Publications 2018

April

Alcohol, microbiome, and their effect on psychiatric disorders.
Hillemacher T, Bachmann O, Kahl KG, Frieling H.
Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2018 Apr 26;85:105-115.

Amino acid substitutions within HLA-B*27-restricted T cell epitopes prevent recognition by hepatitis delta virus-specific CD8+ T cells.
Karimzadeh H, Kiraithe MM, Kosinska AD, Glaser M, Fiedler M, Oberhardt V, Salimi Alizei E, Hofmann M, Mok JY, Nguyen M, van Esch WJE, Budeus B, Grabowski J, Homs M, Olivero A, Keyvani H, Rodríguez-Frías F, Tabernero D, Buti M, Heinold A, Alavian SM, Bauer T, Schulze Zur Wiesch J, Raziorrouh B, Hoffmann D, Smedile A, Rizzetto M, Wedemeyer H, Timm J, Antes I, Neumann-Haefelin C, Protzer U,
Roggendorf M.
J Virol. 2018 Apr 18. pii: JVI.01891-17.

Bordetella pseudohinzii targets cilia and impairs tracheal cilia-driven transport in naturally acquired infection in mice.
Perniss A, Schmidt N, Gurtner C, Dietert K, Schwengers O, Weigel M, Hempe J, Ewers C, Pfeil U, Gärtner U, Gruber AD, Hain T, Kummer W.
Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 9;8(1):5681.

Chlorhexidine-containing dressings in the prevention of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections: A cost and resource utilization analysis.
Heimann SM, Biehl LM, Vehreschild JJ, Franke B, Cornely OA, Vehreschild MJGT.
Am J Infect Control. 2018 Apr 13. pii: S0196-6553(18)30157-3.

Clinical, Diagnostic, and Treatment Disparities between HIV-Infected and Non-HIV-Infected Immunocompromised Patients with Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia.
Salzer HJF, Schäfer G, Hoenigl M, Günther G, Hoffmann C, Kalsdorf B, Alanio A, Lange C.
Respiration. 2018 Apr 10.

A cluster of two human cases of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) transmitted by unpasteurised goat milk and cheese in Germany, May 2016.
Brockmann SO, Oehme R, Buckenmaier T, Beer M, Jeffery-Smith A, Spannenkrebs M, Haag-Milz S, Wagner-Wiening C, Schlegel C, Fritz J, Zange S, Bestehorn M, Lindau A, Hoffmann D, Tiberi S, Mackenstedt U, Dobler G.
Euro Surveill. 2018 Apr;23(15).

Comprehensive Molecular Approach for Characterization of Hepatitis E Virus Genotype 3 Variants.
Wang B, Harms D, Papp CP, Niendorf S, Jacobsen S, Lütgehetmann M, Pischke S, Wedermeyer H, Hofmann J, Bock CT.
J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Apr 25;56(5).

Cross-sectional analysis of CD8 T cell immunity to human herpesvirus 6B.
Martin LK, Hollaus A, Stahuber A, Hübener C, Fraccaroli A, Tischer J, Schub A, Moosmann A.
PLoS Pathog. 2018 Apr 26;14(4):e1006991.

Defective immuno- and thymoproteasome assembly causes severe immunodeficiency.
Treise I, Huber EM, Klein-Rodewald T, Heinemeyer W, Grassmann SA, Basler M, Adler T, Rathkolb B, Helming L, Andres C, Klaften M, Landbrecht C, Wieland T, Strom TM, McCoy KD, Macpherson AJ, Wolf E, Groettrup M, Ollert M, Neff F, Gailus-Durner V, Fuchs H, Hrabě de Angelis M, Groll M, Busch DH.
Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 13;8(1):5975.

Determinants of antibody persistence across doses and continents after single-dose rVSV-ZEBOV vaccination for Ebola virus disease: an observational cohort study.
Huttner A, Agnandji ST, Combescure C, Fernandes JF, Bache EB, Kabwende L, Ndungu FM, Brosnahan J, Monath TP, Lemaître B, Grillet S, Botto M, Engler O, Portmann J, Siegrist D, Bejon P, Silvera P, Kremsner P, Siegrist CA; VEBCON; VSV-EBOVAC; VSV-EBOPLUS Consortia.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S1473-3099(18)30165-8.

Differential activity of methylene blue against erythrocytic and hepatic stages of Plasmodium.
Bosson-Vanga H, Franetich JF, Soulard V, Sossau D, Tefit M, Kane B, Vaillant JC, Borrmann S, Müller O, Dereuddre-Bosquet N, Le Grand R, Silvie O, Mazier D.
Malar J. 2018 Apr 3;17(1):143.

Differential daptomycin resistance development in Staphylococcus aureus strains with active and mutated gra regulatory systems.
Müller A, Grein F, Otto A, Gries K, Orlov D, Zarubaev V, Girard M, Sher X, Shamova O, Roemer T, François P, Becher D, Schneider T, Sahl HG.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2018 Apr;308(3):335-348.

Discovery of Novel Enhancers of Isoniazid Toxicity in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Lentz F, Reiling N, Martins A, Molnár J, Hilgeroth A.
Molecules. 2018 Apr 4;23(4).

Dose Dependent Impact of Proton Pump Inhibitors on the Clinical Course of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis.
Tergast TL, Wranke A, Laser H, Gerbel S, Manns MP, Cornberg M, Maasoumy B.
Liver Int. 2018 Apr 19.

Draft Genome Sequence of Bacillus sp. Strain M21, Isolated from the Arid Area of Matmata, Tunisia.
Nasfi Z, Poehlein A, Harms H, Goralski E, Fisch KM, Daniel R, König GM, Schäberle TF, Bachoual R.
Genome Announc. 2018 Apr 26;6(17). pii: e00323-18.

Draft Genome Sequences of the Obligatory Marine Myxobacterial Strains Enhygromyxa salina SWB005 and SWB007.
Amiri Moghaddam J, Poehlein A, Fisch K, Alanjary M, Daniel R, König GM, Schäberle TF.
Genome Announc. 2018 Apr 26;6(17).

Drug-resistant tuberculosis: An update on disease burden, diagnosis and treatment.
Lange C, Chesov D, Heyckendorf J, Leung CC, Udwadia Z, Dheda K.
Respirology. 2018 Apr 11.

Evolutionary Origins of Enteric Hepatitis Viruses.
Sander AL, Corman VM, Lukashev AN, Drexler JF.
Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2018 Apr 2. pii: a031690.

The Hard Way towards an Antibody-Based HIV-1 Env Vaccine: Lessons from Other Viruses.
Ringel O, Vieillard V, Debré P, Eichler J, Büning H, Dietrich U.
Viruses. 2018 Apr 15;10(4). pii: E197.

Hepatitis E seroprevalence in the Americas: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Horvatits T, Ozga AK, Westhoelter D, Hartl J, Manthey C, Lütgehetmann M, Rauch G, Kriston L, Lohse AW, Bendall R, Wedemeyer H, Dalton HR, Pischke S.
Liver Int. 2018 Apr 16.

How to prophylax against invasive fungal infections in adult ALL? An unmet need.
Cornely OA, Kontoyiannis DP.
Mycoses. 2018 Apr 25.

Identification of a novel aminopolycarboxylic acid siderophore gene cluster encoding the biosynthesis of ethylenediaminesuccinic acid hydroxyarginine (EDHA).
Spohn M, Edenhart S, Alanjary M, Ziemert N, Wibberg D, Kalinowski J, Niedermeyer THJ, Stegmann E, Wohlleben W.
Metallomics. 2018 Apr 18.

