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Clostridium septicum: A usual suspect? Aortic rupture following right hemicolectomy: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2018 Nov 22;54:51-54. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Department of Surgery, Epworth Health, Melbourne Australia; Gastrointestinal Clinical Institute, Epworth HealthCare, Melbourne Australia.

Introduction: There is a known association between Clostridium Septicum, mycotic aneurysm and colon neoplasm.

Case Presentation: We report the case of a 90 year old female admitted with abdominal pain to the general surgery unit. Admission CT scan demonstrated a thick walled caecum and pericaecal inflammation suspicious for a perforated carcinoma. Read More

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November 2018
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Myocardial Injury in Critically Ill Patients with Community-acquired Pneumonia: A Cohort Study.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

University Medical CenterUtrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Rationale: Myocardial injury, as reflected by elevated cardiac troponin levels in plasma, is common in patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), but its temporal dynamics and etiology remain unknown.

Objectives: Our aim was to determine the incidence of troponin release in patients with CAP and identify risk factors which may point to underlying etiologic mechanisms.

Methods: We included consecutive patients admitted with severe CAP to two intensive care units in the Netherlands between 2011 and 2015. Read More

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December 2018
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Integrated Aedes management for the control of Aedes-borne diseases.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Dec 6;12(12):e0006845. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

MIVEGEC, IRD, CNRS, University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France.

Background: Diseases caused by Aedes-borne viruses, such as dengue, Zika, chikungunya, and yellow fever, are emerging and reemerging globally. The causes are multifactorial and include global trade, international travel, urbanisation, water storage practices, lack of resources for intervention, and an inadequate evidence base for the public health impact of Aedes control tools. National authorities need comprehensive evidence-based guidance on how and when to implement Aedes control measures tailored to local entomological and epidemiological conditions. Read More

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December 2018
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Predictors associated with an increased prevalence of postimplantation syndrome after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for type B aortic dissection.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Department of Cardiology, Vascular Center, Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Coronary Heart Disease Prevention, Guangdong General Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China.

Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify patients who are at high risk of developing postimplantation syndrome (PIS) after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for type B aortic dissection.

Methods: This retrospective study included 646 patients who underwent TEVAR for type B aortic dissection between January 2010 and December 2015 at the Guangdong General Hospital. PIS was defined as fever (>38°C) and leucocytosis (>12 000 μl-1) without evidence of infection. Read More

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December 2018

High probability areas for ASF infection in china along the russian and korean borders.

Transbound Emerg Dis 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Center of Conservation Medicine & Ecological Safety, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, 150040, Heilongjiang province, P. R. China.

African swine fever (ASF) is a transcontinental, contagious, fatal virus disease of pig with devastating socioeconomic impacts. Interaction between infected wild boar and domestic pig may spread the virus. The disease is spreading fast from the west of Eurasia towards ASF-free China. Read More

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December 2018

Screening for Q fever. A tertiary care hospital-based experience in central Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Med J 2018 Dec;39(12):1195-1199

Department of Pathology, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. E-mail.

Objectives: To evaluate the presence of Coxiella burnetii  (C. brunetii) infection among patients presenting with fever of unknown origin (FUO).

Methods: A cross-sectional study of 100 patients (54 men and 46 women; mean age: 34. Read More

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December 2018

A case of ulceroglandular tularemia presenting with lymphadenopathy and an ulcer on a linear morphoea lesion surrounded by erysipelas.

Int Med Case Rep J 2018 12;11:313-318. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Regional Hospital of Bellinzona e Valli, 6500 Bellinzona, Ticino, Switzerland.

Tularemia is a zoonosis caused by the infection of (a gram-negative aerobic bacterium). Transmission to other animals or humans usually occurs through insect or tick bites, direct contact with a contaminated environment (mud or water), infected animals - mainly lagomorphs - or by ingesting undercooked meat or inhaling contaminated dust (hay or soil). This paper discusses the case of a 32-year-old man, who came to our Emergency Room presenting with persistent fever, inguinal lymphadenopathy, and an ulcer on his left lower limb on a linear morphoea lesion that had been there for some time. Read More

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November 2018

Detection of tick-borne infection in Morgellons disease patients by serological and molecular techniques.

Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 2018 9;11:561-569. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

IGeneX Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA, USA.

Background: Morgellons disease (MD) is a skin condition associated with Lyme disease (LD) and tick-borne illness. Patients with this skin disorder experience ulcerative lesions that contain multicolored filamentous collagen and keratin inclusions. Infection with various species of and other tick-borne pathogens has been detected in tissue and body fluid specimens from MD patients. Read More

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November 2018
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Risk factors for human brucellosis among a pastoralist community in South-West Kenya, 2015.

BMC Res Notes 2018 Dec 5;11(1):865. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA.

Objective: Brucellosis is one of the top five priority zoonosis in Kenya because of the socio-economic burden of the disease, especially among traditional, livestock keeping communities. We conducted a 1 year, hospital based, unmatched case-control study to determine risk factors for brucellosis among Maasai pastoralists of Kajiado County in 2016. A case was defined by a clinical criteria; fever or history of fever and two clinical signs suggestive of brucellosis and a positive competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay test (c-ELISA). Read More

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December 2018

Treatments used for malaria in young Ethiopian children: a retrospective study.

Malar J 2018 Dec 5;17(1):451. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Aldermoor Health Centre, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Close, Southampton, SO16 5ST, UK.

Background: In Ethiopia, medicinal plants have been used to treat different diseases, including malaria, for many centuries. People living in rural areas are especially noted for their use of medicinal plants as a major component of their health care. This study aimed to study treatment-seeking and prioritize plants/plant recipes as anti-malarials, in Dembia district, one of the malarious districts in Northwest Ethiopia. Read More

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December 2018

Nationwide school malaria parasitaemia survey in public primary schools, the United Republic of Tanzania.

Malar J 2018 Dec 5;17(1):452. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children, Dodoma, Tanzania.

Background: A nationwide, school, malaria survey was implemented to assess the risk factors of malaria prevalence and bed net use among primary school children in mainland Tanzania. This allowed the mapping of malaria prevalence at council level and assessment of malaria risk factors among school children.

Methods: A cross-sectional, school, malaria parasitaemia survey was conducted in 25 regions, 166 councils and 357 schools in three phases: (1) August to September 2014; (2) May 2015; and, (3) October 2015. Read More

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December 2018
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The effect of freeze-dried Carica papaya leaf juice treatment on NS1 and viremia levels in dengue fever mice model.

BMC Complement Altern Med 2018 Dec 5;18(1):320. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Herbal Medicine Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Background: Carica papaya leaf juice (CPLJ) was well known for its thrombocytosis activity in rodents and dengue patients. However, the effect of CPLJ treatment on other parameters that could contribute to dengue pathogenesis such as nonstructural protein 1 (NS1) production and viremia level have never been highlighted in any clinical and in vivo studies. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of freeze-dried CPLJ treatment on NS1 and viremia levels of dengue fever mouse model. Read More

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December 2018

Unusual Maculopapular Rash on the Scalp of a Patient with Mediterranean Spotted Fever.

Med Princ Pract 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Objective: To report a rare case of maculopapular rash on the scalp in a patient with Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF).

Clinical Presentation And Intervention: A 58-year-old woman with breast cancer and chemotherapy-induced alopecia contracted MSF. Her clinical features were typical, except for a maculopapular rash covering the scalp. Read More

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December 2018

Exploring the reason for increased activity of SHP2 caused by D61Y mutation through molecular dynamics.

