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    January 2021
  1. AHMAD N, Baharom M, Aizuddin AN, Ramli R, et al
    Sex-related differences in smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Prevalence and associated factors.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245304.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. HASSUNA NA, El Feky M, Hussein AARM, Mahmoud MA, et al
    Interleukin-18 and interferon-gamma single nucleotide polymorphisms in Egyptian patients with tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244949.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. MARIN AV, Rastogi N, Couvin D, Mape V, et al
    First approach to the population structure of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in the indigenous population in Puerto Narino-Amazonas, Colombia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245084.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. KIM J, Park BG, Lim DH, Jang WS, et al
    Development and evaluation of a multiplex loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and non-tuberculosis mycobacterium in clinical samples.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244753.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. SHANKAR S U, Kumar AMV, Venkateshmurthy NS, Nair D, et al
    Implementation of the new integrated algorithm for diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Karnataka State, India: How well are we doing?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244785.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. ASEMAHAGN MA, Alene GD, Yimer SA
    Spatial-temporal clustering of notified pulmonary tuberculosis and its predictors in East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245378.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. SHOJI M, Sugimoto M, Matsuno K, Fujita Y, et al
    A novel aqueous extract from rice fermented with Aspergillus oryzae and Saccharomyces cerevisiae possesses an anti-influenza A virus activity.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244885.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. PAUL S, Dadwal R, Singh S, Shaw D, et al
    Rapid detection of ERG11 polymorphism associated azole resistance in Candida tropicalis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245160.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. SAHIN-TOTH J, Kovacs E, Tothpal A, Juhasz J, et al
    Whole genome sequencing of coagulase positive staphylococci from a dog-and-owner screening survey.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245351.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. KHALIQ A, Ravindran R, Afzal S, Jena PK, et al
    Gut microbiome dysbiosis and correlation with blood biomarkers in active-tuberculosis in endemic setting.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245534.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. THAYER MB, Parish T
    Phenoxyalkylimidazoles with an oxadiazole moiety are subject to efflux in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0239353.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. OLADIMEJI O, Adepoju V, Anyiam FE, San JE, et al
    Treatment outcomes of drug susceptible Tuberculosis in private health facilities in Lagos, South-West Nigeria.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244581.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. ARNOLD ME, Courcier EA, Stringer LA, McCormick CM, et al
    A Bayesian analysis of a Test and Vaccinate or Remove study to control bovine tuberculosis in badgers (Meles meles).
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246141.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. CHUNG HS, Bae S, Kim I, Ahn HY, et al
    Unexpected exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis during bronchoscopy using radial probe endobronchial ultrasound.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246371.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. DAGNE B, Desta K, Fekade R, Amare M, et al
    The Epidemiology of first and second-line drug-resistance Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex common species: Evidence from selected TB treatment initiating centers in Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245687.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. LOPEZ K, Arriaga MB, Aliaga JG, Barreda NN, et al
    Dysglycemia is associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineages in tuberculosis patients of North Lima-Peru.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0243184.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. SORSA A, Kaso M
    Diagnostic performance of GeneXpert in tuberculosis-HIV co-infected patients at Asella Teaching and Referral Hospital, Southeastern Ethiopia: A cross sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0242205.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. HARIMURTI K, Saldi SRF, Dewiasty E, Alfarizi T, et al
    Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage and antibiotic susceptibility among Indonesian pilgrims during the Hajj pilgrimage in 2015.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246122.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. XIA T, Chen J, Rui J, Li J, et al
    What affected Chinese parents' decisions about tuberculosis (TB) treatment: Implications based on a cross-sectional survey.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245691.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. GAUTAM N, Karki RR, Khanam R
    Knowledge on tuberculosis and utilization of DOTS service by tuberculosis patients in Lalitpur District, Nepal.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245686.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. ADAM RZ, Khan SB
    Antimicrobial efficacy of silver nanoparticles against Candida albicans: A systematic review protocol.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245811.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. LIM RK, Semitala FC, Atuhumuza E, Sabiti L, et al
    Patient choice improves self-efficacy and intention to complete tuberculosis preventive therapy in a routine HIV program setting in Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246113.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. SHIN HJ, Chang JS, Kim MS, Koh BG, et al
