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  1. Q fever, a worldwide-occurring zoonotic disease, can cause economic losses for public and veterinary health systems. Vaccines are not yet available worldwide and currently under development. In this regard, it...

    Authors: Katja Mertens-Scholz, Amira A. Moawad, Elisabeth M. Liebler-Tenorio, Andrea Helming, Jennifer Andrack, Peter Miethe, Heinrich Neubauer, Mathias W. Pletz and Ina-Gabriele Richter
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:118
  2. Antimicrobial resistant bacteria among hospitalized patients are becoming a major public health threat worldwide, mainly in developing countries. Infections by these multidrug resistant pathogens cause high ra...

    Authors: Assefa Sisay, Abdurahaman Seid, Selamyhun Tadesse, Wagaw Abebe and Agumas Shibabaw
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:116
  3. Cryptosporidium is a highly pathogenic parasite responsible for diarrhea in children worldwide. Here, the epidemiological status and genetic characteristics of Cryptosporidium in children with or without diarrhea...

    Authors: Wei Zhao, Guangxu Ren, Weiyan Jiang, Long Wang, Jiayang Wang, Zhongying Yuan, Lanzhu Yan, Yongtai Li, Yanbin Sun, Xinjie Xue, Yanyan Jiang, Gang Lu and Huicong Huang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:113
  4. Postpartum women often experience stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and vaginal microbial dysbiosis, which seriously affect women’s physical and mental health. Understanding the relationship between SUI and va...

    Authors: Man Zhang, Yanhua Zhou, Siqi Yao, Yiming Zhao, Syeda Sundas Batool, Jing Huang, Li Jiang, Dayu Yan, Wenguang Yan and Zheng Yu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:112
  5. Aspergillus species cause a variety of serious clinical conditions with increasing trend in antifungal resistance. The present study aimed at evaluating hospital epidemiology and antifungal susceptibility of all ...

    Authors: Iacopo Franconi, Cosmeri Rizzato, Emilia Ghelardi and Antonella Lupetti
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:111
  6. All gastrointestinal pathogens, including Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium, undergo adaptation processes during colonization and infection. In this study, we investigated by data-independent acquisi...

    Authors: Annika Dreyer, Christof Lenz, Uwe Groß, Wolfgang Bohne and Andreas Erich Zautner
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:110
  7. The current understanding of acquired chromosomal colistin resistance mechanisms in Enterobacterales primarily involves the disruption of the upstream PmrAB and PhoPQ two-component system (TCS) control caused by ...

    Authors: Ching-Hsun Wang, L. Kristopher Siu, Feng-Yee Chang, Yu-Kuo Tsai, Li-Yueh Huang and Jung-Chung Lin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:109
  8. Belonging to the Actinobacteria phylum, members of the Rhodococcus genus thrive in soil, water, and even intracellularly. While most species are non-pathogenic, several cause respiratory disease in animals and, m...

    Authors: Dana L. Willner, Sudip Paudel, Andrew D. Halleran, Grace E. Solini, Veronica Gray and Margaret S. Saha
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:107
  9. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by an elevated level of blood glucose due to the absence of insulin secretion, ineffectiveness, or lack of uptake of secreted insulin in the...

    Authors: Hafiz Muhammad Ubaid Tayyib, Amjed Ali, Shaista Jabeen, Habib-ur-Rehman, Hafsa Kamran, Majed A. Bajaber, Muhammad Usman and Xiao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:105
  10. While particular strains within the Bacillus species, such as Bacillus subtilis, have been commercially utilised as probiotics, it is critical to implement screening assays and evaluate the safety to identify pot...

    Authors: Zhongtian Zhao, Wenrui Li, The Thien Tran and Say Chye Joachim Loo
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:104
  11. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) are major opportunistic pathogens and the causative agents of serious diseases, such as urinary tract infections and endocarditis. VRE strains mainly include species of Ente...

    Authors: David Hourigan, Ewelina Stefanovic, Colin Hill and R. Paul Ross
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:103
  12. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global threat driven mainly by horizontal gene transfer (HGT) mechanisms through mobile genetic elements (MGEs) including integrons. The variable region (VR) of an integron ...

