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Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment


An international, peer reviewed, open access journal that focuses on all aspects of infectious and sexually transmitted diseases in humans, including research, prevention, immunization, diagnosis, management, and treatment. Relevant pathophysiology, genetics and epidemiology are also included. Recognizing the importance of the broader research context the journal integrates research from various areas of biology and its applications in health. 

Editor in Chief: Dr. Douglas MacPherson

ISSN: 1178-6337

Processing Speed: High quality, constructive peer review and rapid editorial decision within an average of four weeks.

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Knowledge and Attitude of Physicians Toward Prescribing Antibiotics and the Risk of Resistance in Two Reference Hospitals
Adel Alothman, Abdullah Algwizani, Mohammed Alsulaiman, Abdullah Alalwan, Salih Binsalih and Mohammad Bosaeed
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2016:9 33-38
Original Research | Published on 11 Jul 2016



Antiretroviral Drugs-Loaded Nanoparticles Fabricated by Dispersion Polymerization with Potential for HIV/AIDS Treatment
Oluwaseun Ogunwuyi, Namita Kumari, Kahli A. Smith, Oleg Bolshakov, Simeon Adesina, Ayele Gugssa, Winston A. Anderson, Sergei Nekhai and Emmanuel O. Akala
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2016:9 21-32
Original Research | Published on 20 Mar 2016



Eugenol Provokes ROS-Mediated Membrane Damage-Associated Antibacterial Activity Against Clinically Isolated Multidrug-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains
Balaram Das, Debasis Mandal, Sandeep Kumar Dash, Sourav Chattopadhyay, Satyajit Tripathy, Durga Pada Dolai, Sankar Kumar Dey and Somenath Roy
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2016:9 11-19
Original Research | Published on 16 Feb 2016



Rapid Point-of-Care Isothermal Amplification Assay for the Detection of Malaria without Nucleic Acid Purification
Sayli S. Modak, Cheryl A. Barber, Eran Geva, William R. Abrams, Daniel Malamud and Yhombi Serge Yvon Ongagna
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2016:9 1-9
Original Research | Published on 20 Jan 2016



Clinical Profile and Prognostic Indicators in Adults Hospitalized with Severe Malaria Caused by Different Plasmodium Species
Bal Kishan Gupta, Anjli Gupta, Hardev Ram Nehra, Heera Ram Balotia, Shyam Lal Meena and Surendra Kumar
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2015:8 45-50
Original Research | Published on 06 Dec 2015



Meeting the Challenge of Ebola Virus Disease in a Holistic Manner by Taking into Account Socioeconomic and Cultural Factors: The Experience of West Africa
Kai-Lit Phua
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2015:8 39-44
Opinion | Published on 09 Nov 2015



Multiple-locus VNTR Analyses of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Jamaica
Paul D. Brown
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2015:8 31-38
Original Research | Published on 23 Sep 2015



Promotion and Reporting of Research from Resource-Limited Settings
Chesmal Siriwardhana
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2015:8 25-29
Perspective | Published on 06 Sep 2015



Efficacy of Single-stage Revision with Aggressive Debridement Using Intra-articular Antibiotics in the Treatment of Infected Joint Prosthesis
Suresh J. Antony, Richard S. Westbrook, John S. Jackson, Jacob S. Heydemann and Jenny L. Nelson
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2015:8 17-23
Original Research | Published on 30 Jul 2015



Antischistosomal Activity of Two Active Constituents Isolated from the Leaves of Egyptian Medicinal Plants
Sanaa A. Ali, Nagy S. El-Regal and Samar M. Saeed
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2015:8 5-16
Original Research | Published on 15 Jun 2015



Lack of Correlation between Bristol Stool Scale and Quantitative Bacterial Load in Clostridium difficile Infection
Abrar K. Thabit and David P. Nicolau
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2015:8 1-4
Rapid Communication | Published on 26 Feb 2015



Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profile of Extended Spectrum β-Lactamase (ESBL) Producing Escherichia coli from Various Clinical Samples
Dinesh Kumar, Amit Kumar Singh, Mohammad Rashid Ali and Yogesh Chander
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2014:7 1-8
Original Research | Published on 25 Mar 2014



PIMA Point of Care CD4+ Cell Count Machines in Remote MNCH Settings: Lessons Learned from Seven Districts in Zimbabwe
Sekesai Mtapuri-Zinyowera, Edward T. Chiyaka, Wellington Mushayi, Godfrey Musuka, Florence Naluyinda-Kitabire, Angella Mushavi and Vasco Chikwasha
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2013:6 51-60
Original Research | Published on 09 Dec 2013



An Update on Global Tuberculosis (TB)
Balkis A. Talip, Roy D. Sleator, Colm J. Lowery, James S.G. Dooley and William J. Snelling
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2013:6 39-50
Review | Published on 21 May 2013



Acute Brucellosis Presenting as Gastroenteritis: Case Report
Salih Bin Salih and Adel Alothman
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2013:6 35-37
Case report | Published on 10 Apr 2013



Prevalence of Anemia and Immunological Markers in HIV-Infected Patients on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in Northeastern Nigeria
Ballah Akawu Denue, Ibrahim Musa Kida, Ahmed Hammagabdo, Ayuba Dayar and Mohammed Abubakar Sahabi
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2013:6 25-33
Original Research | Published on 20 Mar 2013



Assessing Healthcare Utilization for Influenza-like Illness at an Emergency Department and a Student Health Service during the 2009–2010 H1N1 Pandemic
Ruchi Bhandari, Tara A. Hartley, William G. Lindsley, Melanie A. Fisher and Jan E. Palmer
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2013:6 15-23
Original Research | Published on 07 Mar 2013



Changes in Lipid Profiles and Other Biochemical Parameters in HIV-1 Infected Patients Newly Commenced on HAART Regimen
Ballah Akawu Denue, Mohammed Bashir Alkali, Ali Usman Abjah, Ibrahim Musa Kida, Babajide Ajayi and Bala Zira Fate
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2013:6 7-14
Original Research | Published on 06 Mar 2013



Ethical Dilemmas in Protecting Individual Rights Versus Public Protection in the Case of Infectious Diseases
Kai-Lit Phua
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2013:6 1-5
Review | Published on 28 Feb 2013



In Vivo Replication and Pathogenesis of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Recombinant M40 Containing Ebola Virus L-Domain Sequences
Takashi Irie, Elena Carnero, Adolfo García-Sastre and Ronald N. Harty
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2012:5 59-64
Short Report | Published on 19 Nov 2012



Genetic Polymorphism of Plasmodium falciparum Merozoite Surface Protein-1 and -2 and Diversity of Drug Resistance Genes in Blood Donors from Bamako, Mali
Bolaji N. Thomas, Carlyn R. Petrella, Stephanie R. Crespo, Tanya J. Thakur, Joann M. Moulds and Dapa A. Diallo
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2012:5 49-57
Original Research | Published on 27 Aug 2012



Acute Versus Chronic Invasive Fungal Rhinosinusitis: A Case-Control Study
Patorn Piromchai and Sanguansak Thanaviratananich
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2012:5 43-48
Original Research | Published on 25 Jun 2012



2009H1N1 Influenza in Immunocompetent and Immunocompromised Patients
Ronald B. Moss
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2012:5 33-42
Review | Published on 02 May 2012



Updated Antimicrobial Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Endocarditis: Focus on Daptomycin
Armando Gonzalez-Ruiz and Annie M. Jones
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2012:5 19-31
Review | Published on 30 Apr 2012



Neurobrucellosis: Challenges for Therapy
Adel Alothman, Saud Al Dubayan, Ali Al Khathaami, Suleiman Kojan, and Salih Bin Salih
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2012:5 15-17
Original Research | Published on 02 Apr 2012



