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  1. Whole genome sequencing (WGS) of bacterial isolates can be used to identify antimicrobial resistance (AMR) genes. Previous studies have shown that genotype-based AMR has variable accuracy for predicting carbap...

    Authors: Rebecca Rose, David J. Nolan, Deborah Ashcraft, Amy K. Feehan, Leonor Velez-Climent, Christopher Huston, Benjamin Lain, Simon Rosenthal, Lucio Miele, Gary B. Fogel, George Pankey, Julia Garcia-Diaz and Susanna L. Lamers
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:225
  2. Bimetallic nanoparticles (BNPs) has drawn a lot of attention especially during the last couple of decades. A bimetallic nanoparticle stands for a combination of two different metals that exhibit several new an...

    Authors: Reham R. El-Behery, El-Sayed R. El-Sayed and Gharieb S. El-Sayyad
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:224
  3. Metalloproteinases (MMPs) are remarkable zinc-dependent endopeptidases, critical for degrading components of the extracellular matrix, thus actively influencing cell migration. Their impact on intracellular pa...

    Authors: Brenda Furtado Costa, Tarcísio Navegante de Queiroz Filho, Adeniele Lopes da Cruz Carneiro, Aline Semblano Carreira Falcão, Maria Sueli da Silva Kataoka, João de Jesus Viana Pinheiro and Ana Paula Drummond Rodrigues
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:223
  4. Healthcare workers may pave the way for increased infections in hospitalized patients by coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS). Biofilm formation and antibiotic resistance are the major problems posed by CoN...

    Authors: Davood Kalantar-Neyestanaki, Shahla Mansouri, Omid Tadjrobehkar and Elham Isaei
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:222
  5. Phosphate-solubilizing bacteria (PSB) can solubilize insoluble phosphate compounds and improve phosphate availability in soil. Road verges are important in urban landscaping, but the population structure of PS...

    Authors: Zeng Qingwei, Tang Lushi, Zhang Yu, Shao Yu, Wu Wanting, Wang Jiangchuan, Ding Xiaolei, Han Xuejiao and Muhammad Bilal
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:221
  6. Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae is a critical pathogen that causes respiratory diseases that threaten Caprini health and cause economic damage. A genome-wide study of M. ovipneumoniae will help understand the pathogenic...

    Authors: Chunxia Ma, Ming Li, Hao Peng, Meiyi Lan, Li Tao, Changting Li, Cuilan Wu, Huili Bai, Yawen Zhong, Shuhong Zhong, Ruofu Qin, Fengsheng Li, Jun Li and Jiakang He
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:220
  7. Anti-desiccant is a class of agrochemicals widely used to protect plants from water stresses, rapid temperature variations, heat and sunburn, frost and freeze damages, transplant shock, and pathogen and pest a...

    Authors: Xiaoping Li, Olanike Omolehin, Ginger Hemmings, Hsien Tzer Tseng, Amanda Taylor, Chad Taylor, Ping Kong, Margery Daughtrey, Douglas Luster, Fred Gouker and Chuanxue Hong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:219
  8. The most serious challenges in medicinal ‘Sanghuang’ mushroom production are the fungal diseases caused by various molds. Application of biological agents has been regarded as a potential crop disease manageme...

    Authors: Weifang Xu, Tao Sun, Jiahui Du, Shuqing Jin, Ying Zhang, Guofa Bai, Wanyu Li and Dengke Yin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:218
  9. Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), especially Methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA), has been disseminated across communities and hospitals, associated with severe infections and organ failure. In order to under...

    Authors: Jiarong Zhang, Jingjing Tu, Yongping Chen and Xiaoya Jin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:217
  10. Brucellosis is an economically devastating animal disease and has public health concern. Serological methods such as Rose Bengal Plate Test (RBPT), Complement Fixation Test (CFT), and Indirect-Enzyme-Linked Im...

    Authors: Abinet Legesse, Aregitu Mekuriaw, Esayas Gelaye, Takele Abayneh, Belayneh Getachew, Wubet Weldemedhin, Takele Tesgera, Getaw Deresse and Kenaw Birhanu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:216
  11. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major public health challenge, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This study aimed to investigate the evolution and predict the future outlook of AMR in SSA over a 12...

    Authors: Dickson Aruhomukama and Hellen Nakabuye
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:214
  12. The study of the native microbiome of organisms is crucial. The connection between the native microbiome and the host affects the formation of the innate immune system and the organism’s growth. However, the n...

