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Something Big that Matters: The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s Commitment to Combat Climate Change

Chandy C. John  

Images in Clinical Tropical Medicine  

A Masquerade of Infectious Myositis as Polymyositis

Victoria Marie Ferreira Mank, Kevin Francis Brown, and Jefferson Roberts   

Coiled Encapsulated Trichinella Larva

Julika Kaplan, Christie J. Finch, and Jill E. Weatherhead   

A Suspected Case of Mixed Infection of Plasmodium vivax with Plasmodium falciparum: A Diagnostic Conundrum due to Pre-Analytical Error

Shreyam Acharya, Aparna Ningombam, and Abhirup Sarkar  

Stories from the Field 

My Love–Hate Relationship with Loxosceles in Africa

Julie M. Buser  


Perspective Pieces 


Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Academic Conferences: The Example of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Teun Bousema, Prashanth Selvaraj, Abdoulaye A. Djimde, Derya Yakar, Brittany Hagedorn, Abigail Pratt, Didier Barret, Kate Whitfield, and Justin M. Cohen   

What COVID-19 Reveals about the Neglect of WASH within Infection Prevention in Low-Resource Healthcare Facilities

Joanne A. McGriff and Lindsay Denny   

COVID-19 Response in Latin America

Patricia J. Garcia, Alex Alarcón, Angela Bayer, Paulo Buss, German Guerra, Helena Ribeiro, Karol Rojas, Rocío Saenz, Nelly Salgado de Snyder, Giorgio Solimano, Rubén Torres, Sebastián Tobar, Rafael Tuesca, Gilma Vargas, and Rifat Atun   

Malaria Situation in the Peruvian Amazon during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Katherine Torres, Freddy Alava, Verónica Soto-Calle, Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas, Hugo Rodriguez, Lidia Llacsahuanga, Dionicia Gamboa, and Joseph Vinetz   

Africa’s Nomadic Pastoralists and Their Animals Are an Invisible Frontier in Pandemic Surveillance

James M. Hassell, Dawn Zimmerman, Eric M. Fèvre, Jakob Zinsstag, Salome Bukachi, Michele Barry, Mathew Muturi, Bernard Bett, Nathaniel Jensen, Seid Ali, Stace Maples, Jonathan Rushton, Rea Tschopp, Yahya O. Madaine, Rahma A. Abtidon, and Hannah Wild    

Sex Workers Should not Be Forgotten in Africa’s COVID-19 Response

Yusuff Adebayo Adebisi, Aishat Jumoke Alaran, Rafiat Tolulope Akinokun, Alumuku Iordepuun Micheal, Esther Bosede Ilesanmi, and Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III   

Review Article 

Extrapulmonary Clinical Manifestations in COVID-19 Patients

Aila Sarkesh, Amin Daei Sorkhabi, Elham Sheykhsaran, Farbod Alinezhad, Nader Mohammadzadeh, Nima Hemmat, and Hossein Bannazadeh Baghi   

Usefulness of C-Reactive Protein and Other Host BioMarker Point-of-Care Tests in the Assessment of Non-Malarial Acute Febrile Illnesses: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis

Giulia Bertoli, Niccolò Ronzoni, Ronaldo Silva, Michele Spinicci, Chiara Perlini, Luca Omega, Tamara Ursini, Alessandro Bartoloni, Piero Olliaro, Zeno Bisoffi, and Dora Buonfrate  


Spatial Exposure of Agricultural Antimicrobial Resistance in Relation to Free-Ranging Domestic Chicken Movement Patterns among Agricultural Communities in Ecuador

Hayden D. Hedman, Lixin Zhang, Gabriel Trueba, Dayana L. Vinueza Rivera, Rafael A. Zurita Herrera, Jaun Jose Villacis Barrazueta, Gabriela I. Gavilanes Rodriguez, Bilal Butt, Johannes Foufopoulos, Veronica J. Berrocal, and Joseph N. S. Eisenberg   

Hansen’s Disease and Complications among Marshallese Persons Residing in Northwest Arkansas, 2003–2017

Sarah M. Labuda, Sandra H. Williams, Leonard N. Mukasa, and Linda McGhee   

Factors Determining Treatment Success in Children with Drug-Sensitive Tuberculosis in Ethiopia: A Three-Year Retrospective Analysis

Dereje Habte, Yared Tadesse, Dereje Bekele, Genetu Alem, Degu Jerene, Nebiyu Hiruy, Zewdu Gashu, Tadesse Anteneh, Daniel G. Datiko, Yewulsew Kassie, Pedro G. Suarez, and Muluken Melese   

