International Journal of Infectious Diseases

(The H4-Index of International Journal of Infectious Diseases is 90. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-10-01 to 2023-10-01.)
Prevalence of comorbidities and its effects in patients infected with SARS-CoV-2: a systematic review and meta-analysis2642
The continuing 2019-nCoV epidemic threat of novel coronaviruses to global health — The latest 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China2232
A first case of meningitis/encephalitis associated with SARS-Coronavirus-21426
Preliminary estimation of the basic reproduction number of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China, from 2019 to 2020: A data-driven analysis in the early phase of the outbreak1179
Estimation of the asymptomatic ratio of novel coronavirus infections (COVID-19)868
The SARS-CoV-2 outbreak: What we know755
Serial interval of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infections744
A conceptual model for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in Wuhan, China with individual reaction and governmental action727
Transmission potential and severity of COVID-19 in South Korea468
Estimation of the reproductive number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the probable outbreak size on the Diamond Princess cruise ship: A data-driven analysis463
Viable SARS-CoV-2 in the air of a hospital room with COVID-19 patients434
Global Tuberculosis Report 2020 – Reflections on the Global TB burden, treatment and prevention efforts404
Treatment with hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, and combination in patients hospitalized with COVID-19390
Association of inflammatory markers with the severity of COVID-19: A meta-analysis382
Mild versus severe COVID-19: Laboratory markers356
Lymphopenia is associated with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections: A systemic review and meta-analysis313
Insight into 2019 novel coronavirus — An updated interim review and lessons from SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV294
Real-world effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines: a literature review and meta-analysis284
Clinical value of immune-inflammatory parameters to assess the severity of coronavirus disease 2019268
A systematic review and meta-analysis of published research data on COVID-19 infection fatality rates260
Evaluation of a novel antigen-based rapid detection test for the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 in respiratory samples253
Clinical characteristics of 25 death cases with COVID-19: A retrospective review of medical records in a single medical center, Wuhan, China247
Comorbidities and the risk of severe or fatal outcomes associated with coronavirus disease 2019: A systematic review and meta-analysis245
Comparison of different samples for 2019 novel coronavirus detection by nucleic acid amplification tests244
Spatial epidemic dynamics of the COVID-19 outbreak in China244
Decreased severity of disease during the first global omicron variant covid-19 outbreak in a large hospital in tshwane, south africa242
Recurrence of positive SARS-CoV-2 RNA in COVID-19: A case report241
Asymptomatic patients as a source of COVID-19 infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis236
Role of favipiravir in the treatment of COVID-19236
Patients of COVID-19 may benefit from sustained Lopinavir-combined regimen and the increase of Eosinophil may predict the outcome of COVID-19 progression232
Diagnostic value and dynamic variance of serum antibody in coronavirus disease 2019230
Monitoring transmissibility and mortality of COVID-19 in Europe217
Potential fecal transmission of SARS-CoV-2: Current evidence and implications for public health216
Specific ACE2 expression in small intestinal enterocytes may cause gastrointestinal symptoms and injury after 2019-nCoV infection209
COVID-19 outbreak in Malaysia: Actions taken by the Malaysian government208
Factors affecting perceived effectiveness of COVID-19 prevention measures among Filipinos during Enhanced Community Quarantine in Luzon, Philippines: Integrating Protection Motivation Theory and exten208
Comparison of automated SARS-CoV-2 antigen test for COVID-19 infection with quantitative RT-PCR using 313 nasopharyngeal swabs, including from seven serially followed patients200
Association of the COVID-19 pandemic with Internet Search Volumes: A Google TrendsTM Analysis197
Severe COVID-19 Infection and Pediatric Comorbidities: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis196
Effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 transmission in 190 countries from 23 January to 13 April 2020193
Viral dynamics in asymptomatic patients with COVID-19193
SARS-CoV-2 RNA detection of hospital isolation wards hygiene monitoring during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 outbreak in a Chinese hospital191
COVID-19 and healthcare workers: A systematic review and meta-analysis189
Air pollution and temperature are associated with increased COVID-19 incidence: A time series study188
Comparison of nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabs for SARS-CoV-2 detection in 353 patients received tests with both specimens simultaneously186
Covid-19 hyperinflammation and post-Covid-19 illness may be rooted in mast cell activation syndrome184