Impact of HBV genotype and mutations on HBV DNA and qHBsAg levels in patients with HBeAg-negative chronic HBV infection.
Kuhnhenn L, Jiang B, Kubesch A, Vermehren J, Knop V, Susser S, Dietz J, Carra G, Finkelmeier F, Grammatikos G, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C, Hildt E, Peiffer KH.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Apr 10.

An Improved Medium for Colistin Susceptibility Testing.
Gwozdzinski K, Azarderakhsh S, Imirzalioglu C, Falgenhauer L, Chakraborty T.
J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Apr 25;56(5). pii: e01950-17.

Improved protocol for simultaneous analysis of leukocyte subsets and epithelial cells from murine and human lung.
Happle C, Meyer-Decking L, Dreier A, Wetzke M, Gläsener S, Grychtol R, Braubach P, Jablonka A, Haid S, Jirmo AC, Habener A, Skuljec J, Hansen G.
Exp Lung Res. 2018 Apr 20:1-10.

Improving Lentiviral Transduction of CD34(+) Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells.
Hauber I, Beschorner N, Schrödel S, Chemnitz J, Kröger N, Hauber J, Thirion C.
Hum Gene Ther Methods. 2018 Apr;29(2):104-113.

Increased NK Cell Function After Cessation of Long-Term Nucleos(t)ide Analogue Treatment in Chronic Hepatitis B Is Associated With Liver Damage and HBsAg Loss.
Zimmer CL, Rinker F, Höner Zu Siederdissen C, Manns MP, Wedemeyer H, Cornberg M, Björkström NK.
J Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 23;217(10):1656-1666.

Is Hepatitis C Virus Elimination in Well-Defined Patient Groups Possible?
Rockstroh JK.
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 17;66(9):1366-1367.

Management of superficial and deep-seated Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections in sub-Saharan Africa: a post hoc analysis of the StaphNet cohort.
Alabi A, Kazimoto T, Lebughe M, Vubil D, Phaku P, Mandomando I, Kern WV, Abdulla S, Mellmann A, Peitzmann L, Bischoff M, Peters G, Herrmann M, Grobusch MP, Schaumburg F, Rieg S.
Infection. 2018 Apr 17.

Multiplex Immunochromatographic Detection of OXA-48, KPC, and NDM Carbapenemases: Impact of Inoculum, Antibiotics, and Agar.
Saleh A, Göttig S, Hamprecht AG.
J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Apr 25;56(5). pii: e00050-18.

A novel marsupial hepatitis A virus corroborates complex evolutionary patterns shaping the genus Hepatovirus.
de Oliveira Carneiro I, Sander AL, Silva N, Moreira-Soto A, Normann A, Flehmig B, Lukashev AN, Dotzauer A, Wieseke N, Franke CR, Drexler JF.
J Virol. 2018 Apr 25. pii: JVI.00082-18.

Octapeptins: Lipopeptide Antibiotics against Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs.
Abou Fayad A, Herrmann J, Müller R.
Cell Chem Biol. 2018 Apr 19;25(4):351-353.

Pan-tuberculosis regimens: an argument against.
Dheda K, Gumbo T, Lange C, Horsburgh CR Jr, Furin J.
Lancet Respir Med. 2018 Apr;6(4):240-242.

Plasmodium knowlesi infection in a returning German traveller from Thailand: a case report on an emerging malaria pathogen in a popular low-risk travel destination.
Froeschl G, Beissner M, Huber K, Bretzel G, Hoelscher M, Rothe C.
BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 2;18(1):148.

Release of Staphylococcus aureus extracellular vesicles and their application as a vaccine platform.
Wang X, Thompson CD, Weidenmaier C, Lee JC.
Nat Commun. 2018 Apr 11;9(1):1379.

Return-to-health effect of modern combined antiretroviral therapy potentially predisposes HIV patients to hepatic steatosis.
Mohr R, Boesecke C, Dold L, Schierwagen R, Schwarze-Zander C, Wasmuth JC, Weisensee I, Rockstroh JK, Trebicka J.
Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Apr;97(17):e0462.

Risk of tuberculosis transmission among healthcare workers.
Diel R, Niemann S, Nienhaus A.
ERJ Open Res. 2018 Apr 9;4(2). pii: 00161-2017.

Spatially Correlated Gene Expression in Bacterial Groups: The Role of Lineage History, Spatial Gradients, and Cell-Cell Interactions.
van Vliet S, Dal Co A, Winkler AR, Spriewald S, Stecher B, Ackermann M.
Cell Syst. 2018 Apr 25;6(4):496-507.e6.

Surface receptor Toso controls B cell-mediated regulation of T cell immunity.
Yu J, Duong VHH, Westphal K, Westphal A, Suwandi A, Grassl GA, Brand K, Chan AC, Föger N, Lee KH.
J Clin Invest. 2018 May 1;128(5):1820-1836.

Systemic inflammation and immune cell phenotypes are associated with neuro-psychiatric symptoms in patients with chronic inflammatory liver diseases.
Aregay A, Dirks M, Schlaphoff V, Sekyere SO, Haag K, Falk CS, Hengst J, Bremer B, Schuppner R, Manns MP, Pflugrad H, Cornberg M, Wedemeyer H, Weissenborn K.
Liver Int. 2018 Apr 30.

Taxonomy of the family Arenaviridae and the order Bunyavirales: update 2018.
Maes P, Alkhovsky SV, Bào Y, Beer M, Birkhead M, Briese T, Buchmeier MJ, Calisher CH, Charrel RN, Choi IR, Clegg CS, de la Torre JC, Delwart E, DeRisi JL, Di Bello PL, Di Serio F, Digiaro M, Dolja VV, Drosten C, Druciarek TZ, Du J, Ebihara H, Elbeaino T, Gergerich RC, Gillis AN, Gonzalez JJ, Haenni AL, Hepojoki J, Hetzel U, Hồ T, Hóng N, Jain RK, Jansen van Vuren P, Jin Q, Jonson MG, Junglen S, Keller KE, Kemp A, Kipar A, Kondov NO, Koonin EV, Kormelink R, Korzyukov Y, Krupovic M, Lambert AJ, Laney AG, LeBreton M, Lukashevich IS, Marklewitz M, Markotter W, Martelli GP, Martin RR, Mielke-Ehret N, Mühlbach HP, Navarro B, Ng TFF, Nunes MRT, Palacios G, Pawęska JT, Peters CJ, Plyusnin A, Radoshitzky SR, Romanowski V, Salmenperä P, Salvato MS, Sanfaçon H, Sasaya T, Schmaljohn C, Schneider BS, Shirako Y, Siddell S, Sironen TA, Stenglein MD, Storm N, Sudini H, Tesh RB, Tzanetakis IE, Uppala M, Vapalahti O, Vasilakis N, Walker PJ, Wáng G, Wáng L, Wáng Y, Wèi T, Wiley MR, Wolf YI, Wolfe ND, Wú Z, Xú W, Yang L, Yāng Z, Yeh SD, Zhāng YZ, Zhèng Y, Zhou X, Zhū C, Zirkel F, Kuhn JH.
Arch Virol. 2018 Apr 21.

Time to revise WHO-recommended definitions of MDR-TB treatment outcomes.
Lange C, van Leth F, Mitnick CD, Dheda K, Günther G.
Lancet Respir Med. 2018 Apr;6(4):246-248.

Treatment responses in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Germany.
Heyckendorf J, van Leth F, Avsar K, Glattki G, Günther G, Kalsdorf B, Müller M, Olaru ID, Rolling T, Salzer HJF, Schuhmann M, Terhalle E, Lange C.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Apr 1;22(4):399-406.

