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December 2021

 

EDITORIAL

Tropical Infectious Diseases: Still Here, Still Raging, Still Killing
Peter J. Hotez   

                                        

 

Images in Clinical Tropical Medicine

Bilateral Adrenal Histoplasmosis in an Immunocompetent Host

Anthony Lieu, Deirdre Church, and Stephen Vaughan     

 

Probable Spinal Neuroschistosomiasis Manifesting as Transverse Myelitis

Rusheng Chew 

 

An Atypical Presentation of Scabies

Arezki Izri and Mohammad Akhoundi     

 

Cynidae Pigmentation

M. Prarthana and Karthikeyan Kaliaperumal        

 

Cauliflower Ear in Lepromatous Leprosy

Palaniappan Vijayasankar and Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan

 

Lupus Vulgaris

Palaniappan Vijayasankar, Raveendran Premjith, and Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan 

 

STORIES FROM THE FIELD

The Supposedly Innocuous Eye Worm: Or, What Could Make You Put Chili in Your Eye?

Luzia Veletzky, Ghyslain Mombo-Ngoma, and Michael Ramharter

 

PERSPECTIVES 

Compassionate Leadership: Essential for the Future of Tropical Medicine and Global Health

Evan Harrel, Laura Berland, Julie Jacobson, and David G. Addiss  

 

The Value and Interpretation of Race and Ethnicity Data in the Era of Global Migration: A Change Is in Order

Serin Edwin Erayil, M. Kumi Smith, Tsige Gebreslasse, Patricia F. Walker, Erin M. Mann, Syreeta Wilkins, and
William M. Stauffer        

 

Response to Valle and Zorello Laporta: Clarifying the Use of Instrumental Variable Methods to Understand the Effects of
Environmental Change on Infectious Disease Transmission

Andrew J. MacDonald and Erin A. Mordecai

               

Sex Workers Should Be Included in COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Gladson Vaghela, Catherine Hermoso, Attaullah Ahmadi, and Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno, III             

 

Global Health Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges, Adaptations, and Lessons Learned

Kristina M. Krohn, Michael A. Sundberg, Nasreen S. Quadri, William M. Stauffer, Adriana Dhawan, Hope Pogemiller,
Viviane Tchonang Leuche, Sarah Kesler, Tsige H. Gebreslasse, Megan K. Shaughnessy, Bobbi Pritt, Alma Habib, Beth Scudder, Sarah Sponsler, Stephen Dunlop, and Brett Hendel-Paterson    

    

 

REVIEW ARTICLES

Taenia solium Metacestode Factor as Probable Cause of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

José L. Molinari

         

articLES

 

Case Report: Home-based Management of Severe COVID-19 with Low-dose Tofacitinib

Ashish Sharma and Mohammad Ali         

 

Restarting Neglected Tropical Diseases Programs in West Africa during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Best Practices

Achille Kabore, Stephanie L. Palmer, Ernest Mensah, Virginie Ettiegne-Traore, Rose Monteil, Franck Sintondji, Justin Tine, Daniel Tesfaye, Kisito Ogoussan, Diana Stukel, Brian B. Fuller, Katherine Sanchez, Bolivar Pou, Benoit Dembele, Angela Weaver, Steven Reid, Marie Denise Milord, Yao Kassankogno, Anders Seim and Joseph Shott    

 

Hand Hygiene and Mask-Wearing Practices during COVID-19 among Healthcare Workers: Misinformation as a Predictor

Senhu Wang, Lambert Zixin Li, Natasha van Antwerpen, Sutrisno Suparman, Mergy Gayatri, Ningrum Paramita Sari, and Stephen X. Zhang   

 

A Lower Global Lung Ultrasound Score Is Associated with Higher Likelihood of Successful Extubation in Invasively Ventilated COVID-19 Patients

Charalampos Pierrakos, Arthur Lieveld, Luigi Pisani, Marry R. Smit, Micah Heldeweg, Laura A. Hagens, Jasper Smit, Mark Haaksma, Lars Veldhuis, Robin Walburgh Schmidt, Giacomo Errico, Valentina Marinelli, Rachid Attou, Cristina E. David, Claudio Zimatore, Francesco Murgolo, Salvatore Grasso, Lucia Mirabella, Gilda Cinnella, David De Bels, Marcus J. Schultz, Pieter-Roel Tuinman, and Lieuwe D. Bos

