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Combination of thrombolytic and immunosuppressive therapy for coronavirus disease 2019: A case report.

Panagiotis Papamichalis, Antonios Papadogoulas, Periklis Katsiafylloudis, Apostolia-Lemonia Skoura, Michail Papamichalis, Evangelia Neou, Dimitrios Papadopoulos, Spyridon Karagiannis, Tilemachos Zafeiridis, Dimitris Babalis, Apostolos Komnos,

In a proportion of patients Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causes a multi-systematic syndrome characterized by hyperinflammation, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and hypercoagulability. A 68-year-old man with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) presented in our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with respiratory failure, Cytokine Release Syndrome (CRS) and skin ... Read more >>

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Early characteristics of the COVID-19 outbreak predict the subsequent epidemic size.

Lei Zhang, Yusha Tao, Jing Wang, Jason J. Ong, Weiming Tang, Maosheng Zou, Lu Bai, Miao Ding, Mingwang Shen, Guihua Zhuang, Christopher K Fairley,

ObjectivesThe largely resolved first wave of the COVID-19 epidemic in China provides a unique opportunity to investigate how the early characteristics of the COVID-19 outbreak predicts its subsequent size.MethodsWe collected publicly available COVID-19 epidemiological data from 436 Chinese cities during 16th January-15th March 2020. Based on 45 cities which reported ... Read more >>

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Comparing insights from clinic-based versus community-based outbreak investigations: a case study of chikungunya in Bangladesh.

Kishor Kumar Paul, Henrik Salje, Muhammad W. Rahman, Mahmudur Rahman, Emily S. Gurley,

BackgroundOutbreak investigations typically focus their efforts on identifying cases that present at healthcare facilities. However, these cases rarely represent all cases in the wider community. In this context, community-based investigations may provide additional insight into key risk factors for infection, however, the benefits of these more laborious data collection strategies ... Read more >>

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Does COVID-19 infection impact on the trend of seasonal influenza infection? 11 countries and regions, from 2014 to 2020.

Takahiro Itaya, Yuki Furuse, Kazuaki Jindai,

ObjectivesInfection due to the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is widespread dramatically around the world. This COVID-19 pandemic could increase public concern to prevent infectious disease. The present study aimed to assess the relationship between the COVID-19 epidemic and decreasing another infectious disease.MethodsThis study was performed to show trends in ... Read more >>

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The Effectiveness and nephrotoxicity of loading dose colistin combined with or without meropenem for the treatment of Carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii.

Wasan Katip, Suriyon Uitrakul, Peninnah Oberdorfer,

Acinetobacter baumannii has emerged as an important nosocomial pathogen worldwide. In Thailand, the incidence and mortality rate of carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii (CRAB) is continuously increased. This organism is a common pathogen that can cause HAP and VAP. CRAB tends to be susceptible to only colistin, so colistin would be the ... Read more >>

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Optimal perioperative antibiotic strategy for kidney stone patients treated with percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

Tao Zeng, Dong Chen, Weizhou Wu, Yapeng Huang, Shike Zhang, Zhijian Zhao, Xiaolu Duan, Yang Liu, Hans-Göran Tiselius, Aisha Khan, Guohua Zeng, Wenqi Wu,

To assess the relevance of urine test (UT), urine culture (UC) and stone culture (SC) for postoperative infections and to investigate the optimal perioperative antibiotic treatment strategy in association with percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in patients with renal calculi. Between September 2016 and September 2018, 1060 patients treated with PCNL were ... Read more >>

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Potential role of statins in COVID-19.

Ken C.H. Lee, D.W. Sewa, G.C. Phua,

Patients with COVID-19 infection have an increased risk of cardiovascular complications and thrombotic events. Statins are known for their pleiotropic anti-inflammatory, antithrombotic and immunomodulatory effects. They may have a potential role as adjunctive therapy to mitigate the effects of endothelial dysfunction and dysregulated inflammation in patients with COVID-19 infection. ... Read more >>

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COVID-19 Outbreak in Malaysia: Actions Taken by the Malaysian Government.

Ain Umaira Md Shah, Syafiqah Nur Azrie Safri, Rathedevi Thevadas, Nor Kamariah Noordin, Azmawani Abd Rahman, Zamberi Sekawi, Aini Ideris, Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan,

Aim and backgroundCOVID-19, a novel pneumonia disease originated from Wuhan, was confirmed by World Health Organization on 12th January 2020 before becoming an outbreak in all countries.Outbreak situationA stringent screening process in all airports had been enforced after the first case outside China was reported in Thailand. Up to 14th ... Read more >>

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Effect of the Wet Market on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) transmission dynamics in China, 2019-2020.

