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  1. Recently, a dramatic increase of Klebsiella pneumoniae positive for OXA-48 β-lactamases was observed first in the hospital setting and later in the long-term care facilities (LTCFs) and community in the Zagreb Co...

    Authors: Sandra Šuto, Branka Bedenić, Saša Likić, Sara Kibel, Maja Anušić, Vladimira Tičić, Gernot Zarfel, Andrea Grisold, Ivan Barišić and Jasmina Vraneš

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:30

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  2. Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) frequently occurs among all ages and may develop into urinary tract infections (UTIs). Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae (hvKP) has become a new threat to human health. In our stu...

    Authors: Jun Li, Yanbing Li, Mengli Tang, Fengjun Xia, Changhang Min, Yongmei Hu, Haichen Wang, Jingyi Zhang and Mingxiang Zou

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:29

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  3. The biofilm-forming ability of Acinetobacter baumannii in the burn wound is clinically problematic due to the development of antibiotic-resistant characteristics, leading to new approaches for treatment being nee...

    Authors: Maryam Pourhajibagher, Babak Pourakbari and Abbas Bahador

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:28

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  4. The bioactivities of commensal duodenal microbiota greatly influence the biofunction of hosts. We investigated the role of Helicobacter pylori infection in extra-gastroduodenal diseases by determining the impact ...

    Authors: Tadashi Maeda, Hiroaki Zai, Yuto Fukui, Yoshifumi Kato, Eri Kumade, Toshiyasu Watanabe, Norihiro Furusyo, Hitoshi Nakajima, Kazuho Arai, Yoshikazu Ishii, Kazuhiro Tateda and Yoshihisa Urita

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:27

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  5. Soil fertility decline and pathogen infection are severe issues for crop production all over the world. Microbes as inherent factors in soil were effective in alleviating fertility decrease, promoting plant gr...

    Authors: Andong Gong, Gaozhan Wang, Yake Sun, Mengge Song, Cheelo Dimuna, Zhen Gao, Hualing Wang and Peng Yang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:26

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  6. The global emergence of Acinetobacter baumannii resistance to most conventional antibiotics presents a major therapeutic challenge and necessitates the discovery of new antibacterial agents. The purpose of this s...

    Authors: Zahra Farshadzadeh, Maryam Pourhajibagher, Behrouz Taheri, Alireza Ekrami, Mohammad Hossein Modarressi, Masoud Azimzadeh and Abbas Bahador

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:25

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  7. Otitis media (OM) is a major disease burden in Australian Aboriginal children, contributing to serious long-term health outcomes. We report a pilot analysis of OM in children attending an outreach ear and hear...

    Authors: Steven L. Taylor, Lito E. Papanicolas, Alyson Richards, Furdosa Ababor, Wan Xian Kang, Jocelyn M. Choo, Charmaine Woods, Steve L. Wesselingh, Eng H. Ooi, Patricia MacFarlane and Geraint B. Rogers

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:24

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  8. Streptococcus agalactiae or Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is an encapsulated gram-positive bacterial pathobiont that commonly colonizes the lower gastrointestinal tract and reproductive tract of human hosts. This b...

    Authors: Jamisha D. Francis, Miriam A. Guevara, Jacky Lu, Shabir A. Madhi, Gaurav Kwatra, David M. Aronoff, Shannon D. Manning and Jennifer A. Gaddy

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:23

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  9. Vibrio cholerae, a Gram-negative bacterium, is highly motile owing to the presence of a single polar flagellum. The global anaerobiosis response regulator, ArcA regulates the expression of virulence factors an...

    Authors: Yuehua Li, Junxiang Yan, Xueqian Guo, Xiaochen Wang, Fenxia Liu and Boyang Cao

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:22

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  10. Legionella pneumophila is an opportunistic waterborne pathogen of significant public health problems, which can cause serious human respiratory diseases (Legionnaires’ disease). Multiple cross displacement ampli...

    Authors: Luxi Jiang, Rumeng Gu, Xiaomeng Li, Meijun Song, Xiaojun Huang and Deguang Mu

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:20

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  11. An increasing body of evidence implicates the resident gut microbiota as playing a critical role in type 2 diabetes (T2D) pathogenesis. We previously reported significant improvement in postprandial glucose co...

