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  1. Mounting evidence has linked changes in human gut microbiota to proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use. Accordingly, multiple studies have analyzed the gut microbiomes of PPI users, but PPI–microbe interactions are s...

    Authors: Jiayi Zhang, Chengcheng Zhang, Qingsong Zhang, Leilei Yu, Wei Chen, Yuzheng Xue and Qixiao Zhai
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:171
  2. Phages play a pivotal role in the evolution of microbial populations. The interactions between phages and their hosts are complex and may vary in response to host physiology and environmental conditions. Here,...

    Authors: Yating Zhang, Jianjia Miao, Ning Zhang, Xiaoyu Wang, Zijing Li, Owusu Ansah Richard and Bingxue Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:170
  3. Preterm birth is the leading cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality. Despite evidence shows that imbalances in the maternal microbiome associates to the risk of preterm birth, the mechanisms underlying the...

    Authors: Ru Yang, Xiaoyu Li, Zhiye Ying, Zicheng Zhao, Yinan Wang, Qingyu Wang, Bairong Shen and Wentao Peng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:169
  4. Salmonellosis, a zoonotic disease, is one of the leading causes of foodborne illness worldwide. It is responsible for most infections caused by consumption of contaminated food. In recent years, a significant ...

    Authors: Marziye Nazari Moghadam, Ebrahim Rahimi, Amir Shakerian and Hassan Momtaz
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:168
  5. Raw milk may contain pathogenic microorganism that can sometimes fatally affect the health of consumers. However, risks related to raw milk consumption in Southwest Ethiopia are not well studied. The aim of th...

    Authors: Beje Gume, Leykun Berhanu, Tesfaye Kassa, Habib Bediru, Assegid Getaneh Fikre, Lelisa Sena Dadi and Seid Tiku Mereta
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:166
  6. Carbapenem-resistant bacteria are an increasing problem in clinical practice; thus, it is important to identify β-lactamase inhibitors (e.g., relebactam) that can restore carbapenem susceptibility. We report anal...

    Authors: David W. Hilbert, C. Andrew DeRyke, Mary Motyl, Meredith Hackel and Katherine Young
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:165
  7. Salmonella infections remain an important public health issue worldwide. Some serovars of non-typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) have been associated with bloodstream infections and gastroenteritis, especially in childre...

    Authors: Kabiru Olusegun Akinyemi, Christopher Oladimeji Fakorede, Jörg Linde, Ulrich Methner, Gamal Wareth, Herbert Tomaso and Heinrich Neubauer
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:164
  8. In the current study, fifty-eight Ingoldain fungal species assignable to forty-one genera were recovered from two water bodies receiving the treated sewage and the effluents of oils and soaps factory at Assiut...

    Authors: Abdel-Raouf M. Khallil, Essam H. Ali, Sabreen S. Ibrahim and Elhagag Ahmed Hassan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:163
  9. Klebsiella pneumoniae is one of the main pathogens of clinical isolation and nosocomial infections, as K. pneumoniae show broad-spectrum resistance to β-lactam and carbapenem antibiotics. It is emerging clinical ...

    Authors: Yan Ma, Ping Guo, Xueqin Chen, Minhua Xu, Wenbin Liu and Xiaobao Jin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:162
  10. Emergence of multi-drug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, coupled with the pathogen’s versatile virulence factors, lead to high morbidity and mortality rates. The current study investigated the potential associat...

    Authors: Eva A. Edward, Marwa R. El Shehawy, Alaa Abouelfetouh and Elsayed Aboulmagd
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:161
  11. Fresh milk and natural environmental conditions are used to produce traditional cheeses. Such cheeses are produced by dozens of different types of microbes. Non-starter lactobacilli are the most responsible ge...

    Authors: Mohsen Zommara, Shady El-Ghaish, Thomas Haertle, Jean-Marc Chobert and Mohamed Ghanimah
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:160
  12. Infection with Helicobacter pylori as the cause of gastric cancer is a global public health concern. In addition to protecting germs from antibiotics, biofilms reduce the efficacy of H. pylori eradication therapy...

