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1 Am J Med
1 Am J Public Health
1 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
1 Am J Trop Med Hyg
5 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
5 BMC Pediatr
1 Chest
3 Clin Infect Dis
4 Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis
1 Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
1 Infect Immun
3 J Bacteriol
1 J Biol Chem
1 J Clin Microbiol
1 Lancet
1 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
3 PLoS Comput Biol
2 PLoS Genet
6 PLoS Negl Trop Dis
16 PLoS One
7 PLoS Pathog
1 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

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    Am J Med

  1. KOBAYASHI T, Higgins Y, Melia MT, Auwaerter PG, et al
    Mistaken Identity: Many Diagnoses are Frequently Misattributed to Lyme Disease.
    Am J Med. 2022;135:503-511.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Public Health

  2. ONWUBIKO UN, Yoon JC, Ajoku S, Khan AN, et al
    Homeless Shelters: HIV Testing During the Atlanta Tuberculosis Outbreak (2008-2018).
    Am J Public Health. 2022 Apr 14:e1-e5. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2022.306801.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  3. BUCSAN AN, Veatch A, Singh DK, Akter S, et al
    Response to Hypoxia and the Ensuing Dysregulation of Inflammation Impacts Mycobacterium tuberculosis Pathogenicity.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 Apr 12. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202112-2747.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Trop Med Hyg

  4. SHIMIZU H, Yamamoto H, Hiramoto N, Nishioka H, et al
    Case Report: Pulmonary Tuberculosis Accompanied by Pure Red Cell Aplasia and Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2022 Apr 11. pii: tpmd210986. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0986.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  5. ZHANG T, Yu X, Wen S, Xue Y, et al
    Bone Penetration of Cycloserine in Osteoarticular Tuberculosis Patients of China.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Apr 11:e0222421. doi: 10.1128/aac.02224.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. CHAUHAN U, Barth VC, Woychik NA
    tRNA(fMet) Inactivating Mycobacterium tuberculosis VapBC Toxin-Antitoxin Systems as Therapeutic Targets.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Apr 11:e0189621. doi: 10.1128/aac.01896.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. GARCIA-PRATS AJ, Frias M, van der Laan L, De Leon A, et al
    Delamanid Added to an Optimized Background Regimen in Children with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Results of a Phase I/II Clinical Trial.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Apr 11:e0214421. doi: 10.1128/aac.02144.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. CAFFREY AR, Appaneal HJ, LaPlante KL, Lopes VV, et al
    Impact of Clopidogrel on Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: a National Retrospective Cohort Study.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Apr 13:e0211721. doi: 10.1128/aac.02117.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. EICHENSEHER F, Herpers BL, Badoux P, Leyva-Castillo JM, et al
    Linker-Improved Chimeric Endolysin Selectively Kills Staphylococcus aureus In Vitro, on Reconstituted Human Epidermis, and in a Murine Model of Skin Infection.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Apr 13:e0227321. doi: 10.1128/aac.02273.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Pediatr

  10. DIEZ S, Renner M, Bahlinger V, Hartmann A, et al
    Increased expression of OLFM4 and lysozyme during necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates: an observational research study.
    BMC Pediatr. 2022;22:192.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. JATSHO J
    An unusual presentation of scrub typhus in a child: a case report.
    BMC Pediatr. 2022;22:77.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. NOORBAKHSH KA, Ramgopal S, Rixe NS, Dunnick J, et al
    Risk-stratification in febrile infants 29 to 60 days old: a cost-effectiveness analysis.
    BMC Pediatr. 2022;22:79.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. GUITART C, Alejandre C, Bobillo-Perez S, Girona-Alarcon M, et al
    Risk factors and incidence of invasive bacterial infection in severe bronchiolitis: the RICOIB prospective study.
    BMC Pediatr. 2022;22:140.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. VICTORIA TSR, Yong-Kwang OG, Pin LK, Sashikumar G, et al
    Pyrexia in a young infant - is height of fever associated with serious bacterial infection?
    BMC Pediatr. 2022;22:188.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  15. JUNG HI, Kim SA, Kim HJ, Yim JJ, et al
    Anxiety and Depression in Patients With Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease: A Prospective Cohort Study in South Korea.
    Chest. 2022;161:918-926.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

  16. NARAYANAN S, Chua JV, Baddley JW
    COVID-19 associated Mucormycosis (CAM): risk factors and mechanisms of disease.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 22. pii: 6356215. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. ONG'UTI S, Czech M, Robilotti E, Holubar M, et al
    Cefiderocol: A New Cephalosporin Stratagem Against Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022;74:1303-1312.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. GEISLER WM, Hocking JS, Darville T, Batteiger BE, et al
    Diagnosis and Management of Uncomplicated Chlamydia trachomatis Infections in Adolescents and Adults: Summary of Evidence Reviewed for the 2021 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment Guidelines.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022;74.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis

  19. YAMADA T, Minami K, Oda K, Suzuki K, et al
    Probability of target attainment of oral antimicrobials for Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae based on Monte Carlo simulations.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115662.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. KHODER M, Rafei R, Osman M, Kassem II, et al
    Emergence of a Neisseria flavescens clinical strain with a high level of third-generation cephalosporins resistance in Lebanon.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115660.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. ZHU X, Zhao Y, Zhu C, Wang Y, et al
    Rapid detection of cagA-positive Helicobacter pylori based on duplex recombinase aided amplification combined with lateral flow dipstick assay.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115661.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. PIETIKAINEN A, Backman I, Henningsson AJ, Hytonen J, et al
    Clinical performance and analytical accuracy of a C6 peptide-based point-of-care lateral flow immunoassay in Lyme borreliosis serology.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115657.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

  23. NORDMANN P, Sadek M, Poirel L, Chakraborty T, et al
    Fosfomycin as a salvage therapy for treating urinary tract infections due to multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022 Feb 3. pii: 10.1007/s10096-022-04412.

    Infect Immun

  24. KUMAR A, Singh PK, Ahmed Z, Singh S, et al
    Essential Role of NLRP3 Inflammasome in Mediating IL-1beta Production and the Pathobiology of Staphylococcus aureus Endophthalmitis.
    Infect Immun. 2022 Apr 11:e0010322. doi: 10.1128/iai.00103.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Bacteriol

  25. BAKER JL, Tang X, LaBonte S, Uranga C, et al
    mucG, mucH, and mucI Modulate Production of Mutanocyclin and Reutericyclins in Streptococcus mutans B04Sm5.
    J Bacteriol. 2022 Apr 11:e0004222. doi: 10.1128/jb.00042.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. ANBALAGAN S, Sadlon J, Weaver K
    Regulation of Mannitol Metabolism in Enterococcus faecalis and Association with parEF0409 Toxin-Antitoxin Locus Function.
    J Bacteriol. 2022 Apr 11:e0004722. doi: 10.1128/jb.00047.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. GOH KGK, Sullivan MJ, Ulett GC
    The Copper Resistome of Group B Streptococcus Reveals Insight into the Genetic Basis of Cellular Survival during Metal Ion Stress.
    J Bacteriol. 2022 Apr 11:e0006822. doi: 10.1128/jb.00068.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Biol Chem

  28. ZAMBONI V, Barelier S, Dixon R, Galley NF, et al
    Molecular basis for substrate recognition and septum cleavage by AtlA, the major N-acetylglucosaminidase of Enterococcus faecalis.
    J Biol Chem. 2022 Apr 7:101915. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2022.101915.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Microbiol

  29. BADALI H, Canete-Gibas C, McCarthy D, Patterson H, et al
    Species Distribution and Antifungal Susceptibilities of Aspergillus Section Fumigati Isolates in Clinical Samples from the United States.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2022 Apr 11:e0028022. doi: 10.1128/jcm.00280.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  30. KANUNGO S, Azman AS, Ramamurthy T, Deen J, et al
    Lancet. 2022;399:1429-1440.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep

  31. BONNER KE, Carter M, Zielinski C, Morey K, et al
    Notes from the Field: Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Outbreak at a Child Care Center - Oregon, August 2021.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2022;71:527.

    PLoS Comput Biol

  32. YAESOUBI R, Cohen T, Hsu K, Gift TL, et al
    Evaluating spatially adaptive guidelines for the treatment of gonorrhea to reduce the incidence of gonococcal infection and increase the effective lifespan of antibiotics.
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2022;18:e1009842.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. LOCHEN A, Truscott JE, Croucher NJ
    Analysing pneumococcal invasiveness using Bayesian models of pathogen progression rates.
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2022;18:e1009389.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. GODIJK NG, Bootsma MCJ, van Werkhoven HC, Schweitzer VA, et al
    Does plasmid-based beta-lactam resistance increase E. coli infections: Modelling addition and replacement mechanisms.
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2022;18:e1009875.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Genet

