Reviews in Medical Virology

(The TQCC of Reviews in Medical Virology is 18. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Predictors of COVID‐19 severity: A literature review545
Interleukin‐6 in Covid‐19: A systematic review and meta‐analysis466
Evolution of the SARS‐CoV‐2 omicron variants BA.1 to BA.5: Implications for immune escape and transmission297
Covid‐19 and kidney injury: Pathophysiology and molecular mechanisms209
Covid‐19 vaccines and variants of concern: A review201
Clinical characteristics and outcomes of pregnant women with COVID‐19 and comparison with control patients: A systematic review and meta‐analysis165
Neutralising antibody escape of SARS‐CoV‐2 spike protein: Risk assessment for antibody‐based Covid‐19 therapeutics and vaccines126
Covid‐19 and dengue: Double punches for dengue‐endemic countries in Asia109
Why the elderly appear to be more severely affected by COVID‐19: The potential role of immunosenescence and CMV95
Loop‐mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP): An effective molecular point‐of‐care technique for the rapid diagnosis of coronavirus SARS‐CoV‐294
A brief review of interplay between vitamin D and angiotensin‐converting enzyme 2: Implications for a potential treatment for COVID‐1991
Using heat to kill SARS‐CoV‐288
Proposed subtypes of post‐COVID‐19 syndrome (or long‐COVID) and their respective potential therapies87
An overview on the seven pathogenic human coronaviruses86
Microfluidic devices for detection of RNA viruses84
Azithromycin in viral infections82
Sex‐based differences in severity and mortality in COVID‐1980
An overview of the immune mechanisms of viral myocarditis79
Present variants of concern and variants of interest of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2: Their significant mutations in S‐glycoprotein, infectivity, re‐infectivity, immune escape and v69
Efficacy and safety of remdesivir in hospitalized Covid‐19 patients: Systematic review and meta‐analysis including network meta‐analysis67
Comparison of influenza type A and B with COVID‐19: A global systematic review and meta‐analysis on clinical, laboratory and radiographic findings67
Immunopathology and immunotherapeutic strategies in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection65
Cardiac complications following mRNA COVID‐19 vaccines: A systematic review of case reports and case series65
SARS‐CoV‐2 infection in people living withHIV: a systematic review63
Immune response following infection with SARS‐CoV‐2 and other coronaviruses: A rapid review59
Covid‐19 and oral diseases: Crosstalk, synergy or association?59
The unique features of SARS‐CoV‐2 transmission: Comparison with SARS‐CoV, MERS‐CoV and 2009 H1N1 pandemic influenza virus57
Potential detrimental role of soluble ACE2 in severe COVID‐19 comorbid patients54
Global prevalence and genotype distribution of norovirus infection in children with gastroenteritis: A meta‐analysis on 6 years of research from 2015 to 202054
Quantifying the risk of SARS‐CoV‐2 reinfection over time54
Comparison of confirmed COVID‐19 with SARS and MERS cases ‐ Clinical characteristics, laboratory findings, radiographic signs and outcomes: A systematic review and met53
Diagnostic accuracy of serological tests and kinetics of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 antibody: A systematic review and meta‐analysis53
Potency of BNT162b2 and mRNA‐1273 vaccine‐induced neutralizing antibodies against severe acute respiratory syndrome‐CoV‐2 variants of concern: A systematic review of in vitro studies51
YouTube as a source of patient information for Coronavirus Disease (COVID‐19): A content‐quality and audience engagement analysis51
How artificial intelligence may help the Covid‐19 pandemic: Pitfalls and lessons for the future50
Innate immune evasion by SARS‐CoV‐2: Comparison with SARS‐CoV50
Immunity and inflammatory biomarkers in COVID‐19: A systematic review49
Airborne transmission of SARS‐CoV‐2 via aerosols49
C‐reactive protein as an effector molecule in Covid‐19 pathogenesis47
Covid‐19: Time for a paradigm change46
Alpha‐1‐antitrypsin: A possible host protective factor against Covid‐1946
Genetic polymorphisms of ACE1, ACE2, and TMPRSS2 associated with COVID‐19 severity: A systematic review with meta‐analysis45
Seroprevalence of anti‐SARS‐CoV‐2 antibodies in Africa: A systematic review and meta‐analysis45
Oral manifestations of Covid‐19‐A literature review42
Severe acute respiratory syndrome‐coronavirus‐2 spike (S) protein based vaccine candidates: State of the art and future prospects41
Efficacy and secondary infection risk of tocilizumab, sarilumab and anakinra in COVID‐19 patients: A systematic review and meta‐analysis41
Altered gut microbial metabolites could mediate the effects of risk factors in Covid‐1940
Update on the omicron sub‐variants BA.4 and BA.539
Classical and alternative receptors for SARS‐CoV‐2 therapeutic strategy39
Influenza vaccines: Past, present, and future38
Inflammatory and vascular biomarkers in post‐COVID‐19 syndrome: A systematic review and meta‐analysis of over 20 biomarkers37
A systematic meta‐analysis of immune signatures in patients with COVID‐1937
Respiratory viral co‐infections in patients with COVID‐19 and associated outcomes: A systematic review and meta‐analysis37
Long‐term side effects and lingering symptoms post COVID‐19 recovery37
Global and regional circulation trends of norovirus genotypes and recombinants, 1995–2019: A comprehensive review of sequences from public databases35
Viral infection neutralization tests: A focus on severe acute respiratory syndrome‐coronavirus‐2 with implications for convalescent plasma therapy35
