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August 2016

Bats are now associated with several deadly emerging viruses, including Hendra, Nipah, Marburg, and Ebola and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (SARS CoV). Understanding the biology of these pathogens within and among their hosts is essential for predicting and managing zoonoses. Plowright et al.

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NTD and NCD Co-morbidities: The Example of Dengue Fever

Priyanka Mehta, Peter J. Hotez

Challenges to the Design of Clinical Trials for Live-Attenuated Tetravalent Dengue Vaccines

Philip K. Russell, Scott B. Halstead


Dengue in the Context of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness

Jacqueline Deen, Martin W. Weber, Thomas Jaenisch

Next Steps for Ebola Vaccination: Deployment in Non-Epidemic, High-Risk Settings

Laura A. Skrip, Alison P. Galvani


Meeting Report: Translational Considerations of Novel Vector Management Approaches

Adriana Costero-Saint Denis, Wolfgang W. Leitner, Tonu Wali, Stephanie James

Madurella mycetomatis-Induced Massive Shoulder Joint Destruction: A Management Challenge

Peter S. Scolding, Mustafa A. Q. Abbas, Roa Fathelrahman Omer, Ahmed Hassan Fahal


Zika Fetal Neuropathogenesis: Etiology of a Viral Syndrome

Zachary A. Klase, Svetlana Khakhina, Adriano De Bernardi Schneider, Michael V. Callahan, Jill Glasspool-Malone, Robert Malone

The Case for Live Attenuated Vaccines against the Neglected Zoonotic Diseases Brucellosis and Bovine Tuberculosis

Aseem Pandey, Ana Cabello, Lavoisier Akoolo, Allison Rice-Ficht, Angela Arenas-Gamboa, David McMurray, Thomas A. Ficht, Paul de Figueiredo

Transmission or Within-Host Dynamics Driving Pulses of Zoonotic Viruses in Reservoir–Host Populations

Raina K. Plowright, Alison J. Peel, Daniel G. Streicker, Amy T. Gilbert, Hamish McCallum, James Wood, Michelle L. Baker, Olivier Restif

Research Articles

Morinda citrifolia Linn. Reduces Parasite Load and Modulates Cytokines and Extracellular Matrix Proteins in C57BL/6 Mice Infected with Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis

Fernando Almeida-Souza, Flávia de Oliveira Cardoso, Bruno Vinicius da Conceição Souza, Tânia Zaverucha do Valle, Joicy Cortez de Sá, Iara dos Santos da Silva Oliveira, Celeste da Silva Freitas de Souza, Carla Junqueira Moragas Tellis, Maria do Socorro dos Santos Chagas, Maria Dutra Behrens, Ana Lúcia Abreu-Silva, Kátia da Silva Calabrese

Live Attenuated Leishmania donovani Centrin Knock Out Parasites Generate Non-inferior Protective Immune Response in Aged Mice against Visceral Leishmaniasis

Parna Bhattacharya, Ranadhir Dey, Pradeep K. Dagur, Amritanshu B. Joshi, Nevien Ismail, Sreenivas Gannavaram, Alain Debrabant, Adovi D. Akue, Mark A. KuKuruga, Angamuthu Selvapandiyan, John Philip McCoy Jr., Hira L. Nakhasi

The Ectodomain of Glycoprotein from the Candid#1 Vaccine Strain of Junin Virus Rendered Machupo Virus Partially Attenuated in Mice Lacking IFN-αβ/γ Receptor

Takaaki Koma, Cheng Huang, Judith F. Aronson, Aida G. Walker, Milagros Miller, Jeanon N. Smith, Michael Patterson, Slobodan Paessler

Identification of Tenrec ecaudatus, a Wild Mammal Introduced to Mayotte Island, as a Reservoir of the Newly Identified Human Pathogenic Leptospira mayottensis

Erwan Lagadec, Yann Gomard, Gildas Le Minter, Colette Cordonin, Eric Cardinale, Beza Ramasindrazana, Muriel Dietrich, Steven M Goodman, Pablo Tortosa, Koussay Dellagi

Over Six Thousand Trypanosoma cruzi Strains Classified into Discrete Typing Units (DTUs): Attempt at an Inventory

Simone Frédérique Brenière, Etienne Waleckx, Christian Barnabé

Development of 2, 7-Diamino-1, 8-Naphthyridine (DANP) Anchored Hairpin Primers for RT-PCR Detection of Chikungunya Virus Infection