    Authors: Hung-Yuan Su, Bashir Hussain, Bing-Mu Hsu, Kuo-Hsin Lee, Yan-Chiao Mao, Liao-Chun Chiang and Jung-Sheng Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:213
  13. The spread of extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL) producing E. coli from food animals and the environment to humans has become a significant public health concern. The objectives of this study were to determine...

    Authors: Heba A. Ahmed, Ibrahim Elsohaby, Amina M. Elamin, Abeer E. Abd El-Ghafar, Gamilat A. Elsaid, Mervat Elbarbary, Rasha A. Mohsen, Tamer M. El Feky and Rasha M. El Bayomi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:212
  14. A wide variety of microorganisms, including bacteria, live in the rhizosphere zone of plants and have an impact on plant development both favorably and adversely. The beneficial outcome is due to the presence ...

    Authors: Marwa A. Hamada and Elham R. S. Soliman
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:210
  15. Effective strategies are urgently needed to control Campylobacteriosis, one of the most important foodborne gastrointestinal diseases worldwide. Administering bacteriophages (phages) is under evaluation as a p...

    Authors: Elisa Peh, Vanessa Szott, Benjamin Reichelt, Anika Friese, Uwe Rösler, Madeleine Plötz and Sophie Kittler
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:209
  16. The emergence of antibiotic resistance in pathogenic bacteria has become a global threat, encouraging the adoption of efficient and effective alternatives to conventional antibiotics and promoting their use as...

    Authors: Almotasem Bellah Younis, Vedran Milosavljevic, Tatiana Fialova, Kristyna Smerkova, Hana Michalkova, Pavel Svec, Peter Antal, Pavel Kopel, Vojtech Adam, Ludek Zurek and Kristyna Dolezelikova
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:207
  17. The microbiome of the human gut serves a role in a number of physiological processes, but can be altered through effects of age, diet, and disturbances such as antibiotics. Several studies have demonstrated th...

    Authors: Jessica Chopyk, Ana Georgina Cobián Güemes, Claudia Ramirez-Sanchez, Hedieh Attai, Melissa Ly, Marcus B. Jones, Roland Liu, Chenyu Liu, Kun Yang, Xin M. Tu, Shira R. Abeles, Karen Nelson and David T. Pride
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:206
  18. Infectious diseases are still one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in resource-limited settings. Serious infection caused mostly by gram-negative pathogens causes significant morbidity. Accordi...

    Authors: Fatemeh Forouzani, Tahere Khasti, Leila Manzouri, Sara Ravangard, Reza Shahriarirad, Maryam Koleini, Nazanin Ayareh and Gordafarin Nikbakht
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:205
  19. With almost 700 000 estimated cases each year in the United States and Europe, Lyme borreliosis (LB), also called Lyme disease, is the most common tick-borne illness in the world. Transmitted by ticks of the g...

    Authors: Mickaël Guérin, Marc Shawky, Ahed Zedan, Stéphane Octave, Bérangère Avalle, Irene Maffucci and Séverine Padiolleau-Lefèvre
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:204
  20. Biofilms are complex, three-dimensional structures that provide a long-established survival mechanism for microorganisms. Biofilms play a substantial role in pathogenesis as they can evade the immune response ...

    Authors: Vijay Singh Gondil and Bindu Subhadra
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:203
  21. Indoor dust particles are an everyday source of human exposure to microorganisms and their inhalation may directly affect the microbiota of the respiratory tract. We aimed to characterize the changes in human ...

    Authors: Eva Konecna, Petra Videnska, Lucie Buresova, Milan Urik, Sona Smetanova, Stanislav Smatana, Roman Prokes, Barbara Lanickova, Eva Budinska, Jana Klanova and Petra Borilova Linhartova
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:202
  22. The microbiome plays a crucial role in odontogenic sinusitis (OS); however, the bacterial characteristics of the sinuses and connected dental regions in OS are poorly understood. In this study, nasal secretion...

    Authors: Jianyou Wu, Ming Zheng, Yan Zhao, Weihong Yin, Yutong Sima, Jinming Zhao, Xiangdong Wang, Jiang Lin and Luo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:201
  23. While trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) is the first-line therapy of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infections, colistin is one of the therapeutic options in cases of allergy or resistance to TMP-SMX. However...