Design and Evaluation of Risk Assessment Tools to Identify Pediatric Tuberculosis Infection in Bohol, the Philippines, a Low–HIV- and High–TB-Burden Setting

Salvacion R. Gatchalian, Nickolas T. Agathis, Nina T. Castillo-Carandang, Sarah M. Gunter, Kristy O. Murray, and Anna M. Mandalakas   

Lung Ultrasound Findings Compared with Chest X-Ray Findings in Known Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study in Lima, Peru

Matthew Fentress, Cesar Ugarte-Gil, Miguel Cervantes, Diego Rivas, David Moore, Philip Caliguiri, Kevin Bergman, Sassan Noazin, Andrew Padovani, and Robert H. Gilman   

Case Report: Recovery of Pathogenic Leptospira spp. from Routine Aerobic Blood Culture Bottles

Wiwit Tantibhedhyangkul, Ekkarat Wongsawat, Piriyaporn Chongtrakool, Surapee Tiengrim, Janjira Thaipadungpanit, and Yupin Suputtamongkol   

Case Report: Gestational Melioidosis through Perinatal Transmission

José Y. Rodríguez, Mónica G. Huertas, Gerson J. Rodríguez, Sandra Vargas-Otalora, Miguel A. Benıtez-Peñuela, Kelin Esquea, Rafael Rios, Laura R. Mendoza, Lorena Diaz, Jinnethe Reyes, and Carlos A. Álvarez-Moreno   

Case Report: Erythema Nodosum and Melioidosis: An Unreported Association

Moussa Diolombi, Maheesha Seneviratne, and Robert Norton   

Case Report: Six New Cases of Melioidosis in the Indian Ocean Region: Comoros, Madagascar, Reunion Island

Amélie Renou, Guillaume Miltgen, Renaud Blondé, Fanny Jean, Jérôme Allyn, and Nicolas Allou   

Safer In Vitro Drug Screening Models for Melioidosis Therapy Development

Anna S. Amiss, Jessica R. Webb, Mark Mayo, Bart J. Currie, David J. Craik, Sónia Troeira Henriques, and Nicole Lawrence   

Case Report: Treatment of Chromoblastomycosis with Combinations including Acitretin: A Report of Two Cases

Walter Belda Jr., Paulo Ricardo Criado, and Luiz Felipe Domingues Passero   

A Multisite Network Assessment of the Epidemiology and Etiology of Acquired Diarrhea among U.S. Military and Western Travelers (Global Travelers’ Diarrhea Study): A Principal Role of Norovirus among Travelers with Gastrointestinal Illness

Hayley R. Ashbaugh, June M. Early, Myles E. Johnson, Mark P. Simons, Paul C. F. Graf, Mark S. Riddle, and Brett E. Swierczewski for GTD Study Team   

Doxycycline Malaria Prophylaxis Impact on Risk of Travelers’ Diarrhea among International Travelers

Kathryn Lago, Kalyani Telu, David Tribble, Anuradha Ganesan, Anjali Kunz, Charla Geist, Jamie Fraser, Indrani Mitra, Tahaniyat Lalani, and Heather C. Yun for the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program TravMil Study Group   

Will More of the Same Achieve Malaria Elimination? Results from an Integrated Macroeconomic Epidemiological Demographic Model

Richard D. Smith, Marcus R. Keogh-Brown, R. Matthew Chico, Michael T. Bretscher, Chris Drakeley, and Henning Tarp Jensen   

Estimating Annual Fluctuations in Malaria Transmission Intensity and in the Use of Malaria Control Interventions in Five Sub-Saharan African Countries

RTS,S Epidemiology EPI-MAL-005 Study Group The RTS,S Epidemiology EPI-MAL-005 study group is composed of (per alphabetical order):  Elisha Adeniji, Kwaku Poku Asante, Owusu Boahen, Guillaume Compaoré, Boubacar Coulibaly, Seyram Kaali, Youssouf Kabore, Mathieu Lamy, John Lusingu, Anangisye Malabeja, Petra Mens, Mattéa Orsini, Lucas Otieno, Walter Otieno, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Janet Oyieko, Jean-Yves Pirçon, Nicolas Praet, François Roman, Ali Sie, Valentine Sing’oei, Sodiomon B. Sirima, Khadime Sylla, Roger Tine, Alfred B. Tiono, Mathilda Tivura, Effua Usuf, and Stéphanie Wéry   

