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Microbes and Infectious Diseases is a peer-reviewed, quarterly, open-access journal. It publishes original articles, review articles, short reports, correspondence, and letters to the editor of significant scientific and ethical standards that relate to all fields of medical/clinical/pharmaceutical microbiology, infection prevention and control, and infectious diseases. Please, see the full aim and scope of the journal available at: https://mid.journals.ekb.eg/journal/aim_scope. The journal will consider for publication manuscripts from any part of the world but particularly reports that would be of interest to readers in the Middle East or other parts of Africa and Asia. Microbes and Infectious Diseases is the official publication of Zagazig University, Faculty of Medicine, Egypt.

Current Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2024, Pages 1-397 

A study on COVID-19 patients in a period from January 2022 to August 2022 in Assiut city

Pages 11-19

Esraa Ali Abdelaziz; amany M. Adawy; Ahmed sadek Hasanein; Hytham Abdalla; Ragaa Sedeik Rashwan

Screening for SARS-CoV-2 variants in Egypt using multiplex PCR

Pages 20-28

Ghada Ismail; Nashwa Naguib Omar; Samar Saad Rashad; Hossam Abdelghaffar; Marwa Salah Mostafa; Shereen Saeed Mohamed; Ahmed Elshafei; Yasmeen Mohammad Mahmood Ali Ibraheem

Variations in levels of ACE2 and TMPRSS2 receptors among COVID-19

Pages 29-39

Dalia Essam Zanaty; Mohamed A El-Mokhtar; Omnia Hassan El-Badawy; Manal Ahmed Elkhwaga

Cytokines profile and their related genotypes in COVID-19: Correlation with disease severity and outcome in Egyptian patients

Pages 53-65

Naglaa Said Elabd; Amany A. Saleh; Asmaa Elbrolosy; Reda Ibrahem; Noran T. Aboelkhair; Mohamed Enar; Ahmed Elesdoudy; Marwa M. Allahouny; Mahmoud Rizk; Moamena S. Elhamoly

Sleep disorders as presenting symptoms in positive COVID-19 patients: In Aswan University Hospitals, Egypt

Pages 66-74

Abeer Abdelhady Tony; Shazly Ali Ahmed; Effat AE Tony; Salah Maklad; Islam El-Nakeeb; Islam Alazab; Mohamed Khodair; Mohamed M. Amin

Review Article

Human infection caused by the avian influenza type A virus: A comprehensive update on its pathogenesis and recommendation for future re-occurrence

Pages 101-112

Blessing Nkechi Emmanuel; Ayobami Sunday Akinnawo; Abubakar Nuhu Ishaq; Kingsley Onuh; Oyewumi Akin Ogunmoye; Augustine Seun Ofeh; Faith Godwin; Faidat Abimbola Afolayan; Uthman Hassan Alao; Zubeda Oyiza Idris-Saeed; Success Chekwubechukwu David

Original Article

Survival factors affecting the infectivity of hepatitis A virus isolated from Egypt

Pages 113-126

Abdallah Shaban Ragab; Ahmed Ahmed Hmed; Ahmed Ramadan Sofy

Review Article

Knowledge gaps in tuberculosis among students and its implications for public health; A review

Pages 139-147

Daniel Abigail Abi; Ajik Magaji; Sumayya Al-Mansur; Byencit Jang; Ambi Ibrahim; Matthias Solomon Gamde; Maureen Obeta

Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in tongue swab

Pages 168-177

Daniel Abigail Abi; Bimba John Samson; Matthias Solomon Gamde; Simon Peter Abriba

Mini-review article

Antimicrobial peptides: Current perspectives and future promises

Pages 185-189

Nitin B Nage; Vaishali N Wadekar; Mirza M V ` Baig

Original Article

Evaluation of chlorhexidine and povidone iodine activity against biofilm forming Staphylococcus epidermidis clinical isolates

Pages 190-200

amal Fathalla Makled; Mohamed Medhat Ghareib; Sahar Ali; Mostafa Mahmoud Sharweed; Asmaa shaban Sleem

Review Article

Sepsis Biomarkers: Current Information and Future Visions

Pages 201-210

Muayad Mahdi Kadim; Husein O.M. AL-Dahmoshi; Falah Hasan Obayes AL-Khikani

Original Article

Role of miRNA-23b as a biomarker of pediatric sepsis "A single-center study"

Pages 211-219

Hanaa I. Abd El-Hady; Shahenda G. Badran; Ahmed A. Ali; Alaa Nafea

Gut microbiota analysis in colorectal diseased patients in Menoufia University Hospitals, Egypt.

