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  1. We evaluated whether the sputum bacterial microbiome differs between nontuberculous mycobacteria pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) patients with stable disease not requiring antibiotic treatment and those requiring a...

    Authors: Min Jong Song, Dae Hun Kim, Su-Young Kim, Noeul Kang and Byung Woo Jhun
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:172
  2. Intra-oral halitosis (IOH) is bad breath produced locally by the mouth in addition to systemic diseases and is one of the main causes of interpersonal communication and psychological disorders in modern societ...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Huang and Yongbo Cheng
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:170
  3. We aimed to compare the performance of carbapenemase classification in carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) obtained using the BD Phoenix CPO Detect panel (CPO panel) and Cepheid Xpert Carba-R assays...

    Authors: Nazmiye Ülkü Tüzemen, Uğur Önal, Osman Merdan, Bekir Akca, Beyza Ener, Halis Akalın and Cüneyt Özakın
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:168
  4. The world faces a major infectious disease challenge. Interest in the discovery, design, or development of antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) as an alternative approach for the treatment of bacterial infections has...

    Authors: Leila Fahmy, Tomas Generalovic, Youssif M. Ali, David Seilly, Kesavan Sivanesan, Lajos Kalmar, Miha Pipan, Graham Christie and Andrew J Grant
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:167
  5. Bullet-related bacterial wound infection can be caused by high-velocity bullets and shrapnel injuries. In Ethiopia, significant injuries were reported that may cause severe wound infections, persistent systemi...

    Authors: Enanu Tigabu, Addisu Melese, Feleke Mekonen and Yesuf Siraj
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:166
  6. Globally, drought stress poses a significant threat to crop productivity. Improving the drought tolerance of crops with microbial biostimulants is a sustainable strategy to meet a growing population’s demands....

    Authors: Sakthi Uma Devi Eswaran, Lalitha Sundaram, Kahkashan Perveen, Najat A. Bukhari and R. Z. Sayyed
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:165
  7. Multidrug-resistant (MDR) P. aeruginosa is a rising public health concern, challenging the treatment of such a ubiquitous pathogen with monotherapeutic anti-pseudomonal agents. Worryingly, its genome plasticit...

    Authors: Noha A. Kamel, Sally T. Tohamy, Mohammad Y. Alshahrani and Khaled M. Aboshanab
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:164
  8. Spontaneous fermentation of cereals like millet involves a diverse population of microbes from various sources, including raw materials, processing equipment, fermenting receptacles, and the environment. Here,...

    Authors: Amy Atter, Maria Diaz, Kwaku Tano-Debrah, Angela Parry-Hanson Kunadu, Melinda J. Mayer, Lizbeth Sayavedra, Collins Misita, Wisdom Amoa-Awua and Arjan Narbad
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:163
  9. Coastal areas are subject to various anthropogenic and natural influences. In this study, we investigated and compared the characteristics of two coastal regions, Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Goa (GA), focusing on ...

    Authors: Bhagwan Narayan Rekadwad, Yogesh Shreepad Shouche and Kamlesh Jangid
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:162

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  10. Antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) refers to symptoms of diarrhea that cannot be explained by other causes after the use of antibiotics. AAD is thought to be caused by a disruption of intestinal ecology due ...

    Authors: Le Wang, Gongjing Guo, Yue Xu, Long Li, Bo Yang, Di Zhao, Hongliang Tian, Chen Ye, Zhiliang Lin, Jiaqu Cui, Ning Li, Long Huang and Qiyi Chen
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:160
  11. The Hyphomicrobiales bacterial order (previously Rhizobiales) exhibits a wide range of lifestyle characteristics, including free-living, plant-association, nitrogen-fixing, and association with animals (Bartonell...

    Authors: Jonathan Gonçalves-Oliveira, Tyler Pattenden, Yaarit Nachum-Biala, Keyla Carstens M. de Sousa, Lindi Wahl and Shimon Harrus
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:159
  12. Clostridium perfringens, a common environmental bacterium, is responsible for a variety of serious illnesses including food poisoning, digestive disorders, and soft tissue infections. Mastitis in lactating cattle...