Viral targeting of TFIIB impairs de novo polymerase II recruitment and affects antiviral immunity.
Haas DA, Meiler A, Geiger K, Vogt C, Preuss E, Kochs G, Pichlmair A.
PLoS Pathog. 2018 Apr 30;14(4):e1006980.

March

Author Correction: Lactate oxidation facilitates growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in human macrophages.
Billig S, Schneefeld M, Huber C, Grassl GA, Eisenreich W, Bange FC.
Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 22;8(1):5241.

Azole-Resistance in Aspergillus terreus and Related Species: An Emerging Problem or a Rare Phenomenon?
Zoran T, Sartori B, Sappl L, Aigner M, Sánchez-Reus F, Rezusta A, Chowdhary A, Taj-Aldeen SJ, Arendrup MC, Oliveri S, Kontoyiannis DP, Alastruey-Izquierdo A, Lagrou K, Cascio GL, Meis JF, Buzina W, Farina C, Drogari-Apiranthitou M, Grancini A, Tortorano AM, Willinger B, Hamprecht A, Johnson E, Klingspor L, Arsic-Arsenijevic V, Cornely OA, Meletiadis J, Prammer W, Tullio V, Vehreschild JJ, Trovato L, Lewis RE, Segal E, Rath PM, Hamal P, Rodriguez-Iglesias M, Roilides E, Arikan-Akdagli S, Chakrabarti A, Colombo AL, Fernández MS, Martin-Gomez MT, Badali H, Petrikkos G, Klimko N, Heimann SM, Uzun O, Roudbary M,
de la Fuente S, Houbraken J, Risslegger B, Lass-Flörl C, Lackner M.
Front Microbiol. 2018 Mar 28;9:516.

Biochemical characterization of the Helicobacter pylori Cag Type 4 Secretion System protein CagN and its interaction partner CagM.
Bats SH, Bergé C, Coombs N, Terradot L, Josenhans C.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2018 Mar 6. pii: S1438-4221(18)30072-9.

Chlamydiae in febrile children with respiratory tract symptoms and age-matched controls, Ghana.
Bühl H, Eibach D, Nagel M, Greub G, Borel N, Sarpong N, Rettig T, Pesch T, Aeby S, Klöckner A, Brunke M, Krannich S, Kreuels B, Owusu-Dabo E, Hogan B, May J, Henrichfreise B.
New Microbes New Infect. 2018 Jan 13;22:44-48.

Circulating microbiome in blood of different circulatory compartments.
Schierwagen R, Alvarez-Silva C, Madsen MSA, Kolbe CC, Meyer C, Thomas D, Uschner FE, Magdaleno F, Jansen C, Pohlmann A, Praktiknjo M, Hischebeth GT, Molitor E, Latz E, Lelouvier B, Trebicka J, Arumugam M. Circulating microbiome in blood of different circulatory compartments.
Gut. 2018 Mar 26. pii: gutjnl-2018-316227.

Development and evaluation of antibody-capture immunoassays for detection of Lassa virus nucleoprotein-specific immunoglobulin M and G.
Gabriel M, Adomeh DI, Ehimuan J, Oyakhilome J, Omomoh EO, Ighodalo Y, Olokor T, Bonney K, Pahlmann M, Emmerich P, Lelke M, Brunotte L, Ölschläger S, Thomé-Bolduan C, Becker-Ziaja B, Busch C, Odia I, Ogbaini-Emovon E, Okokhere PO, Okogbenin SA, Akpede GO, Schmitz H, Asogun DA, Günther S.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Mar 29;12(3):e0006361.

Development and validation of a diagnostic model for early differentiation of sepsis and non-infectious SIRS in critically ill children - a data-driven approach using machine-learning algorithms.
Lamping F, Jack T, Rübsamen N, Sasse M, Beerbaum P, Mikolajczyk RT, Boehne M, Karch A.
BMC Pediatr. 2018 Mar 15;18(1):112.

Diagnosis and management of Aspergillus diseases: executive summary of the 2017 ESCMID-ECMM-ERS guideline.
Ullmann AJ, Aguado JM, Arikan-Akdagli S, Denning DW, Groll AH, Lagrou K, Lass-Flörl C, Lewis RE, Munoz P, Verweij PE, Warris A, Ader F, Akova M, Arendrup MC, Barnes RA, Beigelman-Aubry C, Blot S, Bouza E, Brüggemann RJM, Buchheidt D, Cadranel J, Castagnola E, Chakrabarti A, Cuenca-Estrella M, Dimopoulos G, Fortun J, Gangneux JP, Garbino J, Heinz WJ, Herbrecht R, Heussel CP, Kibbler CC, Klimko
N, Kullberg BJ, Lange C, Lehrnbecher T, Löffler J, Lortholary O, Maertens J, Marchetti O, Meis JF, Pagano L, Ribaud P, Richardson M, Roilides E, Ruhnke M, Sanguinetti M, Sheppard DC, Sinkó J, Skiada A, Vehreschild MJGT, Viscoli C, Cornely OA.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 May;24 Suppl 1:e1-e38.

Differential expression pattern of co-inhibitory molecules on CD4(+) T cells in uncomplicated versus complicated malaria.
Abel A, Steeg C, Aminkiah F, Addai-Mensah O, Addo M, Gagliani N, Casar C, Yar DD, Owusu-Dabo E, Jacobs T, Mackroth MS.
Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 19;8(1):4789.

Distinct Immunogenicity and Efficacy of Poxvirus-based Vaccine Candidates against Ebola Virus expressing GP and VP40 Proteins.
Lázaro-Frías A, Gómez-Medina S, Sánchez-Sampedro L, Ljungberg K, Ustav M, Liljeström P, Muñoz-Fontela C, Esteban M, García-Arriaza J.
J Virol. 2018 Mar 7. pii: JVI.00363-18.

Divergent preS sequences in virion associated hepatitis B virus genomes and subviral HBV surface antigen particles from HBV e antigen negative patients.
Peiffer KH, Kuhnhenn L, Jiang B, Mondorf A, Vermehren J, Knop V, Susser S, Walter D, Dietz J, Carra G, Finkelmeier F, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C, Hildt E.
J Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 8.

Diversity of mutations in regulatory genes of resistance-nodulation-cell division efflux pumps in association with tigecycline resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii.
Gerson S, Nowak J, Zander E, Ertel J, Wen Y, Krut O, Seifert H, Higgins PG.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Mar 14.

The diversity of tick-borne bacteria and parasites in ticks collected from the Strandja Nature Park in south-eastern Bulgaria.
Nader J, Król N, Pfeffer M, Ohlendorf V, Marklewitz M, Drosten C, Junglen S, Obiegala A.
Parasit Vectors. 2018 Mar 20;11(1):165.

Draft Genome Sequence and Annotation of the Phytopathogenic Ralstonia pickettii (Previously Burkholderia glumae) Strain ICMP-8657.
Paterson J, Gross H.
Genome Announc. 2018 Mar 8;6(10). pii: e00128-18.

Draft Genome Sequence of Streptomyces sp. Strain DH-12, a Soilborne Isolate from the Thar Desert with Broad-Spectrum Antibacterial Activity.
Jiao J, Paterson J, Busche T, Rückert C, Kalinowski J, Harwani D, Gross H.
Genome Announc. 2018 Mar 1;6(9). pii: e00108-18.

