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July 2016

Small snail, big impact: Biomphalaria pfeifferi snail in the Senegal River Basin. Sokolow et al.

Image Credit: Susanne H. Sokolow

Editorial

The World’s Great Religions and Their Neglected Tropical Diseases

Peter J. Hotez

Viewpoints

Sustaining Progress towards NTD Elimination: An Opportunity to Leverage Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Programs to Interrupt Transmission of Soil-Transmitted Helminths

Arianna Rubin Means, Kristjana Ásbjörnsdóttir, Charles Mwandawiro, David Rollinson, Julie Jacobson, Tim Littlewood, Judd L. Walson

What Is Next for NTDs in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals?

James Smith, Emma Michelle Taylor

From Innovation to Application

Symposium

Multiple Mycetoma Lung Secondaries from Knee Eumycetoma: An Unusual Complication

EL Samani Wadaa Mohamed, Nancy Seif EL Din, Ahmed Hassan Fahal

Review

Micronutrients and Leptospirosis: A Review of the Current Evidence

Heather S. Herman, Saurabh Mehta, Washington B. Cárdenas, Anna M. Stewart-Ibarra, Julia L. Finkelstein

Research Articles

Barriers and Recommended Interventions to Prevent Melioidosis in Northeast Thailand: A Focus Group Study Using the Behaviour Change Wheel

Pornpan Suntornsut, Nittayasee Wongsuwan, Mayura Malasit, Rungreung Kitphati, Susan Michie, Sharon J. Peacock, Direk Limmathurotsakul

The Anisakis Transcriptome Provides a Resource for Fundamental and Applied Studies on Allergy-Causing Parasites

Fiona J. Baird, Xiaopei Su, Ibukun Aibinu, Matthew J. Nolan, Hiromu Sugiyama, Domenico Otranto, Andreas L. Lopata, Cinzia Cantacessi

Cryptosporidium Priming Is More Effective than Vaccine for Protection against Cryptosporidiosis in a Murine Protein Malnutrition Model

Luther A. Bartelt, David T. Bolick, Glynis L. Kolling, James K. Roche, Edna I. Zaenker, Ana M. Lara, Francisco Jose Noronha, Carrie A. Cowardin, John H. Moore, Jerrold R. Turner, Cirle A. Warren, Gregory A. Buck, Richard L. Guerrant

Prevalence and Hospital Management of Amphotericin B Deoxycholate-Related Toxicities during Treatment of HIV-Associated Cryptococcal Meningitis in South Africa

Susan Meiring, Melony Fortuin-de Smidt, Ranmini Kularatne, Halima Dawood, Nelesh P. Govender, GERMS-SA

Fulminant Amebic Colitis after Corticosteroid Therapy: A Systematic Review

Debbie-Ann Shirley, Shannon Moonah

Activation, Impaired Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Production, and Deficiency of Circulating Mucosal-Associated Invariant T Cells in Patients with Scrub Typhus

Seung-Ji Kang, Hye-Mi Jin, Eun Jeong Won, Young-Nan Cho, Hyun-Ju Jung, Yong-Soo Kwon, Hae Jin Kee, Jae Kyun Ju, Jung-Chul Kim, Uh Jin Kim, Hee-Chang Jang, Sook-In Jung, Seung-Jung Kee, Yong-Wook Park

Identification of Chalcones as Fasciola hepatica Cathepsin L Inhibitors Using a Comprehensive Experimental and Computational Approach

Florencia Ferraro, Alicia Merlino, Nicolás dell´Oca, Jorge Gil, José F. Tort, Mercedes Gonzalez, Hugo Cerecetto, Mauricio Cabrera, Ileana Corvo

Insights into an Optimization of Plasmodium vivax Sal-1 In Vitro Culture: The Aotus Primate Model