    Authors: Gauri Kumar, Keshava Balakrishna, Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay and Vandana Kalwaje Eshwara
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:102
  13. N-acetylmuramyl-L-alanine amidases are cell wall modifying enzymes that cleave the amide bond between the sugar residues and stem peptide in peptidoglycan. Amidases play a vital role in septal cell wall cleavag.....

    Authors: Malvika Modi, Menaka Thambiraja, Archana Cherukat, Ragothaman M Yennamalli and Richa Priyadarshini
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:101
  14. Cameroon is a tuberculosis (TB) burden country with a 12% positivity among TB presumptive cases. Of the presumptive cases with a negative TB test, some are infected with Non-tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM). How...

    Authors: Valerie Flore Donkeng Donfack, Thierry Anicet Zemo Fokou, Lazare Eric Noche Wadje, Yves Le Grand Napa Tchuedji, Yvonne Josiane Djieugoue, Sorelle Nguimfack Teagho, Brenda Shile Takong, Yannick Patrick Assolo, Suzanne Magloire Ongboulal, Yannick Willy Kamdem Simo, Stanley Nkemnji Awungafac and Sara Eyangoh
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:100
  15. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen in the health-care systems and one of the primary causative agents with high mortality in hospitalized patients, particularly immunocompromised. The limitation ...

    Authors: Jaber Hemmati, Mohsen Nazari, Fatemeh Sadat Abolhasani, Amjad Ahmadi and Babak Asghari
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:99
  16. Primary nephrotic syndrome (PNS) is a common glomerular disease in children. Clostridium butyricum (C. butyricum), a probiotic producing butyric acid, exerts effective in regulating inflammation. This study was d...

    Authors: Ting Li, Xiaolong Ma, Ting Wang, Wenyan Tian, Jian Liu, Wenke Shen, Yuanyuan Liu, Yiwei Li, Xiaoxu Zhang, Junbai Ma, Xiaoxia Zhang, Jinhai Ma and Hao Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:97
  17. Unbalanced gut microbiota is considered as a pivotal etiological factor in colitis. Nevertheless, the precise influence of the endogenous gut microbiota composition on the therapeutic efficacy of probiotics in...

    Authors: Juanjuan Dai, Mingjie Jiang, Xiaoxin Wang, Tao Lang, Leilei Wan and Jingjing Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:96
  18. The emergence of antimicrobial resistance in bacterial pathogens is a growing concern worldwide due to its impact on the treatment of bacterial infections. The "Trojan Horse" strategy has been proposed as a po...

    Authors: Mohamed T. Khazaal, Ahmed H. I. Faraag and Hoda H. El-Hendawy
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:95
  19. Cervicovaginal microbiome plays an important role in the persistence of HPV infection and subsequent disease development. However, cervicovaginal microbiota varied cross populations with different habits and r...

    Authors: Yao Zhang, Xu Wu, Dan Li, Rong Huang, Xiangyu Deng, Mingxing Li, Fukuan Du, Yueshui Zhao, Jing Shen, Yu Chen, Pingxiu Zhang, Congcui Hu, Zhangang Xiao and Qinglian Wen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:94
  20. Plant growth promoting microbe assisted phytoremediation is considered a more effective approach to rehabilitation than the single use of plants, but underlying mechanism is still unclear. In this study, we co...

    Authors: DaWei Chen, YiHan Wang, Ni Li, YaLi Huang, YiFan Mao, XiaoJun Liu, YaRong Du and Kun Sun
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:93
  21. The soil biota consists of a complex assembly of microbial communities and other organisms that vary significantly across farming systems, impacting soil health and plant productivity. Despite its importance, ...

    Authors: Abdul A. Jalloh, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis, Abdullahi Ahmed Yusuf, Sevgan Subramanian and Daniel Munyao Mutyambai
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:92
  22. Probiotics are a potentially effective therapy for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); IBD is linked to impaired gut microbiota and intestinal immunity. However, the utilization of an antibiotic cocktail (Abx) p...

    Authors: Jing Xu, Haoming Xu, Xue Guo, Hailan Zhao, Jiaqi Wang, Jianhong Li, Jie He, Hongli Huang, Chen Huang, Chong Zhao, Yingfei Li, Youlian Zhou, Yao Peng and Yuqiang Nie
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:91
  23. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a challenging global health threat, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. This study aims to determine the molecular characteristics and...