    Authors: Heidy Abo Elyazeed, Mahmoud Elhariri, Nashwa Ezz Eldeen, Dalal Ahmed Aziz and Rehab Elhelw
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:157
  13. The in-depth understanding of the role of lateral genetic transfer (LGT) in phage-prophage interactions is essential to rationalizing phage applications for human and animal therapy, as well as for food and en...

    Authors: Saba Kobakhidze, Stylianos Koulouris, Nata Kakabadze and Mamuka Kotetishvili
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:155
  14. Side effects associated with antimicrobial drugs, as well as their high cost, have prompted a search for low-cost herbal medicinal substances with fewer side effects. These substances can be used as supplement...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Esfandiary, Ali Reza Khosravi, Sepideh Asadi, Donya Nikaein, Jalal Hassan and Aghil Sharifzadeh
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:154
  15. Saline lakes are home to various archaea that play special and crucial roles in the global biogeochemical cycle. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau hosts a large number of lakes with diverse salinity ranging from 0.1 t...

    Authors: Yaqiong Wang, Wenxin Li, Guoyuan Bao, Mohan Bai and Huike Ye
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:153
  16. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common cause of nosocomial infections. However, the emergence of multidrug-resistant strains has complicated the treatment of P. aeruginosa infections. While polymyxins have been the m...

    Authors: Saghar Jafari-Ramedani, Maryam Nazari, Mohsen Arzanlou, Hadi Peeri-Dogaheh, Amirhossein Sahebkar and Farzad Khademi
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:152
  17. An increasing number of studies investigate various human microbiotas and their roles in the development of diseases, maintenance of health states, and balanced signaling towards the brain. Current data demons...

    Authors: Aleksandras Konovalovas, Julija Armalytė, Laurita Klimkaitė, Tomas Liveikis, Brigita Jonaitytė, Edvardas Danila, Daiva Bironaitė, Diana Mieliauskaitė, Edvardas Bagdonas and Rūta Aldonytė
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:150
  18. Recognition of seasonal trends in bacterial infection and drug resistance rates may enhance diagnosis, direct therapeutic strategies, and inform preventive measures. Limited data exist on the seasonal variabil...

    Authors: Xiaoxuan Liu, Pu Qin, Hainan Wen, Weigang Wang and Jianhong Zhao
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:149
  19. Urinary tract infections, a prevalent global infectious disease, are clinical issues not well studied in HIV-positive individuals. UTIs have become a global drug resistance issue, but the prevalence and antibi...

    Authors: Tsgabu Kahsay, Gebrecherkos Teame Gebrehiwot, Gebreselema Gebreyohannes, Mulugeta Tilahun, Ataklti Gessese and Amlisha Kahsay
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:148
  20. The purpose of this study is to investigate the connection of pre-competition anxiety with gut microbiota and metabolites in wrestlers with different sports performances.

    Authors: Pengyu Fu, Cuiping Wang, Shuai Zheng, Lei Qiao, Weiyang Gao and Lijing Gong
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:147
  21. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a global cause of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and invasive disease in children. The CAP-IT trial (grant No. 13/88/11;

    Authors: Juan Pablo Rodriguez-Ruiz, Basil Britto Xavier, Wolfgang Stöhr, Liesbet van Heirstraeten, Christine Lammens, Adam Finn, Herman Goossens, Julia Anna Bielicki, Michael Sharland and Surbhi Malhotra-Kumar
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:146
  22. Vibrio parahaemolyticus is the predominant etiological agent of seafood-associated foodborne illnesses on a global scale. It is essential to elucidate the mechanisms by which this pathogen disseminates. Given the...

    Authors: Danlei Liu, Lei Zhou, Zilei Zhang, Ying Zhang, Zhiyi Wang, Shenwei Li, Yongqiang Zhu, Huajun Zheng, Zilong Zhang and Zhengan Tian
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:145
  23. Klebsiella pneumoniae infections have become a major cause of hospital acquired infection worldwide with the increased rate of acquisition of resistance to antibiotics. Carbapenem resistance mainly among Gram ne...

