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1 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
2 Biochemistry
1 BMC Neurol
3 Clin Infect Dis
2 Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis
2 Infect Immun
9 J Antimicrob Chemother
2 J Biol Chem
1 J Clin Microbiol
1 J Immunol
4 J Infect Dis
1 J Med Chem
4 Lancet
2 Lancet Infect Dis
1 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
6 N Engl J Med
1 Nat Med
1 PLoS Genet
20 PLoS One
3 PLoS Pathog
1 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
2 Science

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  1. CHACKO K, Sullivan M, Beckford C, Altman D, et al
    The genetic basis of emerging vancomycin, linezolid, and daptomycin heteroresistance in a case of persistent Enterococcus faecium bacteremia.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Jan 16. pii: AAC.02007.
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  2. GREEN KD, Biswas T, Pang AH, Willby MJ, et al
    Acetylation by Eis and Deacetylation by Rv1151c of Mycobacterium tuberculosis HupB: Biochemical and Structural Insight.
    Biochemistry. 2018 Jan 18. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b01089.
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  3. BERNARD AR, Jessop TC, Kumar P, Dickenson NE, et al
    Deoxycholate-Enhanced Shigella Virulence Is Regulated by a Rare pi-Helix in the Type Three Secretion System Tip Protein IpaD.
    Biochemistry. 2017;56:6503-6514.
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    BMC Neurol

  4. CHEN F, Chen L, Cao Y, Yi Y, et al
    Intracisternal tuberculoma: a refractory type of tuberculoma indicating surgical intervention.
    BMC Neurol. 2018;18:10.
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    Mexicans head off spread of zoonotic tuberculosis.
    BMJ. 2018;360:k220.
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    Progress towards TB reduction targets is faltering, report finds.
    BMJ. 2017;359:j4758.
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  7. WISE J
    Global project to map drug resistance and tackle "superbugs" is launched.
    BMJ. 2017;359:j4769.
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    Clin Infect Dis

  8. DEGNER NR, Wang JY, Golub JE, Karakousis PC, et al
    Metformin Use Reverses the Increased Mortality Associated With Diabetes Mellitus During Tuberculosis Treatment.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2018;66:198-205.
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  9. MARAIS S, Roos I, Mitha A, Mabusha SJ, et al
    Spinal tuberculosis: Clinicoradiological findings in 274 patients.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 11. pii: 4797620. doi: 10.1093.
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  10. PARENTE DM, Cunha CB, Mylonakis E, Timbrook TT, et al
    The Clinical Utility of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Nasal Screening to Rule Out MRSA Pneumonia: A Diagnostic Meta-analysis with Antimicrobial Stewardship Implications.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 11. pii: 4798927. doi: 10.1093.
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    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis

  11. SUWANTARAT N, Rubin M, Bryan L, Tekle T, et al
    Frequency of small-colony variants and antimicrobial susceptibility of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in cystic fibrosis patients.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 2. pii: S0732-8893(17)30375.
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  12. SALVA-SERRA F, Connolly G, Moore ERB, Gonzales-Siles L, et al
    Detection of "Xisco" gene for identification of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 15. pii: S0732-8893(17)30399.
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    Infect Immun

  13. CAMARGO TM, Stipp RN, Alves LA, Harth-Chu EN, et al
    A novel two-component system of Streptococcus sanguinis affecting functions associated with viability in saliva and biofilm formation.
    Infect Immun. 2018 Jan 16. pii: IAI.00942-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00942.
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  14. PIDWILL GR, Rego S, Jenkinson HF, Lamont RJ, et al
    Co-association between Group B Streptococcus and Candida albicans promotes interactions with vaginal epithelium.
    Infect Immun. 2018 Jan 16. pii: IAI.00669-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00669.
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    J Antimicrob Chemother

