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October 2016

The pro-inflammatory and pro-fibrogenic molecule Osteopontin is upregulated in the hepatic granulomatous reaction surrounding Schistosoma mansoni eggs in human acute schistosomiasis mansoni. Pereira TA, et al.

Image Credit: Pereira TA, et al. (2016)

Editorial

Blue Marble Health and the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

Peter J Hotez, Ashish Damania, Mohsen Naghavi

From Innovation to Application

OpenZika: An IBM World Community Grid Project to Accelerate Zika Virus Drug Discovery

Sean Ekins, Alexander L. Perryman, Carolina Horta Andrade

Symposium

Mycetoma Pulmonary Secondaries from a Gluteal Eumycetoma: An Unusual Presentation

Nancy Awad Mohamed, Ahmed Hassan Fahal

Reviews

Zoonoses As Ecological Entities: A Case Review of Plague

Caio Graco Zeppelini, Alzira Maria Paiva de Almeida, Pedro Cordeiro-Estrela

The NIH-NIAID Schistosomiasis Resource Center at the Biomedical Research Institute: Molecular Redux

James J. Cody, Wannaporn Ittiprasert, André N. Miller, Lucie Henein, Margaret M. Mentink-Kane, Michael H. Hsieh

Diagnostics in Ebola Virus Disease in Resource-Rich and Resource-Limited Settings

Robert J Shorten, Colin S Brown, Michael Jacobs, Simon Rattenbury, Andrew J. Simpson, Stephen Mepham

Research Articles

Controlling Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Haiti: Implementation Strategies and Evidence of Their Success

Jean Frantz Lemoine, Anne Marie Desormeaux, Franck Monestime, Carl Renad Fayette, Luccene Desir, Abdel Nasser Direny, Sarah Carciunoiu, Lior Miller, Alaine Knipes, Patrick Lammie, Penelope Smith, Melissa Stockton, Lily Trofimovich, Kalpana Bhandari, Richard Reithinger, Kathryn Crowley, Eric Ottesen, Margaret Baker

Validation of a Rapid Rabies Diagnostic Tool for Field Surveillance in Developing Countries

Monique Léchenne, Kemdongarti Naïssengar, Anthony Lepelletier, Idriss Oumar Alfaroukh, Hervé Bourhy, Jakob Zinsstag, Laurent Dacheux

The Eco-epidemiology of Pacific Coast Tick Fever in California

Kerry A. Padgett, Denise Bonilla, Marina E. Eremeeva, Carol Glaser, Robert S. Lane, Charsey Cole Porse, Martin B. Castro, Sharon Messenger, Alex Espinosa, Jill Hacker, Anne Kjemtrup, Bonnie Ryan, Jamesina J. Scott, Renjie Hu, Melissa Hardstone Yoshimizu, Gregory A. Dasch, Vicki Kramer

Colorimetric Detection of Plasmodium vivax in Urine Using MSP10 Oligonucleotides and Gold Nanoparticles

Yossef Alnasser, Cusi Ferradas, Taryn Clark, Maritza Calderon, Alejandro Gurbillon, Dionicia Gamboa, Uri S. McKakpo, Isabella A. Quakyi, Kwabena M. Bosompem, David J. Sullivan, Joseph M. Vinetz, Robert H. Gilman

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