Long-term surveillance of H7 influenza viruses in American wild aquatic birds: are the H7N3 influenza viruses in wild birds the precursors of highly pathogenic strains in domestic poultry?
E Wentworth & Robert G Webster (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - June 17, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Scott KraussKarla M StuckerSeth A SchobelAngela DannerKimberly FriedmanJames P KnowlesGhazi KayaliLawrence J NilesAmanda D DeyGarnet RavenPaul PryorXudong LinSuman R DasTimothy B StockwellDavid E WentworthRobert G Webster Tags: American wild birds Anseriforme avian influenza Charadriiforme H7 highly pathogenic avian influenza surveillance Source Type: research

Urgent development of effective therapeutic and prophylactic agents to control the emerging threat of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)
hibo Jiang (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - June 17, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Lu LuShuai XiaTianlei YingShibo Jiang Source Type: research

Major emerging vector-borne zoonotic diseases of public health importance in Canada
cholas H Ogden (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - June 10, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Manisha A KulkarniLea Berrang-FordPeter A BuckMichael A DrebotL Robbin LindsayNicholas H Ogden Tags: Canada emerging infectious disease Lyme disease prioritization public health vector-borne disease West Nile virus zoonosis Source Type: research

Identification of new compounds with high activity against stationary phase Borrelia burgdorferi from the NCI compound collection
Ying Zhang (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - June 3, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jie FengWanliang ShiShuo ZhangYing Zhang Tags: Borrelia burgdorferi drug screen NCI diversity compound library persisters treatment Source Type: research

Evaluation of zebrafish as a model to study the pathogenesis of the opportunistic pathogen Cronobacter turicensis
Lloyd Vaughan (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - May 27, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Alexander FehrAthmanya K EshwarStephan CF NeuhaussMaja RuettenAngelika LehnerLloyd Vaughan Tags: Cronobacter turicensis pathogenesis zebrafish model Source Type: research

Is mother-to-infant transmission the most important factor for persistent HBV infection?
gwen Cao (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - May 20, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Zixiong LiXiaomei HouGuangwen Cao Tags: hepatitis B virus mother-to-child transmission chronic infection Source Type: research

The role of C5a in acute lung injury induced by highly pathogenic viral infections
Beifen Shen (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - May 6, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Renxi WangHe XiaoRenfeng GuoYan LiBeifen Shen Tags: acute lung injury C5a pro-inflammatory cytokines Source Type: research

A sensitive and specific antigen detection assay for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
Lau & Patrick CY Woo (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - April 22, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yixin ChenKwok-Hung ChanYahong KangHonglin ChenHayes KH LukRosana WS PoonJasper FW ChanKwok-Yung YuenNingshao XiaSusanna KP LauPatrick CY Woo Tags: antigen detection ELISA MERS coronavirus Source Type: research

Serum levels of soluble vascular cell adhesion molecules may correlate with the severity of dengue virus-1 infection in adults
ang & Fuchun Zhang (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - April 22, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Baolin LiaoYangbo TangFengyu HuWeize ZhouXian YaoWenxin HongJian WangXiayi ZhangXiaoping TangFuchun Zhang Tags: dengue virus severe dengue sVCAM-1 cytokines vascular endothelial cells Source Type: research

An H5N1-based matrix protein 2 ectodomain tetrameric peptide vaccine provides cross-protection against lethal infection with H7N9 influenza virus
amp; Bo-Jian Zheng (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - April 8, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ho-Chuen LeungChris Chung-Sing ChanVincent Kwok-Man PoonHan-Jun ZhaoChung-Yan CheungFai NgJian-Dong HuangBo-Jian Zheng Tags: influenza A virus H7N9 M2e peptide vaccine cross protection Source Type: research

Factors responsible for the emergence of arboviruses; strategies, challenges and limitations for their control
A Gould (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - March 25, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Guodong LiangXiaoyan GaoErnest A Gould Tags: arbovirus emergence Source Type: research

Understanding the interplay between host immunity and Epstein-Barr virus in NPC patients
p; Jing Qian (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - March 25, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yong ShenSuzhan ZhangRen SunTingting WuJing Qian Tags: adaptive immunity EBV immune evasion innate immunity NPC Source Type: research