  15. DESHPANDE D, Srivastava S, Pasipanodya JG, Gumbo T, et al
    Linezolid as treatment for pulmonary Mycobacterium avium disease.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017;72.
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  16. SRIVASTAVA S, Deshpande D, Gumbo T
    Failure of the azithromycin and ethambutol combination regimen in the hollow-fibre system model of pulmonary Mycobacterium avium infection is due to acquired resistance.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017;72.
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  17. DESHPANDE D, Srivastava S, Pasipanodya JG, Lee PS, et al
    Tedizolid is highly bactericidal in the treatment of pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex disease.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017;72.
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  18. DESHPANDE D, Srivastava S, Pasipanodya JG, Lee PS, et al
    A novel ceftazidime/avibactam, rifabutin, tedizolid and moxifloxacin (CARTM) regimen for pulmonary Mycobacterium avium disease.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017;72.
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  19. DESHPANDE D, Srivastava S, Gumbo T
    A programme to create short-course chemotherapy for pulmonary Mycobacterium avium disease based on pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics and mathematical forecasting.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017;72.
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  20. PASIPANODYA JG, Ogbonna D, Deshpande D, Srivastava S, et al
    Meta-analyses and the evidence base for microbial outcomes in the treatment of pulmonary Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex disease.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017;72.
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  21. CHOWDHARY A, Prakash A, Sharma C, Kordalewska M, et al
    A multicentre study of antifungal susceptibility patterns among 350 Candida auris isolates (2009-17) in India: role of the ERG11 and FKS1 genes in azole and echinocandin resistance.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Jan 9. pii: 4794718. doi: 10.1093.
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  22. REISSIER S, Saleh-Mghir A, Guerin F, Massias L, et al
    In vivo daptomycin efficacy against experimental vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium endocarditis.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Jan 9. pii: 4796903. doi: 10.1093.
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  23. SASSI M, Guerin F, Lesec L, Isnard C, et al
    Genetic characterization of a VanG-type vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium clinical isolate.
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Jan 16. pii: 4812002. doi: 10.1093.
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    J Biol Chem

  24. MANAV MC, Beljantseva J, Bojer MS, Tenson T, et al
    Structural basis for (p)ppGpp synthesis by the Staphylococcus aureus small alarmone synthetase RelP.
    J Biol Chem. 2018 Jan 11. pii: RA117.001374. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA117.001374.
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  25. ZEDEN MS, Schuster CF, Bowman L, Zhong Q, et al
    Cyclic-di-adenosine monophosphate (c-di-AMP) is required for osmotic regulation in Staphylococcus aureus but dispensable for viability in anaerobic conditions.
    J Biol Chem. 2018 Jan 11. pii: M117.818716. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.818716.
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    J Clin Microbiol

  26. BARD JD, Alby K
    Point-Counterpoint: Meningitis/encephalitis syndromic testing in the Clinical Laboratory.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jan 17. pii: JCM.00018-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00018.
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    J Immunol

  27. LI Z, Zeppa JJ, Hancock MA, McCormick JK, et al
    Staphylococcal Superantigens Use LAMA2 as a Coreceptor To Activate T Cells.
    J Immunol. 2018 Jan 15. pii: jimmunol.1701212. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1701212.
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    J Infect Dis

  28. CHEUNG GYC, Fisher EL, McCausland JW, Choi J, et al
    Antimicrobial peptide resistance mechanism contributes to Staphylococcus aureus infection.
    J Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 17. pii: 4812604. doi: 10.1093.
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  29. NA M, Mohammad M, Fei Y, Wang W, et al
    Lack of Receptor for Advanced Glycation End products leads to less severe staphylococcal skin infection but more skin abscesses and prolonged wound healing.
    J Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 10. pii: 4796832. doi: 10.1093.
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  30. THOMPSON EG, Shankar S, Gideon HP, Braun J, et al
    Blood RNA signatures prospectively discriminate controllers from progressors early after low-dose M. tuberculosis infection of cynomolgus macaques.
    J Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 8. pii: 4792952. doi: 10.1093.
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  31. TREFFON J, Block D, Moche M, Reiss S, et al
    Adaptation of Staphylococcus aureus to the airways of cystic fibrosis patients by the up-regulation of superoxide dismutase M and iron-scavenging proteins.
    J Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 6. pii: 4792827. doi: 10.1093.
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    J Med Chem