Dynamics of the human gut phageome during antibiotic treatment.
Górska A, Peter S, Willmann M, Autenrieth I, Schlaberg R, Huson DH.
Comput Biol Chem. 2018 Mar 14. pii: S1476-9271(18)30143-9.

Enterobacter bugandensis: a novel enterobacterial species associated with severe clinical infection.
Pati NB, Doijad SP, Schultze T, Mannala GK, Yao Y, Jaiswal S, Ryan D, Suar M, Gwozdzinski K, Bunk B, Mraheil MA, Marahiel MA, Hegemann JD, Spröer C, Goesmann A, Falgenhauer L, Hain T, Imirzalioglu C, Mshana SE, Overmann J, Chakraborty T.
Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 29;8(1):5392.

Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in local and imported poultry meat in Ghana.
Eibach D, Dekker D, Gyau Boahen K, Wiafe Akenten C, Sarpong N, Belmar Campos C, Berneking L, Aepfelbacher M, Krumkamp R, Owusu-Dabo E, May J.
Vet Microbiol. 2018 Apr;217:7-12.

Foxp1 controls mature B cell survival and the development of follicular and B-1 B cells.
Patzelt T, Keppler SJ, Gorka O, Thoene S, Wartewig T, Reth M, Förster I, Lang R, Buchner M, Ruland J.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Mar 20;115(12):3120-3125.

Guidance document for prevention of Clostridium difficile infection in acute healthcare settings.
Tschudin-Sutter S, Kuijper EJ, Durovic A, Vehreschild MJGT, Barbut F, Eckert C, Fitzpatrick F, Hell M, Norèn T, O'Driscoll J, Coia J, Gastmeier P, von Müller L, Wilcox MH, Widmer AF; Committee.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Mar 2. pii: S1198-743X(18)30195-2.

Hepatitis D Virus replication is sensed by MDA5 and induces IFN-β/λ responses in hepatocytes.
Zhang Z, Filzmayer C, Ni Y, Sültmann H, Mutz P, Hiet MS, Vondran FWR, Bartenschlager R, Urban S.
J Hepatol. 2018 Mar 7. pii: S0168-8278(18)30143-0.

Hepatitis E virus in feral rabbits along a rural-urban transect in Central Germany.
Ryll R, Eiden M, Heuser E, Weinhardt M, Ziege M, Höper D, Groschup MH, Heckel G, Johne R, Ulrich RG.
Infect Genet Evol. 2018 Mar 26;61:155-159.

Hepatocyte-induced CD4(+) T cell alloresponse is associated with major histocompatibility complex class II up-regulation on hepatocytes and suppressible by regulatory T cells.
DeTemple DE, Oldhafer F, Falk CS, Chen-Wacker C, Figueiredo C, Kleine M, Ramackers W, Timrott K, Lehner F, Klempnauer J, Bock M, Vondran FWR.
Liver Transpl. 2018 Mar;24(3):407-419.

HEV-positive blood donations represent a relevant infection risk for immunosuppressed recipients.
Westhölter D, Hiller J, Denzer U, Polywka S, Ayuk F, Rybczynski M, Horvatits T, Gundlach S, Blöcker J, Schulze Zur Wiesch J, Fischer N, Addo MM, Peine S, Göke B, Lohse AW, Lütgehetmann M, Pischke S.
J Hepatol. 2018 Mar 15. pii: S0168-8278(18)30169-7.

The HIV-1 Tat protein affects human CD4+ T-cell programing and activation, and favors the differentiation of naïve CD4+ T cells.
Nicoli F, Gallerani E, Sforza F, Finessi V, Chachage M, Geldmacher C, Cafaro A, Ensoli B, Caputo A, Gavioli R.
AIDS. 2018 Mar 13;32(5):575-581.

Hyfraxins A and B, cytotoxic ergostane-type steroid and lanostane triterpenoid glycosides from the invasive ash dieback ascomycete Hymenoscyphus fraxineus.
Surup F, Halecker S, Nimtz M, Rodrigo S, Schulz B, Steinert M, Stadler M.
Steroids. 2018 Mar 23. pii: S0039-128X(18)30060-6.

IKZF1(plus) Defines a New Minimal Residual Disease-Dependent Very-Poor Prognostic Profile in Pediatric B-Cell Precursor Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Stanulla M, Dagdan E, Zaliova M, Möricke A, Palmi C, Cazzaniga G, Eckert C, Te Kronnie G, Bourquin JP, Bornhauser B, Koehler R, Bartram CR, Ludwig WD, Bleckmann K, Groeneveld-Krentz S, Schewe D, Junk SV, Hinze L, Klein N, Kratz CP,  Biondi A, Borkhardt A, Kulozik A, Muckenthaler MU, Basso G, Valsecchi MG, Izraeli S, Petersen BS, Franke A, Dörge P, Steinemann D, Haas OA, Panzer-Grümayer R, Cavé
H, Houlston RS, Cario G, Schrappe M, Zimmermann M; TRANSCALL Consortium; International BFM Study Group.
J Clin Oncol. 2018 Apr 20;36(12):1240-1249.

Improved Pulse Wave Velocity and Renal Function in Individualized Calcineurin Inhibitor Treatment by Immunomonitoring: The Randomized Controlled Calcineurin Inhibitor-Sparing Trial.
Sommerer C, Brocke J, Bruckner T, Schaier M, Morath C, Meuer S, Zeier M, Giese T.
Transplantation. 2018 Mar;102(3):510-520.

In vivo virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis depends on a single homologue of the LytR-CpsA-Psr proteins.
Malm S, Maaß S, Schaible UE, Ehlers S, Niemann S.
Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 2;8(1):3936.

Inhibition of Zika Virus Replication by Silvestrol.
Elgner F, Sabino C, Basic M, Ploen D, Grünweller A, Hildt E.
Viruses. 2018 Mar 27;10(4). pii: E149.

Molecular and serological infection marker screening in blood donors indicates high endemicity of hepatitis E virus in Poland.
Grabarczyk P, Sulkowska E, Gdowska J, Kopacz A, Liszewski G, Kubicka-Russel D, Baylis SA, Corman VM, Noceń E, Piotrowski D, Antoniewicz-Papis J, Łętowska M.
Transfusion. 2018 May;58(5):1245-1253.

Molecular survey of neglected bacterial pathogens reveals an abundant diversity of species and genotypes in ticks collected from animal hosts across Romania.
Andersson MO, Tolf C, Tamba P, Stefanache M, Radbea G, Frangoulidis D, Tomaso H, Waldenström J, Dobler G, Chitimia-Dobler L.
Parasit Vectors. 2018 Mar 20;11(1):144. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2756-1.

Nannocystis konarekensis sp. nov., a novel myxobacterium from an Iranian desert.
Mohr KI, Moradi A, Glaeser SP, Kämpfer P, Gemperlein K, Nübel U, Schumann P, Müller R, Wink J.
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2018 Mar;68(3):721-729.

New nematicidal and antimicrobial secondary metabolites from a new species in the new genus, Pseudobambusicola thailandica.
Rupcic Z, Chepkirui C, Hernández-Restrepo M, Crous PW, Luangsa-Ard JJ, Stadler M.
MycoKeys. 2018 Mar 22;(33):1-23.

Pinpointing recurrent proviral integration sites in new models for latent HIV-1 infection.
Lange UC, Bialek JK, Walther T, Hauber J.
Virus Res. 2018 Apr 2;249:69-75.

Prevalence and Types of Anemia in a Large Refugee Cohort in Western Europe in 2015.
Jablonka A, Wetzke M, Sogkas G, Dopfer C, Schmidt RE, Behrens GMN, Happle C.
J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Mar 26.

