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1 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
2 Am J Trop Med Hyg
2 Ann Intern Med
4 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
16 Clin Infect Dis
2 Curr Microbiol
1 Drugs
15 Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
1 Infect Immun
2 J Bacteriol
1 J Biol Chem
4 J Clin Invest
2 J Infect Dis
1 J Med Chem
4 J Med Microbiol
8 PLoS Negl Trop Dis
13 PLoS One
9 PLoS Pathog
1 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
1 Science

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    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  1. LU S, Kolls JK
    Early Antibiotics in Cystic Fibrosis: Lessons from the Cystic Fibrosis Pig Model.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021;204:626-627.

    Am J Trop Med Hyg

  2. EL-GENDY AA, Hassan SHMET, Gertz B, Bernard B, et al
    Serotyping and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Invasive Streptococcus agalactiae in Egyptian Patients with or without Diabetes Mellitus.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Oct 4. pii: tpmd210300. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0300.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. RAFIQ M, Saqib SE, Atiq M
    Health-Related Quality of Life of Tuberculosis Patients and the Role of Socioeconomic Factors: A Mixed-Method Study.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Oct 4. pii: tpmd210494. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0494.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Intern Med

  4. GONZALES JA, Doan T, VanZante A, Stewart JM, et al
    Detection of Tropheryma whipplei Genome From the Aqueous Humor by Metagenomic Sequencing.
    Ann Intern Med. 2021;174:1329-1330.

  5. GANDRA S, Ram S, Levitz SM
    The "Black Fungus" in India: The Emerging Syndemic of COVID-19-Associated Mucormycosis.
    Ann Intern Med. 2021 Jun 8. doi: 10.7326/M21-2354.

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  6. IKEDA T, Suzuki R, Jin W, Wachino JI, et al
    Isolation of Group A Streptococci with Reduced In Vitro beta-Lactam Susceptibility Harboring Amino Acid Substitutions in Penicillin-Binding Proteins in Japan.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Oct 4:AAC0148221. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01482.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. RADTKE KK, Ernest JP, Zhang N, Ammerman NC, et al
    Comparative efficacy of rifapentine alone and in combination with isoniazid for latent tuberculosis infection: a translational pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modelling study.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Oct 4:AAC0170521. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01705.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. JACQUELINE C, Caillon J, Meyer O, Dailly E, et al
    Efficacy of Nano-Encapsulated Daptomycin in an Experimental Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bone and Joint Infection Model.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Oct 4:AAC0076821. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00768.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. GANAPATHY US, Del Rio RG, Cacho-Izquierdo M, Ortega F, et al
    A Mycobacterium tuberculosis NBTI DNA gyrase inhibitor is active against Mycobacterium abscessus.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Oct 4:AAC0151421. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01514.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

  10. ORIJE MRP, Lariviere Y, Herzog SA, Mahieu LM, et al
    Breast milk antibody levels in Tdap vaccinated women after preterm delivery.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 26. pii: 6188768. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. BAARSMA ME, van de Schoor FR, Van den Wijngaard CC, Joosten LAB, et al
    The Initial QuantiFERON-Lyme Prototype is Unsuitable for European Patients.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:1125-1126.

  12. AVEDISSIAN SN, Scheetz MH, Cortes-Penfield N
    Early Switch From Vancomycin to Daptomycin in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Still More Questions Than Answers.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:1128-1129.

  13. DIONNE B, Lee TC
    Probable Immortal Time Bias in Comparison of Daptomycin and Vancomycin for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Bloodstream Infections.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:1127-1128.

