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May 2021

 

Images in Clinical Tropical Medicine

 

Spinal Tuberculosis

Melody Lyn Chipeio, Anousheh Sayah, and Christian John Hunter  

 

STories From the Field

 

The Heavy Toll of COVID-19 in Bolivia: A Tale of Distrust, Despair, and Health Inequalities

Víctor Villarroel Saavedra, Mónica Arebalo López, and Nicolás Dauby  

 

PERSPECTIVE PIECES

 

Transmission-Blocking Preventive Measures for Infectious Diseases: Altruism, Solidarity, and the Common Good

Laine Garber and Joseph M. Vinetz  

 

Dexamethasone and COVID-19: Strategies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries to Tackle Steroid-Related Strongyloides Hyperinfection

Mario J. Olivera  

 

Food Security and COVID-19 in Africa: Implications and Recommendations

Esraa Mahadi Ali Mohamed, Samar Mohammed Alhaj Abdallah, Attaullah Ahmadi, and Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno, III 

 

Mobilizing a COVID-19 Contact Tracing Workforce at Warp Speed: A Framework for Successful Program Implementation

Jessica Celentano, Darpun Sachdev, Mivic Hirose, Alexandra Ernst, and Michael Reid  

 

A One Health Approach to Child Stunting: Evidence and Research Agenda

Radhika Gharpure, Siobhan M. Mor, Mark Viney, Tinashe Hodobo, Joanne Lello, Joyce Siwila, Kululeko Dube, Ruairi C. Robertson, Kuda Mutasa, Cedric N. Berger, Mitsuaki Hirai, Tim Brown, Robert Ntozini, Ceri Evans, Patience Hoto, Laura E. Smith, Naume V. Tavengwa, Mathieu Joyeux, Jean H. Humphrey, David Berendes, and Andrew J. Prendergast  

 

Next-Generation Sequencing Analysis of Pathogenic Leptospira: A Way Forward for Understanding Infectious Disease Dynamics in Low/Middle-Income, Disease-Endemic Settings

Suneth B. Agampodi and Joseph M. Vinetz  

 

Expanding Opportunities for American Descendants of Slavery to Build a More Inclusive and Diverse Global Health Workforce

Tishina Okegbe  

 

REVIEW ARTICLES

 

Healthcare Workers’ Knowledge about Chagas Disease: A Systematic Review

Alice Monteiro Soares Cajaiba-Soares, Martha Silvia Martinez-Silveira, Diego Lopes Paim Miranda, Rita de Cássia Pereira Fernandes, and Mitermayer Galvão Reis  

 

Pararamosis: Disease of the Rubber Plantations

Rodrigo Siqueira-Batista, Stefania Salvador Pereira Montenegro, Matheus Moura Novelli, and Renato Neves Feio  

 

Prevalence of Cardiovascular Complications in Malaria: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Anna Engell Holm, Laura C. Gomes, Claudio Romero Farias Marinho, Odilson M. Silvestre, Lasse S. Vestergaard, Tor Biering-Sørensen, and Philip Brainin  

 

ARTICLES

 

Case Report: Incidental Finding of COVID-19 Infection after Positron Emission Tomography/CT Imaging in a Patient with a Diagnosis of Histoplasmosis and Recurring Fever

Camila Edith Stachera Stasiak, David Henrique Nigri, Fabrícius Rocha Cardoso, Raphael Santos de Almeida Rezende de Mattos, Philippe Alcântara Gonçalves Martins, Alysson Roncally Silva Carvalho, Sérgio Altino de Almeida, Rosana Souza Rodrigues, and Paulo Henrique Rosado-de-Castro  

 

Case Report: Ischemic Enterocolitis Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019: Two Case Reports and a Review of the Literature

Takeshi Kinjo, Akira Hokama, Hideta Nakamura, Kazuya Miyagi, Yuri Higure, Mariko Otsuki, Naoya Nishiyama, Masashi Nakamatsu, Tetsu Kinjo, Masao Tateyama, and Jiro Fujita  

 