Baseline physical activity is associated with reduced mortality and disease outcomes in COVID‐19: A systematic review and meta‐analysis34
The role of endogenous retroviruses‐K in human cancer34
Anticoagulation outcomes in hospitalized Covid‐19 patients: A systematic review and meta‐analysis of case‐control and cohort studies34
Angiotensin‐converting enzyme 2: The old door for new severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection34
Mesenchymal stem cells and their derived exosomes to combat Covid–1932
SARS‐CoV‐2, Covid‐19, and the debunking of conspiracy theories31
Rhinovirus and asthma: Challenges and opportunities31
Role of p38 mitogen‐activated protein kinase signalling in virus replication and potential for developing broad spectrum antiviral drugs30
Drugs against SARS‐CoV‐2: What do we know about their mode of action?29
Impact of breast milk‐acquired cytomegalovirus infection in premature infants: Pathogenesis, prevention, and clinical consequences?29
Recent insights into SARS‐CoV‐2 omicron variant29
Safety and potency of BIV1‐CovIran inactivated vaccine candidate for SARS‐CoV‐2: A preclinical study28
Epidemiology, prognosis and management of potassium disorders in Covid‐1928
Vaccine‐induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia after vaccination against Covid‐19: A clinical dilemma for clinicians and patients28
Efficacy and safety of azithromycin in Covid‐19 patients: A systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomized clinical trials28
Population‐based prevalence surveys during the Covid‐19 pandemic: A systematic review28
Vitamin D supplementation and Covid‐19 outcomes: A systematic review, meta‐analysis and meta‐regression28
Reactivation of herpesviruses during COVID‐19: A systematic review and meta‐analysis27
The concept of one health applied to the problem of zoonotic diseases27
ASSURED‐compliant point‐of‐care diagnostics for the detection of human viral infections27
Omicron – The new SARS‐CoV‐2 challenge?27
SARS‐CoV‐2 Omicron and its current known unknowns: A narrative review26
SARS‐CoV‐2: Mechanism of infection and emerging technologies for future prospects25
A systematic review on global RSV genetic data: Identification of knowledge gaps25
Comparative effectiveness of N95, surgical or medical, and non‐medical facemasks in protection against respiratory virus infection: A systematic review and network meta‐analysis25
Impact of COVID‐19 on polio vaccination in Pakistan: a concise overview25
Association of dengue disease severity and blood group: A systematic review and meta‐analysis25
Role of red blood cell distribution width, as a prognostic indicator in COVID‐19: A systematic review and meta‐analysis24
Effect of rotavirus genetic diversity on vaccine impact24
Monkeypox virus diagnosis and laboratory testing24
Lessons from dermatology about inflammatory responses in Covid‐1924
Lipid‐based therapies against SARS‐CoV‐2 infection24
Muscle dysfunction in the long coronavirus disease 2019 syndrome: Pathogenesis and clinical approach23
Reactive oxygen species as potential antiviral targets23
Epidemiology of human adenovirus associated with respiratory infection in southern Brazil22
Nanobiosensor‐based diagnostic tools in viral infections: Special emphasis on Covid‐1922
The effects of orally administered lactoferrin in the prevention and management of viral infections: A systematic review22
Remdesivir: A beacon of hope from Ebola virus disease to COVID‐1922
The impact of Parkinson's disease on manifestations and outcomes of Covid‐19 patients: A systematic review and meta‐analysis22
Vitamin D and Covid‐19: From potential therapeutic effects to unanswered questions21
Prevalence and genotype distribution of human papillomavirus infection in different anatomical sites among men who have sex with men: A systematic review and meta‐analysis21
Efficacy and safety of sotrovimab in patients with COVID‐19: A rapid review and meta‐analysis21
Neurological complications associated with Covid‐19; molecular mechanisms and therapeutic approaches21
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus‐2 natural animal reservoirs and experimental models: systematic review20
Alternative clinical specimens for the detection of SARS‐CoV‐2: A rapid review20
Clotting disorder in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 220
Monkeypox: An international epidemic20
Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid‐19) vaccination recommendations in special populations and patients with existing comorbidities19
Torque teno virus load as marker of rejection and infection in solid organ transplantation – A systematic review and meta‐analysis19
Mega doses of retinol: A possible immunomodulation in Covid‐19 illness in resource‐limited settings19
Crosstalk between RNA viruses and DNA sensors: Role of the cGAS‐STING signalling pathway19
Pharmacogenomics of genetic polymorphism within the genes responsible for SARS‐CoV‐2 susceptibility and the drug‐metabolising genes used in treatment18
Efficacy and safety of tixagevimab‐cilgavimab as pre‐exposure prophylaxis for COVID‐19: A systematic review and meta‐analysis18
Neuropathogenic human coronaviruses: A review18
The association between dengue viremia kinetics and dengue severity: A systemic review and meta‐analysis18
Recent developments in SARS‐CoV‐2 vaccines: A systematic review of the current studies18
Effects of COVID‐19 vaccination during pregnancy on SARS‐CoV‐2 infection and maternal and neonatal outcomes: A systematic review and meta‐analysis18
Zoonotic potential of Newcastle disease virus: Old and novel perspectives related to public health18