    Authors: Ali Delgarm Shams-Abadi, Abdollah Mohammadian-Hafshejani, David L. Paterson, Rezvan Arash, Elham Asadi Farsani, Asieh Taji, Hamid Heidari and Milad Shahini Shams Abadi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:200
  24. Intestinal flora has been proposed to mediate the occurrence of postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO). However, the mechanism by which microbes and their metabolites interactively promote PMO remains unknown.

    Authors: Zhuang Liang, Yuqi Hao, Lei Yang, Puwei Yuan, Wulin Kang, Tingting Liang, Bing Gu and Bo Dong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:199
  25. Acanthamoeba castellanii is a free-living protist that feeds on diverse bacteria. A. castellanii has frequently been utilized in studies on microbial interactions. Grazing bacteria also exhibit diverse effects on...

    Authors: Chih-Ming Tsai, Chun-Hsien Chen, Wei-Hung Cheng, Foekje F. Stelma, Sung-Chou Li and Wei-Chen Lin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:198
  26. The traditional Sichuan Sun-dried vinegar (SSV) with unique flavor and taste is believed to be generated by the solid-state fermentation craft. However, how microorganisms and their metabolites change along wi...

    Authors: Ke Dong, Weizhou Li, Qiuhong Xu, Zehui Hong, Shirong Zhang, Baochao Zhang, Yating Wu, Haojiang Zuo, Jiazhen Liu, Ziwen Yan and Xiaofang Pei
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:197
  27. Recently, an important relationship between Parkinson’s disease and the gut microbiota, through the brain-gut axis interactions, has been established. Previous studies have declared that alterations in the gut...

    Authors: Mohammad Mehanna, Suzan AbuRaya, Shwikar Mahmoud Ahmed, Ghada Ashmawy, Ahmed Ibrahim and Essameldin AbdelKhaliq
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:196
  28. Infection with extensive-drug-resistant (XDR) carbapenem-resistant (CR) Gram-negative bacteria (GNB) are viewed as a serious threat to human health because of the limited therapeutic options. This imposes the ...

    Authors: Samar S. Mabrouk, Ghada R. Abdellatif, Ahmed S. Abu Zaid and Khaled M. Aboshanab
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:195
  29. Microorganisms are of significant importance in soil. Yet their association with specific vegetable types remains poorly comprehended. This study investigates the composition of bacterial and fungal communitie...

    Authors: Xiaoliao Wei, Tianling Fu, Guandi He, Zhuoyan Zhong, Mingfang Yang, Fei Lou and Tengbing He
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:194
  30. Hydroxyapatites (HAp) are widely used as medical preparations for e.g., bone replacement or teeth implants. Incorporation of various substrates into HAp structures could enhance its biological properties, like...

    Authors: Agata Piecuch, Sara Targońska, Justyna Rewak-Sorczyńska, Rafał Ogórek and Rafal J. Wiglusz
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:193
  31. Members of Paenibacillus genus from diverse habitats have attracted great attention due to their multifarious properties. Considering that members of this genus are mostly free-living in soil, we characterized th...

    Authors: Rajnish Prakash Singh, Kiran Kumari, Parva Kumar Sharma and Ying Ma
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:192
  32. This study was aimed to evaluate the prevalence and molecular characteristics of ciprofloxacin resistance among 346 Escherichia coli isolates collected from clinical specimens (n = 82), healthy children (n = 176)...

    Authors: Zohreh Neyestani, Farzad Khademi, Roghayeh Teimourpour, Mojtaba Amani and Mohsen Arzanlou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:191
  33. COVID-19 diagnosis lies on the detection of SARS-CoV-2 on nasopharyngeal specimens by RT-PCR. The Xpert-Xpress SARS-CoV-2 assay provides results in less than one hour from specimen reception, which makes it su...

    Authors: Daniel Peñas-Utrilla, Amadeo Sanz, Pilar Catalán, Cristina Veintimilla, Luis Alcalá, Roberto Alonso, Patricia Muñoz, Laura Pérez-Lago and Darío García de Viedma
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:190
  34. Podoconiosis, a non-infectious disease originating from long-term exposure of bare feet to irritant red clay soil is a lifelong, disabling disease with no specific diagnostic tool, classified into 5 stages bas...

