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  1. Mass drug administration (MDA) with azithromycin is the primary strategy for global trachoma control efforts. Numerous studies have reported secondary effects of MDA with azithromycin, including reductions in ...

    Authors: Harry Pickering, John D. Hart, Sarah Burr, Richard Stabler, Ken Maleta, Khumbo Kalua, Robin L. Bailey and Martin J. Holland

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2022 14:5

    Content type: Research

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  2. The anaerobic, gastrointestinal pathogen Clostridioides difficile can cause severe forms of enterocolitis which is mainly mediated by the toxins it produces. The RNA polymerase inhibitor Fidaxomicin is the curren...

    Authors: Madita Brauer, Jennifer Herrmann, Daniela Zühlke, Rolf Müller, Katharina Riedel and Susanne Sievers

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2022 14:4

    Content type: Short report

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  3. Enterococcus cecorum (EC) is one of the main reasons for skeletal disease in meat type chickens. Intervention strategies are still rare and focus mainly on early antibiotic treatment of the disease, although ther...

    Authors: Jana Schreier, Daniela Karasova, Magdalena Crhanova, Ivan Rychlik, Silke Rautenschlein and Arne Jung

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2022 14:3

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  4. Colon surgery has been shown to modulate the intestinal microbiota. Our objective was to characterize these changes using state-of-the-art next generation sequencing techniques.

    Authors: Mohamed Abbas, Nadia Gaïa, Nicolas C. Buchs, Vaihere Delaune, Myriam Girard, Diego O. Andrey, Jeremy Meyer, Jacques Schrenzel, Frédéric Ris, Stephan Harbarth and Vladimir Lazarevic

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2022 14:2

    Content type: Research

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  5. Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Schwarzengrund (S. Schwarzengrund) is most frequently isolated from commensals humans or poultry. Here we report S. Schwarzengrund strain S16, the first sequenced genom...

    Authors: Seung-Min Yang, Eiseul Kim, Woojung Lee and Hae-Yeong Kim

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2022 14:1

    Content type: Genome Report

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  6. Human noroviruses are the leading cause of sporadic cases and outbreaks of viral acute gastroenteritis in all age groups worldwide.

    Authors: Weihong Li, Hanqiu Yan, Baiwei Liu, Yi Tian, Yanwei Chen, Lei Jia, Zhiyong Gao and Quanyi Wang

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:77

    Content type: Research

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  7. Members of the genus Arcobacter are considered as emerging zoonotic food and waterborne pathogens that cause gastroenteritis and bacteremia in humans. However, the potential risk that Arcobacter species pose to p...

    Authors: Dainius Uljanovas, Greta Gölz, Vanessa Brückner, Audrone Grineviciene, Egle Tamuleviciene, Thomas Alter and Mindaugas Malakauskas

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:76

    Content type: Research

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  8. New technologies like next-generation sequencing have led to a proliferation of studies investigating the role of the gut microbiome in human health, particularly population-based studies that rely upon partic...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. Holzhausen, Maria Nikodemova, Courtney L. Deblois, Jodi H. Barnet, Paul E. Peppard, Garret Suen and Kristen M. Malecki

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:75

    Content type: Short report

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  9. Gut microbiota is closely associated with host health and disease occurrence. Host genetic factor plays an important role in shaping gut microbial communities. The specific mechanism of host-regulated gene exp...

    Authors: Chuyu Pan, Yujie Ning, Yumeng Jia, Shiqiang Cheng, Yan Wen, Xuena Yang, Peilin Meng, Chun’e Li, Huijie Zhang, Yujing Chen, Jingxi Zhang, Zhen Zhang and Feng Zhang

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:74

    Content type: Research

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  10. There are several studies which evaluated the number of infections caused by enteric pathogens, including Clostridioides difficile in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Our aim was to assess the prev...

    Authors: Jolanta Gruszecka and Rafał Filip

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:73

    Content type: Research

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  11. Campylobacter is a genus of bacteria that has been isolated from the gastrointestinal tract of humans and animals, and the environments they inhabit around the world. Campylobacter adapt to new environments by ch...

    Authors: Samuel J. Bloomfield, Anne C. Midwinter, Patrick J. Biggs, Nigel P. French, Jonathan C. Marshall, David T. S. Hayman, Philip E. Carter, Alison E. Mather, Ahmed Fayaz, Craig Thornley, David J. Kelly and Jackie Benschop

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:72

    Content type: Research

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  12. Enterococcus raffinosus is one of the Enterococcus species that often cause nosocomial infections. To date, only one E. raffinosus genome has been completely assembled, and the genomic features have not been cha...

