Microbes and Infection

(The median citation count of Microbes and Infection is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
Pathogenicity and transmissibility of 2019-nCoV—A quick overview and comparison with other emerging viruses513
Is COVID-19 receiving ADE from other coronaviruses?317
The epidemic of 2019-novel-coronavirus (2019-nCoV) pneumonia and insights for emerging infectious diseases in the future242
Measures for diagnosing and treating infections by a novel coronavirus responsible for a pneumonia outbreak originating in Wuhan, China240
Predicting the angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) utilizing capability as the receptor of SARS-CoV-2144
Clinical features of COVID-19 and influenza: a comparative study on Nord Franche-Comte cluster137
Bioinformatic analysis and identification of single-stranded RNA sequences recognized by TLR7/8 in the SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV, and MERS-CoV genomes131
Viral load of SARS-CoV-2 across patients and compared to other respiratory viruses122
Comparative computational analysis of SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein epitopes in taxonomically related coronaviruses101
A preliminary study on serological assay for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in 238 admitted hospital patients93
The potential role of Th17 immune responses in coronavirus immunopathology and vaccine-induced immune enhancement91
Clinical characteristics and co-infections of 354 hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective cohort study89
Covid-19 accelerates endothelial dysfunction and nitric oxide deficiency81
Lessons learned from the 2019-nCoV epidemic on prevention of future infectious diseases77
Arbidol/IFN-α2b therapy for patients with corona virus disease 2019: a retrospective multicenter cohort study66
Could nasal nitric oxide help to mitigate the severity of COVID-19?66
Comparative review of respiratory diseases caused by coronaviruses and influenza A viruses during epidemic season61
Molecular basis of COVID-19 relationships in different species: a one health perspective53
Improved binding of SARS-CoV-2 Envelope protein to tight junction-associated PALS1 could play a key role in COVID-19 pathogenesis51
Bacterial and fungal co-infections among COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit47
Anti-science extremism in America: escalating and globalizing40
Beneficial microbiota. Probiotics and pharmaceutical products in functional nutrition and medicine39
Immunoinformatic analysis of the SARS-CoV-2 envelope protein as a strategy to assess cross-protection against COVID-1939
Characteristics of asymptomatic patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection in Jinan, China38
COVID19 meets the antivaccine movement37
From SARS-CoV to SARS-CoV-2: safety and broad-spectrum are important for coronavirus vaccine development36
Current development of COVID-19 diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics35
Non-synonymous mutations of SARS-CoV-2 leads epitope loss and segregates its variants34
Pneumonia caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis28
Nasopharyngeal microbiome reveals the prevalence of opportunistic pathogens in SARS-CoV-2 infected individuals and their association with host types26
Coxiella burnetii: international pathogen of mystery26
NLRP3 inflammasome activation in COVID-19: an interlink between risk factors and disease severity25
Prolonged viral shedding and antibody persistence in patients with COVID-1919
Does the hygiene hypothesis apply to COVID-19 susceptibility?19
Vaccines for COVID-19: perspectives from nucleic acid vaccines to BCG as delivery vector system19
Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic on common childhood respiratory viruses – An epidemiological study based on hospital data19
Metformin promotes Mycobacterium tuberculosis killing and increases the production of human β-defensins in lung epithelial cells and macrophages18
Chloroquine paradox may cause more damage than help fight COVID-1917
Levels of miR-125a-5p are altered in Mycobacterium avium-infected macrophages and associate with the triggering of an autophagic response17
Cause or effect? The spatial organization of pathogens and the gut microbiota in disease16
Digging the rabbit hole, COVID-19 edition: anti-vaccine themes and the discourse around COVID-1916
Detection of Mayaro virus in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes circulating in Goiânia-Goiás-Brazil15
It is too soon to attribute ADE to COVID-1915
The Pseudomonas aeruginosa HSP90-like protein HtpG regulates IL-8 expression through NF-κB/p38 MAPK and CYLD signaling triggered by TLR4 and CD9115
Management of COVID-19: current status and future prospects15
Complement mediated Klebsiella pneumoniae capsule changes15
Coronavirus vaccine-associated lung immunopathology-what is the significance?14
