Publikationen 2018


Absence of IL-17A in Litomosoides sigmodontis-infected mice influences worm development and drives elevated filarial-specific IFN-γ.
Ritter M, Krupp V, Wiszniewsky K, Wiszniewsky A, Katawa G, Tamadaho RSE, Hoerauf A, Layland LEParasitol Res. 2018 Jun 22

Analyzing candidemia guideline adherence identifies opportunities for antifungal stewardship.
Mellinghoff SC, Hartmann P, Cornely FB, Knauth L, Köhler F, Köhler P, Krause C, Kronenberg C, Kranz SL, Menon V, Müller H, Naendrup JH, Pützfeld S, Ronge A, Rutz J, Seidel D, Wisplinghoff H, Cornely OA.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jun 13.

Antibodies conjugated with viral antigens elicit a cytotoxic T cell responseagainst primary CLL ex vivo.
Schneidt V, Ilecka M, Dreger P, van Zyl DG, Fink S, Mautner J, Delecluse HJ.
Leukemia. 2018 Jun 20.

The Antiviral Activity of the Cellular Glycoprotein LGALS3BP/90K Is Species Specific.
Lodermeyer V, Ssebyatika G, Passos V, Ponnurangam A, Malassa A, Ewald E, Stürzel CM, Kirchhoff F, Rotger M, Falk CS, Telenti A, Krey T, Goffinet C.
J Virol. 2018 Jun 29

Challenges of convalescent plasma infusion therapy in Middle East respiratory coronavirus
infection: a single centre experience.

Ko JH, Seok H, Cho SY, Ha YE, Baek JY, Kim SH, Kim YJ, Park JK, Chung CR, Kang ES, Cho D, Müller MA, Drosten C, Kang CI, Chung DR, Song JH, Peck KR.
Antivir Ther. 2018 Jun 20.

Chromatin-Remodeling Factor SPOC1 Acts as a Cellular Restriction Factor against Human Cytomegalovirus by Repressing the Major Immediate Early Promoter.
Reichel A, Stilp AC, Scherer M, Reuter N, Lukassen S, Kasmapour B, Schreiner S, Cicin-Sain L, Winterpacht A, Stamminger T
J Virol. 2018 Jun 29

Chronic hepatitis C virus infection irreversibly impacts human natural killer cell repertoire diversity.
Strunz B, Hengst J, Deterding K, Manns MP, Cornberg M, Ljunggren HG, Wedemeyer H, Björkström NK.
Nat Commun. 2018 Jun 11

Comparative genomics reveals phylogeneticdistribution patterns of secondary metabolites in Amycolatopsis species.
Adamek M, Alanjary M, Sales-Ortells H, Goodfellow M, Bull AT, Winkler A, Wibberg D, Kalinowski J, Ziemert N.
BMC Genomics. 2018 Jun 1

Complete Genome Sequence of Streptomyces sp. Strain BSE7F, a Bali Mangrove Sediment Actinobacterium with Antimicrobial Activities.
Handayani I, Ratnakomala S, Lisdiyanti P, Fahrurrozi, Alanjary M, Wohlleben W, Mast Y.
Genome Announc. 2018 Jun 28

Contrasting Timing of Virological Relapse after Discontinuation of Tenofovir or Entecavir in Hepatitis B e Antigen-negative Patients.
Höner Zu Siederdissen C, Hui AJ, Sukeepaisarnjaroen W, Tangkijvanich P, Su WW, Nieto GEG, Gineste P, Nitcheu J, Crabé S, Stepien S, Manns MP, Trépo C, Wedemeyer H, Cornberg M. 
J Infect Dis. 2018 Jun 9

Dephosphorylation of the HIV-1 restriction factor SAMHD1 is mediated by PP2A-B55α holoenzymes during mitotic exit.
Schott K, Fuchs NV, Derua R, Mahboubi B, Schnellbächer E, Seifried J, Tondera
C, Schmitz H, Shepard C, Brandariz-Nuñez A, Diaz-Griffero F, Reuter A, Kim B, Janssens V, König R.
Nat Commun. 2018 Jun 8

Ecological drivers of Hepacivirus infection in a neotropical rodent inhabiting landscapes with various degrees of human environmental change.
Schmid J, Rasche A, Eibner G, Jeworowski L, Page RA, Corman VM, Drosten C, Sommer S.
Oecologia. 2018 Jun 23

Editorial: genotype 3 HCV-who still needs ribavirin in a pan-genotypic era? Authors' reply.
von Felden J, Vermehren J, Schulze Zur Wiesch J, Sarrazin C, Christensen S.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jun

Editorial overview: Antiviral strategies: Virological and immunological basis for HBV cure.
Urban S, Bertoletti A.
Curr Opin Virol. 2018 Jun