Dynamics and Outcomes of Plasmodium Infections in Grammomys surdaster (Grammomys dolichurus) Thicket Rats versus Inbred Mice

Solomon Conteh, Jacqueline Kolasny, Yvette L. Robbins, Pati Pyana, Philippe Büscher, Javonn Musgrove, Brandi Butler, Lynn Lambert, John Patrick Gorres, and Patrick E. Duffy   

Evaluation of PfHRP2 and PfLDH Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test Performance in Assosa Zone, Ethiopia

Gezahegn Solomon Alemayehu, Karen Lopez, Cheikh Cambel Dieng, Eugenia Lo, Daniel Janies, and Lemu Golassa   

Liver Function Test Abnormalities in Experimental and Clinical Plasmodium vivax Infection

Anand Odedra, Lachlan Webb, Louise Marquart, Laurence J. Britton, Stephan Chalon, Joerg J. Moehrle, Nicholas M. Anstey, Timothy William, Matthew J. Grigg, David G. Lalloo, Bridget E. Barber, and James S. McCarthy   

Malaria Risk and Prevention in Asian Migrants to Angola

José Franco Martins, Cátia Marques, Benjamin Nieto-Andrade, Julia Kelley, Dhruviben Patel, Doug Nace, Camelia Herman, Joel Barratt, Gabriel Ponce de León, Eldin Talundzic, Eric Rogier, Eric S. Halsey, and Mateusz M. Plucinski  

Case Report: Visceral Leishmaniasis Falsely Diagnosed as Q Fever

Ankush Dhariwal, Sarah Jawad, and Tihana Bicanic   

Case Report: Confirmation by Metagenomic Sequencing of Visceral Leishmaniasis in an Immunosuppressed Returned Traveler

Eloise Williams, Nicole S. Isles, Torsten Seemann, Trevor Kilpatrick, Andrew Grigg, Marcel Leroi, Benjamin P. Howden, and Jason C. Kwong   

Assessment of Incubation Period of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis due to Leishmania major in Tunisia

Karim Aoun, Yasmine Kalboussi, Ines Ben Sghaier, Olfa Souissi, Houda Hammami, Hedia Bellali, and Aïda Bouratbine   

Targeting IL-27 and/or IL-10 in Experimental Murine Visceral Leishmaniasis

Henry W. Murray   

Agent-Based Simulation for Seasonal Guinea Worm Disease in Chad Dogs

Tyler Perini, Pinar Keskinocak, Zihao Li, Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben, Julie Swann, and Adam Weiss    

Evidence of Low Prevalence of Cystic Echinococcosis in the Catanzaro Province, Calabria Region, Italy

Tommaso Manciulli, Riccardo Serraino, Gian Luca D’Alessandro, Letizia Cattaneo, Mara Mariconti, Ambra Vola, Francesco Taccari, Roberta Narra, Giuseppe De Vito, Enrico Maria Trecarichi, Maria Mazzitelli, Giovanni Matera, Adriano Casulli, Nadia Marascio, Enrico Brunetti, Francesca Tamarozzi, and Carlo Torti   

Case Report: Three Cases of Neurocysticercosis in Central Africa

Olivier Mukuku, Sofía S. Sánchez, Marcellin Bugeme, and Hector H. Garcia   

Maternal Hookworm Infection and Its Effects on Maternal Health: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Tara E. Ness, Vedika Agrawal, Kathryn Bedard, Lara Ouellette, Timothy A. Erickson, Peter Hotez, and Jill E. Weatherhead   

Village Response to Mass Drug Administration for Schistosomiasis in Mwanza Region, Northwestern Tanzania: Are We Missing Socioeconomic, Cultural, and Political Dimensions?

Joseph R. Mwanga, Safari M. Kinung’hi, Justina Mosha, Teckla Angelo, Jane Maganga, and Carl H. Campbell, Jr.    

