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May 2022

 

Editorial

 

Has Tropical Babesiosis Always Been Endemic But Misidentified?

Sam R. Telford III     

                                          

Images in Clinical Tropical Medicine

 

Rapidly Progressing Fungal Keratitis with Endophthalmitis Post SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Somasheila I. Murthy, Brijesh Takkar, and Dilip Kumar Mishra          

 

 

Posterior Pharyngeal Follicles in a Woman with Breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Hidenori Takahashi                                            

 

 

Facial Tuberculoid Leprosy

Niraj Parajuli and Sujan Shrestha                    

 

 

Bullous Cutaneous Larva Migrans of the Palm

Palaniappan Vijayasankar, Ragavi Subramaniam, and Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan                                 

 

 

Scombroid Fish Poisoning

Walter A. Eyer-Silva, Vivian Paola Arteaga Hoyos, and Livia Nascimento                                                

 

Perspective Pieces

 

Making Statistical Sense of the Molnupiravir MOVe-OUT Clinical Trial

Kristian Thorlund, Kyle Sheldrick, Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz, Sonal Singh, and Andrew Hill                           

 

 

India Needs to Consider Planning a Change to Artemether–Lumefantrine to Treat Plasmodium falciparum Malaria

Manju Rahi, Rini Chaturvedi, Ritu Goswami, and Amit Sharma         

 

 

Transfusion Transmitted Infections: A Present-Day Danger for Pakistan

Syed Owais Javed, Aqsa Saleem, Abdul Moiz Sahito, and Mohammad Mehedi Hasan       

                       

Review Article

 

Fluvoxamine for the Early Treatment of COVID-19: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials

Christina M. Guo, Ofir Harari, Cameron Chernecki, Kristian Thorlund, and Jamie I. Forrest       

   

Articles

 

Using Prompted Reflective Writing to Demonstrate Learning of Physician Competencies during Global Clinical Rotations

Traci Wells, Pooja Parameshwar, Hendrik Marais, Risa Hoffman, and Gitanjli Arora        

 

 

Comparison between Two Molecular Techniques: Nested and Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Targeting 100-kDa Hc Protein for Detection of Histoplasma capsulatum in Environmental Samples

Luisa F. Gómez, Lalitha Gade, Anastasia P. Litvintseva, Juan G. McEwen, Carlos A. Peláez, Myrtha Arango, and
María del P. Jiménez     

        

                            

Prevalence of HTLV-I Infection and Its Association with Tuberculosis among Patients at an Urban Clinic in Haiti

Kathleen F. Walsh, Myung Hee Lee, Josef A. Brejt, Mary J. Reust, Marc Jean Juste, Genevieve Hilaire, Jean William Pape, Serena Koenig, and Kathryn Dupnik               

 

 

Case Report: Isoniazid-Associated Delirium in an Elderly Female with Spinal Tuberculosis

Upinder Kaur, Rohit Singh, Amit Singh, and Sankha Shubhra Chakrabarti   

 

 

Comparison of 68Ga-DOTATOC and 18F-FDG Thoracic Lymph Node and Pulmonary Lesion Uptake Using PET/CT in Postprimary Tuberculosis

Paulo Henrique Rosado-de-Castro, Thiago Pereira-de-Carvalho, Miriam Menna Barreto, Afrânio Lineu Kritski, Rebecca de Oliveira Souza, Sergio Altino de Almeida, Valéria Cavalcanti Rolla, Walter Araujo Zin, Alysson Roncally Silva Carvalho, and Rosana Souza Rodrigues                      

      

     

Impact of the Ebola Virus Outbreak on Tuberculosis Treatment Adherence and Outcomes in a Military Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Kathryn M. Hogan, Henry Saidu Bangura, Jing Li, Mohamed Akmed Salim Kamara, Jiafu Jiang, and Michael E. von Fricken           

       

 

Analytically Sensitive Rickettsia Species Detection for Laboratory Diagnosis

Ida H. Chung, Lauren K. Robinson, Jeri J. Stewart-Juba, Gregory A. Dasch, and Cecilia Y. Kato          

 

 