    Hypersensitivity reactions to multiple anti-tuberculosis drugs.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246291.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. PREDA M, Mihai MM, Popa LI, Ditu LM, et al
    Phenotypic and genotypic virulence features of staphylococcal strains isolated from difficult-to-treat skin and soft tissue infections.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246478.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. KHAN MS, Rego S, Rajal JB, Bond V, et al
    Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on tuberculosis and HIV services: A cross-sectional survey of 669 health professionals in 64 low and middle-income countries.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244936.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. DE MENDONCA EB, Schmaltz CA, Sant'Anna FM, Vizzoni AG, et al
    Anemia in tuberculosis cases: A biomarker of severity?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245458.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. WANG N, Qi F, Yu H, Yestrepsky BD, et al
    Physicochemical properties and formulation development of a novel compound inhibiting Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246408.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. SOEROTO AY, Pratiwi C, Santoso P, Lestari BW, et al
    Factors affecting outcome of longer regimen multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in West Java Indonesia: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246284.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. HOLT DC, Harris TM, Hughes JT, Lilliebridge R, et al
    Longitudinal whole-genome based comparison of carriage and infection associated Staphylococcus aureus in northern Australian dialysis clinics.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245790.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. YUEN CM, Millones AK, Puma D, Jimenez J, et al
    Closing delivery gaps in the treatment of tuberculosis infection: Lessons from implementation research in Peru.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247411.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. OSTENDORF SB, Kampman CJG, Hoebe CJPA, van der Velden J, et al
    Consultation rate and chlamydia positivity among ethnic minority clients at STI clinics in the Netherlands.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247130.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. KASSA GM, Merid MW, Muluneh AG, Wolde HF, et al
    Comparing the impact of genotypic based diagnostic algorithm on time to treatment initiation and treatment outcomes among drug-resistant tuberculosis patients in Amhara region, Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246938.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. NAZNEEN A, Tarannum S, Chowdhury KIA, Islam MT, et al
    Implementation status of national tuberculosis infection control guidelines in Bangladeshi hospitals.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246923.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. EDWARDS BD, Edwards J, Cooper R, Kunimoto D, et al
    Rifampin-resistant/multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis in Alberta, Canada: Epidemiology and treatment outcomes in a low-incidence setting.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246993.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. LEE J, Yoon Y, Kim EJ, Lee D, et al
    23-valent polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23)-targeted serotype-specific identification of Streptococcus pneumoniae using the loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) method.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246699.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. ISLAM MN, Khan MK, Khan MFR, Kostoulas P, et al
    Risk factors and true prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in Bangladesh.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247838.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. NZILA A, Musa MM, Sankara S, Al-Momani M, et al
    Degradation of benzo[a]pyrene by halophilic bacterial strain Staphylococcus haemoliticus strain 10SBZ1A.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247723.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. HENNEBERG M, Holloway-Kew K, Lucas T
    Human major infections: Tuberculosis, treponematoses, leprosy-A paleopathological perspective of their evolution.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0243687.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. FANG Y, Ma Y, Lu Q, Sun J, et al
    An outbreak of pulmonary tuberculosis and a follow-up investigation of latent tuberculosis in a high school in an eastern city in China, 2016-2019.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247564.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. AKINDUTI AP, Osiyemi JA, Banjo TT, Ejilude O, et al
    Clonal diversity and spatial dissemination of multi-antibiotics resistant Staphylococcus aureus pathotypes in Southwest Nigeria.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247013.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. MOHAMMAD H, Abutaleb NS, Dieterly AM, Lyle LT, et al
    Evaluation of ebselen in resolving a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection of pressure ulcers in obese and diabetic mice.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247508.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. LAZARUS G, Tjoa K, Iskandar AWB, Louisa M, et al
    The effect of human immunodeficiency virus infection on adverse events during treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248017.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. LANDSMAN D, Abdelbasit A, Wang C, Guerzhoy M, et al
    Cohort profile: St. Michael's Hospital Tuberculosis Database (SMH-TB), a retrospective cohort of electronic health record data and variables extracted using natural language processing.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247872.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. TOMAZ APO, Raboni SM, Kussen GMB, da Silva Nogueira K, et al
