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11 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
5 Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis
1 Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
2 Infect Immun
3 J Antimicrob Chemother
3 J Bacteriol
1 J Clin Invest
5 J Clin Microbiol
2 J Immunol
4 J Infect Dis
3 Lancet Public Health
1 Lancet Respir Med
1 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
4 N Engl J Med
7 PLoS Negl Trop Dis
14 PLoS One
1 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  1. CHEN Y, Yuan Z, Shen X, Wu J, et al
    Time to Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment Initiation in Association with Treatment Outcomes in Shanghai, China.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 5. pii: AAC.02259.
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  2. RIAT A, Plojoux J, Gindro K, Schrenzel J, et al
    Azole resistance of Aspergillus fumigatus isolates from the environment and the clinic in Switzerland.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 5. pii: AAC.02088.
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  3. ELJAALY K, Alshehri S, Erstad BL
    Safety of Anti-Staphylococcal Penicillins versus Cefazolin: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 5. pii: AAC.01816.
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  4. LYSKOVA P, Hubka V, Svobodova L, Barrs V, et al
    Antifungal susceptibility of the Aspergillus viridinutans complex: comparison of two in vitro methods.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 5. pii: AAC.01927.
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  5. KHAN Z, Ahmad S, Mokaddas E, Meis JF, et al
    Development of echinocandin resistance in Candida tropicalis following short-term exposure to caspofungin for empiric therapy.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 5. pii: AAC.01926.
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  6. ESPINEL-INGROFF A, Turnidge J, Alastruey-Izquierdo A, Dannaoui E, et al
    Posaconazole MIC distributions for Aspergillus fumigatus SC by four methods: Impact of Cyp51A mutations on estimation of epidemiological cutoff values (ECVs/ECOFFs).
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 5. pii: AAC.01916.
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  7. SAO EMANI C, Williams MJ, Wiid I, Baker B, et al
    Compounds with potential activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 5. pii: AAC.02236.
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  8. IMBERT S, Normand AC, Ranque S, Costa JM, et al
    Species identification and in vitro-antifungal susceptibility of Aspergillus terreus species complex clinical isolates: a French multicentre study.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 12. pii: AAC.02315.
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  9. MURATA M, Kosai K, Yamauchi S, Sasaki D, et al
    In vitro activity of lascufloxacin against Streptococcus pneumoniae with mutations in the quinolone resistance-determining regions (QRDRs).
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 12. pii: AAC.01971.
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  10. COLLEY T, Sehra G, Chowdhary A, Alanio A, et al
    In Vitro and In Vivo Efficacy of a Novel and Long Acting Fungicidal Azole, PC1244 on Aspergillus fumigatus Infection.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 12. pii: AAC.01941.
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  11. ZUUR MA, Ghimire S, Bolhuis MS, Wessels AMA, et al
    The Pharmacokinetics of 2000 mg Ertapenem in Tuberculosis Patients.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 12. pii: AAC.02250.
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    Urinary infections are complex and hard to treat.
    BMJ. 2017;359:j5766.
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    Learning lessons from MVA85A, a failed booster vaccine for BCG.
    BMJ. 2018;360:k66.
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    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis

  14. YAMAZAKI H, Kondo T, Aoki K, Yamashita K, et al
    Occurrence and improvement of renal dysfunction and serum potassium abnormality during administration of liposomal amphotericin B in patients with hematological disorders: A retrospective analysis.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018;90:123-131.
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  15. PARRAGA-NINO N, Quero S, Uria N, Castillo-Fernandez O, et al
    Antibody test for Legionella pneumophila detection.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018;90:85-89.
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  16. IDELEVICH EA, Gross U, Becker K, Bader O, et al
    Comparative evaluation of different gradient diffusion tests for detection of azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 9. pii: S0732-8893(18)30007.
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  17. MARTIN IW, Dionne K, Deml SM, Wengenack NL, et al
    Automated broth-based systems versus the MYCOTB plate for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex: challenges in interpretation.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 6. pii: S0732-8893(18)30004.
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  18. CHAIDIR L, Annisa J, Dian S, Parwati I, et al
    Microbiological diagnosis of adult tuberculous meningitis in a ten-year cohort in Indonesia.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 9. pii: S0732-8893(18)30008.
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    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

