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9 Am J Trop Med Hyg
1 Ann Intern Med
2 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
3 Chest
2 Clin Infect Dis
5 Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis
1 Drugs
1 J Bacteriol
1 J Biol Chem
1 J Clin Invest
1 J Clin Microbiol
1 J Med Microbiol
1 N Engl J Med
2 Pediatrics
1 PLoS Comput Biol
1 PLoS Genet
35 PLoS One
7 PLoS Pathog

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    Am J Trop Med Hyg

  1. SADHASIVAMOHAN A, Vijayasankar P, Karthikeyan K
    Borderline Tuberculoid Hansen Disease Presenting as Chronic Macrocheilia.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Oct 11. pii: tpmd210632. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0632.

  2. REQUIAO-MOURA LR, Daher EF, Moreira Albino CR, de Oliveira Brilhante S, et al
    Tropical Infections in the Context of Kidney Transplantation in Latin America.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021;105:564-572.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. HEYLEN C, Ali C, Gallandat K, Lantagne D, et al
    Household Disinfection Interventions to Prevent Cholera Transmission: Facilitators, Barriers, Training, and Evidence Needs.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021;105:611-621.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. WAHLIG TA, Brintz BJ, Prettyman M, Azman AS, et al
    A Novel Luminescence-Based Serum Bactericidal Assay for Vibrio cholerae Reduces Assay Variation, Is Time- and Cost-Effective, and Directly Measures Continuous Titer Values.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021;105:622-626.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. GWYN S, Aragie S, Wittberg DM, Melo JS, et al
    Precision of Serologic Testing from Dried Blood Spots Using a Multiplex Bead Assay.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021;105:822-827.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. VANDROUX D, Nkusu AM, Gauzere BA, Martinet O, et al
    Necrotizing Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Admitted to Intensive Care Unit in Reunion Island: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021;105:596-599.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. KUROWSKI KM, Marusinec R, Amato HK, Saraiva-Garcia C, et al
    Social and Environmental Determinants of Community-Acquired Antimicrobial-Resistant Escherichia coli in Children Living in Semirural Communities of Quito, Ecuador.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Jul 19. pii: tpmd200532. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0532.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. MILLOGO A, Zingue D, Bouam A, Godreuil S, et al
    Confirming Autochthonous Buruli Ulcer Cases in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021;105:627-629.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. BELL D, Schultz Hansen K
    Relative Burdens of the COVID-19, Malaria, Tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS Epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Oct 11. pii: tpmd210899. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0899.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Intern Med

    Chlamydia and Gonorrhea.
    Ann Intern Med. 2021 Oct 12. doi: 10.7326/AITC202110190.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  11. CUBRIA MB, Vega LA, Shropshire WC, Sanson MA, et al
    Population genomics reveals distinct temporal association with the emergence of ST1 serotype V Group B Streptococcus and macrolide resistance in North America.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Oct 11:AAC0071421. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00714.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. WILLIAMSON B, Wilk A, Guerrero KD, Mikulski TD, et al
    Impact of Erg11 amino acid substitutions identified in Candida auris clade III isolates on triazole drug susceptibility.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Oct 11:AAC0162421. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01624.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  13. ALLGAIER J, Lagu T, Haessler S, Imrey PB, et al
    Risk Factors, Management, and Outcomes of Legionella Pneumonia in a Large, Nationally Representative Sample.
    Chest. 2021;159:1782-1792.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. YANG B, Ryu J, Kim T, Jo YS, et al
    Impact of Bronchiectasis on incident NTM pulmonary disease: A 10-Year national cohort study.
    Chest. 2020 Dec 26. pii: S0012-3692(20)35503-3. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.

  15. NADA KM, Nishi S, Duarte A
    Pneumonia and Poorly Controlled Diabetes.
    Chest. 2021;159:e343-e347.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

    Invasive Fungal Disease complicating COVID-19: when it rains it pours.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 5. pii: 5901729. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1342.

