in 2017. However, along with the increasing of international cooperation development, there is an increasing number of imported malaria cases from Chinese...

    Authors: Shao-Sen Zhang, Jun Feng, Li Zhang, Xiang Ren, Elizabeth Geoffroy, Sylvie Manguin, Roger Frutos and Shui-Sen Zhou

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:61

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  6. Content type: Scoping Review

    Onchocerciasis (river blindness), caused by the filarial worm species Onchocerca volvulus, is a serious vector-borne neglected tropical disease (NTD) of public health and socioeconomic concern. It is transmitted ...

    Authors: Gebremedhin Gebrezgabiher, Zeleke Mekonnen, Delenasaw Yewhalaw and Asrat Hailu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:60

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    Mother to child transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV) remains the most common form of HBV infection in China. Prevention of HBV vertical transmission involves timely administration of the complete hepatitis ...

    Authors: Hui Zheng, Guo-Min Zhang, Po-Lin Chan, Fu-Zhen Wang, Lance Everett Rodewald, Ning Miao, Xiao-Jin Sun, Zun-Dong Yin, Jeffrey Edwards and Hua-Qing Wang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:57

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  8. Content type: Opinion

    There was no global guidance or agreement regarding when a country has an adequate system to report on the service packages among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) key populations. This article describes an a...

    Authors: Jinkou Zhao, Sonia Arias Garcia, Ed Ngoksin, Jesus Maria Garcia Calleja, Chinelo Ogbuanu, Sandra Kuzmanovska, Nicholas Oliphant, David Lowrance, Nathalie Zorzi, Peter M. Hansen and Keith Sabin

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:58

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    Tuberculosis (TB) patient management (TPM) is crucial to improve patient compliance to treatment. The coverage of TPM delivered by TB dispensaries or Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was not hi...

    Authors: Jie Pu, Wei Chen, Wei-Xi Jiang, Wei Xing, Sheng-Xiang Liang, Geng Wang, Shi-Li Liu, Hao Wu, Ying Li and Sheng-Lan Tang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:55

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    Baseline mapping of soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections among school age children (SAC) in 2008–2009 found high or moderate prevalence in 13 of the 14 districts in Sierra Leone. Following these surveys,...

    Authors: Yakuba Mohamed Bah, Mohamed Salieu Bah, Jusufu Paye, Abdulai Conteh, Sam Saffa, Alie Tia, Mustapha Sonnie, Amy Veinoglou, Joseph J. Amon, Mary Hamer Hodges and Yaobi Zhang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:41

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  11. Content type: Research Article

    Scrub typhus is a life-threatening disease caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, and specific antimicrobial medicine is available. Early and accurate diagnosis is essential for reducing the risk of severe complicatio...

    Authors: Hua-Lei Xin, Jian-Xing Yu, Mao-Gui Hu, Fa-Chun Jiang, Xiao-Jing Li, Li-Ping Wang, Ji-Lei Huang, Jin-Feng Wang, Jun-Ling Sun and Zhong-Jie Li

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:59

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  12. Content type: Short Report

    Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is an emerging infectious disease caused by severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus (SFTSV). SFTSV has been found in humans, ticks and animals, and ...

    Authors: Xue-Yong Huang, Yan-Hua Du, Hai-Feng Wang, Ai-Guo You, Yi Li, Jia Su, Yi-Fei Nie, Hong-Xia Ma and Bian-Li Xu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:56

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  13. Content type: Research Article

    There are limited nationally representative studies globally in the post-2015 END tuberculosis (TB) era regarding wealth related inequity in the distribution of catastrophic costs due to TB care. Under the Chi...

    Authors: Cai-Hong Xu, Kathiresan Jeyashree, Hemant Deepak Shewade, Yin-Yin Xia, Li-Xia Wang, Yan Liu, Hui Zhang and Li Wang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:46

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  14. Content type: Research Article

    An “integrated control” strategy has been implemented within seven provinces at highest risk for schistosomiasis along Yangtze River in Peoples’ Republic of China (P. R. China) since 2004. Since Oncomelania hupen...

    Authors: Si-Min Dai, Jeffrey Edwards, Zhou Guan, Shan Lv, Shi-Zhu Li, Li-Juan Zhang, Jun Feng, Ning Feng, Xiao-Nong Zhou and Jing Xu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:48

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  15. Content type: Scoping Review

    The role of governance in strengthening tuberculosis (TB) control has received little research attention. This review provides evidence of how institutional designs and organisational practices influence imple...

    Authors: Daniel Chukwuemeka Ogbuabor and Obinna Emmanuel Onwujekwe

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:45

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  16. Content type: Research Article

    Despite efforts to control neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases remain widely prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa. Recent data suggest that these infections are pr...