Efficacy and Safety of Fosmidomycin-Piperaquine as Nonartemisinin-Based Combination Therapy for Uncomplicated Falciparum Malaria: A Single-Arm, Age De-escalation Proof-of-Concept Study in Gabon.
Mombo-Ngoma G, Remppis J, Sievers M, Zoleko Manego R, Endamne L, Kabwende L, Veletzky L, Nguyen TT, Groger M, Lötsch F, Mischlinger J, Flohr L, Kim J, Cattaneo C, Hutchinson D, Duparc S, Moehrle J, Velavan TP, Lell B, Ramharter M, Adegnika AA, Mordmüller B, Kremsner PG.
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jun 1

Epidemiology and risk factors of peri-implantitis: A systematic review.
Dreyer H, Grischke J, Tiede C, Eberhard J, Schweitzer A, Toikkanen SE, Glöckner S, Krause G, Stiesch M. 
J Periodontal Res. 2018 Jun 7

Evaluation of the Use of Rectal Swabs for Laboratory Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection.
Jazmati N, Kirpal E, Piepenbrock E, Stelzer Y, Vehreschild MJGT, Seifert H.
J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jun 25


Ditse Z, Muenchhoff M, Adland E, Jooste P, Goulder P, Moore PL, Morris L.
J Virol. 2018 Jun 27

[The HIV reservoir in resting CD4 T-cells: Barrier on the road to an HIV cure].
Muenchhoff M, Keppler OT. 
MMW Fortschr Med. 2018 Jun

Human coronavirus OC43 outbreak in wild chimpanzees, Côte d´Ivoire, 2016.
Patrono LV, Samuni L, Corman VM, Nourifar L, Röthemeier C, Wittig RM, Drosten C, Calvignac-Spencer S, Leendertz FH.
Emerg Microbes Infect. 2018 Jun 27

Identification of Aspergillus and Mucorales in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue samples: Comparison of specific and broad-range fungal qPCR assays.
Springer J, McCormick Smith I, Hartmann S, Winkelmann R, Wilmes D, Cornely O, Kessel J, Löffler J, Rickerts V. 
Med Mycol. 2018 Jun 19

Inhibition of Hepatitis E Virus Spread by the Natural Compound Silvestrol.
Glitscher M, Himmelsbach K, Woytinek K, Johne R, Reuter A, Spiric J, Schwaben L, Grünweller A, Hildt E. Viruses. 2018 Jun 2

Interferon-γ interferes with host cell metabolism during intracellular Chlamydia trachomatis infection.
Shima K, Kaeding N, Ogunsulire IM, Kaufhold I, Klinger M, Rupp J.
Cytokine. 2018 Jun 6

The Kaposi Sarcoma Herpesvirus non-structural membrane protein pK15 recruits the class II PI3K Phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate 3-kinase C2 alpha to activate productive viral replication.
Abere B, Samarina N, Gramolelli S, Rückert J, Gerold G, Pich A, Schulz TF.
J Virol. 2018 Jun 27

The knowledge, attitude and practice of health practitioners towards antibiotic prescribing and resistance in developing countries-A systematic review.
Chaw PS, Höpner J, Mikolajczyk R.
J Clin Pharm Ther. 2018 Jun 29

Large Scale Production and Downstream Processing of Labyrinthopeptins from the Actinobacterium Actinomadura namibiensis.
Rupcic Z, Hüttel S, Bernecker S, Kanaki S, Stadler M.
Bioengineering (Basel). 2018 Jun 5

Lelliottia aquatilis sp. nov., isolated from drinking water.
Kämpfer P, Glaeser SP, Packroff G, Behringer K, Exner M, Chakraborty T, Schmithausen RM, Doijad S.
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2018 Jun 22

Letter: impact of HBV genotypes and PC/BCP mutations on serum HBsAg levels in Chinese HBeAg-negative patients.
Chen EQ, Wang ML, Wu DB, Liao J, Tang H. 
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jul

Lysoquinone-TH1, a New Polyphenolic Tridecaketide Produced by Expressing the Lysolipin Minimal PKS II in Streptomyces albus.
Hofeditz T, Unsin CE, Wiese J, Imhoff JF, Wohlleben W, Grond S, Weber T.
Antibiotics (Basel). 2018 Jun 28

MAP3K7 is recurrently deleted in pediatric T-lymphoblastic leukemia and affects cell proliferation independently of NF-κB.
Cordas Dos Santos DM, Eilers J, Sosa Vizcaino A, Orlova E, Zimmermann M, Stanulla M, Schrappe M, Börner K, Grimm D, Muckenthaler MU, Kulozik AE, Kunz JB.
BMC Cancer. 2018 Jun 18

Methylene Blue Treatment of Grafts during Cold Ischemia time Reduces the Risk of HCV Transmission.
Helfritz FA, Bojkova D, Wanders V, Kuklinski N, Westhaus S, von Horn C, Rauen U, Gallinat A, Baba HA, Skyschally A, Swoboda S, Kinast V, Steinmann E, Heusch G, Minor T, Meuleman P, Paul A, Ciesek S. 
J Infect Dis. 2018 Jun 23

