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06/21/2024

Research Article

Neglected etiologies of prolonged febrile illnesses in tropical and subtropical regions: A systematic review

Febrile illnesses that persist despite initial treatment are common clinical challenges in (sub)tropical low-resource settings. Our aim is to review infectious etiologies of “prolonged fevers” (persistent febrile illnesses, PFI) and to quantify relative contributions of selected neglected target diseases with limited diagnostic options, often overlooked, causing inadequate antibiotic...

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Neglected etiologies of prolonged febrile illnesses in tropical and subtropical regions: A systematic review

07/03/2024

Research Article

Risks of anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and sleep disorders in patients with dengue fever: A nationwide, population-based cohort study

Dengue virus (DENV) infection, a common mosquito-borne disease, has been linked to several mental disorders like depression and anxiety. However, the temporal risk of these disorders after DENV infection is not well studied. This population-based cohort study encompassed 45,334 recently lab-confirmed...

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Risks of anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and sleep disorders in patients with dengue fever: A nationwide, population-based cohort study

06/13/2024

Research Article

Co-circulation of two Alphaviruses in Burkina Faso: Chikungunya and O’nyong nyong viruses

Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) and O’nyong nyong virus (ONNV) are phylogenetically related alphaviruses in the Semliki Forest Virus (SFV) antigenic complex of the Togaviridae family. There are limited data on the circulation of these two viruses in Burkina Faso. The aim of our study was to assess their circulation in the country by determining seroprevalence...

Co-circulation of two Alphaviruses in Burkina Faso: Chikungunya and O’nyong nyong viruses

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07/03/2024

Research Article

Prevalence and transmission of the most relevant zoonotic and vector-borne pathogens in the Yucatan peninsula: A review

Habitat modification and land use changes impact ecological interactions and alter the relationships between humans and nature. Mexico has experienced significant landscape modifications at the local and regional scales, with negative effects on forest cover and biological biodiversity, especially in the Yucatan peninsula...

Prevalence and transmission of the most relevant zoonotic and vector-borne pathogens in the Yucatan peninsula: A review

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