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2 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
5 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
11 Clin Infect Dis
1 Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
3 Infect Immun
7 J Antimicrob Chemother
1 J Bacteriol
1 J Biol Chem
2 J Clin Microbiol
3 J Infect Dis
1 J Med Chem
2 J Med Microbiol
3 Lancet Glob Health
1 Lancet Respir Med
1 PLoS Comput Biol
2 PLoS Med
1 PLoS Negl Trop Dis
29 PLoS One
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    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

    Cracking the Vaccine Code in Tuberculosis.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct 18. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201707-1489.
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  2. MARTINEZ L, Handel A, Shen Y, Chakraburty S, et al
    A Prospective Validation of a Clinical Algorithm to Detect Tuberculosis in Child Contacts.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct 16. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201706-1210.
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    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  3. RAFFETIN A, Courbin V, Jullien V, Dannaoui E, et al
    In vitro combination of Isavuconazole with Echinocandins against Azole-Susceptible and -Resistant Aspergillus spp.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Oct 16. pii: AAC.01382.
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  4. XU J, Tasneen R, Peloquin CA, Almeida DV, et al
    Verapamil increases the bioavailability and efficacy of bedaquiline but not clofazimine in a murine model of tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Oct 16. pii: AAC.01692.
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  5. JONES D, Elshaboury RH, Munson E, Dilworth TJ, et al
    A Retrospective Analysis of Treatment and Clinical Outcomes among Patients with Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Isolates Possessing Detectable mecA by a Commercial PCR Assay Compared to Patients with Methicillin-resistant Sta
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Oct 16. pii: AAC.01396.
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  6. BHARDWAJ P, Hans A, Ruikar K, Guan Z, et al
    Reduced chlorhexidine and daptomycin susceptibility in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium after serial chlorhexidine exposure.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Oct 16. pii: AAC.01235.
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  7. ACCOCEBERRY I, Rougeron A, Biteau N, Chevrel P, et al
    A CTG clade Candida yeast genetically engineered for the genotype-phenotype characterization of azole antifungal resistance in human pathogenic yeasts.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Oct 16. pii: AAC.01483.
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  8. BAKER M, Alderson P
    Risk of infective endocarditis after dental procedures is extremely low.
    BMJ. 2017;359:j4733.
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  9. PETRIBU NCL, Aragao MFV, van der Linden V, Parizel P, et al
    Follow-up brain imaging of 37 children with congenital Zika syndrome: case series study.
    BMJ. 2017;359:j4188.
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    Clin Infect Dis

  10. TAO G, Hoover KW, Nye MB, Peters PJ, et al
    Infrequent testing of women for rectal chlamydia and gonorrhea in the United States.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 6. doi: 10.1093.
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  11. SALAZAR-AUSTIN N, Hoffmann J, Cohn S, Mashabela F, et al
    Poor Obstetric and Infant Outcomes in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women with Tuberculosis in South Africa: The Tshepiso Study.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  12. PASQUIER E, Kunda J, De Beaudrap P, Loyse A, et al
    Long term mortality and disability in Cryptococcal Meningitis: a systematic literature review.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 4. doi: 10.1093.
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  13. THAO LTP, Heemskerk AD, Geskus RB, Mai NTH, et al
    Prognostic models for 9 month mortality in tuberculous meningitis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  14. LIN HH, Wu CY, Wang CH, Fu H, et al
    Association of obesity, diabetes, and risk of tuberculosis: two population-based cohorts.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  15. MADHI SA, Koen A, Cutland CL, Jose L, et al
    Antibody Kinetics and Response to Routine Vaccinations in Infants Born to Women Who Received an Investigational Trivalent Group B Streptococcus Polysaccharide CRM197-Conjugate Vaccine During Pregnancy.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 23. doi: 10.1093.
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  16. SUNNERHAGEN T, Tornell A, Vikbrant M, Nilson B, et al
    HANDOC - a handy score to determine the need for echocardiography in non-beta-hemolytic streptococcal bacteremia.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 10. doi: 10.1093.
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  17. LEE RS, Howden BP
    The Critical Importance of Sampling Fraction to Inferences of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Transmission.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 13. doi: 10.1093.
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  18. ROMAIN AS, Cohen R, Plainvert C, Joubrel C, et al
    Clinical and laboratory features of Group B Streptococcus meningitis in infants and newborns: study of 848 cases in France from 2001-2014.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 16. doi: 10.1093.
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  19. OSMAN M, Lee K, Du Preez K, Dunbar R, et al
    Excellent Treatment Outcomes in Children Treated for Tuberculosis Under Routine Operational Conditions in Cape Town, South Africa.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017;65:1444-1452.
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  20. WAKE RM, Britz E, Sriruttan C, Rukasha I, et al
    High Cryptococcal Antigen Titers in Blood are Predictive of Subclinical Cryptococcal Meningitis Among HIV-Infected Patients.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 5. doi: 10.1093.
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    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

