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September 2015

This research explores the private household out-of-pocket and opportunity costs incurred to receive free oral cholera vaccine during a mass vaccination campaign in rural Odisha, India. Mogasale et al.

Image Credit: Dr. Vijayalaxmi V. Mogasale

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A Call for Incorporating Social Research in the Global Struggle against Snakebite

José María Gutiérrez, Thierry Burnouf, Robert A. Harrison, Juan J. Calvete, Nicholas Brown, Simon D. Jensen, David A. Warrell, David J. Williams, Global Snakebite Initiative

Antivenoms for Snakebite Envenoming: What Is in the Research Pipeline?

Emilie Alirol, Pauline Lechevalier, Federica Zamatto, François Chappuis, Gabriel Alcoba, Julien Potet

Review

A Review: The Current In Vivo Models for the Discovery and Utility of New Anti-leishmanial Drugs Targeting Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Emily Rose Mears, Farrokh Modabber, Robert Don, George E. Johnson

Research Articles

Understanding Heterogeneity in the Impact of National Neglected Tropical Disease Control Programmes: Evidence from School-Based Deworming in Kenya

Birgit Nikolay, Charles S. Mwandawiro, Jimmy H. Kihara, Collins Okoyo, Jorge Cano, Mariam T. Mwanje, Hadley Sultani, Dorcas Alusala, Hugo C. Turner, Caroline Teti, Josh Garn, Matthew C. Freeman, Elizabeth Allen, Roy M. Anderson, Rachel L. Pullan, Sammy M. Njenga, Simon J. Brooker

Effect of Poor Access to Water and Sanitation As Risk Factors for Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infection: Selectiveness by the Infective Route

Adriana Echazú, Daniela Bonanno, Marisa Juarez, Silvana P. Cajal, Viviana Heredia, Silvia Caropresi, Ruben O. Cimino, Nicolas Caro, Paola A. Vargas, Gladys Paredes, Alejandro J. Krolewiecki

Trends of Mycobacterium bovis Isolation and First-Line Anti-tuberculosis Drug Susceptibility Profile: A Fifteen-Year Laboratory-Based Surveillance

Miriam Bobadilla-del Valle, Pedro Torres-González, Miguel Enrique Cervera-Hernández, Areli Martínez-Gamboa, Brenda Crabtree-Ramirez, Bárbara Chávez-Mazari, Narciso Ortiz-Conchi, Luis Rodríguez-Cruz, Axel Cervantes-Sánchez, Tomasa Gudiño-Enríquez, Carmen Cinta-Severo, José Sifuentes-Osornio, Alfredo Ponce de León

Assessment of Efficacy and Quality of Two Albendazole Brands Commonly Used against Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections in School Children in Jimma Town, Ethiopia

Sileshi Belew, Mestawet Getachew, Sultan Suleman, Tesfaye Mohammed, Habetewold Deti, Matthias D'Hondt, Evelien Wynendaele, Zeleke Mekonnen, Jozef Vercruysse, Luc Duchateau, Bart De Spiegeleer, Bruno Levecke

Ebola and Its Global Research Architecture—Need for an Improvement

David Quarcoo, Dörthe Brüggmann, Doris Klingelhöfer, David A. Groneberg

Development and Validation of a Novel Leishmania donovani Screening Cascade for High-Throughput Screening Using a Novel Axenic Assay with High Predictivity of Leishmanicidal Intracellular Activity

Andrea Nühs, Manu De Rycker, Sujatha Manthri, Eamon Comer, Christina A. Scherer, Stuart L. Schreiber, Jean-Robert Ioset, David W. Gray

An Outbreak of Lymphocutaneous Sporotrichosis among Mine-Workers in South Africa

Nelesh P. Govender, Tsidiso G. Maphanga, Thokozile G. Zulu, Jaymati Patel, Sibongile Walaza, Charlene Jacobs, Joy I. Ebonwu, Sindile Ntuli, Serisha D. Naicker, Juno Thomas

Electrophysiological Studies into the Safety of the Anti-diarrheal Drug Clotrimazole during Oral Rehydration Therapy

Willem S. Lexmond, Paul A. Rufo, Edda Fiebiger, Wayne I. Lencer

Value of Routine Dengue Diagnostic Tests in Urine and Saliva Specimens

Anne-Claire Andries, Veasna Duong, Sowath Ly, Julien Cappelle, Kim Srorn Kim, Patrich Lorn Try, Sopheaktra Ros, Sivuth Ong, Rekol Huy, Paul Horwood, Marie Flamand, Anavaj Sakuntabhai, Arnaud Tarantola, Philippe Buchy

Neglect of a Neglected Disease in Italy: The Challenge of Access-to-Care for Chagas Disease in Bergamo Area

Ernestina Carla Repetto, Rony Zachariah, Ajay Kumar, Andrea Angheben, Federico Gobbi, Mariella Anselmi, Ahmad Al Rousan, Carlota Torrico, Rosa Ruiz, Gabriel Ledezma, Maria Chiara Buoninsegna, Mohammed Khogali, Rafael Van den Bergh, Gianfranco De Maio, Ada Maristella Egidi, Barbara Maccagno, Silvia Garelli

Investigation of the First Case of Dengue Virus Infection Acquired in Western Australia in Seven Decades: Evidence of Importation of Infected Mosquitoes?

