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    May 2022
  1. TRAN HTD, Schindler C, Pham TTT, Vien MQ, et al
    Simple clinical and laboratory predictors to improve empirical treatment strategies in areas of high scrub typhus and dengue endemicity, central Vietnam.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010281.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. PHILIP N, Priya SP, Jumah Badawi AH, Mohd Izhar MH, et al
    Pulmonary haemorrhage as the earliest sign of severe leptospirosis in hamster model challenged with Leptospira interrogans strain HP358.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010409.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. LAINE CG, Scott HM, Arenas-Gamboa AM
    Human brucellosis: Widespread information deficiency hinders an understanding of global disease frequency.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010404.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. GAO ZR, Liu Q, Zhao J, Zhao YQ, et al
    A comprehensive analysis of the circRNA-miRNA-mRNA network in osteocyte-like cell associated with Mycobacterium leprae infection.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010379.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2022
  5. LYNCH KD, Apadinuwe SC, Lambert SB, Hillgrove T, et al
    A national survey integrating clinical, laboratory, and WASH data to determine the typology of trachoma in Nauru.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010275.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. BURGERT-BRUCKER CR, Adams MW, Mingkwan P, Flueckiger R, et al
    Community-level trachoma ecological associations and the use of geospatial analysis methods: A systematic review.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010272.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. NASIR A, Yusuf A, Listiawan MY, Makhfudli M, et al
    The life experience of leprosy families in maintaining interaction patterns in the family to support healing in leprosy patients in Indonesian society. A phenomenological qualitative study.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010264.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. WARNASEKARA J, Srimantha S, Kappagoda C, Jayasundara D, et al
    Diagnostic method-based underestimation of leptospirosis in clinical and research settings; an experience from a large prospective study in a high endemic setting.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. KUMAR B, Mehta H, Narang T, Dogra S, et al
    A critical appraisal of the ENLIST severity scale for erythema nodosum leprosum.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010378.
    PubMed    


  10. CUNHA M, Costa F, Ribeiro GS, Carvalho MS, et al
    Rainfall and other meteorological factors as drivers of urban transmission of leptospirosis.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0007507.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. GUAN XG, Wei YH, Jiang BG, Zhou SX, et al
    Clinical characteristics and risk factors for severe scrub typhus in pediatric and elderly patients.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010357.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. XING F, Ye H, Deng C, Sun L, et al
    Diverse and atypical manifestations of Q fever in a metropolitan city hospital: Emerging role of next-generation sequencing for laboratory diagnosis of Coxiella burnetii.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010364.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. LEUNG T, Eaton J, Matrajt L
    Optimizing one-dose and two-dose cholera vaccine allocation in outbreak settings: A modeling study.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010358.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. CHIANG PS, Su SW, Yang SL, Shu PY, et al
    Delayed correlation between the incidence rate of indigenous murine typhus in humans and the seropositive rate of Rickettsia typhi infection in small mammals in Taiwan from 2007-2019.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010394.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. SPITZ CN, Mogami R, Pitta IJR, Hacker MAVB, et al
    Ultrasonography as a diagnostic tool for Neural Pain in Leprosy.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010393.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. CHEN HF, Peng SH, Tsai KH, Yang CF, et al
    Molecular epidemiology of scrub typhus in Taiwan during 2006-2016.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. DIONE MM, Sery A, Sidibe CAK, Wieland B, et al
    Exposure to multiple pathogens - serological evidence for Rift Valley fever virus, Coxiella burnetii, Bluetongue virus and Brucella spp. in cattle, sheep and goat in Mali.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010342.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2022
  18. TEDIJANTO C, Aragie S, Tadesse Z, Haile M, et al
    Predicting future community-level ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection prevalence using serological, clinical, molecular, and geospatial data.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010273.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. MOSENIA A, Chin SA, Alemayehu W, Melese M, et al
    Concordance of ompA types in children re-infected with ocular Chlamydia trachomatis following mass azithromycin treatment for trachoma.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010237.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. SATO Y, Hermawan I, Kakita T, Okano S, et al
