Transactions: Volume 117, Issue 5, May 2023

04 May 2023

Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene was founded in 1908. Take a look at the articles featured in Volume 117, Issue 5.

This issue includes a review article on depression, anxiety and stress among HIV-positive pregnant women in Ethiopia. Original articles in this issue include research into epidemiological patterns related to deaths cause by visceral leishmaniasis, and a study into environmental factors and building conditions for risk of cutaneous leishmaniasis. This issue also includes a commentary on molecular detection of Schistosoma species in unusual snail hosts.

Please find all articles linked below.

Review Article

Depression, anxiety and stress among HIV-positive pregnant women in Ethiopia during the COVID-19 pandemic 
Nebiyu Solomon Tibebu, Belayneh Ayanaw Kassie, Tazeb Alemu Anteneh, Bayew Kelkay Rade

Original Articles

Epidemiological patterns related to deaths caused by visceral leishmaniasis in the southern Amazon region of Brazil 
Amanda G Carvalho, André Luiz M Kuhn, João Victor L Dias, João Gabriel G Luz

Double screening for syphilis and HIV in pregnant women in a priority municipality for the elimination of vertical transmission in Brazil: incidence, risk factors and spatial analysis
Lidiane Martins Gonçalves Fava, Ana Lúcia de Lima Guedes, Luiz Cláudio Ribeiro, Carmen Perches Gomide Pinto, Ricardo José de Paula Souza e Guimarães, Mário Círio Nogueira, Márcio José Martins Alves, Márcio Roberto Silva

Profile of loiasis infection through clinical and laboratory diagnostics: the importance of biomarkers 
Roland Dieki, E R Eyang Assengone, E Nsi Emvo, J P Akue

Knowledge and participation in mass drug administration against lymphatic filariasis and soil-transmitted helminth infections among the community members in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 
Diana A Ngunyali, Stella S Mpomele, Manase Kilonzi, Ritah F Mutagonda, Wigilya P Mikomangwa, Hamu J Mlyuka, Wema Kibanga, Alphonce Ignace Marealle

BCG is protective against death in male but not female patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Guinea-Bissau
Anders Solitander Bohlbro, Antonio Matteus Mendes, Armando Sifna, Cecilie Blenstrup Patsche, Martin Emil Schomann Soelberg, Victor Gomes, Christian Wejse, Frauke Rudolf

Environmental factors and building conditions for risk of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the northeast of Iran: a population-based case–control study
Ali Shahryari, Abdurrhman Charkazi, Abdolhalim Rajabi

Impact of healthcare strain on access to mechanical ventilation and mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients: a retrospective cohort study 
Isaac Núñez, Adrian Soto-Mota

Schistosomiasis mansoni and hydrographical conditions in São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil 
Sigrid De Sousa dos Santos, Silvana Gama Florencio Chachá, Beatriz Correia da Rocha, Katia Regina Spiller, Carlos Fischer de Toledo, Fernanda de Freitas Aníbal, Lucimar Retto da Silva de Avó, Rafael Luis Luporini, Abimael Cereda Junior, Edson Augusto Melanda


Molecular detection of Schistosoma species in unusual snail hosts: a note of caution
Hudson Alves Pinto