 

Self-Reported Compliance with Personal Preventive Measures among Office Workers After Work Resumption during the COVID-19 Outbreak in Pakistan

Pankaj Kumar, Aruba Sohail, Mir Umer Farooq Alam Shah, Maman Khurshid, Farah Yasmin, and Muhammad Sohaib Asghar    

 

Limited Sensitivity of a Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Detection Assay for Surveillance of Asymptomatic Individuals in Thailand

Anek Mungomklang, Nichapa Trichaisri, Jittima Jirachewee, Jaravee Sukprasert, Warut Tulalamba, and Vip Viprakasit               

 

Relative Burdens of the COVID-19, Malaria, Tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS Epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa

David Bell and Kristian Schultz Hansen   

 

Individual-Level Heterogeneity in Mask Wearing during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Malaysia

Stephen X. Zhang, Kim Hoe Looi, Nicolas Li, Xue Wan,and Jizhen Li            

 

Antibiotic Overuse for COVID-19: Are We Adding Insult to Injury?

Seid Getahun Abdela, Laurens Liesenborghs, Fentaw Tadese, Seid Hassen Abegaz, Fentaw Bialfew Bayuh,Etsegent Arega Asmamaw, Tamiru Assefa Mebrate,Abreham Eshetu Mamo, Wendemaegn Embiale, Samuel Hunegnaw, Dereje Bedanie Hundie, Zewdu Hurissa, Gebi Agero,Abdene Weya Kaso, Maraki Assefa Mebrate, Saskia van Henten, and Johan van Griensven  

 

DengueChat: A Social and Software Platform for Community-based Arbovirus Vector Control

James Holston, Harold Suazo-Laguna, Eva Harris, and Josefina Coloma    

 

Learning-by-Teaching Approach Improves Dengue Knowledge in Children and Parents

Maria Julia Hermida, Agustín Perez Santangelo, Cecilia Inés Calero, Carolina Goizueta, Manuel Espinosa, and Mariano Sigman

 

A Population-Based Cohort Study on Chronic Comorbidity Risk Factors for Adverse Dengue Outcomes

Chia-En Lien, Yiing-Jenq Chou, Yi-Jung Shen, Theodore Tsai, and Nicole Huang     

 

Results of a Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Phase 1 Study to Evaluate the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Anti-Zika Virus Immunoglobulin

Jane White, Priya Tunga, Deborah M. Anderson, Ken Iledan, Tobi Loreth, Geraldine S. Parrera, Hugo Astacio, Bojan Drobic, and Jason S. Richardson

 

Triangulating Evidence to Infer Pathways that Influence Ebola Virus Disease–Related Stigma and Clinical Findings among Survivors: An Observational Cohort Study

J. Daniel Kelly, Moses Badio, Clara Drew, Barthalomew Wilson, Joseph B. Cooper, Meekie Glayweon, Kumblytee Johnson, J. Soka Moses, Dehkontee Gayedu-Dennis, Jacqueline M. Torres, Catherine E. Oldenburg, Michelle C. Davidson, Chiung-Yu Huang, Wayne T. Steward, Micheal C. Sneller, George W. Rutherford, Cavan Reilly, Mosoka P. Fallah, and Sheri D. Weiser

 

Hepatitis B Transmission: Is Vertical Transmission the Major Route in Intermediate Endemic Areas? A Proof-of-Concept Study Based on Mother–Child Genotypes

Ujjal Poddar, Mercilena Benjamin, Rakesh Aggarwal, Aditya Narayan Sarangi, Amrita Mathias, Surender Kumar Yachha, and Anshu Srivastava    

 

Epidemiologic Features and Influencing Factors of Norovirus Outbreaks in the City of Wuxi, China from 2014 to 2018

Qian Geng, Yuan Shen, Ping Shi, Yu-Meng Gao, Wei-Hong Feng, Yong Xiao, Xiaoying Ma, Shanshan Xie, KeWei Wang, Jie Gao, and Chao Shi     

 

Bite Injuries among Vaccination Staff Participating in a Mass Canine Rabies Vaccination Campaign, Haiti 2016–2017