    Authors: Hlengiwe Sacolo-Gwebu, Moses Chimbari and Chester Kalinda

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:47

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  17. Content type: Scoping Review

    Infectious diseases encompass a large spectrum of diseases that threaten human health, and coinfection is of particular importance because pathogen species can interact within the host. Currently, the antagoni...

    Authors: Shi-Shi Shen, Xiao-Yan Qu, Wei-Zhe Zhang, Jian Li and Zhi-Yue Lv

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:49

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  18. Content type: Short Report

    Both passive and active surveillance of drug resistance have an important role in tuberculosis (TB) control program. Surveillance data are important to estimate the magnitude of drug resistance TB, to know the...

    Authors: Getu Diriba, Abebaw Kebede, Habteyes Hailu Tola, Ayinalem Alemu, Mengistu Tadesse, Epherem Tesfaye, Zemedu Mehamed, Abiyot Meaza, Bazezew Yenew, Hilina Molalign, Biniyam Dagne, Waganeh Sinshaw, Misikir Amare, Shewki Moga, Yeshiwork Abebaw and Getachew Sied

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:54

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  19. Content type: Scoping Review

    Strongyloidiasis is a gastrointestinal infection caused by the parasitic nematode Strongyloides stercoralis. It is estimated to infect up to 370 million people globally and is predominately found in tropical and ...

    Authors: Yitagele Terefe, Kirstin Ross and Harriet Whiley

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:53

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  20. Content type: Scoping Review

    The climate variables that directly influence vector-borne diseases’ ecosystems are mainly temperature and rainfall. This is not only because the vectors bionomics are strongly dependent upon these variables, ...

    Authors: Florence Fouque and John C. Reeder

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:51

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  21. Content type: Research Article

    Tuberculosis (TB) prevalence is closely associated with poverty in China, and poor patients face more barriers to treatment. Using an insurance-based approach, the China-Gates TB program Phase II was implement...

    Authors: Di Dong, Wei-Xi Jiang, Qian Long, Fei Huang, Hui Zhang, Jia-Ying Chen, Li Xiang, Qiang Li, Sheng-Lan Tang and Henry Lucas

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:44

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  22. Content type: Research Article

    A key issue in achieving and sustaining malaria elimination is the need to prevent local transmission arising from imported cases of malaria. The likelihood of this occurring depends on a range of local factor...

    Authors: Lei Lei, Jack S. Richards, Zhi-Hong Li, Yan-Feng Gong, Shao-Zai Zhang and Ning Xiao

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:43

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  23. Content type: Correction

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    Authors: Tie-Wu Jia, Wei Wang, Le-Ping Sun, Shan Lv, Kun Yang, Neng-Min Zhang, Xi-Bao Huang, Jian-Bing Liu, Han-Cheng Liu, Rui-Hua Liu, Fathia A. Gawish, Mohamed R. Habib, Mohamed A. El-Emam, Charles H. King and Xiao-Nong Zhou

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:42

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    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:27

  24. Content type: Research Article

    The Kato-Katz technique is recommended worldwide for the diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis, detecting parasite eggs in feces of infected people. However, new tests have been developed in order to facilit...

    Authors: Sergei Rodrigo Magalhães de Sousa, Isabelle Helena Lima Dias, Álvaro Luan Santana Fonseca, Bianca Rodrigues Contente, Joyce Favacho Cardoso Nogueira, Tatyellen Natasha da Costa Oliveira, Stefan Michael Geiger and Martin Johannes Enk

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:37

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  25. Content type: Commentary

    In 2017, the Centre for Global Health (CGH) at the University of Oslo in collaboration with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Nora...

    Authors: Katharina Klohe, John Amuasi, Joyce Moriku Kaducu, Ingeborg Haavardsson, Ekaterina Bogatyreva, Kristine Husøy Onarheim, Wendy Harrison, Frederik Kristensen, Clarissa Prazeres da Costa and Andrea S. Winkler

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:40

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  26. Content type: Research Article

    The island of Hispaniola, shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic (DR), is the only remaining malaria-endemic island in the Caribbean and accounts for 95% of the lymphatic filariasis (LF) burden in the Amer...

    Authors: Hunter M. Keys, Gregory S. Noland, Madsen Beau De Rochars, Stephen Blount and Manuel Gonzales

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:39

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  27. Content type: Research Article

    Lymphatic filariasis is endemic in nine of the eleven Member States of the World Health Organization South East Asia Region. This article describes the intensive interventions with the National Programme for E...

    Authors: Sunsanee Rojanapanus, Tanaporn Toothong, Patcharida Boondej, Suwich Thammapalo, Naraporn Khuanyoung, Weena Santabutr, Preecha Prempree, Deyer Gopinath and Kapa D. Ramaiah

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:38

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  28. Content type: Scoping Review

    Drylands, which are among the biosphere’s most naturally limiting and environmentally variable ecosystems, constitute three-quarters of the African continent. As a result, environmental sustainability and huma...