  19. SADOWY E, Gawryszewska I, Kuch A, Zabicka D, et al
    The changing epidemiology of VanB Enterococcus faecium in Poland.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 13. pii: 10.1007/s10096-018-3209.
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    Infect Immun

  20. BERGMANN B, Jirholt P, Henning P, Lindholm C, et al
    Antibiotics with Interleukin-15 inhibition reduces joint inflammation and bone erosions but not cartilage destruction in Staphylococcus aureus-induced arthritis.
    Infect Immun. 2018 Feb 12. pii: IAI.00960-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00960.
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  21. WEN W, Liu B, Xue L, Zhu Z, et al
    Autoregulation and virulence control by the toxin-antitoxin system SavRS in Staphylococcus aureus.
    Infect Immun. 2018 Feb 12. pii: IAI.00032-18. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00032.
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    J Antimicrob Chemother

  22. SUN C, Zhang P, Ji X, Fan R, et al
    Presence and molecular characteristics of oxazolidinone resistance in staphylococci from household animals in rural China.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Feb 7. pii: 4841776. doi: 10.1093.
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  23. WESSELS C, Strommenger B, Klare I, Bender J, et al
    Emergence and control of linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis in an ICU of a German hospital.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Feb 9. pii: 4847818. doi: 10.1093.
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  24. KAMBAREV S, Pecorari F, Corvec S
    Novel Tn916-like elements confer aminoglycoside/macrolide co-resistance in clinical isolates of Streptococcus gallolyticus ssp. gallolyticus.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Feb 9. pii: 4847819. doi: 10.1093.
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    J Bacteriol

  25. BREUER RJ, Hirt H, Dunny GM
    Mechanistic features of the enterococcal pCF10 sex pheromone response and the biology of Enterococcus faecalis in its natural habitat.
    J Bacteriol. 2018 Feb 5. pii: JB.00733-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00733.
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  26. HARRINGTON A, Tal-Gan Y
    Identification of Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus (biotype I) competence stimulating peptide pheromone.
    J Bacteriol. 2018 Feb 12. pii: JB.00709-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00709.
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  27. SUN Y, Emolo C, Holtfreter S, Wiles S, et al
    Staphylococcal protein A contributes to persistent colonization of mice with Staphylococcus aureus.
    J Bacteriol. 2018 Feb 12. pii: JB.00735-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00735.
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    J Clin Invest

  28. HOOK JL, Islam MN, Parker D, Prince AS, et al
    Disruption of staphylococcal aggregation protects against lethal lung injury.
    J Clin Invest. 2018 Feb 12. pii: 95823. doi: 10.1172/JCI95823.
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    J Clin Microbiol

  29. BARR DA, Kerkhoff AD, Schutz C, Ward AM, et al
    HIV-associated M. tuberculosis blood stream infection is under-diagnosed by a single blood culture.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Feb 14. pii: JCM.01914-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01914.
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  30. LIESMAN RM, Strasburg AP, Heitman AK, Theel ES, et al
    Evaluation of a Commercial Multiplex Molecular Panel For the Diagnosis of Infectious Meningitis and Encephalitis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Feb 7. pii: JCM.01927-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01927.
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    Fungemia Surveillance in Denmark Demonstrates Emergence of Candida non-albicans, Higher Antifungal Usage and Resistance Rates When Compared to Other Nations.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Feb 7. pii: JCM.01907-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01907.
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  32. FALCI DR, Pasqualotto AC, Nucci M, Monteiro AA, et al
    Low sensitivity of Lateral Flow Device-Aspergillus in patients with probable and proven aspergillosis: results from a multicentre evaluation.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Feb 14. pii: JCM.01864-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01864.
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  33. CHANG B, Morita M, Lee KI, Ohnishi M, et al
    Whole-genome sequence analysis of Streptococcus pneumoniae strains that cause hospital-acquired pneumonia infections.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Feb 14. pii: JCM.01822-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01822.
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    J Immunol

  34. NIKITINA IY, Panteleev AV, Kosmiadi GA, Serdyuk YV, et al
    Th1, Th17, and Th1Th17 Lymphocytes during Tuberculosis: Th1 Lymphocytes Predominate and Appear as Low-Differentiated CXCR3(+)CCR6(+) Cells in the Blood and Highly Differentiated CXCR3(+/-)CCR6(-) Cells in the Lungs.
    J Immunol. 2018 Feb 12. pii: jimmunol.1701424. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1701424.
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  35. WU Y, Fang YM, Ding L, Liu X, et al
    Activation and Regulation of Blood Vdelta2 T Cells Are Amplified by TREM-1(+) during Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
    J Immunol. 2018 Feb 2. pii: jimmunol.1700785. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1700785.
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    J Infect Dis