Case Report: COVID-19 Misdiagnosed as a Drug Reaction to Miltefosine

Jaime A. Soto, María Isabel Méndez, and Jonathan D. Berman  

 

Optimism Bias, Pessimism Bias, Magical Beliefs, and Conspiracy Theory Beliefs Related to COVID-19 among the Jordanian Population

Alaa M. Hammad, Rania Hamed, Walid Al-Qerem, Ameena Bandar, and Frank Scott Hall  

 

Analytical and Clinical Evaluation of Two RT-qPCR SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Tests with Emergency Use Authorization in Ecuador

Byron Freire-Paspuel, Alfredo Bruno, Alberto Orlando, and Miguel Angel Garcia-Bereguiain  

 

Awake Proning as an Adjunctive Therapy for Refractory Hypoxemia in Non-Intubated Patients with COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Failure: Guidance from an International Group of Healthcare Workers

Willemke Stilma, Eva Åkerman, Antonio Artigas, Andrew Bentley, Lieuwe D. Bos, Thomas J. C. Bosman, Hendrik de Bruin, Tobias Brummaier, Laura A. Buiteman-Kruizinga, Francesco Carcò, Gregg Chesney, Cindy Chu, Paul Dark, Arjen M. Dondorp, Harm J. H. Gijsbers, Mary Ellen Gilder, Domenico L. Grieco, Rebecca Inglis, John G. Laffey, Giovanni Landoni, Weihua Lu, Lisa M. N. Maduro, Rose McGready, Bairbre McNicholas, Diego de Mendoza, Luis Morales-Quinteros, Francois Nosten, Alfred Papali, Gianluca Paternoster, Frederique Paulus, Luigi Pisani, Eloi Prud’homme, Jean-Damien Ricard, Oriol Roca, Chiara Sartini, Vittorio Scaravilli, Marcus J. Schultz, Chaisith Sivakorn, Peter E. Spronk, Jaques Sztajnbok, Youssef Trigui, Kathleen M. Vollman, and Margaretha C. E. van der Woude  

 

Evaluation of COVID-19 Disease Awareness and Its Relation to Mental Health, Dietary Habits, and Physical Activity: A Cross-Sectional Study from Pakistan

Ahmad Ali, Muhammad Sohaib, Sanaullah Iqbal, Khezar Hayat, Azmat Ullah Khan, and Muhammad Fawad Rasool  

 

Seeding COVID-19 across Sub-Saharan Africa: An Analysis of Reported Importation Events across 49 Countries

Laura A. Skrip, Prashanth Selvaraj, Brittany Hagedorn, Andre Lin Ouédraogo, Navideh Noori, Amanda Orcutt, Dina Mistry, Jamie Bedson, Laurent Hébert-Dufresne, Samuel V. Scarpino, and Benjamin M. Althouse  

Efficacy of Face Masks Used in Uganda: A Laboratory-Based Inquiry du

ring the COVID-19 Pandemic

Gerald Mboowa, Derrick Semugenze, Hellen Nakabuye, Douglas Bulafu, and Dickson Aruhomukama  

 

SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Ivory Coast: A Serosurveillance Survey among Gold Mine Workers

Jean Marie Milleliri, Daouda Coulibaly, Blaise Nyobe, Jean-Loup Rey, Franck Lamontagne, Laurent Hocqueloux, Susanna Giaché, Antoine Valery, and Thierry Prazuck  

 

Case Report: Two Cases of Persistent Hiccups Complicating COVID-19

Hande Ikitimur, Betul Borku Uysal, Barıs Ikitimur, Sefika Umihanic, Jasmina Smajic, Rahima Jahic, and Ayhan Olcay  

 

Case Report: A Fatal Case of West Nile Virus Meningoencephalomyelitis in a Woman with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Initially Misdiagnosed as SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Marco Schiuma, Laura Pezzati, Elisabetta Ballone, Beatrice Borghi, Maurizio Osio, Daniele Mattavelli, Laura Galimberti, Mario Corbellino, Davide Mileto, Nadia Zanchetta, and Spinello Antinori  

 