    The Xpert(R) MTB/RIF diagnostic test for pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis in immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients: Benefits and experiences over 2 years in different clinical contexts.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247185.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. LOUBET P, Koumar Y, Lechiche C, Cellier N, et al
    Clinical features and outcome of Streptococcus agalactiae bone and joint infections over a 6-year period in a French university hospital.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248231.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. THOMAS A, Chothe S, Byukusenge M, Mathews T, et al
    Prevalence and distribution of multilocus sequence types of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from bulk tank milk and cows with mastitis in Pennsylvania.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248528.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. BIERMANN O, Kluppelberg R, Lonnroth K, Viney K, et al
    'A double-edged sword': Perceived benefits and harms of active case-finding for people with presumptive tuberculosis and communities-A qualitative study based on expert interviews.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. BALDWIN SL, Reese VA, Larsen SE, Beebe E, et al
    Prophylactic efficacy against Mycobacterium tuberculosis using ID93 and lipid-based adjuvant formulations in the mouse model.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247990.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. ALNAJJAR S, Sitthicharoenchai P, Gallup J, Ackermann M, et al
    Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 22F infection in respiratory syncytial virus infected neonatal lambs enhances morbidity.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0235026.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. SPEKKER O, Hunt DR, Berthon W, Paja L, et al
    Tracking down the White Plague. Chapter three: Revision of endocranial abnormally pronounced digital impressions as paleopathological diagnostic criteria for tuberculous meningitis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249020.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. HOHLFELD ASJ, Mathebula L, Pienaar ED, Abrams A, et al
    Tuberculosis treatment intervention trials in Africa: A cross-sectional bibliographic study and spatial analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248621.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. OHENE SA, Bonsu F, Adusi-Poku Y, Dzata F, et al
    Case finding of tuberculosis among mining communities in Ghana.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248718.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. SMITH GC, Budgey R
    Simulating the next steps in badger control for bovine tuberculosis in England.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248426.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. ANDARGIE A, Molla A, Tadese F, Zewdie S, et al
    Lost to follow-up and associated factors among patients with drug resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248687.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. LAHMER T, Kriescher S, Herner A, Rothe K, et al
    Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in critically ill patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia: Results from the prospective AspCOVID-19 study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0238825.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. CHARLES M, Richard M, Reichler MR, Koama JB, et al
    Treatment success for patients with tuberculosis receiving care in areas severely affected by Hurricane Matthew - Haiti, 2016.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247750.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. AMEKE S, Asare P, Aboagye SY, Otchere ID, et al
    Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in the Volta Region of Ghana.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0238898.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. ROSENFELD G, Gabrielian A, Wang Q, Gu J, et al
    Radiologist observations of computed tomography (CT) images predict treatment outcome in TB Portals, a real-world database of tuberculosis (TB) cases.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247906.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. ABDU M, Ali Y, Anteneh S, Yesuf M, et al
    Determinant factors for the occurrence of tuberculosis after initiation of antiretroviral treatment among adult patients living with HIV at Dessie Referral Hospital, South Wollo, Northeast Ethiopia, 2020. A case-control study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248490.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. HUEBNER R, Mugabi R, Hetesy G, Fox L, et al
    Characterization of genetic diversity and population structure within Staphylococcus chromogenes by multilocus sequence typing.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0243688.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. HUDDART S, Singh M, Jha N, Benedetti A, et al
    Case fatality and recurrent tuberculosis among patients managed in the private sector: A cohort study in Patna, India.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249225.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. HAN WM, Mahikul W, Pouplin T, Lawpoolsri S, et al
    Assessing the impacts of short-course multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in the Southeast Asia Region using a mathematical modeling approach.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248846.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. VANAKEN SM, Newton D, VanEpps JS
    Improved diagnostic prediction of the pathogenicity of bloodstream isolates of Staphylococcus epidermidis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0241457.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. HERMAN B, Sirichokchatchawan W, Pongpanich S, Nantasenamat C, et al
    Development and performance of CUHAS-ROBUST application for pulmonary rifampicin-resistance tuberculosis screening in Indonesia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249243.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. HEFFERNAN C, Paulsen C, Asadi L, Egedahl ML, et al