Maraviroc in Antiretroviral-Naïve HIV-1 Patients
Beniam Ghebremedhin
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2012:5 1-13
Review | Published on 18 Jan 2012



Update on Neglected Tropical Diseases of the Western Hemisphere
Esther Fischer and Calum N.L. Macpherson
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2011:4 17-25
Review | Published on 06 Oct 2011



Molecular Genetic Diagnostic Strategy to Help Clinicians to a Better Assessment of the Heaviness of a Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Infection
Florian Heirler, Emanuel Ždárský, Ricardo Borelli and Hans Jürgen Heppner
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2011:4 11-16
Methodology | Published on 25 Jul 2011



Mapping Historic Hookworm Disease Prevalence in the Southern US, Comparing Percent Prevalence with Percent Soil Drainage Type Using GIS
Alice L. Anderson and Thomas Allen
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2011:4 1-9
Original Research | Published on 01 Jun 2011 | Highly accessed (previous month)



Hematologic Abnormalities in Treatment-Naïve HIV Patients
Akinsegun Akinbami, Olajumoke Oshinaike, Titilope Adeyemo, Adewunmi Adediran, Owolabi Dosunmu, Mobolaji Dada, Idris Durojaiye, Alaba Adebola and Oshunkalu Vincent
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2010:3 45-49
Original Research | Published on 16 Dec 2010



What is the Real Prevalence of HIV-Infection in Saudi Arabia?
Adel Alothman, Khalid Altalhi, Abdulrahman Al Saedy and Thamer Al Enazi
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2010:3 41-44
Original Research | Published on 11 Aug 2010



Evaluation of Knowledge, Attitude and Performance of the Mothers of Children Affected by Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
S.H. Hejazi, S.M.M. Hazavei, L. Shirani Bidabadi, A. Shademani, A.H. Siadat, A. Zolfaghari-baghbaderani, M.A. Nilforoushzadeh and S.M. Hosseini
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2010:3 35-40
Original Research | Published on 16 Apr 2010



Metabolic Implications of Hepatitis C Virus Infection and it’s Correlation to Steatohepatitis in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients With and Without Type 2 Diabetes
Howaida Elsayed Mansour, Hanan Mohamed Farouk, Maryam Ahmad Abdurrahman, Afaf Abdelaleem Mostafa, Iman M. Aly Hassan and Waheba A. Zarouk
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2010:3 25-33
Original Research | Published on 02 Mar 2010



Contributions in the First 21st Century Decade to Environmental Health Vector Borne Disease Research
Alice L. Anderson
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2010:2 17-24
Commentary | Published on 10 Feb 2010



Dynamics of the Vaginal Ecosystem—Hormonal Influences
Miranda A. Farage, Kenneth W. Miller and Jack D. Sobel
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2010:3 1-15
Review | Published on 20 Jan 2010



Fighting the Battle Against Infectious Diseases: Contributions of Selected Social Science Disciplines
Kai-Lit Phua
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2009:2 5-9
Perspective | Published on 09 Nov 2009



Management of Pleural Brucellosis: Case Report
Adel Alothman, Salih Bin Salih, Salwa Alothman and Ghassan Al Johani
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2009:2 1-4
Published on 03 Apr 2009



Candida Parapsilosis Endocarditis in a Very Low Birth Weight Premature Infant Successfully Treated with the Association of Caspofungin and Voriconazole
Vanessa A. Aguiare Lopes, Alexandre Ordones Lopes, Orlei Ribeiro de Araújo and Valeska A. Schauer Aguiare
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2008:1 13-17
Published on 23 Sep 2008



Environmental Contamination as an Important Route for the Transmission of the Hospital Pathogen VRE: Modeling and Prediction of Classical Interventions
Wolkewitz M, Dettenkofer M, Bertz H, Schumacher M and Huebner J
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2008:1 3-11
Published on 02 Jul 2008



Introductory Editorial (Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment)
Douglas MacPherson
Infectious Diseases: Research and Treatment 2008:1 1-2
Published on 17 Mar 2008



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