Surveillance and Epidemiology of Dengue in Medellín, Colombia from 2009 to 2017

Colin M. Warnes, Eduardo Santacruz-Sanmartín, Fausto Bustos Carrillo, and Iván Darío Vélez  

 

Comparison of Anti-Dengue and Anti-Zika IgG on a Plasmonic Gold Platform with Neutralization Testing

Alejandra Rojas, Muktha S. Natrajan, Jenna Weber, Fátima Cardozo, César Cantero, Jeyarama S. Ananta, Jessica Kost, Meijie Tang, Sanny López, Cynthia Bernal, Yvalena Guillén, Laura Mendoza, Malvina Páez, Benjamin A. Pinsky, and Jesse J. Waggoner  

 

Sensitive and Prolonged Detection of Dengue Virus RNA in Whole Blood

Jesse J. Waggoner, Victoria Stittleburg, Muktha S. Natrajan, Alejandra Paniagua-Avila, Desiree Bauer, Daniel Olson, Hana M. El Sahly, Edwin J. Asturias, Evan J. Anderson, and Flor M. Munoz  

Microcephaly Outcomes among Zika Virus–Infected Pregnant Women in Honduras

Jackeline Alger, Pierre Buekens, Maria Luisa Cafferata, Zulma Alvarez, Mabel Berrueta, Harry Bock, Carolina Bustillo, Alejandra Calderón, Allison Callejas, Mario Castillo, Alvaro Ciganda, Jenny Fúnes, Jorge García, Kimberly García, Luz Gibbons, Suzanne M. Gilboa, Emily W. Harville, Gustavo Hernández, Raquel López, Wendy López, Ivette Lorenzana, Marco Tulio Luque, Carlos Maldonado, Cynthia A. Moore, Carlos Ochoa, Leda Parham, Karla Pastrana, Fátima Rico, Heriberto Rodríguez, Candela Stella, Diana Valencia, Douglas Varela, Dawn M. Wesson, Concepción Zúniga, and Van T. Tong  

 

Clinical Manifestations and Outcomes in Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug-Naive Adult Patients with Chronic Chikungunya Arthritis

Nicolle Medina-Cintrón, Idali Martínez, Naydi Pérez-Ríos, Yaritza Berríos-López, and Luis M. Vilá 

 

HCV Seroprevalence among HIV Patients and Associated Comorbidities at One Primary Health Facility in Rwanda

Jean Bosco Munyemana, Esperance Mukanoheli, Theoneste Nsabimana, and Jean Damascene Niringiyumukiza  

 

Effects of Gamma Irradiation of Human Serum Samples from rVSVΔG-ZEBOV-GP (V920) Ebola Virus Vaccine Recipients on Plaque-Reduction Neutralization Assays

Rebecca J. Grant-Klein, Joseph Antonello, Rick Nichols, Sheri Dubey, and Jakub K. Simon  

 

Case Report: Typhoid Fever Complicated by Ileal Perforation in an Urban Slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Farhana Khanam, Thomas C. Darton, Allen G. P. Ross, K. Zaman, Andrew J. Pollard, John D. Clemens, and Firdausi Qadri   

 

Long-Term Immunogenicity of Live Oral Cholera Vaccine CVD 103-HgR in Adolescents Aged 12–17 Years in the United States

James M. McCarty, David Cassie, Lisa Bedell, Michael D. Lock, and Sean Bennett  

 

Open Waste Canals as Potential Sources of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in Aerosols in Urban Kanpur, India

Olivia Ginn, David Berendes, Anna Wood, Aaron Bivins, Lucas Rocha-Melogno, Marc A. Deshusses, Sachchida N. Tripathi, Michael H. Bergin, and Joe Brown  

 

Poultry Ownership and Genetic Antibiotic Resistance Determinants in the Gut of Preschool Children

Jessica M. Brogdon, Ali Sié, Clarisse Dah, Lucienne Ouermi, Boubacar Coulibaly, Elodie Lebas, Lina Zhong, Cindi Chen, Thomas M. Lietman, Jeremy D. Keenan, Thuy Doan, and Catherine E. Oldenburg   

