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  1. HOUNTRAS P, Cajigas H
    A 62-Year-Old Woman With Wheezing, Respiratory Failure, and an Abnormal CT Scan.
    Chest. 2017;152:e73-e76.
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    Infect Immun

  2. CAFFREY-CARR AK, Kowalski CH, Beattie SR, Blaseg NA, et al
    IL-1alpha is Critical for Resistance Against Highly Virulent Aspergillus fumigatus Isolates.
    Infect Immun. 2017 Sep 25. pii: IAI.00661-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00661.
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  3. LACEY KA, Leech JM, Lalor SJ, McCormack N, et al
    The Staphylococcus aureus cell wall-anchored protein clumping factor A is an important T cell antigen.
    Infect Immun. 2017 Sep 25. pii: IAI.00549-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00549.
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  4. MAIELLO P, DiFazio RM, Cadena AM, Rodgers MA, et al
    Rhesus macaques are more susceptible to progressive tuberculosis than cynomolgus macaques: A quantitative comparison.
    Infect Immun. 2017 Sep 25. pii: IAI.00505-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00505.
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  5. FENG W, Minor D, Liu M, Lei B, et al
    Requirement and Synergistic Contribution of PAF acetylhydrolase Sse and Streptolysin S to Inhibition of Neutrophil Recruitment and Systemic Infection by Hypervirulent emm3 Group A Streptococcus in Subcutaneous Infection of Mice.
    Infect Immun. 2017 Sep 25. pii: IAI.00530-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00530.
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  6. OTSUGU M, Nomura R, Matayoshi S, Teramoto N, et al
    Contribution of Streptococcus mutans Strains with Collagen-Binding Proteins in the Presence of Serum to the Pathogenesis of Infective Endocarditis.
    Infect Immun. 2017 Sep 25. pii: IAI.00401-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00401.
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    J Antimicrob Chemother

  7. WEBER RE, Layer F, Klare I, Werner G, et al
    Comparative evaluation of VITEK(R) 2 and three commercial gradient strip assays for daptomycin susceptibility testing of Staphylococcus aureus.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Aug 7. doi: 10.1093.
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  8. SINGH AK, Thakare R, Karaulia P, Das S, et al
    Biological evaluation of diphenyleneiodonium chloride (DPIC) as a potential drug candidate for treatment of non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Aug 17. doi: 10.1093.
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  9. GONZALEZ MORENO M, Trampuz A, Di Luca M
    Synergistic antibiotic activity against planktonic and biofilm-embedded Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus oralis.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Aug 21. doi: 10.1093.
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  10. WU CJ, Lai JF, Huang IW, Hsieh LY, et al
    Multiclonal emergence of levofloxacin-resistant group B Streptococcus, Taiwan.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Sep 6. doi: 10.1093.
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  11. SCHAUWVLIEGHE AFAD, Vonk AG, Buddingh EP, Hoek RAS, et al
    Detection of azole-susceptible and azole-resistant Aspergillus coinfection by cyp51A PCR amplicon melting curve analysis.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Aug 9. doi: 10.1093.
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  12. CHEN J, Zhang S, Cui P, Shi W, et al
    Identification of novel mutations associated with cycloserine resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Sep 12. doi: 10.1093.
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  13. LAZARIS A, Coleman DC, Kearns AM, Pichon B, et al
    Novel multiresistance cfr plasmids in linezolid-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) from a hospital outbreak: co-location of cfr and optrA in VRE.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Aug 28. doi: 10.1093.
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  14. CHANG SC, Lee MH, Yeh CF, Liu TP, et al
    Characterization of two novel variants of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec elements in oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus lugdunensis.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Aug 23. doi: 10.1093.
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    J Bacteriol

  15. WANG X, Han H, Lv Z, Lin Z, et al
    PhoU2 but not PhoU1 as an Important Regulator of Biofilm Formation and Tolerance to Multiple Stresses by Participating in Various Fundamental Metabolic Processes in Staphylococcus epidermidis.
    J Bacteriol. 2017 Sep 25. pii: JB.00219-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00219.
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    J Clin Microbiol