    Authors: Derick Lekealem Nkwetta, Bangsi Rose Fuen, Njodzeka Flora Yenban, Nancielle Mbiatong, Gordon Takop Nchanji, John Bonekeh, Bertrand Lontum Ndzeshang, Narcisse Victor Tchamatchoua Gandjui, Fanny Fri. Fombad, Ute Klarmann-Schulz, Mathias Eyong Esum, Abdel Jelil Njouendou, Jerome Fru Cho, Achim Hoerauf, Manuel Ritter and Samuel Wanji
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:189
  35. Dysbiosis of the gut microbiota is closely linked to hyperuricemia. However, the effect of the microbiome on uric acid (UA) metabolism remains unclear. This study aimed to explore the mechanisms through which ...

    Authors: Xin Liu, Leyong Ke, Ke Lei, Qian Yu, Wenqing Zhang, Changgui Li and Zibin Tian
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:187
  36. Glycogen metabolism by Lactobacillus spp. that dominate the healthy vaginal microbiome contributes to a low vaginal pH (3.5–4.5). During bacterial vaginosis (BV), strict and facultative anaerobes including Gardne...

    Authors: Stephany Navarro, Habib Abla, Betsaida Delgado, Jane A. Colmer-Hamood, Gary Ventolini and Abdul N. Hamood
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:186
  37. The nose and the throat are the most predominant colonizing sites of Staphylococcus aureus, and colonization is a risk factor for infection. Nasal colonization is well described; however, we have limited knowledg...

    Authors: Srijana Bastakoti, Clement Ajayi, Kjersti Julin, Mona Johannessen and Anne-Merethe Hanssen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:185
  38. The release of organic acids (OAs) is considered the main mechanism used by phosphate-solubilizing bacteria (PSB) to dissolve inorganic phosphate in soil. Nevertheless, little is known about the effect of indi...

    Authors: Mónica Yorlady Alzate Zuluaga, André Luiz Martinez de Oliveira, Fabio Valentinuzzi, Nádia Souza Jayme, Sonia Monterisi, Roberto Fattorini, Stefano Cesco and Youry Pii
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:184
  39. Public complaints concerning odor emissions from intensive livestock and poultry farms continue to grow, as nauseous odorous compounds have adverse impacts on the environment and human health. Itaconic acid is...

    Authors: Xin Zhu, Yinhang Zhang, Haiying Liu, Guiqin Yang and Lin Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:183
  40. It has been demonstrated in the literature that a dysbiotic microbiome could have a negative impact on the host immune system and promote disease onset or exacerbation. Co-occurrence networks have been widely ...

    Authors: Sadaf Najafi, Sadegh Azimzadeh Jamalkandi, Ali Najafi, Jafar Salimian and Ali Ahmadi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:182
  41. This study aimed to understand the changes in the milk and gut microbiota of dairy cows with mastitis, and to further explore the relationship between mastitis and the microbiota. In this study, we extracted m...

    Authors: Chenxi Jiang, Xiaolu Hou, Xiaona Gao, Pei Liu, Xiaoquan Guo, Guoliang Hu, Qingqing Li, Cheng Huang, Guyue Li, Weile Fang, Wanrui Mai, Cong Wu, Zheng Xu and Ping Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:180
  42. Over 380 host plant species have been known to develop leaf spots as a result of the fungus Alternaria alternata. It is an aspiring pathogen that affects a variety of hosts and causes rots, blights, and leaf spot...

    Authors: B. N. Harish, S. N. Nagesha, B. N. Ramesh, S. Shyamalamma, M. S. Nagaraj, H. C. Girish, C. Pradeep, K. S. Shiva Kumar, K. S. Tharun Kumar, S. N. Pavan and V. Kavan Kumar
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:179
  43. Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) has become the major cause of invasive H. influenzae diseases in the post-H. influenzae type b vaccine era. The emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) NTHi is a growing ...

    Authors: Pei-Yi Su, Wei-Hung Cheng and Cheng-Hsun Ho
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:178
  44. The increasing incidence and prevalence of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacter cloacae complex (CREC) poses great challenges to infection prevention and disease treatment. However, much remains unknown about the cl...

    Authors: Shengnan Hu, Wenyan Xie, Qiwen Cheng, Xiaoning Zhang, Xiutao Dong, Huaiqi Jing and Jiazheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:177
  45. Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a causative agent of various infections in newborns, immunocompromised (especially diabetic) non-pregnant adults, and pregnant women. Antibiotic resistance profiling can provide ins...

    Authors: Shalini Verma, Monika Kumari, Anurag Pathak, Vikas Yadav, Atul Kumar Johri and Puja Yadav
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:176

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