  21. ANDRADE DC, Borges IC, Ekstrom N, Jartti T, et al
    Determination of avidity of IgG against protein antigens from Streptococcus pneumoniae: assay development and preliminary application in clinical settings.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 12. doi: 10.1007/s10096-017-3103.
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    Infect Immun

  22. BANLA IL, Kommineni S, Hayward M, Rodrigues M, et al
    Modulators of Enterococcus faecalis cell envelope integrity and antimicrobial resistance influence stable colonization of the mammalian gastrointestinal tract.
    Infect Immun. 2017 Oct 16. pii: IAI.00381-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00381.
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  23. PAL S, Tifrea DF, Zhong G, de la Maza LM, et al
    Transcervical inoculation with Chlamydia trachomatis induces infertility in HLA-DR4-transgenic and wild type mice.
    Infect Immun. 2017 Oct 16. pii: IAI.00722-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00722.
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  24. SHAO L, Zhang T, Melero J, Huang Y, et al
    The genital tract virulence factor pGP3 is essential for Chlamydia muridarum colonization in the gastrointestinal tract.
    Infect Immun. 2017 Oct 16. pii: IAI.00429-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00429.
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    J Antimicrob Chemother

  25. BREAK TJ, Desai JV, Natarajan M, Ferre EMN, et al
    VT-1161 protects mice against oropharyngeal candidiasis caused by fluconazole-susceptible and -resistant Candida albicans.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Oct 10. doi: 10.1093.
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  26. HOLYK A, Belden V, Lee JJ, Musick W, et al
    Ceftazidime/avibactam use for carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae meningitis: a case report.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Oct 10. doi: 10.1093.
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  27. FREITAS AR, Elghaieb H, Leon-Sampedro R, Abbassi MS, et al
    Detection of optrA in the African continent (Tunisia) within a mosaic Enterococcus faecalis plasmid from urban wastewaters.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  28. SEAS C, Garcia C, Salles MJ, Labarca J, et al
    Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections in Latin America: results of a multinational prospective cohort study.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Oct 17. doi: 10.1093.
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  29. BUIL JB, Bruggemann RJM, Wasmann RE, Zoll J, et al
    Isavuconazole susceptibility of clinical Aspergillus fumigatus isolates and feasibility of isavuconazole dose escalation to treat isolates with elevated MICs.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Oct 18. doi: 10.1093.
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  30. CHEN CJ, Lauderdale TY, Lu CT, Chuang YY, et al
    Clinical and molecular features of MDR livestock-associated MRSA ST9 with staphylococcal cassette chromosome mecXII in humans.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Oct 18. doi: 10.1093.
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  31. ARENDRUP MC, Verweij PE, Mouton JW, Lagrou K, et al
    Multicentre validation of 4-well azole agar plates as a screening method for detection of clinically relevant azole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Oct 4. doi: 10.1093.
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    J Bacteriol

