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1 Am J Trop Med Hyg
6 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
1 Biochemistry
1 BMC Neurol
3 Clin Infect Dis
1 Curr Microbiol
8 Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis
1 Dtsch Med Wochenschr
2 Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
10 Infect Immun
2 J Antimicrob Chemother
3 J Biol Chem
1 J Clin Invest
1 J Med Chem
2 Minerva Pediatr (Torino)
1 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
1 N Engl J Med
1 Nat Med
1 PLoS Med
3 PLoS Negl Trop Dis
9 PLoS One
1 PLoS Pathog
3 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

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    Am J Trop Med Hyg

  1. DENG S, Lin B, Weng B, Yang H, et al
    Clinical Characteristics and Follow-up of Cases of Streptococcus suis Meningitis in Patients of Liuzhou, China.
    Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2023 Jan 23:tpmd220515. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.22-0515.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  2. JIMENEZ-TORO I, Rodriguez CA, Zuluaga AF, Otalvaro JD, et al
    Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Index Linked to In Vivo Efficacy of the Ampicillin-Ceftriaxone Combination against Enterococcus faecalis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2023 Jan 25:e0096622. doi: 10.1128/aac.00966.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. ZHANG F, Li Z, Liu X, Luo G, et al
    Molecular Characteristics of an NDM-4 and OXA-181 Co-Producing K51-ST16 Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae: Study of Its Potential Dissemination Mediated by Conjugative Plasmids and Insertion Sequences.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2023 Jan 5:e0135422. doi: 10.1128/aac.01354.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. SHEWELL LK, Day CJ, De Bisscop X, Edwards JL, et al
    Repurposing Carbamazepine To Treat Gonococcal Infection in Women: Oral Delivery for Control of Epilepsy Generates Therapeutically Effective Levels in Vaginal Secretions.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2023;67:e0096822.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. TRANG M, Hammel JP, Lakota EA, Safir MC, et al
    Omadacycline Pharmacokinetics: Influence of Mortality Risk Score among Patients with Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2023;67:e0220121.

  6. ZEISER ET, Becka SA, LiPuma JJ, Papp-Wallace KM, et al
    Activity of ETX0462 toward Some Burkholderia spp.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2023;67:e0135222.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. MILLER S, Goy K, She R, Spellberg B, et al
    Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Performed in RPMI 1640 Reveals Azithromycin Efficacy against Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Predicts In Vivo Outcomes in Galleria mellonella.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Dec 5:e0132022. doi: 10.1128/aac.01320.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  8. TJIA-FLECK S, Readnour BM, Ayinuola YA, Castellino FJ, et al
    High-Resolution Single-Particle Cryo-EM Hydrated Structure of Streptococcus pyogenes Enolase Offers Insights into Its Function as a Plasminogen Receptor.
    Biochemistry. 2023 Jan 26. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.2c00637.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Neurol

  9. HOEFNAGEL D, Volovici V, Dos Santos Rubio EJ, Voor In't Holt AF, et al
    Impact of an external ventricular shunt (EVD) handling protocol on secondary meningitis rates: a historical cohort study with propensity score matching.
    BMC Neurol. 2023;23:36.
    PubMed         Abstract available


    Strep A: Pharmacists can supply alternative penicillin, in light of shortages.
    BMJ. 2022;379:o3020.

  11. KHOURY P
    Cholera is back but the world is looking away.
    BMJ. 2023;380:141.

    Clin Infect Dis

  12. Correction to: Persistent Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Resetting the Clock for Optimal Management.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Jan 21:ciad008. doi: 10.1093.

  13. Correction to: Serological Profiling of Group A Streptococcus Infections in Acute Rheumatic Fever.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Jan 25:ciac307. doi: 10.1093.