Predictive factors of mortality in patients treated with tocilizumab for acute respiratory distress syndrome related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)14
Out of the frying pan and into the fire? Due diligence warranted for ADE in COVID-1914
Autophagic induction modulates splenic plasmacytoid dendritic cell mediated immune response in cerebral malarial infection model13
Combination of colistin and tobramycin inhibits persistence of Acinetobacter baumannii by membrane hyperpolarization and down-regulation of efflux pumps12
Porphyromonas gingivalis is a risk factor for the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease via ferroptosis12
The synergistic triad between microcin, colibactin, and salmochelin gene clusters in uropathogenic Escherichia coli12
Transcriptional ups and downs: patterns of gene expression in the life cycle of Toxoplasma gondii12
Pathogenesis and immune response in Brucella infection acquired by the respiratory route12
Calpain regulates CVB3 induced viral myocarditis by promoting autophagic flux upon infection12
The metaeffector MesI regulates the activity of the Legionella effector SidI through direct protein–protein interactions12
Comparative proteomics in the three major human pathogenic species of the genus Sporothrix11
Therapeutic approaches for combating Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections11
COVID-19 vaccine decisions: considering the choices and opportunities11
Retrograde axonal transport property of adeno-associated virus and its possible application in future11
Trypanosoma cruzi extracellular amastigotes selectively trigger the PI3K/Akt and Erk pathways during HeLa cell invasion11
Increased susceptibility to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in a diet-induced murine model of type 2 diabetes11
Increased IL-8 levels in HIV-infected individuals who initiated ART with CD4+ T cell counts <350 cells/mm3 – A potential hallmark of chronic inflammation11
Unraveling Ascaris suum experimental infection in humans10
Intranasal immunization with chitosan microparticles enhances LACK-DNA vaccine protection and induces specific long-lasting immunity against visceral leishmaniasis10
The Forrest Gump approach to preventing severe COVID-19 – reverse the predisposing pro-inflammatory state with exercise10
The fate of house cats during the COVID-19 pandemic10
Direct and indirect effects of microbiota-derived metabolites on neuroinflammation in multiple sclerosis10
The intestinal microbiota: from health to disease, and back10
Enhanced expression of NLRP3 inflammasome components by monocytes of patients with pulmonary paracoccidioidomycosis is associated with smoking and intracellular hypoxemia10
Chlamydia psittaci in fulmars on the Faroe Islands: a causative link to South American psittacines eight decades after a severe epidemic9
Characterization of reduced susceptibility to chlorhexidine among Gram-negative bacteria9
Dihydromyricetin is a new inhibitor of influenza polymerase PB2 subunit and influenza-induced inflammation9
COVID-19: comparative clinical features and outcome in 114 patients with or without pneumonia (Nord Franche-Comte Hospital, France)9
Anti-malarial humoral immunity: the long and short of it9
Direct correlation between Th1 and Th17 responses in immunity to Brucella infection9
SARS-CoV-2 testing in low- and middle-income countries: availability and affordability in the private health sector9
Recurrence of COVID-19 after recovery ? A case series in health care workers, France9
Anti-tuberculosis (TB) chemotherapy dynamically rescues Th1 and CD8+ T effector levels in Han Chinese pulmonary TB patients8
The immunopathogenesis of tuberculous pericarditis8
Substantial induction of non-apoptotic CD4 T-cell death during the early phase of HIV-1 infection in a humanized mouse model8
BFRF1 protein is involved in EBV-mediated autophagy manipulation8
Novel serological biomarker panel using protein microarray can distinguish active TB from latent TB infection8
Could targeting immunometabolism be a way to control the burden of COVID-19 infection?8
The COVID-19 epidemic and other notifiable infectious diseases in China8
Machine learning-based investigation of the relationship between gut microbiome and obesity status8
The microbiota protects against Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia via γδ T cell-neutrophil axis in mice8
The influence of pH on Staphylococcus saprophyticus iron metabolism and the production of siderophores8
Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine modulates macrophage-mediated innate immunity in pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae following influenza7
Low-impact social distancing interventions to mitigate local epidemics of SARS-CoV-27
Airborne infection with Covid-19? A historical look at a current controversy7
Human mesenchymal stem cell based intracellular dormancy model of Mycobacterium tuberculosis7
