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Vol 10, No 04: April 2016

Table of Contents


Barriers to access to hepatitis C treatment PDF
Hava Yilmaz, Esmeray Mutlu Yilmaz, Hakan Leblebicioglu 308-316

Original Articles

UPEC strain characterization isolated from Mexican patients with recurrent urinary infections PDF
Rosario Morales-Espinosa, Rigoberto Hernandez-Castro, Gabriela Delgado, Jose Luis Mendez, Armando Navarro, Angel Manjarrez, Alejandro Cravioto 317-328
Prevalence and risk factors of MRSA, ESBL and MDR bacterial colonization upon admission to an Egyptian medical ICU PDF
Ragai Fouda, May Sherif Soliman, Mervat Gaber ElAnany, Maggie Abadeer, Ghada Soliman 329-336
Virulence genotypes of clinical SalmonellaSerovars from broilers in Egypt PDF
Ahmed Mohamed Ammar, Adel Attia Mohamed, Marwa Ibrahim Abd El-Hamid, Mona Mohamed El-Azzouny 337-346
Adherence to SATS antibiotic recommendations in patients with community acquired pneumonia in Johannesburg, South Africa PDF
Murimisi Mukansi, Anastacia Chetty, Charles Feldman 347-353
Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli from raw vegetables in Lebanon PDF
Dima Faour-Klingbeil, Victor Kuri, Sukayna Fadlallah, Ghassan M. Matar 354-362
Frequency of mutational changes in the embB among the ethambutol-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Iran PDF
Faranak Rezaei, Mehri Haeili, Parviz Mohajeri, Abdolrazagh Hashemi Shahraki, Abbas Ali Imani Fooladi, Fatemeh Zahednamazi, Mohammad Mehdi Feizabadi 363-368
Peginterferon and Chinese herbs exert a combinatorial effect in HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B PDF
Yingfeng An, Shoucui Gao, Daxin Cheng, Xiaojing Wang, Liang Bai, Enqi Liu, Yonglie Chu, Sihai Zhao 369-376
Seroprevalence rates of transfusion-transmitted infections among blood donors in Jordan PDF
Lina Souan, Faten Tout, Mahmoud Siag, Maher A. Sughayer 377-383
High hepatitis B seroprevalence and risk factors for infection in pregnant women on the Thailand-Myanmar Border PDF
Tristan Banks, Joy Kang, Isabella Watts, Mary Ellen G Tyrosvoutis, Aung Myat Min, Nay Win Tun, Lily Keereecharoen, Wiriya Simmawong, Sunaree Wanyatip, Borimas Hanboonkunupakarn, François Nosten, Rose McGready 384-388
Evaluation of patients diagnosed with fascioliasis: A six-year experience at a university hospital in Turkey PDF
Vuslat Keçik Boşnak, İlkay Karaoğlan, Handan Haydaroğlu Sahin, Mustafa Namiduru, Mustafa Pehlivan, Vahap Okan, Ayşe Özlem Mete 389-394

Brief Original Articles

Prospective antimicrobial audit and feedback did not decrease case fatality: Experiences from a hospital in northern Taiwan PDF
Chien-Yu Cheng, Chien-Yu Lee, Min-Wen Wu, Chen-Hung Chang, Wan-Ying Huang, Yi-Fen Chuang, Pei-Hsin Tang, Shu-Hsing Cheng 395-399
Shiga toxin-producing E. coli isolated from sheep in Namibia PDF
Oscar Madzingira 400-403
What clinical factors are associated with mortality in septicemic melioidosis? A report from an endemic area PDF
Pornanan Domthong, Seksan Chaisuksant, Kittisak Sawanyawisuth 404-409
Carriage prevalence of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi in gallbladders of adult autopsy cases from Mozambique PDF
Lucilia Lovane, Miguel J Martinez, Sergio Massora, Inacio Mandomando, Esperança Ussene, Dercio Jordao, Paola Castillo, Mamudo R Ismail, Cesaltina Lorenzoni, Carla Carrilho, Quique Bassat, Clara Menendez, Jaume Ordi, Jordi Vila, Sara Maria Soto 410-412
Prevalence of Neisseria meningitidis carriage: a small-scale survey in Istanbul, Turkey PDF
Eda Kepenekli Kadayifci, Deniz Güneşer Merdan, Ahmet Soysal, Ayşe Karaaslan, Serkan Atıcı, Rıza Durmaz, Perran Boran, İhsan Turan, Güner Söyletir, Mustafa Bakır 413-417
Comparison of GeneXpert MTB/RIF and conventional methods for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in Kosovo PDF
Rrezarta Bajrami, Gjyle Mulliqi, Arsim Kurti, Greta Lila, Lul Raka 418-422
Glycated hemoglobin screening identifies patients admitted for retreatment of tuberculosis at risk for diabetes in Tanzania PDF
Margaretha L. Sariko, Stellah G. Mpagama, Jean Gratz, Riziki Kisonga, Queen Saidi, Gibson S. Kibiki, Scott K. Heysell 423-426
Serologic and molecular characteristics of hepatitis B virus infection in vaccinated schizophrenia patients in China PDF
Yiying Wang, Lugang Yu, Hui Zhou, Zhiwei Zhou, Huijuan Zhu, Yinghui Li, Zhi Zheng, Xinxin Li, Chen Dong 427-431

Case Reports

Brucella suis bacteremia misidentified as Ochrobactrum anthropi by the VITEK 2 system PDF
Andrea Vila, Hugo Pagella, Gonzalo Vera Bello, Alicia Vicente 432-436
Salmonella pneumonia complicated with encysted empyema in an immunocompromised youth: Case report and literature Review PDF
Nermin Kamal Saeed 437-444

Letters to the Editor

Dissemination and evolution of blaOXA-23 gene among carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from central China PDF
Xiaobing Guo, Zaiqiu Cao, Zhijian Zhang 445-448
Outbreak of Adenovirus serotype 8 keratoconjunctivitis in Puducherry, South India: a molecular epidemiological study PDF
Raja Sundaramoorthy, Rahul Dhodapkar, Subashini Kaliaperumal, Belegode Narasimha Harish 449-452