Kenji Mizumoto, Katsushi Kagaya, Gerardo Chowell,

ObjectivesThe novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) originating from Wuhan rapidly spread throughout China. While its origin remains uncertain, accumulating evidence links a wet market for the early SARS-CoV-2 spread in Wuhan. Similarly, the influence of the marketplace on the early transmission dynamics is yet to be investigated.MethodsUsing the daily series of COVID-19 ... Read more >>

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Social consequences of COVID-19 in a low resource setting in Sierra Leone, West Africa.

Danilo Buonsenso, Bianca Cinicola, Francesca Raffaelli, Pietro Sollena, Francesco Iodice,

Economical and psychological consequences of the lockdown in low-resource setting in rural Africa are unknown. We drafted a survey in order to address the social impact of COVID-19 lockdown on a rural village in Sierra Leone. The survey developed by the study group and translated in the local language, distributed ... Read more >>

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Post-malarial anaemia in Mozambican children treated with quinine or artesunate: a retrospective observational study.

Rosauro Varo, Llorenç Quintó, Antonio Sitoe, Lola Madrid, Sozinho Acácio, Pio Vitorino, Ana Marta Valente, Alfredo Mayor, Daniel Camprubí, Jose Muñoz, Gizela Bambo, Eusebio Macete, Clara Menéndez, Pedro L Alonso, Pedro Aide, Quique Bassat,

OBJECTIVES:This retrospective analysis performed in Manhiça, Southern Mozambique aimed to describe the occurrence of post-malarial anaemia (measured as a decrease of haematocrit ≥10%) and the need for blood transfusions in children with severe malaria treated with intravenous quinine or parenteral artesunate. METHODS:All children <15 years admitted with a parasitologically-confirmed diagnosis ... Read more >>

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Evaluation of novel antigen-based rapid detection test for the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 in respiratory samples.

Lorena Porte, Paulette Legarraga, Valeska Vollrath, Ximena Aguilera, José M Munita, Rafael Araos, Gabriel Pizarro, Pablo Vial, Mirentxu Iruretagoyena, Sabine Dittrich, Thomas Weitzel,

OBJECTIVES:In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, the development and validation of rapid and easy-to-perform diagnostic methods are of high priority. We evaluated a novel rapid antigen detection test (RDT) for SARS-CoV-2 in respiratory samples. METHODS:The fluorescence immunochromatographic SARS-CoV-2 antigen test (Bioeasy Biotechnology Co., Shenzhen, China) was evaluated using universal ... Read more >>

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Incidences and factors associated with viral suppression or rebound among HIV patients on combination antiretroviral therapy from three counties in Kenya.

E K Maina, H Mureithi, A A Adan, J Muriuki, R M Lwembe, E A Bukusi,

BACKGROUND:Limited data is available on incidences and factors associated with viral rebound following viral suppression among HIV infected individuals taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Kenya. Furthermore, the durability of viral suppression among HIV individuals taking ART is unknown. Information on incidences and factors associated with HIV viral load rebounds and ... Read more >>

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The prominence of asymptomatic superspreaders in transmission mean universal face masking should be part of COVID-19 de-escalation strategies.

Chris Kenyon,

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Social consequences of COVID-19 in a low resource setting in Sierra Leone, West Africa.

Danilo Buonsenso, Bianca Cinicola, Francesca Raffaelli, Pietro Sollena, Francesco Iodice,

Economical and psychological consequences of the lockdown in low-resource setting in rural Africa are unknown. We drafted a survey in order to address the social impact of COVID-19 lockdown on a rural village in Sierra Leone. The survey developed by the study group and translated in the local language, distributed ... Read more >>

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Clinical Features and Short-term Outcomes of Elderly Patients With COVID-19.

Ping Li, Lulu Chen, Zheming Liu, Jinghui Pan, Dingyi Zhou, Hui Wang, Hongyun Gong, Zhenmin Fu, Qibin Song, Qian Min, Shasha Ruan, Tangpeng Xu, Fan Cheng, Xiangpan Li,

BACKGROUND:The outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a global public health emergency. METHODS:204 elderly patients (≥60 years old) diagnosed with COVID-19 in Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University from January 31st to February 20th, 2020 were included in this study. Clinical endpoint was in-hospital death. RESULTS:Of the 204 patients, ... Read more >>

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Evaluation of novel antigen-based rapid detection test for the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 in respiratory samples.