    Authors: Kartika Afrida Fauzia, Hafeza Aftab, Muhammad Miftahussurur, Langgeng Agung Waskito, Vo Phuoc Tuan, Ricky Indra Alfaray, Takashi Matsumoto, Michiyuki Yurugi, Phawinee Subsomwong, Evariste Tshibangu Kabamba, Junko Akada and Yoshio Yamaoka
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:159
  13. In this study, 25 actinomyces isolates were obtained from 10 different poultry farms and tested for their keratinase activity. The isolate with the highest keratinase activity was identified through molecular ...

    Authors: Nagwa M. Abd El-Aziz, Bigad E. Khalil and Hayam Fouad Ibrahim
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:158
  14. Acinetobacter baumannii is one of the main causes of healthcare-associated infections that threaten public health, and carbapenems, such as meropenem, have been a therapeutic option for these infections. Therapeu...

    Authors: Brenda Landvoigt Schmitt, Bruna Ferreira Leal, Mariana Leyser, Muriel Primon de Barros, Danielle Silva Trentin, Carlos Alexandre Sanchez Ferreira and Sílvia Dias de Oliveira
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:157
  15. Carbon and nitrogen are essential energy and nutrient substances in the composting process. Corn steep liquor (CSL) is rich in soluble carbon and nitrogen nutrients and active substances and is widely used in ...

    Authors: Ning Sun, Bowen Fan, Fengjun Yang, Liqin Zhao and Mengmeng Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:156
  16. Identifying clarithromycin resistance is essential for eradicating Helicobacter pylori (HP). Therefore, we evaluated the performance of Allplex™ H.pylori & ClariR Assay (Allplex™) for diagnosing and detecting cla...

    Authors: Ilsoo Kim, Lee-So Maeng, Joon Sung Kim, Byung-Wook Kim, Dae Young Cheung, Jin Il Kim and Soo-heon Park
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:155

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Microbiology 2023 23:188

  17. Allergic rhinitis (AR) is characterized by airway inflammation in nasal mucosa from inhaled allergens and interleukin (IL)-33 is the potent inducer of Th2 inflammation in allergic nasal epithelium. Staphylococcus...

    Authors: Yung Jin Jeon, Chan Hee Gil, Jina Won, Ara Jo and Hyun Jik Kim
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:154

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Microbiology 2023 23:167

  18. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen, which causes healthcare-associated infections in immunosuppressed patients. They exhibit resistance to multiple classes of antibiotics via various mechanisms s...

    Authors: Samikshya Sharma, Madhu Dixit Devkota, Bharat Mani Pokhrel and Megha Raj Banjara
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:153
  19. Probiotics have recently been applied in aquaculture as eco-friendly alternatives to antibiotics to improve fish health, simultaneously with the increase of production parameters. The present study aimed to in...

    Authors: Wahauwouélé Hermann Coulibaly, N’goran Richard Kouadio, Fatoumata Camara, Camelia Diguță and Florentina Matei
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:152
  20. It was reported fatigue or a high-fat diet triggers diarrhea, and intestinal microbiota may play central roles in diarrhea. Therefore, we investigated the association between the intestinal mucosal microbiota ...

    Authors: Jing Liu, Bo Qiao, Ying Cai, Zhoujin Tan and Na Deng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:151
  21. American foulbrood (AFB) disease caused by Paenibacillus larvae is dangerous, and threatens beekeeping. The eco-friendly treatment method using probiotics is expected to be the prospective method for controlling ...

    Authors: A-Tai Truong, Jeong Eun Kang, Mi-Sun Yoo, Thi Thu Nguyen, So-Youn Youn, Soon-Seek Yoon and Yun Sang Cho
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:150
  22. Multidrug-resistant bacteria continue to emerge owing to the abuse of antibiotics and have a considerable negative impact on people and the environment. Bacteria can easily form biofilms to improve their survi...

    Authors: Han Lu, Zong Li, Amro Elbaz and Shou-Qing Ni
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:149
  23. Decomposition of plant litter is a key driver of carbon and nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems. Mixing litters of different plant species may alter the decomposition rate, but its effect on the microbi...

    Authors: Linlin Zhang, Jiawei Li, Zhilin Wang, Dinghong Zhang, Hui Liu, Jia Wang, Fengzhi Wu, Xue Wang and Xingang Zhou
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:148
  24. Antimicrobial resistant infections continue to be a leading global public health crisis. Mobile genetic elements, such as plasmids, have been shown to play a major role in the dissemination of antimicrobial re...