Comput Biol Chem 2018 Oct 29;78:133-143. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

Tianjin Key Laboratory on Technologies Enabling Development of Clinical Therapeutics and Diagnostics (Theranostics), School of Pharmacy, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, 300070, China. Electronic address:

Juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia, an aggressive myeloproliferative neoplasm, is characterized by thrombocytopenia, splenomegaly, fever and excess myelomonocytic cells. Approximately 35% of patients with JMML occur D61Y mutation in PTPN11, and it increases the activity of the protein. However, the effect of the D61Y mutation on SHP2 conformations in molecular basis is poorly understood. Read More

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October 2018

Virus- and cell type-specific effects in orthohantavirus infection.

Virus Res 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany. Electronic address:

Orthohantaviruses Hantaan (HTNV) and Puumala (PUUV) virus cause hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), that is characterized by acute renal failure with often massive proteinuria and by morphological changes of the tubular and glomerular apparatus. Orthohantaviral N protein is found in renal cells and plays a key role in replication. However, the replication in human renal cells is not well characterized. Read More

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November 2018
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IN VITRO ANALYSIS OF SYNTHETIC PEPTIDES IN BLOCKING THE ENTRY OF DENGUE VIRUS.

Virus Res 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. Electronic address:

Dengue fever is the most prevalent arthropod-borne viral disease, and no specific therapeutic or promising antiviral drug is available for its treatment. Peptide inhibitors are less toxic than synthetic compounds and have found proven effective against viral infections. Here, three peptides that mimic part of the E protein of the dengue virus (DENV) were synthesized and evaluated for their inhibitory activity against four serotypes of DENV in African green monkey kidney (Vero) and rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) monkey kidney (LLC-MK2) cell lines. Read More

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November 2018

Post Dengue Fever Epidural Abscess With or Without Spondylodiscitis: A Case Series of Eight Patients in a Single Season in a Single Center: Does the Dengue Have a Predilection for the Neural Tissue?

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2018 Dec;43(24):E1454-E1462

Aster MIMS Hospital, Calicut, Kerala, India.

Study Design: A retrospective case series.

Objective: The aim of this study was to report the immunosuppression and secondary bacterial infection after dengue viral infection and the predilection of these infections in the spine. This can trigger further research in to this fact. Read More

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December 2018

21st-century typhoid fever-progression of knowledge but regression of control?

Authors:
Karen H Keddy

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 Dec;18(12):1296-1298

Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome in China.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 Nov 24;18(11):1180-1181. Epub 2018 Oct 24.

Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing 100029, China. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Beyond thrombocytopaenia, haemorrhage and shock: the expanded dengue syndrome.

Pathog Glob Health 2018 Dec 3:1-11. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

c Department of Parasitology, Faculty of medicine , University of Colombo , Colombo , Sri Lanka.

Dengue infection classically presents with fever, thrombocytopaenia, and varying degrees of plasma leakage, giving rise to shock. However, a myriad of other manifestations, involving the cardiovascular system, the nervous system, the liver, the kidneys, the gut and the haematological system have been reported in dengue. This review summarizes these varied presentations. Read More

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December 2018
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Coccidioidomycosis in Alpacas in the Southwestern United States.

Transbound Emerg Dis 2018 Dec 2. Epub 2018 Dec 2.

Valley Fever Center for Excellence, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

An anonymous web-based survey of alpaca owners was used to learn more about the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of coccidioidomycosis in alpacas in the United States. Thirty-seven owners, with 1,117 alpacas, completed the survey. Over 4% of alpacas included in the study were diagnosed with coccidioidomycosis between 2005 and 2016 (5 post mortem, 46 clinically). Read More

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December 2018

Dissociative state: Returned traveller with a high fever and low heart rate.

J Paediatr Child Health 2018 Dec;54(12):1395-1396

Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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December 2018
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Dissociative state: Returned traveller with a high fever and low heart rate.

J Paediatr Child Health 2018 Dec;54(12):1392

Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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December 2018
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Coxiella burnetii in wild mammals: a systematic review.