    Authors: Paul J. McMurdie, Magdalena K. Stoeva, Nicholas Justice, Madeleine Nemchek, Christian M. K. Sieber, Surabhi Tyagi, Jessica Gines, Connor T. Skennerton, Michael Souza, Orville Kolterman and John Eid

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:19

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  12. Fe-deficiency chlorosis (FDC) of Asian pear plants is widespread, but little is known about the association between the microbial communities in the rhizosphere soil and leaf chlorosis. The leaf mineral concen...

    Authors: Bing Jia, Xiao Chang, Yuanyuan Fu, Wei Heng, Zhenfeng Ye, Pu Liu, Li Liu, Yosef Al Shoffe, Christopher Brian Watkins and Liwu Zhu

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:18

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  13. Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris (Xcc) is a Gram-negative bacterium that can cause black rot disease in crucifers. The lipoprotein outer membrane localization (Lol) system is involved in the lipoprotein sort...

    Authors: Chao-Tsai Liao, Chih-En Li, Hsiao-Ching Chang, Chien-Hui Hsu, Ying-Chuan Chiang and Yi-Min Hsiao

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:17

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  14. Previous reports have demonstrated two thiazolidione derivatives (H2-60 and H2-81) can robustly inhibit the planktonic growth and biofilm formation of S. epidermidis and S. aureus by targeting the histidine kinas...

    Authors: Zhong Chen, Yanpeng Xiong, Yuanyuan Tang, Yuxi Zhao, Junwen Chen, Jinxin Zheng, Yang Wu, Qiwen Deng, Di Qu and Zhijian Yu

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:16

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  15. Psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) comprise a group of plant sap-sucking insects that includes important agricultural pests. They have close associations not only with plant pathogens, but also with various micr...

    Authors: Atsushi Nakabachi, Hiromitsu Inoue and Yuu Hirose

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:15

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  16. Intercropping, a diversified planting pattern, increases land use efficiency and farmland ecological diversity. We explored the changes in soil physicochemical properties, nutrient uptake and utilization, and ...

    Authors: Xinhua Zhao, Qiqi Dong, Yi Han, Kezhao Zhang, Xiaolong Shi, Xu Yang, Yang Yuan, Dongying Zhou, Kai Wang, Xiaoguang Wang, Chunji Jiang, Xibo Liu, He Zhang, Zhimeng Zhang and Haiqiu Yu

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:14

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  17. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that causes a wide range of acute and chronic infections and is frequently associated with healthcare-associated infections. Because of its ability to rapidly a...

    Authors: Shamima Nasrin, Nicolas Hegerle, Shaichi Sen, Joseph Nkeze, Sunil Sen, Jasnehta Permala-Booth, Myeongjin Choi, James Sinclair, Milagritos D. Tapia, J. Kristie Johnson, Samba O. Sow, Joshua T. Thaden, Vance G. Fowler Jr, Karen A. Krogfelt, Annelie Brauner, Efthymia Protonotariou…

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:13

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  18. Ginseng red skin root syndrome (GRS) is one of the most common ginseng (Panax ginseng Meyer) diseases. It leads to a severe decline in P. ginseng quality and seriously affects the P. ginseng industry in China. Ho...

    Authors: Ling Dong, Xingbo Bian, Yan Zhao, He Yang, Yonghua Xu, Yongzhong Han and Lianxue Zhang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:12

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  19. Changes in the fungal community in the litter decomposition by invasive plants can negatively impact nutrient cycling in natural ecosystems. One still does not know the dimension of this hypothesis, but appare...

    Authors: Jaqueline Bail, Jose Alejandro Morales Gomez, Giselle Cristina de Oliveira Vaz, Wagner Antonio Chiba de Castro and Rafaella Costa Bonugli-Santos

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:10

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  20. Peanut stem rot is a serious plant disease that causes great economic losses. At present, there are no effective measures to prevent or control the occurrence of this plant disease. Biological control is one o...

    Authors: Fengying Liu, Shan Yang, Fenghua Xu, Zhen Zhang, Yifang Lu, Juanmei Zhang and Gang Wang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:9

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  21. Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease that is increasing in prevalence worldwide. One of the contributing factors to the pathogenesis of T1D is the composition of the intestinal microbiota, as has bee...

    Authors: Eric Marietta, Irina Horwath, Stephanie Meyer, Shahryar Khaleghi-Rostamkolaei, Eric Norman, David Luckey, Baskar Balakrishnan, Ashutosh Mangalam, Rok Seon Choung, Veena Taneja and Joseph A. Murray

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:8

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  22. Urogenital microbiota may be associated with the recurrence of bladder cancer, but the underlying mechanism remains unclear. The notion that microbiota can upregulate PD-L1 expression in certain epithelial tum...