Kathryn Shaw-Saliba, Richard Thomson-Luque, Nicanor Obaldía III, Marlon Nuñez, Sahir Dutary, Caeul Lim, Samantha Barnes, Clemens H. M. Kocken, Manoj T. Duraisingh, John H. Adams, Erica M. Pasini

Spatio-temporal Analysis of the Genetic Diversity of Arctic Rabies Viruses and Their Reservoir Hosts in Greenland

Dennis Hanke, Conrad M. Freuling, Susanne Fischer, Karsten Hueffer, Kris Hundertmark, Susan Nadin-Davis, Denise Marston, Anthony R. Fooks, Anette Bøtner, Thomas C. Mettenleiter, Martin Beer, Thomas B. Rasmussen, Thomas F. Müller, Dirk Höper

Cytokine Profile of Children Hospitalized with Virologically-Confirmed Dengue during Two Phase III Vaccine Efficacy Trials

Anke Harenberg, Aymeric de Montfort, Frédérique Jantet-Blaudez, Matthew Bonaparte, Florence Boudet, Melanie Saville, Nicholas Jackson, Bruno Guy

Perilesional Inflammation in Neurocysticercosis - Relationship Between Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Evans Blue Staining and Histopathology in the Pig Model

Carla Cangalaya, Javier A. Bustos, Juan Calcina, Ana Vargas-Calla, Diego Suarez, Armando E. Gonzalez, Juan Chacaltana, Cristina Guerra-Giraldez, Siddhartha Mahanty, Theodore E. Nash, Hector H. García, Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru

Heat Sensitivity of wMel Wolbachia during Aedes aegypti Development

Jill N. Ulrich, John C. Beier, Gregor J. Devine, Leon E. Hugo

Biliary Microbiota, Gallstone Disease and Infection with Opisthorchis felineus

Irina V. Saltykova, Vjacheslav A. Petrov, Maria D. Logacheva, Polina G. Ivanova, Nikolay V. Merzlikin, Alexey E. Sazonov, Ludmila M. Ogorodova, Paul J. Brindley

Evidence for Suppression of Onchocerciasis Transmission in Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

Laura Moya, Zaida Herrador, Thuy Huong Ta-Tang, Jose Miguel Rubio, Maria Jesús Perteguer, Ana Hernandez-González, Belén García, Rufino Nguema, Justino Nguema, Policarpo Ncogo, Teresa Garate, Agustín Benito, Anacleto Sima, Pilar Aparicio

Changes over Time in IgE Sensitization to Allergens of the Fish Parasite Anisakis spp.

Noelia Carballeda-Sangiao, Ana I. Rodríguez-Mahillo, Mercedes Careche, Alfonso Navas, Ignacio Moneo, Miguel González-Muñoz

Global Assessment of Schistosomiasis Control Over the Past Century Shows Targeting the Snail Intermediate Host Works Best

Susanne H. Sokolow, Chelsea L. Wood, Isabel J. Jones, Scott J. Swartz, Melina Lopez, Michael H. Hsieh, Kevin D. Lafferty, Armand M. Kuris, Chloe Rickards, Giulio A. De Leo

Cultural Understanding of Wounds, Buruli Ulcers and Their Management at the Obom Sub-district of the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana

Eric Koka, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Daniel Okyere, Philip Baba Adongo, Collins K. Ahorlu

Rapid Enhanced MM3-COPRO ELISA for Detection of Fasciola Coproantigens

Victoria Martínez-Sernández, Ricardo A. Orbegozo-Medina, Marta González-Warleta, Mercedes Mezo, Florencio M. Ubeira

Spatiotemporal Co-existence of Two Mycobacterium ulcerans Clonal Complexes in the Offin River Valley of Ghana

Araceli Lamelas, Kobina Assan Ampah, Samuel Aboagye, Sarah Kerber, Emelia Danso, Adwoa Asante-Poku, Prince Asare, Julian Parkhill, Simon R. Harris, Gerd Pluschke, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Katharina Röltgen