    Authors: Bruce A. Wilcox, Pierre Echaubard, Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky and Bernadette Ramirez

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:36

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  29. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    In a study from the onchocerciasis-endemic area of Mahenge in southern Tanzania, Mmbando et al. [Inf Dis Poverty. 2018;7:64] demonstrate that in four selected villages the overall epilepsy prevalence was high,...

    Authors: Christoph Kaiser, Bruno P. Mmbando, Joseph N. Siewe Fodjo, Patrick Suykerbuyk, Mohamed Mnacho, Advocatus Kakorozya, William Matuja, Adam Hendy, Helena Greter, Williams H. Makunde and Robert Colebunders

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:35

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  30. Content type: Scoping Review

    In onchocerciasis-endemic areas, particularly in those with a sub-optimal onchocerciasis control programme, a high prevalence of epilepsy is observed. Both onchocerciasis and epilepsy are stigmatizing conditio...

    Authors: Sarah O’Neill, Julia Irani, Joseph Nelson Siewe Fodjo, Denis Nono, Catherine Abbo, Yasuaki Sato, Augustine Mugarura, Housseini Dolo, Maya Ronse, Alfred K. Njamnshi and Robert Colebunders

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:34

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  31. Content type: Correction

    In the original publication of this article [1], there is an error in the section of ‘Ethics approval and consent to participate’ at the end of the article, the correct Ethics reference number should be HE5514...

    Authors: Kavin Thinkhamrop, Narong Khuntikeo, Paiboon Sithithaworn, Wilaiphorn Thinkhamrop, Kinley Wangdi, Matthew J. Kelly, Apiporn T. Suwannatrai and Darren J. Gray

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:33

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    The original article was published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:18

  32. Content type: Scoping Review

    Reports of natural infections of Schistosoma mansoni in a number of species of nonhuman primates (NHPs) in Africa, coupled with the substantial overlap of NHP habitats and human schistosomiasis endemic areas, has...

    Authors: Lindsay Richards, Berhanu Erko, Keerati Ponpetch, Sadie J. Ryan and Song Liang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:32

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  33. Content type: Short Report

    This study is aimed to estimate the epidemiological burden of dengue in Odisha, India using the disability adjusted life year (DALY) methods and to explore the associated factors in the year 2010–2016. During ...

    Authors: Subhashisa Swain, Minakshi Bhatt, Sanghamitra Pati and Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:31

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  34. Content type: Case Study

    In 2012, the Ugandan Government declared an epidemic of Nodding Syndrome (NS) in the Northern districts of Gulu, Kitgum, Lamwo and Pader. Treatment guidelines were developed and NS treatment centres were estab...

    Authors: Catherine Abbo, Amos Deogratius Mwaka, Bernard Toliva Opar and Richard Idro

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:30

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  35. Content type: Research Article

    The echinococcosis is prevalent in 10 provinces /autonomous region in western and northern China. Epidemiological survey of echinococcosis in China in 2012 showed the average prevalence of four counties in Tib...

    Authors: Bin Li, Gongsang Quzhen, Chui-Zhao Xue, Shuai Han, Wei-Qi Chen, Xin-Liu Yan, Zhong-Jie Li, M. Linda Quick, Yong Huang, Ning Xiao, Ying Wang, Li-Ying Wang, Gesang Zuoga, Bianba, Gangzhu, Bing-Cheng Ma…

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:29

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  36. Content type: Commentary

    Malaria-related mortality has a very high association with poverty rates, and the disease is most prevalent in low- and middle-income countries. To achieve the malaria-specific targets of the Sustainable Devel...

    Authors: Minghui Ren

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:28

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  37. Content type: Commentary

    Asia is a region that is rapidly urbanising. While overall urban health is above rural health standards, there are also pockets of deep health and social disadvantage within urban slum and peri-urban areas tha...

    Authors: John Grundy, Xiaojun Wang, Kunihiko Chris Hirabayashi, Richard Duncan, Dexter Bersonda, Abu Obeida Eltayeb, Godwin Mindra and Robin Nandy

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:26

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  38. Content type: Short Report

    Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV remain a major causes of morbidity and mortality globally. We conducted an analysis of TB/HIV surveillance data to describe the trends in HIV testing coverage and HIV positivity rate ...

    Authors: Nguyen Binh Hoa and Nguyen Viet Nhung

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:25

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  39. Content type: Research Article

    Control of snail intermediate hosts has been proved to be a fast and efficient approach for interrupting the transmission of schistosomiasis. Some plant extracts have shown obvious molluscicidal activity, and ...