Prevalence Rate and Distribution of Eschar in Patients with Scrub Typhus

Jeong-Seop Yoo, Dain Kim, Hye-Yeon Choi, Sunjong Yoo, Joo-Hee Hwang, Jeong-Hwan Hwang, Seung-Hee Choi, Chiara Achangwa, Sukhyun Ryu, and Chang-Seop Lee         

 

 

Nationwide Seroprevalence of Scrub Typhus, Typhus, and Spotted Fever in Young Thai Men

Siriphan Gonwong, Carl J. Mason, Thippawan Chuenchitra, Patchariya Khantapura, Dilara Islam, Nattaya Ruamsap, Khunakorn Kana, Sutchana Tabprasit, Brian A. Vesely, Samandra T. Demons, Norman C. Waters, Brett E. Swierczewski, John M. Crawford, and James W. Jones       

 

 

Post-Validation Survey in Two Districts of Morocco after the Elimination of Trachoma as a Public Health Problem

Jaouad Hammou, Sarah Anne J. Guagliardo, Majdouline Obtel, Rachid Razine, Abbas Ermilo Haroun, Mohamed Youbi, Abdelkrim Meziane Bellefquih, Michael White, Sarah Gwyn, and Diana L. Martin                                     

        

      

Risk Factors Associated with Extensively Drug-Resistant Typhoid in an Outbreak Setting of Lyari Town Karachi, Pakistan

Rabab Batool, Sonia Qureshi, Mohammad Tahir Yousafzai, Momin Kazi, Miqdad Ali, and Farah Naz Qamar         

         

     

Clinical Course of Children with Campylobacter Gastroenteritis With and Without Co-Infection in Lima, Peru

Galo Amaro Munoz, Maribel Denise Riveros-Ramirez, Elsa Chea-Woo, and Theresa J. Ochoa    

           

                                                    

Diarrheal Disease Awareness Is Associated with Caregiver Handwashing with Soap in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (REDUCE Program)

Lucien Bisimwa, Kelly Endres, Camille Williams, Elizabeth D. Thomas, Jennifer Kuhl, Nicole Coglianese, Sarah Bauler, Jahed Masud, Ruthly François, Ronald Saxton, Presence Sanvura, Jean Claude Bisimwa, Patrick Mirindi, Alain Mwishingo, Jamie Perin, and Christine Marie George      

 

 

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene and Nutritional Risk Factors for Acute Respiratory Illness in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: REDUCE Prospective Cohort Study

Kelly Endres, Presence Sanvura, Camille Williams, Elizabeth D. Thomas, Jennifer Kuhl, Nicole Coglianese, Sarah Bauler, Ruthly François, Jean Claude Bisimwa, Patrick Mirindi, Jamie Perin, Alain Namegabe, Lucien Bisimwa, Daniel T. Leung, and Christine Marie George                           

 

 

Blood Feeding Patterns of Aedes aegypti Populations in Senegal

Ndeye Marie Sene, Babacar Diouf, Alioune Gaye, El Hadji Ndiaye, El Hadji Malick Ngom, Assiyatou Gueye, Fatoumata Seck, Cheikh Tidiane Diagne, Ibrahima Dia, Diawo Diallo, and Mawlouth Diallo    

   

                                           

Understudied Anophelines Contribute to Malaria Transmission in a Low-Transmission Setting in the Choma District, Southern Province, Zambia

Mary E. Gebhardt, Kelly M. Searle, Tamaki Kobayashi, Timothy M. Shields, Harry Hamapumbu, Limonty Simubali, Twig Mudenda, Philip E. Thuma, Jennifer C. Stevenson, William J. Moss, and Douglas E. Norris; for the Southern and Central Africa International Center of Excellence for Malaria Research    

        

                                                 

Usefulness of Malachite-Green LAMP for Diagnosis of Plasmodium and Five Human Malaria Species in a Nonendemic Setting

Alexandra Martín-Ramírez, Marta Lanza-Suárez, Carlota Muñoz-García, Shamilah R. Hisam, Ana Perez-Ayala, and José M. Rubio

 

 

Case Report: A Fatal Case of Babesiosis in a Splenectomized Male Patient from Western India

Ravi Godbole, Avantika Gaur, Priyanka Nayar, Kala Gnanasekaran Kiruthiga, Pradeep D’Costa, Rumma Manchanda, Ajinkya Khilari, Dhanasekaran Shanmugam, Kalpana D. Muglikar, and Krishnendu Kundu                