Modulation of human endogenous retroviruses –H, -W and -K transcription by microbes7
Host poly(ADP-ribose) polymerases (PARPs) in acute and chronic bacterial infections7
COVID-19: disease, or no disease? - that is the question. It’s the dose stupid!7
Phytomelatonin: a potential phytotherapeutic intervention on COVID-19-exposed individuals7
Ripk3 licenced protection against microbial infection in the absence of Caspase1-11 inflammasome7
Prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines against sporotrichosis. Feasibility and prospects7
COVID-19 and Fungal infections: a double debacle7
Time dependent decline of neutralizing antibody titers in COVID-19 patients from Pune, India and evidence of reinfection7
Staphylococcus epidermidis small colony variants, clinically significant quiescent threats for patients with prosthetic joint infection7
Characterization of Brucella abortus S19 as a challenge strain for use in a mouse model of brucellosis7
Galactosaminogalactan secreted from Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillus flavus induces platelet activation7
Patient-derived Enterococcus mundtii and its capsular polysaccharides cause depression through the downregulation of NF-κB-involved serotonin and BDNF expression7
Defined gut microbial communities: promising tools to understand and combat disease6
N-acetyl-cysteine mediates protection against Mycobacterium avium through induction of human β-defensin-2 in a mouse lung infection model6
The attenuation of Th1 and Th17 responses via autophagy protects against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-induced sepsis6
Application experience of a rapid nucleic acid detection system for COVID-196
Factors influencing neutralizing antibody titers elicited by coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines6
Comparative immunogenicity analysis of intradermal versus intramuscular administration of SARS-CoV-2 RBD epitope peptide-based immunogen In vivo6
Messages from the Fourth International Conference on Clinical Metagenomics6
CD38 deficiency up-regulated IL-1β and MCP-1 through TLR4/ERK/NF-κB pathway in sepsis pulmonary injury6
Humoral immune response to Comirnaty (BNT162b2) SARS-Cov2 mRNA vaccine in Thalassemia Major patients6
TREM-1 enhances Mycobacterium tuberculosis-induced inflammatory responses in macrophages6
Xanthenedione (and intermediates involved in their synthesis) inhibit Zika virus migration to the central nervous system in murine neonatal models6
The prebiotic effect of human milk oligosaccharides 3′- and 6′-sialyllactose on adhesion and biofilm formation by Clostridioides difficile – pilot study6
Transient plasma cell dyscrasia in COVID-19 patients linked to IL-6 triggering6
Characteristics of in vitro infection of human monocytes, by Rickettsia helvetica6
Phosphoglycerate mutase affects Stenotrophomonas maltophilia attachment to biotic and abiotic surfaces6
CD27 expression of T-cells discriminates IGRA-negative TB patients from healthy contacts in Ghana6
Potential genes associated with survival of Acinetobacter baumannii under ciprofloxacin stress5
Effects of IgG and IgM autoantibodies on non-infected erythrocytes is related to ABO blood group in Plasmodium vivax malaria and is associated with anemia5
A metagenomic study of the gut microbiome in PTB’S disease5
Clinical and genomic data of sars-cov-2 detected in maternal–fetal interface during the first wave of infection in Brazil5
Schistosoma antigens as activators of inflammasome pathway: from an unexpected stimulus to an intriguing role5
Lycopene attenuates Staphylococcus aureus-induced inflammation via inhibiting α-hemolysin expression5
Cross-reactivity and immunotherapeutic potential of BamA recombinant protein from Acinetobacter baumannii5
SNW1 interacts with IKKγ to positively regulate antiviral innate immune responses against influenza A virus infection5
Sendai virus V protein decreases nitric oxide production by inhibiting RIG-I signaling in infected RAW264.7 macrophages5
The role of sexual dimorphism in susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 infection, disease severity, and mortality: facts, controversies and future perspectives5
Helicobacter pylori pediatric infection changes FcεRI expression in dendritic cells and Treg profile in vivo and in vitro5
Therapeutic interventions and mechanisms associated with gut microbiota-mediated modulation of immune checkpoint inhibitor responses5
Availability of essential diagnostics at primary care public clinics in Peru5
Hypoxia promotes Chlamydia trachomatis L2/434/Bu growth in immortal human epithelial cells via activation of the PI3K-AKT pathway and maintenance of a balanced NAD+/NADH ratio5
Emergency response to the outbreak of COVID-19: the Korean case5
Biogenic silver nanoparticles reduce Toxoplasma gondii infection and proliferation in RAW 264.7 macrophages by inducing tumor necrosis factor-alpha and reactive oxygen species production in the cells5
