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1 Am J Trop Med Hyg
4 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
1 Chest
3 Clin Infect Dis
5 Curr Microbiol
1 Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis
9 Infect Immun
1 J Clin Microbiol
4 J Immunol
2 J Med Microbiol
1 J Virol
1 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
3 N Engl J Med
1 Neurology
10 PLoS One
6 PLoS Pathog
1 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

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    Am J Trop Med Hyg

  1. NIGAM H, Gambhir S, Pandey S, Garg RK, et al
    18FDG-Positron Emission Tomography in patients with Tuberculous Meningitis: A Prospective Evaluation.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Jul 19. pii: tpmd210102. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0102.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  2. YU W, Buhari Y, Wang S, Tian X, et al
    Sterilizing Effects of Novel Regimens Containing TB47, Clofazimine and Linezolid in a Murine Model of Tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Jul 19:AAC0070621. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00706.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. VAN SCHIE L, Borgers K, Michielsen G, Plets E, et al
    Exploration of synergistic action of cell wall-degrading enzymes against Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Jul 19:AAC0065921. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00659.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. HANDELMAN M, Morogovsky A, Liu W, Ben-Ami R, et al
    Triazole resistant Aspergillus fumigatus in an Israeli patient with Chronic Cavitary Pulmonary Aspergillosis due to a novel E306K Substitution in Hmg1.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Jul 19:AAC0108921. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01089.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. GOMIS-FONT MA, Pitart C, Del Barrio-Tofino E, Zboromyrska Y, et al
    Emergence of Resistance to Novel Cephalosporin-beta-Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations through the Modification of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa MexCD-OprJ Efflux Pump.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021;65:e0008921.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  6. PASULA S, Chandrasekar P
    Spontaneous Hemoptysis in a Patient With COVID-19.
    Chest. 2021;160:e39-e44.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

  7. RADTKE KK, Hesseling AC, Winckler JL, Draper HR, et al
    Moxifloxacin pharmacokinetics, cardiac safety, and dosing for the treatment of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in children.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 21. pii: 6324883. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. TAVAZIVA G, Harris M, Abidi SK, Geric C, et al
    Chest X-ray analysis with deep learning-based software as a triage test for pulmonary tuberculosis: an individual patient data meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 21. pii: 6324830. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. VAN DER VAART TW, Prins JM, Soetekouw R, van Twillert G, et al
    Prediction rules for ruling out endocarditis in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 16. pii: 6323152. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Curr Microbiol

  10. SA RB, Zhang JL, Sun JZ, Gao YX, et al
    Colonization Characteristics of Poplar Fungal Disease Biocontrol Bacteria N6-34 and the Inhibitory Effect on Pathogenic Fungi by Real-Time Fluorescence Quantitative PCR Detection.
    Curr Microbiol. 2021;78:2916-2925.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. DE MELO RT, Dumont CF, Braz RF, Monteiro GP, et al
    Genotypical Relationship Between Human and Poultry Strains of Campylobacter jejuni.
    Curr Microbiol. 2021;78:2980-2988.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. POESTER VR, Munhoz LS, Benelli JL, Klafke GB, et al
    Synergism of Nikkomycin Z in Combination with Diphenyl Diselenide Against Sporothrix spp.
    Curr Microbiol. 2021;78:2905-2909.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. HOU S, Zhang J, Ma X, Hong Q, et al
    Role of rgsA in Oxidative Stress Resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
    Curr Microbiol. 2021;78:3133-3141.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. LIU Y, Li Z, Wang S, Zhang C, et al
    Aspergillus fumigatus Induces the Release of IL-8 and MCP-1 by Activating Nuclear Transcription Through Dectin-1 and CR3 Receptors in Alveolar Epithelial Cells.
    Curr Microbiol. 2021 Jul 16. pii: 10.1007/s00284-021-02534.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis

  15. HUANG DB, Sader HS, Rhomberg PR, Gaukel E, et al
    Anti-staphylococcal lysin, LSVT-1701, activity: In vitro susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) clinical isolates from around the world collected from 2002 to 2019.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115471.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Infect Immun

