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    Am J Med

  1. HAJRA K, Chakraborty U, Chatterjee K, Mukherjee S, et al
    Oral Histoplasmosis Presenting as a Solitary Ulcer on Tongue in an Immunocompetent Adult.
    Am J Med. 2022;135:e212-e213.

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  2. KWIECINSKI JM, Jelani DA, Fuentes EJ, Horswill AR, et al
    Therapeutic Inhibition of Staphylococcus aureus ArlRS Two-Component Regulatory System Blocks Virulence.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Jun 23:e0018722. doi: 10.1128/aac.00187.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. ABOLHASSANI-CHIMEH R, Akkerman OW, Saktiawati AMI, Punt NC, et al
    Population Pharmacokinetic Modelling and Limited Sampling Strategies for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Pyrazinamide in Patients with Tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Jun 21:e0000322. doi: 10.1128/aac.00003.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. MCCALLIN S, Menzi C, Lassen S, Daraspe J, et al
    Antibiotic Exposure Leads to Reduced Phage Susceptibility in Vancomycin Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA).
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Jun 16:e0224721. doi: 10.1128/aac.02247.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. SHAO Y, Chen M, Luo J, Li D, et al
    Serogroup Y Clonal Complex 23 Meningococcus in China Acquiring Penicillin Resistance from Commensal Neisseria lactamica Species.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Jun 2:e0238321. doi: 10.1128/aac.02383.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. ZHOU Y, Zhong Z, Hu S, Wang J, et al
    A Survey of Helicobacter pylori Antibiotic-Resistant Genotypes and Strain Lineages by Whole-Genome Sequencing in China.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Jun 2:e0218821. doi: 10.1128/aac.02188.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. ISHIKAWA K, Uehara Y, Mori N, Mikami Y, et al
    In Vitro Activity and Clinical Efficacy of Faropenem against Third-Generation Cephalosporin-Resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Jun 1:e0012522. doi: 10.1128/aac.00125.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. PHILLIPS EC, Warren CA, Ma JZ, Madden GR, et al
    Impact of Tigecycline on C. difficile Outcomes: Case Series and Propensity-Matched Retrospective Study.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022;66:e0000122.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. RIMAL B, Batchelder HR, Story-Roller E, Panthi CM, et al
    T405, a New Penem, Exhibits In Vivo Efficacy against M. abscessus and Synergy with beta-Lactams Imipenem and Cefditoren.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022;66:e0053622.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. XIE J, Yang Q, Han X, Dong Y, et al
    Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Target Attainment of Different Antifungal Agents in De-escalation Treatment in Critically Ill Patients: a Step toward Dose Optimization Using Monte Carlo Simulation.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022;66:e0009922.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. WILLIAMS E, Zhang B, Chow EPF, Chea S, et al
    Inhibitory Activity of Antibacterial Mouthwashes and Antiseptic Substances against Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022;66:e0004222.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. HUGGINS JP, Pease R, Stanly K, Workman A, et al
    Safety of Inhaled Amphotericin B Lipid Complex as Antifungal Prophylaxis in Lung Transplant Recipients.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022;66:e0028322.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. TRAN TT, Gomez Villegas S, Aitken SL, Butler-Wu SM, et al
    New Perspectives on Antimicrobial Agents: Long-Acting Lipoglycopeptides.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022;66:e0261420.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. WALTER K, Kokesch-Himmelreich J, Treu A, Waldow F, et al
    Interleukin-13-Overexpressing Mice Represent an Advanced Preclinical Model for Detecting the Distribution of Antimycobacterial Drugs within Centrally Necrotizing Granulomas.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022;66:e0158821.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  15. HOTINGER JA, Pendergrass HA, Peterson D, Wright HT, et al
    Phage-Related Ribosomal Protease (Prp) of Staphylococcus aureus: In Vitro Michaelis-Menten Kinetics, Screening for Inhibitors, and Crystal Structure of a Covalent Inhibition Product Complex.
    Biochemistry. 2022 Jun 22. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.2c00010.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Neurol

  16. BAZHU, Shi Y, Ren S, Shu L, et al
    Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome secondary to acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis in a child: a case report from the Tibetan plateau.
    BMC Neurol. 2022;22:225.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