OmpA of Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 13883 induces pyroptosis in HEp-2 cells, leading to cell-cycle arrest and apoptosis4
COVID19 in America: an October plan4
Heterologous chimpanzee adenovirus vector immunizations for SARS-CoV-2 spike and nucleocapsid protect hamsters against COVID-194
IL-21 is associated with natural resistance to HIV-1 infection in a Colombian HIV exposed seronegative cohort4
Developing and validating a modified enzyme linked immunosorbent assay method for detecting HEV IgG antibody from dried blood spot (DBS) samples in endemic settings4
pspK acquisition contributes to the loss of capsule in pneumococci: molecular characterisation of non-encapsulated pneumococci4
Porphyromonas gingivalis in oral squamous cell carcinoma: a review4
Deceiving the big eaters: Salmonella Typhimurium SopB subverts host cell xenophagy in macrophages via dual mechanisms4
Proteins produced by Streptococcus species in the lower respiratory tract can modify antiviral responses against influenza virus in respiratory epithelial cells4
USP13-mediated IRAK4 deubiquitination disrupts the pathological symptoms of lipopolysaccharides-induced sepsis4
Dirty mice join the immunologist's toolkit4
Therapeutic potential of kaempferol on Streptococcus pneumoniae infection4
Helicobacter pylori acquisition rates and the associated risk factors amongst newlywed couples; a prospective cohort study in Tehran, Iran4
Correlation of adhesion molecules and non-typeable haemophilus influenzae growth in a mice coinfected model of acute inflammation4
Bioluminescence imaging in Paracoccidioides spp.: a tool to monitor the infectious processes4
Regulatory T cells in acute and chronic human Chikungunya infection4
Symposium report: One Health meets sequencing4
A tetravalent Shigella outer membrane vesicles based candidate vaccine offered cross-protection against all the serogroups of Shigella in adult mice4
Impacts of clofazimine on the treatment outcomes of drug-resistant tuberculosis4
Inhibitory effect of hederagenin on Streptococcus pneumoniae pneumolysin in vitro4
Association of complement pathways with COVID-19 severity and outcomes4
Contribution of Complement System pathways to the killing of Leptospira spp.3
Propionibacterium acnes contributes to low back pain via upregulation of NGF in TLR2-NF-κB/JNK or ROS pathway3
The role of glycosylphosphatidylinositol (gpi) anchored proteins in Cryptococcus neoformans3
COVID-19 patients with high TNF/IFN-γ levels show hallmarks of PANoptosis, an inflammatory cell death3
Novel H7N7 avian influenza viruses detected in migratory wild birds in eastern China between 2018 and 20203
Antibiotic susceptibility of human gut-derived facultative anaerobic bacteria is different under aerobic versus anaerobic test conditions3
Prognostic and pathogenic role of CXC motif ligand 16 in sepsis3
Sending signals – The microbiota’s contribution to intestinal epithelial homeostasis3
Characterization and proteome profiling of extracellular vesicles in a murine model of Staphylococcus aureus endophthalmitis3
Clostridioides difficile from Brazilian hospitals: characterization of virulence genes by whole genome sequencing3
Invasion of Serratia proteamaculans is regulated by the sprI gene encoding AHL synthase3
Corrigendum to “Leptospira interrogans infection leads to IL-1β and IL-18 secretion from a human macrophage cell line through reactive oxygen species and cathepsin B mediated-NLRP3 inflammasome activa3
Miller–Fisher syndrome associated with SARS-CoV-2: a case report3
Trypanosoma cruzi extracellular amastigotes engage Rac1 and Cdc42 to invade RAW macrophages3
Tim-3 expression is induced by mycobacterial antigens and identifies tissue-resident subsets of MAIT cells from patients with tuberculosis3
Influenza virus glycoprotein-reactive human monoclonal antibodies3
Salmonella Typhimurium infection causes defects and fastening of Caenorhabditis elegans developmental stages3
TonB systems are required for Aeromonas hydrophila motility by controlling the secretion of flagellin3
Is there a role for herpes simplex virus type 1 in multiple sclerosis?3
Nanomotion technology in combination with machine learning: a new approach for a rapid antibiotic susceptibility test for Mycobacterium tuberculosis3
Investigating immune responses of the house cricket, Acheta domesticus to pathogenic Escherichia coli K13
AroC, a chorismate synthase, is required for the formation of Edwardsiella tarda biofilms3
Evaluation of the relative expression of genes associated with adherence after different hours of co-culture between Streptococcus uberis and MAC-T cells3
Interactions between Cryptosporidium parvum and bovine corona virus during sequential and simultaneous infection of HCT-8 cells3
Coinfection and circulation of chikungunya virus and dengue virus in pediatric patients in Myanmar, 20193