    Authors: Hailan Zhao, Yao Peng, Xunchao Cai, Yongjian Zhou, Youlian Zhou, Hongli Huang, Long Xu and Yuqiang Nie

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:71

    Content type: Genome Report

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  13. COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping across the world. Previous studies have shown that gut microbiota is associated with COVID-19, and operational taxonomic unit (OTU) composed of Blautia genus, Lactobacillus genus,...

    Authors: Changjing Cai, Xiangyang Zhang, Yihan Liu, Edward Shen, Ziyang Feng, Cao Guo, Ying Han, Yanhong Ouyang and Hong Shen

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:70

    Content type: Research

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  14. The increase of inflammation-inducing enterobacteria was recently observed in severe hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) caused by Enterovirus A71 (EV-A71). This study aimed to verify the occurrence of bacterial...

    Authors: Yuya Wang, Kena Dan, Xiaoling Xue, Xiongbo Yang, Xujiao Feng, Qingqing Yang, Jing Yang and Bangtao Chen

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:69

    Content type: Research

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  15. Poultry necrotic enteritis (NE) is an economically important disease caused by C. perfringens. The disease causing ability of this bacterium is linked with the production of a wide variety of toxins. Among them, ...

    Authors: Mudassar Mohiuddin, Weikang Yuan, Zhongfeng Song, Shenquan Liao, Nanshan Qi, Juan Li, Minna Lv, Caiyan Wu, Xuhui Lin, Junjing Hu, Haiming Cai and Mingfei Sun

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:68

    Content type: Research

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  16. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is associated with a reduced risk of developing dyslipidemia and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases. Given that the gut microbiota plays a significant role in cholesterol meta...

    Authors: Eun-Jeong Joo, Hae Suk Cheong, Min-Jung Kwon, Won Sohn, Han-Na Kim and Yong Kyun Cho

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:65

    Content type: Research

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  17. The liver plays an important role in production and metabolism of homocysteine (Hcy), which has been reported to be involved in liver injury. In our previous work, we confirm that Hcy can induce liver injury b...

    Authors: Kun Xiao, Shengchao Ma, Long Xu, Ning Ding, Hui Zhang, Lin Xie, Lingbo Xu, Yun Jiao, Huiping Zhang and Yideng Jiang

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:63

    Content type: Research

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  18. The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) has a tropism for the gastrointestinal tract and several studies have shown an alteration of the gut microbiota in hospitalized infected patient...

    Authors: Flavio De Maio, Gianluca Ianiro, Gaetano Coppola, Francesco Santopaolo, Valeria Abbate, Delia Mercedes Bianco, Fabio Del Zompo, Giuseppe De Matteis, Massimo Leo, Antonio Nesci, Alberto Nicoletti, Maurizio Pompili, Giovanni Cammarota, Brunella Posteraro, Maurizio Sanguinetti, Antonio Gasbarrini…

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:62

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  19. Gas-producing perianal abscess raises the possibility of clostridial infection, with Clostridium perfringens being the most common causative agent, which is highly lethal if untreated timely. As the treatment of ...

    Authors: Yang Sun, Haotian Bai, Ji Qu, Jichao Liu, Jincheng Wang, Zhenwu Du and Linlin Feng

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:61

    Content type: Case report

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  20. Helicobacter pylori (Hp) eradication has been used for many years. Yet, the impact of this eradication on the normal gastric microflora is not well understood. In this study, we explored the effect of eradication...

    Authors: Li-Qi Mao, Yan-Lin Zhou, Shuang-Shuang Wang, Lin Chen, Yue Hu, Lei-Min Yu, Jing-Ming Xu and Bin Lyu

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:60

    Content type: Research

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  21. Through an arsenal of microbial enzymes, the gut microbiota considerably contributes to human metabolic processes, affecting nutrients, drugs, and environmental poisons. Azoreductases are a predominant group o...

    Authors: Sara A. Zahran, Marwa Ali-Tammam, Amal E. Ali and Ramy K. Aziz

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:58

    Content type: Short report

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  22. The burden of Helicobacter pylori-induced gastric cancer varies based on predominant H. pylori population in various geographical regions. Vietnam is a high H. pylori burden country with the highest age-standardi...

    Authors: Trang Hoa Nguyen, Trang Thi My Ho, Thien-Phuc Nguyen-Hoang, Shamsul Qumar, Thuc Tran Dang Pham, Quy Nhuan Bui, Dieter Bulach, Thuy-Vy Nguyen and Motiur Rahman

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:57

    Content type: Research

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  23. Recently, the role of endogenous microbiota and the genotype-microbiota correlation in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) pathogenesis have been highlighted. However, fungi, as the second most prevalent resident...

