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  1. Content type: Case Report

    Countries in the Southeast Asia region have a high prevalence of soil-transmitted helminth, such as roundworm, whipworm, and hookworms [Ancylostoma duodenale, Necator americanus, Ancylostoma ceylanicum]. Recent m...

    Authors: Masahide Yoshikawa, Yukiteru Ouji, Nobuyasu Hirai, Fukumi Nakamura-Uchiyama, Minoru Yamada, Naoki Arizono, Naoaki Akamatsu, Takaharu Yoh, Daisuke Kaya, Toshiya Nakatani, Eiryo Kikuchi, Yuichi Katanami, Kimitoshi Satoh, Ryosuke Maki, Yusuke Miyazato, Yuichiro Oba…

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2018 46:6

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  2. Content type: Research

    Multidrug-resistant Salmonella is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in developing countries. The aim of this study was to characterize and compare multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi...

    Authors: Assèta Kagambèga, Taru Lienemann, Jonathan G. Frye, Nicolas Barro and Kaisa Haukka

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2018 46:4

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  3. Content type: Research

    Fetal growth restriction (FGR) and low birth weight(LBW) are serious public health problems. In developing countries, the incidence of low birth weight is predominantly the result of FGR, and both low birth we...

    Authors: Farzana Ferdous, Md. Harunor Rashid, Enbo Ma, Rubhana Raqib, Hiromi Hamada and Yukiko Wagatsuma

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2018 46:3

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  4. Content type: Research

    Diarrhoea is a leading cause of child mortality in Tanzania. The association between optimal infant feeding practices and diarrhoea has been reported elsewhere, but the evidence has been limited to promote and...

    Authors: Felix Akpojene Ogbo, Hillary Nguyen, Sabrina Naz, Kingsley E. Agho and Andrew Page

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2018 46:2

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  5. Content type: Research

    Hepatosplenic lesion formation is one of the typical clinical symptoms of schistosomiasis japonica. Although it is established that circum-oval granuloma formation mediated by T lymphocytes is the key event tr...

    Authors: Katsumi Maezawa, Rieko Furushima-Shimogawara, Akio Yasukawa, Nobuo Ohta and Shiro Iwanaga

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2018 46:1

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  6. Content type: Research

    Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a significant public health concern that is potentially blinding. Clinical practice guidelines recommend annual eye examination of patients with diabetes for early detection of DR....

    Authors: Nyawira Mwangi, David Macleod, Stephen Gichuhi, Lawrence Muthami, Consuela Moorman, Covadonga Bascaran and Allen Foster

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:41

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  7. Content type: Research

    Schistosomiasis remains a parasitic infection of public health importance especially in Africa south of the Sahara including Cameroon. Chemotherapy using praziquantel has been the most effective and widespread...

    Authors: Calvin Bisong Ebai, Helen Kuokuo Kimbi, Irene Ule Ngole Sumbele, Jude Ebah Yunga and Leopold Gustave Lehman

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:30

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  8. Content type: Case Report

    Breast tuberculosis is a rare form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis with clinical and radiological misleading presentations. We report herein a retrospective study of clinicopathological features of five cases o...

    Authors: Boubacar Efared, Ibrahim S. Sidibé, Fatimazahra Erregad, Nawal Hammas, Laila Chbani and Hinde El Fatemi

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:40

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  9. Content type: Research

    Myanmar has a high burden of malaria with two-third of the population at risk of malaria. One of the basic elements of the Roll Back Malaria Initiative to fight against malaria is early diagnosis and treatment...

    Authors: Phyo Aung Naing, Thae Maung Maung, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Tin Oo, Khin Thet Wai and Aung Thi

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:31

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  10. Content type: Short report

    Standard treatment of toxoplasmosis is accompanied by severe side effects and low tolerability; accordingly, alternative medicines are critically needed. Ketotifen (KET) as a cell membrane stabilizer could be ...

    Authors: Mahbobeh Montazeri, Kian Rezaei, Mohammad Ali Ebrahimzadeh, Mehdi Sharif, Shahabeddin Sarvi, Ehsan Ahmadpour, Mohammad Taghi Rahimi, Abdol Satar Pagheh, Saeed Mehrzadi and Ahmad Daryani

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:39

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  11. Content type: Research

    Visceral leishmaniasis is a considerable public health burden on the Indian subcontinent. The disease is highly endemic in the north-central part of Bangladesh, affecting the poorest and most marginalized comm...

