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3 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
9 Clin Infect Dis
1 Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis
1 Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
2 Infect Immun
1 J Antimicrob Chemother
1 J Biol Chem
8 J Clin Microbiol
1 J Med Microbiol
2 N Engl J Med
1 Nature
1 PLoS Negl Trop Dis
6 PLoS One
3 PLoS Pathog

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    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  1. KENGO A, Nabeemeeah F, Denti P, Sabet R, et al
    Assessing potential drug-drug interactions between clofazimine and other frequently used agents to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2024 Apr 10:e0158323. doi: 10.1128/aac.01583.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. LOSSOUARN J, Beurrier E, Bouteau A, Moncaut E, et al
    The virtue of training: extending phage host spectra against vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium strains using the Appelmans method.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2024 Apr 9:e0143923. doi: 10.1128/aac.01439.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. POONAWALA H, Zhang Y, Kuchibhotla S, Green AG, et al
    Transcriptomic responses to antibiotic exposure in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2024 Apr 8:e0118523. doi: 10.1128/aac.01185.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

  4. YANG E, Sajhwani D, Fassnacht R, Mehta L, et al
    High rates of acquisition of toxigenic Clostridioides difficile colonization without subsequent infection during acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment in children.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Oct 11:ciad628. doi: 10.1093.

  5. STRAUB TJ, Lombardo MJ, Bryant JA, Diao L, et al
    Impact of a purified microbiome therapeutic on abundance of antimicrobial resistance genes in patients with recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Oct 12:ciad636. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. QIU J, Zimmet AN, Bell TD, Gadrey S, et al
    Pathophysiological Responses to Bloodstream Infection in Critically Ill Transplant Recipients Compared With Non-Transplant Recipients.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2024;78:1011-1021.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. UJIIE M
    Tetanus Toxoid Antibody Seroprevalence in Japan.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2024;78:1079-1080.

  8. MIKIASHVILI L, Kempker RR, Chakhaia TS, Bablishvili N, et al
    Impact of Prior Tuberculosis Treatment With New/Companion Drugs on Clinical Outcomes in Patients Receiving Concomitant Bedaquiline and Delamanid for Multidrug- and Rifampicin-Resistant Tuberculosis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2024;78:1043-1052.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. MARINER-LLICER C, Saavedra Cervera B, Mambuque E, Gomes N, et al
    Monitoring of First-line Drug Resistance Mutations Outside the Scope of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra is Needed for Successful Control of DR-TB in Southern Mozambique.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2024;78:842-845.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. RYBAK A, Assad Z, Levy C, Bonarcorsi S, et al
    Age-specific resurgence in invasive pneumococcal disease incidence in the COVID-19 pandemic era and its association with respiratory virus and pneumococcal carriage dynamics: a time series analysis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Dec 6:ciad746. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. CHABALA C, Wobudeya E, van der Zalm MM, Kapasa M, et al
    Clinical outcomes in children living with HIV treated for non-severe tuberculosis in the SHINE Trial.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2024 Apr 9:ciae193. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. CHASTAIN DB, Spradlin M, Ahmad H, Henao-Martinez AF, et al
    Executive Summary: State-of-the-Art Review: Unintended Consequences: Risk of Opportunistic Infections Associated with Long-term Glucocorticoid Therapies in Adults.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2024;78:811-812.

    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis

  13. LI W, Huang Y, Tong S, Wan C, et al
    The characteristics of the gut microbiota in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: A systematic review.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2024;109:116291.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

  14. CAMPBELL S, Smith S, Hanson J
    Lincosamide monotherapy treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia in tropical Australia: a case series.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2024 Apr 12. doi: 10.1007/s10096-024-04816.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Infect Immun

  15. WILLIAMS MT, Zhang Y, Pulse ME, Berg RE, et al
    Suppression of host humoral immunity by Borrelia burgdorferi varies over the course of infection.
    Infect Immun. 2024;92:e0001824.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. VANCE DJ, Basir S, Piazza CL, Willsey GG, et al
    Single-domain antibodies reveal unique borrelicidal epitopes on the Lyme disease vaccine antigen, outer surface protein A (OspA).
    Infect Immun. 2024 Mar 12:e0008424. doi: 10.1128/iai.00084.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Antimicrob Chemother

  17. STEMKENS R, Mouhdad C, Franssen EJF, Touw D, et al
    Ten-year results of an international external quality control programme for measurement of anti-tuberculosis drug concentrations.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2024 Apr 6:dkae105. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Biol Chem

  18. SHEARER HL, Currie MJ, Agnew HN, Trappetti C, et al
    Hypothiocyanous acid reductase is critical for host colonization and infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae.
    J Biol Chem. 2024 Apr 9:107282. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2024.107282.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Microbiol