Protective efficacy of mucosal and subcutaneous immunization with DnaJ-ΔA146Ply against influenza and Streptococcus pneumoniae co-infection in mice2
Lessons from an ally: learning from Israel to vaccinate the American people2
Pretreatment of outer membrane vesicle and subsequent infection with influenza virus induces a long-lasting adaptive immune response against broad subtypes of influenza virus2
Combination of baloxavir and oseltamivir for treatment of severe influenza infection in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients: a novel treatment strategy for a high-risk population2
Changes of avian influenza virus subtypes before and after vaccination in live poultry in Nanchang, China from 2016 to 20192
Label-free quantitative proteomics reveals the Steap3-Gm2a axis inhibiting the phagosomal escape of Listeria monocytogenes2
Saccharomyces boulardii prophylaxis for targeted antibiotics and infectious indications to reduce healthcare facility-onset Clostridioides difficile infection2
Effects of chronic Helicobacter pylori strain PMSS1 infection on whole brain and gastric iron homeostasis in male INS-GAS mice2
Comparative virulence of the worldwide ST19 and emergent ST213 genotypes of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium strains isolated from food2
Antigenic diversity of MASP gene family of Trypanosoma cruzi2
The Role of MicroRNA-155 in Chlamydia muridarum Infected lungs2
A massive systematic infection of Encephalitozoon cuniculi genotype III in mice does not cause clinical signs2
Heterogeneous expression of Pil3 pilus is critical for Streptococcus gallolyticus translocation across polarized colonic epithelial monolayers2
Topical application of Lactobacilli successfully eradicates Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms and promotes wound healing in chronic wounds2
Interplay between a bacterial pathogen and its host in rainbow trout isogenic lines with contrasted susceptibility to cold water disease2
Talaromyces stipitatus, a novel agent causing superficial mycosis in a diabetic patient from North India2
Ketogenic diet restrains herpes simplex encephalitis via gut microbes2
IFNL4 rs12979860 polymorphism influences HBV DNA viral loads but not the outcome of HBV infection in Moroccan patients2
Syndecan-4 assists Mycobacterium tuberculosis entry into lung epithelial cells by regulating the Cdc42, N-WASP, and Arp2/3 signaling pathways2
SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody response in vaccinated and non-vaccinated hospital healthcare workers with or without history of infection2
Characterization of peripheral blood mononuclear cells gene expression profiles of pediatric Staphylococcus aureus persistent and non-carriers using a targeted assay2
Psittacosis contagion in 1930: an old story in a new era of zoonotic disease2
Fighting Acinetobacter baumannii infections with the acylase PvdQ2
Had COVID-19 spread in the community before the first confirmed case in Nagasaki, Japan?2
BjussuLAAO-II, an l-amino acid oxidase from Bothrops jararacussu snake venom, impairs Toxoplasma gondii infection in human trophoblast cells and villous explants from the third trimester of pregnancy2
One drug to cure them all2
Deficiency in indoleamine-2, 3-dioxygenase induces upregulation of guanylate binding protein 1 and inducible nitric oxide synthase expression in the brain during cerebral infection with Toxoplasma gon2
Trypanosoma cruzi down-regulates adiponectin expression in mouse adipocytes via the NFAT signaling pathway2
Autoantibodies against red blood cell antigens are common in a malaria endemic area2
Immunization with the basic membrane protein (BMP) family ABC transporter elicits protection against Enterococcus faecium in a murine infection model2
Salmonella-mediated oral delivery of multiple-target vaccine constructs with conserved and variable regions of SARS-CoV-2 protect against the Delta and Omicron variants in hamster2
Complement killing of clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates is serum concentration dependent2
Mycobacterium tuberculosis ketol-acid reductoisomerase down-regulation affects its ability to persist, and its survival in macrophages and in mice2
Genotype 4 HEV infection triggers the initiation and development of acute pancreatitis2
Lipopeptide-based pan-CoV fusion inhibitors potently inhibit HIV-1 infection2
Inaugural nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease education and research conference, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, February 1–2, 20202
Extracellular vesicle-derived miR-1249–5p regulates influenza A virus-induced acute lung injury in RAW246.7 cells through targeting SLC4A12
Epigenetic reprogramming mechanisms of immunity during influenza A virus infection2
HSP-27 and HSP-70 negatively regulate protective defence responses from macrophages during mycobacterial infection2
Role of Escherichia coli endopeptidases and dd-carboxypeptidases in infection and regulation of innate immune response2