Case Report: Lung Ultrasound for the Guidance of Adjunctive Therapies in Two Invasively Ventilated Patients with COVID-19

Charalampos Pierrakos, Rachid Attou, Enrica Iesu, Hugues Baelongandi, Patrick M. Honore, Lieuwe D. J. Bos, Marcus J. Schultz, and David De Bels   

Case Report: A Patient with COVID-19 under Myelosuppression Induced by Chemotherapy

Yuki Otsuka and Taiichiro Kobayashi   

Case Report: Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis and COVID-19 Coinfection in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Stalz Charles Vilbrun, Laurent Mathurin, Jean W. Pape, Daniel Fitzgerald, and Kathleen F. Walsh    

Case Report: COVID-19 Associated Renal Infarction and Ascending Aortic Thrombosis

Aveek Mukherjee, Raisa Ghosh, and Marlene Marte Furment   

Case Report: Recurrent Clinical Symptoms of COVID-19 in Healthcare Professionals: A Series of Cases from Brazil

Christianne Fernandes Valente Takeda, Magda Moura de Almeida, Ricristhi Gonçalves de Aguiar Gomes, Tatiana Cisne Souza, Matheus Alves de Lima Mota, Luciano Pamplona de Góes Cavalcanti, and Jeová Keny Baima Colares   

The COVID-19 Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of the Nigerian Public

Oluwaseyitan A. Adesegun, Tolulope Binuyo, Oluwafunmilola Adeyemi, Osaze Ehioghae, David F. Rabor, Oyebola Amusan, Olutosin Akinboboye, Omiete F. Duke, Ayobami G. Olafimihan, Oluwafemi Ajose, Akolade O. Idowu, and Olumide Abiodun   

Experience of a Tertiary Hospital in Singapore with Management of a Dual Outbreak of COVID-19 and Dengue

Liang En Wee, Benjamin Pei Zhi Cherng, Edwin Philip Conceicao, Kenneth Choon-Meng Goh, Wei Yee Wan, Kwan Ki Karrie Ko, May Kyawt Aung, Xiang Ying Jean Sim, Limin Wijaya, Moi Lin Ling, and Indumathi Venkatachalam   

Sanitation Practices during Early Phases of COVID-19 Lockdown in Peri-Urban Communities in Tamil Nadu, India

Sania Ashraf, Jinyi Kuang, Upasak Das, and Cristina Bicchieri   

Is Higher Viral Load in SARS-CoV-2 Associated with Death?

Klinger Soares Faíco-Filho, Victor Cabelho Passarelli, and Nancy Bellei   

SARS-CoV-2 Serosurvey in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

John H. Kempen, Aida Abashawl, Hilkiah K. Suga, Mesfin Nigussie Difabachew, Christopher J. Kempen, Melaku Tesfaye Debele, Abel A. Menkir, Maranatha T. Assefa, Eyob H. Asfaw, Leul B. Habtegabriel, Yohannes Sitotaw Addisie, Eric J. Nilles, and Joseph C. Longenecker   

Stability of SARS-CoV-2 on Produce following a Low-Dose Aerosol Exposure

Andrew D. Haddow, Taylor R. Watt, Holly A. Bloomfield, Joshua D. Shamblin, David N. Dyer, and David E. Harbourt   

Case Report: Acute Vision Loss in a Young Returning Traveler with Dengue Fever

Melina Heinemann, Eileen Bigdon, Luzia Veletzky, Sabine Jordan, Johannes Jochum, Volker Knospe, Stefan Schmiedel, and Michael Ramharter  

Cost of Dengue Illness in Indonesia across Hospital, Ambulatory, and not Medically Attended Settings

Nandyan N. Wilastonegoro, Dinar D. Kharisma, Ida S. Laksono, Yara A. Halasa-Rappel, Oliver J. Brady, and Donald S. Shepard   

Space–Time Conditional Autoregressive Modeling to Estimate Neighborhood-Level Risks for Dengue Fever in Cali, Colombia

Michael R. Desjardins, Matthew D. Eastin, Rajib Paul, Irene Casas, and Eric M. Delmelle   

No Evidence of Acute Dengue Virus Infections at a Rural Site in Western Kenya, 2011 and 2013

Alastair I. Matheson, Ondari D. Mogeni, Joshua R. Lacsina, Melvin Ochieng, Allan Audi, Godfrey Bigogo, John Neatherlin, Harold S. Margolis, Barry Fields, Petronella Ahenda, Judd L. Walson, and Joel M. Montgomery   

Congenital Zika Virus Infection in a Birth Cohort in Vietnam, 2017–2018

Mya Myat Ngwe Tun, Masako Moriuchi, Michiko Toizumi, Elizabeth Luvai, Sandra Raini, Noriko Kitamura, Mizuki Takegata, Hien-Anh Thi Nguyen, Meng Ling Moi, Corazon C. Buerano, Dang Duc Anh, Lay-Myint Yoshida, Kouichi Morita, and Hiroyuki Moriuchi   

