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Infectious disease epidemiology

Section edited by Giovanni Rezza

This section aims to publish studies on the epidemiology of infectious diseases and the use of public health interventions for their control.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    In 2004, routine varicella vaccination was introduced in Germany for children aged 11–14 months. Routine measles vaccination had already been introduced in 1973 for the same age group, but coverage is still to...

    Authors: Christine Hagemann, Andrea Streng, Alexander Kraemer and Johannes G. Liese

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:724

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    Tuberculosis remains an important disease which mainly affects the majority of vulnerable individuals in society, who are subjected to poor living conditions and difficulties to access the services of public h...

    Authors: Rosiane Davina da Silva, Fernanda Darliane Tavares de Luna, Aguinaldo José de Araújo, Edwirde Luiz Silva Camêlo, Maria Rita Bertolozzi, Paula Hino, Sheylla Nadjane Batista Lacerda, Sayonara Maria Lia Fook and Tânia Maria Ribeiro Monteiro de Figueiredo

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:725

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  3. Content type: Study protocol

    Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STHs) are target neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) of preventive chemotherapy, but the control and elimination of these diseases have been impeded due to re...

    Authors: Seungman Cha, Sung-Tae Hong, Young-Ha Lee, Keon Hoon Lee, Dae Seong Cho, Jinmoo Lee, Jong-Yil Chai, Mousab Siddig Elhag, Soheir Gabralla Ahmad Khaled, Mustafa Khidir Mustafa Elnimeiri, Nahid Abdelgadeir Ali Siddig, Hana Abdelrazig, Sarah Awadelkareem, Azza Tag Eldin Elshafie, Hassan Ahmed Hassan Ahmed Ismail and Mutamad Amin

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:703

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Vaccinating healthcare professionals against influenza is considered an effective infection control measure. However, there is a low uptake of influenza vaccine among healthcare professionals around the globe....

    Authors: Peter Bai James, Inayat Ur Rehman, Abudulai Jawo Bah, Michael Lahai, Christine Princess Cole and Tahir Mehmood Khan

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:692

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Measles elimination in Europe is an urgent public health goal, yet despite the efforts of its member states, vaccination gaps and outbreaks occur. This study explores local vaccination heterogeneity in kinderg...

    Authors: Linda Eichner, Stephanie Wjst, Stefan O. Brockmann, Kerstin Wolfers and Martin Eichner

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:656

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  6. Content type: Research article

    WHO developed a global strategy to eliminate hepatitis B by 2030 and set target to treat 80% of people with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection eligible for antiviral treatment. As a first step to achiev...

    Authors: Soa Fy Andriamandimby, Marie-Marie Olive, Yusuke Shimakawa, Fanjasoa Rakotomanana, Iony Manitra Razanajatovo, Tsarasoa Malala Andrianinarivomanana, Jean-Pierre Ravalohery, Seta Andriamamonjy, Christophe Rogier and Jean-Michel Héraud

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:636

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the main etiological factor for the development of cervical cancer. Here we assessed the prevalence and distribution of HPV genotypes in Fujian population.

    Authors: Conglian Wu, Xianjin Zhu, Yanli Kang, Yinping Cao, Pingxia Lu, Wenjuan Zhou, Hong Zhou, Yang Zhang and Yanfang Song

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 18:95

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:736

  8. Content type: Research article

    Dengue fever is a severe public heath challenge in south China. A dengue outbreak was reported in Chaozhou city, China in 2015. Intensified interventions were implemented by the government to control the epide...

    Authors: Tao Liu, Guanghu Zhu, Jianfeng He, Tie Song, Meng Zhang, Hualiang Lin, Jianpeng Xiao, Weilin Zeng, Xing Li, Zhihao Li, Runsheng Xie, Haojie Zhong, Xiaocheng Wu, Wenbiao Hu, Yonghui Zhang and Wenjun Ma

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 18:90

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:736

  9. Content type: Research article

    This study examined the effectiveness of a theoretical framework that integrates self-determination theory (SDT) and the theory of planned behavior (TPB) in explaining the use of facemasks to prevent seasonal ...

