- Jean-Claude Desenclos, Institut de Veille Sanitaire
- Susanna Esposito, University of Milan
- Jorge Garbino, University Hospitals Geneva
- Pak Leung Ho, University of Hong Kong
- Sanjeev Krishna, St. George's, University of London
- Jason Stout, Duke University
- Sepehr Tabrizi, The Royal Women's Hospital
- Carlo Torti, University 'Magna Graecia'
- Philippa Harris, BioMed Central
Despite measures to prevent infection spread the number of days spent in hospital in Botswana is strongly associated with development of tuberculosis (TB) within 12 months of discharge, and with TB-related mortality.
HIV-1 mutations associated with the individual drug components of HAART in treatment failing patients have declined, regardless of specific class combinations and epidemiological characteristics of treated population, likely due to the improvements in HIV treatment such as prescription guidelines.
The implementation of ‘cocooning’, via immunization of close contacts, to protect newborns from pertussis is challenging and usually remains incomplete, with parents often lacking knowledge of both the threats and transmission of this disease.
Incidence of childhood tuberculosis has declined in the Netherlands over the last two decades but this decline has been greater in Dutch-born children and over a third of cases has at least one ‘missed opportunity’ for prevention.
Many cases of anorectal chlamydia are missed in women visiting sexually transmitted infection clinics indicating that testing purely on the basis of indication of symptoms or sexual history, as is currently practiced, is not an appropriate control strategy.
BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:342
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