Long-Term Epidemiological Dynamics of Japanese Encephalitis Infection in Gansu Province, China: A Spatial and Temporal Analysis

Xuxia Wang, Li Su, Hongwen Zhu, Wenbiao Hu, Jing An, Caixia Wang, Qiannan E, Xin Qi, and Guihua Zhuang    

Ferritin, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, and C-Reactive Protein Level in Patients with Chikungunya-Induced Chronic Polyarthritis

Maira Sant Anna Genaro, Micheli Said de Marchi, Matheus Yung Perin, Isabelle Silva Cossô, and Renata Dezengrini Slhessarenko   

Treatment of Hepatitis C Genotypes 1 to 5 in Sub-Saharan Africa Using Direct-Acting Antivirals

Amir Sultan, Abate Bane, Grace Braimoh, and Jose D. Debes   

Methanol Fixation, but not Giemsa Staining, Inactivates Ebola and Lassa Viruses in Peripheral Blood Smears Made on Plastic Microscope Slides

Ryan F. Relich, Heinz Feldmann, and Elaine Haddock   

Assessment of Temperature–Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Association and Its Variability across Urban and Rural Populations in Wuxi, China: A Distributed Lag Nonlinear Analysis

Jingying Zhu, Ping Shi, Weijie Zhou, Xiaoxiao Chen, Xuhui Zhang, Chunhua Huang, Qi Zhang, Xun Zhu, Qiujin Xu, Yumeng Gao, Xinliang Ding, and Enpin Chen   

Serologic Evidence of Arthropod-Borne Virus Infections in Wild and Captive Ruminants in Ontario, Canada

Samantha E. Allen, Claire M. Jardine, Kathleen Hooper-McGrevy, Aruna Ambagala, Angela M. Bosco-Lauth, Melanie R. Kunkel, Daniel G. Mead, Larissa Nituch, Mark G. Ruder, and Nicole M. Nemeth   

Evaluating Over-the-Counter Household Insecticide Aerosols for Rapid Vector Control of Pyrethroid-Resistant Aedes aegypti

Sergio Dzib-Florez, Gustavo Ponce-García, Anuar Medina-Barreiro, Gabriela González-Olvera, Yamili Contreras-Perera, Felipe Del Castillo-Centeno, Ahmed M. M. Ahmed, Azael Che-Mendoza, Philip J. McCall, Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, and Pablo Manrique-Saide   

Case Report: An Uncommon Clinical Case of Fatal Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma Associated with HTLV-1 and Suspected due to Cutaneous Lesions and Epidemiologic Data

Isabelle Carvalho de Assis, João Gabriel Rodrigues Alberti, and Paulo Ricardo Criado   

Waterless Hand Cleansing with Chlorhexidine during the Neonatal Period by Mothers and Other Household Members: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial

Pavani K. Ram, Farzana Begum, Christina Crabtree-Ide, Mohammad Rofi Uddin, Anne M. Weaver, Md. Golam Dostogir Harun, Jelena V. Allen, Swapna Kumar, Sharifa Nasreen, Stephen P. Luby, and Shams El Arifeen  

Case Report: Extensive Tinea Corporis and Inflammatory Tinea Capitis Caused by the Anthropophilic Dermatophyte Trichophyton tonsurans

Mohammad Akhoundi, Anthony Marteau, Maryvonne Lintanf, Arezki Izri, and Sophie Brun   

Stability of Oxytocin Preparations in Malawi and Rwanda: Stabilizing Effect of Chlorobutanol

Nhomsai Hagen, Thomas Bizimana, Pierre Claver Kayumba, Felix Khuluza, and Lutz Heide   

Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Risk Factors for Mortality in Critically Ill Women Admitted to an Obstetric High-Dependency Unit in Sierra Leone

Claudia Marotta, Luigi Pisani, Francesco Di Gennaro, Francesco Cavallin, Sarjoh Bah, Vincenzo Pisani, Rashan Haniffa, Abi Beane, Daniele Trevisanuto, Eva Hanciles, Marcus J. Schultz, Michael M. Koroma, and Giovanni Putoto   

Letters to the Editor

Concurrent Antibiotic Therapy in Disseminated Strongyloidiasis

Chia Siang Kow and Syed Shahzad Hasan   

Antimicrobial Management of Disseminated Strongyloidiasis in a COVID-19 Patient

Audun J. Lier, Matthew W. Davis, and Jeffrey E. Topal  


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