    Authors: Niusha Sharifinejad, Seyed Hamidreza Mozhgani, Mahmood Bakhtiyari and Elaheh Mahmoudi

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:56

    Content type: Research

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  24. Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is an infectious nosocomial disease caused by Clostridioides difficile, an opportunistic pathogen that occurs in the intestine after extensive antibiotic regimens.

    Authors: Seung Woo Ahn, Se Hee Lee, Uh Jin Kim, Hee-Chang Jang, Hak-Jong Choi, Hyon E. Choy, Seung Ji Kang and Seong Woon Roh

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:55

    Content type: Genome Report

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  25. Innovative research highlighted the probable connection between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and gut microbiota as many autistic individuals have gastrointestinal problems as co-morbidities. This review emph...

    Authors: Laila Al-Ayadhi, Naima Zayed, Ramesa Shafi Bhat, Nadine M. S. Moubayed, May N. Al-Muammar and Afaf El-Ansary

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:54

    Content type: Review

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  26. To comprehensively analyze the risk factors, clinical characteristics, outcomes, and prognostic factors of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) enteritis.

    Authors: Pai-Jui Yeh, Cheng-Tang Chiu, Ming-Wei Lai, Ren-Chin Wu, Chien-Ming Chen, Chia-Jung Kuo, Jun-Te Hsu, Ming-Yao Su, Wei-Pin Lin, Tsung-Hsing Chen and Puo-Hsien Le

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:53

    Content type: Research

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  27. Dysregulated gut microbiota is one of major pathogenic factors in the development of colitis. Dock2 acts as a guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) and activates small G protein RAC1. Our previous study sho...

    Authors: Yuan Xie, Jun Chen, Bing Wu, Tiansheng He, Lu Xie and Zhiping Liu

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:52

    Content type: Research

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  28. Anastomotic failure causes morbidity and mortality even in technically correct anastomoses. Initial leaks must be prevented by mucosal reapproximation across the anastomosis. Healing is a concerted effort betw...

    Authors: Emilie E. Vomhof-DeKrey, Allie Stover and Marc D. Basson

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:51

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  29. A strong and expanding evidence base supports the influence of gut microbiota in human metabolism. Altered glucose homeostasis is associated with altered gut microbiota, and is clearly associated with the deve...

    Authors: A. L. Cunningham, J. W. Stephens and D. A. Harris

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:50

    Content type: Review

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  30. Campylobacter jejuni (C. jejuni) is accountable for more than 400 million cases of gastroenteritis each year and is listed as a high-priority gut pathogen by the World Health Organization (WHO). Although the acut...

    Authors: Chandan Gorain, Afruja Khan, Ankita Singh, Samiran Mondal and Amirul Islam Mallick

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:48

    Content type: Research

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  31. In the wake of emergence of antimicrobial resistance, bioactive phytochemical compounds are proving to be important therapeutic agents. The present study envisaged in silico molecular docking as well as in vit...

    Authors: Padikkamannil Abishad, Pollumahanti Niveditha, Varsha Unni, Jess Vergis, Nitin Vasantrao Kurkure, Sandeep Chaudhari, Deepak Bhiwa Rawool and Sukhadeo Baliram Barbuddhe

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:46

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  32. The prevalence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) among Gram-negative bacteria is alarmingly high. Reintroduction of colistin as last resort treatment in the infections caused by drug-resistant Gram-negative ba...

    Authors: Deepa Karki, Binod Dhungel, Srijana Bhandari, Anil Kunwar, Prabhu Raj Joshi, Basudha Shrestha, Komal Raj Rijal, Prakash Ghimire and Megha Raj Banjara

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:45

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  33. Intestinal epithelial cells are challenged by mycotoxins and many bacterial pathogens. It was previously shown that the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON) as well as Campylobacter (C.) jejuni have a negative impact o...

    Authors: Daniel Ruhnau, Claudia Hess, Barbara Doupovec, Bertrand Grenier, Dian Schatzmayr, Michael Hess and Wageha Awad

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:44

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  34. Amoxicillin-resistant H. pylori strains are increasing worldwide. To explore the potential resistance mechanisms involved, the 3D structure modeling and access tunnel prediction for penicillin-binding proteins (P...

    Authors: Bahareh Attaran, Najmeh Salehi, Bahareh Ghadiri, Maryam Esmaeili, Shadi Kalateh, Mohammad Tashakoripour, Mahmoud Eshagh Hosseini and Marjan Mohammadi

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:43

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  35. Campylobacter jejuni (C. jejuni) infections are of increasing importance worldwide. As a typical mucosal pathogen, the interaction of C. jejuni with mucins is a prominent step in the colonisation of mucosal surfa...