Profiling of the anti-malarial drug candidate SC83288 against artemisinins in Plasmodium falciparum.
Duffey M, Sanchez CP, Lanzer M.
Malar J. 2018 Mar 20;17(1):121.

Punch biopsies shorten time to clearance of high-risk human papillomavirus infections of the uterine cervix.
Petry KU, Horn J, Luyten A, Mikolajczyk RT.
BMC Cancer. 2018 Mar 23;18(1):318.

Rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis by combined molecular and immunological methods.
Jafari C, Olaru ID, Daduna F, Ernst M, Heyckendorf J, Lange C, Kalsdorf B.
Eur Respir J. 2018 Mar 29. pii: 1702189.

[Recommendations for Diagnostics and Therapy of Children with Cancer Presenting with Fever and Neutropenia - Comparison of Two Current Guidelines].
Lehrnbecher T, Groll A, Agyeman P, Ammann RA, Attarbaschi A, Behrends U, Berger C, Hamprecht A, Hufnagel M, Laws HJ, Scheler M, Temme C, Vieth S, Simon A.
Klin Padiatr. 2018 Mar 27.

Retrospective Analysis of Bacterial Cultures Sampled in German Chicken-Fattening Farms During the Years 2011-2012 Revealed Additional VIM-1 Carbapenemase-Producing Escherichia coli and a Serologically Rough Salmonella enterica Serovar Infantis.
Roschanski N, Fischer J, Falgenhauer L, Pietsch M, Guenther S, Kreienbrock L, Chakraborty T, Pfeifer Y, Guerra B, Roesler UH.
Front Microbiol. 2018 Mar 27;9:538.

Secretion of Hepatitis C Virus Replication Intermediates Reduces Activation of Toll-Like Receptor 3 in Hepatocytes. Gastroenterology.
Grünvogel O, Colasanti O, Lee JY, Klöss V, Belouzard S, Reustle A, Esser-Nobis K, Hesebeck-Brinckmann J, Mutz P, Hoffmann K, Mehrabi A, Koschny R, Vondran FWR, Gotthardt D, Schnitzler P, Neumann-Haefelin C, Thimme R, Binder M, Bartenschlager R, Dubuisson J, Dalpke AH, Lohmann V.
2018 Mar 11. pii: S0016-5085(18)30309-3.

Synchronous termination of replication of the two chromosomes is an evolutionary selected feature in Vibrionaceae.
Kemter FS, Messerschmidt SJ, Schallopp N, Sobetzko P, Lang E, Bunk B, Spröer C, Teschler JK, Yildiz FH, Overmann J, Waldminghaus T.
PLoS Genet. 2018 Mar 5;14(3):e1007251.

A targeted LC-MS strategy for low-abundant HLA class I-presented peptide detection identifies novel human papillomavirus T-cell epitopes.
Blatnik R, Mohan N, Bonsack M, Falkenby LG, Hoppe S, Josef K, Steinbach A, Becker S, Nadler WM, Rucevic M, Larsen MR, Salek M, Riemer AB.
Proteomics. 2018 Mar 30:e1700390.

Tick-borne pathogens in tick species infesting humans in Sibiu County, central Romania.
Andersson MO, Marga G, Banu T, Dobler G, Chitimia-Dobler L.
Parasitol Res. 2018 May;117(5):1591-1597.

Treatment outcome definitions in nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease: an NTM-NET consensus statement.
van Ingen J, Aksamit T, Andrejak C, Böttger EC, Cambau E, Daley CL, Griffith DE, Guglielmetti L, Holland SM, Huitt GA, Koh WJ, Lange C, Leitman P, Marras TK, Morimoto K, Olivier KN, Santin M, Stout JE, Thomson R, Tortoli E, Wallace RJ Jr, Winthrop KL, Wagner D; for NTM-NET.
Eur Respir J. 2018 Mar 22;51(3). pii: 1800170.

Two Groups of Cocirculating, Epidemic Clostridiodes difficile Strains Microdiversify through Different Mechanisms.
Murillo T, Ramírez-Vargas G, Riedel T, Overmann J, Andersen JM, Guzmán-Verri C, Chaves-Olarte E, Rodríguez C.
Genome Biol Evol. 2018 Mar 1;10(3):982-998.

Two New Cyathane Diterpenoids from Mycelial Cultures of the Medicinal Mushroom Hericium erinaceus and the Rare Species, Hericium flagellum.
Rupcic Z, Rascher M, Kanaki S, Köster RW, Stadler M, Wittstein K.
Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Mar 6;19(3). pii: E740.

Zika virus epidemiology in Bolivia: A seroprevalence study in volunteer blood donors.
Saba Villarroel PM, Nurtop E, Pastorino B, Roca Y, Drexler JF, Gallian P, Jaenisch T, Leparc-Goffart I, Priet S, Ninove L, de Lamballerie X.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Mar 7;12(3):e0006239.

February

Aethiopinolones A-E, New Pregnenolone Type Steroids from the East African Basidiomycete Fomitiporia aethiopica.
Chepkirui C, Sum WC, Cheng T, Matasyoh JC, Decock C, Stadler M.
Molecules. 2018 Feb 9;23(2).

Biosynthesis of the Klebsiella oxytoca Pathogenicity Factor Tilivalline: Heterologous Expression, in Vitro Biosynthesis, and Inhibitor Development.
von Tesmar A, Hoffmann M, Abou Fayad A, Hüttel S, Schmitt V, Herrmann J, Müller R.
ACS Chem Biol. 2018 Feb 13.

The blackfly vectors and transmission of Onchocerca volvulus in Mahenge, south eastern Tanzania.
Hendy A, Krüger A, Pfarr K, De Witte J, Kibweja A, Mwingira U, Dujardin JC, Post R, Colebunders R, O'Neill S, Kalinga A.
Acta Trop. 2018 Feb 2;181:50-59.

C-Type Lectin Receptor (CLR)-Fc Fusion Proteins As Tools to Screen for Novel CLR/Bacteria Interactions: An Exemplary Study on Preselected Campylobacter jejuni Isolates.
Mayer S, Moeller R, Monteiro JT, Ellrott K, Josenhans C, Lepenies B.
Front Immunol. 2018 Feb 13;9:213.

Cerebrospinal fluid features in adults with enteroviral nervous system infection.
Ahlbrecht J, Hillebrand LK, Schwenkenbecher P, Ganzenmueller T, Heim A, Wurster U, Stangel M, Sühs KW, Skripuletz T.
Int J Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 2;68:94-101.

Characterization and clinical enrichment of HLA-C*07:02-restricted Cytomegalovirus-specific CD8+ T cells.
Schlott F, Steubl D, Ameres S, Moosmann A, Dreher S, Heemann U, Hösel V, Busch DH, Neuenhahn M.
PLoS One. 2018 Feb 28;13(2):e0193554.

Characterization of Clinically Relevant Fungi via SERS Fingerprinting Assisted by Novel Chemometric Models.
Dina NE, Gherman AMR, Chiş V, Sârbu C, Wieser A, Bauer D, Haisch C.
Anal Chem. 2018 Feb 20;90(4):2484-2492.

Correlating chemical diversity with taxonomic distance for discovery of natural products in myxobacteria.
Hoffmann T, Krug D, Bozkurt N, Duddela S, Jansen R, Garcia R, Gerth K, Steinmetz H, Müller R.
Nat Commun. 2018 Feb 23;9(1):803.