    Authors: Rakshya Baral, Reshma Tuladhar, Sarita Manandhar, Anjana Singh and Samendra Sherchan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:144
  24. Broiler chickens are frequently colonized with Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase- (ESBL-) and plasmid mediated AmpC Beta-Lactamase- (pAmpC-) producing Enterobacterales, and we are confronted with the potential ...

    Authors: Caroline Robé, Michaela Projahn, Katrin Boll, Anja Blasse, Roswitha Merle, Uwe Roesler and Anika Friese
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:143
  25. The genomic information available for Pediococcus pentosaceus is primarily derived from fermented fruits and vegetables, with less information available from fermented meat. P. pentosaceus LL-07, a strain isolate...

    Authors: Kuan Lu, Xueya Wang, Ying Zhou and Qiujin Zhu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:142
  26. Recent studies have more focused on gut microbial alteration in tuberculosis (TB) patients. However, no detailed study on gut fungi modification has been reported till now. So, current research explores the ch...

    Authors: MeiQing Han, Xia Wang, JiaMin Zhang, Lin Su, Hafiz Muhammad Ishaq, Duan Li, JunWei Cui, HuaJie Zhao and Fan Yang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:141
  27. Kojic acid is a wonderful fungal secondary metabolite that has several applications in the food, medical, and agriculture sectors. Many human diseases become resistant to normal antibiotics and normal treatmen...

    Authors: Ghada Abd-Elmonsef Mahmoud, Abo bakr Abdel Shakor, Nahla A. Kamal-Eldin and Abdel-Naser A. Zohri
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:140
  28. Gastric cancer is one of the global health concerns. A series of studies on the stomach have confirmed the role of the microbiome in shaping gastrointestinal diseases. Delineation of microbiome signatures to d...

    Authors: Sohyun Jeong, Yi-Tyng Liao, Min-Hsuan Tsai, Yao-Kuang Wang, I-Chen Wu, Chung-Jung Liu, Ming-Shun Wu, Tze-Sian Chan, Ming-Yao Chen, Ping-Jen Hu, Wei-Yu Kao, Hsiang-Chin Liu, Ming-Ju Tsai, Cheng-Yuan Liu, Chun-Chao Chang, Deng-Chyang Wu…
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:139
  29. Co-infection with other pathogens in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients exacerbates disease severity and impacts patient prognosis. Clarifying the exact pathogens co-infected with severe acute respir...

    Authors: Xilong Zhang, Nadira Nurxat, Jueraiti Aili, Yakupu Yasen, Qichen Wang and Qian Liu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:138
  30. Klebsiella pneumoniae is an opportunistic infection that causes production losses and death in the chicken industry. A cross-sectional study was conducted on exotic chicken breeds reared at the Jigjiga poultry fa...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdi Kahin, Abdimalik Hussein mohamed, Ahmed Abdi Mohomed, Mubarik Ali Hassan, Haben Fesseha Gebremeskel and Isayas Asefa Kebede
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:137
  31. In the recent years, multidrug resistant (MDR) neonatal septicemia-causing Enterobacterales has been dramatically increased due to the extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) and AmpC enzymes. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Sima Mansouri, Mohammad Savari, Arash Malakian and Effat Abbasi Montazeri
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:136
  32. The emergence and spread of β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella spp. has been associated with a substantial healthcare burden resulting in therapeutic failures. We sought to describe the proportion of phenotypic res...

    Authors: Doreen Rwigi, Andrew K. Nyerere, Mame M. Diakhate, Kevin Kariuki, Kirkby D. Tickell, Timothy Mutuma, Stephanie N. Tornberg, Olusegun O. Soge, Judd L. Walson, Benson Singa, Samuel Kariuki, Patricia B. Pavlinac and Polycarp Mogeni
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:135
  33. The incidence of exertional heat stroke (EHS) escalates during periods of elevated temperatures, potentially leading to persistent cognitive impairment postrecovery. Currently, effective prophylactic or therap...

