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    Am J Med

  1. WINDPESSL M, Oel D, Muller P
    A Tick-borne Cause of Hyponatremia: SIADH Due to Lyme Meningitis.
    Am J Med. 2022 May 27. pii: S0002-9343(22)00397.

  2. KATAYAMA S, Ota M
    Rapidly Progressive Hair Loss May Be the Only Sign of Syphilis.
    Am J Med. 2022;135:e121-e122.

    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  3. MARAIS BJ, Graham SM
    The Value of Chest Radiography in Tuberculosis Preventive Treatment (TPT) Screening in Children and Adolescents.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 Jun 2. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202205-1023.

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  4. SONG W, Wang L, Jin M, Guo X, et al
    Punicalagin, an Inhibitor of Sortase A, Is a Promising Therapeutic Drug to Combat Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Jun 2:e0022422. doi: 10.1128/aac.00224.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. SHIVARATHRI R, Jenull S, Chauhan M, Singh A, et al
    Comparative Transcriptomics Reveal Possible Mechanisms of Amphotericin B Resistance in Candida auris.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Jun 2:e0227621. doi: 10.1128/aac.02276.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. CHEN M, Zhong G, Wang S, Chen P, et al
    Deletion of cox7c Results in Pan-Azole Resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 Jun 1:e0015122. doi: 10.1128/aac.00151.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  7. DYER C
    Retired consultant is struck off over treatment of young transgender patients.
    BMJ. 2022;377:o1357.

    Clin Infect Dis

  8. BAKER MA, Sands KE, Huang SS, Kleinman K, et al
    The Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare-Associated Infections.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 9. pii: 6346721. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. MEIRING S, Tempia S, Dominic EM, de Gouveia L, et al
    Excess Invasive Meningococcal Disease Associated With Seasonal Influenza, South Africa, 2003-2018.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022;74:1729-1735.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. WEITZEL T, Silva-de la Fuente MC, Martinez-Valdebenito C, Stekolnikov AA, et al
    Novel Vector of Scrub Typhus in Sub-Antarctic Chile: Evidence From Human Exposure.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022;74:1862-1865.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. ANGLEMYER A, McNeill A, DuBray K, Sonder GJB, et al
    Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: Concerning Trends in Serotype 19A Notifications in New Zealand.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022;74:1859-1861.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. ONG SWX, Hon PY, Wee SSH, Chia JWZ, et al
    Accuracy of a Rapid Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Plus a Chromogenic Phenotypic Test Algorithm for Detection of Extended-Spectrum beta-Lactamase and Carbapenemase-Producing Gram-Negative Bacilli in Positive Blood Culture Bottles.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022;74:1850-1854.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. TRUONG CN, Nailor MD, Walia R, Cherrier L, et al
    Reply to Al Obaidi et al.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022;74:1886-1887.

  14. AL-OBAIDI MM, Nematollahi S, Nix DE, Zangeneh TT, et al
    Remarks on the Universal Lifelong Coccidioidomycosis Prophylaxis in Lung Transplant Recipients.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022;74:1885-1886.

  15. MILLER LG, Singh R, Eells SJ, Gillen D, et al
    Chlorhexidine and Mupirocin for Clearance of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization After Hospital Discharge: A Secondary Analysis of the CLEAR Trial.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2022 May 31. pii: 6595699. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Dig Dis Sci

  16. OKAGAWA Y, Abe S, Yamada M, Oda I, et al
    Artificial Intelligence in Endoscopy.
    Dig Dis Sci. 2022;67:1553-1572.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. KUMAR S, Goldberg DS, Kaplan DE
    Ranitidine Use and Gastric Cancer Among Persons with Helicobacter pylori.
    Dig Dis Sci. 2021 Apr 15. pii: 10.1007/s10620-021-06972.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

  18. BENEJAT L, Giese A, Lescaudron Z, Bonnac J, et al
    Automation of RIDA(R)GENE Helicobacter pylori PCR on the BD MAX System.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:875-879.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. WACKENHEIM C, Le Marechal M, Pluchart H, Gavazzi G, et al
    Dalbavancin in clinical practice: a particular place for the elderly?
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:977-979.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. KANAUJIA R, Biswal M, Angrup A, Ray P, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of the metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS) for detection of bacterial meningoencephalitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:881-891.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. SHARMA V, Singh A, Gaur M, Rawat D, et al
    Evaluating the efficacy of stool sample on Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra and its comparison with other sample types by meta-analysis for TB diagnostics.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:893-906.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. BRANDAL LT, Vestrheim DF, Bruvik T, Roness RB, et al
    Evolution of Bordetella pertussis in the acellular vaccine era in Norway, 1996 to 2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:913-924.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. GUO X, Ruan Q, Jin J, Zheng J, et al
    Disseminated coccidioidomycosis in immunocompetent patients in non-endemic areas: a case series and literature review.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:925-939.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. PETIT C, Lavrard-Meyer P, Raoult D, Dubourg G, et al
    The absolute number of leukocytes per vial as a major cause of early false positive blood cultures: proof-of-concept and application.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:951-959.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. KIEDROWSKA M, Forys WJ, Golebiewska A, Wasko I, et al
    Antimicrobial resistance among Haemophilus influenzae isolates responsible for lower respiratory tract infections in Poland, 2005-2019.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2022;41:961-969.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Infect Immun