Rudy T. Kirkhope, Andrew D. Gibson, Pierre Dilius Augustin, Kelly Crowdis, Natael Fénelon, Ewan T. MacLeod, Marco A. N. Vigilato, Emily G. Pieracci, and Ryan M. Wallace        

 

Case Report: Atypical Cutaneous Presentation of Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus Type 1-Related Adult T-cell Lymphoma

Gianluca Avallone, Mattia Trunfio, Luca Mastorino, Andrea Agostini, Martina Merli, Marco Rubatto, Daniele Caracciolo, Andrea Calcagno, Rebecca Senetta, Maria Teresa Fierro, Pietro Quaglino, and Simone Ribero         

 

Assessing Vaccine Coverage and Timeliness in Bamako, Mali after the Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccine: A Modified Immunization Cluster Survey

Anna Roose, Uma Onwuchekwa, Milagritos Tapia, Samba Sow, T. Christopher Mast, and Karen Kotloff  

 

Global Is Local: Does Formal Resident Global Health Medical Education Improve Clinical Care in the United States?

Serin Edwin Erayil, Heriberto Lopez, Megan Shaughnessy, Hope Pogemiller, Rachel Silva, Andrew P. J. Olson, Brett Hendel-Paterson, Patricia Walker, and William M. Stauffer

 

Implementing Serosurveys in India: Experiences, Lessons Learned, and Recommendations

Alvira Z. Hasan, Muthusamy Santhosh Kumar, Christine Prosperi, Jeromie Wesley Vivian Thangaraj, R. Sabarinathan, V. Saravanakumar, Augustine Duraiswamy, Ojas Kaduskar, Vaishali Bhatt, Gururaj Rao Deshpande, Padinjaremattathil Thankappan Ullas, Gajanan N. Sapkal, Lucky Sangal, Sanjay M. Mehendale, Nivedita Gupta, William J. Moss, Kyla Hayford, and Manoj V. Murhekar for the IMRVI Study Group       

 

Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness Training in Lao PDR: A Pilot Study of an Adaptable Approach to Training and Supervision

Freya O’Loughlin, Sommanikhone Phangmanixay, Kongkham Sisouk, Viengvaly Phommanivong, Onevanh Phiahouaphanh, Salwa AlEryani, Hendrikus Raajimakers, and Amy Gray  

 

An Exploration of Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Physicians toward Pharmacovigilance at Tertiary Care Hospitals in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan

Junaid Hassan Sharif, Ghulam Murtaza, Zelal Kharaba, Nihal Abdalla Ibrahim, Mohammad Ismail, Abdul Mannan, Manal Buabeid, Xianju Huang, Shujaat Ali Khan, and Khezar Hayat             

 

Children’s Nutritional Rehabilitation Program in Beira, Mozambique: A Retrospective Study

Serena Calgaro, Valentina Isidoris, Cristian Girotto, Kajal Chhaganlal, Jorge Moiane, Giovanni Putoto, Liviana Da Dalt, Daniele Trevisanuto, Giovanna Verlato, and Damiano Pizzol         

 

Prevalence of Micronutrient Deficiencies among Preschool and School-Going Children in Flood-Hit Areas of Pakistan

Ijaz ul Haq, Zafar Mehmood, Abdul Majid Mujahid, Bilal Ahmed, Jahan Shah, Nadar Khan, Ihtisham Ul Haq, Muhammad Shahzad, Ejaz Ali Khan, Abbas Khan, Umar Zeb, Jielian Xu, Yufang Xue, and Xiaoshuang Chen

 

Nutrition, Inflammation, and the Gut Microbiota among Outpatients with Active Tuberculosis Disease in India

Samantha L. Huey, Elaine A. Yu, Julia L. Finkelstein, Marshall J. Glesby, Wesley Bonam, David G. Russell, and Saurabh Mehta

 

Increased Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Disease Using a Tissue-Based Laboratory-Developed Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay Compared to Standard Diagnostics

Natalie A. Mackow, Rita Abi-Raad, Christopher A. Kerantzas, Pei Hui, Maricar Malinis, and Marwan M. Azar           

 

Causes and Outcomes of Admission and Investigation of Tuberculosis in Adults with Advanced HIV in South African Hospitals: Data from the TB Fast Track Trial