Critical challenges and emerging opportunities in hepatitis C virus research in an era of potent antiviral therapy: Considerations for scientists and funding agencies.
Bartenschlager R, Baumert TF, Bukh J, Houghton M, Lemon SM, Lindenbach BD, Lohmann V, Moradpour D, Pietschmann T, Rice CM, Thimme R, Wakita T.
Virus Res. 2018 Feb 28;248:53-62.

Elsinopirins A-D, Decalin Polyketides from the Ascomycete Elsinoё pyri.
Surup F, Pommerehne K, Schroers HJ, Stadler M.
Biomolecules. 2018 Feb 5;8(1).

Evidence for Multiple Sylvatic Transmission Cycles During the 2016-2017 Yellow Fever Virus Outbreak, Brazil.
Moreira-Soto A, Torres MC, Lima de Mendonça MC, Mares-Guia MA, Damasceno Dos Santos Rodrigues C, Fabri A, Cardoso Dos Santos C, Machado Araújo ES, Fischer C, Ribeiro Nogueira RM, Drosten C, Sequeira PC, Drexler JF, Bispo de Filippis AM.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Feb 7.

Examining the Reticulocyte Preference of Two Plasmodium berghei Strains during Blood-Stage Malaria Infection.
Thakre N, Fernandes P, Mueller AK, Graw F.
Front Microbiol. 2018 Feb 20;9:166.

Filling the Gaps in the Kirromycin Biosynthesis: Deciphering the Role of Genes Involved in Ethylmalonyl-CoA Supply and Tailoring Reactions.
Robertsen HL, Musiol-Kroll EM, Ding L, Laiple KJ, Hofeditz T, Wohlleben W, Lee SY, Grond S, Weber T.
Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 19;8(1):3230.

Genomic and phenotypic diversity of Clostridium difficile during long-term sequential recurrences of infection.
Sachsenheimer FE, Yang I, Zimmermann O, Wrede C, Müller LV, Gunka K, Groß U, Suerbaum S.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2018 Feb 21.

Hepatitis B virus DNA integration occurs early in the viral life cycle in an in vitro infection model via NTCP-dependent uptake of enveloped virus particles.
Tu T, Budzinska MA, Vondran FWR, Shackel NA, Urban S.
J Virol. 2018 Feb 7.

High admission prevalence of fluoroquinolone resistance in third-generation cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in German university hospitals.
Rohde AM, Wiese-Posselt M, Zweigner J, Schwab F, Mischnik A, Seifert H,
Gastmeier P, Kern WV; DZIF-ATHOS Study Group.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Feb 27.

High Prevalence of Extensively Drug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii at a Children Hospital in Bolivia.
Cerezales M, Ocampo-Sosa AA, Álvarez Montes L, Díaz Ríos C, Bustamante Z, Santos J, Martínez-Martínez L, Higgins PG, Gallego L.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 Feb 22.

Identification and Characterization of T5-Like Bacteriophages Representing Two Novel Subgroups from Food Products.
Sváb D, Falgenhauer L, Rohde M, Szabó J, Chakraborty T, Tóth I.
Front Microbiol. 2018 Feb 13;9:202.

Immune barriers of Ebola virus infection.
McElroy AK, Mühlberger E, Muñoz-Fontela C.
Curr Opin Virol. 2018 Feb;28:152-160.

In vitro studies of Rickettsia-host cell interactions: Confocal laser scanning microscopy of Rickettsia helvetica-infected eukaryotic cell lines.
Speck S, Kern T, Aistleitner K, Dilcher M, Dobler G, Essbauer S.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Feb 12;12(2):e0006151.

Increased NK Cell Function after Cessation of Long-Term Nucleos(t)ide Analogue Treatment in Chronic Hepatitis B Associates with Liver Damage and HBsAg Loss.
Zimmer CL, Rinker F, Höner Zu Siederdissen C, Manns MP, Wedemeyer H, Cornberg M, Björkström NK.
J Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 17.

Malaria Coinfections in Febrile Pediatric Inpatients: A Hospital-Based Study From Ghana.
Hogan B, Eibach D, Krumkamp R, Sarpong N, Dekker D, Kreuels B, Maiga-Ascofaré O, Gyau Boahen K, Wiafe Akenten C, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Owusu-Dabo E, May J; Fever Without Source (FWS) Study Group.
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 2.

Microporenic Acids A-G, Biofilm Inhibitors, and Antimicrobial Agents from the Basidiomycete Microporus Species.
Chepkirui C, Yuyama KT, Wanga LA, Decock C, Matasyoh JC, Abraham WR, Stadler M.
J Nat Prod. 2018 Feb 28.

Mission impossible: the End TB strategy.
Dudnyk A, Chesov D, Lange C.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Feb 1;22(2):121-122.

Molecular coordination of Staphylococcus aureus cell division.
Lund VA, Wacnik K, Turner RD, Cotterell BE, Walther CG, Fenn SJ, Grein F, Wollman AJ, Leake MC, Olivier N, Cadby A, Mesnage S, Jones S, Foster SJ.
Elife. 2018 Feb 21;7.

The molecular tweezer CLR01 inhibits Ebola and Zika virus infection.
Röcker AE, Müller JA, Dietzel E, Harms M, Krüger F, Heid C, Sowislok A, Riber CF, Kupke A, Lippold S, von Einem J, Beer J, Knöll B, Becker S, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Otto M, Vapalahti O, Zelikin AN, Bitan G, Schrader T, Münch J.
Antiviral Res. 2018 Feb 8;152:26-35.

Multiplex immunochromatographic detection of OXA-48, KPC and NDM carbapenemases: impact of the inoculum, antibiotics and agar.
Saleh A, Göttig S, Hamprecht A.
J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Feb 14.

New records and host associations of the tick Ixodes apronophorus and the first detection of Ehrlichia sp. HF in Romania.
Andersson MO, Radbea G, Frangoulidis D, Tomaso H, Rubel F, Nava S, Chitimia-Dobler L.
Parasitol Res. 2018 Feb 16.

A novel hepatitis B virus species discovered in capuchin monkeys sheds new light on the evolution of primate hepadnaviruses.
de Carvalho Dominguez Souza BF, König A, Rasche A, de Oliveira Carneiro I, Stephan N, Max Corman V, Luise Roppert P, Goldmann N, Kepper R, Franz Müller S, Völker C, Junior Souza de Souza A, Soares Gomes-Gouvêa M, Moreira-Soto A, Stöcker A, Nassal M, Roberto Franke C, Renato Rebello Pinho J, do Carmo Pereira Soares M, Geyer J, Lemey P, Drosten C, Martins Netto E, Glebe D, Felix Drexler J.
J Hepatol. 2018 Feb 8.

Perceptions of Zika virus risk in Germany in 2016.
Obenauer J, Rübsamen N, Castell S, Hoodgarzadeh M, Klett-Tammen CJ, Mikolajczyk RT, Karch A.
Eur J Public Health. 2018 Feb 1;28(1):139-144.

Protection from experimental cerebral malaria with a single intravenous or subcutaneous whole-parasite immunization.
Heiss K, Maier MI, Hoffmann A, Frank R, Bendszus M, Mueller AK, Pfeil J.
Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 15;8(1):3085.

Protein phosphatases at the nuclear envelope.
Sales Gil R, de Castro IJ, Berihun J, Vagnarelli P.
Biochem Soc Trans. 2018 Feb 19;46(1):173-182.

Relapse-free cure from multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Germany.
Heyckendorf J, van Leth F, Kalsdorf B, Olaru ID, Günther G, Salzer HJF, Terhalle E, Rolling T, Glattki G, Müller M, Schuhmann M, Avsar K, Lange C.
Eur Respir J. 2018 Feb 21;51(2).