    Authors: Nikolina Walas, Samuel Slown, Heather K. Amato, Tyler Lloyd, Monica Bender, Vici Varghese, Mark Pandori and Jay P. Graham
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:147
  25. This study aims to achieve biocontrol of multidrug-resistant Listeria monocytogenes in dairy cattle farms which poses a severe threat to our socio-economic balance and healthcare systems.

    Authors: Mona M. Elsayed, Rasha M. Elkenany, Amira I. Zakari and Basma M. Badawy
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:146
  26. In the pig production, diarrhea can occur during different growth stages including the period 4–16 weeks post weaning, during which a diarrheal outbreak also termed as colitis-complex diarrhea (CCD) can occur ...

    Authors: Farhad M. Panah, Charlotte Lauridsen, Ole Højberg, Henrik Elvang Jensen and Tina Skau Nielsen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:145
  27. Functional constipation (FC) in children affects their growth, development and quality of life. L-pipecolic acid (L-PA) was decreased in FC children based on gut microbiome and serum metabolomic. In this study...

    Authors: Huan Li, Hong-yun Xiao, Li-ping Yuan, Bo Yan, Ying Pan, Ping-ping Tian and Wei-jie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:144
  28. Mounting evidence indicates that the gut microbiome (GMB) plays an essential role in kidney stone (KS) formation. In this study, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare the composition of...

    Authors: Tianhui Yuan, Yuqi Xia, Bojun Li, Weimin Yu, Ting Rao, Zehua Ye, Xinzhou Yan, Baofeng Song, Lei Li, Fangyou Lin and Fan Cheng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:143
  29. Probiotic lactobacilli are generally recognized as safe (GRAS) and are being used in several food and pharma formulations. However, growing concern of antibiotic resistance in bacterial strains of food origin ...

    Authors: Rachael T. Duche, Anamika Singh, Arundhati Ganesh Wandhare, Vikas Sangwan, Manvesh Kumar Sihag, Tochukwu N. T. Nwagu, Harsh Panwar and Lewis. I. Ezeogu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:142
  30. The microbial colonization on ancient murals attracts more and more attention since the threaten by microorganisms was first reported in Lascaux, Spain. However, the biodeterioration or biodegradation of mural...

    Authors: Wei Xing, Binjie Qi, Rulong Chen, Wenjun Ding and Fang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:140
  31. Acute viral myocarditis (AVMC) is an inflammatory disease of the myocardium. Evidence indicates that dysbiosis of gut microbiome and related metabolites intimately associated with cardiovascular diseases throu...

    Authors: Qing Kong, Lili Chen, Xiaochun Zeng, Feiyu Lu, Yanlan Huang and Weifeng Wu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:139
  32. The gut microbiota plays an essential role in maintaining gut homeostasis and improving performance, with the composition of microbial communities visibly differing across different laying stages in hens and s...

    Authors: Xiang-Yu Wang, Jin-Xin Meng, Wei-Xin Ren, He Ma, Gang Liu, Rui Liu, Hong-Li Geng, Quan Zhao, Xiao-Xuan Zhang and Hong-Bo Ni
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:138
  33. Acinetobacter baumannii is an opportunistic human pathogen that causes a variety of infections in immunosuppressed individuals and patients in intensive care units. The success of this pathogen in nosocomial sett...

    Authors: Alaska Pokhrel, Liping Li, Francesca L. Short and Ian T. Paulsen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:137
  34. Carbapenem-resistant gram-negative bacilli (CR-GNB) have been increasingly reported in China. However, dynamic monitoring data on molecular epidemiology of CR-GNB are limited in pediatric patients.

    Authors: Lijun Yin, Lu Lu, Leiyan He, Guoping Lu, Yun Cao, Laishuan Wang, Xiaowen Zhai and Chuanqing Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:136
  35. Mycophenolic acid (MPA) is the active ingredient in the most important immunosuppressive pharmaceuticals. It has antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-psoriasis, and antitumor activities. Therefore, its o...

    Authors: Hala A. Ammar, Saeid M. Ezzat, Ebrahim Elshourbagi and Hind Elshahat
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:135
  36. Arsenic (As) with various chemical forms, including inorganic arsenic and organic arsenic, is the most prevalent water and environmental toxin. This metalloid occurs worldwide and many of its forms, especially...