  32. ZHANG W, Lun S, Wang SH, Jiang X, et al
    Identification of Novel Coumestan Derivatives as Polyketide Synthase 13 Inhibitors Against Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.
    J Med Chem. 2018 Jan 12. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b01319.
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    Our responsibility to protect the Rohingya.
    Lancet. 2018;390:2740.
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  34. YAQUB F
    2017: a year in review.
    Lancet. 2018;390:2753-2754.
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  35. SAVIOLI L, Daumerie D
    WHO leadership is essential for the elimination of NTDs.
    Lancet. 2018;390:2765.
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    Tuberculosis: criteria for global leadership?
    Lancet. 2018;391:2.
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    Lancet Infect Dis

  37. WALKER TM, Merker M, Knoblauch AM, Helbling P, et al
    A cluster of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis among patients arriving in Europe from the Horn of Africa: a molecular epidemiological study.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 8. pii: S1473-3099(18)30004.
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  38. DARA M, Zachariah R
    Ending tuberculosis calls for leaving no one behind.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 8. pii: S1473-3099(17)30746.
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    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep

  39. AILES EC, Summers AD, Tran EL, Gilboa SM, et al
    Antibiotics Dispensed to Privately Insured Pregnant Women with Urinary Tract Infections - United States, 2014.
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018;67:18-22.
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    N Engl J Med

  40. MEAD PS
    Plague in Madagascar - A Tragic Opportunity for Improving Public Health.
    N Engl J Med. 2018;378:106-108.
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  41. WOODCOCK J, Dohm J
    Toward Better-Quality Compounded Drugs - An Update from the FDA.
    N Engl J Med. 2017;377:2509-2512.
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  42. SULLIVAN KM, Goldmuntz EA, Keyes-Elstein L, McSweeney PA, et al
    Myeloablative Autologous Stem-Cell Transplantation for Severe Scleroderma.
    N Engl J Med. 2018;378:35-47.
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  43. HIBBERT KA, Shepard JO, Lane RJ, Azar MM, et al
    Case 1-2018. A 39-Year-Old Woman with Rapidly Progressive Respiratory Failure.
    N Engl J Med. 2018;378:182-190.
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  44. CHEN X, Baumal CR
    Iris Abscess.
    N Engl J Med. 2018;378:e3.
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  45. FOX GJ, Nhung NV, Sy DN, Hoa NLP, et al
    Household-Contact Investigation for Detection of Tuberculosis in Vietnam.
    N Engl J Med. 2018;378:221-229.
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    Nat Med

  46. HANSEN SG, Zak DE, Xu G, Ford JC, et al
    Prevention of tuberculosis in rhesus macaques by a cytomegalovirus-based vaccine.
    Nat Med. 2018 Jan 15. pii: nm.4473. doi: 10.1038/nm.4473.
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    PLoS Genet

  47. ALKAFEEF SS, Yu C, Huang L, Liu H, et al
    Wor1 establishes opaque cell fate through inhibition of the general co-repressor Tup1 in Candida albicans.
    PLoS Genet. 2018;14:e1007176.
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    PLoS One