  32. SASS G, Nazik H, Penner J, Shah H, et al
    Studies of Pseudomonas aeruginosa mutants indicate pyoverdine as the central factor in inhibition of Aspergillus fumigatus biofilm.
    J Bacteriol. 2017 Oct 16. pii: JB.00345-17. doi: 10.1128/JB.00345.
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    J Biol Chem

  33. CHEN CL, Mermoud JC, Paul LN, Steussy CN, et al
    Mevalonate 5-diphosphate mediates ATP binding to the mevalonate diphosphate decarboxylase from the bacterial pathogen Enterococcus faecalis.
    J Biol Chem. 2017 Oct 12. pii: jbc.M117.802223. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.802223.
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    J Clin Microbiol

  34. MURASE Y, Izumi K, Ohkado A, Aono A, et al
    Prediction of Local Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates of a Predominantly Beijing Lineage Using a Variable-Number Tandem Repeat (VNTR) Typing Method Incorporating a Consensus Set of Hypervariable Loci.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Oct 18. pii: JCM.01016-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01016.
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  35. AO W, Klonoski J, Berlinghoff E, Jensen J, et al
    Rapid Detection and Differentiation of Clinically Relevant Candida Species Simultaneously from Blood Culture Using A Novel Signal Amplification Approach.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Oct 18. pii: JCM.00982-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00982.
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    J Infect Dis

  36. CHONG KKL, Tay WH, Janela B, Yong AMH, et al
    Enterococcus faecalis modulates immune activation and slows healing during wound infection.
    J Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 17. doi: 10.1093.
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  37. GOLDMANN O, Beineke A, Medina E
    Identification of a novel subset of myeloid-derived suppressor cells during chronic staphylococcal infection that resembles immature eosinophils.
    J Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 23. doi: 10.1093.
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  38. BUNJUN R, Riou C, Soares AP, Thawer N, et al
    Effect of HIV on the frequency and number of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific CD4+ T cells in blood and the airways in latent tuberculosis infection.
    J Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 5. doi: 10.1093.
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    J Med Chem

  39. GOOD JAD, Kulen M, Silver J, Krishnan KS, et al
    Thiazolino 2-pyridone amide isosteres as inhibitors of Chlamydia trachomatis infectivity.
    J Med Chem. 2017 Oct 20. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b00716.
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    J Med Microbiol

  40. YAN D, Chen Y, Lv T, Huang Y, et al
    Clostridium difficile colonization and infection in patients with hepatic cirrhosis.
    J Med Microbiol. 2017;66:1483-1488.
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  41. CHATTAWAY MA, Day M, Mtwale J, White E, et al
    Clonality, virulence and antimicrobial resistance of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli from Mirzapur, Bangladesh.
    J Med Microbiol. 2017 Sep 25. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000594.
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  42. ANDREWS B, Semler MW, Muchemwa L, Kelly P, et al
    Effect of an Early Resuscitation Protocol on In-hospital Mortality Among Adults With Sepsis and Hypotension: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
    JAMA. 2017;318:1233-1240.
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  43. VALENT AM, DeArmond C, Houston JM, Reddy S, et al
    Effect of Post-Cesarean Delivery Oral Cephalexin and Metronidazole on Surgical Site Infection Among Obese Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
    JAMA. 2017;318:1026-1034.
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    Lancet Glob Health

  44. CHAISSON RE, Golub JE
    Preventing tuberculosis in people with HIV-no more excuses.
    Lancet Glob Health. 2017;5:e1048-e1049.
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    Mitigating the financial effects of tuberculosis requires more than expansion of services.
    Lancet Glob Health. 2017;5:e1056-e1057.
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  46. VERGUET S, Riumallo-Herl C, Gomez GB, Menzies NA, et al
    Catastrophic costs potentially averted by tuberculosis control in India and South Africa: a modelling study.
    Lancet Glob Health. 2017;5:e1123-e1132.
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    Lancet Respir Med

  47. MARAIS BJ, Walker TM, Cirillo DM, Raviglione M, et al
    Aiming for zero tuberculosis transmission in low-burden countries.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2017 Oct 12. pii: S2213-2600(17)30382.
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    PLoS Comput Biol