  35. LEMOS ROCHA LF, Peters K, Biboy J, Depelteau JS, et al
    The VarA-CsrA regulatory pathway influences cell shape in Vibrio cholerae.
    PLoS Genet. 2022;18:e1010143.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. MYERS AN, Lawhon SD, Diesel AB, Bradley CW, et al
    An ancient haplotype containing antimicrobial peptide gene variants is associated with severe fungal skin disease in Persian cats.
    PLoS Genet. 2022;18:e1010062.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  37. ZANG X, Ke W, Wang L, Wu H, et al
    Molecular epidemiology and microbiological characteristics of Cryptococcus gattii VGII isolates from China.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010078.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. FORTES-GABRIEL E, Guedes MS, Shetty A, Gomes CK, et al
    Enzyme immunoassays (EIA) for serodiagnosis of human leptospirosis: specific IgG3/IgG1 isotyping may further inform diagnosis of acute disease.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010241.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. FORNACE KM, Senyonjo L, Martin DL, Gwyn S, et al
    Characterising spatial patterns of neglected tropical disease transmission using integrated sero-surveillance in Northern Ghana.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010227.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. DYSON ZA, Malau E, Horwood PF, Ford R, et al
    Whole genome sequence analysis of Salmonella Typhi in Papua New Guinea reveals an established population of genotype 2.1.7 sensitive to antimicrobials.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010306.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. ABOE A, Joof BM, Kanyi SK, Hydara A, et al
    The Gambia has eliminated trachoma as a public health problem: Challenges and successes.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010282.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. MARTOS-CASADO G, Vives-Cases C, Gil-Gonzalez D
    Community intervention programmes with people affected by leprosy: Listening to the voice of professionals.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010335.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  43. ROJAS LJ, Yasmin M, Benjamino J, Marshall SM, et al
    Genomic heterogeneity underlies multidrug resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A population-level analysis beyond susceptibility testing.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0265129.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. ATNAFU A, Desta K, Girma S, Hailu D, et al
    Integration of cytopathology with molecular tests to improve the lab diagnosis for TBLN suspected patients.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0265499.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. SIM BZ, Conway L, Smith LK, Fairhead L, et al
    The aetiology and clinical characteristics of cryptococcal infections in Far North Queensland, tropical Australia.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0265739.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. KELLEY M, Paulines MJ, Yoshida G, Myers R, et al
    Ionizing radiation and chemical oxidant exposure impacts on Cryptococcus neoformans transfer RNAs.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266239.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. BYRNE AQ, Waddle AW, Saenz V, Ohmer M, et al
    Host species is linked to pathogen genotype for the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis).
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0261047.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. FREUDENBERGER CATANZARO KC, Lahmers KK, Allen IC, Inzana TJ, et al
    Alginate microencapsulation of an attenuated O-antigen mutant of Francisella tularensis LVS as a model for a vaccine delivery vehicle.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0259807.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. KONTOWICZ E, Brown G, Torner J, Carrel M, et al
    Inclusion of environmentally themed search terms improves Elastic net regression nowcasts of regional Lyme disease rates.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0251165.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. HAMEED A, Ketley JM, Woodacre A, Machado LR, et al
    Molecular and in silico typing of the lipooligosaccharide biosynthesis gene cluster in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0265585.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. ELMAGZOUB WA, Idris SM, Isameldin M, Arabi N, et al
    Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and microbiome profile of patients in a referral gastrointestinal diseases centre in the Sudan.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266533.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. HANIF M, Ameer N, Ahmad QU, Aziz M, et al
    Improved solubility and corneal permeation of PEGylated curcumin complex used for the treatment of ophthalmic bacterial infections.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0258355.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. GAULTIER GN, Nix EB, Thorgrimson J, Boreham D, et al
    Naturally acquired antibodies against 7 Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in Indigenous and non-Indigenous adults.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0267051.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. WHITE S, Mutula AC, Buroko MM, Heath T, et al
    How does handwashing behaviour change in response to a cholera outbreak? A qualitative case study in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266849.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. RAHIMI BA, Ishaq N, Mudaser GM, Taylor WR, et al
    Outcome of acute bacterial meningitis among children in Kandahar, Afghanistan: A prospective observational cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0265487.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. WALLES J, Otero LG, Tesfaye F, Abera A, et al
    Tuberculosis infection and stillbirth in Ethiopia-A prospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0261972.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. VOGT NA, Hetman BM, Vogt AA, Pearl DL, et al
    Using whole-genome sequence data to examine the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli from wild meso-mammals and environmental sources on swine farms, conservation areas, and the Grand River watershed in southern Ontario, Canada
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266829.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. ZHANG J, Rong C, Yan C, Chen J, et al
    Risk factors of furazolidone-associated fever.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0266763.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Pathog

  59. SCHMIDINGER B, Petri K, Lettl C, Li H, et al
    Helicobacter pylori binds human Annexins via Lipopolysaccharide to interfere with Toll-like Receptor 4 signaling.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010326.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. WEDDLE EA, Koseoglu VK, DeVasure BA, Agaisse HF, et al
    The type three secretion system effector protein IpgB1 promotes Shigella flexneri cell-to-cell spread through double-membrane vacuole escape.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010380.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. ANDERSON MT, Himpsl SD, Mitchell LA, Kingsley LG, et al
    Identification of distinct capsule types associated with Serratia marcescens infection isolates.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010423.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. PETERS DT, Reifs A, Alonso-Caballero A, Madkour A, et al
    Unraveling the molecular determinants of the anti-phagocytic protein cloak of plague bacteria.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010447.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. LEMBERG C, Martinez de San Vicente K, Frois-Martins R, Altmeier S, et al
    Candida albicans commensalism in the oral mucosa is favoured by limited virulence and metabolic adaptation.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010012.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  64. SULTAN AS, Theofilou VI, Alfaifi A, Montelongo-Jauregui D, et al
    Is Candida albicans an opportunistic oncogenic pathogen?
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010413.

  65. PERITORE-GALVE FC, Shupe JA, Cave RJ, Childress KO, et al
    Glucosyltransferase-dependent and independent effects of Clostridioides difficile toxins during infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010323.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  66. ANDRADES VALTUENA A, Neumann GU, Spyrou MA, Musralina L, et al
    Stone Age Yersinia pestis genomes shed light on the early evolution, diversity, and ecology of plague.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022;119:e2116722119.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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