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  1. In areas with limited water resources, the reuse of treated drainage water for non-potable purposes is increasingly recognised as a valuable and sustainable water resource. Numerous pathogenic bacteria found i...

    Authors: Rabab M. Soliman, Badawi A. Othman, Sahar A. Shoman, Mohamed I. Azzam and Marwa M. Gado
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:118
  2. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections are considered a major public health problem, as the treatment options are restricted. Biofilm formation and the quorum sensing (QS) system play a piv...

    Authors: Amal M. Abo Kamer, Ahmed A. Abdelaziz, Khaled B. Al-Monofy and Lamiaa A. Al-Madboly
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:116
  3. The emergence of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) attracted extensive attention. Information on CRKP from hospital wastewater (HWW) is limited. The aims of this study were to investigate the geno...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Xie, Jiangqing Huang, Shengcen zhang, BinBin Xu, Qianwen Zhang and Bin Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:115
  4. Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most prevalent infectious diseases with worldwide health threatening. Antimicrobial resistant strains of Escherichia coli (E. coli) are a common cause of UTI which were...

    Authors: Saleh Afsharikhah, Reza Ghanbarpour, Parvin Mohseni, Nasrin Adib, Mahboube Bagheri and Maziar Jajarmi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:114
  5. Rickettsia helvetica, a spotted fever rickettsia, is transmitted to humans via ticks in Europe, North Africa, and Asia. The central nervous system is a crucial target for rickettsial diseases, which has been repo...

    Authors: Lena Kask, Carl Påhlson, Karin Staxäng and Kenneth Nilsson
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:113
  6. Resistance to antibiotics has increased steadily over time, thus there is a pressing need for safer alternatives to antibiotics. Current study aims to evaluate the influence of vitamin C as an antibacterial an...

    Authors: Noha Anwar Hassuna, E. M. Rabie, W. K. M. Mahd, Marwa M. M. Refaie, Rehab Kamal Mohamed Yousef and Wedad M. Abdelraheem
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:112
  7. Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) forms physiologically relevant biofilms harboring drug-tolerant bacteria. This observation has brought the study of mycobacterial biofilms to the forefront of tuberculosis researc...

    Authors: Parminder Singh Mavi, Shweta Singh and Ashwani Kumar
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:111
  8. The production of biopolymers from waste resources is a growing trend, especially in high-population countries like Egypt. Beta-glucan (β-glucan) belongs to natural polysaccharides that are derived from plant ...

    Authors: Alshimaa A. Atta-Allah, Rania F. Ahmed, Azza A. M. Shahin, Enas A. Hassan, Heba Abd-Alla El-Bialy and Mohie Z. El-Fouly
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:110
  9. This study aims to explore the antibacterial activity of cethromycin against Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), and its relationship with multilocus sequence typing (MLST), erythromycin ribosomal methylase (erm) ...

    Authors: Yuechen Hu, Lili Ouyang, Duoyun Li, Xiangbin Deng, Hongbo Xu, Zhijian Yu, Yeqing Fang, Jinxin Zheng, Zhong Chen and Haigang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:109
  10. In our continuing search for biologically active natural enemies from North of Africa with special reference to Tunisian fungi, our teamwork screened fungi from different ecological habitats in Tunisia. Our pr...

    Authors: Lobna Hajji-Hedfi, Wassila Hlaoua, Abdelhak Rhouma, Awatif A. Al-Judaibi, Susana Cobacho Arcos, Lee Robertson, Sergio Ciordia, Najet Horrigue-Raouani, Alfonso Navas and Ahmed M. Abdel-Azeem
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:108
  11. Various antibiotics are available, including gentamicin, chloramphenicol, ampicillin, amoxicillin, and streptomycin, but they have some restrictions. Many microorganisms are resistant to these medications. A n...