Rewiring cellular networks by members of the Flaviviridae family.
Neufeldt CJ, Cortese M, Acosta EG, Bartenschlager R.
Nat Rev Microbiol. 2018 Feb 12;16(3):125-142.

The role of 'filth flies' in the spread of antimicrobial resistance.
Onwugamba FC, Fitzgerald JR, Rochon K, Guardabassi L, Alabi A, Kühne S, Grobusch MP, Schaumburg F.
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 26.

Six Heterocyclic Metabolites from the Myxobacterium Labilithrix luteola.
Mulwa LS, Jansen R, Praditya DF, Mohr KI, Wink J, Steinmann E, Stadler M.
Molecules. 2018 Feb 28;23(3).

Spindle-E Acts Antivirally Against Alphaviruses in Mosquito Cells.
Varjak M, Dietrich I, Sreenu VB, Till BE, Merits A, Kohl A, Schnettler E.
Viruses. 2018 Feb 18;10(2).

Survival of children after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma.
Baumann U, Adam R, Duvoux C, Mikolajczyk R, Karam V, D'Antiga L, Chardot C, Coker A, Colledan M, Ericzon BG, Line PD, Hadzic N, Isoniemi H, Klempnauer JL, Reding R, McKiernan PJ, McLin V, Paul A, Salizzoni M, Furtado ESB, Schneeberger S, Karch A; European Liver and Intestine Transplant Association.
Liver Transpl. 2018 Feb;24(2):246-255.

Whole genome sequencing enabled the detection of a colistin-resistant hypermutating citrobacter werkmanii strain harbouring a novel metallo-beta-lactamase VIM-48.
Peter S, Bezdan D, Oberhettinger P, Vogel W, Dörfel D, Dick J, Marschal M, Liese J, Weidenmaier C, Autenrieth I, Ossowski S, Willmann M.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2018 Feb 2.

January

Characterization of Salmonella enterica from invasive bloodstream infections and water sources in rural Ghana.
Dekker D, Krumkamp R, Eibach D, Sarpong N, Boahen KG, Frimpong M, Fechtner E, Poppert S, Hagen RM, Schwarz NG, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Owusu-Dabo E, Im J, Marks F, Frickmann H, May J.
BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 19;18(1):47.

Combinations of registered drugs reduce treatment times required to deplete Wolbachia in the Litomosoides sigmodontis mouse model.
Specht S, Pfarr KM, Arriens S, Hübner MP, Klarmann-Schulz U, Koschel M, Sternberg S, Martin C, Ford L, Taylor MJ, Hoerauf A.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Jan 4;12(1):e0006116.

Comparative genome and phenotypic analysis of three Clostridioides difficile strains isolated from a single patient provide insight into multiple infection of C. difficile.
Groß U, Brzuszkiewicz E, Gunka K, Starke J, Riedel T, Bunk B, Spröer C, Wetzel D, Poehlein A, Chibani C, Bohne W, Overmann J, Zimmermann O, Daniel R, Liesegang  H.
BMC Genomics. 2018 Jan 2;19(1):1.

A Comparison of Aspergillus and Mucorales PCR Testing of Different Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Fractions from Patients with Suspected Invasive Pulmonary Fungal Disease.
Springer J, White PL, Kessel J, Wieters I, Teschner D, Korczynski D, Liebregts T, Cornely OA, Schwartz S, Elgeti T, Meintker L, Krause SW, Posso RB, Heinz WJ, Fuhrmann S, Vehreschild JJ, Einsele H, Rickerts V, Loeffler J.
J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jan 24;56(2).

Complete Genome Sequencing of Acinetobacter sp. Strain LoGeW2-3, Isolated from the Pellet of a White Stork, Reveals a Novel Class D Beta-Lactamase Gene.
Blaschke U, Skiebe E, Kaatz M, Higgins PG, Pfeifer Y, Wilharm G.
Genome Announc. 2018 Jan 11;6(2).

Cysteine-Derived Pleurotin Congeners from the Nematode-Trapping Basidiomycete Hohenbuehelia grisea.
Sandargo B, Thongbai B, Stadler M, Surup F.
J Nat Prod. 2018 Feb 23;81(2):286-291.

Draft Genome Sequence and Annotation of the Obligate Bacterial Endosymbiont Caedibacter taeniospiralis, Causative Agent of the Killer Phenotype in Paramecium tetraurelia.
Zaburannyi N, Grosser K, Gasparoni G, Müller R, Schrallhammer M, Simon M.
Genome Announc

Dynamic landscape of pancreatic carcinogenesis reveals early molecular networks of malignancy.
Kong B, Bruns P, Behler NA, Chang L, Schlitter AM, Cao J, Gewies A, Ruland J, Fritzsche S, Valkovskaya N, Jian Z, Regel I, Raulefs S, Irmler M, Beckers J, Friess H, Erkan M, Mueller NS, Roth S, Hackert T,  Esposito I, Theis FJ, Kleeff J, Michalski CW.
Gut. 2018 Jan;67(1):146-156.c. 2018 Jan 18;6(3).

E3L and F1L Gene Functions Modulate the Protective Capacity of Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara Immunization in Murine Model of Human Smallpox.
Volz A, Jany S, Freudenstein A, Lantermann M, Ludwig H, Sutter G.
Viruses. 2018 Jan 4;10(1).

Ebola virus proteins NP, VP35, and VP24 are essential and sufficient to mediate nucleocapsid transport.
Takamatsu Y, Kolesnikova L, Becker S.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 30;115(5):1075-1080.

Economic burden and cost-effective management of Clostridium difficile infections.
Heimann SM, Cruz Aguilar MR, Mellinghof S, Vehreschild MJGT.
Med Mal Infect. 2018 Feb;48(1):23-29.

Epstein-Barr virus strain heterogeneity impairs human T-cell immunity.
Cirac A, Stützle S, Dieckmeyer M, Adhikary D, Moosmann A, Körber N, Bauer T, Witter K, Delecluse HJ, Behrends U, Mautner J.
Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2018 Jan 27.

EQUAL Candida Score: An ECMM score derived from current guidelines to measure QUAlity of Clinical Candidaemia Management.
Mellinghoff SC, Hoenigl M, Koehler P, Kumar A, Lagrou K, Lass-Flörl C, Meis JF, Menon V, Rautemaa-Richardson R, Cornely OA.
Mycoses. 2018 Jan 11.

Evidence suggests that germline RNF43 mutations are a rare cause of serrated polyposis.
Quintana I, Mejías-Luque R, Terradas M, Navarro M, Piñol V, Mur P, Belhadj S, Grau E, Darder E, Solanes A, Brunet J, Capellá G, Gerhard M, Valle L.
Gut. 2018 Jan 12.

Exposure to previous cART is associated with significant liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients.
Anadol E, Lust K, Boesecke C, Schwarze-Zander C, Mohr R, Wasmuth JC, Rockstroh JK, Trebicka J.
PLoS One. 2018 Jan 18;13(1):e0191118.

FunResDB-A web resource for genotypic susceptibility testing of Aspergillus fumigatus.
Weber M, Schaer J, Walther G, Kaerger K, Steinmann J, Rath PM, Spiess B, Buchheidt D, Hamprecht A, Kurzai O.
Med Mycol. 2018 Jan 1;56(1):117-120.

Glycomimetic, Orally Bioavailable LecB Inhibitors Block Biofilm Formation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Sommer R, Wagner S, Rox K, Varrot A, Hauck D, Wamhoff EC, Schreiber J, Ryckmans T, Brunner T, Rademacher C, Hartmann RW, Brönstrup M, Imberty A, Titz A.
J Am Chem Soc. 2018 Feb 21;140(7):2537-2545.