  17. WHITE PL, Dhillon R, Cordey A, Hughes H, et al
    A national strategy to diagnose COVID-19 associated invasive fungal disease in the ICU.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Aug 29. pii: 5899192. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1298.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis

  18. TIMBROOK TT, Hueth KD, Ginocchio CC
    Identification of bacterial co-detections in COVID-19 critically Ill patients by BioFire(R) FilmArray(R) pneumonia panel: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115476.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. RUIZ-BASTIAN M, Falces-Romero I, Ramos-Ramos JC, de Pablos M, et al
    Bacterial co-infections in COVID-19 pneumonia in a tertiary care hospital: Surfing the first wave.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115477.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. NOVY E, Goury A, Thivilier C, Guillard T, et al
    Algorithm for rational use of Film Array Pneumonia Panel in bacterial coinfections of critically ill ventilated COVID-19 patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115507.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. ZAMORA-CINTAS MI, Lopez DJ, Blanco AC, Rodriguez TM, et al
    Coinfections among hospitalized patients with covid-19 in the first pandemic wave.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115416.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. KUFEL WD, Mastro KA, Steele JM, Wang D, et al
    Impact of a pharmacist-facilitated, evidence-based bundle initiative on Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia management.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115535.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  23. HEO YA
    Imipenem/Cilastatin/Relebactam: A Review in Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections.
    Drugs. 2021;81:377-388.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Bacteriol

  24. DASARI P, Nordengrun M, Vilhena C, Steil L, et al
    The protease SplB of Staphylococcus aureus targets host complement components and inhibits complement-mediated bacterial opsonophagocytosis.
    J Bacteriol. 2021 Oct 11:JB0018421. doi: 10.1128/JB.00184.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Biol Chem

  25. CAMPOMIZZI CS, Ghanatios GE, Estrada DF
    (19)F-NMR reveals substrate specificity of CYP121A1 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    J Biol Chem. 2021 Oct 8:101287. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101287.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Invest

  26. SIMMONS JD, Van PT, Stein CM, Chihota V, et al
    Monocyte metabolic transcriptional programs associate with resistance to tuberculin skin test/interferon-gamma release assay conversion.
    J Clin Invest. 2021;131.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Microbiol

  27. AUTIER B, Prattes J, White PL, Valerio M, et al
    Aspergillus Lateral Flow Assay with Digital Reader for the Diagnosis of COVID-19 Associated Pulmonary Aspergillosis (CAPA): A multicenter study.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Oct 13:JCM0168921. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01689.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Microbiol

  28. QIN J, Yang H, Shan Z, Jiang L, et al
    Clinical efficacy and safety of antifungal drugs for the treatment of Candida parapsilosis infections: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.
    J Med Microbiol. 2021;70.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  29. DURAND ML, Barshak MB, Chodosh J
    Infectious Keratitis in 2021.
    JAMA. 2021;326:1319-1320.

    N Engl J Med

  30. THOMPSON GR 3RD, Young JH
    Aspergillus Infections.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:1496-1509.


  31. PARET M, Lalani K, Hedari C, Jaffer A, et al
    SARS-CoV-2 Among Infants <90 Days of Age Admitted for Serious Bacterial Infection Evaluation.
    Pediatrics. 2021 Jun 30. pii: peds.2020-044685. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-044685.

  32. ROWE SL, Leder K, Perrett KP, Romero N, et al
    Maternal Vaccination and Infant Influenza and Pertussis.
    Pediatrics. 2021 Aug 26. pii: peds.2021-051076. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-051076.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Comput Biol

  33. O'HARE A, Balaz D, Wright DM, McCormick C, et al
    A new phylodynamic model of Mycobacterium bovis transmission in a multi-host system uncovers the role of the unobserved reservoir.
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2021;17:e1009005.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Genet