    Authors: Ashraf Dewan, Abu Yousuf Md Abdullah, Md Rakibul Islam Shogib, Razimul Karim and Md Masudur Rahman

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:29

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  12. Content type: Research

    The mosquito Aedes aegypti has long been a vector for human illness in the Southeastern United States. In the past, it has been responsible for outbreaks of dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever and, very recentl...

    Authors: Julie F. Obenauer, T. Andrew Joyner and Joseph B. Harris

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:38

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  13. Content type: Research

    Although there is increased attention on the role of trained traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in maternal care, most of the research has mainly focused on providing evidence of the relevance of trained TBAs...

    Authors: Choolwe Muzyamba, Wim Groot, Sonila M. Tomini and Milena Pavlova

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:37

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  14. Content type: Research

    In the Lao PDR, the incidence of malaria greatly differs among villages even within a subdistrict, and the reasons for this difference are poorly understood. The objective of this study was to identify differe...

    Authors: Nouhak Inthavong, Daisuke Nonaka, Sengchanh Kounnavong, Moritoshi Iwagami, Souraxay Phommala, Jun Kobayashi, Bouasy Hongvanthong, Tiengkham Pongvongsa, Paul T. Brey and Shigeyuki Kano

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:36

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  15. Content type: Research

    Myanmar is currently classified as a high burden dengue country in the Asian Pacific region. The Myanmar vector-borne diseases control (VBDC) program has collected data on dengue and source reduction measures ...

    Authors: Pwint Mon Oo, Khin Thet Wai, Anthony D. Harries, Hemant Deepak Shewade, Tin Oo, Aung Thi and Zaw Lin

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:35

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  16. Content type: Case Report

    Dirofilaria ursi is a filarial nematode that parasitizes the subcutaneous tissues of the American black bear (Ursus americanus) and Japanese black bear (Ursus thiabetanus japonicus). D

    Authors: Minoru Yamada, Namiko Shishito, Yoshihiro Nozawa, Shigehiko Uni, Keisuke Nishioka and Takaaki Nakaya

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:26

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  17. Content type: Short Report

    Microbial natural products possess a wide range of biological and biochemical potential. Among them, fungal secondary metabolites are one of the most important sources for discovering new drugs or lead compoun...

    Authors: Muhareva Raekiansyah, Mihoko Mori, Kenichi Nonaka, Masanobu Agoh, Kazuro Shiomi, Atsuko Matsumoto and Kouichi Morita

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:32

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  18. Content type: Research

    Approximately 80% of deaths attributed to malaria worldwide occurred mainly in Africa in 2015. Kenya is one of the major malaria endemic countries, making malaria the leading public health concern in this coun...

    Authors: Marufa Sultana, Nurnabi Sheikh, Rashidul Alam Mahumud, Tania Jahir, Ziaul Islam and Abdur Razzaque Sarker

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:25

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  19. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the epidemiology of bronchiolitis as a clinical diagnosis and its impact on emergency department visits and hospitalizations in tropical and semitropical regions. We described the epidemi...

    Authors: Andrea Rivera-Sepulveda and Enid J. Garcia-Rivera

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:24

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  20. Content type: Publisher's Erratum

    Authors: Emmanuel Igwaro Odongo-Aginya, Alex Olia, Kilama Justin Luwa, Eiji Nagayasu, Anna Mary Auma, Geoffrey Egitat, Gerald Mwesigwa, Yoshitaka Ogino, Eisaku Kimura and Toshihiro Horii

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:28

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    The original article was published in Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:20

  21. Content type: Research

    Tungiasis is highly prevalent in low- and middle-income countries but remains often under diagnosed and untreated eventually leading to chronic sequels. The objective of the study was to assess whether tungias...

    Authors: Angela Schuster, Marlene Thielecke, Vaomalala Raharimanga, Charles Emile Ramarokoto, Christophe Rogier, Ingela Krantz and Hermann Feldmeier

    Citation: Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:23

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