The University of Louisville Journal of Respiratory Infections


Editor-in-Chief: Forest W. Arnold, DO, Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiologist, UofL Health - UofL Hospital
  Jose Bordon, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor, George Washington University, Medical School and Health Sciences
Managing Editor: Alex Glynn, MA, Medical Writing Lead, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine

Current Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1 (2023)

Original Research


Identification of Molecular Markers Associated with COPD in non-smokers and smokers: A Bioinformatics Analysis
Agede O. Ayodele, Isa M. Wasagu, Ademola E. Fawibe, and Alakija K. Salami

Review Articles


COVID-19 Coagulopathies: Highlights of 2020–2021 Reported Data
Shreya Anil Kumar, Anushka Pradhan, Abdelrahman Elsebaie, Karina Fainchtein, Abdelrahman Noureldin, Yousra Tera, Sajida Kazi, and Maha Othman

Case Report


Tapped Twice: A Case of a Rapidly Re-accumulating Hepatic Hydrothorax in a Patient with Spontaneous Bacterial Empyema
Amir Khalil (0000-0003-3744-9496), Suma Alzouhayli, Silvia Novakova, Saad Shams, Ahmad Baiyasi, Maria Khalil, Mohammed Uddin, Aryan Shiari, and Kareem Bazzy

Brief Review


What? Now a Respiratory Syncytial Virus Epidemic
Aya Allam and Steven B Lippmann



Performance of a SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Assay with Non-Traditional Specimen Types
Subathra Marimuthu, Holly Aliesky, Heather Ness, Daniya Sheikh, Sathya Rashmit, Dawn Balcom, and Leslie A. Wolf