  17. HEYSELL SK, Mpagama SG, Ogarkov OB, Conaway M, et al
    Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic determinants of clinical outcomes for rifampin-resistant tuberculosis: a multi-site prospective cohort study.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Jun 22. pii: 6613372. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. TONG SYC, Mora J, Bowen AC, Cheng MP, et al
    The Staphylococcus aureus Network Adaptive Platform Trial protocol: New tools for an old foe.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Jun 19. pii: 6611482. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Curr Microbiol

  19. YAMAMOTO S, Kitagawa W, Nakano M, Asakura H, et al
    Prevalence and Characterization of Gentamicin Resistance Genes in Escherichia coli Isolates from Beef Cattle Feces in Japan.
    Curr Microbiol. 2022;79:217.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis

  20. CLOSE RM, Sutcliffe CG, Galdun P, Reid A, et al
    Point-of-care molecular diagnostics for the detection of group A Streptococcus in non-invasive skin and soft tissue infections: a validation study.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;103:115729.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Infect Immun

  21. FU M, Zhang J, Zhao M, Zhang S, et al
    Coxiella burnetii Plasmid Effector B Promotes LC3-II Accumulation and Contributes To Bacterial Virulence in a SCID Mouse Model.
    Infect Immun. 2022;90:e0001622.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. TELZROW CL, Esher Righi S, Castro-Lopez N, Campuzano A, et al
    An Immunogenic and Slow-Growing Cryptococcal Strain Induces a Chronic Granulomatous Infection in Murine Lungs.
    Infect Immun. 2022;90:e0058021.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. LIU Z, van 't Veer C, Hendriks RW, Roelofs JJTH, et al
    Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase Deficiency Ameliorates Antimicrobial Host Defense during Peritonitis Induced by Pathogenic Escherichia coli.
    Infect Immun. 2022;90:e0067421.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. FOWLER BD, Kose N, Reidy JX, Handal LS, et al
    Human Monoclonal Antibodies to Escherichia coli Outer Membrane Protein A Porin Domain Cause Aggregation but Do Not Alter In Vivo Bacterial Burdens in a Murine Sepsis Model.
    Infect Immun. 2022 May 18:e0017622. doi: 10.1128/iai.00176.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. AGUILA LKT, Patton DL, Gornalusse GG, Vojtech LN, et al
    Ascending Reproductive Tract Infection in Pig-Tailed Macaques Inoculated with Mycoplasma genitalium.
    Infect Immun. 2022;90:e0013122.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Antimicrob Chemother

  26. KAUL G, Akhir A, Shukla M, Rawat KS, et al
    Nitazoxanide potentiates linezolid against linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in vitro and in vivo.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022 Jun 24. pii: 6617327. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Bacteriol

  27. GOAR H, Paul P, Khan H, Sarkar D, et al
    Molecular Connectivity between Extracytoplasmic Sigma Factors and PhoP Accounts for Coupled Mycobacterial Stress Response.
    J Bacteriol. 2022;204:e0011022.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. BULOCK LL, Ahn J, Shinde D, Pandey S, et al
    Interplay of CodY and CcpA in Regulating Central Metabolism and Biofilm Formation in Staphylococcus aureus.
    J Bacteriol. 2022 Jun 23:e0061721. doi: 10.1128/jb.00617.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Microbiol

  29. GOER A, Blanchard LS, Van Belkum A, Loftus KJ, et al
    Multicenter Evaluation of the Novel ETEST Fosfomycin for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Enterobacterales, Enterococcus faecalis, and Staphylococcus Species.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2022 Jun 23:e0002122. doi: 10.1128/jcm.00021.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. AHMAD Y, Gaston DC, Gray J, Zhong D, et al
    Closing the Brief Case: The Fly Who Cried Wohlf.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2022;60:e0108121.

  31. AHMAD Y, Gaston DC, Gray J, Zhong D, et al
    The Brief Case: The Fly Who Cried Wohlf.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2022;60:e0107321.