 

Seroprevalence and Genotypic Analysis of Ehrlichia canis Infection in Dogs and Humans in Cauca, Colombia

Elkin Forero-Becerra, Jignesh Patel, Heidy-C Martínez-Díaz, Paola Betancourt-Ruiz, Efraín Benavides, Steven Durán, Luz-A Olaya-Másmela, Eliana Bolaños, Marylin Hidalgo, and Jere W. McBride  

 

Evaluation of the Panbio Leptospira IgM ELISA among Outpatients Attending Primary Care in Southeast Asia

Sandhya Dhawan, Thomas Althaus, Yoel Lubell, Duangjai Suwancharoen, and Stuart D. Blacksell  

 

Case Report: A New Mycobacterium ulcerans Genotype Causing Buruli Ulcer in Côte d’Ivoire

Philippe Bahadoran, Nassim Hammoudi, Alice Gaudart, Jamal Saad, Yoan Di Filippo, Michel Drancourt, and Raymond Ruimy  

 

Effectiveness of Shorter Treatment Regimen in Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patients in Pakistan: A Multicenter Retrospective Record Review

Abdul Wahid, Nafees Ahmad, Abdul Ghafoor, Abdullah Latif, Fahad Saleem, Shereen Khan, Muhammad Atif, and Qaiser Iqbal  

 

Case Report: Development of Miliary Pulmonary Tuberculosis in a Patient with Peritoneal Tuberculosis after COVID-19 Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

Moustafa M. Elziny, Ahmed Ghazy, Khaled A. Elfert, and Mohamed Aboukamar  

 

The Pathology of Lymphocytes, Histiocytes, and Immune Mechanisms in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Granulomas

Reubina Wadee and Ahmed A. Wadee  

 

Satisfaction of Malaria Patients with Care by Community Health Workers Trained in Microscopy: A Mixed-Methods Study in Palawan, the Philippines

Emilie Louise Akiko Matsumoto-Takahashi, Pilarita Tongol-Rivera, Elena Andino Villacorte, Ray Uyaan Angluben, Masamine Jimba, and Shigeyuki Kano  

 

Atovaquone/Proguanil Resistance in an Imported Malaria Case in Chile

Stella M. Chenet, Alan Oyarce, Jorge Fernandez, Rafael Tapia-Limonchi, Thomas Weitzel, Juan R. Tejedo, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, María Isabel Jercic, and Naomi W. Lucchi  

 

Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Plasmodium knowlesi Malaria in Sarawak from 2008 to 2017

Choo Huck Ooi, Wei Kit Phang, Jonathan Wee Kent Liew, and Yee Ling Lau  

 

Variation in Calculating and Reporting Antimalarial Efficacy against Plasmodium falciparum in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review of Published Reports

Mateusz M. Plucinski, Ian M. Hastings, Leah F. Moriarty, Meera Venkatesan, Ingrid Felger, and Eric S. Halsey  

 

Nonparametric Binary Classification to Distinguish Closely Related versus Unrelated Plasmodium falciparum Parasites

Mateusz M. Plucinski and Joel L. N. Barratt  

 

Case Report: Encephalitis Caused by Balamuthia mandrillaris in a 3-Year-Old Iranian Girl

Moeinadin Safavi, Vahid Mehrtash, Zohreh Habibi, Masoud Mohammadpour, Mohammad Taghi Haghi Ashtiani, Maryam Sotoudeh Anvari, Nooshin Zaresharifi, Milad Shafizadeh, and Bita Jafarzadeh  

 

Five-Year Follow-Up on the Prevalence and Intensity of Infections of Schistosoma mansoni in a Hard-to-Reach District of Madagascar

Stephen A. Spencer, Cortland Linder, James M. StJ. Penney, Hannah J. Russell, Kate Hyde, Caitlin Sheehy, Alice Reid, Emmanuel H. Andriamasy, Gina U. Raderalazasoa, Daniel A. L. Rakotomampianina, Anjara M. Nandimbiniaina, Tahiry N. Ranaivoson, Antsa Andrianiaina, Sheena M. Cruickshank, Amaya L. Bustinduy, J. Russell Stothard, Glenn T. Edosoa, and Alain M. Rahetilahy; on behalf of MADEX  