    Authors: Abeer I.M. EL-Sayed, Mostafa M. El-Sheekh and Mofida E.M. Makhlof
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:106
  12. Attenuated live bacterial therapy and medical BSA materials have their own advantages in anti-cancer research, and their combination is expected to overcome some of the disadvantages of conventional anti-cance...

    Authors: Zhongming He, Kun Chen, Yu An, Jie He, Xiaoli Zhang, Lannan Tang, Fa Sun and Kehua Jiang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:105
  13. Pathogenesis of canine fungal rhinitis is still not fully understood. Treatment remains challenging, after cure turbinate destruction may be associated with persistent clinical signs and recurrence of fungal r...

    Authors: Emilie Vangrinsven, Aline Fastrès, Bernard Taminiau, Frédéric Billen, Georges Daube and Cécile Clercx
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:104
  14. Probiotics can reduce free radical scavenging rate and oxidative damage, and improve activity of crucial antioxidative enzymes in host cells. This study aimed to isolate Bifidobacterium spp. from faeces of babies...

    Authors: Ya Wang, Jiahui Wang, Hehai Li, Jianlong Lao, Dan Jia, Junlong Liu, Jinming Wang, Jianxun Luo, Guiquan Guan, Hong Yin and Youquan Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:103
  15. Many studies reported the association between gut microbiota and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D), but it is still unclear which bacterial genus plays a key role and how the metabolic function of gut microbiota ...

    Authors: Yanchao Liu, Mingxiao Wang, Wuyuntana Li, Yumin Gao, Hailing Li, Ning Cao, Wenli Hao and Lingyan Zhao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:102
  16. The urinary tract harbors unique microbial communities that play important roles in urogenital health and disease. Dogs naturally suffer from several of the same urological disorders as humans (e.g., urinary t...

    Authors: Emily L. Coffey, Andres M. Gomez, Aaron C. Ericsson, Erin N. Burton, Jennifer L. Granick, Jody P. Lulich and Eva Furrow
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:101
  17. Mosquitoes of many species are key disease vectors, killing millions of people each year. Bacillus thuringiensis-based insecticide formulations are largely recognized as among the most effective, ecologically saf...

    Authors: Xinmin Ma, Jianjian Hu, Chengsong Ding, Roxana Portieles, Hongli Xu, Jingyao Gao, Lihua Du, Xiangyou Gao, Qiulin Yue, Lin Zhao and Orlando Borrás-Hidalgo
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:100
  18. As highly-conserved types of lipid flippases among fungi, P4-ATPases play a significant role in various cellular processes. Cdc50 acts as the regulatory subunit of flippases, forming heterodimers with Drs2 to ...

    Authors: Ke-Zhi Chen, Lu-Ling Wang, Jin-Yan Liu, Jun-Tao Zhao, Si-Jia Huang and Ming-Jie Xiang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:99
  19. Campylobacter species are the major cause of bacterial gastroenteritis. As there is no effective vaccine, combined with the rapid increase in antimicrobial resistant strains, there is a need to identify new targe...

    Authors: Emily Stoakes, Keith Turner, Dave J. Baker, Maria Suau Sans, Muhammad Yasir, Lajos Kalmar, Ruby Costigan, Martin Lott and Andrew J. Grant
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:97
  20. Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) also known as tobacco caterpillar, is one of the most serious polyphagous pests that cause economic losses to a variety of commercially important agricultura...

    Authors: Sunaina Sarkhandia, Meena Devi, Geetika Sharma, Rohit Mahajan, Pooja Chadha, Harvinder Singh Saini and Sanehdeep Kaur
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:95
  21. Mycobacterium intracellulare is a major etiological agent of Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare pulmonary disease (MAC-PD). However, the characteristics of the virulence of M. intracellulare and the in vivo chemo...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Tateishi, Yuriko Ozeki, Akihito Nishiyama, Mari Miki, Ryoji Maekura, Hiroshi Kida and Sohkichi Matsumoto
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:94
  22. Bat gut microbiomes are adapted to the specific diets of their hosts. Despite diet variation has been associated with differences in bat microbiome diversity, the influence of diet on microbial community assem...