           

                   

Case Report: Calcified Cerebral Toxoplasmosis Associated with Perilesional Edema in People Living with HIV/AIDS: Case Series of a Presentation Mimicking Neurocysticercosis

José E. Vidal, René L. M. Rivero, Sigrid de Sousa dos Santos, Bruno F. Guedes, Hélio R. Gomes, Augusto C. Penalva de Oliveira, and Hector H. Garcia                

          

               

Evaluation of Four Biomarkers in Patients Chronically Infected with Trypanosoma cruzi and Their Relationship with Disease Progression

Dayse Elisabeth Campos de Oliveira, Suelene Brito do Nascimento Tavares, Enio Chaves de Oliveira, and Alejandro O. Luquetti      

      

 

Point-of-Care Sample Preparation and Automated Quantitative Detection of Schistosoma haematobium Using Mobile Phone Microscopy

Maxim Armstrong, Andrew R. Harris, Michael V. D’Ambrosio, Jean T. Coulibaly, Samuel Essien-Baidoo, Richard K. D. Ephraim, Jason R. Andrews, Isaac I. Bogoch, and Daniel A. Fletcher   

 

 

Prevalence of Epilepsy, Human Cysticercosis, and Porcine Cysticercosis in Western Kenya

Monica M. Diaz, Dilraj Sokhi, John Noh, Anthony K. Ngugi, Frank J. Minja, Prabhakhar Reddi, Eric M. Fèvre, and
Ana-Claire L. Meyer     
    

      

                            

Investigating Flubendazole as an Anthelmintic Treatment for Guinea Worm (Dracunculus medinensis): Clinical Trials in Laboratory-Reared Ferrets and Domestic Dogs in Chad

Christopher A. Cleveland, Kayla B. Garrett, Erin K. Box, Alec T. Thompson, Ellen K. Haynes, Deborah L. Elder, Robert L. Richards, Ania A. Majewska, Sarah Anne J. Guagliardo, Ryan E. Wiegand, John A. Bryan II, Fernando Torres-Velez, Karmen Unterwegner, Mario Romero, Hubert Zirimwabagabo, Metinou Sidouin, Philip Tchindebet Oaukou, Mbang Mahammat Ada, Bongo Nare Richard Ngandolo, Charles D. Mackenzie, Timothy G. Geary, Adam J. Weiss, and Michael J. Yabsley   

 

 

Case Report: Abdominal Angiostrongyliasis in the Amazon of Ecuador

Manuel Calvopiña, Jhaneth Guerra-Vilca, Astrid Leon-Monar, Asisclo Boadas-Salazar, and Edwin Ocaña-Amores    

        

    

Application of Urine and Copro Antigen Assays after Primary Infection and Drug Treatment in an Experimental Opisthorchiasis Animal Model

Chanika Worasith, Kulthida Y. Kopolrat, Opal Pitaksakulrat, Chutima Homwong, Yingpinyapat Kittirat, Phattharaphon Wongphutorn, Jiraporn Sithithaworn, and Paiboon Sithithaworn      

   

 

Prevalence of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus among Livestock and Ticks in Zhambyl Region, Kazakhstan, 2017

Jonathan Bryant-Genevier, Yekaterina Bumburidi, Lilit Kazazian, Victoria Seffren, Jennifer R. Head, Dmitriy Berezovskiy, Bakhytkul Zhakipbayeva, Stephanie J. Salyer, Barbara Knust, John D. Klena, Cheng-Feng Chiang, Gulfaira Mirzabekova, Kumisbek Rakhimov, Jandar Koekeev, Kanatbek Kartabayev, Seydigapbar Mamadaliyev, Marta Guerra, Curtis Blanton, Trevor Shoemaker, Daniel Singer, and Daphne B. Moffett     

 

 

Statistical Modeling of Deaths from COVID-19 Influenced by Social Isolation in Latin American Countries

Rafael André da Silva, Luiz Philipe de Souza Ferreira, Jean Michel Rocha Sampaio Leite, Fernanda Assunção Tiraboschi, Thiago Maciel Valente, Vinicius Moraes de Paiva Roda, and Jeniffer Johana Duarte Sanchez             

 

 