    Authors: Chunxiao Chen, Zehai Huang, Pengcheng Huang, Kun Li, Jiarong Zeng, Yuehui Wen, Biao Li, Jie Zhao and Peng Wu

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:7

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  23. Aquatic matrices impacted by sewage may shelter carbapenem-resistant (CR) Gram-negative bacilli (GNB) harboring resistance genes of public health concern. In this study, sewage treatment plants (STPs) servicin...

    Authors: Alex Leite Pereira, Pâmela Maria de Oliveira, Célio Faria-Junior, Everton Giovanni Alves, Glaura Regina de Castro e Caldo Lima, Thaís Alves da Costa Lamounier, Rodrigo Haddad and Wildo Navegantes de Araújo

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:6

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  24. Lifestyle and physiological variables on human disease risk have been revealed to be mediated by gut microbiota. Low concordance between case-control studies for detecting disease-associated microbe existed du...

    Authors: Congmin Zhu, Xin Wang, Jianchu Li, Rui Jiang, Hui Chen, Ting Chen and Yuqing Yang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:4

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  25. Members of the Bacillus genus produce a large variety of antimicrobial peptides including linear or cyclic lipopeptides and thiopeptides, that often have a broad spectrum of action against Gram-positive and Gram-...

    Authors: Anella Saggese, Ylenia De Luca, Loredana Baccigalupi and Ezio Ricca

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:3

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  26. The interplay between the gut microbiota and feeding behavior has consequences for host metabolism and health. The present study aimed to explore gut microbiota overall influence on feeding behavior traits and...

    Authors: Yuqing He, Francesco Tiezzi, Jeremy Howard, Yijian Huang, Kent Gray and Christian Maltecca

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2022 22:1

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  27. The 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 virus (SARS-CoV-2) is a current worldwide threat for which the immunological features after infection nee...

    Authors: Li Yang, Qiang Xu, Bin Yang, Jiayu Li, Rong Dong, Jingjing Da, Zhixu Ye, Yongjie Xu, Hourong Zhou, Xiangyan Zhang, Lin Liu, Yan Zha and Fuxun Yu

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:351

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  28. Conventional turnaround time (TAT) for positive blood culture (PBC) identification (ID) and antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) is 2–3 days. We evaluated the TAT and ID/AST performance using clinical an...

    Authors: Dorothy T. T. Sze, Candy C. Y. Lau, Tsz-Ming Chan, Edmond S. K. Ma and Bone S. F. Tang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:350

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  29. One limiting factor of short amplicon 16S rRNA gene sequencing approaches is the use of low DNA amounts in the amplicon generation step. Especially for low-biomass samples, insufficient or even commonly undete...

    Authors: Isabel Abellan-Schneyder, Andrea Janina Schusser and Klaus Neuhaus

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:349

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  30. Asymptomatic bacteriuria is a common problem in pregnant women and about 40% of women with untreated asymptomatic bacteriuria during pregnancy develop pyelonephritis, which might lead to low birth weight, prem...

    Authors: Duresa Abu, Teferra Abula, Tesfu Zewdu, Muluken Berhanu and Tamiru Sahilu

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:348

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  31. Biofilms are a main pathogenicity feature of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and has a significant role in antibiotic resistance and persistent infections in humans. We investigated the in vitro activities of antibiotic c...

    Authors: Esmat Kamali, Ailar Jamali, Ahdieh Izanloo and Abdollah Ardebili

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:347

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  32. Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum (Pcc) causes soft-rot disease in a wide variety of plants resulting in economic losses worldwide. It produces various types of bacteriocin to compete against related ...

    Authors: Huang-Pin Wu, Reymund C. Derilo, Han-Ling Chen, Tzu-Rung Li, Ruchi Briam James S. Lagitnay, Yung-Chieh Chan, Yutin Chuang and Duen-Yau Chuang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:345

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  33. Catabolite control protein A (CcpA) regulates the transcription of lactate dehydrogenase and pyruvate formate-lyase in Streptococcus bovis, but knowledge of its role in response to different pH is still limited. ...

    Authors: Yaqian Jin, Chao Wang, Yaotian Fan, Mawda Elmhadi, Ying Zhang and Hongrong Wang

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:344

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  34. This study aimed to evaluate the occurrence of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae in sputum of patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) using culture and multiplex polymerase chain reacti...