    Authors: De Xi, Lukas Hofmann, Thomas Alter, Ralf Einspanier, Stefan Bereswill, Markus M. Heimesaat, Greta Gölz and Soroush Sharbati

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:42

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  36. Lentibacillus species are gram variable aerobic bacteria that live primarily in halophilic environments. Previous reports have shown that bacteria belonging to this species are primarily isolated from salty envir...

    Authors: Seung Woo Ahn, Se Hee Lee, Hong-Seok Son, Seong Woon Roh and Yoon-E Choi

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:41

    Content type: Genome Report

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  37. Two different types of hypervirulent K. pneumoniae (HvKp), the MLST-11 and serotype K1/K2 strains, have been frequently described in recent studies. Although these two types of strains were described to be HvKp, ...

    Authors: Tsui-Chin Wang, Jung-Chung Lin, Jen-Chang Chang, Ya-Wen Hiaso, Ching-Hsun Wang, Sheng‑Kung Chiu, Chang-Phone Fung, Feng-Yee Chang and L. Kristopher Siu

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:40

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  38. There are geographic variations in the genotypes of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) cagA, vacA, iceA, oipA and dupA. The aim of the study was to investigate the distribution of these genotypes among H. pylori str...

    Authors: Zhijing Xue, Hong Yang, Dongxing Su, Xiangfeng Song, Xin Deng, Changhong Yu, Chunhua Sun, Lihua He, Yuanhai You, Yanan Gong, Dongjie Fan, Lu Sun, Xiurui Han, Ruyue Fan, Maojun Zhang, Xiaomei Yan…

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:39

    Content type: Research

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  39. The urea breath test (UBT) is widely used for diagnosing Helicobacter pylori infection. In the Shenzhen Kuichong People’s Hospital, some UBT findings were contradictory to the histology outcomes, therefore this s...

    Authors: Xiangyu Wang, Shuzhen Zhang, Eng Guan Chua, Yongsheng He, Xiaofeng Li, Aijun Liu, Haiting Chen, Michael J. Wise, Barry J. Marshall, Dayong Sun, Xuehong Li and Chin Yen Tay

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:38

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  40. The classification of natural antimicrobials as potential antibiotic replacements is still hampered by the absence of clear biological mechanisms behind their mode of action. This study investigated the mechan...

    Authors: Igori Balta, Adela Marcu, Mark Linton, Carmel Kelly, Ozan Gundogdu, Lavinia Stef, Ioan Pet, Patrick Ward, Myriam Deshaies, Todd Callaway, Phittawat Sopharat, Gratiela Gradisteanu-Pircalabioru and Nicolae Corcionivoschi

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:37

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  41. Even though the incidence of H. pylori infection among Malays in the Malay Peninsula is low, we observed a high H. pylori prevalence in Sumatra, which is the main residence of Indonesian Malays. H. pylori prevale...

    Authors: Ari Fahrial Syam, Langgeng Agung Waskito, Yudith Annisa Ayu Rezkitha, Rentha Monica Simamora, Fauzi Yusuf, Kanserina Esthera Danchi, Ahmad Fuad Bakry, Arnelis, Erwin Mulya, Gontar Alamsyah Siregar, Titong Sugihartono, Hasan Maulahela, Dalla Doohan, Muhammad Miftahussurur and Yoshio Yamaoka

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:36

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  42. Non-typhoidal salmonellosis remains a pressing public health problem worldwide. Quinolones, particularly fluoroquinolones, are widely used to treat various infections, including non-typhoidal salmonellosis, wh...

    Authors: Sohyun Lee, Nanjoo Park, Sujung Yun, Eunseon Hur, Jiwon Song, Hanna Lee, Yongsug Kim and Sangryeol Ryu

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:35

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  43. Norovirus genotype GII.3[P12] strains have been an important pathogen for sporadic gastroenteritis infection. In previous studies of GII.3[P12], the number of specimens and time span are relatively small, whic...

    Authors: Jianguang Fu, Jing Ai, Changjun Bao, Jun Zhang, Qingbin Wu, Liguo Zhu, Jianli Hu and Zheng Xing

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:34

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  44. Diarrhea remains the leading cause of childhood illness in China. Better understanding of burden and etiology of diarrheal diseases is important for development of effective prevention measures.

    Authors: Hong-Lu Zhou, Theresa Bessey, Song-Mei Wang, Zhao-Jun Mo, Leslie Barclay, Jin-Xia Wang, Can-Jing Zhang, Jing-Chen Ma, Chao Qiu, Gan Zhao, Rong-Cheng Li, Yu-Liang Zhao, Baoming Jiang and Xuan-Yi Wang

    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2021 13:33

    Content type: Research

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