(The H4-Index of Virulence is 30. 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.)
Pathogenicity and virulence of Staphylococcus aureus344
COVID-19 evolution during the pandemic – Implications of new SARS-CoV-2 variants on disease control and public health policies127
The regulation of hyphae growth in Candida albicans105
Pathogenesis and virulence of Candida albicans80
Immune priming: the secret weapon of the insect world79
Autophagy and SARS-CoV-2 infection: A possible smart targeting of the autophagy pathway70
Pathogenesis and virulence of herpes simplex virus63
Pathogenicity and virulence of Clostridium perfringens61
Immune dysregulation and system pathology in COVID-1959
Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) exposure in pet cats and dogs in Minnesota, USA55
Subtilisin-like Pr1 proteases marking the evolution of pathogenicity in a wide-spectrum insect-pathogenic fungus54
Characteristics of asymptomatic COVID-19 infection and progression: A multicenter, retrospective study50
Pathogenicity and virulence of Listeria monocytogenes: A trip from environmental to medical microbiology49
Trehalose and bacterial virulence49
Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae is emerging as an increasingly prevalent K. pneumoniae pathotype responsible for nosocomial and healthcare-associated infections in Beijing, China47
Pathogenicity and Virulence ofLegionella: Intracellular replication and host response43
Maternal-neonatal listeriosis40
Pathogenicity and virulence of Japanese encephalitis virus: Neuroinflammation and neuronal cell damage39
Malate enhances survival of zebrafish against Vibrio alginolyticus infection in the same manner as taurine37
Exosomes cloak the virion to transmit Enterovirus 71 non-lytically36
Development of a TaqMan-probe-based multiplex real-time PCR for the simultaneous detection of emerging and reemerging swine coronaviruses36
Enterovirus 71 induces neural cell apoptosis and autophagy through promoting ACOX1 downregulation and ROS generation36
Transcriptomic analyses reveal comprehensive responses of insect hemocytes to mycopathogen Beauveria bassiana, and fungal virulence-related cell wall protein assists pathogen to evade host cellular de34
A M35 family metalloprotease is required for fungal virulence against insects by inactivating host prophenoloxidases and beyond32
Pathogenicity and virulence of the liver flukes Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola Gigantica that cause the zoonosis Fasciolosis32
Pathogenicity and virulence of Marburg virus32
Therapeutic implications of C. albicans-S. aureus mixed biofilm in a murine subcutaneous catheter model of polymicrobial infection31
Putative determinants of virulence in Melissococcus plutonius, the bacterial agent causing European foulbrood in honey bees31
Wza gene knockout decreases Acinetobacter baumannii virulence and affects Wzy-dependent capsular polysaccharide synthesis30
Functional analysis of seven regulators of G protein signaling (RGSs) in the nematode-trapping fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora30
An Organ System-Based Synopsis ofPseudomonas aeruginosaVirulence30