  16. PRASIDTHRATHSINT K, Lewis J, Couturier MR
    The Brief Case: Angiostrongylus cantonensis Eosinophilic Meningitis in a Returned Traveler.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2017;55:2880-2883.
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  17. PRASIDTHRATHSINT K, Lewis J, Couturier MR
    Closing the Brief Case: Angiostrongylus cantonensis Eosinophilic Meningitis in a Returned Traveler.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2017;55:3147-3148.
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    J Immunol

  18. VENET F, Demaret J, Blaise BJ, Rouget C, et al
    IL-7 Restores T Lymphocyte Immunometabolic Failure in Septic Shock Patients through mTOR Activation.
    J Immunol. 2017;199:1606-1615.
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  19. CARSON WF 4TH, Cavassani KA, Soares EM, Hirai S, et al
    The STAT4/MLL1 Epigenetic Axis Regulates the Antimicrobial Functions of Murine Macrophages.
    J Immunol. 2017;199:1865-1874.
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  20. BORO M, Balaji KN
    CXCL1 and CXCL2 Regulate NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation via G-Protein-Coupled Receptor CXCR2.
    J Immunol. 2017;199:1660-1671.
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  21. YE W, Hu MM, Lei CQ, Zhou Q, et al
    TRIM8 Negatively Regulates TLR3/4-Mediated Innate Immune Response by Blocking TRIF-TBK1 Interaction.
    J Immunol. 2017;199:1856-1864.
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  22. GHOSH MK, Muller HK, Walker AM
    Lactation-Based Maternal Educational Immunity Crosses MHC Class I Barriers and Can Impart Th1 Immunity to Th2-Biased Recipients.
    J Immunol. 2017;199:1729-1736.
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  23. MARLIN R, Nugeyre MT, Tchitchek N, Parenti M, et al
    Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara Vector Induces Specific Cellular and Humoral Responses in the Female Reproductive Tract, the Main HIV Portal of Entry.
    J Immunol. 2017 Jul 31. pii: ji1700320. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1700320.
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    J Infect Dis

  24. NIELSEN TB, Pantapalangkoor P, Luna BM, Bruhn KW, et al
    Monoclonal Antibody Protects Against Acinetobacter baumannii Infection by Enhancing Bacterial Clearance and Evading Sepsis.
    J Infect Dis. 2017;216:489-501.
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  25. SINGH V, Prakhar P, Rajmani RS, Mahadik K, et al
    Histone Methyltransferase SET8 Epigenetically Reprograms Host Immune Responses to Assist Mycobacterial Survival.
    J Infect Dis. 2017;216:477-488.
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  26. VAN BEEK J, Veenhoven RH, Bruin JP, van Boxtel RAJ, et al
    Influenza-like Illness Incidence Is Not Reduced by Influenza Vaccination in a Cohort of Older Adults, Despite Effectively Reducing Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza Virus Infections.
    J Infect Dis. 2017;216:415-424.
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  27. MADIGAN CA, Cameron J, Ramakrishnan L
    A Zebrafish Model of Mycobacterium leprae Granulomatous Infection.
    J Infect Dis. 2017;216:776-779.
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  28. SCHLABERG R, Ampofo K, Tardif KD, Stockmann C, et al
    Human Bocavirus Capsid Messenger RNA Detection in Children With Pneumonia.
    J Infect Dis. 2017;216:688-696.
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  29. PACHULEC E, Abdelwahed Bagga RB, Chevallier L, O'Donnell H, et al
    Enhanced Macrophage M1 Polarization and Resistance to Apoptosis Enable Resistance to Plague.
    J Infect Dis. 2017;216:761-770.
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  30. CHAKRABORTY A, Rahman M, Hossain MJ, Khan SU, et al
    Mild Respiratory Illness Among Young Children Caused by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus Infection in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2011.
    J Infect Dis. 2017;216.
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  31. LIU B, Havers FP, Zhou L, Zhong H, et al
    Clusters of Human Infections With Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus in China, March 2013 to June 2015.
    J Infect Dis. 2017;216.
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  32. WIDDOWSON MA, Bresee JS, Jernigan DB
    The Global Threat of Animal Influenza Viruses of Zoonotic Concern: Then and Now.
    J Infect Dis. 2017;216.
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    J Med Chem

