Volume 29, Issue 3, 2021

Editorial

COVID-19 infection after mRNA 1273 vaccine: review of the most frequently asked questions
Vanaparthy Rachana, Malayala Srikrishna Varun, Rehman Hira, Guttha Shwetha, Mohan Gisha, Vasireddy Deepa, Atluri Paavani

Review

Current status of therapeutic alternatives for COVID-19: A narrative review
Aslan Abdullah Tarık, Akova Murat

Review of Covid-19 viral vector-based vaccines and Covid-19 variants
Vanaparthy Rachana, Mohan Gisha, Vasireddy Deepa, Atluri Paavani

A narrative review of emergency use authorization versus full FDA approval and its effect on COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy
Koritala Thoyaja, Hussain Akbar, Pleshkova Yelena, Dondapati Lavanya, Tirupathi Raghavendra, Rabaan Ali A, Al Mutair Abbas, Alhumaid Saad, Al-Tawfiq Jaffar A, Kashyap Rahul,

Myocardial injuries among patients with COVID-19: a systematic review
Alali Alaa Hasan, Smaisem Mustafa Samir, Alsheikh Ahmed Mohammed, Alshareef Aljohara Abdullah, Smaisem Fatema Samir, Alnahar Batool Wael, Hassouneh Amal Khalil, Al-Tawfiq Jaffar A., Memish ZiadA.

Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for the diagnosis of imported malaria: a narrative review
Antinori Spinello, Ridolfo Anna Lisa, Grande Romualdo, Galimberti Laura, Casalini Giacomo, Giacomelli Andrea, Milazzo Laura

Clinical, epidemiological, and laboratory features of Rickettsia africae infection, African tick-bite fever: A systematic review
Silva-Ramos Carlos Ramiro, Faccini-Martínez Álvaro A.

The expanding spectrum of disease caused by the Lone Star Tick, Amblyomma americanum
Agudelo Higuita NelsonI ván, Franco-Paredes Carlos, Henao-Martínez Andrés F.

Original article

Can a quantitative assessment of SARS-CoV-2 PCR predict degree of severity and outcomes in critical care patients with COVID-19?
Stonham Rosalind, Monck Chantelle, Orchard Laurence, Baker Laurence, Ahmad-Saeed Nusreen, Friar Simon, Samaraweera Buddhini, Mahanama Adhyana, Pelosi Emanuela, Wilson-Davies Eleri, Dushianthan Ahilanandan, Saeed Kordo

Clinical profile, management and outcome of patients with leptospirosis during the times of COVID-19 pandemic: A prospective study from a tertiary care centre in South India
Gupta Nitin, Wilson William, Ravindra Prithvishree, Joylin Sowmya, Bhat Rachana, Saravu Kavitha

Sex differences in COVID-19 fatality rate and risk of death: An analysis in 73 countries, 2020-2021
Ramírez-Soto Max Carlos, Ortega-Cáceres Gutia, Arroyo-Hernández Hugo

CURB-65 plus hypoalbuminemia: a new score system for prediction of the in-hospital mortality risk in patients with SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia
Oliva Alessandra, Borrazzo Cristian, Mascellino Maria Teresa, Curtolo Ambrogio, AlIsmail Dania, Cancelli Francesca, Galardo Gioacchino, Bucci Tommaso, Ceccarelli Giancarlo, D’Ettorre Gabriella, Pugliese Francesco, Mastroianni Claudio M., Venditti Mario

Association between RT-PCR Ct values and COVID-19 new daily cases: a multicenter cross-sectional study
Abdulrahman Abdulkarim, Mallah Saad I., Alawadhi Abdulla, Perna Simone, Janahi Essam M., Al Qahtani Manaf M

Achromobacter spp. bacteremia outbreak related to contaminated furosemide ampoules
Arjun Rajalakshmi, John Kalpana E, Niyas Vettakkara Kandy Muhammed, Nair Sreerekha R, Mohan Viji, Ratheesh Raveendran Sarala

Complicated carbapenem-resistant infections: a treatment pathway analysis in Italian sites
Durante-Mangoni Emanuele, Bertolino Lorenzo, Mastroianni Claudio, Viale Pierluigi, Bassetti Matteo, Citton Rita, Gómez-Ulloa David, Roset Montse, McCann Eilish

Distribution of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes in a Saudi Arabian hospital during the 2015-2020 period
Almosa Fadel Ali M., Alnasser Ali Hassan A., Al-Tawfiq Jaffar A.

Impact of sofosbuvir/ledipasvir versus sofosbuvir/daclatasvir regimens on the male sexual function of patients with chronic hepatitis C
Omar Salma Samir, Ellakany WalidIsmail, Abdelmeniem Iman Mohamed

Case report

Fatal fungemia by biofilm-producing Trichosporon asahii in a liver transplant candidate
Tiseo Giusy, Fais Roberta, Forniti Arianna, Melandro Fabio, Tavanti Arianna, Ghelardi Emilia, De Simone Paolo, Falcone Marco, Lupetti Antonella

Acute brucellosis associated with isolated splenic and left gastric artery vasculitis and acute ischemic bowel infarction. A systematic review of the most recent cases
Saad Mariam Ahmed, Ahmed Eiman Saeed, Alghamdi Fahad Ali, Fahmy Yasse Ragab, Amin Yasse Emadeldeen, Saad Ahmed Ahmed

The Infections in the History of Medicine

Epidemiological and clinical features of Spanish flu in the city of Ferrara and in Italy. Containment rules and health measures adopted in the past to fight the pandemic
Contini Carlo, Vicentini Chiara Beatrice

All roads lead to Rome: Aspects of public health in ancient Rome
Karabatos Iraklis, Tsagkaris Christos, Kalachanis Konstantinos

Letters to the editor

SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern: implications on the second wave of COVID-19 in India
Rocha Ian Christopher N., Goyal Samarth, Rackimuthu Sudhan, Jain Shubhika