Lorena Porte, Paulette Legarraga, Valeska Vollrath, Ximena Aguilera, José M. Munita, Rafael Araos, Gabriel Pizarro, Pablo Vial, Mirentxu Iruretagoyena, Sabine Dittrich, Thomas Weitzel,

ObjectivesIn the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, the development and validation of rapid and easy-to-perform diagnostic methods are of high priority. We evaluated a novel rapid antigen detection test (RDT) for SARS-CoV-2 in respiratory samples.MethodsThe fluorescence immunochromatographic SARS-CoV-2 antigen test (Bioeasy Biotechnology Co., Shenzhen, China) was evaluated using universal transport ... Read more >>

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A Follow-up Study of Recovered Patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China.

Shiua Luo, Yanrong Guo, Xiaochun Zhang, Haibo Xu,

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HUMAN CORONAVIRUS DATA FROM FOUR CLINICAL TRIALS OF MASKS AND RESPIRATORS.

C Raina MacIntyre, Abrar A Chughtai, Holly Seale, Dominic E Dwyer, Wang Quanyi,

There are few published data on the protection of masks or respirators against coronavirus infections. This is an important research question to inform the response to the COVID-19 epidemic. The transmission modes of human coronaviruses are similar, thought to be by droplet, contact and sometimes airborne routes. There are several ... Read more >>

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Iron: Innocent bystander or vicious culprit in COVID-19 pathogenesis?

Marvin Edeas, Jumana Saleh, Carole Peyssonnaux,

The coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic is viciously spreading through the continents with rapidly increasing mortality rates. Current management of COVID-19 is based on that respiratory failure is the leading cause of mortality. However, mounting evidence link accelerated pathogenesis in gravely ill COVID-19 patients to a hyper-inflammatory state involving a cytokine ... Read more >>

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Continuous physiological monitoring using wearable technology to inform individual management of infectious diseases, public health and outbreak responses.

D.K. Ming, S. Sorawat, H.Q. Chanh, P.T.H. Nhat, S. Yacoub, P. Georgiou, A.H. Holmes,

Optimal management of infectious diseases is guided by up-to-date information at the individual and public health level. For infections of global importance including emerging pandemics such as COVID-19 or prevalent endemic diseases such like dengue, identifying patients at risk of severe disease and clinical deterioration can be challenging given the ... Read more >>

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Air Pollution and temperature are associated with increased COVID-19 incidence: a time series study.

He Li, Xiao-Long Xu, Da-Wei Dai, Zhen-Yu Huang, Zhuang Ma, Yan-Jun Guan,

Although the COVID-19 is known to cause by human-to-human transmission, it remains largely unclear whether ambient air pollutants and meteorological parameters could promote its transmission. A retrospective study is conducted to study whether air quality index (AQI), four ambient air pollutants (PM2.5, PM10, NO2 and CO) and five meteorological variables ... Read more >>

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Potential role of statins in COVID-19.

Ken C H Lee, D W Sewa, G C Phua,

Patients with COVID-19 infection have an increased risk of cardiovascular complications and thrombotic events. Statins are known for their pleiotropic anti-inflammatory, antithrombotic and immunomodulatory effects. They may have a potential role as adjunctive therapy to mitigate the effects of endothelial dysfunction and dysregulated inflammation in patients with COVID-19 infection. ... Read more >>

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Setting priorities for patient-centred surveillance of drug-resistant infections.

Elizabeth Ashley, Alistair McLean, Francesca Chiara, Nicholas Feasey, Walter Jaoko, Japheth A Opintan, Sharon J Peacock, Priscilla Rupali, Paul Turner,

A priority-setting process (PSP) was launched to define priorities for patient-centred antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance and research in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). A list of uncertainties related to AMR surveillance in human health was generated using an online survey of stakeholders in LMICs which asked for unanswered questions about ... Read more >>

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Clinical characteristics of chronic hepatitis B cured by peginterferon in combination with nucleotide analogs.

Xuli Bao, Jia Guo, Fang Xiong, Yachao Qu, Yao Gao, Na Gu, Jun Lu,

OBJECTIVES:The purpose of this study was to analyze the clinical characteristics of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) cured by antiviral therapy. METHODS:Forty-two patients with CHB were enrolled. All patients had been treated with peginterferon (Peg-IFN) in combination with nucleoside analogue (NA) therapy for variable amounts of time, and all had been ... Read more >>

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