    Authors: Tie-Wu Jia, Wei Wang, Le-Ping Sun, Shan Lv, Kun Yang, Neng-Min Zhang, Xi-Bao Huang, Jian-Bing Liu, Han-Cheng Liu, Rui-Hua Liu, Fathia A. Gawish, Mohamed R. Habib, Mohamed A. El-Emam, Charles H. King and Xiao-Nong Zhou

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:27

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:42

  40. Content type: Research Article

    With the closure of the Three Gorges Dam in 2003 the hydrology of Poyang Lake was altered dramatically leading to significant changes in the environment. In order to assess the impact on schistosomiasis this s...

    Authors: Fei Hu, Jun Ge, Shang-Biao Lv, Yi-Feng Li, Zhao-Jun Li, Min Yuan, Zhe Chen, Yue-Ming Liu, Yue-Sheng Li, Allen G. Ross and Dan-Dan Lin

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:23

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  41. Content type: Research Article

    Dengue fever (DF) is a common mosquito-borne viral infectious disease in the world, and increasingly severe DF epidemics in China have seriously affected people’s health in recent years. Thus, investigating sp...

    Authors: Lan Zheng, Hong-Yan Ren, Run-He Shi and Liang Lu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:24

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  42. Content type: Research Article

    Helminthiases have placed a huge burden of disease on the population in China. However, widespread control activities have led to significant achievements. As health education has been widely disseminated and ...

    Authors: Men-Bao Qian, Chang-Hai Zhou, Hui-Hui Zhu, Ting-Jun Zhu, Ji-Lei Huang, Ying-Dan Chen and Xiao-Nong Zhou

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:22

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  43. Content type: Scoping Review

    Helminths are endemic in more than half of the world’s countries, raising serious public health concerns. Accurate diagnosis of helminth infection is crucial to control strategies. Traditional parasitological ...

    Authors: Miao-Han Deng, Lan-Yi Zhong, Okanurak Kamolnetr, Yanin Limpanont and Zhi-Yue Lv

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:20

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  44. Content type: Research Article

    In response to the high financial burden of health services facing tuberculosis (TB) patients in China, the China-Gates TB project, Phase II, has implemented a new financing and payment model as an important c...

    Authors: Wei-Xi Jiang, Qian Long, Henry Lucas, Di Dong, Jia-Ying Chen, Li Xiang, Qiang Li, Fei Huang, Hong Wang, Chris Elbers, Frank Cobelens and Sheng-Lan Tang

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:21

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  45. Content type: Research Article

    Opisthorchis viverrini infection is highly prevalent in northeast Thailand. This liver fluke is classified as a carcinogen due to its causal links with cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) development. Although treatment wit...

    Authors: Kavin Thinkhamrop, Narong Khuntikeo, Paiboon Sithithaworn, Wilaiphorn Thinkhamrop, Kinley Wangdi, Matthew J. Kelly, Apiporn T. Suwannatrai and Darren J. Gray

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:18

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:33

  46. Content type: Scoping Review

    At present, there is a continuous flow of immigrants from the south of the world to north-western countries. Often immigrants originate from areas of high-prevalence of viral hepatitis and pose a challenge to ...

    Authors: Nicola Coppola, Loredana Alessio, Lorenzo Onorato, Caterina Sagnelli, Margherita Macera, Evangelista Sagnelli and Mariantonietta Pisaturo

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:17

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  47. Content type: Scoping Review

    Although Africa is a region of hyper endemicity to viral hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) infections, there is limited data on their related burden among pregnant women. The present systematic review and meta-ana...

    Authors: Jean Joel Bigna, Angeladine M. Kenne, Aghiles Hamroun, Marie S. Ndangang, Audrey Joyce Foka, Dahlia Noelle Tounouga, Rémi Lenain, Marie A. Amougou and Jobert Richie Nansseu

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:16

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  48. Content type: Case report

    The 2014–2016 Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa was the largest outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in history. Clarifying the influence of other prevalent diseases such as human immunodeficiency virus inf...

    Authors: William J. Liu, Hai-Yang Hu, Qiu-Dong Su, Zhe Zhang, Yang Liu, Yu-Lan Sun, Xian-Da Yang, Da-Peng Sun, Shao-Jian Cai, Xiu-Xu Yang, Idrissa Kamara, Abdul Kamara, Matt Lebby, Brima Kargbo, Patricia Ongpin, Xiao-Ping Dong…

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:15

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  49. Content type: Scoping Review

    Malaria causes significant morbidity and mortality each year. In the past few years, the global malaria cases have been declining and many endemic countries are heading towards malaria elimination. Nevertheles...

    Authors: Sunil Dhiman

    Citation: Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:14

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2019 8:19