 

The Effect of Drug Pricing on Outpatient Payments and Treatment for Three Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections in the United States, 2010–2017

Heesoo Joo, Junsoo Lee, Brian A. Maskery, Chanhyun Park, Jonathan D. Alpern, Christina R. Phares, Michelle Weinberg, and William M. Stauffer  

 

A Bead-Based Assay for the Detection of Antibodies against Trichinella spp. Infection in Humans

Ruth Kahsay, Maria A. Gómez-Morales, Hilda N. Rivera, Isabel McAuliffe, Edoardo Pozio, and Sukwan Handali  

 

Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Alveolar Echinococcosis: An Emerging Infectious Disease in Alberta, Canada

Stan Houston, Sara Belga, Klaus Buttenschoen, Ryan Cooper, Safwat Girgis, Bruno Gottstein, Gavin Low, Alessandro Massolo, Clayton MacDonald, Norbert Müller, Jutta Preiksaitis, Philippe Sarlieve, Stephen Vaughan, and Kinga Kowalewska-Grochowska  

 

Case Report: Recent Case Reports of Levant Blunt-Nosed Viper Macrovipera lebetina obtusa Snakebites in Iran

Seyed Mahdi Kazemi, Ahmed Al-Sabi, Chengbo Long, Mahmoud I. Shoulkamy, and Tarek Mohamed Abd El-Aziz  

 

Environmental, Metabolic, and Inflammatory Factors Converge in the Pathogenesis of Moderate Acute Malnutrition in Children: An Observational Cohort Study

Grace T. Patterson, Dennis Manthi, Finnley Osuna, Alfred Muia, Beatrice Olack, Margaret Mbuchi, Omar A. Saldarriaga, Linet Ouma, Mary Inziani, Xiaoying Yu, Phelgona Otieno, and Peter C. Melby  

 

Lathyrism and Socioeconomic Disparities: A Neglected Public Health Problem in Northeast Ethiopia

Foziya Mohammed Hussien, Mareamlak Mengistie Dagnaw, Aragaw Yimer Ahmed, and Hamid Yimam Hassen  

 

Increasing Effectiveness of Genetically Modifying Mosquito Populations: Risk Assessment of Releasing Blood-Fed Females

Siyang Xia, Jonah Ury, and Jeffrey R. Powell  

 

Performance of MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry to Determine the Sex of Mosquitoes and Identify Specific Colonies from French Polynesia

Fatou Kiné Fall, Maureen Laroche, Hervé Bossin, Didier Musso, and Philippe Parola  

 

Mosquito Net Ownership, Utilization, and Preferences among Mobile and Migrant Populations Sleeping in Forests and Farms in Central Vietnam: A Cross-Sectional Study

Sara E. Canavati, Gerard C. Kelly, Thuan Huu Vo, Long Khanh Tran, Thang Duc Ngo, Duong Thanh Tran, Kimberly A. Edgel, and Nicholas J. Martin  

 

Lumbar Puncture-Related Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices among Patients, Caregivers, Doctors, and Nurses in Zambia

Melissa A. Elafros, Clara Belessiotis-Richards, Gretchen L. Birbeck, Virginia Bond, Izukanji Sikazwe, and Michelle P. Kvalsund  

 

The Call for Global Health Research Mentorship for Doctorally Prepared Nurses in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Julie M. Buser, John N. Cranmer, Veronica M. Dzomeku, Alice Ngoma-Hazemba, Tom Ngabirano, Ashura Bakari, and Jody R. Lori  

 

Identification of Substandard and Falsified Medicines: Influence of Different Tolerance Limits and Use of Authenticity Inquiries

Cathrin Hauk, Nhomsai Hagen, and Lutz Heide  

 

In Memoriam

 

Major General (Ret) Philip King Russell

Donald S. Burke, Scott Halstead, and Thomas P. Monath