  19. PENG Y, Williams MM, Xiaoli L, Simon A, et al
    Strengthening Bordetella pertussis genomic surveillance by direct sequencing of residual positive specimens.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2024;62:e0165323.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. WALSH TJ, Mencacci A, Paggi R, Douka E, et al
    Prospective observational pilot study of the T2Resistance panel in the T2Dx system for detection of resistance genes in bacterial bloodstream infections.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2024;62:e0129623.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. GHANEM-ZOUBI N, Mustafa-Hellou M, Zahran M, Gazit L, et al
    The integration of Coxiella burnetii PCR testing in serum into the diagnostic algorithm of suspected acute Q fever in an endemic setting.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2024;62:e0170323.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. GIFFEN SR, Stoeppler E, Elliott A, Miller MB, et al
    Evaluation of analyte-specific reagents for the direct detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2024;62:e0004524.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. ITO A, Ishida T, Tachibana H, Nakanishi Y, et al
    Identification rate of Legionella species in non-purulent sputum culture is comparable to that in purulent sputum culture in Legionella pneumonia.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2024;62:e0166523.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. WEEBER P, Singh N, Lapierre P, Mingle L, et al
    A novel hybridization capture method for direct whole genome sequencing of clinical specimens to inform Legionnaires' disease investigations.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2024;62:e0130523.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. STREVA VA, Weinstein J, Jankowski-Romano C, Osakwe N, et al
    The Brief Case: Incidental finding of Brucella abortus bacteremia in a patient with urinary tract infection.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2024;62:e0138123.

  26. MORENO A, Mah J, Budvytiene I, Ho DY, et al
    Dynamics and prognostic value of plasma cell-free DNA PCR in patients with invasive aspergillosis and mucormycosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2024 Apr 11:e0039424. doi: 10.1128/jcm.00394.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Microbiol

  27. AGUILERA-FRANCO M, Tarrino-Leon M, Olivares-Duran MJ, Espadafor B, et al
    Evaluation of a new CT/NG/TV/MG Real-Time PCR Kit (Vircell) versus the Allplex STI Essential Assay (Seegene) for the diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections.
    J Med Microbiol. 2024;73.
    PubMed         Abstract available


    Meta-Analysis: Females at Higher Risk of Death From Staph Infection.
    JAMA. 2024;331:1172.

    N Engl J Med

  29. STAFFORD IA, Workowski KA, Bachmann LH
    Syphilis Complicating Pregnancy and Congenital Syphilis. Reply.
    N Engl J Med. 2024;390:1251.

    Syphilis Complicating Pregnancy and Congenital Syphilis.
    N Engl J Med. 2024;390:1251.


  31. WU Q, Zhang J, Kumar S, Shen S, et al
    Resilient anatomy and local plasticity of naive and stress haematopoiesis.
    Nature. 2024;627:839-846.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  32. SAEZ-LOPEZ E, Millan-Placer AC, Lucia A, Ramon-Garcia S, et al
    Amoxicillin/clavulanate in combination with rifampicin/clarithromycin is bactericidal against Mycobacterium ulcerans.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2024;18:e0011867.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  33. OMONGOT S, Muttamba W, Najjingo I, Baruch Baluku J, et al
    Strategies to resolve the gap in adolescent tuberculosis care at four health facilities in Uganda: The teenager's TB pilot project.
    PLoS One. 2024;19:e0286894.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. OU J, Li J, Liu Y, Su X, et al
    Quality appraisal of clinical guidelines for Helicobacter pylori infection and systematic analysis of the level of evidence for recommendations.
    PLoS One. 2024;19:e0301006.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. GARCIA-LOPEZ M, Lurier T, Bouilloud M, Pradel J, et al
    Prevalence, genetic diversity and eco-epidemiology of pathogenic Leptospira species in small mammal communities in urban parks Lyon city, France.
    PLoS One. 2024;19:e0300523.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. TETTEH FKM, Ablordey A, Obeng-Nkrumah N, Opintan JA, et al
    Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in clinical isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae recovered from patients at the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana.
    PLoS One. 2024;19:e0300596.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. GAO Y, Yang XJ, Zhu Y, Yang M, et al
    Association between rosacea and helicobacter pylori infection: A meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2024;19:e0301703.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. SINGHA S, Koop G, Rahman MM, Ceciliani F, et al
    Pathogen group-specific risk factors for intramammary infection in water buffalo.
    PLoS One. 2024;19:e0299929.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Pathog

  39. BOBBA S, Chauhan KS, Akter S, Das S, et al
    A protective role for type I interferon signaling following infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis carrying the rifampicin drug resistance-conferring RpoB mutation H445Y.
    PLoS Pathog. 2024;20:e1012137.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. GNAIEN M, Maufrais C, Rebai Y, Kallel A, et al
    A gain-of-function mutation in zinc cluster transcription factor Rob1 Drives Candida albicans adaptive growth in the cystic fibrosis lung environment.
    PLoS Pathog. 2024;20:e1012154.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. FULLER NM, McQuaid CF, Harker MJ, Weerasuriya CK, et al
    Mathematical models of drug-resistant tuberculosis lack bacterial heterogeneity: A systematic review.
    PLoS Pathog. 2024;20:e1011574.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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