  14. SKINNER AM, Tan X, Sirbu BD, Danziger LH, et al
    A Tapered-pulsed Fidaxomicin Regimen Following Treatment in Patients With Multiple Clostridioides difficile Infection Recurrences.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:1107-1109.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. COGEN JD, Onchiri FM, Hamblett NM, Gibson RL, et al
    Association of Intensity of Antipseudomonal Antibiotic Therapy With Risk of Treatment-Emergent Organisms in Children With Cystic Fibrosis and Newly Acquired Pseudomonas Aeruginosa.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:987-993.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. MELO JS, Aragie S, Chernet A, Tadesse Z, et al
    Targeted Antibiotics for Trachoma: A Cluster-Randomized Trial.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:979-986.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. FRISBIE L, Weissman SJ, Kapoor H, D'Angeli M, et al
    Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Urinary Escherichia coli Among Outpatients in Washington State, 2013-2017: Associations with Age and Sex.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 26. pii: 6188726. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. MUZNY CA, Schwebke JR, Nyirjesy P, Kaufman G, et al
    Efficacy and Safety of Single Oral Dosing of Secnidazole for Trichomoniasis in Women: Results of a Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Delayed-Treatment Study.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 26. pii: 6188734. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. CLAEYS KC, Schlaffer K, Smith R, Hitchcock S, et al
    Day at the Races: Comparing BioFire FilmArray Blood Culture ID Panels With Verigene Blood Culture Panel in Gram-Negative Bloodstream Infections Using DOOR-MAT Analysis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:1103-1106.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. KISSLER SM, Mitchell M, Grad YH
    Reduction in antibiotic prescribing attainable with a gonococcal vaccine.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 31. pii: 6205093. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. TORRES A, Menendez R, Espana PP, Fernandez-Villar JA, et al
    The Evolution and Distribution of Pneumococcal Serotypes in Adults Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Spain Using a Serotype-Specific Urinary Antigen Detection Test: The CAPA Study, 2011-2018.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:1075-1085.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. DURAND ML, Kitt TM, Song Y, Marty FM, et al
    Isavuconazole Treatment of Invasive Fungal Sinusitis: A Post Hoc Analysis of the SECURE and VITAL Trials.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:e1380-e1383.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. FIDA M, Khalil S, Abu Saleh O, Challener DW, et al
    Diagnostic Value of 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sanger Sequencing in Clinical Practice.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:961-968.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. FRITZLEN J, Tichenor J, Moore C, Meyer A, et al
    Recurrent Valvular Vegetation: Fooled Me Once, But Won't Fool Me Twice.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:1097-1099.

  25. IMPERIAL MZ, Nedelman JR, Conradie F, Savic RM, et al
    Proposed linezolid dosing strategies to minimize adverse events for treatment of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 4. pii: 6380680. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Curr Microbiol

  26. COURA FM, Savini VMS, Xavier RGC, Ramos CP, et al
    Virulence Genes Profile and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Community-Acquired Bacterial Urinary Tract Infections in a Brazilian Hospital.
    Curr Microbiol. 2021 Sep 14. pii: 10.1007/s00284-021-02650.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. SCHUB T, Forster J, Suerbaum S, Wagener J, et al
    Comparison of a Lateral Flow Assay and a Latex Agglutination Test for the Diagnosis of Cryptococcus Neoformans Infection.
    Curr Microbiol. 2021;78:3989-3995.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  28. ZHANEL GG, Deng C, Zelenitsky S, Lawrence CK, et al
    Lefamulin: A Novel Oral and Intravenous Pleuromutilin for the Treatment of Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia.
    Drugs. 2021;81:233-256.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