  36. VORNHAGEN J, Quach P, Santana-Ufret V, Alishetti V, et al
    Human cervical mucus plugs exhibit insufficiencies in antimicrobial activity towards Group B Streptococcus.
    J Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 7. pii: 4841651. doi: 10.1093.
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  37. KHAN N, Divangahi M
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis and HIV Coinfection Brings Fire and Fury to Macrophages.
    J Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 8. pii: 4843841. doi: 10.1093.
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  38. CHUNG YT, Pasquinelli V, Jurado JO, Wang X, et al
    Elevated cyclic AMP Inhibits Mycobacterium tuberculosis-stimulated T cell IFN-gamma Secretion through type I Protein Kinase A.
    J Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 8. pii: 4845549. doi: 10.1093.
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  39. KURODA MJ, Sugimoto C, Cai Y, Merino KM, et al
    High Turnover of Tissue Macrophages Contributes to Tuberculosis Reactivation in Simian Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Rhesus Macaques.
    J Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 8. pii: 4843840. doi: 10.1093.
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  40. RUBIN MA, Samore MH, Harris AD
    The Importance of Contact Precautions for Endemic Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci.
    JAMA. 2018 Feb 12. pii: 2672842. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.21122.
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    Lancet Public Health

  41. KIRWAN DE, Gilman RH
    A false economy: we cannot afford to be complacent when it comes to tuberculosis control.
    Lancet Public Health. 2018 Feb 6. pii: S2468-2667(18)30019.
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  42. DEHGHANI K, Lan Z, Li P, Michelsen SW, et al
    Determinants of tuberculosis trends in six Indigenous populations of the USA, Canada, and Greenland from 1960 to 2014: a population-based study.
    Lancet Public Health. 2018 Feb 6. pii: S2468-2667(18)30002.
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  43. KNOL MJ, Hahne SJM, Lucidarme J, Campbell H, et al
    Temporal associations between national outbreaks of meningococcal serogroup W and C disease in the Netherlands and England: an observational cohort study.
    Lancet Public Health. 2017;2:e473-e482.
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    Lancet Respir Med

  44. HUGHES J, Snyman L
    Palliative care for drug-resistant tuberculosis: when new drugs are not enough.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2018 Feb 5. pii: S2213-2600(18)30066.
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    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep

  45. BURAKOFF A, Brown K, Knutsen J, Hopewell C, et al
    Outbreak of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Campylobacter jejuni Infections Associated with Raw Milk Consumption from a Herdshare Dairy - Colorado, 2016.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018;67:146-148.
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    N Engl J Med

  46. MATEOS MV, Dimopoulos MA, Cavo M, Suzuki K, et al
    Daratumumab plus Bortezomib, Melphalan, and Prednisone for Untreated Myeloma.
    N Engl J Med. 2018;378:518-528.
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  47. LAU CY, Wong HT
    Branchial-Cleft Sinus Manifesting as Recurrent Neck Abscess.
    N Engl J Med. 2018;378:e9.
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  48. FERRERAS E, Chizema-Kawesha E, Blake A, Chewe O, et al
    Single-Dose Cholera Vaccine in Response to an Outbreak in Zambia.
    N Engl J Med. 2018;378:577-579.
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  49. BAO Y, Zheng Y
    Drug-Resistant Miliary Tuberculosis in a Child.
    N Engl J Med. 2018;378:e10.
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    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  50. PHILLIPS AE, Gazzinelli-Guimaraes PH, Aurelio HO, Ferro J, et al
    Assessing the benefits of five years of different approaches to treatment of urogenital schistosomiasis: A SCORE project in Northern Mozambique.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0006061.
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  51. RICHARDUS RA, van der Zwet K, van Hooij A, Wilson L, et al
    Longitudinal assessment of anti-PGL-I serology in contacts of leprosy patients in Bangladesh.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0006083.
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  52. DEBRAH O, Mensah EO, Senyonjo L, de Souza DK, et al
    Elimination of trachoma as a public health problem in Ghana: Providing evidence through a pre-validation survey.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0006099.
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  53. SUNDARANEEDI MK, Tedla BA, Eichenberger RM, Becker L, et al
    Polypyridylruthenium(II) complexes exert anti-schistosome activity and inhibit parasite acetylcholinesterases.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0006134.
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  54. FONTES ANB, Lima LNGC, Mota RMS, Almeida RLF, et al
    Genotyping of Mycobacterium leprae for better understanding of leprosy transmission in Fortaleza, Northeastern Brazil.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0006117.
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  55. IWAGAMI M, Keomalaphet S, Khattignavong P, Soundala P, et al
    The detection of cryptic Plasmodium infection among villagers in Attapeu province, Lao PDR.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0006148.
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  56. MOLINA-MOYA B, Gomgnimbou MK, Spinasse L, Obasanya J, et al
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex genotypes circulating in Nigeria based on spoligotyping obtained from Ziehl-Neelsen stained slides extracted DNA.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018;12:e0006242.
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    PLoS One