  26. RIDDER MJ, McReynolds AKG, Dai H, Pritchard MT, et al
    Kinetic Characterization of the Immune Response to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Subcutaneous Skin Infection.
    Infect Immun. 2022 Jun 1:e0006522. doi: 10.1128/iai.00065.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Antimicrob Chemother

    Linezolid versus omadacycline in diabetic soft tissue infections: a signal of different adjunctive immunological properties?
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1503-1505.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. NEVILLE LF, Shalit I, Warn PA, Rendell JT, et al
    Vancomycin-arginine (STM-001) abrogates ESBL carrier and carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli burden in a murine complicated urinary tract infection model.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022 Mar 1. pii: 6539950. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. LUQUE-PAZ D, Bennis Y, Jaubert P, Dubee V, et al
    Cerebrospinal fluid concentrations of cefiderocol during the treatment of extensively drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa ventriculitis.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1787-1789.

  30. CHAPAGAIN M, Pasipanodya JG, Athale S, Bernal C, et al
    Omadacycline efficacy in the hollow fibre system model of pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex and potency at clinically attainable doses.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1694-1705.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. CREMANNS M, Lange F, Gatermann SG, Pfennigwerth N, et al
    Effect of sigma E on carbapenem resistance in OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022 Mar 10. pii: 6546017. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. JAUNEIKAITE E, Honeyford K, Blandy O, Mosavie M, et al
    Bacterial genotypic and patient risk factors for adverse outcomes in Escherichia coli bloodstream infections: a prospective molecular epidemiological study.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1753-1761.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. IZDEBSKI R, Biedrzycka M, Urbanowicz P, Papierowska-Kozdoj W, et al
    Multiple secondary outbreaks of NDM-producing Enterobacter hormaechei in the context of endemic NDM-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1561-1569.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. YEOH DK, Haeusler GM, McMullan BJ, Butters C, et al
    Antifungal use in children with acute leukaemia: state of current evidence and directions for future research.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1508-1524.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. CABRERA R, Fernandez-Barat L, Vazquez N, Alcaraz-Serrano V, et al
    Resistance mechanisms and molecular epidemiology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains from patients with bronchiectasis.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1600-1610.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. NAHA S, Sands K, Mukherjee S, Dutta S, et al
    A 12 year experience of colistin resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae causing neonatal sepsis: two-component systems, efflux pumps, lipopolysaccharide modification and comparative phylogenomics.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1586-1591.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. SPRUTE R, Bethe U, Chen SC, Cornely OA, et al
    EQUAL Trichosporon Score 2022: an ECMM score to measure QUALity of the clinical management of invasive Trichosporon infections.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1779-1784.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. PORMOHAMMAD A, Greening D, Turner RJ
    Synergism inhibition and eradication activity of silver nitrate/potassium tellurite combination against Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1635-1644.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. TICKNER JA, Bradshaw CS, Murray GL, Whiley DM, et al
    Novel probe-based melting curve assays for the characterization of fluoroquinolone resistance in Mycoplasma genitalium.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022 Mar 30. pii: 6555777. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. CHAIBEN V, Yamada CH, Telles JP, de Andrade AP, et al
    A carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii outbreak associated with a polymyxin shortage during the COVID pandemic: an in vitro and biofilm analysis of synergy between meropenem, gentamicin and sulbactam.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022 Apr 4. pii: 6562691. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. GAIBANI P, Bovo F, Bussini L, Lazzarotto T, et al
    Dynamic evolution of imipenem/relebactam resistance in a KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae from a single patient during ceftazidime/avibactam-based treatments.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1570-1577.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. VUILLEMENOT JB, Bour M, Beyrouthy R, Bonnet R, et al
    Genomic analysis of CTX-M-115 and OXA-23/-72 co-producing Acinetobacter baumannii, and their potential to spread resistance genes by natural transformation.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022;77:1542-1552.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Bacteriol

  43. LIMA BP, Davies JR, Wickstrom C, Johnstone KF, et al
    Streptococcus gordonii Poised for Glycan Feeding through a MUC5B-Discriminating, Lipoteichoic Acid-Mediated Outside-In Signaling Circuit.
    J Bacteriol. 2022 Jun 2:e0011822. doi: 10.1128/jb.00118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  44. DOLBY HW, Clifford SA, Laurenson IF, Fowler VG, et al
    Heterogeneity In Staphylococcus aureus Bacteraemia Clinical Trials Complicates Interpretation Of Findings.
    J Infect Dis. 2022 May 27. pii: 6593971. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Chem