  14. ORTIZ-BRIZUELA E, Apriani L, Mukherjee T, Lachapelle-Chisholm S, et al
    Assessing the diagnostic performance of new commercial IGRAs for Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Jan 23:ciad030. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Curr Microbiol

  15. SEOK H, Choi JY, Ganbold M, Shin JH, et al
    Re-identification and Characterization of Multidrug-Resistant Corynebacterium haemomassiliense-Like Organisms from Humans.
    Curr Microbiol. 2023;80:82.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis

  16. LUO Y, Xue Y, Liu W, Song H, et al
    Convolutional neural network based on T-SPOT.TB assay promoting the discrimination between active tuberculosis and latent tuberculosis infection.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023;105:115892.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. FLORES-VEGA VR, Lara-Zavala BA, Jarillo-Quijada MD, Fernandez-Vazquez JL, et al
    Burkholderia vietnamiensis causing infections in noncystic fibrosis patients in a tertiary care hospital in Mexico.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023;105:115866.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. SU W, Ju L, Hua Q, Hu J, et al
    Values of combined C-reactive protein, procalcitonin and serum amyloid A in differential diagnosis of bacterial and non-bacterial community acquired pneumonia in children.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023;105:115865.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. FREIRE S, Grilo T, Nordmann P, Poirel L, et al
    Multiplex PCR for detection of acquired plasmid-borne fosfomycin resistance fos genes in Escherichia coli.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023;105:115864.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. LAROCHE L, Mercier V, Sasso M
    BD BACTEC Mycosis IC/F culture vials for fungemia diagnosis and follow-up: a retrospective study from 2013 to 2020.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023;105:115863.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. MIENDJE DEYI VY, Ntounda R, Louis H, Kahegeshe NL, et al
    Primary Helicobacter pylori resistance to antimicrobials in the Brussels area in 2021.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023;105:115855.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. DONNARS A, Mahieu R, Declerck C, Chenouard R, et al
    BIOFIRE(R) Blood Culture IDentification 2 (BCID2) panel for early adaptation of antimicrobial therapy in adult patients with bloodstream infections: a real-life experience.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023;105:115858.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. LI L, Yuan Y, He W, Zheng L, et al
    Emerging multidrug resistance contributes to treatment failure in Mycoplasma genitalium infected patients in China.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023;105:115854.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Dtsch Med Wochenschr

  24. LUERS A
    [Extrapulmonary tuberculosis: a difficult therapeutic approach].
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2023;148:112-115.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

  25. BUSATTO C, Possuelo LG, Bierhals D, de Oliveira CL, et al
    Spread of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Southern Brazilian persons deprived of liberty: a molecular epidemiology study.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023 Jan 26. doi: 10.1007/s10096-023-04546.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. NOWROUZIAN FL, Stadler LS, Ostblom A, Lindberg E, et al
    Staphylococcus aureus sequence type (ST) 45, ST30, and ST15 in the gut microbiota of healthy infants - persistence and population counts in relation to ST and virulence gene carriage.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2023 Jan 23. doi: 10.1007/s10096-022-04539.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Infect Immun