    Authors: Pak-Kwong Chung, Chun-Qing Zhang, Jing-Dong Liu, Derwin King-Chung Chan, Gangyan Si and Martin S. Hagger

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 18:65

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:736

  10. Content type: Research article

    Trachoma, caused by ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis, is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. We conducted the first population-based trachoma prevalence survey in the Casamance region ...

    Authors: Emma M. Harding-Esch, Julbert Kadimpeul, Boubacar Sarr, Awa Sane, Souleymane Badji, Mass Laye, Ansumana Sillah, Sarah E. Burr, David MacLeod, Anna R. Last, Martin J. Holland, David C. Mabey and Robin L. Bailey

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 18:62

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:736

  11. Content type: Research article

    People who inject drugs (PWID) are at continued risk for HIV in the U.S., and experience disparities across the HIV care continuum compared to other high-risk groups. Estimates of the risk of HIV transmission ...

    Authors: Daniel J. Escudero, Mark N. Lurie, Kenneth H. Mayer, Maximilian King, Sandro Galea, Samuel R. Friedman and Brandon D. L. Marshall

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:614

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  12. Content type: Research article

    In South Africa malaria is endemic in Mpumalanga, Limpopo and the north–eastern areas of KwaZulu-Natal provinces. South Africa has set targets to eliminate malaria by 2018 and research into complementary vecto...

    Authors: Pinky N. Manana, Lazarus Kuonza, Alfred Musekiwa, Hluphi D. Mpangane and Lizette L. Koekemoer

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 18:41

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:736

  13. Content type: Research article

    In May 2015, a cholera outbreak that had lasted 3 months and infected over 100 people was reported in Kasese District, Uganda, where multiple cholera outbreaks had occurred previously. We conducted an investig...

    Authors: Benon Kwesiga, Gerald Pande, Alex Riolexus Ario, Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, Joseph K. B. Matovu and Bao-Ping Zhu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 18:30

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:736

  14. Content type: Research article

    Malaria is one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. The disease is prevalent in over 75% of the country’s area making it the leading public health problems in the coun...

    Authors: Frew Tadesse, Andrew W. Fogarty and Wakgari Deressa

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 18:25

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:736

  15. Content type: Research article

    The 2014 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak remains unprecedented both in the number of cases, deaths and geographic scope. The first case of EVD was confirmed in Lagos Nigeria on 23 July 2014 and spread to in...

    Authors: Akaninyene Otu, Soter Ameh, Egbe Osifo-Dawodu, Enoma Alade, Susan Ekuri and Jide Idris

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 18:3

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Public Health 2017 17:736

  16. Content type: Research article

    Influenza-associated deaths is an important risk for the elderly in nursing homes (NHs) worldwide. Vaccination coverage among residents is high but poorly effective due to immunosenescence. Hence, vaccination ...

    Authors: Christelle Elias, Anna Fournier, Anca Vasiliu, Nicolas Beix, Rémi Demillac, Hélène Tillaut, Yvonnick Guillois, Serge Eyebe, Bastien Mollo and Pascal Crépey

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:634

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) provide targets for 2015. MDG 6 includes a target to reduce the tuberculosis (TB) death rate by 50% compared with 1990. We aimed to assess whether this target was reached...

    Authors: Marieke J. van der Werf, Sandro Bonfigli and Frantiska Hruba

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:629

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and intensity as well as the factors associated with urogenital schistosomiasis (US) in Barrage, a rural community around the Mape΄ dam, in the West re...

    Authors: Anna Longdoh Njunda, Emmanuel Ngala Ndzi, Jules Clement Nguedia Assob, Henri-Lucien Fawmno Kamga and Emmanuel Tebit Kwenti

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:618

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Syndromic surveillance of severe acute respiratory infections (SARI) is important to assess seriousness of disease as recommended by WHO for influenza. In 2015 the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) started to collab...

    Authors: S. Buda, K. Tolksdorf, E. Schuler, R. Kuhlen and W. Haas

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:612

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