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07.08.2017

1 Am J Med
3 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
8 Am J Trop Med Hyg
1 Ann Intern Med
5 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
2 Biochemistry
2 Infect Immun
1 J Bacteriol
2 J Biol Chem
2 J Immunol
2 J Med Chem
3 J Med Microbiol
2 Lancet Infect Dis
4 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
1 N Engl J Med
1 Pediatrics
1 PLoS Genet
5 PLoS Negl Trop Dis
9 PLoS One
2 PLoS Pathog
1 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A


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    Am J Med

  1. CHRISTIA P, Miles J, Katsa I, Maraboto C, et al
    A Case of Tuberculous Pericarditis Mimicking Lupus Carditis.
    Am J Med. 2017 Jul 26. pii: S0002-9343(17)30770.
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    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  2. BANAEI N, Pai M
    Detecting New Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection: Time for a More Nuanced Interpretation of QuantiFERON Conversions.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Aug 1. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201707-1543.
    PubMed     Text format    

  3. ABUBAKAR I, Kloprogge F
    End of the Road for Adjunctive Vitamin D Therapy for Pulmonary Tuberculosis?
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jul 31. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201707-1509.
    PubMed     Text format    

  4. SCRIBA TJ, Carpenter C, Carrasco Pro S, Sidney J, et al
    Differential Recognition of Mtb-specific Epitopes as a Function of Tuberculosis Disease History.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jul 31. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201706-1208.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    Am J Trop Med Hyg

  5. BERENSON AB, Trinh HN, Hirth JM, Guo F, et al
    Knowledge and Prevention Practices among U.S. Pregnant Immigrants from Zika Virus Outbreak Areas.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;97:155-162.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available

  6. PIERACCI EG, Evert N, Drexler NA, Mayes B, et al
    Fatal Flea-Borne Typhus in Texas: A Retrospective Case Series, 1985-2015.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;96:1088-1093.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available

  7. PELAEZ SANCHEZ RG, Quintero JAL, Pereira MM, Agudelo-Florez P, et al
    High-Resolution Melting Curve Analysis of the 16S Ribosomal Gene to Detect and Identify Pathogenic and Saprophytic Leptospira Species in Colombian Isolates.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;96:1031-1038.
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  8. LUCINDA LR, Polanski JF
    Unusual Otolaryngologic Manifestations of Paracoccidioidomycosis: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;96:1136-1138.
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  9. TRUNG NV, Hoi LT, Thuong NTH, Toan TK, et al
    Seroprevalence of Scrub Typhus, Typhus, and Spotted Fever Among Rural and Urban Populations of Northern Vietnam.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;96:1084-1087.
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  10. ABOAGYE SY, Asare P, Otchere ID, Koka E, et al
    Environmental and Behavioral Drivers of Buruli Ulcer Disease in Selected Communities Along the Densu River Basin of Ghana: A Case-Control Study.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;96:1076-1083.
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  11. KOBAYASHI M, Mwandama D, Nsona H, Namuyinga RJ, et al
    Quality of Case Management for Pneumonia and Diarrhea Among Children Seen at Health Facilities in Southern Malawi.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;96:1107-1116.
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  12. SANTOS VS, Oliveira SJG, Gurgel RQ, Lima DRR, et al
    Case Report: Microcephaly in Twins due to the Zika Virus.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017;97:151-154.
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    Ann Intern Med

  13. ZENNER D, Beer N, Harris RJ, Lipman MC, et al
    Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection: An Updated Network Meta-analysis.
    Ann Intern Med. 2017 Aug 1. doi: 10.7326/M17-0609.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  14. MCNEIL MB, Dennison D, Shelton C, Parish T, et al
    In vitro isolation and characterization of oxazolidinone resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jul 31. pii: AAC.01296.
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  15. MCMANUS BA, O'Connor AM, Kinnevey PM, O'Sullivan M, et al
    First Detailed Genetic Characterization of the Structural Organization of Type III Arginine Catabolic Mobile Elements (ACMEs) Harbored by Staphylococcus epidermidis using Whole Genome Sequencing.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jul 31. pii: AAC.01216.
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  16. ARIAS CA, Reyes J, Carvajal LP, Rincon S, et al
    Molecular Epidemiology and Phylogenomics of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in Latin-America: A Prospective Cohort Multicenter Study in Nine Countries.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jul 31. pii: AAC.00816.
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  17. MOOSA A, Lamprecht DA, Arora K, Barry CE 3rd, et al
    Susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis cytochrome bd oxidase mutants to compounds targeting the terminal respiratory oxidase, cytochrome c.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jul 31. pii: AAC.01338.
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  18. MORENO-VELASQUEZ SD, Seidel C, Juvvadi PR, Steinbach WJ, et al
    Caspofungin-Mediated Growth Inhibition and Paradoxical Growth in Aspergillus fumigatus involve Fungicidal Hyphal Tip Lysis Coupled with Regenerative Intrahyphal Growth and Dynamic Changes in beta-1,3-Glucan Synthase Localization.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jul 31. pii: AAC.00710.
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    Biochemistry