  32. HOGAN CA, Hitchcock MM, Frost S, Kapphahn K, et al
    Clinical Outcomes of Treated and Untreated C. difficile PCR-Positive/Toxin-Negative Adult Hospitalized Patients: a Quasi-Experimental Noninferiority Study.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2022;60:e0218721.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. TIBBETTS R, George S, Burwell R, Rajeev L, et al
    Performance of the Reveal Rapid Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing System on Gram-Negative Blood Cultures at a Large Urban Hospital.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2022 May 24:e0009822. doi: 10.1128/jcm.00098.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. SIRLUCK-SCHROEDER I, Al-Rawahi GN, Gadkar V, Hoang L, et al
    Limitation of ctrA as a Target for Neisseria meningitidis Identification and Potential Alternative Targets.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2022;60:e0015222.

  35. COMBA IY, Schuetz AN, Misra A, Friedman DZP, et al
    Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Elizabethkingia Species: Report from a Reference Laboratory.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2022;60:e0254121.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. BARBEE LA, Soge OO, Khosropour CM, LeClair A, et al
    Time to Clearance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae RNA at the Pharynx following Treatment.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2022;60:e0039922.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. GARRIGOS T, Dollat M, Magallon A, Folletet A, et al
    Distribution of Achromobacter Species in 12 French Cystic Fibrosis Centers in 2020 by a Retrospective MALDI-TOF MS Spectrum Analysis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2022;60:e0242221.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Immunol

  38. WANG X, Cunha C, Grau MS, Robertson SJ, et al
    MAVS Expression in Alveolar Macrophages Is Essential for Host Resistance against Aspergillus fumigatus.
    J Immunol. 2022 Jun 24. pii: jimmunol.2100759. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2100759.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  39. JOHNSON JR, Clabots C, Porter SB, Bender T, et al
    Intestinal Persistence of Colonizing Escherichia coli Strains, Especially ST131-H30, in Relation to Bacterial and Host Factors.
    J Infect Dis. 2022;225:2197-2207.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. PETERSON JT, Zareba AM, Fitz-Patrick D, Essink BJ, et al
    Safety and Immunogenicity of a Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prefusion F Vaccine When Co-Administered With a Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 12. pii: 6391485. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Chem

  41. BURASTERO O, Defelipe LA, Gola G, Tateosian NL, et al
    Cosolvent Sites-Based Discovery of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Protein Kinase G Inhibitors.
    J Med Chem. 2022 Jun 23. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.1c02012.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Microbiol

  42. JAMWAL A, Mohanty A, Swami A, Turbadkar D, et al
    Impact of COVID-19 on tuberculosis services: an experience from a tertiary care hospital.
    J Med Microbiol. 2022;71.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. SUN Q, Liao X, Wang C, Jiang G, et al
    In vitro activity of fidaxomicin against nontuberculosis mycobacteria.
    J Med Microbiol. 2022;71.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. AW KM, Ng HF, Lee CL, Zin T, et al
    RshA mutations contributing to tigecycline resistance in Mycobacteroides abscessus.
    J Med Microbiol. 2022;71.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. MIURA M, Shigemura K, Osawa K, Nakanishi N, et al
    Genetic characteristics of azithromycin-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae collected in Hyogo, Japan during 2015-2019.
    J Med Microbiol. 2022;71.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  46. LECLAIR C, Stenson A
    Common Causes of Vaginitis.
    JAMA. 2022;327:2238-2239.

  47. JOHNSON D, Liu D, Simel D
    Does This Patient With Acute Infectious Conjunctivitis Have a Bacterial Infection?: The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review.
    JAMA. 2022;327:2231-2237.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep

  48. SIU AW, Tillman C, Van Houten C, Busacker A, et al
    Notes from the Field: Diagnosis and Investigation of Pneumonic Plague During a Respiratory Disease Pandemic - Wyoming, 2021.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2022;71:806-807.

    N Engl J Med

  49. TURKOVA A, Palmer M, Gibb DM
    Shorter Treatment for Tuberculosis in Children. Reply.
    N Engl J Med. 2022;386:2439-2440.

  50. MISHRA G, Mulani J
    Shorter Treatment for Tuberculosis in Children.
    N Engl J Med. 2022;386:2439.

  51. CHEN S
    Shorter Treatment for Tuberculosis in Children.
    N Engl J Med. 2022;386:2438-2439.

  52. KLASS P
    "It's Hardly Credible" - Medical Readers and Literary Plague.
    N Engl J Med. 2022;386:2257-2259.


  53. SPYROU MA, Musralina L, Gnecchi Ruscone GA, Kocher A, et al
    The source of the Black Death in fourteenth-century central Eurasia.
    Nature. 2022;606:718-724.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ancient DNA traces origin of Black Death.
    Nature. 2022;606:635-636.