Peter G. Beckwith, Mpho Tlali, Salome Charalambous, Gavin J. Churchyard, Katherine L. Fielding, Christopher J. Hoffman, Suzanne Johnson, Natalie Wood, Alison D. Grant, and Aaron S. Karat 

 

Associations between Diabetes Mellitus and Nontuberculous Mycobacterium-Caused Diseases in Taiwan: A Nationwide Cohort Study

Jui-Yang Wang, Hsin-Chung Lin, Hsin-An Lin, Chi-Hsiang Chung, Lih-Chyang Chen, Kuo-Yang Huang, Chien-An Sun, Wu-Chien Chien, and Jong-Long Guo      

 

Elevated Extracellular Levels of Granzymes in Patients with Scrub Typhus

Joo-Hee Hwang, Jeong-Hwan Hwang, and Chang-Seop Lee

 

Serotyping and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Invasive Streptococcus agalactiae in Egyptian Patients with or without Diabetes Mellitus

Abd-ElAleem A. El-Gendy, Sawsan El Tayeb Hassan , Bob Gertz, Beal Bernard, Mohamed Meligy Ahmed, Hass an Ahmed Elzohry, Ghada Abd El Tawab, Mohamed El-Tonsy El-Sayed, Shimaa Y. Kamel,Hazem Zakaria, Aya Mohammed Mahros, Mohammed Hussien Ahmed, Marwa Ali Tahoon, Mohamed A. Sakr, Abdelnaser Abdel-Atty Gadallah, Fatma Eldesoky Ahmed, and Mohamed Fathey Elgazzar 

 

Knowledge, Perceptions, and Attitudes Regarding Antibiotic Use for Lower Respiratory Tract Infections: Insights from Patients in Sri Lanka

David T. van Melle, Guus ten Asbroek, Robert Rolfe, Sky Vanderburg, Yohanna W. Abeysinghe, Chathuh Halloluwa, Helen L. Zhang, Truls Ostbye, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, Tianchen Sheng, Sewwandi Kanchana, Gaya Wijayaratne, Champica Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Melissa H. Watt, Christopher W. Woods, Vijitha de Silva, and Gayani Tillekeratne       

 

Case Report: Short-Term Application of Topical Imiquimod Is Practical for Chromoblastomycosis

Xiao-wen Huang, Mei-nian Xu, Si-qi Dai, Kang Zeng, and Li Li        

 

Case Report: Molecular Detection and Characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi in Ocular Tissue from Donors with Chagas Disease

Gianfranco Alí Santoro, Marta I. Starcenbaum Bouchez, Elisabeth Cittadino, Sofía Belén Drago, María Susana Leguizamón, and Juan M. Burgos              

 

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay for the Diagnosis of Congenital Chagas Disease: A Prospective Study in Spain

Luis Gil-Gallardo, Marina Simón, Asunción Iborra, Bartolomé Carrilero, and Manuel Segovia          

 

Diabetes Toll-Like Receptors and Mannose Binding Lectin Gene Polymorphisms Associated with Cryptosporidial Diarrhea in Children in Southern India

Farzana Begum Liakath, Savitha Varatharajan, Prasanna Samuel Premkumar, Chanduni Syed, Honorine Ward, Gagandeep Kang, and Sitara S. R. Ajjampur         

 

Modeled Impact of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention on District-Level Suspected and Confirmed Malaria Cases in Chad Based on Routine Clinical Data (2013–2018)

Sol Richardson, Azoukalne Moukenet, Mahamat Saleh Issakha Diar, Monica Anna de Cola, Christian Rassi, Helen Counihan, and Arantxa Roca-Feltrer       

 

A Systematic Review of the Evidence on the Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Mass Screen-and-Treat Interventions for Malaria Control

Sooyoung Kim, Verah Nafula Luande, Joacim Rocklöv, Jane M. Carlton, and Yesim Tozan 

 

Assessment of Commercial Real-Time PCR Assays for Detection of Malaria Infection in a Non-Endemic Setting

Alexandra Martín Ramírez, Thuy Huong Ta Tang, Marta Lanza Suárez, Ana Álvarez Fernández, Carlota Muñoz García, Shamilah Hisam, and José M. Rubio         