MHCflurry: Open-Source Class I MHC Binding Affinity Prediction.
O'Donnell TJ, Rubinsteyn A, Bonsack M, Riemer AB, Laserson U, Hammerbacher J.
Cell Syst. 2018 Jun 12

Multiple-Point Evaluation Algorithms for Enhanced Precision of Pathogen-Specific Cerebrospinal Fluid/Serum Antibody Index Calculation.
Osterman A, Späth PM, Jäger G, Böhm S, Osterman P. 
SLAS Technol. 2018 Jun 1

Onset of symptoms, diagnostic confirmation, and occurrence of multiple infective foci in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection: a look into the order of events and potential clinical implications.
Smit J, Rieg SR, Wendel AF, Kern WV, Seifert H, Schønheyder HC, Kaasch AJ.
Infection. 2018 Jun 14

The Potential for Treatment Shortening With Higher Rifampicin Doses: Relating Drug Exposure to Treatment Response in Patients With Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
Svensson EM, Svensson RJ, Te Brake LHM, Boeree MJ, Heinrich N, Konsten S, Churchyard G, Dawson R, Diacon AH, Kibiki GS, Minja LT, Ntingiya NE, Sanne I, Gillespie SH, Hoelscher M, Phillips PPJ, Simonsson USH, Aarnoutse R. 
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jun 18

TBNET. QT prolongation and cardiac toxicity of new tuberculosis drugs in Europe: A Tuberculosis Network European Trialsgroup (TBnet) study.
Guglielmetti L, Tiberi S, Burman M, Kunst H, Wejse C, Togonidze T, Bothamley G, Lange C; 
Eur Respir J. 2018 Jun 7

Reduction of malaria prevalence after introduction of artemisinin-combination-therapy in Mbeya Region, Tanzania: results from a cohort study with 6773 participants.
Froeschl G, Saathoff E, Kroidl I, Berens-Riha N, Clowes P, Maboko L, Assisya W, Mwalongo W, Gerhardt M, Ntinginya EN, Hoelscher M. 
Malar J. 2018 Jun 26

Response to comment on: Validation of HAV biomarker 2A for differential diagnostic of hepatitis A infected and vaccinated individuals using multiplex serology.
Bohm K, Krause G, Sievers C.
Vaccine. 2018 Jun 22

Review of antimicrobial resistance surveillance programmes in livestock and meat in EU with focus on humans.
Schrijver R, Stijntjes M, Rodríguez-Baño J, Tacconelli E, Babu Rajendran N, Voss A.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Jun

Selection of validated hypervariable regions is crucial in 16S-based microbiota studies of the female genital tract.
Graspeuntner S, Loeper N, Künzel S, Baines JF, Rupp J.
Sci Rep. 2018 Jun 26

Semen inhibits Zika virus infection of cells and tissues from the anogenital region.
Müller JA, Harms M, Krüger F, Groß R, Joas S, Hayn M, Dietz AN, Lippold S, von Einem J, Schubert A, Michel M, Mayer B, Cortese M, Jang KS, Sandi-Monroy N, Deniz M, Ebner F, Vapalahti O, Otto M, Bartenschlager R, Herbeuval JP, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Roan NR, Münch J.
Nat Commun. 2018 Jun 7

Senescence mirrors the extent of liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C virus infection.
Wandrer F, Han B, Liebig S, Schlue J, Manns MP, Schulze-Osthoff K, Bantel H.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jun 4

Sialidase-Inhibiting Antibody Titers Correlate with Protection from Heterologous Influenza Virus Strains of the Same Neuraminidase Subtype.
Walz L, Kays SK, Zimmer G, von Messling V.
J Virol. 2018 Jun 20

Successful direct acting antiviral (DAA) treatment of HCV/HIV-coinfected patients before and after liver transplantation.
Grottenthaler JM, Werner CR, Steurer M, Spengler U, Berg T, Engelmann C, Wedemeyer H, von Hahn T, Stremmel W, Pathil A, Seybold U, Schott E, Blessin U, Sarrazin C, Welker MW, Harrer E, Scholten S, Hinterleitner C, Lauer UM, Malek NP, Berg CP.
PLoS One. 2018 Jun 6

Tuberculosis Specific Interferon-Gamma Production in a Current Refugee Cohort in Western Europe.
Jablonka A, Dopfer C, Happle C, Sogkas G, Ernst D, Atschekzei F, Hirsch S, Schäll A, Jirmo A, Solbach P, Schmidt RE, Behrens GMN, Wetzke M. 
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Jun 14

