Pathogens and Disease

(The median citation count of Pathogens and Disease is 3. 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 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Coronaviruses: a paradigm of new emerging zoonotic diseases134
SARS, MERS and COVID-19: clinical manifestations and organ-system complications: a mini review50
The greater wax mothGalleria mellonella: biology and use in immune studies45
Comparison of SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR on a high-throughput molecular diagnostic platform and the cobas SARS-CoV-2 test for the diagnostic of COVID-19 on various clinical samples43
Hacking the host: exploitation of macrophage polarization by intracellular bacterial pathogens40
Galleria mellonella as an infection model: an in-depth look at why it works and practical considerations for successful application38
The origin of extracellular DNA in bacterial biofilm infectionsin vivo36
Long-term and herd immunity against SARS-CoV-2: implications from current and past knowledge34
Oral bacteria affect the gut microbiome and intestinal immunity34
Ciprofloxacin interferes with Salmonella Typhimurium intracellular survival and host virulence through repression of Salmonella pathogenicity island-2 (SPI-2) genes expression31
Intentional mentoring: maximizing the impact of underrepresented future scientists in the 21st century31
The pathological autopsy of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019) in China: a review27
Transcriptome-based drug repositioning for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)24
Responding and navigating racialized microaggressions in STEM23
TheGalleria mellonellainfection model as a system to investigate the virulence ofCandida aurisstrains22
Positive SARS-CoV-2 RNA recurs repeatedly in a case recovered from COVID-19: dynamic results from 108 days of follow-up21
UtilisingGalleria mellonella larvae for studying in vivo activity of conventional and novel antimicrobial agents21
The enigmatic biology of rickettsiae: recent advances, open questions and outlook21
Microbiology's next top model: Galleria in the molecular age20
Bacillus subtilis RZ001 improves intestinal integrity and alleviates colitis by inhibiting the Notch signalling pathway and activating ATOH-120
Identifying virulence determinants of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Galleria mellonella19
Fungal immunity and pathogenesis in mammals versus the invertebrate model organismGalleria mellonella18
Toxic stress and burnout: John Henryism and social dominance in the laboratory and STEM workforce18
Epstein–Barr virus infection modulates blood–brain barrier cells and its co-infection with Plasmodium falciparum induces RBC adhesion18
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), a newly emerged pathogen: an overview16
Host-directed therapies targeting the tuberculosis granuloma stroma16
Rickettsia-host interaction: strategies of intracytosolic host colonization16
Ehrlichia TRP effectors: moonlighting, mimicry and infection16
A combined subunit vaccine comprising BP26, Omp25 and L7/L12 against brucellosis15
Immunopathogenesis of genitalChlamydiainfection: insights from mouse models15
Activation of cellular immune response in insect model host Galleria mellonella by fungal α-1,3-glucan14
Virulence potential of Rickettsia amblyommatis for spotted fever pathogenesis in mice13
How can we interpret SARS-CoV-2 antibody test results?13
Got mutants? How advances in chlamydial genetics have furthered the study of effector proteins13
Berberine functions as a negative regulator in lipopolysaccharide -induced sepsis by suppressing NF-κB and IL-6 mediated STAT3 activation12
Candida auris:a fungus with identity crisis12
Interaction between Lactobacillus reuteri and periodontopathogenic bacteria using in vitro and in vivo (G. mellonella) approaches12
The silent presence of Mycoplasma hominis in patients with prostate cancer12
Integrating mathematical models with experimental data to investigate the within-host dynamics of bacterial infections11
Antiapoptotic activity of Chlamydia trachomatis Pgp3 protein involves activation of the ERK1/2 pathway mediated by upregulation of DJ-1 protein11
Comparison of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains reveals that Exolysin A toxin plays an additive role in virulence10
The correlation between lncRNAs and Helicobacter pylori in gastric cancer10
Induction of the reactive chlorine-responsive transcription factor RclR in Escherichia coli following ingestion by neutrophils10
Polymicrobial interaction in biofilm: mechanistic insights10
Nonspecific toxicities of Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus dCas9 in Chlamydia trachomatis9
Exploring Galleria mellonella larval model to evaluate antibacterial efficacy of Cecropin A (1-7)-Melittin against multi-drug resistant enteroaggregative Escherichia coli8
Keeping the host alive – lessons from obligate intracellular bacterial pathogens8
Combination of kaempferol and azithromycin attenuatesStaphylococcus aureus-induced osteomyelitis via anti-biofilm effects and by inhibiting the phosphorylation of ERK1/2 and SAPK8
Dynamic gene expression in salivary glands of the cat flea during Rickettsia felis infection8
Immune responses of meningococcal B outer membrane vesicles in middle-aged mice7
Galleria mellonella experimental model: advances and future directions7
Minireview: Epidemiological impact of arboviral diseases in Latin American countries, arbovirus-vector interactions and control strategies7
Galleria mellonella larvae exhibit a weight-dependent lethal median dose when infected with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus7
NIK inhibitor impairs chronic periodontitis via suppressing non-canonical NF-κB and osteoclastogenesis7
Rabies virus matrix protein targets host actin cytoskeleton: a protein–protein interaction analysis7
Toxoplasma-proximal and distal control by GBPs in human macrophages7
Proteomic characterization of a second-generation version of the BCGΔBCG1419c vaccine candidate by means of electrospray-ionization quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry7