Michael D. A. Lindsay, Andrew Jardine, Carolien Giele, Paul Armstrong, Suzi McCarthy, Amanda Whittle, Naru Pal, Heather Lyttle, Sue Harrington, Jay Nicholson, David Smith

Targeting Lysine Deacetylases (KDACs) in Parasites

Qi Wang, Bruce A. Rosa, Bakela Nare, Kerrie Powell, Sergio Valente, Dante Rotili, Antonello Mai, Garland R. Marshall, Makedonka Mitreva

Economic Impact of Dengue: Multicenter Study across Four Brazilian Regions

Celina Maria Turchi Martelli, Joao Bosco Siqueira Junior, Mirian Perpetua Palha Dias Parente, Ana Laura de Sene Amancio Zara, Consuelo Silva Oliveira, Cynthia Braga, Fabiano Geraldo Pimenta Junior, Fanny Cortes, Juan Guillermo Lopez, Luciana Ribeiro Bahia, Marcia Costa Ooteman Mendes, Michelle Quarti Machado da Rosa, Noemia Teixeira de Siqueira Filha, Dagna Constenla, Wayner Vieira de Souza

African Program for Onchocerciasis Control 1995–2010: Impact of Annual Ivermectin Mass Treatment on Off-Target Infectious Diseases

Stanimira P. Krotneva, Luc E. Coffeng, Mounkaila Noma, Honorat G. M. Zouré, Lalle Bakoné, Uche V. Amazigo, Sake J. de Vlas, Wilma A. Stolk

Release of Small RNA-containing Exosome-like Vesicles from the Human Filarial Parasite Brugia malayi

Mostafa Zamanian, Lisa M Fraser, Prince N Agbedanu, Hiruni Harischandra, Andrew R Moorhead, Tim A Day, Lyric C Bartholomay, Michael J Kimber

Assessment and Treatment of Pain during Treatment of Buruli Ulcer

Janine de Zeeuw, Marike Alferink, Yves T. Barogui, Ghislain Sopoh, Richard O. Phillips, Tjip S. van der Werf, Susanne Loth, Bouwe Molenbuur, Mirjam Plantinga, Adelita V. Ranchor, Ymkje Stienstra

Synergy of Omeprazole and Praziquantel In Vitro Treatment against Schistosoma mansoni Adult Worms

Giulliana T. Almeida, Regina C. G. Lage, Leticia Anderson, Thiago M. Venancio, Helder I. Nakaya, Patrícia A. Miyasato, Henrique K. Rofatto, Adhemar Zerlotini, Eliana Nakano, Guilherme Oliveira, Sergio Verjovski-Almeida

Snakebite is Under Appreciated: Appraisal of Burden from West Africa

Abdulrazaq G. Habib, Andreas Kuznik, Muhammad Hamza, Maryam I. Abdullahi, Basheer A. Chedi, Jean-Philippe Chippaux, David A. Warrell

Trypanosoma cruzi Binds to Cytokeratin through Conserved Peptide Motifs Found in the Laminin-G-Like Domain of the gp85/Trans-sialidase Proteins

Andre Azevedo Reis Teixeira, Veronica de Cássia Sardinha de Vasconcelos, Walter Colli, Maria Júlia Manso Alves, Ricardo José Giordano

Prognostic Analysis of Patients with Ebola Virus Disease

Xin Zhang, Yihui Rong, Lijian Sun, Liming Liu, Haibin Su, Jian Zhang, Guangju Teng, Ning Du, Haoyang Chen, Yuan Fang, Wei Zhan, Alex B. J. Kanu, Sheku M. Koroma, Bo Jin, Zhe Xu, Haihan Song

Immunogenic Properties of a BCG Adjuvanted Chitosan Nanoparticle-Based Dengue Vaccine in Human Dendritic Cells

Taweewun Hunsawong, Panya Sunintaboon, Saradee Warit, Butsaya Thaisomboonsuk, Richard G. Jarman, In-Kyu Yoon, Sukathida Ubol, Stefan Fernandez

Development of a Fluorescence-based Trypanosoma cruzi CYP51 Inhibition Assay for Effective Compound Triaging in Drug Discovery Programmes for Chagas Disease

Jennifer Riley, Stephen Brand, Michael Voice, Ivan Caballero, David Calvo, Kevin D. Read

Rapidly Escalating Hepcidin and Associated Serum Iron Starvation Are Features of the Acute Response to Typhoid Infection in Humans

Thomas C. Darton, Christoph J. Blohmke, Eleni Giannoulatou, Claire S. Waddington, Claire Jones, Pamela Sturges, Craig Webster, Hal Drakesmith, Andrew J. Pollard, Andrew E. Armitage

In Vivo MRI Assessment of Hepatic and Splenic Disease in a Murine Model of Schistosmiasis

Brice Masi, Teodora-Adriana Perles-Barbacaru, Caroline Laprie, Helia Dessein, Monique Bernard, Alain Dessein, Angèle Viola

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