Transactions: Volume 116, Issue 7, July 2022

10 Jul 2022

Founded in 1908, Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene is our flagship journal. Take a look at the articles features in volume 116, issue 7.

This issue includes a full article on snakebite envenoming in Rwanda, a Lesson from the Field about hepatitis care in Nigeria, a short article on Cyclospora cayetanensis in Venezuela and an editorial from our current President, Professor Janet Hemingway CBE.


Janet Hemingway

Lessons From The Field

Unreported mixed Plasmodium species infection may increase vivax malaria in India: a challenge for malaria elimination 
Shrikant Nema, Akansha Singh, Sri Krishna, Rajan Poriya, Shivangi Dubey, Nazia A Ali, Mrigendra Pal Singh, Anil Kumar Verma, Aparup Das, Praveen Kumar Bharti

Establishing a hepatitis care centre to promote integrated care and population-level liver cancer prevention in Nigeria: experiences and opportunities
Akaninyene Otu, Mbang Kooffreh-Ada, Emmanuel Effa, Soter Ameh, Uchenna Okonkwo, Udong Udoh, Ubong Akpan, Asa Itam-Eyo, Evaristus Chukwudike, Obaji Akpet, Ofonime Essien, Joan Ikobah, Simon Ereh, Ekaette Onoyom, John Walley

Original Articles

The viability of Leptospira is related to physicochemical properties of the surface water surrounding an agricultural area and HemO and LipL32 gene expression in response to iron in water
Jaruwan Wongbutdee; Jutharat Jittimanee

Neurodegenerative disease in association with sexual transmission of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 2 subtype b in Argentina
Sebastián Blanco; María Eugenia Barile; María Celia Frutos; Ana Carolina Paulo Vicente ; Sandra Verónica Gallego

HIV-related stigma and discrimination by healthcare workers in Egypt
Yasmine Samir Galal, Walaa Ahmed Khairy, Rahma Mohamed, Gamal Esmat, Mohamed Negm, Waleed Hamed Abd Alaty, Maysaa A Saeed, Rabab Fouad, Amgad Ali Elzahaby, Samy Zaky, Mohamed A Sakr, Ahmed Cordie


Knowledge, attitudes, and practices: a quantitative assessment of hospital physicians and medical interns treating snakebite envenomation in Rwanda
Janna M Schurer; Elise M Hirwa; Ornella Masimbi; Richard Nduwayezu


Molecular characterisation of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates: preliminary experience from a tertiary care teaching hospital in the Himalayas
Mohit Bhatia, Varun Shamanna, Geetha Nagaraj, Dharmavaram Sravani, Pratima Gupta, Balram Ji Omar, Deepika Chakraborty, K L Ravikumar


Carvedilol as secondary prophylaxis for variceal bleeding in hepatosplenic schistosomiasis
Eliabe Silva de Abreu, Mateus Jorge Nardelli, André Mourão Costa Lima, Jaqueline Brito Cardoso, Fernanda Maria Farage Osório, Teresa Cristina de Abreu Ferrari, Luciana Costa Faria, Cláudia Alves Couto, Guilherme Grossi Lopes Cançado


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