  33. ABDEL MONAIM SAH, Ramchuran EJ, El-Faham A, Albericio F, et al
    Converting Teixobactin into a Cationic Antimicrobial Peptide (AMP).
    J Med Chem. 2017;60:7476-7482.
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  34. CHEN AY, Thomas PW, Stewart AC, Bergstrom A, et al
    Dipicolinic Acid Derivatives as Inhibitors of New Delhi Metallo-beta-lactamase-1.
    J Med Chem. 2017;60:7267-7283.
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  35. BUCHIERI MV, Cimino M, Rebollo-Ramirez S, Beauvineau C, et al
    Nitazoxanide Analogs Require Nitroreduction for Antimicrobial Activity in Mycobacterium smegmatis.
    J Med Chem. 2017;60:7425-7433.
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  36. LI X, Hernandez V, Rock FL, Choi W, et al
    Discovery of a Potent and Specific M. tuberculosis Leucyl-tRNA Synthetase Inhibitor: (S)-3-(Aminomethyl)-4-chloro-7-(2-hydroxyethoxy)benzo[c][1,2]oxaborol-1(3H)-ol (GSK656).
    J Med Chem. 2017 Sep 27. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b00631.
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    J Med Microbiol

  37. HUANG L, Hu YY, Zhang R
    Prevalence of fosfomycin resistance and plasmid-mediated fosfomycin-modifying enzymes among carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Zhejiang, China.
    J Med Microbiol. 2017;66:1332-1334.
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  38. STEFANOVIC A, Roscoe D, Ranasinghe R, Wong T, et al
    Performance assessment of urine flow cytometry (UFC) to screen urines to reflex to culture in immunocompetent and immunosuppressed hosts.
    J Med Microbiol. 2017;66:1308-1315.
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  39. BOTTINELLI M, Passamonti F, Rampacci E, Stefanetti V, et al
    DNA microarray assay and real-time PCR as useful tools for studying the respiratory tract Mycoplasma populations in young dairy calves.
    J Med Microbiol. 2017;66:1342-1349.
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  40. AL-YOUNES HM, Al-Zereini W, Obeidat NM
    Molecular evidence for the absence of an association between Simkania negevensis and respiratory diseases.
    J Med Microbiol. 2017;66:1324-1327.
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  41. KARACAER F, Hamed I, Ozogul F, Glew RH, et al
    The function of probiotics on the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP): facts and gaps.
    J Med Microbiol. 2017;66:1275-1285.
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  42. ABBASI J
    New Hope for a Gonorrhea Vaccine.
    JAMA. 2017 Aug 23. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.11037.
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  43. "Found: A One Day Cure for Syphilis".
    JAMA. 2017;318:871.
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  44. ACREE M, Davis AM
    Acute Diarrheal Infections in Adults.
    JAMA. 2017;318:957-958.
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    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep

  45. DING H, Black CL, Ball S, Fink RV, et al
    Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women - United States, 2016-17 Influenza Season.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017;66:1016-1022.
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  46. GLASHOWER D, Snyder J, Welch D, McCarthy S, et al
    Notes from the Field: Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni Associated with Consuming Undercooked Chicken Liver Mousse - Clark County, Washington, 2016.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017;66:1027.
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  47. MITCHELL PK, Campbell C, Montgomery MP, Paoline J, et al
    Notes from the Field: Travel-Associated Melioidosis and Resulting Laboratory Exposures - United States, 2016.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017;66:1001-1002.
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    N Engl J Med