    Authors: Qing Zhan, Gaoqin Teng, Weiwei Chen and Xiao Yu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:89
  24. Oral microbiome dysbacteriosis has been reported to be associated with the pathogenesis of advanced esophageal cancer. However, few studies investigated the potential role of oral and gastric microbiota in ear...

    Authors: Han Chen, Xingzhou Jiang, Fengyi Zhu, Ruoyun Yang, Xin Yu, Xiaoying Zhou and Nana Tang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:88
  25. Listeria monocytogenes is a foodborne pathogen, which can cause a severe illness, especially in people with a weakened immune system or comorbidities. The interactions between host and pathogens and between patho...

    Authors: Giulia Baldelli, Mauro De Santi, Collins Njie Ateba, Giorgia Cifola, Giulia Amagliani, Christ-Donald Kaptchouang Tchatchouang, Peter Kotsoana Montso, Giorgio Brandi and Giuditta Fiorella Schiavano
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:87
  26. Psittacosis is a zoonosis caused by Chlamydia psittaci, the clinical manifestations of Psittacosis range from mild illness to fulminant severe pneumonia with multiple organ failure. This study aimed to evaluate t...

    Authors: Lei Yuan, Qiang Chen, Xin Yu Zhu, Lan Min Lai, Rui Zhao and Yang Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:86

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Microbiology 2024 24:203

  27. Antimicrobial peptides, such as bacteriocin, produced by probiotics have become a promising novel class of therapeutic agents for treating infectious diseases. Selected lactic acid bacteria (LAB) isolated from...

    Authors: Tran Thi Dieu Thuy, Hsu-Feng Lu, Carl Jay Ballena Bregente, Fong-Chi Annabelle Huang, Pei-Chun Tu and Cheng-Yen Kao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:85
  28. Although the pathology of multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) is unknown, the central nervous system is reportedly involved. The gut microbiota is important in modifying central nervous system diseases. Howeve...

    Authors: Kentaro Watai, Wataru Suda, Rina Kurokawa, Kiyoshi Sekiya, Hiroaki Hayashi, Maki Iwata, Kisako Nagayama, Yuto Nakamura, Yuto Hamada, Yosuke Kamide, Yuma Fukutomi, Takeru Nakabayashi, Kosei Tanaka, Masahiro Kamita, Masami Taniguchi and Masahira Hattori
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:84
  29. The interplay between gut microbiota (GM) and the metabolization of dietary components leading to the production of short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) is affected by a range of factors including colonic pH and ca...

    Authors: Zhuqing Xie, Weiwei He, Alex Gobbi, Hanne Christine Bertram and Dennis Sandris Nielsen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:83
  30. Extrauterine growth restriction (EUGR) represents a prevalent condition observed in preterm neonates, which poses potential adverse implications for both neonatal development and long-term health outcomes. The...

    Authors: Yumei Liang, Xiaomin Yao, Zida Meng, Jinyun Lan, Yanqing Qiu, Chao Cen and Yanni Feng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:82
  31. Copper-induced gene expression in Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris (Xcc) is typically evaluated using targeted approaches involving qPCR. The global response to copper stress in Xcc and resistance to metal i...

    Authors: Stephen D. B. Ramnarine Jr., Omar Ali, Jayaraj Jayaraman and Adesh Ramsubhag
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:81
  32. Chryseobacterium arthrosphaerae strain FS91703 was isolated from Rana nigromaculata in our previous study. To investigate the genomic characteristics, pathogenicity-related genes, antimicrobial resistance, and ph...

    Authors: Lihong Zhu, Hao Liu, Xiaohui Li, Yuefeng Shi, Xiaoliang Yin and Xionge Pi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:80
  33. To explore the changes and potential mechanisms of microbiome in different parts of the upper airway in the development of pediatric OSA and observe the impact of surgical intervention on oral microbiome for p...

    Authors: Lucheng Fang, Aikebaier Tuohuti, Wanyue Cai and Xiong Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:79
  34. Microbial cells capability to tolerate the effect of various antimicrobial classes represent a major worldwide health concern. The flexible and multi-components nanocomposites have enhanced physicochemical cha...