    PLoS Med

  55. QIAN G, Toizumi M, Clifford S, Le LT, et al
    Association of pneumococcal carriage in infants with the risk of carriage among their contacts in Nha Trang, Vietnam: A nested cross-sectional survey.
    PLoS Med. 2022;19:e1004016.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  56. BALKRISHNA A, Verma S, Mulay VP, Gupta AK, et al
    Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal whole-plant extracts exhibited anti-sporotrichotic effects by destabilizing peripheral integrity of Sporothrix globosa yeast cells.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010484.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. KATO CY, Chung IH, Robinson LK, Eremeeva ME, et al
    Genetic typing of isolates of Rickettsia typhi.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010354.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. THILL P, Eldin C, Dahuron L, Berlioz-Artaud A, et al
    High endemicity of Q fever in French Guiana: A cross sectional study (2007-2017).
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010349.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  59. SEVERGNINI M, Morselli S, Camboni T, Ceccarani C, et al
    Gardnerella vaginalis clades in pregnancy: New insights into the interactions with the vaginal microbiome.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0269590.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. GENET A, Dagnew Z, Melkie G, Keleb A, et al
    Prevalence of active trachoma and its associated factors among 1-9 years of age children from model and non-model kebeles in Dangila district, northwest Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0268441.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. XI Y, Zhang W, Qiao RJ, Tang J, et al
    Risk factors for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: A worldwide systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0270003.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. EVANS EE, Avaliani T, Gujabidze M, Bakuradze T, et al
    Long term outcomes of patients with tuberculous meningitis: The impact of drug resistance.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0270201.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. PANCHANAWAPORN S, Chutrakul C, Jeennor S, Anantayanon J, et al
    Potential of Aspergillus oryzae as a biosynthetic platform for indigoidine, a non-ribosomal peptide pigment with antioxidant activity.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0270359.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  64. BILCHUT AH, Mekonnen AG, Assen TA
    Knowledge of symptoms and delays in diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis patients in North Shewa zone, Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0270002.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. PESAPANE R, Chaves A, Foley J, Javeed N, et al
    Nasopulmonary mites (Acari: Halarachnidae) as potential vectors of bacterial pathogens, including Streptococcus phocae, in marine mammals.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0270009.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. YOUN HM, Shin MK, Jeong D, Kim HJ, et al
    Risk factors associated with tuberculosis recurrence in South Korea determined using a nationwide cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0268290.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Pathog

  67. BORBORA SM, Rajmani RS, Balaji KN
    PRMT5 epigenetically regulates the E3 ubiquitin ligase ITCH to influence lipid accumulation during mycobacterial infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010095.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. KLIMOVA N, Holubova J, Streparola G, Tomala J, et al
    Pertussis toxin suppresses dendritic cell-mediated delivery of B. pertussis into lung-draining lymph nodes.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010577.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  69. FIGUEIREDO J, Henriques MX, Catalao MJ, Pinheiro S, et al
    Encapsulation of the septal cell wall protects Streptococcus pneumoniae from its major peptidoglycan hydrolase and host defenses.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010516.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  70. TSUJIHANA K, Tanegashima K, Santo Y, Yamada H, et al
    Circadian protection against bacterial skin infection by epidermal CXCL14-mediated innate immunity.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022;119:e2116027119.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Conserving rhinoceros in the face of disease.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022;119:e2206438119.

  72. SIEWERT LK, Korotaev A, Sedzicki J, Fromm K, et al
    Identification of the Bartonella autotransporter CFA as a protective antigen and hypervariable target of neutralizing antibodies in mice.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022;119:e2202059119.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022;119:e2208725119.


    Ancient DNA reveals Black Death source.
    Science. 2022;376:1254-1255.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  75. ROCA FJ, Whitworth LJ, Prag HA, Murphy MP, et al
    Tumor necrosis factor induces pathogenic mitochondrial ROS in tuberculosis through reverse electron transport.
    Science. 2022;376:eabh2841.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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