    Authors: Alexandra Corduneanu, Alejandra Wu-Chuang, Apolline Maitre, Dasiel Obregon, Attila D. Sándor and Alejandro Cabezas-Cruz
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:93
  23. Swine production expanded in the last decades. Efforts have been made to improve meat production and to understand its relationship to pig gut microbiota. Copper (Cu) is a usual supplement to growth performanc...

    Authors: Ana Carolina Laureano Paganin, Paulo Sérgio Monzani, Marcelo Falsarella Carazzolle, Raquel Bighetti Araujo, Ricardo Gonzalez-Esquerra, Douglas Haese, João L Kill, Graziela Silva Rezende, César Gonçalves de Lima, Iran Malavazi, Caio César de Melo Freire and Anderson Ferreira da Cunha
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:92
  24. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a gram-positive ubiquitous saprophytic bacterium that produces proteins (Crystal protein, Vegetative insecticidal protein, and Secreted insecticidal protein) toxic to insects during...

    Authors: Mihir Rabha, Debajit Das, Trishna Konwar, Sumita Acharjee and Bidyut Kumar Sarmah
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:91
  25. Escherichia coli is the leading pathogen responsible for urinary tract infection (UTI) and recurrent UTI (RUTI). Few studies have dealt with the characterization of host and bacteria in RUTI caused by E. coli wit...

    Authors: Cheng-Yen Kao, Yen-Zheng Zhang, Deng-Chi Yang, Pek Kee Chen, Ching-Hao Teng, Wei-Hung Lin and Ming-Cheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:90
  26. Enteroccocus spp. are human opportunistic pathogens causing a variety of serious and life-threating infections in humans, including urinary tract infection, endocarditis, skin infection and bacteraemia. Farm anim...

    Authors: Katarzyna Grudlewska-Buda, Krzysztof Skowron, Justyna Bauza-Kaszewska, Anna Budzyńska, Natalia Wiktorczyk-Kapischke, Monika Wilk, Magdalena Wujak and Zbigniew Paluszak
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:89
  27. Plant-based diets offer more beneficial microbes and can modulate gut microbiomes to improve human health. We evaluated the effects of the plant-based OsomeFood Clean Label meal range (‘AWE’ diet), on the huma...

    Authors: Dwiyanto Jacky, Chia Bibi, Look Melvin Chee Meng, Fong Jason, Tan Gwendoline, Lim Jeremy and Chong Chun Wie
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:88
  28. Mammalian gastrointestinal microbiomes are highly variable, both within individuals and across populations, with changes linked to time and ageing being widely reported. Discerning patterns of change in wild m...

    Authors: Jonathan Fenn, Christopher Taylor, Sarah Goertz, Klara M. Wanelik, Steve Paterson, Mike Begon, Joe Jackson and Jan Bradley
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:87
  29. The opportunistic human pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the causal agent of a wide variety of infections. This non-fermentative Gram-negative bacillus can colonize zones where the skin barrier is weakened, suc...

    Authors: Daniel Ruben Akiola Sanya, Djamila Onésime, Grazia Vizzarro and Nicolas Jacquier
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:86
  30. Burkholderia pyrrocinia strain P10 is a plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium (PGPR) that can substantially increase peanut growth. However, the mechanisms and pathways involved in the interaction between B. pyrr...

    Authors: Lizhen Han, Hong Zhang, Xue Bai and Biao Jiang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:85
  31. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common co-infecting pathogen recognized among COVID-19 patients. We aimed to investigate the antimicrobial resistance patterns and molecular typing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates a...

    Authors: Somaye Shiralizadeh, Fariba Keramat, Seyyed Hamid Hashemi, Mohammad Mehdi Majzoobi, Masoud Azimzadeh, Mohammad Sina Alikhani, Pezhman Karami, Zahra Rahimi and Mohammad Yousef Alikhani
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:84
  32. As the Human Microbiome Project (HMP) progresses, the relationship between microbes and human health has been receiving increasing attention. A growing number of reports support the correlation between cancer ...