Th-1, Th-2 Cytokines Profile among Madurella mycetomatis Eumycetoma Patients

Amre Nasr, Amir Abushouk, Anhar Hamza, Emmanuel Siddig, Ahmed H. Fahal

Heterogeneity in District-Level Transmission of Ebola Virus Disease during the 2013-2015 Epidemic in West Africa

Fabienne Krauer, Sandro Gsteiger, Nicola Low, Christian H. Hansen, Christian L. Althaus

Distribution and Dispersal of Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) in a Zoonotic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Focus, the Northern Negev, Israel

Laor Orshan, Shirly Elbaz, Yossi Ben-Ari, Fouad Akad, Ohad Afik, Ira Ben-Avi, Debora Dias, Dan Ish-Shalom, Liora Studentsky, Irina Zonstein

Rapid and Sensitive Multiplex Detection of Burkholderia pseudomallei-Specific Antibodies in Melioidosis Patients Based on a Protein Microarray Approach

Christian Kohler, Susanna J. Dunachie, Elke Müller, Anne Kohler, Kemajittra Jenjaroen, Prapit Teparrukkul, Vico Baier, Ralf Ehricht, Ivo Steinmetz

Effect of Spatial Repellent Exposure on Dengue Vector Attraction to Oviposition Sites

Diane B. Choi, John P. Grieco, Charles S. Apperson, Coby Schal, Loganathan Ponnusamy, Dawn M. Wesson, Nicole L. Achee

Preparing towards Preventing and Containing an Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak: What Socio-cultural Practices May Affect Containment Efforts in Ghana?

Philip Baba Adongo, Philip Teg-Nefaah Tabong, Emmanuel Asampong, Joana Ansong, Magda Robalo, Richard M. Adanu

Inhibition of the Hantavirus Fusion Process by Predicted Domain III and Stem Peptides from Glycoprotein Gc

Gonzalo P. Barriga, Fernando Villalón-Letelier, Chantal L. Márquez, Eduardo A. Bignon, Rodrigo Acuña, Breyan H. Ross, Octavio Monasterio, Gonzalo A. Mardones, Simon E. Vidal, Nicole D. Tischler

Undiscovered Bat Hosts of Filoviruses

Barbara A. Han, John Paul Schmidt, Laura W. Alexander, Sarah E. Bowden, David T. S. Hayman, John M. Drake

Safety Overview of a Recombinant Live-Attenuated Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine: Pooled Analysis of Data from 18 Clinical Trials

Sophia Gailhardou, Anna Skipetrova, Gustavo H. Dayan, John Jezorwski, Melanie Saville, Diane Van der Vliet, T. Anh Wartel

The Vaccination of 35,000 Dogs in 20 Working Days Using Combined Static Point and Door-to-Door Methods in Blantyre, Malawi

Andrew D Gibson, Ian G Handel, Kate Shervell, Tarryn Roux, Dagmar Mayer, Stanford Muyila, Golden B Maruwo, Edwin M. S Nkhulungo, Rachel A Foster, Patrick Chikungwa, Bernard Chimera, Barend M.deC Bronsvoort, Richard J Mellanby, Luke Gamble

Recent Duplication and Functional Divergence in Parasitic Nematode Levamisole-Sensitive Acetylcholine Receptors

Thomas B. Duguet, Claude L. Charvet, Sean G. Forrester, Claudia M. Wever, Joseph A. Dent, Cedric Neveu, Robin N. Beech

Integrated Analysis of Environment, Cattle and Human Serological Data: Risks and Mechanisms of Transmission of Rift Valley Fever in Madagascar

Marie-Marie Olive, Véronique Chevalier, Vladimir Grosbois, Annelise Tran, Soa-Fy Andriamandimby, Benoit Durand, Jean-Pierre Ravalohery, Seta Andriamamonjy, Fanjasoa Rakotomanana, Christophe Rogier, Jean-Michel Heraud

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