    Analysis of human clinical and environmental Leptospira to elucidate the eco-epidemiology of leptospirosis in Yaeyama, subtropical Japan.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010234.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. CHAISIRI K, Tanganuchitcharnchai A, Kritiyakan A, Thinphovong C, et al
    Risk factors analysis for neglected human rickettsioses in rural communities in Nan province, Thailand: A community-based observational study along a landscape gradient.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010256.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. HAU D, Wade B, Lovejoy C, Pandit SG, et al
    Development of a dual antigen lateral flow immunoassay for detecting Yersinia pestis.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010287.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. BEIRAS CG, Marks M, Quinto L, Gavilan S, et al
    Yaws recurrence in children at continued risk of infection.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010197.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. MARTOS-CASADO G, Vives-Cases C, Gil-Gonzalez D
    Community intervention programmes with people affected by leprosy: Listening to the voice of professionals.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010335.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. ABOE A, Joof BM, Kanyi SK, Hydara A, et al
    The Gambia has eliminated trachoma as a public health problem: Challenges and successes.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010282.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. DYSON ZA, Malau E, Horwood PF, Ford R, et al
    Whole genome sequence analysis of Salmonella Typhi in Papua New Guinea reveals an established population of genotype 2.1.7 sensitive to antimicrobials.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. FORNACE KM, Senyonjo L, Martin DL, Gwyn S, et al
    Characterising spatial patterns of neglected tropical disease transmission using integrated sero-surveillance in Northern Ghana.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010227.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. TORNBERG-BELANGER SN, Rwigi D, Mugo M, Kitheka L, et al
    Antimicrobial resistance including Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamases (ESBL) among E. coli isolated from kenyan children at hospital discharge.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010283.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. NANRI T
    Initiatives to address leprosy as a human rights issue through the mandate of UN Special Rapporteur: Achievements and challenges.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010201.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. GIRALDELLI GA, Baka JLCS, Orofino-Costa R, Pineiro-Maceira J, et al
    In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy, dermoscopy, high-frequency ultrasonography, and histopathology features in a case of chromoblastomycosis.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010226.
    PubMed    


  31. MWOLOLO D, Nthiwa D, Kitala P, Abuom T, et al
    Sero-epidemiological survey of Coxiella burnetii in livestock and humans in Tana River and Garissa counties in Kenya.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010214.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. ORTUNO-GUTIERREZ N, Mzembaba A, Baco A, Braet SM, et al
    High yield of retrospective active case finding for leprosy in Comoros.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010158.
    PubMed    


  33. KHAN MAS, Hasan MJ, Rashid MU, Kha Sagar S, et al
    Factors associated with in-hospital mortality of adult tetanus patients-a multicenter study from Bangladesh.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010235.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. HASHIZUME H, Taga S, Sakata MK, Taha MHM, et al
    Detection of multiple mycetoma pathogens using fungal metabarcoding analysis of soil DNA in an endemic area of Sudan.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010274.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2022
  35. ACHARYA D, Park JH, Chun JH, Kim MY, et al
    Seroepidemiologic evidence of Q fever and associated factors among workers in veterinary service laboratory in South Korea.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010054.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. CONNOR S, Velagic M, Zhang X, Johura FT, et al
    Evaluation of a simple, rapid and field-adapted diagnostic assay for enterotoxigenic E. coli and Shigella.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010192.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. LIM W, Nyuykonge B, Eadie K, Konings M, et al
    Screening the pandemic response box identified benzimidazole carbamates, Olorofim and ravuconazole as promising drug candidates for the treatment of eumycetoma.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010159.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. LIEN CE, Chou YJ, Shen YJ, Tsai T, et al
    Population-based assessment of factors influencing antibiotic prescribing for adults with dengue infection in Taiwan.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010198.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. OCANSEY BK, Kosmidis C, Agyei M, Dorkenoo AM, et al
    Histoplasmosis in Africa: Current perspectives, knowledge gaps, and research priorities.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010111.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. WANG J, Zhang W, Jin Z, Ding Y, et al