    Authors: Yiming Zhao, Junqi Yi, Juanjuan Xiang, Wei Jia, Anqi Chen, Liyu Chen, Leliang Zheng, Wen Zhou, Minghua Wu, Zheng Yu and Jingqun Tang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:81
  33. Clostridium perfringens (C. perfringens) is an important pathogen in livestock animals and humans causing a wide array of systemic and enteric diseases. The current study was performed to investigate the inhibit...

    Authors: Nada H. Gomaa, Norhan K. Abd El-Aziz, El-sayed Y. El-Naenaeey, Walaa S. Abdelaziz and Alaa H. Sewid
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:79
  34. Intrauterine adhesion (IUA) is a frequent acquired endometrial condition, for which there is no effective preventive or treatment. Previous studies have found that vaginal microbiota dysregulation is closely r...

    Authors: Fei Wu, Yao Kong, Wenjie Chen, Dingfa Liang, Qin Xiao, Lijuan Hu, Xiao Tan, Jing Wei, Yujuan Liu, Xiaorong Deng, Zhaoxia Liu and Tingtao Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:78
  35. Autophagy is an important part of pathogenesis of IBD. Thiopurines such as azathioprine (AZA) are approved drugs for clinical practices in IBD patients. Besides, as an escape strategy, Toxoplasma gondii can use t...

    Authors: Sara Nemati, Hanieh Mohammad Rahimi, Anna Meyfour, Hossein Pazoki, Hamid Asadzadeh Aghdaei, Shabnam Shahrokh and Hamed Mirjalali
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:77
  36. The existence of a placental microbiota is debated. The human placenta has historically been considered sterile and microbial colonization was associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. Yet, recent DNA sequen...

    Authors: Jonathan J. Panzer, Roberto Romero, Jonathan M. Greenberg, Andrew D. Winters, Jose Galaz, Nardhy Gomez-Lopez and Kevin R. Theis
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:76
  37. The present study reports on the comprehensive analysis of Vibrio cholerae O1 and non-O1/non-O139 serogroups isolated from environmental water sources during cholera outbreaks, epidemics and surveillance studies ...

    Authors: Bibhuti Bhusan Pal, Debasish Samal, Smruti Ranjan Nayak and Swatishree Pany
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:75
  38. The pathogenesis of anti-tuberculosis (TB) drug-induced liver injury (ADLI) is complicated and remains unclear. We aimed to analyse the relationship between the characteristics of gut microbiota and ADLI in Mo...

    Authors: Jinqi Hao, Yuhong Li, Yanqin Yu, Limin Zheng and Fumin Feng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:74
  39. The ubiquitous emergence of bacterial resistance is a challenging problem in infectious diseases treatment. Recently, new research lines employed nano-drug delivery systems to enhance antibacterial activity of...

    Authors: Amal M. Abo Kamer, Noha M. Amer, Ahmed A. Abdelmegeed, Gamal M. El Maghraby and Noha M. Gamaleldin
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:73
  40. The nutrient availability of roughages could affect the dietary utilization efficiency of ruminants even in isocaloric and isonitrogenous diets. Here, we analyzed the bacterial composition and their metabolic ...

    Authors: Yuqi Li, Jian Gao, Yihan Xue, Ruolin Sun, Xiaoni Sun, Zhanying Sun, Suozhu Liu, Zhankun Tan, Weiyun Zhu and Yanfen Cheng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:70
  41. Bioprospecting of actinobacteria isolated from Kubuqi desert, China for antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic metabolites production and their structure elucidation.

    Authors: Maira Saleem, Ashba Hassan, Feina Li, Qinpei Lu, Larissa V. Ponomareva, Sean Parkin, Chenghang Sun, Jon S. Thorson, Khaled A. Shaaban and Imran Sajid
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2023 23:69

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