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1 Am J Pathol
1 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
1 Am J Trop Med Hyg
1 Ann Intern Med
3 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
18 Clin Infect Dis
3 Infect Immun
2 J Antimicrob Chemother
1 J Clin Microbiol
2 J Immunol
2 J Infect Dis
3 J Med Microbiol
2 N Engl J Med
3 PLoS Comput Biol
13 PLoS Negl Trop Dis
5 PLoS One
2 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

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    Am J Pathol

  1. VARRONE E, Carnicelli D, Brigotti M
    Extracellular Vesicles and Renal Endothelial Cells: A Fatal Attraction in Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome.
    Am J Pathol. 2021;191:795-804.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  2. WELLS G, Glasgow JN, Nargan K, Lumamba K, et al
    microCT Analysis of the Human Tuberculous Lung Reveals Remarkable Heterogeneity in 3D Granuloma Morphology.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 May 20. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202101-0032.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Trop Med Hyg

  3. HABIMANA DS, Ngabonziza JCS, Migambi P, Mucyo-Habimana Y, et al
    Predictors of Rifampicin-Resistant Tuberculosis Morality among HIV-Coinfected Patients in Rwanda.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 May 17. pii: tpmd201361. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-1361.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Intern Med

    Web Exclusive. Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Clinical Pearls-Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia.
    Ann Intern Med. 2021;174:HO2-HO3.

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  5. SOBEL JD, Borroto-Esoda K, Azie N, Angulo D, et al
    In Vitro pH Activity of Ibrexafungerp Against Fluconazole-susceptible and -resistant Candida Isolates from Women with Vulvovaginal Candidiasis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 May 17. pii: AAC.00562.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. HERRERA-HIDALGO L, de Alarcon A, Lopez-Cortes LE, Luque-Marquez R, et al
    Erratum for Herrera-Hidalgo et al., "Is Once-Daily High-Dose Ceftriaxone plus Ampicillin an Alternative for Enterococcus faecalis Infective Endocarditis in Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy Programs?"
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021;65.

  7. MIRANDA-CADENA K, Dias M, Costa-Barbosa A, Collins T, et al
    Erratum for Miranda-Cadena et al., "Development and Characterization of Monoolein-Based Liposomes of Carvacrol, Cinnamaldehyde, Citral, or Thymol with Anti-Candida Activities".
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021;65.

    Clin Infect Dis

  8. VOCK I, Aguilar-Bultet L, Egli A, Tamma PD, et al
    Infections in Patients Colonized With Extended-spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacterales: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:1440-1443.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. AITKEN SL, Sahasrabhojane PV, Kontoyiannis DP, Savidge TC, et al
    Alterations of the oral microbiome and cumulative carbapenem exposure are associated with Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection in patients with acute myeloid leukemia receiving chemotherapy.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 16. pii: 5858263. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Evidence in Microbiome Science: Standards for the Field (and Laboratory).
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:1514-1516.

  11. HILLIER SL, Austin M, Macio I, Meyn LA, et al
    Diagnosis and Treatment of Vaginal Discharge Syndromes in Community Practice Settings.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:1538-1543.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. RUSH B, Lother S, Paunovic B, Mooney O, et al
    Outcomes With Severe Blastomycosis and Respiratory Failure in the United States.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:1603-1607.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. MCBRIDE JA, Sterkel AK, Matkovic E, Broman AT, et al
    Clinical Manifestations and Outcomes in Immunocompetent and Immunocompromised Patients with Blastomycosis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Mar 17. pii: 5807998. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. SEMIS M, Dadwal SS, Tegtmeier BR, Wilczynski SP, et al
    First Case of Invasive Stachybotrys Sinusitis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:1386-1391.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. KORTELA E, Kanerva MJ, Puustinen J, Hurme S, et al
    Oral Doxycycline Compared to Intravenous Ceftriaxone in the Treatment of Lyme Neuroborreliosis: A Multicenter, Equivalence, Randomized, Open-label Trial.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:1323-1331.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. MOTSCH J, Young K, Brown ML, Butterton JR, et al
    Reply to Sfeir.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:1485-1486.

  17. SFEIR MM
    Imipenem/Relebactam for Treatment of Carbapenem-Resistant Gram-negative Bacteria: Where Do We Stand on in vitro Susceptibility Testing?
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 28. pii: 5868454. doi: 10.1093.

  18. HOUHAMDI-HAMMOU L, Benito Y, Boibieux A, Dupont D, et al
    Malassezia Restricta: An Underdiagnosed Causative Agent of Blood Culture-Negative Infective Endocarditis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 May 2. pii: 6261979. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. ROSE W, Fantl M, Geriak M, Nizet V, et al
    Current Paradigms of Combination therapy in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia: Does it Work, Which Combination and For Which Patients?
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 May 16. pii: 6276527. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Combination Therapy for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia: Beauty Remains in the Eye of the Beholder.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:1526-1528.

