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  1. Content type: Research note

    To date, there is little information on how lay people understand and discuss sleep in the context of daily life. Efforts to conceptualize sleep quality have been largely driven by clinical considerations of s...

    Authors: Maaike S. Goelema, Renske de Bruijn, Sebastiaan Overeem, Els Møst, Reinder Haakma and Panos Markopoulos

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:494

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    The current treatment of leishmaniasis induces strong side effects and increasing numbers of cases of resistance to reference drugs have been reported. The discovery of the therapeutic properties of active sub...

    Authors: Fernando Almeida-Souza, Ana Elisa Reis de Oliveira, Ana Lucia Abreu-Silva and Kátia da Silva Calabrese

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:492

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    Environmental contamination with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in routine medical care settings poses an increased risk of health care associated infections through cross-transmission. This study ai...

    Authors: Emmanuel James Nkuwi, Fatima Kabanangi, Agricola Joachim, Sima Rugarabamu and Mtebe Majigo

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:484

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  4. Content type: Case Report

    Pulmonary nocardiosis is an opportunistic infection in an immunocompromised patient; however, often neglected in the immunocompetent patient from the diagnosis considerations.

    Authors: Priyatam Khadka, Ramesh Bahadur Basnet, Basista Parsad Rijal and Jeevan Bahadur Sherchand

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:488

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    To investigate the effect of question order on women’s responses to the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy (LMUP) or the pregnancy intention question of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) when both are...

    Authors: Jennifer A. Hall, Judith Stephenson and Geraldine Barrett

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:487

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    Based on our recent studies the prevalence of polyclonal infection in tuberculosis clinical specimens is more than 50% in Tehran, Iran. With this background, Spoligotyping was performed on clinical specimens a...

    Authors: Mansour Kargarpour Kamakoli, Sharareh Khanipour, Shima Hadifar, Hasan Ghajavand, Ghazaleh Farmanfarmaei, Abolfazl Fateh, Seyed Davar Siadat and Farzam Vaziri

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:486

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    A cross-sectional study was employed with the aim to explore the serological status of goats; we evaluated the presence of serum antibodies of the circulating serotypes of the genus Pasteurella. A total of 124 se...

    Authors: Guash Abay Assefa and Mulalem Zenebe Kelkay

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:485

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    Different sensitizations and immune responses are thought to be induced in response to antigens at different mucosal sites between the oral floor and nose. The aim of this study was to investigate differences ...

    Authors: Daiju Sakurai, Ryosuke Uchida, Fumie Ihara, Naoki Kunii, Takuya Nakagawa, Hideaki Chazono, Toyoyuki Hanazawa, Shinichiro Motohashi and Yoshitaka Okamoto

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:479

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    Vascular calcification is the deposition of hydroxyapatite crystals in the blood vessel wall. Osteogenic differentiation of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) plays a key role in this process. Increased expr...

    Authors: Malgorzata Furmanik and Catherine M. Shanahan

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:483

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    Meningococcal meningitis is a public health burden. Immunization strategies have reduced global incidence of the disease. Glycoconjugate vaccines are the most effective type of vaccine to combat most causes of...

    Authors: Abeer Sharyan, Cendy Gonzalez, Ophelia Ukaegbu, Kayla Powell and Pumtiwitt C. McCarthy

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:482

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    Group B Streptococcus (GBS) or Streptococcus agalactiae is part of the normal flora of the gut and genital tract, thus carrier pregnant women can transmit this germ to newborns which could cause early neonatal in...

    Authors: Nkembe Marius Nkembe, Hortense Gonsu Kamga, Williams Abange Baiye, Anicette Betbui Chafa and Philip Nana Njotang

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:480

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    The Neural Tube Defects Research Group of University of Malaya was approached to analyze a tablet named TELSE, which may have resulted in a baby born with central nervous system malformation at the University ...

    Authors: Nor Linda Abdullah, Renuka Gunasekaran, Siti Waheeda Mohd-Zin, Bee-Hui Lim, Pramila Maniam, Anis Shuhada Mohd-Salleh, Meow-Keong Thong, Zamri Chik, Noreena Nordin, Zaliha Omar, Julia Patrick Engkasan, Dharmendra Ganesan, Zakaria Nurul Aiezzah, Azlina Ahmad-Annuar and Noraishah Mydin Abdul-Aziz

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:475

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    In an effort to reduce infant mortality and morbidity, the World Health Organization and other technical partners developed the Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness (IMNCI). This study focuse...

    Authors: Hadgu Gerensea, Awoke Kebede, Zeray Baraki, Hagos Berihu, Teklay Zeru, Eskedar Birhane, Dawit G/her, Solomun Hintsa, Hailay Siyum, Gizenesh Kahsay, Gebreamlake Gidey, Girmay Teklay and Gebremeskel Mulatu

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:476

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    Birth asphyxia contributes substantially to the burden of intrapartum stillbirth and neonatal mortality in resource limited countries. We investigated clinical correlates and neonatal outcomes of lactate analy...

    Authors: George Kassim Chilinda, Luis Aaron Gadama and William Stones

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:477

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    The study aimed to compare the usefulness of two staining methods for imprint cytology for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection. Gastric biopsy specimens (from dyspeptic patients attending routine upper gas...

    Authors: Piyumali Sandareka Arachchi, Manjula Manoji Weerasekera, Bimalka Seneviratne, Deepaka Weerasekera, Neluka Fernando and Chinthika Prabhashinie Gunasekara

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:481

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    Military personnel, because of the unique nature of their duties, are reluctant to face stressors. Living in hot and humid conditions they frequently suffer dehydration. Army soldiers living in dry zone of Sri...

    Authors: Jayaweera Arachchige Asela Sampath Jayaweera and Anpalaham Joseph

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:474

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    Caveolin-1 (CAV1) is known for its role as both a tumor suppressor and an oncogene, harboring a highly context-dependent role within a myriad of malignancies and cell types. In an immunological context, dysreg...

    Authors: Tyler A. Herek, Jacob E. Robinson, Tayla B. Heavican, Catalina Amador, Javeed Iqbal and Christine E. Cutucache

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:470

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    Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection leads to latent or active tuberculosis (TB). Increased uptake on 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-glucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) has been reported in ...

    Authors: Carolina Geadas, Carlos Acuna-Villaorduna, Gustavo Mercier, Mary B. Kleinman, C. Robert Horsburgh Jr., Jerrold J. Ellner and Karen R. Jacobson

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:464

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    The aim of the study was to measure technical and scale efficiency of public health centers in three districts of Jimma zone, Ethiopia. A two-stage data envelopment analysis was used. First, we estimated techn...

    Authors: Firew Tekle Bobo, Mirkuzie Woldie, Muluemebet Abera Wordofa, Gebeyehu Tsega, Tesfamichael Alaro Agago, Kifle Wolde-Michael, Nuraddis Ibrahim and Elias Ali Yesuf

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2018 11:465

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