  27. SACHAN M, Brann KR, Fullerton MS, Voth DE, et al
    MicroRNAs Contribute to Host Response to Coxiella burnetii.
    Infect Immun. 2023;91:e0019922.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. ZAFAR MA, Costa-Terryl A, Young TM
    The Two-Component System YesMN Promotes Pneumococcal Host-to-Host Transmission and Regulates Genes Involved in Zinc Homeostasis.
    Infect Immun. 2023;91:e0037522.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. JOHNSON KS, Yang C, Carter JE, Worthington AK, et al
    Helicobacter pylori Chronic-Stage Inflammation Undergoes Fluctuations That Are Altered in tlpA Mutants.
    Infect Immun. 2023;91:e0032222.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. SINGH S, Singh PK, Kumar A
    Butyrate Ameliorates Intraocular Bacterial Infection by Promoting Autophagy and Attenuating the Inflammatory Response.
    Infect Immun. 2023;91:e0025222.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. POPOV G, Fiebig-Comyn A, Syriste L, Little DJ, et al
    Distinct Molecular Features of NleG Type 3 Secreted Effectors Allow for Different Roles during Citrobacter rodentium Infection in Mice.
    Infect Immun. 2023;91:e0050522.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. HUANG H, Even Z, Wang Z, Li L, et al
    Proteomics Profiling Reveals Regulation of Immune Response to Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Infection in Mice.
    Infect Immun. 2023;91:e0049922.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. SACHAROK AL, Porsch EA, St Geme JW 3rd
    The Kingella kingae PilC1 MIDAS Motif Is Essential for Type IV Pilus Adhesive Activity and Twitching Motility.
    Infect Immun. 2023;91:e0033822.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. XU T, Zheng Y, Liu B, Kou M, et al
    Pmorf0222, a Virulence Factor in Pasteurella multocida, Activates Nuclear Factor Kappa B and Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase via Toll-Like Receptor 1/2.
    Infect Immun. 2023;91:e0019322.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. FAUERHARMEL-NUNES T, Flannagan RS, Goncheva MI, Bayer AS, et al
    MRSA Isolates from Patients with Persistent Bacteremia Generate Nonstable Small Colony Variants In Vitro within Macrophages and Endothelial Cells during Prolonged Vancomycin Exposure.
    Infect Immun. 2023;91:e0042322.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. STEIERT B, Faris R, Weber MM
    In Search of a Mechanistic Link between Chlamydia trachomatis-Induced Cellular Pathophysiology and Oncogenesis.
    Infect Immun. 2023 Jan 25:e0044322. doi: 10.1128/iai.00443.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Antimicrob Chemother

  37. HU J, Chen L, Li G, Pan Y, et al
    Prevalence and genetic characteristics of fosB-positive Staphylococcus aureus in duck farms in Guangdong, China in 2020.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2023 Jan 24:dkad014. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. ROBSON C, Tan B, Stuart R, Nicholls S, et al
    A systematic review of optimal pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic parameters for beta-lactam therapy in infective endocarditis.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2023 Jan 24:dkad005. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Biol Chem

  39. CLARK LC, Atkin KE, Whelan F, Brentnall AS, et al
    Staphylococcal Periscope Proteins Aap, SasG and Pls project non-canonical legume-like lectin adhesin domains from the bacterial surface.
    J Biol Chem. 2023 Jan 23:102936. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2023.102936.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. SINGHA B, Behera D, Khan MZ, Singh NK, et al
    The unique N-terminal region of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Sigma Factor A (sigma(A)) plays a dominant role in the essential function of this protein.
    J Biol Chem. 2023 Jan 20:102933. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2023.102933.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. LI H, Hu L, Cuffee CW, Mohamed M, et al
    Correction: Interdomain interactions dictate the function of the Candida albicans Hsp110 protein Msi3.
    J Biol Chem. 2023;299:102879.

    J Clin Invest

  42. SCHWARZ C, Eschenhagen P, Schmidt H, Hohnstein T, et al
    Antigen specificity and cross-reactivity drive functionally diverse anti-Aspergillus fumigatus T cell responses in cystic fibrosis.
    J Clin Invest. 2023 Jan 26:e161593. doi: 10.1172/JCI161593.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Chem

  43. HUANG Y, Liu N, Pan Z, Li Z, et al
    BET-HDAC Dual Inhibitors for Combinational Treatment of Breast Cancer and Concurrent Candidiasis.
    J Med Chem. 2023;66:1239-1253.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Minerva Pediatr (Torino)

  44. D'ANGELO G, Marseglia L, Gitto E
    From meningococcus one can only survive, but how?
    Minerva Pediatr (Torino). 2022;74:796-797.

  45. DARGENIO VN, Castellaneta S, Panico S, Papagni ME, et al
    Probiotics and gastrointestinal diseases.
    Minerva Pediatr (Torino). 2022;74:703-723.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep

  46. CARLSON JM, Tannis A, Woodworth KR, Reynolds MR, et al
    Substance Use Among Persons with Syphilis During Pregnancy - Arizona and Georgia, 2018-2021.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2023;72:63-67.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  47. CHEN CY, Yang PJ
    Splenic Tuberculosis.
    N Engl J Med. 2023 Jan 21. doi: 10.1056/NEJMicm2206174.