  21. COHEN R, Levy C, Ouldali N, Goldrey M, et al
    Invasive Disease Potential of Pneumococcal Serotypes in Children After PCV13 Implementation.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:1453-1456.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Improved Urine Lipoarabinomannan (LAM) Tests: The Answer for Child Tuberculosis Diagnosis?
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:e289-e290.

  23. BONTEN M, Verstraeten T, Gravenstein S, Poolman J, et al
    Reply to Baird and Douglas.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:e436.

  24. BAIRD RW, Douglas NM
    Re: Epidemiology of Escherichia coli Bacteraemia: A Systematic Literature Review.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:e435.

  25. ROUZIC N, Desmier L, Cariou ME, Gay E, et al
    First Case of Brucellosis Caused by an Amphibian-type Brucella.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:e404-e407.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Infect Immun

  26. TZENG YL, Giuntini S, Berman Z, Sannigrahi S, et al
    Neisseria meningitidis urethritis outbreak isolates express a novel factor H binding protein allele that is a potential target of MenB directed meningococcal vaccines.
    Infect Immun. 2020 Sep 21. pii: IAI.00462-20. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00462.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. BROCKETT MR, Liechti GW
    Persistence alters the interaction between Chlamydia trachomatis and its host cell.
    Infect Immun. 2021 May 17. pii: IAI.00685-20. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00685.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. BEAVERS WN, DuMont AL, Monteith AJ, Maloney KN, et al
    Staphylococcus aureus peptide methionine sulfoxide reductases protect from human whole blood killing.
    Infect Immun. 2021 May 17. pii: IAI.00146-21. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00146.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Antimicrob Chemother

  29. BERBEL D, Camara J, Gonzalez-Diaz A, Cubero M, et al
    Deciphering mobile genetic elements disseminating macrolide resistance in Streptococcus pyogenes over a 21 year period in Barcelona, Spain.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2021 May 20. pii: 6279207. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. SABAT AJ, Bathoorn E, Becker K, Akkerboom V, et al
    Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec containing a novel mec gene complex, B4.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2021 May 15. pii: 6276546. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Microbiol

  31. KHAN A, Rivas LM, Spencer M, Martinez R, et al
    Correction for Khan et al., "A Multicenter Study To Evaluate Ceftaroline Breakpoints: Performance in an Area with High Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Sequence Type 5 Lineage".
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021;59.

    J Immunol

  32. GRADTKE AC, Mentrup T, Lehmann CHK, Cabrera-Cabrera F, et al
    Deficiency of the Intramembrane Protease SPPL2a Alters Antimycobacterial Cytokine Responses of Dendritic Cells.
    J Immunol. 2021;206:164-180.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. WEN Q, Li Y, Han Z, Liu H, et al
    beta-Arrestin 2 Regulates Inflammatory Responses against Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection through ERK1/2 Signaling.
    J Immunol. 2021 May 17. pii: jimmunol.2001346. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2001346.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  34. CURRAN CS, Busch LM, Li Y, Xizhong C, et al
    Anti-PD-L1 therapy does not improve survival in a murine model of lethal Staphyloccocus aureus pneumonia.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 May 19. pii: 6278338. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. ARRIAGA MB, Rocha MS, Nogueira B, Nascimento V, et al
    The Effect of Diabetes and Prediabetes on Mycobacterium tuberculosis Transmission to Close Contacts.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 May 19. pii: 6278117. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Microbiol

  36. ASLANI S, Kiaei S, Afgar A, Morones-Ramirez JR, et al
    Determination of incompatibility group plasmids and copy number of the bla NDM-1 gene in carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strains recovered from different hospitals in Kerman, Iran.
    J Med Microbiol. 2021;70.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. WANG W, Yang J, Wu X, Wan B, et al
    Difference in drug susceptibility distribution and clinical characteristics between Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare lung diseases in Shanghai, China.
    J Med Microbiol. 2021;70.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. SURVE NZ, Kerkar PG, Deshmukh CT, Nadkar MY, et al
    A longitudinal study of antibody responses to selected host antigens in rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.
    J Med Microbiol. 2021;70.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  39. MEJIA BURITICA L, Karduss Urueta AJ
    Pulmonary Mucormycosis.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;384:e69.

  40. RUBIN EJ, Baden LR, Gray GE, Morrissey S, et al
    Audio Interview: Vaccination and Variants in the U.S. and South Africa.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;384:e85.