    Authors: Congcong Li, Gongli Zong, Xi Chen, Meixia Tan, Wenhui Gao, Jiafang Fu, Peipei Zhang, Bing Wang and Guangxiang Cao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:134
  37. Streptococcus suis is a zoonotic pathogen that causes substantial economic losses in the pig industry and contributes to human infections worldwide, especially in Southeast Asia. Recently, a multiplex polymerase ...

    Authors: Anusak Kerdsin, Nichari Bamphensin, Kulsatri Sittichottumrong, Ratchadaporn Ungcharoen, Parichart Boueroy, Peechanika Chopjitt, Rujirat Hatrongjit, Marcelo Gottschalk and Nuchsupha Sunthamala
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:133
  38. Rhizosphere soil physicochemical, endophytic fungi have an important role in plant growth. A large number of endophytic fungi play an indispensable role in promoting plant growth and development, and they can ...

    Authors: Lili Fan, Yuanli Li, Xiaoli Wang, Feifan Leng, Shaowei Li, Ning Zhu, Kai Chen and Yonggang Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:132
  39. The global crisis of antibiotic resistance increases the demand for the novel promising alternative drugs such as antimicrobial peptides (AMPs). Here, the antibiofilm activity of the WLBU2 peptide against Pseudom...

    Authors: Sara Masihzadeh, Mansour Amin and Zahra Farshadzadeh
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:131
  40. Atopic dermatitis (AD) is an inflammatory skin condition distinguished by an activated Th2 immune response. The local skin microbial dysbiosis is a contributing factor to the development of AD. The pathogenic ...

    Authors: Shucui Wang, Nadira Nurxat, Muyun Wei, Yao Wu, Qichen Wang, Ming Li and Qian Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:130
  41. The increasing spread of fluoroquinolone resistant enteric bacteria is a global public health concern. Children recently discharged from the hospital are at high risk of carriage of antimicrobial resistance (A...

    Authors: Kevin Kariuki, Mame Mareme Diakhate, Susan Musembi, Stephanie N. Tornberg-Belanger, Doreen Rwigi, Timothy Mutuma, Elizabeth Mutuku, Kirkby D. Tickell, Olusegun O. Soge, Benson O. Singa, Judd L. Walson, Patricia B. Pavlinac and Samuel Kariuki
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:129
  42. To explore the community composition and diversity of the endophytic fungi in Taxillus chinensis, samples of the parasites growing on seven different hosts, Morus alba, Prunus salicina, Phellodendron chinense, Ba...

    Authors: Li-sha Song, Juan Huo, Lingyun Wan, Limei Pan, Ni Jiang, Jine Fu, Shugen Wei and Lili He
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:128
  43. Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) is a zoonotic pathogen, that is transmitted from a variety of animals, especially cattle to humans via contaminated food, water, feaces or contact with infected envir...

    Authors: Hanady G. Nada, Amera Saeed El-Tahan, Gamal El-Didamony and Ahmed Askora
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:127
  44. Campylobacter regarded as a major cause of foodborne gastroenteritis in humans. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of campylobacter in food, animal and human samples of Iran.

    Authors: Elham Ansarifar, Seyed Mohamad Riahi, Taurai Tasara, Parisa Sadighara and Tayebeh Zeinali
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:126
  45. Coprophagy plays a vital role in maintaining growth and development in many small herbivores. Here, we constructed a coprophagy model by dividing rabbits into three groups, namely, control group (CON), sham-co...

    Authors: Zhitong Wang, Hui He, Mengjuan Chen, Mengke Ni, Dongdong Yuan, Hanfang Cai, Zhi Chen, Ming Li and Huifen Xu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:125
  46. COVID-19 has emerged as a global pandemic, challenging the world’s economic and health systems. Human oral microbiota comprises the second largest microbial community after the gut microbiota and is closely re...

    Authors: Nana Wei, Guangqi Zhu, Tingxiao Zhao, Yan Wang, Haifei Lou, Haoxuan Li, Zhejuan Yang, Zheen Zhang, Qiujing Wang, Mingfang Han, Zhibing Lin and Shibo Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:123
  47. Probiotics and their derived postbiotics, as cell-free supernatants (CFS), are gaining a solid reputation owing to their prodigious health-promoting effects. Probiotics play a valuable role in the alleviation ...

    Authors: Mona S. El Far, Azza S. Zakaria, Mervat A. Kassem, Abdalla Wedn, Maha Guimei and Eva A. Edward
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:122

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