  16. DELA CRUZ EJ, Fiedler TL, Liu C, Munch MM, et al
    Genetic Variation in Toll-Like Receptor 5 and Colonization with Flagellated Bacterial Vaginosis-Associated Bacteria.
    Infect Immun. 2021;89.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. OLSON RM, Dhariwala MO, Mitchell WJ, Skyberg JA, et al
    Modification of the Pulmonary MyD88 Inflammatory Response Underlies the Role of the Yersinia pestis Pigmentation Locus in Primary Pneumonic Plague.
    Infect Immun. 2021;89.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. WATSON VE, Hazen TH, Rasko DA, Jacob ME, et al
    Comparative Genomics of Atypical Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli from Kittens and Children Identifies Bacterial Factors Associated with Virulence in Kittens.
    Infect Immun. 2021;89.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. HALL ER, O'Dowd A, Rollenhagen JE, Espinoza N, et al
    Establishment and Validation of Pathogenic CS17(+) and CS19(+) Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Challenge Models in the New World Primate Aotus nancymaae.
    Infect Immun. 2021;89.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. WOLF MA, Boehm DT, DeJong MA, Wong TY, et al
    Intranasal immunization with acellular pertussis vaccines results in long-term immunity to Bordetella pertussis in mice.
    Infect Immun. 2020 Dec 14. pii: IAI.00607-20. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00607.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. LI J, Liu S, Su Y, Ren J, et al
    Acetylation of PhoP K88 Is Involved in Regulating Salmonella Virulence.
    Infect Immun. 2021;89.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. KURUKULASURIYA SP, Patterson MH, Hill JE
    Slipped-Strand Mispairing in the Gene Encoding Sialidase NanH3 in Gardnerella spp.
    Infect Immun. 2021;89.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. MARTINEZ-SANGUINE AY, D'Alessandro B, Langleib M, Traglia GM, et al
    Salmonella enterica Serovars Dublin and Enteritidis Comparative Proteomics Reveals Differential Expression of Proteins Involved in Stress Resistance, Virulence, and Anaerobic Metabolism.
    Infect Immun. 2021;89.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. ZHOU Z, Tian Q, Wang L, Xue M, et al
    Chlamydia spreads to the large intestine lumen via multiple pathways.
    Infect Immun. 2021 Jul 19:IAI0025421. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00254.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Microbiol

  25. ZHANG SX, Balada-Llasat JM, Pancholi P, Sullivan KV, et al
    COVID-associated pulmonary aspergillosis in the US: is it rare or have we missed the diagnosis?
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Jul 21:JCM0113521. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01135.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Immunol

  26. MATSUNAGA Y, Clark T, Wanek AG, Bitoun JP, et al
    Intestinal IL-17R Signaling Controls Secretory IgA and Oxidase Balance in Citrobacter rodentium Infection.
    J Immunol. 2021;206:766-775.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. RISSIEK B, Heeren J, Koch-Nolte F, Mittrucker HW, et al
    Comment on "Mice Lacking the Purinergic Receptor P2X5 Exhibit Defective Inflammasome Activation and Early Susceptibility to Listeria monocytogenes".
    J Immunol. 2021;206:667.

  28. WALSH MC, Jeong YH, Choi Y
    Response to Comment on "Mice Lacking the Purinergic Receptor P2X5 Exhibit Defective Inflammasome Activation and Early Susceptibility to Listeria monocytogenes".
    J Immunol. 2021;206:667-668.

  29. HOOK JS, Patel PA, O'Malley A, Xie L, et al
    Lipoproteins from Staphylococcus aureus Drive Neutrophil Extracellular Trap Formation in a TLR2/1- and PAD-Dependent Manner.
    J Immunol. 2021 Jul 21. pii: jimmunol.2100283. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2100283.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Microbiol

  30. CHEN HY, Chuang CC, Chou YC, Hsu WJ, et al
    Rapid typing of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Acinetobacter nosocomialis by multiplex Pan- and OXA-PCR assays.
    J Med Microbiol. 2021;70.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. AL MUSAWI S, Ur Rahman J, Aljaroodi SA, AlShammari L, et al
    mCIM test as a reliable assay for the detection of CRE in the Gulf region.
    J Med Microbiol. 2021;70.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Virol

  32. KORN AM, Hillhouse AE, Sun L, Gill JJ, et al
    Comparative Genomics of Three Novel Jumbo Bacteriophages Infecting Staphylococcus aureus.
    J Virol. 2021 Jul 21:JVI0239120. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02391.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep

  33. LYMAN M, Forsberg K, Reuben J, Dang T, et al
    Notes from the Field: Transmission of Pan-Resistant and Echinocandin-Resistant Candida auris in Health Care Facilities - Texas and the District of Columbia, January-April 2021.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021;70:1022-1023.