  29. TARIQ R, Hayat M, Pardi D, Khanna S, et al
    Predictors of failure after fecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1383-1392.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. PILMIS B, Mizrahi A, Mory C, Le Monnier A, et al
    How to optimize administration of cefoxitin for the treatment of extended spectrum producing Enterobacteriaceae-related infection?
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1393-1397.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. LE GUERN R, Titecat M, Loiez C, Duployez C, et al
    Comparison of time-to-positivity between two blood culture systems: a detailed analysis down to the genus-level.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1399-1404.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. SHEDKO ED, Khayrullina GA, Goloveshkina EN, Akimkin VG, et al
    Clinical evaluation of commercial PCR assays for antimicrobal resistance in Mycoplasma genitalium and estimation of resistance-mediated mutation prevalence in Moscow and Moscow region.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1413-1418.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. DAGAN A, Epstein D, Mahagneh A, Nashashibi J, et al
    Community-acquired versus nosocomial Legionella pneumonia: factors associated with Legionella-related mortality.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1419-1426.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. METSALA R, Ala-Korpi S, Rannikko J, Helminen M, et al
    Mycoplasma pneumoniae may cause dyspnoea and hospitalisations in young healthy adults.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1427-1431.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. DABAJA-YOUNIS H, Geller D, Geffen Y, Almog R, et al
    The impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine-13 on the incidence of pediatric community-acquired bacteremia.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1433-1439.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. SHERIF M, Palmieri M, Mirande C, El-Mahallawy H, et al
    Whole-genome sequencing of Egyptian multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates: a multi-center pilot study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1451-1460.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. BUIJS SB, Stuart SK, Oosterheert JJ, Karhof S, et al
    Long-term serological follow-up after primary Coxiella burnetii infection in patients with vascular risk factors for chronic Q fever.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1569-1572.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. VAN DEN BOSSCHE A, Ceyssens PJ, Denayer S, Hammami N, et al
    Outbreak of Central American born Shigella sonnei in two youth camps in Belgium in the summer of 2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1573-1577.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. MANTZANA P, Netsika F, Arhonti M, Meletis G, et al
    Performance evaluation of Alfred(60)AST rapid susceptibility testing directly from positive blood cultures in the routine laboratory workflow.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1487-1494.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. BOATTINI M, Bianco G, Iannaccone M, Ghibaudo D, et al
    Fast-track identification of CTX-M-extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase- and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales in bloodstream infections: implications on the likelihood of deduction of antibiotic susceptibility in emergency and internal medicine de
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1495-1501.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. SANDARADURA I, Marriott DJE, Day RO, Norris RLG, et al
    Current fluconazole treatment regimens result in under-dosing of critically ill adults during early therapy.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1521-1528.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. CHAVEZ AF, Comas LG, Moreno JCS, Moreno RC, et al
    Effect of childhood pneumococcal vaccination and beta-lactam antibiotic use on the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in the adult population.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:1529-1538.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. WIDERSTROM M, Stegger M, Johansson A, Gurram BK, et al
    Heterogeneity of Staphylococcus epidermidis in prosthetic joint infections: time to reevaluate microbiological criteria?
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 2. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04352.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Infect Immun

  44. ERIBO OA, du Plessis N, Chegou NN
    Infect Immun. 2021 Oct 4:IAI0032121. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00321.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Bacteriol

  45. BATKO IZ, Flannagan RS, Guariglia-Oropeza V, Sheldon JR, et al
    Hemin-dependent siderophore utilization promotes iron-restricted growth of the Staphylococcus aureus hemB small colony variant.
    J Bacteriol. 2021 Oct 4:JB0045821. doi: 10.1128/JB.00458.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    The sensor histidine kinase ArlS is necessary for Staphylococcus aureus to activate ArlR in response to nutrient availability.
    J Bacteriol. 2021 Oct 4:JB0042221. doi: 10.1128/JB.00422.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Biol Chem

  47. DE P, Amin AG, Flores D, Simpson A, et al
    Structural Implications of Lipoarabinomannan Glycans from Global Clinical Isolates in Diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection.
    J Biol Chem. 2021 Sep 30:101265. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101265.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Invest

  48. SCHILLER ZA, Rudolph MJ, Toomey JR, Ejemel M, et al
    Blocking Borrelia burgdorferi transmission from infected ticks to nonhuman primates with a human monoclonal antibody.
    J Clin Invest. 2021;131.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. BARKER KA, Etesami NS, Shenoy AT, Arafa EI, et al
    Lung-resident memory B cells protect against bacterial pneumonia.
    J Clin Invest. 2021;131.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. SINGH AK, Netea MG, Bishai WR
    BCG turns 100: its nontraditional uses against viruses, cancer, and immunologic diseases.
    J Clin Invest. 2021;131.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. WU Y, Wu M, Ming S, Zhan X, et al
    TREM-2 promotes Th1 responses by interacting with the CD3zeta-ZAP70 complex following Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
    J Clin Invest. 2021;131.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  52. TINGGAARD M, Slotved HC, Fuursted K, Storgaard M, et al
    Oral and anal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae among sexually active men with HIV who have sex with men.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 8. pii: 6383604. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. LIU C, Hufnagel K, O'Connell CM, Goonetilleke N, et al
    Reduced Endometrial Ascension and Enhanced Reinfection Associated with IgG Antibodies to Specific Chlamydia trachomatis Proteins in Women at Risk for Chlamydia.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 5. pii: 6381657. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Chem