Huixin Chen, Mariya Parimelalagan, Fumie Takei, Hapuarachchige Chanditha Hapuarachchi, Evelyn Siew-Chuan Koay, Lee Ching Ng, Phui San Ho, Kazuhiko Nakatani, Justin Jang Hann Chu

Antigenic Variation of East/Central/South African and Asian Chikungunya Virus Genotypes in Neutralization by Immune Sera

Chong-Long Chua, I-Ching Sam, Andres Merits, Yoke-Fun Chan

Serum Procalcitonin and Peripheral Venous Lactate for Predicting Dengue Shock and/or Organ Failure: A Prospective Observational Study

Vipa Thanachartwet, Varunee Desakorn, Duangjai Sahassananda, Akanitt Jittmittraphap, Nittha Oer-areemitr, Sathaporn Osothsomboon, Manoon Surabotsophon, Anan Wattanathum

Clonal Evolution of Enterocytozoon bieneusi Populations in Swine and Genetic Differentiation in Subpopulations between Isolates from Swine and Humans

Qiang Wan, Lihua Xiao, Xichen Zhang, Yijing Li, Yixin Lu, Mingxin Song, Wei Li

An Ecological Assessment of the Pandemic Threat of Zika Virus

Colin J. Carlson, Eric R. Dougherty, Wayne Getz

Mp1p Is a Virulence Factor in Talaromyces (Penicillium) marneffei

Patrick C. Y. Woo, Susanna K. P. Lau, Candy C. Y. Lau, Edward T. K. Tung, Ken T. K. Chong, Fengjuan Yang, Hongmin Zhang, Raymond K. C. Lo, Jian-Pao Cai, Rex K. H. Au-Yeung, Wing-Fung Ng, Herman Tse, Samson S. Y. Wong, Simin Xu, Wai Hei Lam, Man-Kit Tse, Kong Hung Sze, Richard Y. Kao, Neil E. Reiner, Quan Hao, Kwok-Yung Yuen

Sero-Molecular Epidemiology of Japanese Encephalitis in Zhejiang, an Eastern Province of China

Jin-ren Pan, Ju-ying Yan, Jia-yue Zhou, Xue-wen Tang, Han-qing He, Rong-hui Xie, Hai-yan Mao, Yan-jun Zhang, Shu-yun Xie

Identification of RNA Binding Proteins Associated with Dengue Virus RNA in Infected Cells Reveals Temporally Distinct Host Factor Requirements

Olga V. Viktorovskaya, Todd M. Greco, Ileana M. Cristea, Sunnie R. Thompson

Incidence and Risk Factors for Developing Dengue-Associated Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in Puerto Rico, 2008 - 2013

Esther M. Ellis, Tyler M. Sharp, Janice Pérez-Padilla, Liza González, B. Katherine Poole-Smith, Emmaculate Lebo, Charlotte Baker, Mark J. Delorey, Brenda Torres-Velasquez, Eduardo Ochoa, Brenda Rivera-Garcia, Hector Díaz-Pinto, Luis Clavell, Anabel Puig-Ramos, Gritta E. Janka, Kay M. Tomashek

Expression of CD64 on Circulating Neutrophils Favoring Systemic Inflammatory Status in Erythema Nodosum Leprosum

Veronica Schmitz, Rhana Berto da Silva Prata, Mayara Garcia de Mattos Barbosa, Mayara Abud Mendes, Sheila Santos Brandão, Thaís Porto Amadeu, Luciana Silva Rodrigues, Helen Ferreira, Fabrício da Mota Ramalho Costa, Jessica Brandão dos Santos, Fabiana dos Santos Pacheco, Alice de Miranda Machado, José Augusto da Costa Nery, Mariana de Andrea Hacker, Anna Maria Sales, Roberta Olmo Pinheiro, Euzenir Nunes Sarno

Mortality, Morbidity and Health-Seeking Behaviour during the Ebola Epidemic 2014–2015 in Monrovia Results from a Mobile Phone Survey

Anna Kuehne, Emily Lynch, Esaie Marshall, Amanda Tiffany, Ian Alley, Luke Bawo, Moses Massaquoi, Claudia Lodesani, Philippe Le Vaillant, Klaudia Porten, Etienne Gignoux

Prevalence of Active and Latent Yaws in the Solomon Islands 18 Months after Azithromycin Mass Drug Administration for Trachoma

Michael Marks, Oliver Sokana, Eli Nachamkin, Elliot Puiahi, Georgina Kilua, Allan Pillay, Christian Bottomley, Anthony W. Solomon, David C. Mabey

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