  34. MURPHY SG, Johnson BA, Ledoux CM, Dorr T, et al
    Vibrio cholerae's mysterious Seventh Pandemic island (VSP-II) encodes novel Zur-regulated zinc starvation genes involved in chemotaxis and cell congregation.
    PLoS Genet. 2021;17:e1009624.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  35. MARCUS U, Mirandola M, Schink SB, Gios L, et al
    Changes in the prevalence of self-reported sexually transmitted bacterial infections from 2010 and 2017 in two large European samples of men having sex with men-is it time to re-evaluate STI-screening as a control strategy?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248582.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. VEGA L, Herrera G, Munoz M, Patarroyo MA, et al
    Gut microbiota profiles in diarrheic patients with co-occurrence of Clostridioides difficile and Blastocystis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248185.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. RZUCIDLO-HYMCZAK A, Hymczak H, Kedziora A, Kapelak B, et al
    Prognostic role of perioperative acid-base disturbances on the risk of Clostridioides difficile infection in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248512.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. GARZA-GONZALEZ E, Bocanegra-Ibarias P, Bobadilla-Del-Valle M, Ponce-de-Leon-Garduno LA, et al
    Drug resistance phenotypes and genotypes in Mexico in representative gram-negative species: Results from the infivar network.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248614.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. SADDLER K, Zhang J, Sul J, Patel P, et al
    Improved economic and clinical outcomes with oritavancin versus a comparator group for treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections in a community hospital.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248129.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. TAKEMURA M, Haneda T, Idei H, Miki T, et al
    A Salmonella type III effector, PipA, works in a different manner than the PipA family effectors GogA and GtgA.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248975.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. BAI AD, Irfan N, Main C, El-Helou P, et al
    Local audit of empiric antibiotic therapy in bacteremia: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248817.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. GARG CC, Tshefu A, Longombe AL, Kila JN, et al
    Costs and cost-effectiveness of management of possible serious bacterial infections in young infants in outpatient settings when referral to a hospital was not possible: Results from randomized trials in Africa.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247977.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. DING ZH, Xu XP, Wang TR, Liang X, et al
    The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in inflammatory bowel disease in China: A case-control study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248427.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. SINGH AR, Kumar A, Shewade HD, Dhingra B, et al
    Poor adherence to TB diagnosis guidelines among under-five children with severe acute malnutrition in central India: A missed window of opportunity?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248192.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. WANG X, Yang M
    Spatial distribution and natural environment mechanism of the cholera epidemic in ancient Jiangnan area, China.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248048.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. DAS M, Mathur T, Ravi S, Meneguim AC, et al
    Challenging drug-resistant TB treatment journey for children, adolescents and their care-givers: A qualitative study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248408.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. NODA H, Kaise M, Wada R, Koizumi E, et al
    Characteristics of non-neoplastic epithelium that appears within gastric cancer with and without Helicobacter pylori eradication: A retrospective study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248333.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. CHENOUARD R, Mahieu R, Luque Paz D, Marion E, et al
    Impact of ceftriaxone and temocillin on fecal abundance of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing Escherichia coli in a mouse model.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248177.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. LONG A, Jones SRM
    Piscirickettsia salmonis shedding and tissue burden, and hematological responses during cohabitation infections in chum Oncorhynchus keta, pink O. gorbuscha and Atlantic salmon Salmo salar.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248098.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. SAHILE Z, Tezera R, Haile Mariam D, Collins J, et al
    Nutritional status and TB treatment outcomes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: An ambi-directional cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247945.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. FORD L, Glass K, Williamson DA, Sintchenko V, et al
    Cost of whole genome sequencing for non-typhoidal Salmonella enterica.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248561.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. MORTENSEN N, Jonasson SA, Lavesson IV, Emberland KE, et al
    Characteristics of hospitalized patients during a large waterborne outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni in Norway.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248464.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. FILS PEL, Cholley P, Gbaguidi-Haore H, Hocquet D, et al
    ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a University hospital: Molecular features, diffusion of epidemic clones and evaluation of cross-transmission.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247875.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. AGRAWAL S, Nandeibam J, Sarangthem I
    Ultrastructural changes in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) induced by metabolites of thermophilous fungi Acrophialophora levis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258607.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. APPIAH PK, Osei B, Amu H
    Factors associated with nutritional status, knowledge and attitudes among tuberculosis patients receiving treatment in Ghana: A cross-sectional study in the Tema Metropolis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258033.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. SEIBERT BA, Keel MK, Kelly TR, Nilsen RA, et al
    Chlamydia buteonis in birds of prey presented to California wildlife rehabilitation facilities.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258500.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. HEMA-OUANGRAOUA S, Tranchot-Diallo J, Zongo I, Kabore NF, et al
    Impact of mass administration of azithromycin as a preventive treatment on the prevalence and resistance of nasopharyngeal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257190.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. MAGUIRE PT, Loughran ST, Harvey R, Johnson PA, et al
    A TLR5 mono-agonist restores inhibited immune responses to Streptococcus pneumoniae during influenza virus infection in human monocytes.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258261.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. FORSBLOM E, Hognas E, Syrjanen J, Jarvinen A, et al
    Infectious diseases specialist consultation in Staphylococcus lugdunensis bacteremia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258511.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. ALI MA, Balcha ES, Woldesemayat AA, Tirore LD, et al
    Combined assessment of tuberculosis case notification rate and infection control at health facilities of Dale districts, Sidama Zone, Southern Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0242446.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. JAVAID N, Sultana Q, Rasool K, Gandra S, et al
    Trends in antimicrobial resistance amongst pathogens isolated from blood and cerebrospinal fluid cultures in Pakistan (2011-2015): A retrospective cross-sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250226.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. MOHABATI MOBAREZ A, Khalili M, Mostafavi E, Esmaeili S, et al
    Molecular detection of Coxiella burnetii infection in aborted samples of domestic ruminants in Iran.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250116.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. BARKER S, Harding SV, Gray D, Richards MI, et al
    Drug screening to identify compounds to act as co-therapies for the treatment of Burkholderia species.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248119.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  64. FULTON JC, Amaradasa BS, Ertek TS, Iriarte FB, et al
    Phylogenetic and phenotypic characterization of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum isolates from Florida-grown watermelon.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248364.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. LI R, Tang Z, Liu F, Yang M, et al
    Efficacy and safety of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for the prevention of pneumocystis pneumonia in human immunodeficiency virus-negative immunodeficient patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248524.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. ALLIE T, Jackson A, Ambler J, Johnston K, et al
    TBDBT: A TB DataBase Template for collection of harmonized TB clinical research data in REDCap, facilitating data standardisation for inter-study comparison and meta-analyses.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249165.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  67. GENTILE A, Della Latta MP, Bloch M, Martorelli L, et al
    Oropharyngeal meningococcal carriage in children and adolescents, a single center study in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247991.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. AYEDE AI, Ashubu OO, Fowobaje KR, Aboubaker S, et al
    Management of possible serious bacterial infection in young infants where referral is not possible in the context of existing health system structure in Ibadan, South-west Nigeria.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248720.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  69. DELELE TG, Biks GA, Abebe SM, Kebede ZT, et al
    Prevalence of common symptoms of neonatal illness in Northwest Ethiopia: A repeated measure cross-sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248678.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Pathog