    A lethal model of Leptospira infection in hamster nasal mucosa.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010191.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. MANTA FSN, Jacomasso T, Rampazzo RCP, Moreira SJM, et al
    Development and validation of a multiplex real-time qPCR assay using GMP-grade reagents for leprosy diagnosis.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0009850.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. RATNAYAKE R, Checchi F, Jarvis CI, Edmunds WJ, et al
    Inference is bliss: Simulation for power estimation for an observational study of a cholera outbreak intervention.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010163.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. JAKAB A, Kahlig P, Kuenzli E, Neumayr A, et al
    Tick borne relapsing fever - a systematic review and analysis of the literature.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010212.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. ASHENEFE WASSIE B, Fantaw S, Mekonene Y, Teshale AM, et al
    First PCR Confirmed anthrax outbreaks in Ethiopia-Amhara region, 2018-2019.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010181.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. ROE C, Vazquez AJ, Phillips PD, Allender CJ, et al
    Multiple phylogenetically-diverse, differentially-virulent Burkholderia pseudomallei isolated from a single soil sample collected in Thailand.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010172.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. JONES RM JR, Seo H, Zhang W, Sack DA, et al
    A multi-epitope fusion antigen candidate vaccine for Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli is protective against strain B7A colonization in a rabbit model.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010177.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. FORTES-GABRIEL E, Guedes MS, Shetty A, Gomes CK, et al
    Enzyme immunoassays (EIA) for serodiagnosis of human leptospirosis: specific IgG3/IgG1 isotyping may further inform diagnosis of acute disease.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010241.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. ZANG X, Ke W, Wang L, Wu H, et al
    Molecular epidemiology and microbiological characteristics of Cryptococcus gattii VGII isolates from China.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010078.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2022
  49. TESFAYE S, Zerfu B, Desta K
    Magnitude and associated factors of Intestinal Parasitosis and Tuberculosis among Tuberculosis suspected patients attending Kuyu General Hospital, North Shewa, Oromia, Ethiopia.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010120.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. DE BRUIJNE ND, Urgesa K, Aseffa A, Bobosha K, et al
    Development of a questionnaire to determine the case detection delay of leprosy: A mixed-methods cultural validation study.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010038.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. WAINAINA M, Vey da Silva DA, Dohoo I, Mayer-Scholl A, et al
    A systematic review and meta-analysis of the aetiological agents of non-malarial febrile illnesses in Africa.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010144.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. DAVIES B, Kinfe M, Ali O, Mengiste A, et al
    Stakeholder perspectives on an integrated package of care for lower limb disorders caused by podoconiosis, lymphatic filariasis or leprosy: A qualitative study.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. ORR B, Westman ME, Malik R, Purdie A, et al
    Leptospirosis is an emerging infectious disease of pig-hunting dogs and humans in North Queensland.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. PITTA IJR, Hacker MAV, Andrade LR, Spitz CN, et al
    Follow-up assessment of patients with Pure Neural Leprosy in a reference center in Rio de Janeiro-Brazil.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010070.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. JIRAWANNAPORN S, Limothai U, Tachaboon S, Dinhuzen J, et al
    Rapid and sensitive point-of-care detection of Leptospira by RPA-CRISPR/Cas12a targeting lipL32.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010112.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. CHAKRABORTY S, Connor S, Velagic M
    Development of a simple, rapid, and sensitive diagnostic assay for enterotoxigenic E. coli and Shigella spp applicable to endemic countries.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010180.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2021
  57. KAKITA T, Okano S, Kyan H, Miyahira M, et al
    Laboratory diagnostic, epidemiological, and clinical characteristics of human leptospirosis in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, 2003-2020.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009993.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. RASOANAIVO TF, Bourner J, Randriamparany RN, Gamana TM, et al
    The impact of COVID-19 on clinical research for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs): A case study of bubonic plague.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010064.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. GNIMAVO R, Besnard A, Degnonvi H, Pipoli Da Fonseca J, et al