Validity and reliability of methods to microscopically detect and quantify malaria parasitaemia.
Mischlinger J, Pitzinger P, Veletzky L, Groger M, Zoleko-Manego R, Adegnika AA, Agnandji ST, Lell B, Kremsner PG, Mombo-Ngoma G, Mordmüller B, Ramharter M.
Trop Med Int Health. 2018 Jun 28

Viral dominance patterns in chronic hepatitis delta determine early response to interferon alpha therapy.
Lutterkort GL, Wranke A, Hengst J, Yurdaydin C, Stift J, Bremer B, Hardtke S, Keskin O, Idilman R, Manns MP, Dienes HP, Falk C, Wedemeyer H, Heidrich B.
J Viral Hepat. 2018 Jun 11

Whole-genome sequencing enabling the detection of a colistin-resistant hypermutating Citrobacter werkmanii strain harbouring a novel metallo-β-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 Jun

ZNF341 controls STAT3 expression and thereby immunocompetence.
Frey-Jakobs S, Hartberger JM, Fliegauf M, Bossen C, Wehmeyer ML, Neubauer JC, Bulashevska A, Proietti M, Fröbel P, Nöltner C, Yang L, Rojas-Restrepo J, Langer  N, Winzer S, Engelhardt KR, Glocker C, Pfeifer D, Klein A, Schäffer AA, Lagovsky I, Lachover-Roth I, Béziat V, Puel A, Casanova JL, Fleckenstein B, Weidinger S, Kilic SS, Garty BZ, Etzioni A, Grimbacher B.
Sci Immunol. 2018 Jun 15


Ancient hepatitis B viruses from the Bronze Age to the Medieval period.
Mühlemann B, Jones TC, Damgaard PB, Allentoft ME, Shevnina I, Logvin A, Usmanova E, Panyushkina IP, Boldgiv B, Bazartseren T, Tashbaeva K, Merz V, Lau N, Smrčka V, Voyakin D, Kitov E, Epimakhov A, Pokutta D, Vicze M, Price TD, Moiseyev V, Hansen AJ, Orlando L, Rasmussen S, Sikora M, Vinner L, Osterhaus ADME, Smith DJ, Glebe D, Fouchier RAM, Drosten C, Sjögren KG, Kristiansen K, Willerslev E
Nature. 2018 May;557(7705):418-423.

Antibodies to the Glycoprotein GP2 Subunit Cross-React between Old and New World Arenaviruses.
Amanat F, Duehr J, Oestereich L, Hastie KM, Ollmann Saphire E, Krammer F.
mSphere. 2018 May 2;3(3).

The Antiviral Activity of the Cellular Glycoprotein LGALS3BP/90K is Species-Specific.
Lodermeyer V, Ssebyatika G, Passos V, Ponnurangam A, Malassa A, Ewald E, Stürzel CM, Kirchhoff F, Rotger M, Falk CS, Telenti A, Krey T, Goffinet C.
J Virol. 2018 May 9.

Automated low-flow ascites pump in a real-world setting: complications and outcomes.
Solbach P, Höner Zu Siederdissen C, Wellhöner F, Richter N, Heidrich B, Lenzen H, Kerstin P, Hueper K, Manns MP, Wedemeyer H, Jaeckel E. 
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 May 7.

BaiCD gene cluster abundance is negatively correlated with Clostridium difficile infection.
Solbach P, Chhatwal P, Woltemate S, Tacconelli E, Buhl M, Gerhard M, Thoeringer CK, Vehreschild MJGT, Jazmati N, Rupp J, Manns MP, Bachmann O, Suerbaum S.
PLoS One. 2018 May 8;13(5):e0196977.

Canine Distemper Virus Spread and Transmission to Naïve Ferrets: Selective Pressure on SLAM-Dependent Entry.
Sawatsky B, Cattaneo R, von Messling V.
J Virol. 2018 May 23.

Changes in risk perceptions during the 2014 Ebola virus disease epidemic: results of two consecutive surveys among the general population in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Obenauer J, Rübsamen N, Garsevanidze E, Karch A, Mikolajczyk RT.
BMC Public Health. 2018 May 15;18(1):628.

Changes to taxonomy and the International Code of Virus Classification and Nomenclature ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2018).
King AMQ, Lefkowitz EJ, Mushegian AR, Adams MJ, Dutilh BE, Gorbalenya AE, Harrach B, Harrison RL, Junglen S, Knowles NJ, Kropinski AM, Krupovic M, Kuhn JH, Nibert ML, Rubino L, Sabanadzovic S, Sanfaçon H, Siddell SG, Simmonds P, Varsani  A, Zerbini FM, Davison AJ. 
Arch Virol. 2018 May 12.

Characterization of the phenylglycine aminotransferase PglE from Streptomyces pristinaespiralis.
Osipenkov N, Kulik A, Mast Y.
J Biotechnol. 2018 Jul 20;278:34-38.