  70. RETCHLESS AC, Chen A, Chang HY, Blain AE, et al
    Using Neisseria meningitidis genomic diversity to inform outbreak strain identification.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009586.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  71. YEBRA G, Haag AF, Neamah MM, Wee BA, et al
    Radical genome remodelling accompanied the emergence of a novel host-restricted bacterial pathogen.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009606.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  72. LIU C, Stocke K, Fitzsimonds ZR, Yakoumatos L, et al
    A bacterial tyrosine phosphatase modulates cell proliferation through targeting RGCC.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009598.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  73. BESSAIAH H, Pokharel P, Loucif H, Kulbay M, et al
    The RyfA small RNA regulates oxidative and osmotic stress responses and virulence in uropathogenic Escherichia coli.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009617.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  74. PHENN J, Pane-Farre J, Meukow N, Klein A, et al
    RegAB Homolog of Burkholderia pseudomallei is the Master Regulator of Redox Control and involved in Virulence.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009604.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  75. PEREZ-MORALES D, Nava-Galeana J, Rosales-Reyes R, Teehan P, et al
    An incoherent feedforward loop formed by SirA/BarA, HilE and HilD is involved in controlling the growth cost of virulence factor expression by Salmonella Typhimurium.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009630.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  76. GOMES MTR, Guimaraes ES, Marinho FV, Macedo I, et al
    STING regulates metabolic reprogramming in macrophages via HIF-1alpha during Brucella infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009597.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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