    Molecular and epidemiological characterization of recurrent Mycobacterium ulcerans infections in Benin.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010053.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. GRILLOVA L, Robinson MT, Chanthongthip A, Vincent AT, et al
    Genetic diversity of Leptospira isolates in Lao PDR and genome analysis of an outbreak strain.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010076.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. LIEBERMAN NAP, Lin MJ, Xie H, Shrestha L, et al
    Treponema pallidum genome sequencing from six continents reveals variability in vaccine candidate genes and dominance of Nichols clade strains in Madagascar.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010063.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. WERNERY U, Chan E, Raghavan R, Teng JLL, et al
    Development of a sensitive competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for serodiagnosis of Burkholderia mallei, a Tier 1 select agent.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010007.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. WU Y, Wang F, Wang C, Tang X, et al
    Detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii and Toxoplasma gondii in patients with lung infections by a duplex qPCR assay.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010025.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. SIKDER M, Altare C, Doocy S, Trowbridge D, et al
    Case-area targeted preventive interventions to interrupt cholera transmission: Current implementation practices and lessons learned.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010042.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. ZHOU AX, Scriba TJ, Day CL, Hagge DA, et al
    A simple assay to quantify mycobacterial lipid antigen-specific T cell receptors in human tissues and blood.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010018.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. CARVALHO AG, Tiwari A, Luz JGG, Nieboer D, et al
    Leprosy and cutaneous leishmaniasis affecting the same individuals: A retrospective cohort analysis in a hyperendemic area in Brazil.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010035.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. HEFELE L, Black AP, Van Tan T, Tri Minh N, et al
    An age-stratified serosurvey against purified Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi antigens in the Lao People s Democratic Republic.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010017.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. HASSAN R, Deribe K, Fahal AH, Newport M, et al
    Clinical epidemiological characteristics of mycetoma in Eastern Sennar locality, Sennar State, Sudan.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009847.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. FAVA VM, Dallmann-Sauer M, Orlova M, Correa-Macedo W, et al
    Deep resequencing identifies candidate functional genes in leprosy GWAS loci.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010029.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. OGUNDARE EO, Ajite AB, Adeniyi AT, Babatola AO, et al
    A ten-year review of neonatal tetanus cases managed at a tertiary health facility in a resource poor setting: The trend, management challenges and outcome.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0010010.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. NTABANGANYIMANA E, Giraneza R, Dusabejambo V, Bizimana A, et al
    Sero-prevalence of anti-Leptospira antibodies and associated risk factors in rural Rwanda: A cross-sectional study.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009708.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. JAYASINGHEARACHCHI HS, Corea EM, Jayaratne KI, Fonseka RA, et al
    Biogeography and genetic diversity of clinical isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Sri Lanka.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009917.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2021
  73. LI ZL, Luo QB, Xiao SS, Lin ZH, et al
    Evaluation of GeneXpert vanA/vanB in the early diagnosis of vancomycin-resistant enterococci infection.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009869.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. ARANJANI JM, Manuel A, Abdul Razack HI, Mathew ST, et al
    COVID-19-associated mucormycosis: Evidence-based critical review of an emerging infection burden during the pandemic's second wave in India.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009921.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. SANDERS AM, Dixon R, Stuck L, Kelly M, et al
    Evaluation of facial cleanliness and environmental improvement activities: Lessons learned from Malawi, Tanzania, and Uganda.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009962.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. TECHAWIWATTANABOON T, Thaibankluay P, Kreangkaiwal C, Sathean-Anan-Kun S, et al
    Surface proteomics and label-free quantification of Leptospira interrogans serovar Pomona.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009983.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. ERDEM R, Ambler G, Al-Ibrahim M, Fraczek K, et al
    A Phase 2a randomized, single-center, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the safety and preliminary efficacy of oral iOWH032 against cholera diarrhea in a controlled human infection model.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009969.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. ANDRADE-SILVA J, Andrade-Silva LE, Paes HC, Alves L, et al