Epidemiological, clinical characteristics of cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection with abnormal imaging findings183
COVID-19: Poor outcomes in patients with zinc deficiency182
The relative transmissibility of asymptomatic COVID-19 infections among close contacts181
Side effects of BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine: A randomized, cross-sectional study with detailed self-reported symptoms from healthcare workers178
Nutritional status of patients with COVID-19175
Applications of Google Search Trends for risk communication in infectious disease management: A case study of the COVID-19 outbreak in Taiwan172
The effectiveness of quarantine and isolation determine the trend of the COVID-19 epidemics in the final phase of the current outbreak in China172
Efficacy and safety of favipiravir, an oral RNA-dependent RNA polymerase inhibitor, in mild-to-moderate COVID-19: A randomized, comparative, open-label, multicenter, phase 3 clinical trial167
High prevalence of pre-existing serological cross-reactivity against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) in sub-Saharan Africa164
Asymptomatic SARS Coronavirus 2 infection: Invisible yet invincible161
Delivery of infection from asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19 in a familial cluster160
Population-based seroprevalence surveys of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody: An up-to-date review157
A five-day course of ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19 may reduce the duration of illness153
Comparing COVID-19 vaccine allocation strategies in India: A mathematical modelling study150
Oral mucosal lesions in a COVID-19 patient: New signs or secondary manifestations?148
Epidemiological and clinical features of 125 Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 in Fuyang, Anhui, China147
Discovery and development of safe-in-man broad-spectrum antiviral agents143
An analysis of COVID-19 vaccine sentiments and opinions on Twitter143
Clinical features and dynamics of viral load in imported and non-imported patients with COVID-19142
Coronavirus disease 2019 in pregnancy138
Healthcare worker infections and deaths due to COVID-19: A survey from 37 nations and a call for WHO to post national data on their website136
2019-novel Coronavirus severe adult respiratory distress syndrome in two cases in Italy: An uncommon radiological presentation127
Antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance in the COVID-19 era: Perspective from resource-limited settings125
Is Africa prepared for tackling the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic. Lessons from past outbreaks, ongoing pan-African public health efforts, and implications for the future125
Could sudden sensorineural hearing loss be the sole manifestation of COVID-19? An investigation into SARS-COV-2 in the etiology of sudden sensorineural hearing loss124
Side effects and perceptions following Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccination123
Iron: Innocent bystander or vicious culprit in COVID-19 pathogenesis?122
Mask use, risk-mitigation behaviours and pandemic fatigue during the COVID-19 pandemic in five cities in Australia, the UK and USA: A cross-sectional survey121
Multiple assays in a real-time RT-PCR SARS-CoV-2 panel can mitigate the risk of loss of sensitivity by new genomic variants during the COVID-19 outbreak121
Emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern Omicron (B.1.1.529) - highlights Africa's research capabilities, but exposes major knowledge gaps, inequities of vaccine distribution, inadequacies in gl116
Could the D614G substitution in the SARS-CoV-2 spike (S) protein be associated with higher COVID-19 mortality?112
Comparison of the second and third waves of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Korea: Importance of early public health intervention111
An Asia-Pacific study on healthcare workers’ perceptions of, and willingness to receive, the COVID-19 vaccination109
Chest X-ray severity index as a predictor of in-hospital mortality in coronavirus disease 2019: A study of 302 patients from Italy106
Low vitamin D status is associated with coronavirus disease 2019 outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis104
Performance of pneumonia severity index and CURB-65 in predicting 30-day mortality in patients with COVID-19102
The WHO Global Tuberculosis 2021 Report – not so good news and turning the tide back to End TB97
Transmission of COVID-19 in the terminal stages of the incubation period: A familial cluster97
Changes in testing rates could mask the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) growth rate96
MDR/XDR-TB management of patients and contacts: Challenges facing the new decade. The 2020 clinical update by the Global Tuberculosis Network94
Therapeutic plasma exchange in adults with severe COVID-19 infection93
High-resolution Chest CT Features and Clinical Characteristics of Patients Infected with COVID-19 in Jiangsu, China93
Factors associated with the duration of viral shedding in adults with COVID-19 outside of Wuhan, China: a retrospective cohort study92
COVID-19 and religious congregations: Implications for spread of novel pathogens92
Lack of antiviral activity of darunavir against SARS-CoV-290
Possible aerosol transmission of COVID-19 associated with an outbreak in an apartment in Seoul, South Korea, 202090