The chromatin remodeling factor SPOC1 acts as a cellular restriction factor against human cytomegalovirus by repressing the major immediate-early promoter.
Reichel A, Stilp AC, Scherer M, Reuter N, Lukassen S, Kasmapour B, Schreiner S, Cicin-Sain L, Winterpacht A, Stamminger T.
J Virol. 2018 May 9.

[Chronic hepatitis B and D (delta): Current and future treatments].
Wortmann N, Höner Zu Siederdissen C, Cornberg M.
Internist (Berl). 2018 May 14.

Clinical-grade generation of peptide-stimulated CMV/EBV-specific T cells from G-CSF mobilized stem cell grafts.
Gary R, Aigner M, Moi S, Schaffer S, Gottmann A, Maas S, Zimmermann R, Zingsem J, Strobel J,  Mackensen A, Mautner J, Moosmann A, Gerbitz A.
J Transl Med. 2018 May 9;16(1):124.

Complete Genome Sequencing of the Mouse Intestinal Isolate Escherichia coli Mt1B1.
Garzetti D, Eberl C, Stecher B.
Genome Announc. 2018 May 24;6(21).

Concepts and Methods to Access Novel Antibiotics from Actinomycetes.
Hug JJ, Bader CD, Remškar M, Cirnski K, Müller R.
Antibiotics (Basel). 2018 May 22;7(2).

Convergent Loss of ABC Transporter Genes From Clostridioides difficile Genomes Is Associated With Impaired Tyrosine Uptake and p-Cresol Production.
Steglich M, Hofmann JD, Helmecke J, Sikorski J, Spröer C, Riedel T, Bunk B, Overmann J, Neumann-Schaal M, Nübel U. 
Front Microbiol. 2018 May 8;9:901.

Course of HEV viremia and anti-HEV IgM/IgG response in asymptomatic blood donors.
Kraef C, Schlein C, Hiller J, Westhölter D, Denzer U, Horvatits T, Peine S, Lohse AW, Lütgehetmann M, Polywka S, Pischke S. 
J Clin Virol. 2018 May 29;105:26-30.

Distribution and absence of generalized lesions in mice following single dose intramuscular inoculation of the vaccine candidate MVA-MERS-S.
Langenmayer MC, Lülf-Averhoff AT, Adam-Neumair S, Fux R, Sutter G, Volz A.
Biologicals. 2018 May 11.

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 May;61(5):326-330.
Evaluation of the use of rectal swabs for the laboratory diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection.
Jazmati N, Kirpal E, Piepenbrock E, Stelzer Y, Vehreschild MJGT, Seifert H.
J Clin Microbiol. 2018 May 2.

Forecasting next season's Ixodes ricinus nymphal density: the example of southern Germany 2018.
Brugger K, Walter M, Chitimia-Dobler L, Dobler G, Rubel F.
Exp Appl Acarol. 2018 May 30.

Generation of a novel next-generation sequencing-based method for the isolation of new human papillomavirus types.
Brancaccio RN, Robitaille A, Dutta S, Cuenin C, Santare D, Skenders G, Leja M, Fischer N, Giuliano AR, Rollison DE, Grundhoff A, Tommasino M, Gheit T.
Virology. 2018 Jul;520:1-10.

Group B Streptococci: Declining Incidence in Infants in Germany.
Wicker E, Lander F, Weidemann F, Hufnagel M, Berner R, Krause G.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 May 24.

GvmR - A Novel LysR-Type Transcriptional Regulator Involved in Virulence and Primary and Secondary Metabolism of Burkholderia pseudomallei.
Duong LT, Schwarz S, Gross H, Breitbach K, Hochgräfe F, Mostertz J, Eske-Pogodda K, Wagner GE, Steinmetz I, Kohler C.
Front Microbiol. 2018 May 16;9:935.

High-Throughput Dissection of AAV-Host Interactions: The Fast and the Curious.
Herrmann AK, Grimm D.
J Mol Biol. 2018 May 19.

The Helicobacter pylori adhesin protein HopQ exploits the dimer interface of human CEACAMs to facilitate translocation of the oncoprotein CagA.
Bonsor DA, Zhao Q, Schmidinger B, Weiss E, Wang J, Deredge D, Beadenkopf R, Dow B, Fischer W, Beckett D, Wintrode PL, Haas R, Sundberg EJ. 
EMBO J. 2018 May 3.

Identification of Acinetobacter seifertii isolated from Bolivian hospitals.
Cerezales M, Xanthopoulou K, Ertel J, Nemec A, Bustamante Z, Seifert H, Gallego L, Higgins PG. 
J Med Microbiol. 2018 Jun;67(6):834-837.

The impact of repeated NALC/NaOH- decontamination on the performance of Xpert MTB/RIF assay.
Rachow A, Saathoff E, Mtafya B, Mapamba D, Mangu C, Rojas-Ponce G, Ntinginya NE, Boeree M, Heinrich N, Gillespie SH, Hoelscher M; PanACEA-Consortium. 
Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2018 May;110:56-58.