  45. WU Y, Jiang W, Cong Z, Chen K, et al
    An Effective Strategy to Develop Potent and Selective Antifungal Agents from Cell Penetrating Peptides in Tackling Drug-Resistant Invasive Fungal Infections.
    J Med Chem. 2022;65:7296-7311.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Med Microbiol

  46. AHMAD ZAMRI N, Rusli MEF, Mohamad Yusof L, Rosli R, et al
    Immunization with a bicistronic DNA vaccine modulates systemic IFN-gamma and IL-10 expression against Vibrio cholerae infection.
    J Med Microbiol. 2022;71.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. SANTOS RT, Gaeta NC, Silveira BO, Zanette A, et al
    Bacteria associated with infectious keratoconjunctivitis outbreak in confined lambs.
    J Med Microbiol. 2022;71.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. MEGGED O, Assous MV
    Non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia: comparison of adults and children in a single medical center.
    J Med Microbiol. 2022;71.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep

  49. PALACIOS A, Otto M, Flaherty E, Boyle MM, et al
    Multistate Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes Infections Linked to Fresh, Soft Hispanic-Style Cheese - United States, 2021.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2022;71:709-712.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  50. VICIC M, Prpic Massari L
    Reactive Arthritis.
    N Engl J Med. 2022;386:2035.


  51. BURSTEIN B, Alathari N, Papenburg J
    Guideline-Based Risk Stratification for Febrile Young Infants Without Procalcitonin Measurement.
    Pediatrics. 2022 May 17. pii: 188016. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-056028.

  52. GUEZ-BARBER D, Swami SK, Harrison JB, McGuire JL, et al
    Differentiating Bell's Palsy From Lyme-Related Facial Palsy.
    Pediatrics. 2022;149.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Biol

  53. SEO H, Kim S, Mahmud HA, Islam MI, et al
    A novel class of antimicrobial drugs selectively targets a Mycobacterium tuberculosis PE-PGRS protein.
    PLoS Biol. 2022;20:e3001648.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Med

  54. NYAMWAYA DK, Otiende M, Mwango L, Kariuki SM, et al
    Incidence of chikungunya virus infections among Kenyan children with neurological disease, 2014-2018: A cohort study.
    PLoS Med. 2022;19:e1003994.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  55. BOODMAN C, MacDougall W, Hawkes M, Tyrrell G, et al
    Bartonella quintana endocarditis in a child from Northern Manitoba, Canada.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010399.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. COOPER PJ, Anselmi M, Caicedo C, Lopez A, et al
    Yaws elimination in Ecuador: Findings of a serological survey of children in Esmeraldas province to evaluate interruption of transmission.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010173.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. STONE NE, Hall CM, Ortiz M, Hutton SM, et al
    Diverse lineages of pathogenic Leptospira species are widespread in the environment in Puerto Rico, USA.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0009959.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. LEDGER KJ, Innocent H, Lukhele SM, Dorleans R, et al
    Entomological risk of African tick-bite fever (Rickettsia africae infection) in Eswatini.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16:e0010437.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  59. LAMPART M, Zellweger N, Bassetti S, Tschudin-Sutter S, et al
    Clinical utility of inflammatory biomarkers in COVID-19 in direct comparison to other respiratory infections-A prospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0269005.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. BALOCHE A, Jung C, Levy M, Elbez-Rubinstein A, et al
    Long-term impact of invasive meningococcal disease in children: SEINE study protocol.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0268536.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. KO M, Cherian T, Groves HT, Klemm EJ, et al
    Application of the Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) methodology to prioritize research to enable the implementation of Ending Cholera: A global roadmap to 2030.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0264952.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. LIU Y, Yoo BB, Hwang CA, Martinez MR, et al
    Involvement of a putative ATP-Binding Cassette (ABC) Involved in manganese transport in virulence of Listeria monocytogenes.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0268924.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. COSTA AC, Santa-Cruz F, Araujo RLC, Leitao G, et al
    Analysis of cathepsin S expression in gastric adenocarcinoma and in Helicobacter pylori infection.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0268836.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Pathog

  64. COSTA FG, Horswill AR
    Overcoming pH defenses on the skin to establish infections.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010512.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. BYERLY CD, Mitra S, Patterson LL, Pittner NA, et al
    Ehrlichia SLiM ligand mimetic activates Hedgehog signaling to engage a BCL-2 anti-apoptotic cellular program.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010345.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  66. HOVE P, Madesh S, Nair A, Jaworski D, et al
    Targeted mutagenesis in Anaplasma marginale to define virulence and vaccine development against bovine anaplasmosis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2022;18:e1010540.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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