    Molecular epidemiology of Paracoccidiodes spp. recovered from patients with paracoccidioidomycosis in a teaching hospital from Minas Gerais State of Brazil.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009956.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. RAJKUMAR P, Chethrapilly Purushothaman GK, Ponnaiah M, Shanmugasundaram D, et al
    Low risk of relapse and deformity among leprosy patients who completed multi-drug therapy regimen from 2005 to 2010: A cohort study from four districts in South India.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009950.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. KRISHNAVAJHALA A, Armstrong BA, Kneubehl AR, Gunter SM, et al
    Diversity and distribution of the tick-borne relapsing fever spirochete Borrelia turicatae.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009868.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. CHEN X, Zha S, Shui TJ
    Presenting symptoms of leprosy at diagnosis: Clinical evidence from a cross-sectional, population-based study.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009913.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. WOLLE MA, Munoz BE, Naufal F, Kashaf MS, et al
    Risk factors for the progression of trachomatous scarring in a cohort of women in a trachoma low endemic district in Tanzania.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009914.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. MOTTO SK, Shirima GM, de Clare Bronsvoort BM, Cook EAJ, et al
    Epidemiology of leptospirosis in Tanzania: A review of the current status, serogroup diversity and reservoirs.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009918.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. MARTORELI JUNIOR JF, Ramos ACV, Alves JD, Crispim JA, et al
    Inequality of gender, age and disabilities due to leprosy and trends in a hyperendemic metropolis: Evidence from an eleven-year time series study in Central-West Brazil.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009941.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. CRANFORD HM, Browne AS, LeCount K, Anderson T, et al
    Mongooses (Urva auropunctata) as reservoir hosts of Leptospira species in the United States Virgin Islands, 2019-2020.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009859.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. BRAET SM, van Hooij A, Hasker E, Fransen E, et al
    Minimally invasive sampling to identify leprosy patients with a high bacterial burden in the Union of the Comoros.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009924.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. CHEN X, Liu HB, Shui TJ, Zha S, et al
    Risk factors for physical disability in patients with leprosy disease in Yunnan, China: Evidence from a retrospective observational study.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009923.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. NAUFAL F, Brady CJ, Wolle MA, Saheb Kashaf M, et al
    Evaluation of photography using head-mounted display technology (ICAPS) for district Trachoma surveys.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009928.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. AMORNCHAI P, Hantrakun V, Wongsuvan G, Wuthiekanun V, et al
    Evaluation of antigen-detecting and antibody-detecting diagnostic test combinations for diagnosing melioidosis.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009840.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2021
  90. DOLSTAD HA, Franke MF, Vissieres K, Jerome JG, et al
    Factors associated with diarrheal disease among children aged 1-5 years in a cholera epidemic in rural Haiti.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009726.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. SARASWATI K, Maguire BJ, McLean ARD, Singh-Phulgenda S, et al
    Systematic review of the scrub typhus treatment landscape: Assessing the feasibility of an individual participant-level data (IPD) platform.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009858.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. RAHMAN SIA, Nguyen TNT, Khanam F, Thomson NR, et al
    Genetic diversity of Salmonella Paratyphi A isolated from enteric fever patients in Bangladesh from 2008 to 2018.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009748.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. GEMECHU T, Parry EHO, Yacoub MH, Phillips DIW, et al
    Community-based prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in rural Ethiopia: Five-year follow-up.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009830.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. CITIULO F, Necchi F, Mancini F, Rossi O, et al
    Rationalizing the design of a broad coverage Shigella vaccine based on evaluation of immunological cross-reactivity among S. flexneri serotypes.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009826.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. AMARE HH, Lindtjorn B
    Risk factors for scabies, tungiasis, and tinea infections among schoolchildren in southern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional Bayesian multilevel model.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009816.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. CHEN X, Shui TJ
    The state of the leprosy epidemic in Yunnan, China 2011-2020: A spatial and spatiotemporal analysis, highlighting areas for intervention.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009783.
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