  57. CHOWDHURY AI, Haider R, Abdullah AYM, Christou A, et al
    Using geospatial techniques to develop an emergency referral transport system for suspected sepsis patients in Bangladesh.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191054.
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  58. SPOORENBERG SMC, Vestjens SMT, Voorn GP, van Moorsel CHM, et al
    Course of SP-D, YKL-40, CCL18 and CA 15-3 in adult patients hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia and their association with disease severity and aetiology: A post-hoc analysis.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0190575.
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  59. SIGAUQUE B, Verani JR, Massora S, Vubil D, et al
    Burden of invasive pneumococcal disease among children in rural Mozambique: 2001-2012.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0190687.
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  60. AHMED H, Farewell D, Jones HM, Francis NA, et al
    Incidence and antibiotic prescribing for clinically diagnosed urinary tract infection in older adults in UK primary care, 2004-2014.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0190521.
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  61. GONZALEZ-LOPEZ MA, Lacalle M, Mata C, Lopez-Escobar M, et al
    Carotid ultrasound is useful for the cardiovascular risk stratification in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0190568.
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  62. GHILOTTI F, Pesonen AS, Raposo SE, Winell H, et al
    Physical activity, sleep and risk of respiratory infections: A Swedish cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0190270.
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  63. XIE J, Robertson JM, Chen CW, Zhang W, et al
    Pre-existing malignancy results in increased prevalence of distinct populations of CD4+ T cells during sepsis.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191065.
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  64. BOGESTAM K, Vondracek M, Karlsson M, Fang H, et al
    Introduction of a hydrolysis probe PCR assay for high-throughput screening of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with the ability to include or exclude detection of Staphylococcus argenteus.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0192782.
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  65. KIM S, Nguyen QB, Wolyniak MJ, Frechette G, et al
    Release of transcriptional repression through the HCR promoter region confers uniform expression of HWP1 on surfaces of Candida albicans germ tubes.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0192260.
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  66. KORTHALS ALTES H, Kloet S, Cobelens F, Bootsma M, et al
    Latent tuberculosis infection in foreign-born communities: Import vs. transmission in The Netherlands derived through mathematical modelling.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0192282.
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  67. VERANI JR, Massora S, Acacio S, Dos Santos RT, et al
    Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae among HIV-infected and -uninfected children <5 years of age before introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Mozambique.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191113.
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  68. OBERMEIER A, Schneider J, Harrasser N, Tubel J, et al
    Correction: Viable adhered Staphylococcus aureus highly reduced on novel antimicrobial sutures using chlorhexidine and octenidine to avoid surgical site infection (SSI).
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0193284.
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  69. TILAHUN M, Ameni G, Desta K, Zewude A, et al
    Molecular epidemiology and drug sensitivity pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients in and around Ambo Town, Central Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0193083.
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  70. ZHANG R, Meng J, Lian Q, Chen X, et al
    Prescription opioids are associated with higher mortality in patients diagnosed with sepsis: A retrospective cohort study using electronic health records.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0190362.
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    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  71. LIJEK RS, Helble JD, Olive AJ, Seiger KW, et al
    Pathology after Chlamydia trachomatis infection is driven by nonprotective immune cells that are distinct from protective populations.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Feb 9. pii: 1711356115.
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