T-cell reprogramming through targeted CD4-coreceptor and T-cell receptor expression on maturing thymocytes by latent Circoviridae family member porcine circovirus type 2 cell infections in the thymus
Enrico Brugnera (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - March 11, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Stefanie KlausmannTitus SydlerArtur SummerfieldFraser I LewisRoseline WeilenmannXaver SidlerEnrico Brugnera Tags: adaptive immune response failure CD4 thymocyte maturation diversion Circoviridae porcine circovirus type 2 pathogenicity dendritic cell feedback in vivo anergy polyclonal negative selection T-helper cell hypo-responsiveness thymic kinetic si Source Type: research

Antibacterial and anti-biofilm activities of thiazolidione derivatives against clinical staphylococcus strains
hiqing Han & Di Qu (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - March 11, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Huayong LiuYanfeng ZhaoDan ZhaoTing GongYoucong WuHaiyan HanTao XuAndreas PeschelShiqing HanDi Qu Source Type: research

Phylogenetic analysis of the major causative agents of hand, foot and mouth disease in Suzhou city, Jiangsu province, China, in 2012–2013
Phylogenetic analysis of the major causative agents of hand, foot and mouth disease in Suzhou city, Jiangsu province, China, in 2012–2013 Emerging Microbes & Infections 4, e12 (February 2015). doi:10.1038/emi.2015.12 Authors: Chao Zhang, Rui Zhu, Yong Yang, Yudan Chi, Jieyun Yin, Xinying Tang, Luogang Yu, Chiyu Zhang, Zhong Huang & Dongming Zhou (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - February 25, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Chao ZhangRui ZhuYong YangYudan ChiJieyun YinXinying TangLuogang YuChiyu ZhangZhong HuangDongming Zhou Tags: CA10 CA16 CA6 co-infection EV71 genetic recombination hand, foot and mouth disease Source Type: research

The diversity of avian influenza virus subtypes in live poultry markets before and during the second wave of A(H7N9) infections in Hangzhou, China
ie & Jingcao Pan (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - February 25, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jun LiXinfen YuXiaoying PuXuhui YangYu KouYinyan ZhouXin QianLi XieJingcao Pan Source Type: research

Strategic measures for the control of surging antimicrobial resistance in Hong Kong and mainland of China
-Yung Yuen (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - February 11, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Vincent CC ChengSally CY WongPak-Leung HoKwok-Yung Yuen Tags: animal antimicrobial consumption antimicrobial resistance directly observed hand hygiene food infection control proactive surveillance sewage Source Type: research

High frequency of the 23S rRNA A2058G mutation of Treponema pallidum in Shanghai is associated with a current strategy for the treatment of syphilis
& Pingyu Zhou (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - February 11, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Haikong LuKang LiWeimin GongLimeng YanXin GuZe ChaiZhifang GuanPingyu Zhou Tags: macrolide resistance Treponema pallidum gene mutation syphilis Source Type: research

‘Supermutators’ found amongst highly levofloxacin-resistant E. coli isolates: a rapid protocol for the detection of mutation sites
‘Supermutators’ found amongst highly levofloxacin-resistant E. coli isolates: a rapid protocol for the detection of mutation sites Emerging Microbes & Infections 4, e4 (January 2015). doi:10.1038/emi.2015.4 Authors: Ahmed Abdel-Fattah Zayed, Tamer Mohamed Essam, Abdel-Gawad Mohamed Hashem & Ossama Mohamed El-Tayeb (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - January 28, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ahmed Abdel-Fattah ZayedTamer Mohamed EssamAbdel-Gawad Mohamed HashemOssama Mohamed El-Tayeb Tags: AcrAB efflux pump DNA gyrase multiplex PCR sequencing QRDR topoisomerase IV Source Type: research

