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Associations Between Environmental and Sociodemographic Data and Hepatitis-A Transmission in Pará State (Brazil).

May 27, 2021

Hepatitis-A is a waterborne infectious disease transmitted by the eponymous hepatitis-A virus (HAV). Due to the disease's sociodemographic and environmental characteristics, this study applied public ...

Real-World Data from Turkey: Is Sofosbuvir/Ledipasvir With or Without Ribavirin Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C Really Effective?

May 10, 2021

In this study, we aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of sofosbuvir-based therapies in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in real-world clinical practice.Data from patients with chronic hep...

Cargo encapsulated hepatitis E virus-like particles for anti-HEV antibody detection.

May 10, 2021

Viral capsid-nanoparticle hybrid structures incorporating quantum dots (QDs) into virus-like particles (VLPs) constitute an emerging bioinspired type of nanoarchitecture paradigm used for various appl...

Infectious disease screening in a dedicated primary care clinic for children in foster care.

May 03, 2021

Children in foster care are considered at high risk for infectious diseases, and guidelines recommend screening for tuberculosis, hepatitis B and C, syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia. Little is known ...

Blood donor screening in the Netherlands: Universal anti-HBc screening in combination with HBV nucleic acid amplification testing may allow discontinuation of hepatitis B virus antigen testing.

Apr 29, 2021

In the Netherlands, blood donor screening for hepatitis B virus (HBV) consists of HBsAg screening since the 1970s, HBV DNA minipool testing (MP-NAT) since 2008, and anti-HBc screening since 2011. Anti...

Multicolorimetric ELISA biosensors on a paper/polymer hybrid analytical device for visual point-of-care detection of infection diseases.

Apr 29, 2021

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is widely used for the detection of disease biomarkers. However, it utilizes time-consuming procedures and expensive instruments, making it infeasible for poi...

The Risk of Transfusion-Transmitted Hepatitis E Virus: Evidence from Seroprevalence Screening of Blood Donations.

Apr 26, 2021

Throughout the world, there has been growing concern over the risk of hepatitis E virus (HEV) transmission via blood transfusion. The present study screened blood donor samples for anti-HEV immunoglob...

Determination and structural characterization of ravidasvir metabolites by liquid chromatography coupled to triple quadrupole linear ion trap mass spectrometry: Application to pharmacokinetics and phase I metabolism in rats.

Apr 26, 2021

Infectious disease such as hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a global clinical issue because of its significant morbidity and mortality. Novel anti-hepatitis C drugs are continuously developed to decrease th...

Risk factors of dengue fever in an urban area in Vietnam: a case-control study.

Apr 12, 2021

Dengue is a mosquito-borne flavivirus present in many metropolitan cities of tropical countries.During and after the dengue season (September 2018 to January 2019), we conducted a case-control study i...

Detection and genomic characterization of hepatitis E virus genotype 3 from pigs in Ghana, Africa.

Apr 12, 2021

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a major cause of human hepatitis worldwide. Zoonotic genotypes of the virus have been found in diverse animal species with pigs playing a major role. Putative risk of zoonot...

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in the treatment of viral infections: Efficacies and mechanisms.

Apr 08, 2021

COVID-19 has remained an uncontained, worldwide pandemic. While battling for the disease in China, six Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) recipes have been shown to be remarkably effective for treatin...

Association of prurigo nodularis and infectious disease hospitalizations: a national cross-sectional study.

Mar 29, 2021

Prurigo nodularis (PN) is associated with a variety of systemic comorbidities, including infectious diseases such as HIV and viral hepatitis. There are limited data on other infectious disease comorbi...

Infectious disease consultation is effective in boosting vaccine coverage in patients awaiting kidney transplantation: a French prospective study.

Mar 29, 2021

Recommended preventive strategies before kidney transplantation include screening and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), and updating of the recommended vaccines. We prospectively eval...

Hepatocyte-targeting and microenvironmentally responsive glycolipid-like polymer micelles for gene therapy of hepatitis B.

Mar 22, 2021

Hepatitis B (HB) is a viral infectious disease that seriously endangers human health, and since there are no radical drugs to counter this, effective and safe therapies urgently need to be developed. ...

[Hepatitis C awareness among therapists and general practitioners. Survey results].

Mar 18, 2021

In order to improve the diagnosis and treatment of chronic hepatitis C in the framework of this study was the awareness among general practitioner (GPs) and physicians in various districts of Chelyabi...

Effectiveness of a Decentralized Hub and Spoke Model for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus in a Federally Qualified Health Center.

Mar 11, 2021

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major cause of cirrhosis, liver cancer, and mortality in the United States. We assessed the effectiveness of decentralized HCV treatment delivered by nurse practitioners (...

Occurrence of various viruses and recent evidence of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater systems.

Mar 11, 2021

Viruses are omnipresent and persistent in wastewater, which poses a risk to human health. In this review, we summarise the different qualitative and quantitative methods for virus analysis in wastewat...

Process and Operations Strategies to Enable Global Access to Antibody Therapies.

Mar 11, 2021

Few monoclonal antibodies are currently approved for treating infectious diseases, but multiple products are in development against a broad range of infectious diseases, including Ebola, influenza, he...

Liver infection and COVID-19: the electron microscopy proof and revision of the literature.

Mar 08, 2021

COVID-19, the newly emerging infectious disease, has been associated with acute liver injury, often related to progression to severe pneumonia. The association between moderate-severe liver injury and...

A clinical trial of non-invasive imaging with an anti-HIV antibody labelled with copper-64 in people living with HIV and uninfected controls.

Mar 04, 2021

A research priority in finding a cure for HIV is to establish methods to accurately locate and quantify where and how HIV persists in people living with HIV (PLWH) receiving suppressive antiretroviral...