  48. BAUER M, Graf IR, Ngampruetikorn V, Stephens GJ, et al
    Exploiting ecology in drug pulse sequences in favour of population reduction.
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2017;13:e1005747.
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    PLoS Med

  49. SYLVIA S, Xue H, Zhou C, Shi Y, et al
    Tuberculosis detection and the challenges of integrated care in rural China: A cross-sectional standardized patient study.
    PLoS Med. 2017;14:e1002405.
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  50. DATTA S, Saunders MJ, Tovar MA, Evans CA, et al
    Improving tuberculosis diagnosis: Better tests or better healthcare?
    PLoS Med. 2017;14:e1002406.
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    PLoS Negl Trop Dis

  51. BONELL A, Lubell Y, Newton PN, Crump JA, et al
    Estimating the burden of scrub typhus: A systematic review.
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005838.
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    PLoS One

  52. PARK JY, Kim SG, Kim J, Han SJ, et al
    Risk factors for early metachronous tumor development after endoscopic resection for early gastric cancer.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185501.
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  53. WEISSENBACHER-LANG C, Nedorost N, Knecht C, Hennig-Pauka I, et al
    Comparison of Pneumocystis nucleic acid and antibody profiles and their associations with other respiratory pathogens in two Austrian pig herds.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185387.
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  54. CALVERT AE, Biggerstaff BJ, Tanner NA, Lauterbach M, et al
    Rapid colorimetric detection of Zika virus from serum and urine specimens by reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP).
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185340.
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  55. FORTI LR, Becker CG, Tacioli L, Pereira VR, et al
    Perspectives on invasive amphibians in Brazil.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0184703.
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  56. LAGER M, Faller M, Wilhelmsson P, Kjelland V, et al
    Molecular detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato - An analytical comparison of real-time PCR protocols from five different Scandinavian laboratories.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185434.
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  57. ZHENG X, Wang X, Teng D, Mao R, et al
    Mode of action of plectasin-derived peptides against gas gangrene-associated Clostridium perfringens type A.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185215.
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  58. ILBOUDO PG, Huang XX, Ngwira B, Mwanyungwe A, et al
    Cost-of-illness of cholera to households and health facilities in rural Malawi.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185041.
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  59. KIANG JG, Smith JT, Anderson MN, Elliott TB, et al
    Hemorrhage enhances cytokine, complement component 3, and caspase-3, and regulates microRNAs associated with intestinal damage after whole-body gamma-irradiation in combined injury.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0184393.
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  60. AMANZOUGAGHENE N, Fenollar F, Sangare AK, Sissoko MS, et al
    Detection of bacterial pathogens including potential new species in human head lice from Mali.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0184621.
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  61. FUJISE K, Kikuchi Y, Kokubu E, Okamoto-Shibayama K, et al
    Effect of extracytoplasmic function sigma factors on autoaggregation, hemagglutination, and cell surface properties of Porphyromonas gingivalis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185027.
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  62. BELKACEM N, Serafini N, Wheeler R, Derrien M, et al
    Lactobacillus paracasei feeding improves immune control of influenza infection in mice.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0184976.
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  63. MUNIZ CP, Cavalcante LTF, Jia H, Zheng H, et al
    Zoonotic infection of Brazilian primate workers with New World simian foamy virus.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0184502.
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  64. CLERC A, Reynaud Q, Durupt S, Chapuis-Cellier C, et al
    Elevated IgG4 serum levels in patients with cystic fibrosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181888.
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  65. ROURE S, Valerio L, Perez-Quilez O, Fernandez-Rivas G, et al
    Epidemiological, clinical, diagnostic and economic features of an immigrant population of chronic schistosomiasis sufferers with long-term residence in a non-endemic country (North Metropolitan area of Barcelona, 2002-2016).
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185245.
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  66. MUNTEANU D, Etzion O, Ben-Yakov G, Halperin D, et al
    Efficacy and safety of sequential versus quadruple therapy as second-line treatment for helicobacter pylori infection-A randomized controlled trial.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0183302.
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  67. GOTTA V, Baumann P, Ritz N, Fuchs A, et al