Identification of specific metabolites in culture supernatant of Mycobacterium tuberculosis using metabolomics: exploration of potential biomarkers
ng Yuen & Patrick CY Woo (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - January 28, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Susanna KP LauChing-Wan LamShirly OT CurreemKim-Chung LeeCandy CY LauWang-Ngai ChowAntonio HY NganKelvin KW ToJasper FW ChanIvan FN HungWing-Cheong YamKwok-Yung YuenPatrick CY Woo Tags: biomarkers diagnosis metabolomics Mycobacterium tuberculosis specific Source Type: research

Antibacterial and anti-biofilm activities of thiazolidione derivatives against clinical staphylococcus strains
hiqing Han & Di Qu (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - January 7, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Huayong LiuYanfeng ZhaoDan ZhaoTing GongYoucong WuHaiyan HanTao XuAndreas PeschelShiqing HanDi Qu Tags: antibacterial anti-biofilm activity methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus minimal inhibitory concentration MIC50 Staphylococcus epidermidis Source Type: research

Dengue fever in China: an emerging problem demands attention
iayi Shu (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - January 7, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Xia JinMin LeeJiayi Shu Source Type: research

Identification of 53 compounds that block Ebola virus-like particle entry via a repurposing screen of approved drugs
ng & Adolfo García-Sastre (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - December 17, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jennifer KouznetsovaWei SunCarles Martínez-RomeroGregory TawaPaul ShinnCatherine Z ChenAaron SchimmerPhilip SandersonJohn C McKewWei ZhengAdolfo García-Sastre Tags: Antipsychotics drug repurposing screen Ebola virus Ebola virus glycoprotein estrogen receptor modulator microtubule inhibitor virus entry VP40 Source Type: research

Russian vaccines against especially dangerous bacterial pathogens
ir L Motin (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - December 17, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Valentina A FeodorovaLidiya V SayapinaMichael J CorbelVladimir L Motin Tags: anthrax brucellosis cholera pathogens glanders plague tularemia vaccine Source Type: research

Genesis of avian influenza H9N2 in Bangladesh
& Robert G Webster (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - December 17, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Karthik ShanmuganathamMohammed M FeerozLisa Jones-EngelDavid WalkerSMRabiul AlamMKamrul HasanPamela McKenzieScott KraussRichard J WebbyRobert G Webster Tags: Bangladesh/epidemiology H9N2 subtype/classification influenza virus/genetics molecular sequence data phylogeny viral sequence analysis Source Type: research

Potential impact on kidney infection: a whole-genome analysis of Leptospira santarosai serovar Shermani
& Chih-Wei Yang (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - November 26, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Li-Fang ChouTing-Wen ChenYi-Ching KoMing-Jeng PanYa-Chung TianCheng-Hsun ChiuPetrus TangCheng-Chieh HungChih-Wei Yang Tags: hypothetical proteins Leptospira santarosai leptospirosis repetitive genome whole-genome sequencing Source Type: research

Using convalescent whole blood or plasma as passive immune therapy for the global war against Ebola
Emerging Microbes & Infections 3, e80 (November 2014). doi:10.1038/emi.2014.86 Author: Shan Lu (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - November 19, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Shan Lu Source Type: research

Traditional passive immune therapy for emerging Ebola infection
Emerging Microbes & Infections 3, e81 (November 2014). doi:10.1038/emi.2014.87 Author: Peter J Lachmann (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - November 19, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Peter J Lachmann Source Type: research

Drug susceptibility profile and pathogenicity of H7N9 influenza virus (Anhui1 lineage) with R292K substitution
ohui Zhou, Wenjiang Zhou, Jianqing Xu, Xiaoyan Zhang, Malik Peiris, Yunwen Hu & Zhenghong Yuan (Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections)
Source: Emerging Microbes and Infections - November 12, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Xiaonan ZhangZhigang SongJing HeHui-Ling YenJianhua LiZhaoqin ZhuDi TianWei WangLei XuWencai GuanYi LiuSen WangBisheng ShiWanju ZhangBoyin QinJialin CaiYanmin WanChunhua XuXiaonan RenHaili ChenLu LiuYuqin YangXiaohui ZhouWenjiang ZhouJianqing XuXiaoyan Zh Tags: H7N9 influenza virus neuraminidase oseltamivir peramivir Source Type: research