Pages 230-246

Shymaa Abd-Elsattar Elaskary; Ayman Abd Elhaleem Elgamal; Hanem Mohamed Badawy; Marwa Mohammed khalil; Doaa Salah Elgendy; Heba Mostafa Elhagary; Amal Mohamed Dawoud

The Common aerobic bacteria causes diarrhea in children in Omdurman Hospital-Sudan

Pages 247-253

Razan Farid Abualsauid Magzuop; Mohammed Aldai Hammad; Alkhair Abd Almahmoud Idris

Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli O157 from mutton meat in Khartoum State, Sudan.

Pages 254-259

Shahinaz Fadul Mohammed; Hassan Hag Elsafi; Rayan Mohammed Abdalbage; Omeima Salih

Phenotypic detection of ESBL and MBL producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in critically ill patients with nosocomial pneumonia

Pages 270-281

Marwa Mohamed Khalifa; Mohammed A ELmokhtar; Shabann Hashem Ahmed; Manal Ahmed Mahmoud; Ehsan M.W ElSabaa

Assessment of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in intensive care unit of Zagazig University Hospitals

Pages 282-294

Salah El-Sayed Ibrahim Ali; Nanis Abdallah Salah Mahmoud; Manal Mohamad Elamin; Ghada El-Sayed Amr; Haytham Kamal Ahmed Mahrous

Colistin and carbapenem resistance among Pseudomonas and Acinetobacter clinical isolates in Menoufia University Hospitals

Pages 301-313

Amal Fathallah Makled; Hasan El-banna Younes; MabrouK Mahmoud Ghonaim; ِِِAzza Karam Shaalan; Esraa El-sayed El- Mahdy

Comparing antibiotic susceptibility profiles of urinary tract infection isolates in a University Hospital in Burkina Faso: Community vs. hospital profiles

Pages 314-323

NAGALO Andre; KABORE Dieudonné Odilon; Kissou Senkaye-Lagom Aimée; Mahamoud Issaka Ali; KABRE Boukary; Semde Aoua; Ouattara Cheick Ahmed; Sawadogo Yacouba; ZOUNGRANA Jacques; Poda Armel; Godreuil Sylvain; Ouedraogo Abdoul-Salam

Spontaneous fungal peritonitis is not a rare infection in cirrhotic patients with ascites: A cross-sectional Study

Pages 324-335

Mona M. Abdelrahman; Radwa M. Farag; Osama A. Orabi; Noha S. Shafik; Amira Maher; Reem M. Makbol

Review Article

Exploring rapid molecular methods for diagnosing Candida species infecting humans: A narrative review.

Pages 336-346

Debasmita Dubey; Shakti Rath; Sushree Swagatika Subhadarshini; Gopal Krishna Purohit; Debasish Tripathy; Rajashree Panigrahi; Sourav Palai; Debidatta Singhsamanta

Original Article

Surveillance of the epidemiology and antifungal susceptibility of invasive candidiasis: A retrospective study from 2016 to 2020 in a teaching hospital in Sousse, Tunisia

Pages 347-358

MAHER BEN BRAHIM; Meriam BenHamida-Rebai; Nihel Haddad; Lamia Tilouche; Abdelhalim Trabelsi; Soumaya Ketata

Prevalence of disseminated Histoplasma capsulatum in pulmonary infection patients, attending National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Training Centre, Saye – Nigeria

Pages 370-378

Osumah Orchewa Rabiah; Muhammad Hassan Isa Doko; Steven Olayeni Olonitola; osakpamwan Uzama Avenbuan; Daniel Makolo; Bussayo Olalekan Olayinka

HPLC fingerprint profile, in-vitro cytotoxicity and anti-herpes simplex virus activity of methanol extract from Strophanthus hispidus DC (Stem bark).

Pages 379-388

Arnold Mulula; Abdeldjalil Bouzina; Hugues Bisi Mambu; Joséphine Kankolongo Ntumba; Joachim Nsomue; Milka Ndaya Tshingamb; K.T. Kashishi; Ahmed Zaki; Taba Kalulu

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