In Vitro Model of the Gram-Negative Bacterial Cell Envelope for Investigation of Anti-Infective Permeation Kinetics.
Graef F, Richter R, Fetz V, Murgia X, De Rossi C, Schneider-Daum N, Allegretta G, Elgaher W, Haupenthal J, Empting M, Beckmann F, Brönstrup M, Hartmann R, Gordon S, Lehr CM. 
ACS Infect Dis. 2018 May 24.

Inactivated  varicella zoster vaccine in autologous haemopoietic stem-cell transplant recipients: an international, multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Winston DJ, Mullane KM, Cornely OA, Boeckh MJ, Brown JW, Pergam SA, Trociukas I, Žák P, Craig MD, Papanicolaou GA, Velez JD, Panse J, Hurtado K, Fernsler DA, Stek JE, Pang L, Su SC, Zhao Y, Chan ISF, Kaplan SS, Parrino J, Lee I, Popmihajlov Z, Annunziato PW, Arvin A; V212 Protocol 001 Trial Team.  Lancet. 2018 May 26;391(10135):2116-2127.

Incidence and risk factors for relapses in HIV-associated non-Hodgkin lymphoma as observed in the German HIV-related lymphoma cohort study.
Schommers P, Gillor D, Hentrich M, Wyen C, Wolf T, Oette M, Zoufaly A, Wasmuth JC, Bogner JR, Müller M, Esser S, Schleicher A, Jensen B, Stoehr A, Behrens G, Schultze A, Siehl J, Thoden J, Taylor N, Hoffmann C. 
Haematologica. 2018 May;103(5):857-864.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Lee AS, de Lencastre H, Garau J, Kluytmans J, Malhotra-Kumar S, Peschel A, Harbarth S.
Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2018 May 31;4:18033.

Molecular Epidemiology of the HIV Epidemic in Three German Metropolitan Regions - Cologne/Bonn, Munich and Hannover, 1999-2016.
Stecher M, Chaillon A, Eberle J, Behrens GMN, Eis-Hübinger AM, Lehmann C, Jablonka A, Bogner J, Fätkenheuer G, Spinner CD, Wasmuth JC, Kaiser R, Mehta SR, Vehreschild JJ, Hoenigl M.
Sci Rep. 2018 May 1;8(1):6799.

Mutational Analysis of the Bovine Hepacivirus Internal Ribosome Entry Site.
Baron AL, Schoeniger A, Becher P, Baechlein C.
J Virol. 2018 May 16.

Oritavancin: an update.
Flüh G, Seifert H, Kaasch AJ.
Future Microbiol. 2018 Jun 1;13:727-729.

Outcome of anti-viral immunity in the liver is shaped by the level of antigen expressed in infected hepatocytes.
Manske K, Kallin N, König V, Schneider A, Kurz S, Bosch M, Welz M, Cheng RL, Bengsch B, Steiger K, Protzer U, Thimme R, Knolle PA, Wohlleber D.
Hepatology. 2018 May 5.

Overcoming immune tolerance in chronic hepatitis B by therapeutic vaccination.
Dembek C, Protzer U, Roggendorf M.
Curr Opin Virol. 2018 Jun;30:58-67.

Perspectives for personalized therapy for patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
Lange C, Alghamdi WA, Al-Shaer MH, Brighenti S, Diacon AH, DiNardo AR, Grobbel HP, Gröschel MI, von Groote-Bidlingmaier F, Hauptmann M, Heyckendorf J, Köhler N, Kohl TA, Merker M, Niemann S, Peloquin CA, Reimann M, Schaible UE, Schaub D, Schleusener V, Thye T, Schön T.
J Intern Med. 2018 May 28.

Self-resistance guided genome mining uncovers new topoisomerase inhibitors from myxobacteria.
Panter F, Krug D, Baumann S, Müller R. 
Chem Sci. 2018 May 3;9(21):4898-4908.

Serum cytokine responses in Rickettsia felis infected febrile children, Ghana.
Rauch J, Sothmann P, Aldrich C, Hogan B, Owusu-Dabo E, May J, Eibach D, Tappe D.
Med Microbiol Immunol. 2018 May 8.

Social media posts and online search behaviour as early-warning system for MRSA outbreaks.
van de Belt TH, van Stockum PT, Engelen LJLPG, Lancee J, Schrijver R, Rodríguez-Baño J, Tacconelli E, Saris K, van Gelder MMHJ, Voss A.
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018 May 30;7:69.

Staphylococcus aureus blocks insulin function.
Weidenmaier C.
Nat Microbiol. 2018 May;3(5):533-534.

Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection in patients with ventricular assist devices-Management and outcome in a prospective bicenter cohort.
Joost I, Bothe W, Pausch C, Kaasch A, Lange B, Peyerl-Hoffmann G, Flüh G, Müller M, Schneider C, Seifert H, Kern WV, Beyersdorf F, Rieg S.
J Infect. 2018 May 17. pii: S0163-4453(18)30142-7.