  48. PARK L, Nelson SB, Turbett SE
    Case 29-2017. A 59-Year-Old Woman with Pain and Swelling in the Right Hand and Ankles.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;377:1189-1195.
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  49. ROMANO K, Pazo V, Qian X, Vaidya A, et al
    The Road Less Traveled.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;377:e16.
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  50. HOLLAND SM, Pierce VM, Shailam R, Glomski K, et al
    Case 28-2017. A 13-Month-Old Girl with Pneumonia and a 33-Year-Old Woman with Hip Pain.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;377:1077-1091.
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  51. RIDKER PM, Everett BM, Thuren T, MacFadyen JG, et al
    Antiinflammatory Therapy with Canakinumab for Atherosclerotic Disease.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;377:1119-1131.
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    PLoS Comput Biol

  52. TEPEKULE B, Uecker H, Derungs I, Frenoy A, et al
    Modeling antibiotic treatment in hospitals: A systematic approach shows benefits of combination therapy over cycling, mixing, and mono-drug therapies.
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2017;13:e1005745.
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    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  53. VOGLER AJ, Andrianaivoarimanana V, Telfer S, Hall CM, et al
    Temporal phylogeography of Yersinia pestis in Madagascar: Insights into the long-term maintenance of plague.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005887.
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    PLoS One