    Nat Med

  48. OGONGO P, Ernst JD
    Finding antigens for TB vaccines: the good, the bad and the useless.
    Nat Med. 2023 Jan 5. doi: 10.1038/s41591-022-02123.

    PLoS Med

  49. PORTNOY A, Clark RA, Quaife M, Weerasuriya CK, et al
    The cost and cost-effectiveness of novel tuberculosis vaccines in low- and middle-income countries: A modeling study.
    PLoS Med. 2023;20:e1004155.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  50. ESMAEILI S, Esmaeili P, Mahmoudi A, Ghasemi A, et al
    Serological evidence of Yersinia pestis infection in rodents and carnivores in Northwestern Iran.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2023;17:e0011021.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. SILVA DE LA FUENTE MC, Perez C, Martinez-Valdebenito C, Perez R, et al
    Eco-epidemiology of rodent-associated trombiculid mites and infection with Orientia spp. in Southern Chile.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2023;17:e0011051.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. MARINHO FALCAO EM, da Costa Medeiros M, Freitas ADA, de Almeida Soares JC, et al
    Acute paracoccidioidomycosis worsened by immunosuppressive therapy due to a misdiagnosis of Crohn's disease.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2023;17:e0011023.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  53. KHEMNU N, Serichantalergs O, Ruekit S, Lertsethtakarn P, et al
    Description of novel capsule biosynthesis loci of Campylobacter jejuni clinical isolates from South and South-East Asia.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0280583.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. THAO V, Sharpe EE, Dholakia R, Ahn HH, et al
    Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of testing pregnant women for penicillin allergy.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0280151.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. GLYNN JR, Khan P, Mzembe T, Sichali L, et al
    Contribution of remote M.tuberculosis infection to tuberculosis disease: A 30-year population study.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0278136.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. TAKEUCHI H, Nakajima C, Konnai S, Maekawa N, et al
    Characterization of SpsQ from Staphylococcus pseudintermedius as an affinity chromatography ligand for canine therapeutic antibodies.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0281171.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. NAGARAJAN K, Muniyandi M, Sellappan S, Karunanidhi S, et al
    A study on tuberculosis disease disclosure patterns and its associated factors: Findings from a prospective observational study in Chennai.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0280812.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. YANG Q, Zhang C, Liu X, Zhang L, et al
    The pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of cefquinome against Streptococcus agalactiae in a murine mastitis model.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0278306.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. GREER RC, Kanthawang N, Roest J, Wangrangsimakul T, et al
    Vulnerability and agency in research participants' daily lives and the research encounter: A qualitative case study of participants taking part in scrub typhus research in northern Thailand.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0280056.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. LOULOU A, Mastore M, Caramella S, Bhat AH, et al
    Entomopathogenic potential of bacteria associated with soil-borne nematodes and insect immune responses to their infection.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0280675.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. IDE N, Kawada-Matsuo M, Le MN, Hisatsune J, et al
    Different CprABC amino acid sequences affect nisin A susceptibility in Clostridioides difficile isolates.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0280676.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Pathog

  62. CRAVENER MV, Do E, May G, Zarnowski R, et al
    Reinforcement amid genetic diversity in the Candida albicans biofilm regulatory network.
    PLoS Pathog. 2023;19:e1011109.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  63. GUSA A, Yadav V, Roth C, Williams JD, et al
    Genome-wide analysis of heat stress-stimulated transposon mobility in the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus deneoformans.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2023;120:e2209831120.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  64. BROWN CM, Corey RA, Grelard A, Gao Y, et al
    Supramolecular organization and dynamics of mannosylated phosphatidylinositol lipids in the mycobacterial plasma membrane.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2023;120:e2212755120.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. MACDONALD R, Mahoney BJ, Soule J, Goring AK, et al
    The Shr receptor from Streptococcus pyogenes uses a cap and release mechanism to acquire heme-iron from human hemoglobin.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2023;120:e2211939120.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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