    Authors: Ahmad Farajzadeh Sheikh, Robab Rahimi, Hossein Meghdadi, Ameneh Alami and Morteza Saki

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:343

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  35. With the increase of detection rate and long treatment period, nocardiosis has become a noticeable problem in China. However, there are limited large-scale studies on the epidemiology and antimicrobial suscept...

    Authors: Ming Wei, Xinmin Xu, Jingxian Yang, Peng Wang, Yongzhe Liu, Shuai Wang, Chunxia Yang and Li Gu

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:342

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  36. Fungal infections impact over 25% of the global population. For the opportunistic fungal pathogen, Cryptococcus neoformans, infection leads to cryptococcosis. In the presence of the host, disease is enabled by el...

    Authors: B. Ball, E. Woroszchuk, A. Sukumaran, H. West, A. Afaq, D. Carruthers-Lay, B. Muselius, L. Gee, M. Langille, S. Pladwig, S. Kazi, A. Hendriks and J. Geddes-McAlister

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:341

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  37. Bilophila wadsworthia, a strictly anaerobic, sulfite-reducing bacterium and common member of the human gut microbiota, has been associated with diseases such as appendicitis and colitis. It is specialized on orga...

    Authors: Anna G. Burrichter, Stefanie Dörr, Paavo Bergmann, Sebastian Haiß, Anja Keller, Corentin Fournier, Paolo Franchini, Erika Isono and David Schleheck

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:340

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  38. Blastocystis is a typical anaerobic colon protist in humans with controversial pathogenicity and has relation with alterations in the intestinal microbiota composition (dysbiosis), whose eventual indicator is the...

    Authors: Claudia Muñoz Yañez, Alejandra Méndez Hernández, Alondra Martínez Sandoval, María Aurora Maravilla Domínguez, Soraya Amalí Zavaleta Muñiz and Janeth Oliva Guangorena Gómez

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:339

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  39. This study was undertaken to identify and functionally characterize virulence genes from Salmonella isolates in street food and stool cultures. From February 2017 to May 2018, clinical and food Salmonella strains...

    Authors: Marguerite E. M. Nikiema, Solange Kakou-ngazoa, Absatou Ky/Ba, Aboubacar Sylla, Evariste Bako, Ameyo Yayra Audrey Addablah, Jean Bienvenue Ouoba, Emmanuel Sampo, Kobo Gnada, Oumarou Zongo, Kuan Abdoulaye Traoré, Adama Sanou, Isidore Juste Ouindgueta Bonkoungou, Rasmata Ouédraogo, Nicolas Barro and Lassana Sangaré

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:338

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  40. Microbial communities inhabiting the rhizosphere play pivotal roles in determining plant health and yield. Manipulation of the rhizosphere microbial community is a promising means to enhance the productivity o...

    Authors: Blessing Chidinma Nwachukwu, Ayansina Segun Ayangbenro and Olubukola Oluranti Babalola

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:337

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  41. The straw mushroom (Volvariella volvacea) is one of the important vegetables that is popular for its delicious taste. However, the straw mushroom is sensitive to low temperature, resulting in economic loss during...

    Authors: Peng Li, Cong Hu, Yujie Li, Lei Ge, Guogan Wu, Beibei Lv, Wei Jiang and Dandan Xi

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:336

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  42. The native potatoes (Solanum tuberosum subsp. tuberosum L.) grown in Chile (Chiloé) represent a new, unexplored source of endophytes to find potential biological control agents for the prevention of bacterial dis...

    Authors: Natalia Padilla-Gálvez, Paola Luengo-Uribe, Sandra Mancilla, Amandine Maurin, Claudia Torres, Pamela Ruiz, Andrés France, Ivette Acuña and Homero Urrutia

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:335

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  43. Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) is an acute or peracute contagious transboundary viral disease that mainly affects caprine and ovine and causes significant economic impact in developing countries. After two P...

    Authors: Faisal Polis Khoran, Elham Potros Candlan, Abdulwahed Ahmed Hassan, Fanar A. Isihak, Amir Abdulmawjood and Izhar U. H. Khan

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:334

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  44. Intra-wound vancomycin powder (VP) has been used in clinical practice to prevent periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) after primary knee/hip arthroplasty. The role of intra-wound VP in the setting of debrideme...

    Authors: Jian Wei, Kai Tong, Siqi Zhou, Hui Wang, Yinxian Wen and Liaobin Chen

    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:333

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