  48. MULLER M, Guignard V, Schefold JC, Leichtle AB, et al
    Utility of quick sepsis-related organ failure assessment (qSOFA) to predict outcome in patients with pneumonia.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0188913.
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  49. HUNT L, Mulwafu W, Knott V, Ndamala CB, et al
    Prevalence of paediatric chronic suppurative otitis media and hearing impairment in rural Malawi: A cross-sectional survey.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0188950.
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  50. SILVA C, Betancor L, Garcia C, Astocondor L, et al
    Characterization of Salmonella enterica isolates causing bacteremia in Lima, Peru, using multiple typing methods.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0189946.
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  51. LO C, Sung FC, Mou CH, Lin TC, et al
    Population study evaluating fracture risk among patients with chronic osteomyelitis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0189743.
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  52. BOIVIN A, Burban M, Clere-Jehl R, Le Borgne P, et al
    Docosahexaenoic acid, but not eicosapentaenoic acid, improves septic shock-induced arterial dysfunction in rats.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0189658.
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  53. MOUNIER R, Lobo D, Voulgaropoulos J, Martin M, et al
    The multistep road to ventilator-associated lung abscess: A retrospective study of S.aureus ventilator-associated pneumonia.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0189249.
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  54. BATIRO B, Demissie T, Halala Y, Anjulo AA, et al
    Determinants of stunting among children aged 6-59 months at Kindo Didaye woreda, Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia: Unmatched case control study.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0189106.
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  55. WAI PP, Shewade HD, Kyaw NTT, Kyaw KWY, et al
    Patients with MDR-TB on domiciliary care in programmatic settings in Myanmar: Effect of a support package on preventing early deaths.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0187223.
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  56. AKGUL A, Al-Janabi N, Das B, Lawrence M, et al
    Small molecules targeting LapB protein prevent Listeria attachment to catfish muscle.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0189809.
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  57. COLE BK, Scott E, Ilikj M, Bard D, et al
    Route of infection alters virulence of neonatal septicemia Escherichia coli clinical isolates.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0189032.
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  58. ELDAR-YEDIDIA Y, Hillel M, Cohen A, Bar-Meir M, et al
    Association of toll-like receptors polymorphism and intrauterine transmission of cytomegalovirus.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0189921.
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  59. SARMENTO KMA JR, Sampaio ALL, Santos TGT, Oliveira CACP, et al
    High-frequency conductive hearing loss as a diagnostic test for incomplete ossicular discontinuity in non-cholesteatomatous chronic suppurative otitis media.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0189997.
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  60. HARRINGTON-KANDT R, Stylianou E, Eddowes LA, Lim PJ, et al
    Hepcidin deficiency and iron deficiency do not alter tuberculosis susceptibility in a murine M.tb infection model.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191038.
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  61. SIGAUQUE B, Kobayashi M, Vubil D, Nhacolo A, et al
    Invasive bacterial disease trends and characterization of group B streptococcal isolates among young infants in southern Mozambique, 2001-2015.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191193.
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  62. LOEFFERT ST, Vanhems P, Tissot E, Dananche C, et al
    Evaluation of Hirst-type spore traps in outdoor Aspergillaceae monitoring during large demolition work in hospital.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191135.
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  63. NARAYANASWAMY VP, Giatpaiboon SA, Uhrig J, Orwin P, et al
    In Vitro activity of novel glycopolymer against clinical isolates of multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191522.
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  64. HERBERT JA, Mitchell AM, Ritchie R, Ma J, et al
    Expression of the lux genes in Streptococcus pneumoniae modulates pilus expression and virulence.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0189426.
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    Accessibility and contribution to glucan masking of natural and genetically tagged versions of yeast wall protein 1 of Candida albicans.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191194.
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  66. HEIJNE M, van der Goot JA, Fijten H, van der Giessen JW, et al
    A cross sectional study on Dutch layer farms to investigate the prevalence and potential risk factors for different Chlamydia species.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0190774.
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  67. LIU CQ, Hu KD, Li TT, Yang Y, et al
    Correction: Polygalacturonase gene pgxB in Aspergillus niger is a virulence factor in apple fruit.
    PLoS One. 2018;13:e0191350.
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    PLoS Pathog

  68. GAO Y, Basile JI, Classon C, Gavier-Widen D, et al
    STAT3 expression by myeloid cells is detrimental for the T- cell-mediated control of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS Pathog. 2018;14:e1006809.
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  69. NOTO JM, Peek RM Jr
    The gastric microbiome, its interaction with Helicobacter pylori, and its potential role in the progression to stomach cancer.
    PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006573.
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  70. BILLMYRE RB, Heitman J
    Genetic and epigenetic engines of diversity in pathogenic microbes.
    PLoS Pathog. 2017;13:e1006468.
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    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  71. ESMAIL H, Lai RP, Lesosky M, Wilkinson KA, et al
    Complement pathway gene activation and rising circulating immune complexes characterize early disease in HIV-associated tuberculosis.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 16. pii: 1711853115.
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    Fotis Kafatos (1940-2017).
    Science. 2017;358:1387.
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  73. HOFFMANN D, Palumbo F, Ravel J, Roghmann MC, et al
    Improving regulation of microbiota transplants.
    Science. 2017;358:1390-1391.
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