HBV Bypasses the Innate Immune Response and Does not Protect HCV From Antiviral Activity of Interferon.
Mutz P, Metz P, Lempp FA, Bender S, Qu B, Schöneweis K, Seitz S, Tu T, Restuccia A, Frankish J, Dächert C, Schusser B, Koschny R, Polychronidis G, Schemmer P, Hoffmann K, Baumert TF, Binder M, Urban S, Bartenschlager R.
Gastroenterology. 2018 Jan 31.

Hepatitis E virus replication and interferon responses in human placental cells.
Knegendorf L, Drave SA, Dao Thi VL, Debing Y, Brown RJP, Vondran FWR, Resner K, Friesland M, Khera T, Engelmann M, Bremer B, Wedemeyer H, Behrendt P, Neyts J, Pietschmann T, Todt D, Steinmann E.
Hepatol Commun. 2018 Jan 8;2(2):173-187.

Hepatitis: No cure for hepatitis B and D without targeting integrated viral DNA?
Cornberg M, Manns MP.
Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jan 31.

Hepatocyte-induced CD4(+) T cell alloresponse is associated with major histocompatibility complex class II up-regulation on hepatocytes and suppressible by regulatory T cells.
DeTemple DE, Oldhafer F, Falk CS, Chen-Wacker C, Figueiredo C, Kleine M, Ramackers W, Timrott K, Lehner F, Klempnauer J, Bock M, Vondran FWR.
Liver Transpl. 2018 Mar;24(3):407-419.

N-Acetylmuramic Acid (MurNAc) Auxotrophy of the Oral Pathogen Tannerella forsythia: Characterization of a MurNAc Kinase and Analysis of Its Role in Cell Wall Metabolism.
Hottmann I, Mayer VMT, Tomek MB, Friedrich V, Calvert MB, Titz A, Schäffer C, Mayer C.
Front Microbiol. 2018 Jan 26;9:19.

Orientia tsutsugamushi is highly susceptible to the RNA polymerase switch region inhibitor Corallopyronin A in vitro and in vivo.
Kock F, Hauptmann M, Osterloh A, Schäberle TF, Poppert S, Frickmann H, Menzel KD, Peschel G, Pfarr K, Schiefer A, König GM, Hoerauf A, Fleischer B, Keller C.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Jan 22.

The immunology of hepatocellular carcinoma.
Ringelhan M, Pfister D, O'Connor T, Pikarsky E, Heikenwalder M.
Nat Immunol. 2018 Mar;19(3):222-232.

Influence of demographic changes on the impact of vaccination against varicella and herpes zoster in Germany - a mathematical modelling study.
Horn J, Damm O, Greiner W, Hengel H, Kretzschmar ME, Siedler A, Ultsch B, Weidemann F, Wichmann O, Karch A, Mikolajczyk RT.
BMC Med. 2018 Jan 9;16(1):3.

LACTATEing Salmonella: A Host-Derived Fermentation Product Fuels Pathogen Growth.
Stecher B, Jung K.
Cell Host Microbe. 2018 Jan 10;23(1):3-4.

Limited Evidence for Infection of Urban and Peri-urban Nonhuman Primates with Zika and Chikungunya Viruses in Brazil.
Moreira-Soto A, Carneiro IO, Fischer C, Feldmann M, Kümmerer BM, Silva NS, Santos UG, Souza BFCD, Liborio FA, Valença-Montenegro MM, Laroque PO, da Fontoura FR, Oliveira AVD, Drosten C, de Lamballerie X, Franke CR, Drexler JF.
mSphere. 2018 Jan 31;3(1).

Lipase inhibitor orlistat prevents hepatitis B virus infection by targeting an early step in the virus life cycle.
Esser K, Lucifora J, Wettengel J, Singethan K, Glinzer A, Zernecke A, Protzer U.
Antiviral Res. 2018 Mar;151:4-7.

Mansonella perstans microfilaremic individuals are characterized by enhanced type 2 helper T and regulatory T and B cell subsets and dampened systemic innate and adaptive immune responses.
Ritter M, Ndongmo WPC, Njouendou AJ, Nghochuzie NN, Nchang LC, Tayong DB, Arndts K, Nausch N, Jacobsen M, Wanji S, Layland LE, Hoerauf A.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Jan 11;12(1):e0006184.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Exploits a Molecular Off Switch of the Immune System for Intracellular Survival.
von Both U, Berk M, Agapow PM, Wright JD, Git A, Hamilton MS, Goldgof G, Siddiqui N, Bellos E, Wright VJ, Coin LJ, Newton SM, Levin M.
Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 12;8(1):661.

Rapid Microarray-Based Detection of Rifampin, Isoniazid, and Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Use of a Single Cartridge.
Havlicek J, Dachsel B, Slickers P, Andres S, Beckert P, Feuerriegel S, Niemann S, Merker M, Labugger I.
J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jan 24;56(2).

The Rickiols: 20-, 22-, and 24-membered Macrolides from the Ascomycete Hypoxylon rickii.
Surup F, Kuhnert E, Böhm A, Pendzialek T, Solga D, Wiebach V, Engler H, Berkessel A, Stadler M, Kalesse M.
Chemistry. 2018 Feb 9;24(9):2200-2213.

A simple laboratory algorithm for diagnosis of melioidosis in resource-constrained areas: a study from north-central Vietnam.
Trinh TT, Hoang TS, Tran DA, Trinh VT, Göhler A, Nguyen TT, Hoang SN, Krumkamp R, Nguyen LTN, May J, Doan PM, Do CD, Que TA, Steinmetz I.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Jan;24(1):84.e1-84.e4.

Split Cas9, Not Hairs - Advancing the Therapeutic Index of CRISPR Technology.
Schmelas C, Grimm D.
Biotechnol J. 2018 Jan 5.

Sweep Dynamics (SD) plots: Computational identification of selective sweeps to monitor the adaptation of influenza A viruses.
Klingen TR, Reimering S, Loers J, Mooren K, Klawonn F, Krey T, Gabriel G, McHardy AC.
Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 10;8(1):373.

Time trend of reported cases and publications: hepatitis E in comparison to hepatitis A - D in Germany from 2001 to 2016.
Wehmeyer MH, Hartl J, von Wulffen M, Lohse AW, Pischke S.
Z Gastroenterol. 2018 Jan;56(1):29-35.

Tumor Necrosis Factor-Mediated Survival of CD169(+) Cells Promotes Immune Activation during Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infection.
Shinde PV, Xu HC, Maney SK, Kloetgen A, Namineni S, Zhuang Y, Honke N, Shaabani N, Bellora N, Doerrenberg M, Trilling M, Pozdeev VI, van Rooijen N, Scheu S, Pfeffer K, Crocker PR, Tanaka M, Duggimpudi S, Knolle P, Heikenwalder M, Ruland J, Mak TW, Brenner D, Pandyra AA, Hoell JI, Borkhardt A, Häussinger D, Lang KS, Lang PA.
J Virol. 2018 Jan 17;92(3).

What Is Resistance? Impact of Phenotypic versus Molecular Drug Resistance Testing on Therapy for Multi- and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis.
Heyckendorf J, Andres S, Köser CU, Olaru ID, Schön T, Sturegård E, Beckert P, Schleusener V, Kohl TA, Hillemann D, Moradigaravand D, Parkhill J, Peacock SJ, Niemann S, Lange C, Merker M.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Jan 25;62(2).