    Drivers of antibiotic prescribing in children and adolescents with febrile lower respiratory tract infections.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185197.
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  68. RASOAHANITRALISOA R, Rakotosamimanana N, Stucki D, Sola C, et al
    Evaluation of spoligotyping, SNPs and customised MIRU-VNTR combination for genotyping Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates in Madagascar.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186088.
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  69. HIJIKATA M, Keicho N, Duc LV, Maeda S, et al
    Spoligotyping and whole-genome sequencing analysis of lineage 1 strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Da Nang, Vietnam.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186800.
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  70. SCHNEEFELD M, Busche T, Geffers R, Kalinowski J, et al
    The transcriptional regulator LysG (Rv1985c) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis activates lysE (Rv1986) in a lysine-dependent manner.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186505.
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  71. MISHRA VK, Passari AK, Chandra P, Leo VV, et al
    Determination and production of antimicrobial compounds by Aspergillus clavatonanicus strain MJ31, an endophytic fungus from Mirabilis jalapa L. using UPLC-ESI-MS/MS and TD-GC-MS analysis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186234.
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  72. SUN KS, Tsai CF, Chen SC, Huang WC, et al
    Clinical outcome and prognostic factors associated with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis: An 11-year follow-up report from Taiwan.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186422.
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  73. ABOUALIZADEH E, Bumah VV, Masson-Meyers DS, Eells JT, et al
    Understanding the antimicrobial activity of selected disinfectants against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186375.
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  74. CHAN SL, Chua APG, Aminkeng F, Chee CBE, et al
    Association and clinical utility of NAT2 in the prediction of isoniazid-induced liver injury in Singaporean patients.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186200.
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  75. KAPWATA T, Morris N, Campbell A, Mthiyane T, et al
    Spatial distribution of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) patients in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181797.
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  76. LEE JE, Lim JH, Jang HM, Kim YS, et al
    Low serum phosphate as an independent predictor of increased infection-related mortality in dialysis patients: A prospective multicenter cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185853.
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  77. ZHANG H, Kunadia A, Lin Y, Fondell JD, et al
    Identification of a strong and specific antichlamydial N-acylhydrazone.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185783.
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  78. PERNICA JM, Steenhoff AP, Mokomane M, Moorad B, et al
    Rapid enteric testing to permit targeted antimicrobial therapy, with and without Lactobacillus reuteri probiotics, for paediatric acute diarrhoeal disease in Botswana: A pilot, randomized, factorial, controlled trial.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185177.
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  79. KIM B, Pai H, Choi WS, Kim Y, et al
    Current status of indwelling urinary catheter utilization and catheter-associated urinary tract infection throughout hospital wards in Korea: A multicenter prospective observational study.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0185369.
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  80. PURSE BV, Masante D, Golding N, Pigott D, et al
    How will climate change pathways and mitigation options alter incidence of vector-borne diseases? A framework for leishmaniasis in South and Meso-America.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0183583.
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    PLoS Pathog

  81. BEIGIER-BOMPADRE M, Montagna GN, Kuhl AA, Lozza L, et al
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection modulates adipose tissue biology.
    PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006676.
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  82. WALLET P, Benaoudia S, Mosnier A, Lagrange B, et al
    IFN-gamma extends the immune functions of Guanylate Binding Proteins to inflammasome-independent antibacterial activities during Francisella novicida infection.
    PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006630.
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  83. RAGLAND SA, Criss AK
    From bacterial killing to immune modulation: Recent insights into the functions of lysozyme.
    PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006512.
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  84. JIN L, Batra S, Jeyaseelan S
    Diminished neutrophil extracellular trap (NET) formation is a novel innate immune deficiency induced by acute ethanol exposure in polymicrobial sepsis, which can be rescued by CXCL1.
    PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006637.
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