  54. HAYAKAWA K, Mezaki K, Kobayakawa M, Yamamoto K, et al
    Impact of rapid identification of positive blood cultures using the Verigene system on antibiotic prescriptions: A prospective study of community-onset bacteremia in a tertiary hospital in Japan.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181548.
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  55. KOVARIK JJ, Kernbauer E, Holzl MA, Hofer J, et al
    Fasting metabolism modulates the interleukin-12/interleukin-10 cytokine axis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0180900.
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  56. SHIN HJ, Kim TO, Oh HJ, Park HY, et al
    Impact of diabetes mellitus on indeterminate results of the QuantiFERON TB Gold In-Tube test: A propensity score matching analysis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181887.
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  57. SILVA JBL, Magalhaes Alves D, Bottino-Rojas V, Pereira TN, et al
    Wolbachia and dengue virus infection in the mosquito Aedes fluviatilis (Diptera: Culicidae).
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181678.
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  58. MCKEE CD, Kosoy MY, Bai Y, Osikowicz LM, et al
    Diversity and phylogenetic relationships among Bartonella strains from Thai bats.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181696.
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  59. XIAO S, Li Y, Wong TW, Hui DSC, et al
    Role of fomites in SARS transmission during the largest hospital outbreak in Hong Kong.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181558.
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  60. LJUNGSTROM L, Pernestig AK, Jacobsson G, Andersson R, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of procalcitonin, neutrophil-lymphocyte count ratio, C-reactive protein, and lactate in patients with suspected bacterial sepsis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181704.
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  61. ROUSSEL P, Porcherie A, Reperant-Ferter M, Cunha P, et al
    Escherichia coli mastitis strains: In vitro phenotypes and severity of infection in vivo.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0178285.
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  62. ALICKE M, Boakye-Appiah JK, Abdul-Jalil I, Henze A, et al
    Adolescent health in rural Ghana: A cross-sectional study on the co-occurrence of infectious diseases, malnutrition and cardio-metabolic risk factors.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0180436.
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  63. LORENZO MM, Sanchez-Puig JM, Blasco R
    Vaccinia virus and Cowpox virus are not susceptible to the interferon-induced antiviral protein MxA.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181459.
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  64. GLADSTONE BP, Cona A, Shamsrizi P, Vilken T, et al
    Antimicrobial resistance rates in gram-positive bacteria do not drive glycopeptides use.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181358.
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  65. MATZARAKI V, Gresnigt MS, Jaeger M, Ricano-Ponce I, et al
    An integrative genomics approach identifies novel pathways that influence candidaemia susceptibility.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0180824.
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  66. LETH C, Varadharajan A, Mester P, Fischaleck M, et al
    Matrixlysis, an improved sample preparation method for recovery of Mycobacteria from animal tissue material.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181157.
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  67. CONNOR DO, Danckert L, Hoppe S, Bier FF, et al
    Epitope determination of immunogenic proteins of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0180962.
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  68. HOFHUIS A, van de Kassteele J, Sprong H, van den Wijngaard CC, et al
    Predicting the risk of Lyme borreliosis after a tick bite, using a structural equation model.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181807.
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  69. SHIM EJ, Lee KM, Kim EJ, Kim HG, et al
    CT pattern analysis of necrotizing and nonnecrotizing lymph nodes in Kikuchi disease.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181169.
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  70. ERNST G, Watne LO, Frihagen F, Wyller TB, et al
    Decreases in heart rate variability are associated with postoperative complications in hip fracture patients.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0180423.
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  71. TAVARES AM, Fronteira I, Couto I, Machado D, et al
    HIV and tuberculosis co-infection among migrants in Europe: A systematic review on the prevalence, incidence and mortality.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185526.
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  72. ZHAO X, Li P, An K, Jia X, et al
    Chlamydia pneumoniae inclusion membrane protein Cpn0147 interacts with host protein CREB3.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185593.
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  73. SCHWEITZER MD, Salamo O, Campos M, Schraufnagel DE, et al
    Body habitus in patients with and without bronchiectasis and non-tuberculous mycobacteria.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185095.
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  74. MITURA A, Niemczuk K, Zareba K, Zajac M, et al
    Free-living and captive turtles and tortoises as carriers of new Chlamydia spp.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185407.
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  75. LARSON EC, Novis CL, Martins LJ, Macedo AB, et al
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis reactivates latent HIV-1 in T cells in vitro.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185162.
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  76. LINDENBERG V, Molleken K, Kravets E, Stallmann S, et al
    Broad recruitment of mGBP family members to Chlamydia trachomatis inclusions.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185273.
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  77. BONADONNA LV, Saunders MJ, Zegarra R, Evans C, et al
    Why wait? The social determinants underlying tuberculosis diagnostic delay.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185018.
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  78. MUSA BM, Adamu AL, Galadanci NA, Zubayr B, et al
    Trends in prevalence of multi drug resistant tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185105.
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  79. LABIRAN C, Rowen D, Clarke IN, Marsh P, et al
    Detailed molecular epidemiology of Chlamydia trachomatis in the population of Southampton attending the genitourinary medicine clinic in 2012-13 reveals the presence of long established genotypes and transitory sexual networks.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185059.
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  80. MURRAY J, Muruko T, Gill CIR, Kearney MP, et al
    Evaluation of bactericidal and anti-biofilm properties of a novel surface-active organosilane biocide against healthcare associated pathogens and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biolfilm.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0182624.
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  81. BIDOSSI A, Bortolin M, Toscano M, De Vecchi E, et al
    In vitro comparison between alpha-tocopheryl acetate and alpha-tocopheryl phosphate against bacteria responsible of prosthetic and joint infections.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0182323.
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  82. DAHL V, Wallensten A
    Self-reported infections during international travel and notifiable infections among returning international travellers, Sweden, 2009-2013.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181625.
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  83. VAN LEUVENHAEGE C, Vandelannoote K, Affolabi D, Portaels F, et al
    Bacterial diversity in Buruli ulcer skin lesions: Challenges in the clinical microbiome analysis of a skin disease.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181994.
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  84. MARTIN-TORRIJOS L, Campos Llach M, Pou-Rovira Q, Dieguez-Uribeondo J, et al
    Resistance to the crayfish plague, Aphanomyces astaci (Oomycota) in the endangered freshwater crayfish species, Austropotamobius pallipes.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181226.
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    PLoS Pathog

  85. HAMPE IAI, Friedman J, Edgerton M, Morschhauser J, et al
    An acquired mechanism of antifungal drug resistance simultaneously enables Candida albicans to escape from intrinsic host defenses.
    PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006655.
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