Dissecting the Helicobacter pylori-regulated transcriptome of B cells6
Reproductive system infections in women: lower genital tract syndromes6
Hyperglycemia suppresses the regulatory effect of hypoxia-inducible factor-1α in pulmonary Aspergillus fumigatus infection6
Reproductive system infections in women: upper genital tract, fetal, neonatal and infant syndromes6
Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection: is it all about being refractile to innate immune sensing of viral spare-parts?—Clues from exotic animal reservoirs6
Pentadecanal and pentadecanoic acid coatings reduce biofilm formation of Staphylococcus epidermidis on PDMS6
The genus Anaplasma: drawing back the curtain on tick–pathogen interactions6
SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR profile in 298 Indian COVID-19 patients: a retrospective observational study6
Hepatic dysfunction induced by intestinal dysbacteriosis mainly manifests as immunologic abnormity in mice6
In vitro synergistic effects of fluoxetine and paroxetine in combination with amphotericin B against Cryptococcus neoformans6
Invasive candidiasis in Africa, what is the current picture?6
The past, present and future of RNA respiratory viruses: influenza and coronaviruses6
The autophagy-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing strain upregulates KatG to evade starvation-induced autophagic restriction6
Cruzioseptins, antibacterial peptides from Cruziohyla calcarifer skin, as promising leishmanicidal agents6
High-resolution crystal structure of theBorreliella burgdorferiPlzA protein in complex with c-di-GMP: new insights into the interaction of c-di-GMP with the novel xPilZ domain6
Serovar-dependent differences in Hfq-regulated phenotypes inActinobacillus pleuropneumoniae6
Biostatistical prediction of genes essential for growth of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in a human promyelocytic cell line using a random transposon mutant library6
Take my breath away: studying pathogen invasion of the human lung using primary tissue models5
Carbon metabolism snapshot by ddPCR during the early step of Candida albicans phagocytosis by macrophages5
T cell responses toChlamydia5
Identification of immunodominant epitopes on nucleocapsid and spike proteins of the SARS-CoV-2 in Iranian COVID-19 patients5
The importance of mentors and how to handle more than one mentor5
The role of mentoring in promoting diversity equity and inclusion in STEM Education and Research5
Three-dimensional models of the cervicovaginal epithelia to study host–microbiome interactions and sexually transmitted infections5
Comprehensive genome analysis and comparisons of the swine pathogen, Chlamydia suis reveals unique ORFs and candidate host-specificity factors5
Activity of airway antimicrobial peptides against cystic fibrosis pathogens5
GlgA plays an important role in the induction of hydrosalpinx byChlamydia muridarum5
Pyp25α is required for male gametocyte exflagellation5
Antibody responses to collagen peptides and streptococcal collagen-like 1 proteins in acute rheumatic fever patients5
A single-gene approach for the subspecies classification of Mycobacteroides abscessus4
Invasion of the choroid plexus epithelium byNeisseria meningitidisis differently mediated by Arp2/3 signaling and possibly by dynamin dependent on the presence of the capsule4
Chlamydia pneumoniaeandMycoplasma pneumoniaein children with cystic fibrosis: impact on bacterial respiratory microbiota diversity4
Assessment of long-term adverse events regarding different COVID-19 vaccine regimens within an 18-month follow-up study4
The role of bcsE gene in the pathogenicity of Salmonella4
Knockdown of METTL3 inhibits enterovirus 71-induced apoptosis of mouse Schwann cell through regulation of autophagy4
Th17 associated cytokines in sputum samples from patients with cystic fibrosis4
The growing repertoire of genetic tools for dissecting chlamydial pathogenesis4
SARS-CoV-2/human interactome reveals ACE2 locus crosstalk with the immune regulatory network in the host4
Functional inhibition or genetic deletion of acid sphingomyelinase bacteriostatically inhibits Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in vivo4
A single nucleotide polymorphism in an IgA1 protease gene determines Streptococcus pneumoniae adaptation to the middle ear during otitis media4
An effective workshop on “How to be an Effective Mentor for Underrepresented STEM Trainees”4
Repurposing the anti-viral drug zidovudine (AZT) in combination with meropenem as an effective treatment for infections with multi-drug resistant, carbapenemase-producing strains ofKlebsiella pneum4
Vitamin D-induced LL-37 modulates innate immune responses of human primary macrophages during DENV-2 infection4
Cordycepin exhibits anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects against gastritis in Helicobacter pylori-infected mice4
Conditional impairment of Coxiella burnetii by glucose-6P dehydrogenase activity3
Detection and molecular characterization of porcine enterovirus G15 and teschovirus from India3
TheTreponema denticolaDgcA protein (TDE0125) is a functional diguanylate cyclase3
Differential vaccine-induced kinetics of humoral and cellular immune responses in SARS-CoV-2 naive and convalescent health care workers3
Incidence, drivers and global health implications of the 2019/2020 yellow fever sporadic outbreaks in Sub-Saharan Africa3
Mycoplasmadecontamination inChlamydia trachomatisculture: a curative approach3
Carriage of antibiotic resistant bacteria flora and its role in the guidance of clinical decision making3
Transcriptional profiling of Vibrio cholerae O1 following exposure to human anti- lipopolysaccharide monoclonal antibodies3
Analysis of Orientia tsutsugamushi promoter activity3
Association of the prophage BTP1 and the prophage-encoded gene,bstA, with antivirulence ofSalmonellaTyphimurium ST3133
Establishment of a localized acute implant-associated Staphylococcus aureus bone infection model in sheep3
A retrospective cohort study examining STI testing and perinatal records demonstrates reproductive health burden of chlamydia and gonorrhea3