  19. CONKLIN SE, Bridgman EC, Su Q, Riggs-Gelasco P, et al
    Specific Histidine Residues Confer Histatin Peptides with Copper-Dependent Activity against Candida albicans.
    Biochemistry. 2017 Aug 1. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b00348.
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  20. RIEGERT AS, Chantigian DP, Thoden JB, Tipton PA, et al
    Biochemical Characterization of WbkC, an N-Formyltransferase from Brucella melitensis.
    Biochemistry. 2017;56:3657-3668.
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    Infect Immun

  21. WILLEMS HME, Bruner WS, Barker KS, Liu J, et al
    Overexpression of Candida albicans Secreted Aspartyl Proteinases 2 or 5 is not sufficient for exacerbation of immunopathology in a murine model of vaginitis.
    Infect Immun. 2017 Jul 31. pii: IAI.00248-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00248.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available

  22. SHEN P, Whelan FJ, Schenck LP, McGrath JJC, et al
    Streptococcus pneumoniae colonization is required to alter the nasal microbiota in cigarette smoke-exposed mice.
    Infect Immun. 2017 Jul 31. pii: IAI.00434-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00434.
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    J Bacteriol

  23. FURNISS RCD, Clements A
    Regulation of the Locus of Enterocyte Effacement in Attaching and Effacing Pathogens.
    J Bacteriol. 2017 Jul 31. pii: JB.00336-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00336.
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    J Biol Chem

  24. CHITTY JL, Blake KL, Blundell RD, Koh YQAE, et al
    Cryptococcus neoformans ADS lyase is an enzyme essential for virulence whose crystal structure reveals features exploitable in antifungal drug design.
    J Biol Chem. 2017;292:11829-11839.
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  25. LOISEAU L, Fyfe C, Aussel L, Hajj Chehade M, et al
    The UbiK protein is an accessory factor necessary for bacterial ubiquinone (UQ) biosynthesis and forms a complex with the UQ biogenesis factor UbiJ.
    J Biol Chem. 2017;292:11937-11950.
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    J Immunol

  26. DAY CL, Abrahams DA, Harris LD, van Rooyen M, et al
    HIV-1 Infection Is Associated with Depletion and Functional Impairment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-Specific CD4 T Cells in Individuals with Latent Tuberculosis Infection.
    J Immunol. 2017 Jul 31. pii: ji1700558. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1700558.
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  27. BRAVERMAN J, Stanley SA
    Nitric Oxide Modulates Macrophage Responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection through Activation of HIF-1alpha and Repression of NF-kappaB.
    J Immunol. 2017 Jul 28. pii: ji1700515. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1700515.
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    J Med Chem

  28. MAYER K, Eris D, Schwardt O, Sager CP, et al
    Urinary Tract Infection - Which Conformation of the Bacterial Lectin FimH Is Therapeutically Relevant?
    J Med Chem. 2017 May 4. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b00342.
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  29. KOZIKOWSKI AP, Onajole OK, Stec J, Dupont C, et al
    Targeting Mycolic Acid Transport by Indole-2-carboxamides for the Treatment of Mycobacterium abscessus Infections.
    J Med Chem. 2017;60:5876-5888.
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    J Med Microbiol

  30. FARIA DR, Sakita KM, Akimoto-Gunther LS, Kioshima ES, et al
    Cell damage caused by vaginal Candida albicans isolates from women with different symptomatologies.
    J Med Microbiol. 2017 Aug 4. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000547.
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  31. BALLA E, Donders GGG, Petrovay F, Urban E, et al
    Seroprevalence of anti-Chlamydia trachomatis IgM in neonatal respiratory tract infections in Hungary.
    J Med Microbiol. 2017 Aug 4. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000557.
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  32. BURKE RM, Coronel J, Moore D
    Minimum inhibitory concentration distributions for first- and second-line antimicrobials against Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    J Med Microbiol. 2017;66:1023-1026.
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    Lancet Infect Dis

  33. COLOMBO AL, de Almeida Junior JN, Slavin MA, Chen SC, et al
    Candida and invasive mould diseases in non-neutropenic critically ill patients and patients with haematological cancer.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 31. pii: S1473-3099(17)30304.
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  34. UNEMO M, Bradshaw CS, Hocking JS, de Vries HJC, et al
    Sexually transmitted infections: challenges ahead.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 7. pii: S1473-3099(17)30310.
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    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep

  35. ODUYEBO T, Polen KD, Walke HT, Reagan-Steiner S, et al
    Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Caring for Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Exposure - United States (Including U.S. Territories), July 2017.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017;66:781-793.
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  36. ROSS K, Mehr J, Carothers B, Greeley R, et al
    Outbreak of Septic Arthritis Associated with Intra-Articular Injections at an Outpatient Practice - New Jersey, 2017.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017;66:777-779.
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  37. AKU FY, Lessa FC, Asiedu-Bekoe F, Balagumyetime P, et al
    Meningitis Outbreak Caused by Vaccine-Preventable Bacterial Pathogens - Northern Ghana, 2016.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017;66:806-810.
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  38. KAY A, Barry PM, Annambhotla P, Greene C, et al
    Solid Organ Transplant-Transmitted Tuberculosis Linked to a Community Outbreak - California, 2015.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017;66:801-805.
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    N Engl J Med

  39. CHU JT, Hossain R, Silverblatt FJ, Hyle EP, et al
    Case 22-2017. A 21-Year-Old Woman with Fever, Headache, and Myalgias.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;377:268-278.
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    Pediatrics

  40. NAPLES J, Martin A, Sobelman D, Schoem S, et al
    Unusual Fungal Lesion Presenting as a Neoplastic Pediatric Tongue Mass.
    Pediatrics. 2017;139.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


    PLoS Genet

  41. KLANCHER CA, Hayes CA, Dalia AB
    The nucleoid occlusion protein SlmA is a direct transcriptional activator of chitobiose utilization in Vibrio cholerae.
    PLoS Genet. 2017;13:e1006877.
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    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  42. SACHETT JAG, da Silva IM, Alves EC, Oliveira SS, et al
    Poor efficacy of preemptive amoxicillin clavulanate for preventing secondary infection from Bothrops snakebites in the Brazilian Amazon: A randomized controlled clinical trial.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005745.
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  43. PAPAIAKOVOU M, Pilotte N, Grant JR, Traub RJ, et al
    A novel, species-specific, real-time PCR assay for the detection of the emerging zoonotic parasite Ancylostoma ceylanicum in human stool.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005734.
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  44. MOENDEG KJ, Angeles JMM, Nakao R, Leonardo LR, et al
    Geographic strain differentiation of Schistosoma japonicum in the Philippines using microsatellite markers.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005749.
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  45. PENNA GO, Buhrer-Sekula S, Kerr LRS, Stefani MMA, et al
    Uniform multidrug therapy for leprosy patients in Brazil (U-MDT/CT-BR): Results of an open label, randomized and controlled clinical trial, among multibacillary patients.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005725.
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  46. AMELIO P, Portevin D, Reither K, Mhimbira F, et al
    Mixed Th1 and Th2 Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific CD4 T cell responses in patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis from Tanzania.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005817.
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    PLoS One

  47. SERI B, Koffi A, Danel C, Ouassa T, et al
    Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis among prison inmates: A cross-sectional survey at the Correctional and Detention Facility of Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181995.
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  48. UPADHYAY K, Hiregoudar B, Meals E, English BK, et al
    Combination therapy with ampicillin and azithromycin improved outcomes in a mouse model of group B streptococcal sepsis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0182023.
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  49. GETAHUN B, Nkosi ZZ
    Is directly observed tuberculosis treatment strategy patient-centered? A mixed method study in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181205.
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  50. SZKWARKO D, Hirsch-Moverman Y, Du Plessis L, Du Preez K, et al
    Child contact management in high tuberculosis burden countries: A mixed-methods systematic review.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0182185.
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  51. SHETE PB, Ravindran R, Chang E, Worodria W, et al
    Evaluation of antibody responses to panels of M. tuberculosis antigens as a screening tool for active tuberculosis in Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0180122.
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  52. BLAGDEN S, Seddon D, Hungerford D, Stanistreet D, et al
    Uptake of a new meningitis vaccination programme amongst first-year undergraduate students in the United Kingdom: A cross-sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181817.
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  53. Correction: A scoring system to effectively evaluate central nervous system tuberculosis in patients with miliary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0182713.
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  54. HANIFA Y, Fielding KL, Chihota VN, Adonis L, et al
    A clinical scoring system to prioritise investigation for tuberculosis among adults attending HIV clinics in South Africa.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181519.
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  55. DOGEN A, Metin B, Ilkit M, de Hoog GS, et al
    MTL genotypes, phenotypic switching, and susceptibility profiles of Candida parapsilosis species group compared to Lodderomyces elongisporus.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0182653.
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    PLoS Pathog

  56. SIA JK, Bizzell E, Madan-Lala R, Rengarajan J, et al
    Engaging the CD40-CD40L pathway augments T-helper cell responses and improves control of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006530.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available

  57. CARDENAL-MUNOZ E, Arafah S, Lopez-Jimenez AT, Kicka S, et al
    Mycobacterium marinum antagonistically induces an autophagic response while repressing the autophagic flux in a TORC1- and ESX-1-dependent manner.
    PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006344.
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    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  58. VICETTI MIGUEL RD, Quispe Calla NE, Dixon D, Foster RA, et al
    IL-4-secreting eosinophils promote endometrial stromal cell proliferation and prevent Chlamydia-induced upper genital tract damage.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Aug 1. pii: 201621253.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


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