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 Jun;18(11):e1700390.

TCR repertoire evolution during maintenance of CMV-specific T-cell populations.
Schober K, Buchholz VR, Busch DH.
Immunol Rev. 2018 May;283(1):113-128.

Treatment Options for Carbapenem-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections.
Fritzenwanker M, Imirzalioglu C, Herold S, Wagenlehner FM, Zimmer KP, Chakraborty T.
Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2018 May 21;115(20-21):345-352.

Use of Capillary Blood Samples Leads to Higher Parasitemia Estimates and Higher Diagnostic Sensitivity of Microscopic and Molecular Diagnostics of Malaria than Venous Blood Samples.
Mischlinger J, Pitzinger P, Veletzky L, Groger M, Zoleko-Manego R, Adegnika AA, Agnandji ST, Lell B, Kremsner PG, Tannich E, Mombo-Ngoma G, Mordmüller B, Ramharter M. 
J Infect Dis. 2018 May 25.

Varying Immunizations With Plasmodium Radiation-Attenuated Sporozoites Alter Tissue-Specific CD8(+) T Cell Dynamics.
Frank R, Gabel M, Heiss K, Mueller AK, Graw F.
Front Immunol. 2018 May 28;9:1137.

Virus entry and its inhibition to prevent and treat hepatitis B and hepatitis D virus infections.
Tu T, Urban S. 
Curr Opin Virol. 2018 Jun;30:68-79.

Whole-genome sequencing enabling the detection of a colistin-resistant hypermutating Citrobacter werkmanii strain harbouring a novel metallo-β-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 Jun;51(6):867-874.


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.


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
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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.
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Improved Pulse Wave Velocity and Renal Function in Individualized Calcineurin Inhibitor Treatment by Immunomonitoring: The Randomized Controlled Calcineurin Inhibitor-Sparing Trial.
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In vivo virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis depends on a single homologue of the LytR-CpsA-Psr proteins.
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Inhibition of Zika Virus Replication by Silvestrol.
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Molecular and serological infection marker screening in blood donors indicates high endemicity of hepatitis E virus in Poland.
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Molecular survey of neglected bacterial pathogens reveals an abundant diversity of species and genotypes in ticks collected from animal hosts across Romania.
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Nannocystis konarekensis sp. nov., a novel myxobacterium from an Iranian desert.
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New nematicidal and antimicrobial secondary metabolites from a new species in the new genus, Pseudobambusicola thailandica.
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Pinpointing recurrent proviral integration sites in new models for latent HIV-1 infection.
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Prevalence and Types of Anemia in a Large Refugee Cohort in Western Europe in 2015.
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Profiling of the anti-malarial drug candidate SC83288 against artemisinins in Plasmodium falciparum.
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Punch biopsies shorten time to clearance of high-risk human papillomavirus infections of the uterine cervix.
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BMC Cancer. 2018 Mar 23;18(1):318.

Rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis by combined molecular and immunological methods.
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[Recommendations for Diagnostics and Therapy of Children with Cancer Presenting with Fever and Neutropenia - Comparison of Two Current Guidelines].
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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.
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Secretion of Hepatitis C Virus Replication Intermediates Reduces Activation of Toll-Like Receptor 3 in Hepatocytes. Gastroenterology.
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Synchronous termination of replication of the two chromosomes is an evolutionary selected feature in Vibrionaceae.
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A targeted LC-MS strategy for low-abundant HLA class I-presented peptide detection identifies novel human papillomavirus T-cell epitopes.
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Tick-borne pathogens in tick species infesting humans in Sibiu County, central Romania.
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Treatment outcome definitions in nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease: an NTM-NET consensus statement.
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Eur Respir J. 2018 Mar 22;51(3). pii: 1800170.