    Authors: Fathy M. Elkady, Amr H. Hashem, Salem S. Salem, Gharieb S. El-Sayyad, Ahmed Abdel Tawab, Mohammad M. Alkherkhisy and Mohammed S. Abdulrahman
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:78
  35. Aeromonas dhakensis (A. dhakensis) is becoming an emerging pathogen worldwide, with an increasingly significant role in animals and human health. It is a ubiquitous bacteria found in terrestrial and aquatic milie...

    Authors: Chenxu Zhao, Panpan Qin, Shuai Li, Zilu Chen, Tianliang Wang, Qunchao Liang, Weishi He, Zeyu Peng, Yurong Yang, Zhifeng Peng and Yongtao Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:76
  36. The mycotoxin zearalenone (ZEA) produced by toxigenic fungi is widely present in cereals and its downstream products. The danger of ZEA linked to various human health issues has attracted increasing attention....

    Authors: Zongping Sun, Yuting Fang, Yaohuan Zhu, Wen Tian, Junjie Yu and Jun Tang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:75
  37. Multi-drug resistance (MDR) has notably increased in community acquired uropathogens causing urinary tract infections (UTIs), predominantly Escherichia coli. Uropathogenic E. coli causes 80% of uncomplicated comm...

    Authors: Ayesha Khan, Viqar Sayeed Saraf, Fariha Siddiqui, Tahira Batool, Zobia Noreen, Sundus Javed, Aftab Ahmad, Wadi B. Alonazi, Muhammad Ibrahim, Sandra Pucciarelli and Habib Bokhari
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:74
  38. Undernutrition (UN) is a critical public health issue that threatens the lives of children under five in developing countries. While evidence indicates the crucial role of the gut microbiome (GM) in UN pathoge...

    Authors: Bingmei Chang, Wenjie Zhang, Yinan Wang, Yuanzheng Zhang, Shilin Zhong, Peng Gao, Lili Wang and Zicheng Zhao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:73

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Microbiology 2024 24:121

  39. The intrinsic concentration of RpoS, the second most abundant sigma factor, varies widely across the E. coli species. Bacterial isolates that express high levels of RpoS display high resistance to environmental s...

    Authors: Estela Ynés Valencia, Felipe de Moraes Gomes, Katia Ospino and Beny Spira
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:72
  40. Studies have elucidated the importance of gut microbiota for an organism, but we are still learning about the important influencing factors. Several factors have been identified in helping shape the microbiome...

    Authors: Jonathan J. Fong, Yik-Hei Sung and Li Ding
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:71
  41. Perioperative neurocognitive dysfunction (PND) emerges as a common postoperative complication among elderly patients. Currently, the mechanism of PND remains unclear, but there exists a tendency to believe tha...

    Authors: Yanfang Yang, Na Li, Yubo Gao, Fanning Xu, Hui Chen, Chun Zhang and Xinli Ni
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:70
  42. Liver steatosis is the most frequent liver disorder and its advanced stage, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), will soon become the main reason for liver fibrosis and cirrhosis. The “multiple hits hypothesi...

    Authors: Jacqueline Wyss, Tina Raselli, Annika Wyss, Anja Telzerow, Gerhard Rogler, Niklas Krupka, Bahtiyar Yilmaz, Thomas S. B. Schmidt and Benjamin Misselwitz
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:69
  43. In the current study, for the first time, we reported a novel HCV molecular diagnostic approach termed reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification integrated with a gold nanoparticles-based la...

    Authors: Yuanfang Shi, Qingxue Zhou, Shilei Dong, Qi Zhao, Xue Wu, Peng Yang, Xiaoyan Zeng, Xinggui Yang, Yan Tan, Xinhua Luo, Zhenghua Xiao and Xu Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:68
  44. Carbapenems represent the first line treatment of serious infections caused by drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. Carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae (CRKP) is one of the urgent threats to human health worldwid...

    Authors: Mahmoud Saad Abdel-Halim, Amira M. El-Ganiny, Basem Mansour, Galal Yahya, Hemat K. Abd El Latif and Momen Askoura
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:67

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