    Authors: Jiangang Xie, Linxiao Wang, Yunyun Xu, Yuexiang Ma, Lingqin Zhang, Wen Yin and Yang Huang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:134
  34. Oral microbiota imbalance is associated with the progression of various lung diseases, including lung cancer. Pulmonary nodules (PNs) are often considered a critical stage for the early detection of lung cance...

    Authors: Yifeng Ren, Qiong Ma, Xiao Zeng, Chunxia Huang, Shiyan Tan, Xi Fu, Chuan Zheng, Fengming You and Xueke Li
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:132
  35. Mycobacteria bloodstream infections are common in immunocompromised people and usually have disastrous consequences. As the primary phagocytes in the bloodstream, monocytes and neutrophils play critical roles ...

    Authors: Jin-Chuan Xu, Kang Wu, Rui-qing Ma, Jian-hui Li, Jie Tao, Zhidong Hu and Xiao-Yong Fan
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:130
  36. The α-Proteobacteria belonging to Bradyrhizobium genus are microorganisms of extreme slow growth. Despite their extended use as inoculants in soybean production, their physiology remains poorly characterized. In ...

    Authors: Ian F. Medici, Leila Bartrolí, Francisco F. Guaimas, Fabiana R. Fulgenzi, Charo Luciana Molina, Ignacio Enrique Sánchez, Diego J. Comerci, Elías Mongiardini and Alfonso Soler-Bistué
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:129
  37. Biofilm formation is viewed as a vital mechanism in C. glabrata pathogenesis. Although, it plays a significant role in virulence but transcriptomic architecture and metabolic pathways governing the biofilm growth...

    Authors: Khem Raj, Dhiraj Paul, Praveen Rishi, Geeta Shukla, Dhiraj Dhotre and YogeshSouche
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:128
  38. In Ethiopia, milk production and handling practices often lack proper hygiene measures, leading to the potential contamination of milk and milk products with Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), including methicill...

    Authors: Abiot Deddefo, Gezahegne Mamo, Minda Asfaw, Adem Edao, Adem Hiko, Dereje Fufa, Mohammed Jafer, Melaku Sombo and Kebede Amenu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:127
  39. This study aimed to explore the role of the two-component system Bae SR in the mechanism of drug resistance in carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii (CRAB) using molecular docking and real-time polymerase chain react...

    Authors: Beizhen Pan, Yuefeng Wang, Jiansheng Su, Yan Liu, Jifei Yang, Yujiao Zhou and Liyuan Sun
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:126
  40. γ- poly glutamic acid (γ-PGA), a high molecular weight polymer, is synthesized by microorganisms and secreted into the extracellular space. Due to its excellent performance, γ-PGA has been widely used in vario...

    Authors: Jiayue Zhu, Xue Wang, Jianan Zhao, Fang Ji, Jun Zeng, Yanwen Wei, LiLi Xu, Guoying Dong, Xingyuan Ma and Chengmin Wang
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:125
  41. Severe burns may alter the stability of the intestinal flora and affect the patient’s recovery process. Understanding the characteristics of the gut microbiota in the acute phase of burns and their association...

    Authors: Bochen Hou, Honglan Zhang, Lina Zhou, Biao Hu, Wenyi Tang, Bo Ye, Cui Wang, Yongmei Xu, Lingyun Zou and Jun Hu
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:124
  42. Rhizosphere microorganisms are vital in plants’ growth and development and these beneficial microbes are recruited to the root-zone soil when experiencing various environmental stresses. However, the effect of...

    Authors: Guang Wang, Zhengfei Li, Baoyun Yang, Huquan Yang, Yujie Zhang, Qingping Zeng, Chaojianping Yan, Yanyan He, Yuejin Peng, Wenqian Wang, Bin Chen and Guangzu Du
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:123
  43. Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a multidrug resistant opportunistic pathogen that can cause secondary bacterial infections in patients with COVID-19. This study aimed to determine the antimicrobial resistance profi...

    Authors: Aryan R. Ganjo, Salah Tofik Jalal Balaky, Ahang Hasan Mawlood, Sakar B. Smail and Nazar P. Shabila
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2024 24:122

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