  54. KATO I, Ukai Y, Kondo N, Nozu K, et al
    Identification of Thiazoyl Guanidine Derivatives as Novel Antifungal Agents Inhibiting Ergosterol Biosynthesis for Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections.
    J Med Chem. 2021;64:10482-10496.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Microbiol

  55. GRANT TA, Balasubramanian D, Almagro-Moreno S
    JMM Profile: Vibrio cholerae: an opportunist of human crises.
    J Med Microbiol. 2021;70.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. CHUA TP, Bodiyabadu K, Machalek DA, Garland SM, et al
    Prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium fluoroquinolone-resistance markers, and dual-class-resistance markers, in asymptomatic men who have sex with men.
    J Med Microbiol. 2021;70.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. ZAIN NMM, Webb K, Stewart I, Halliday N, et al
    2-Alkyl-4-quinolone quorum sensing molecules are biomarkers for culture-independent Pseudomonas aeruginosa burden in adults with cystic fibrosis.
    J Med Microbiol. 2021;70.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. MORAES GS, Cachoeira VS, Alves FMC, Kiratcz F, et al
    Is there an optimal method to detach Candida albicans biofilm from dental materials?
    J Med Microbiol. 2021;70.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  59. MBURU CM, Bukachi SA, H Tokpa K, Fokou G, et al
    Lay attitudes and misconceptions and their implications for the control of brucellosis in an agro-pastoral community in Kilombero district, Tanzania.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009500.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. ZHAO Z, Chen Q, Wang Y, Chu M, et al
    Relative transmissibility of shigellosis among different age groups: A modeling study in Hubei Province, China.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009501.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. BERNARDES FILHO F, Silva CML, Voltan G, Leite MN, et al
    Active search strategies, clinicoimmunobiological determinants and training for implementation research confirm hidden endemic leprosy in inner Sao Paulo, Brazil.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009495.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. CHOWDHURY G, Senapati T, Das B, Kamath A, et al
    Laboratory evaluation of the rapid diagnostic tests for the detection of Vibrio cholerae O1 using diarrheal samples.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009521.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. MEHATA S, Parajuli KR, Pant ND, Rayamajhee B, et al
    Prevalence and correlates of Helicobacter pylori infection among under-five children, adolescent and non-pregnant women in Nepal: Further analysis of Nepal national micronutrient status survey 2016.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009510.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  64. HANSON J, Smith S, Stewart J, Horne P, et al
    Melioidosis-a disease of socioeconomic disadvantage.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009544.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. MEZA-RADILLA G, Larios-Serrato V, Hernandez-Castro R, Ibarra JA, et al
    Burkholderia species in human infections in Mexico: Identification of B. cepacia, B. contaminans, B. multivorans, B. vietnamiensis,B. pseudomallei and a new Burkholderia species.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009541.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. SARR M, Tidjani Alou M, Delerce J, Khelaifia S, et al
    A Listeria monocytogenes clone in human breast milk associated with severe acute malnutrition in West Africa: A multicentric case-controlled study.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009555.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  67. DOLLA CK, Dhanaraj B, Chandrasekaran P, Selvaraj S, et al
    Prevalence of bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis and associated risk factors: A community survey in Thirvallur District, south India.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247245.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. WARNASEKARA J, Agampodi S, Abeynayake R R
    Time series models for prediction of leptospirosis in different climate zones in Sri Lanka.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248032.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  69. NIGSCH A, Robbe-Austerman S, Stuber TP, Pavinski Bitar PD, et al
    Who infects whom?-Reconstructing infection chains of Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis in an endemically infected dairy herd by use of genomic data.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246983.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  70. ALBUQUERQUE C, Pagnossin D, Landsgaard K, Simpson J, et al
    The duration of antibiotic treatment is associated with carriage of toxigenic and non-toxigenic strains of Clostridioides difficile in dogs.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245949.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  71. ASSAL M, Lambert J, Chow-Chine L, Bisbal M, et al
    Prognostic impact of early adjunctive corticosteroid therapy in non-HIV oncology or haematology patients with Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia: A propensity score analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250611.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  72. HAN XY
    Effects of climate changes and road exposure on the rapidly rising legionellosis incidence rates in the United States.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250364.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  73. KIM D, Kim KY
    Hedera rhombea inhibits the biofilm formation of Candida, thereby increases the susceptibility to antifungal agent, and reduces infection.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258108.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  74. WELEKIDAN LN, Skjerve E, Dejene TA, Gebremichael MW, et al
    Correction: Characteristics of pulmonary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients in Tigray Region, Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258457.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  75. SUN L, Chen Y, Yi P, Yang L, et al
    Serological detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis complex infection in multiple hosts by One Universal ELISA.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257920.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  76. HE WP, Gu FF, Zhang J, Li XX, et al
    Molecular characteristics and risk factor analysis of Staphylococcus aureus colonization put insight into CC1 colonization in three nursing homes in Shanghai.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253858.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  77. KUMAR NG, Contaifer D Jr, Wijesinghe DS, Jefferson KK, et al
    Staphylococcus aureus Lipase 3 (SAL3) is a surface-associated lipase that hydrolyzes short chain fatty acids.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258106.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  78. SANCHEZ-CORRALES L, Tovar-Aguirre OL, Galeano-Vanegas NF, Castano Jimenez PA, et al
    Phylogenomic analysis and Mycobacterium tuberculosis antibiotic resistance prediction by whole-genome sequencing from clinical isolates of Caldas, Colombia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258402.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  79. DIRIBA G, Tola HH, Alemu A, Yenew B, et al
    Drug resistance and its risk factors among extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258295.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Pathog