Transbound Emerg Dis 2018 Dec 1. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

Health& Biotechnology (SaBio) Group, Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC (CSIC-UCLM-JCCM), Ronda de Toledo 12, 13071, Ciudad Real, Spain.

Coxiella burnetii is a multi-host bacterium that causes Q fever in humans, a zoonosis that is emerging worldwide. The ecology of C. burnetii in wildlife is still poorly understood and the influence of host, environmental and pathogen factors is almost unknown. Read More

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December 2018

Challenges in HSV encephalitis: normocellular CSF, unremarkable CCT, and atypical MRI findings.

Infection 2018 Dec 1. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

Department of Neurology, Klinikum der Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich, Marchioninistr. 15, 81377, Munich, Germany.

Purpose: Herpes simplex virus (HSV) encephalitis continues to be the most common form of sporadic lethal encephalitis worldwide. The wide spectrum of clinical presentations and laboratory findings often poses a diagnostic challenge for physicians which might delay administration of life-saving therapy with acyclovir. Atypical presentations of HSV encephalitis have become increasingly prevalent with better diagnostic techniques and have not been well studied. Read More

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December 2018
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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: evaluation of drug safety data from the AMSP program during 1993-2015.

Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

University Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Brandenburg Medical School, Immanuel Klinik Rüdersdorf, Seebad 82/83, 15562, Rüdersdorf bei Berlin, Germany.

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a rare, but severe adverse drug reaction of drugs with anti-dopaminergic properties. The main symptoms are fever and rigor. In addition, other symptoms such as creatine kinase elevation, alteration of consciousness and various neurological symptoms may occur. Read More

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November 2018
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Percutaneous drainage and management of fluid collections associated with necrotic or cystic tumors in the abdomen and pelvis.

Abdom Radiol (NY) 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department of Radiology, Louisiana State University Health, Shreveport, LA, USA.

Purpose: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of percutaneous drainage for palliation of symptoms and sepsis in patients with cystic or necrotic tumors in the abdomen and pelvis.

Materials And Methods: This is a single center retrospective study of 36 patients (18 men, mean age = 51.1 years) who underwent percutaneous drainage for management of cystic or necrotic tumors in the non-postoperative setting over an 11-year period. Read More

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November 2018

Pulmonary Valve Prosthesis Endocarditis Caused By .

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Rep 2018 Jan 29;7(1):e47-e49. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Center of Infectious Diseases, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany.

  is a gram-negative bacterium assigned to the family of . Less than 1% of Q-fever infection leads to infective endocarditis (IE). Cases of reported pulmonary valve (PV) prosthesis endocarditis are scarce. Read More

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January 2018

Giant simple biliary cyst infection treated with minimally invasive percutaneous drainage.

World J Nucl Med 2018 Oct-Dec;17(4):293-295

Department of Interventional Radiology, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil.

We describe a minimally invasive alternative approach in a patient with infected hepatic cyst to stabilize the patient before definitive surgery. A 58-year-old man presented with fever and hypotension after 2 weeks of asthenia, chills, weight loss, slight abdominal pain, and a previous asymptomatic simple hepatic cyst. On ultrasound, a giant heterogeneous hepatic cyst with thick wall was noted. Read More

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December 2018
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Spondylodiscitis developing in a young man - diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties.

Reumatologia 2018 31;56(5):328-332. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Clinic of Rheumatology, UMHAT St. Ivan Rilski University Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Infectious spondylodiscitis is characterized by vertebral osteomyelitis, spondylitis, and discitis. Patients present with persistent low back pain, fever, or neurological findings. Diagnosis is made with a combination of clinical, radiological, and laboratory findings. Read More

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October 2018

Tocilizumab in the treatment of systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis - single-centre experience.

Reumatologia 2018 31;56(5):279-284. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Rheumatology, Medical University of Łódź, Poland.

Objectives: The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy and long-term safety of tocilizumab treatment in children with systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis in a single centre.