    Individual and public health consequences associated with a missed diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in the emergency department: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248493.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. WOLDESEMAYAT EM, Azeze Z
    Treatment outcome of tuberculosis at Dilla Referral Hospital, Gedeo Zone, southern Ethiopia: A retrospective study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. KIMURA Y, Sasaki Y, Suzuki J, Suzuki J, et al
    Prognostic factors of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis: A retrospective cohort of 264 patients from Japan.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249455.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. MIRZAZADEH A, Kahn JG, Haddad MB, Hill AN, et al
    State-level prevalence estimates of latent tuberculosis infection in the United States by medical risk factors, demographic characteristics and nativity.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249012.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. STEFANESCU S, Cocos R, Turcu-Stiolica A, Mahler B, et al
    Evaluation of prognostic significance of hematological profiles after the intensive phase treatment in pulmonary tuberculosis patients from Romania.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249301.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. YOO R, So H, Seo E, Kim M, et al
    Impact of initial vancomycin pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic parameters on the clinical and microbiological outcomes of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in children.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247714.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. XU F, Tian L, Li Y, Zhang X, et al
    High prevalence of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in dairy farms: Evidence for possible gastrointestinal transmission.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. DE MENDONCA EB, Schmaltz CA, Sant'Anna FM, Vizzoni AG, et al
    Correction: Anemia in tuberculosis cases: A biomarker of severity?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249545.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. THIEL BA, Worodria W, Nalukwago S, Nsereko M, et al
    Immune cells in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of Ugandan adults who resist versus those who develop latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249477.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. SANTOS FLD, Souza LLL, Bruce ATI, Crispim JA, et al
    Patients' perceptions regarding multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and barriers to seeking care in a priority city in Brazil during COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249822.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. HEWAGE S, Somasundaram N, Ratnasamy V, Ranathunga I, et al
    Active screening of patients with diabetes mellitus for pulmonary tuberculosis in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249787.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. ASHAGRIE D, Genet C, Abera B
    Vancomycin-resistant enterococci and coagulase-negative staphylococci prevalence among patients attending at Felege Hiwot Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249823.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. MEKKAOUI L, Hallin M, Mouchet F, Payen MC, et al
    Performance of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for diagnosis of pulmonary and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis, one year of use in a multi-centric hospital laboratory in Brussels, Belgium.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249734.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. BHARDWAJ P, Islam MZ, Kim C, Nguyen UT, et al
    ddcP, pstB, and excess D-lactate impact synergism between vancomycin and chlorhexidine against Enterococcus faecium 1,231,410.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249631.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. GWITIRA I, Karumazondo N, Shekede MD, Sandy C, et al
    Spatial patterns of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) cases in Zimbabwe from 2015 to 2018.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249523.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. LUO Y, McAuley DF, Fulton CR, Sa Pessoa J, et al
    Targeting Candida albicans in dual-species biofilms with antifungal treatment reduces Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA in vitro.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249547.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. JAKHAR S, Sakamuri R, Vu D, Dighe P, et al
    Interaction of amphiphilic lipoarabinomannan with host carrier lipoproteins in tuberculosis patients: Implications for blood-based diagnostics.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0243337.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. GULBAY M, Ozbay BO, Mendi BAR, Bastug A, et al
    A CT radiomics analysis of COVID-19-related ground-glass opacities and consolidation: Is it valuable in a differential diagnosis with other atypical pneumonias?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246582.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. NJUMA LIBWEA J, A Fletcher M, Koki Ndombo P, Boula A, et al
    Impact of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on laboratory-confirmed pneumococcal meningitis and purulent meningitis among children <5 years in Cameroon, 2011-2018.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250010.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. MZOBE GF, Ngcapu S, Joubert BC, Sturm WA, et al
    Differential expression of groEL-1, incB, pyk-F, tal, hctA and omcB genes during Chlamydia trachomatis developmental cycle.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249358.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. SPEKKER O, Kis L, Deak A, Makai E, et al
    An unusual case of childhood osteoarticular tuberculosis from the Arpadian Age cemetery of Gyorszentivan-Revhegyi tag (Gyor-Moson-Sopron county, Hungary).