Reach and Utility of COVID-19 Information and Preventive Measures for Nomadic Populations in Massangam, West Region of Cameroon

Kareen Atekem, Ruth Dixon, Rogers Nditanchou, Christine Masong Makia, Marlene Ntsinda, Sapana Basnet, and Elena Schmidt

 

 

Impact of the COVID-19 National Lockdown on a Rural and Tribal Population of Tamil Nadu, Southern India: A Mixed-Methods Survey

Rohan Michael Ramesh, Kumudha Aruldas, Sam David Marconi, Venkateshprabhu Janagaraj, Anuradha Rose, Sushil Mathew John, Mahesh Moorthy, Jayaprakash Muliyil, Puthupalayam Kaliappan Saravanakumar, Sitara Swarna Rao Ajjampur, and Kulandaipalayam Natarajan Sindhu                

 

 

Preliminary Analysis of Excess Mortality in India During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Christopher T. Leffler, Joseph D. Lykins V, Saurav Das, Edward Yang, and Sneha Konda                                                                               

 

 

SARS-CoV-2 Receptor-Binding Domain IgG Response to AstraZeneca (AZD1222) COVID-19 Vaccination, Jamaica

Ynolde E. Leys, Magdalene Nwokocha, Jerome P. Walker, Tiffany R. Butterfield, Velesha D. Frater, Tamara K. Thompson, Mark Anderson, Gavin A. Cloherty, and Joshua J. Anzinger 

 

 

Cluster Analysis of Dengue Morbidity and Mortality in Mexico from 2007 to 2020: Implications for the Probable Case Definition

Carlos M. Baak-Baak, Nohemi Cigarroa-Toledo, Jose F. Pinto-Castillo, Rosa C. Cetina-Trejo, Oswaldo Torres-Chable, Bradley J. Blitvich, and Julian E. Garcia-Rejon

     

 

Liver Disease Outcomes after Sustained Virological Response in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection Treated with Generic Direct-Acting Antivirals

Ekram W. Abd El-Wahab, Waleed M. Abd Elgawad, Mohamed Said Abdelaziz, Ashraf I. Mikheal, and Hanan Z. Shatat  

 

 

Prescreening with a Rapid Diagnostic Test Followed by a Confirmatory Qualitative Nucleic Acid Test Can Simplify Hepatitis C Diagnosis

Rujipat Wasitthankasem, Nawarat Posuwan, Napaporn Pimsing, Wijittra Phaengkha, Saranya Ngamnimit, Preeyaporn Vichaiwattana, Ilada Thongpan, Sissades Tongsima, Sompong Vongpunsawad, and Yong Poovorawan    

 

 

Molecular Evaluation of Human Parvovirus B19 Infection and Associated Risk Factors among Pregnant Women in Bushehr Province, Southern Iran

Reza Taherkhani, Fatemeh Farshadpour, and Masomeh Norozi      

 

 

Distribution of Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus and Antiviral Antibodies in Wild and Domestic Animals in Oita Prefecture, Japan

Takehiro Hashimoto, Takaaki Yahiro, Kentaro Yamada, Kazunori Kimitsuki, Minami W. Okuyama, Akiko Honda, Miki Kato, Hiroshi Narimatsu, Kazufumi Hiramatsu, and Akira Nishizono

 

 

Cross-Sectional Assessment of the Association of Eosinophilia with Intestinal Parasitic Infection in U.S.-Bound Refugees in Thailand: Prevalent, Age Dependent, but of Limited Clinical Utility

Jessica L. Webster, William M. Stauffer, Tarissa Mitchell, Deborah Lee, Elise M. O’Connell, Michelle Weinberg, Thomas B. Nutman, Potsawin Sakulrak, Dilok Tongsukh, and Christina R. Phares

 

Letter to the Editor

 

Laboratory Investigations in Patients with Community Acquired Sepsis and/or Pneumonia Caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei

Bijayini Behera, Anjuna Radhakrishnanan, Baijayantimala Mishra, Prasanta Mohapatra, and Rajesh Kumar   

    

The Tropical Bookshelf

 

Are We Truly Winning the War Against Malnutrition? A Review of Within Our Grasp by Sharman Apt Russell And Conversations with Terrie Taylor, Natasha Hochberg, and David Hamer

Claire Panosian Dunavan