BMC Infectious Diseases (Accessed 25 June 2016)

BMC Infectious Diseases
(Accessed 25 June 2016)
Research article
Clinical features of suspected Ebola cases referred to the Moyamba ETC, Sierra Leone: challenges in the later stages of the 2014 outbreak
The last ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak has been the most important since 1976. EVD cases decreased drastically in Sierra Leone at the beginning of 2015. We aim to determine the clinical findings and evolu…
Javier Arranz, Karen Marie Lundeby, Shoaib Hassan, Luis Matías Zabala Fuentes, Pedro San José Garcés, Yngvar Lunde Haaskjold, Hakon Angell Bolkan, Kurt Osthuus Krogh, James Jongopi, Sindre Mellesmo, Ola Josendal, Asmund Opstad, Erling Svensen, Alfred Sandy Kamara, David P. Roberts, Paul D. Stamper…
BMC Infectious Diseases 2016 16:308
Published on: 22 June 2016

Towards cash transfer interventions for tuberculosis prevention, care and control: key operational challenges and research priorities
Cash transfer interventions are forms of social protection based on the provision of cash to vulnerable households with the aim of reduce risk, vulnerability, chronic poverty and improve human capital.
Delia Boccia, Debora Pedrazzoli, Tom Wingfield, Ernesto Jaramillo, Knut Lönnroth, James Lewis, James Hargreaves and Carlton A. Evans
BMC Infectious Diseases 2016 16:307
Published on: 21 June 2016

Research article
Dual rapid lateral flow immunoassay fingerstick wholeblood testing for syphilis and HIV infections is acceptable and accurate, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Dual rapid tests for HIV and syphilis infections allow for detection of HIV infection and syphilis at the point-of-care. Those tests have been evaluated in laboratory settings and show excellent performance but…
Claire C. Bristow, Linda Severe, Jean William Pape, Marjan Javanbakht, Sung-Jae Lee, Warren Scott Comulada and Jeffrey D. Klausner
BMC Infectious Diseases 2016 16:302