Two Groups of Cocirculating, Epidemic Clostridiodes difficile Strains Microdiversify through Different Mechanisms.
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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.
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Zika virus epidemiology in Bolivia: A seroprevalence study in volunteer blood donors.
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Aethiopinolones A-E, New Pregnenolone Type Steroids from the East African Basidiomycete Fomitiporia aethiopica.
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Biosynthesis of the Klebsiella oxytoca Pathogenicity Factor Tilivalline: Heterologous Expression, in Vitro Biosynthesis, and Inhibitor Development.
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The blackfly vectors and transmission of Onchocerca volvulus in Mahenge, south eastern Tanzania.
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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.
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Characterization and clinical enrichment of HLA-C*07:02-restricted Cytomegalovirus-specific CD8+ T cells.
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Characterization of Clinically Relevant Fungi via SERS Fingerprinting Assisted by Novel Chemometric Models.
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Critical challenges and emerging opportunities in hepatitis C virus research in an era of potent antiviral therapy: Considerations for scientists and funding agencies.
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Elsinopirins A-D, Decalin Polyketides from the Ascomycete Elsinoё pyri.
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Evidence for Multiple Sylvatic Transmission Cycles During the 2016-2017 Yellow Fever Virus Outbreak, Brazil.
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Examining the Reticulocyte Preference of Two Plasmodium berghei Strains during Blood-Stage Malaria Infection.
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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.
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High Prevalence of Extensively Drug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii at a Children Hospital in Bolivia.
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Identification and Characterization of T5-Like Bacteriophages Representing Two Novel Subgroups from Food Products.
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In vitro studies of Rickettsia-host cell interactions: Confocal laser scanning microscopy of Rickettsia helvetica-infected eukaryotic cell lines.
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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.
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Malaria Coinfections in Febrile Pediatric Inpatients: A Hospital-Based Study From Ghana.
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Microporenic Acids A-G, Biofilm Inhibitors, and Antimicrobial Agents from the Basidiomycete Microporus Species.
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Mission impossible: the End TB strategy.
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The molecular tweezer CLR01 inhibits Ebola and Zika virus infection.
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Multiplex immunochromatographic detection of OXA-48, KPC and NDM carbapenemases: impact of the inoculum, antibiotics and agar.
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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.
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A novel hepatitis B virus species discovered in capuchin monkeys sheds new light on the evolution of primate hepadnaviruses.
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Perceptions of Zika virus risk in Germany in 2016.
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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.
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Relapse-free cure from multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Germany.
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The role of 'filth flies' in the spread of antimicrobial resistance.
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Six Heterocyclic Metabolites from the Myxobacterium Labilithrix luteola.
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Spindle-E Acts Antivirally Against Alphaviruses in Mosquito Cells.
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Survival of children after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma.
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Whole genome sequencing enabled the detection of a colistin-resistant hypermutating citrobacter werkmanii strain harbouring a novel metallo-beta-lactamase VIM-48.
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Characterization of Salmonella enterica from invasive bloodstream infections and water sources in rural Ghana.
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Combinations of registered drugs reduce treatment times required to deplete Wolbachia in the Litomosoides sigmodontis mouse model.
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Comparative genome and phenotypic analysis of three Clostridioides difficile strains isolated from a single patient provide insight into multiple infection of C. difficile.
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A Comparison of Aspergillus and Mucorales PCR Testing of Different Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Fractions from Patients with Suspected Invasive Pulmonary Fungal Disease.
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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.
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Cysteine-Derived Pleurotin Congeners from the Nematode-Trapping Basidiomycete Hohenbuehelia grisea.
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Draft Genome Sequence and Annotation of the Obligate Bacterial Endosymbiont Caedibacter taeniospiralis, Causative Agent of the Killer Phenotype in Paramecium tetraurelia.
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EQUAL Candida Score: An ECMM score derived from current guidelines to measure QUAlity of Clinical Candidaemia Management.
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Evidence suggests that germline RNF43 mutations are a rare cause of serrated polyposis.
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FunResDB-A web resource for genotypic susceptibility testing of Aspergillus fumigatus.
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HBV Bypasses the Innate Immune Response and Does not Protect HCV From Antiviral Activity of Interferon.
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Hepatitis: No cure for hepatitis B and D without targeting integrated viral DNA?
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Hepatocyte-induced CD4(+) T cell alloresponse is associated with major histocompatibility complex class II up-regulation on hepatocytes and suppressible by regulatory T cells.
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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.
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Orientia tsutsugamushi is highly susceptible to the RNA polymerase switch region inhibitor Corallopyronin A in vitro and in vivo.
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The immunology of hepatocellular carcinoma.
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Influence of demographic changes on the impact of vaccination against varicella and herpes zoster in Germany - a mathematical modelling study.
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BMC Med. 2018 Jan 9;16(1):3.

LACTATEing Salmonella: A Host-Derived Fermentation Product Fuels Pathogen Growth.
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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.
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Lipase inhibitor orlistat prevents hepatitis B virus infection by targeting an early step in the virus life cycle.
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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.
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Jan 11;12(1):e0006184.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Exploits a Molecular Off Switch of the Immune System for Intracellular Survival.
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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.
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J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jan 24;56(2).

The Rickiols: 20-, 22-, and 24-membered Macrolides from the Ascomycete Hypoxylon rickii.
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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.
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Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Jan;24(1):84.e1-84.e4.

Split Cas9, Not Hairs - Advancing the Therapeutic Index of CRISPR Technology.
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Sweep Dynamics (SD) plots: Computational identification of selective sweeps to monitor the adaptation of influenza A viruses.
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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.
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Tumor Necrosis Factor-Mediated Survival of CD169(+) Cells Promotes Immune Activation during Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infection.
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What Is Resistance? Impact of Phenotypic versus Molecular Drug Resistance Testing on Therapy for Multi- and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis.
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