    PLoS Comput Biol

  41. KACHALOV VN, Nguyen H, Balakrishna S, Salazar-Vizcaya L, et al
    Identifying the drivers of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae at a European level.
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2021;17:e1008446.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. LI J, Manitz J, Bertuzzo E, Kolaczyk ED, et al
    Sensor-based localization of epidemic sources on human mobility networks.
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2021;17:e1008545.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. EYRE DW, Laager M, Walker AS, Cooper BS, et al
    Probabilistic transmission models incorporating sequencing data for healthcare-associated Clostridioides difficile outperform heuristic rules and identify strain-specific differences in transmission.
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2021;17:e1008417.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  44. KANG K, Chau KWT, Howell E, Anderson M, et al
    The temporospatial epidemiology of rheumatic heart disease in Far North Queensland, tropical Australia 1997-2017; impact of socioeconomic status on disease burden, severity and access to care.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0008990.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. WU L, Shen Y, Yao Q, Sang X, et al
    Temporal-spatial distribution characteristics of leprosy: A new challenge for leprosy prevention and control in Zhejiang, China.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0008956.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. ALUMASA L, Thomas LF, Amanya F, Njoroge SM, et al
    Hospital-based evidence on cost-effectiveness of brucellosis diagnostic tests and treatment in Kenyan hospitals.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0008977.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. GARCIA LN, Destito Soljan A, Moroni S, Falk N, et al
    Congenital syphilis in Argentina: Experience in a pediatric hospital.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009010.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. BUYSSE M, Duhayon M, Cantet F, Bonazzi M, et al
    Vector competence of the African argasid tick Ornithodoros moubata for the Q fever agent Coxiella burnetii.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009008.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. ARNAIZ MR, Iglesias MS, Franco JI, Arzamendia L, et al
    Status and forecast of leprosy in the still endemic province of Formosa in northern Argentina.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0008881.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. BROSSCHOT TP, Lawrence KM, Moeller BE, Kennedy MHE, et al
    Impaired host resistance to Salmonella during helminth co-infection is restored by anthelmintic treatment prior to bacterial challenge.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009052.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. LIU Q, Yang D, Qiu B, Martinez L, et al
    Drug resistance gene mutations and treatment outcomes in MDR-TB: A prospective study in Eastern China.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009068.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. VAN'T NOORDENDE AT, Lisam S, Ruthindartri P, Sadiq A, et al
    Leprosy perceptions and knowledge in endemic districts in India and Indonesia: Differences and commonalities.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009031.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. GOVINDASAMY K, Jacob I, Solomon RM, Darlong J, et al
    Burden of depression and anxiety among leprosy affected and associated factors-A cross sectional study from India.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009030.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. HAYNES AM, Fernandez M, Romeis E, Mitja O, et al
    Transcriptional and immunological analysis of the putative outer membrane protein and vaccine candidate TprL of Treponema pallidum.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0008812.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. SENYONJO L, Downs P, Schmidt E, Bailey R, et al
    Lessons learned for surveillance strategies for trachoma elimination as a public health problem, from the evaluation of approaches utilised by Guinea worm and onchocerciasis programmes: A literature review.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009082.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. MULLER K, Dassen S, Holowachuk S, Zwirglmaier K, et al
    Pulse-Controlled Amplification-A new powerful tool for on-site diagnostics under resource limited conditions.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009114.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  57. MUSUUZA JS, Watson L, Parmasad V, Putman-Buehler N, et al
    Prevalence and outcomes of co-infection and superinfection with SARS-CoV-2 and other pathogens: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251170.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. WOOD RC, Andama A, Hermansky G, Burkot S, et al
    Characterization of oral swab samples for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251422.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. HIRSCH-MOVERMAN Y, Howard AA, Mantell JE, Lebelo L, et al
    Improving child tuberculosis contact identification and screening in Lesotho: Results from a mixed-methods cluster-randomized implementation science study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248516.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. KABIR S, Parash MTH, Emran NA, Hossain ABMT, et al
    Diagnostic challenges and Gene-Xpert utility in detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis among suspected cases of Pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251858.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. SUDATIP D, Chasiri K, Kritiyakan A, Phanprasit W, et al
    A One Health approach to assessing occupational exposure to antimicrobial resistance in Thailand: The FarmResist project.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245250.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  62. LABUDA JC, Pham OH, Depew CE, Fong KD, et al
    Circulating immunity protects the female reproductive tract from Chlamydia infection.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. DROTT MT, Rush TA, Satterlee TR, Giannone RJ, et al
    Microevolution in the pansecondary metabolome of Aspergillus flavus and its potential macroevolutionary implications for filamentous fungi.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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