Material And Methods: The study was based on a retrospective analysis of a cohort of 10 patients with systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis who were treated with tocilizumab in the period September 2011-July 2017. Their medical records were analysed taking into consideration the effectiveness of tocilizumab treatment and frequency of side effects. Read More

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October 2018

Contact precautions for Crimean _ Congo haemorrhagic fever.

Authors:
Tahir Shahzad

J Pak Med Assoc 2018 Dec;68(12):1851-1850

Memon Medical Institute Hospital (MMIH).

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December 2018

Emergence of Multi-Resistant Enteric Infection In A Paediatric Unit Of Karachi, Pakistan.

J Pak Med Assoc 2018 Dec;68(12):1848-1850

Postgraduate trainee, Department of Paediatrics, Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, Karachi Medical and Denatl College.

From June 2018, onwards, there has been an upsurge of multi-resistant enteric infections in children admitted from various catchment areas of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH). This is a serious concern as very few antibiotics are available to treat the children. Children from June 2018 to September 2018 of age groups 5. Read More

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December 2018

Herpes simplex encephalitis and pseudotumour cerebri due to ısotretinoin.

J Pak Med Assoc 2018 Dec;68(12):1833-11835

Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Firat University, Elazig Turkey.

Isotretinoin can have significant adverse reactions on multiple systems. We report a unique case of pseudotumour cerebri and herpes encephalitis resulting due to isotretinoin. A 19-year-old female patient was admitted to our clinic, presenting with headache, nausea, vomiting and fever since three days. Read More

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December 2018
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Zika virus infection in human placental tissue explants is enhanced in the presence of dengue virus antibodies in-vitro.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2018 Dec 1;7(1):198. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

Institute of Virology, Campus Charité Mitte, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

The current Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak is associated with neurological malformations and disorders in neonates. Areas of increased incidence of malformations may overlap with dengue-hyperendemic areas. ZIKV infection is enhanced by antibodies against dengue virus (DENV) in cell culture and inbred mice. Read More

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December 2018

The phylogeography and incidence of multi-drug resistant typhoid fever in sub-Saharan Africa.

Nat Commun 2018 Nov 30;9(1):5094. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, 764 Vo Van Kiet, Quant 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

There is paucity of data regarding the geographical distribution, incidence, and phylogenetics of multi-drug resistant (MDR) Salmonella Typhi in sub-Saharan Africa. Here we present a phylogenetic reconstruction of whole genome sequenced 249 contemporaneous S. Typhi isolated between 2008-2015 in 11 sub-Saharan African countries, in context of the 2,057 global S. Read More

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November 2018

Visceral Mycoses in Autopsied Cases in Japan from 1989 to 2013.

Med Mycol J 2018 ;59(4):E53-E62

Department of Pathology, Kitasato University School of Medicine.

Background And Methods: Our group has continuously studied the epidemiology of visceral mycoses (VM) among autopsy cases in Japan from 1989 to 2013.

Results: First, from a total of 11,149 autopsied cases, 571 (5.1%) cases of VM were observed in 2013. Read More

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January 2018

Immune-mediated neurological manifestations of dengue virus- a study of clinico-investigational variability, predictors of neuraxial involvement, and outcome with the role of immunomodulation.

Neurol India 2018 Nov-Dec;66(6):1634-1643

Department of Neurology, Government Medical College Kota, Rajasthan, India.

Introduction: Our aim was to study dengue-related immune-mediated neurological complications (IMNC) during the recent epidemic.

Materials And Methods: This was a cross-sectional observational study of 79 IMNC cases from 1627 laboratory confirmed dengue cases from January 2015 to January 2016 and their follow-up for 3 months. According to the World Health Organization, cases were categorized into those having dengue fever (DF), and those having a severe syndrome that includes dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and dengue shock syndrome (DSS). Read More

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December 2018
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Novel insights and therapeutic approaches in idiopathic multicentric Castleman disease.

Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program 2018 Nov;2018(1):318-325

Division of Translational Medicine & Human Genetics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Castleman disease (CD) describes a heterogeneous group of hematologic disorders that share characteristic lymph node histopathology. Patients of all ages present with either a solitary enlarged lymph node (unicentric CD) or multicentric lymphadenopathy (MCD) with systemic inflammation, cytopenias, and life-threatening multiple organ dysfunction resulting from a cytokine storm often driven by interleukin 6 (IL-6). Uncontrolled human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) infection causes approximately 50% of MCD cases, whereas the etiology is unknown in the remaining HHV-8-negative/idiopathic MCD cases (iMCD). Read More

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November 2018

Road hauliers warned about African swine fever.

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Vet Rec 2018 Dec;183(21):641

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December 2018

[IgG4-related interstitial lung disease].

Medicina (B Aires) 2018 ;78(6):449-452

Servicio de Anatomía Patológica, Hospital Nacional Profesor Alejandro Posadas, El Palomar, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

IgG4-related disease is a heterogeneous group of diseases that can affect a single organ or manifest as a systemic disease. We present the case of a 55-yearold female, admitted for dry cough, fever, progressive dyspnea and respiratory failure. Chest CT showed areas of diffuse ground glass, reticular pattern and alveolar consolidation. Read More

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January 2018

Severe Sinus Bradycardia in Puumala virus infection.

Int J Infect Dis 2018 Nov 29. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Service de Médecine Interne, CHRU de Besançon, Besançon, France. Electronic address:

Puumala orthohantavirus (PUUV) is the most prevalent of the four species of zoonotic hantaviruses found in Europe, causing nephropathia epidemica, a mild form of hemorrhagic fever with acute kidney injury that presents with elevated serum creatinine level, proteinuria and hematuria. The febrile phase of the infection begins by flu-like syndrome, visual disturbance. Laboratory results can show thrombocytopenia. Read More

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November 2018
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An immunocompromised mouse model to infect Ixodes scapularis ticks with the relapsing fever spirochete, Borrelia miyamotoi.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2018 Nov 27. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States. Electronic address:

The hard tick-borne relapsing fever spirochete, Borrelia miyamotoi, has recently gained attention as a cause of human illness, but fundamental aspects of its enzootic maintenance are still poorly understood. Challenges to experimental studies with B. miyamotoi-infected vector ticks include low prevalence of infection in field-collected ticks and seemingly inefficient horizontal transmission from infected immunocompetent rodents to feeding ticks. Read More

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November 2018

A silent myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries associated with Graves' disease.

Heart Lung 2018 Nov 28. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Division of Endocrinology, Tongji Hospital, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Jiefang Road 1095, Wuhan 430030, Hubei, PR China. Electronic address:

Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a scarce but fatal complication in Graves' disease (GD). Silent myocardial infarction (MI) associated with GD has never been reported. A 37-year-old male patient was admitted due to poorly controlled hyperthyroidism and persistent fever. Read More

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November 2018

57-Year-Old Woman With Fever and Confusion.

Mayo Clin Proc 2018 Nov 28. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Advisor to resident and Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

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November 2018

Successful treatment of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus felis, a cryptic species within the Aspergillus section Fumigati: A case report.

J Infect Chemother 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department of Infection Control Science, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-4-3, Asahi-machi, Abeno-ku, Osaka, 545-8585, Japan; Research Center for Infectious Disease Sciences (RCIDS), Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-4-3, Asahi-machi, Abeno-ku, Osaka, 545-8585, Japan. Electronic address:

Aspergillus species are a major cause of life-threatening infections in immunocompromised hosts, and the most common pathogen of invasive aspergillosis is Aspergillus fumigatus. Recently, the development of molecular identification has revealed cryptic Aspergillus species, and A. felis is one such species within the Aspergillus section Fumigati reported in 2013. Read More

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November 2018