    N Engl J Med

  34. WARREN RB, Blauvelt A, Bagel J, Papp KA, et al
    Bimekizumab versus Adalimumab in Plaque Psoriasis.
    N Engl J Med. 2021 Apr 23. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2102388.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. REICH K, Warren RB, Lebwohl M, Gooderham M, et al
    Bimekizumab versus Secukinumab in Plaque Psoriasis.
    N Engl J Med. 2021 Apr 23. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2102383.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. CIARANELLO AL, Tran KM, Audin CR, Anahtar MN, et al
    Case 21-2021: A 33-Year-Old Pregnant Woman with Fever, Abdominal Pain, and Headache.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:265-274.


  37. DESSY A, Berger S, Kumar A, Grossman SN, et al
    Clinical Reasoning: A 29-Year-Old Man With Fevers and Rapidly Progressive Cranial Neuropathies.
    Neurology. 2021;97:95-98.

    PLoS One

  38. MEYER M, Bacha N, Tesfaye T, Alemayehu Y, et al
    Wheat rust epidemics damage Ethiopian wheat production: A decade of field disease surveillance reveals national-scale trends in past outbreaks.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245697.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. LEUL A, Hailu T, Abraham L, Bayray A, et al
    Innovative approach for potential scale-up to jump-start simplified management of sick young infants with possible serious bacterial infection when a referral is not feasible: Findings from implementation research.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244192.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. MANDAL P, Lyons JD, Burd EM, Koval M, et al
    Integrated evaluation of lung disease in single animals.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246270.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. CATANO-CORREA JC, Cardona-Arias JA, Porras Mancilla JP, Garcia MT, et al
    Bacterial superinfection in adults with COVID-19 hospitalized in two clinics in Medellin-Colombia, 2020.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254671.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Candida albicans exhibit two classes of cell surface binding sites for serum albumin defined by their affinity, abundance and prospective role in interkingdom signalling.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254593.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. SHITTU AO, Adesoji T, Udo EE
    DNA microarray analysis of Staphylococcus aureus from Nigeria and South Africa.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0237124.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. SONG J, Dong H, Xu F, Wang Y, et al
    The association of severe anemia, red blood cell transfusion and necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254810.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. SALCEDO J, Rosales M, Kim JS, Nuno D, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of artificial intelligence monitoring for active tuberculosis treatment: A modeling study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254950.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. PHUMTHANAKORN N, Schwendener S, Dona V, Chanchaithong P, et al
    Genomic insights into methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolates from dogs and humans of the same sequence types reveals diversity in prophages and pathogenicity islands.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254382.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. TUN ZM, Fisher DA, Salmon S, Tam CC, et al
    Ward-level factors associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus acquisition-an electronic medical records study in Singapore.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254852.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Pathog

  48. HENNEMANN LC, LaFayette SL, Malet JK, Bortolotti P, et al
    LasR-deficient Pseudomonas aeruginosa variants increase airway epithelial mICAM-1 expression and enhance neutrophilic lung inflammation.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009375.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. FROST LR, Cheng JKJ, Unnikrishnan M
    Clostridioides difficile biofilms: A mechanism of persistence in the gut?
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009348.

  50. BRIARD B, Malireddi RKS, Kanneganti TD
    Role of inflammasomes/pyroptosis and PANoptosis during fungal infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009358.

  51. RISTOW LC, Davis JM
    The granuloma in cryptococcal disease.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009342.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. ALONSO-MONGE R, Gresnigt MS, Roman E, Hube B, et al
    Candida albicans colonization of the gastrointestinal tract: A double-edged sword.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009710.

  53. BREWER SM, Twittenhoff C, Kortmann J, Brubaker SW, et al
    A Salmonella Typhi RNA thermosensor regulates virulence factors and innate immune evasion in response to host temperature.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009345.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  54. XI R, Montague J, Lin X, Lu C, et al
    Up-regulation of gasdermin C in mouse small intestine is associated with lytic cell death in enterocytes in worm-induced type 2 immunity.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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