Transactions: Volume 116, Issue 9, September 2022

16 Sep 2022

Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene was founded in 1908. Take a look at the articles features in Volume 116, Issue 9.

This issue includes an editorial article about the monkeypox outbreak, a review article about COVID-19 in cancer patients, and original articles on subjects including using mean platelet volume as a predictor of platelet count recovery in dengue patients, and a qualitative study exploring perceived stigma and healthcare services in healthcare settings among people living with HIV in Egypt.

Lessons From The Field

The use of cholera oral vaccine for containment of the 2019 disease outbreak in Sudan
Nouh S Mohamed, Yousif Ali, Sanaa Abdalrahman, Ayman Ahmed, Emmanuel Edwar Siddig

Review Article

COVID-19 in cancer patients 
Suranjith L Seneviratne, Widuranga Wijerathne, Pamodh Yasawardene, Buddhika Somawardana

Original Articles

Mean platelet volume as a predictor of platelet count recovery in dengue patients
Diana Marcela Martínez-Ruíz, Diego Alejandro Tovar-Rios, Andrea Valencia-Orozco, Liliana Janeth Florez-Elvira, Olga Lucia Agudelo, Luis Gabriel Parra-Lara, Fernando Rosso

Analysis of work willingness and its influencing factors of mental illness prevention and control personnel of grassroots institutions in China: a cross-sectional study
Lulu Qin, Sheng Li, Yiwei Chen, Si Chen, Xuelong Fan, Bangan Luo, Jiahe Liu

Enablers and barriers towards ensuring routine immunization services during the COVID-19 pandemic: findings from a qualitative study across five different states in India 
Kripalini Patel, Bhagyashree Nayak, Salaj Rana, Parthiban Krishnan, Babasaheb Vishwanath Tandale, Surajit Basak, Abhik Sinha, Muthusamy Santhosh Kumar, Prasant Borah, Harpreet Singh, Nivedita Gupta, Shanta Dutta, Aswini Mohan, Manuj K Das, Yovhan Landge, Bappaditya Ganguly, Utpala Devi, Sanghamitra Pati, Subrata Kumar Palo

Space–time risk cluster and time trends of congenital syphilis in Brazil: an ecological study
Chaiane Emília Dalazen, Albert Schiaveto de Souza, Caique Jordan Nunes Ribeiro, Marquiony Marques dos Santos, Livia Fernandes Probst, Melina Raquel Theobald, Alessandro Diogo De-Carli

Bionomics of the unexplored sand flies fauna of District Mohmand, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: assessing risk factors associated with cutaneous leishmaniasis
Khurshaid Khan, Muhammad Sajjad, Sobia Wahid, Muhammad Gul, Luqman Khan, Haseen Ullah, Yasin Rahman, Dawood Khan, Kashif Khan, Muhammad Younas Khan, Saqib Khan, Safeer Ullah Shah

Occurrence and genetic evaluation of potentially pathogenic Acanthamoeba genotypes in nasal mucosa of immunocompromised patients: a case–control study in Iran
Hamid Reza Moslemzadeh, Mahmoud Mahami-Oskouei, Ehsan Ahmadpour, Maryam Niyyati, Ali Rostami, Fatemeh Memari, Adel Spotin

Temporal trend, space risk and factors associated with the occurrence of dengue in northeast Brazil, 2009–2018
Helder Silveira Coutinho, Jhonathan Oliveira Silva, Gibson Barros de Almeida Santana, Rodrigo Feliciano do Carmo, Sírius Oliveira Souza, Marcelo Domingues de Faria, Thais Silva Matos, Tarcísio Fulgêncio Alves da Silva, Márcio Bezerra-Santos, Carlos Dornels Freire de Souza

Perceived stigma and healthcare services in healthcare settings among people living with HIV in Egypt: a qualitative study 
Aisha Elsharkawy, Marwa Rashad Salem, Noha Asem, Walid Kamal Ibrahim, El Gharib Ramadan, Mohamed Abdelgawad Abdelaziz, Alaa Hashish, Heba Elsayed, Mohamed Hassany

Seroprevalence and mutations in the major hydrophilic region of hepatitis B virus among pregnant women in Huzhou, China
Haiyan Li, Fuchu Qian, Weihua Zou, Fang Jin, Dongli Li, Yaqin Zhang 



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