 

Spatiotemporal Dynamic of the RTS,S/AS01 Malaria Vaccine Target Antigens in Senegal

Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Coralie L’Ollivier, Khadim Diongue, Aida Sadikh Badiane, Aly Kodio, Mamadou Lamine Tall, Mouhamad Sy, Mame Cheikh Seck, Doudou Sene, Mouhamadou Ndiaye, Fatou Ba Fall, Stéphane Ranque, and Daouda Ndiaye        

 

Nonrandom Selection and Multiple Blood Feeding of Human Hosts by Anopheles Vectors: Implications for Malaria Transmission in Papua New Guinea

John B. Keven, Michelle Katusele, Rebecca Vinit, Daniela Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Manuel W. Hetzel, Leanne J. Robinson, Moses Laman, Stephan Karl, David R. Foran, and Edward D. Walker          

 

Intraspecific and Interspecific Phenotypic Differences Confirm the Absence of Cryptic Speciation in Triatoma sordida (Hemiptera, Triatominae)

Ariane Cristina Caris Garcia, Jader de Oliveira, Daniel Cesaretto Cristal, Luiza Maria Grzyb Delgado, Isadora de Freitas Bittinelli, Cleber Galvão, Nilsa Elizabeth Gonzalez Britez, Hernán José Carrasco, João Aristeu da Rosa, and Kaio Cesar Chaboli Alevi     

 

Human Blood Meals in Sylvatic Triatomines Challenges Domestic-Centered Strategies for Prevention of Trypanosoma cruzi Transmission in Ecuador

Sofia Ocana-Mayorga, Juan J. Bustillos, Anita G. Villacís, Ana L. Moncayo, Cesar A. Yumiseva, Simone F. Brenière, and Mario J. Grijalva      

 

Residence Time, Water Contact, and Age-driven Schistosoma mansoni Infection in Hotspot Communities in Uganda

Arinaitwe Moses, Moses Adriko, Brian Kibwika, Edridah M. Tukahebwa, Christina L. Faust, and Poppy H. L. Lamberton               

 

Case Report: A Human Case of Onchocerca lupi Mimicking Nodular Scleritis

Murat Hasanreisoglu, Muhammad Sohail Halim, Maria Stefania Latrofa, Jairo Alfonso Mendoza-Roldan, Betull Ogut, Mervenur Yilmaz, Atike Burcin Tefon Aribas, Kayhan Caglar, Ipek Isik Gonul, Funda Dogruman-Al, Quan Dong Nguyen, and Domenico Otranto 

 

Comparison of Novel Sandfly Control Interventions: A Pilot Study in Bangladesh

Debashis Ghosh, Abdul Alim, M. Mamun Huda, Christine M. Halleux, Md. Almahmud, Piero L. Olliaro, Greg Matlashewski, Axel Kroeger, and Dinesh Mondal              

 

On the Dangers of Tropical Spiders as a Pet: A Review of Ocular Symptoms Caused by Tarantula Hairs

Maarten B. Jalink and Robert P. L. Wisse

 

Bullous Scabies: Clinical, Dermoscopic, and Pathologic Characteristics of Ten Patients

Feng-Zeng Li, Meng Jia, Ke-Jun Chen, Qian Ye, and Sheng Fang    

 

Case Report: Fatal Viscerotropic Disease in a Young Woman Following Yellow Fever Vaccination

Mariângela Ottoboni Brunaldi, René Julias Costa Silva, Alexandre Todorovic Fabro, Daniel Cardoso de Almeida e Araujo, Anibal Basile-Filho, Maria Auxiliadora-Martins, Mayra Gonçalves Menegueti, Maria Isabel Beloddi, Danillo Lucas Alves Esposito, and Benedito Antônio Lopes da Fonseca            

 

Nudging Handwashing among Primary School Students in the Philippines: Evidence from a Cluster Randomized Trial

Haijing Crystal Huang, Nhu Le, Meghan Battle, Jon Michael Villasenor, and Louise Maule   

 

Developing and Testing Strategies for Improving Cleanliness of Shared Sanitation in Low-Income Settlements of Kisumu, Kenya

Sheillah Simiyu, Prince Antwi-Agyei, Kwaku Adjei, and Raphael Kweyu