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249939.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. CHILAMBI GS, Nordstrom HR, Evans DR, Kowalski RP, et al
    Genomic and phenotypic diversity of Enterococcus faecalis isolated from endophthalmitis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250084.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. PEEL E, Cheng Y, Djordjevic JT, O'Meally D, et al
    Koala cathelicidin PhciCath5 has antimicrobial activity, including against Chlamydia pecorum.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249658.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. CHAVES-TORRES NM, Fadul S, Patino J, Netto E, et al
    Factors associated with unfavorable treatment outcomes in patients with rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in Colombia 2013-2015: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249565.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. MCCALLAN L, Brooks C, Barry C, Couzens C, et al
    Serological test performance for bovine tuberculosis in cattle from herds with evidence of on-going infection in Northern Ireland.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245655.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. HE S, Liu W, Jiang M, Huang P, et al
    Clinical characteristics of COVID-19 patients with clinically diagnosed bacterial co-infection: A multi-center study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249668.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. RAISANEN PE, Haanpera M, Soini H, Ruutu P, et al
    Transmission of tuberculosis between foreign-born and Finnish-born populations in Finland, 2014-2017.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250674.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. CARTER BB, Zhang Y, Zou H, Zhang C, et al
    Survival analysis of patients with tuberculosis and risk factors for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Monrovia, Liberia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249474.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. RANDALL A, Teng A, Liang X, Pal S, et al
    A primary Chlamydia trachomatis genital infection of rhesus macaques identifies new immunodominant B-cell antigens.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250317.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. SAKTIAWATI AMI, Triyana K, Wahyuningtias SD, Dwihardiani B, et al
    eNose-TB: A trial study protocol of electronic nose for tuberculosis screening in Indonesia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249689.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. OLIVEIRA O, Gaio R, Correia-Neves M, Rito T, et al
    Evaluation of drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment outcome in Portugal, 2000-2016.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250028.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. HAHN DL
    Chlamydia pneumoniae and chronic asthma: Updated systematic review and meta-analysis of population attributable risk.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250034.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. MEHTA M, Purpura LJ, McConville TH, Neidell MJ, et al
    What about tocilizumab? A retrospective study from a NYC Hospital during the COVID-19 outbreak.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249349.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. SUWONO B, Eckmanns T, Kaspar H, Merle R, et al
    Cluster analysis of resistance combinations in Escherichia coli from different human and animal populations in Germany 2014-2017.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244413.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. COLY S, Garrido M, Abrial D, Yao AF, et al
    Bayesian hierarchical models for disease mapping applied to contagious pathologies.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0222898.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. MANYELO CM, Chegou NN, Seddon JA, Snyders CI, et al
    Serum and cerebrospinal fluid host proteins indicate stroke in children with tuberculous meningitis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250944.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. WARRAICH AA, Mohammed AUR, Gibson H, Hussain M, et al
    Acidic amino acids as counterions of ciprofloxacin: Effect on growth and pigment production in Staphylococcus aureus NCTC 8325 and Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250705.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. FINN MB, Ramsey KM, Tolliver HJ, Dove SL, et al
    Improved transformation efficiency of group A Streptococcus by inactivation of a type I restriction modification system.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248201.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. MINJA LT, Hella J, Mbwambo J, Nyandindi C, et al
    High burden of tuberculosis infection and disease among people receiving medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorder in Tanzania.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250038.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  104. DEISS R, Loreti CV, Gutierrez AG, Filipe E, et al
    High burden of cryptococcal antigenemia and meningitis among patients presenting at an emergency department in Maputo, Mozambique.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250195.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Comprehensive genomic analysis reveals virulence factors and antibiotic resistance genes in Pantoea agglomerans KM1, a potential opportunistic pathogen.
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    Using diphenyleneiodonium to induce a viable but non-culturable phenotype in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and its metabolomics analysis.
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  1188. Correction: Low Dose Aerosol Fitness at the Innate Phase of Murine Infection Better Predicts Virulence amongst Clinical Strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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  1201. Correction: BCG vaccination and tuberculosis prevention: A forty years cohort study, Monastir, Tunisia.
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