  80. CHAU NYE, Ahmad S, Whitney JC, Coombes BK, et al
    Emerging and divergent roles of pyrophosphorylated nucleotides in bacterial physiology and pathogenesis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009532.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  81. STEVENS EJ, Bates KA, King KC
    Host microbiota can facilitate pathogen infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009514.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  82. WALKER AC, Bhargava R, Vaziriyan-Sani AS, Pourciau C, et al
    Colonization of the Caenorhabditis elegans gut with human enteric bacterial pathogens leads to proteostasis disruption that is rescued by butyrate.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009510.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  83. HUI WW, Emerson LE, Clapp B, Sheppe AE, et al
    Antigen-encapsulating host extracellular vesicles derived from Salmonella-infected cells stimulate pathogen-specific Th1-type responses in vivo.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009465.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  84. DAVIS MM, Brock AM, DeHart TG, Boribong BP, et al
    The peptidoglycan-associated protein NapA plays an important role in the envelope integrity and in the pathogenesis of the lyme disease spirochete.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009546.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  85. STEINER SE, Choong FX, Antypas H, Morado-Urbina CE, et al
    UPEC kidney infection triggers neuro-immune communication leading to modulation of local renal inflammation by splenic IFNgamma.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009553.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  86. SANDS NA, Beernink PT
    Two human antibodies to a meningococcal serogroup B vaccine antigen enhance binding of complement Factor H by stabilizing the Factor H binding site.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009655.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  87. HWANG W, Yong JH, Min KB, Lee KM, et al
    Genome-wide association study of signature genetic alterations among pseudomonas aeruginosa cystic fibrosis isolates.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009681.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  88. LIN T, Quellier D, Lamb J, Voisin T, et al
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa-induced nociceptor activation increases susceptibility to infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009557.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  89. Correction for Whitworth et al., Elevated cerebrospinal fluid cytokine levels in tuberculous meningitis predict survival in response to dexamethasone.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.


    Plan aims to slash toll from bacterial meningitis.
    Science. 2021;374:140-141.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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