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Bacterial

The best of 2019 – an A–Z of infectious diseases research

Alternatives to antibiotics for drug-resistant gonorrhea – an interview with Jenn Edwards

Group A streptococcus: binding red blood cells to avoid the immune system

Clostridium Difficile Infection

IDWeek: Antibiotics before dental visits are overprescribed and increase the risk of side effects

Transkingdom interactions: elevated levels of fungi observed in Clostridium difficile infection

Is C. difficile forming a new species specialized to hospitals?

E. Coli

Multidrug efflux systems: information on evolution and mechanisms uncovered

E. coli created with world’s first synthetic and redesigned genome

What impact do microbiome metabolites have on EHEC infections?

H. Pylori

Organoids: a new model to study infectious diseases?

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

Are flies a significant method of bacterial transmission?

MRSA

New study reveals how the household environment influences MRSA spread

Novel vaccine candidate for Staphylococcus aureus shows 80% efficacy in mice

MRSA killed by potent bacterial toxin lysostaphin, study reports

Salmonella

Whole-genome sequencing of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi reveals new antimicrobial resistant isolates

Novel models for enteric infections – an interview with the Faherty Lab

Infographic: The burden of foodborne diseases

Tuberculosis

WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine: November’s industry headlines

Harnessing RNA sensors inhibits growth of tuberculosis bacterium

Clinical trial reveals promising tuberculosis vaccine candidate

Fungal

The best of 2019 – an A–Z of infectious diseases research

A peek behind the paper – Shujuan Sun on using existing antibiotics as antifungals

Fungal biofilm morphology impacts disease progression

Aspergillosis

Fungal biofilm morphology impacts disease progression

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

Novel antifungal presents opportunities for treating aspergillosis

Candidiasis

A peek behind the paper – Shujuan Sun on using existing antibiotics as antifungals

Could climate change have contributed to Candida auris emergence?

ASM Microbe: Insights into nosocomial transmission and contamination of Candida auris

Coccidioidomycosis

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

Identification of membrane proteome of Paracoccidioides lutzii and its regulation by zinc

CNS fungal infections

Cryptococcal Meningitis

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

Cryptococcal meningitis – taking a closer look at treatment

Infographic: Fungal infections – the hidden burden

Parasitic

The best of 2019 – an A–Z of infectious diseases research

World Malaria Report 2019: a focus on pregnant women and children

WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine: November’s industry headlines

Helminthic Infections

Conference report – London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research Anniversary Event

ISNTD – Female Genital Schistosomiasis: The most neglected gynaecological disease

Conference report – British Society for Parasitology Autumn Symposium

Malaria

World Malaria Report 2019: a focus on pregnant women and children

WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine: November’s industry headlines

Imaging study reveals how malaria parasites bypass antimalarial drugs

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Mice, introduced by maritime trade, play a key role in Toxoplasma gondii distribution

Diagnostics for human schistosomiasis: the way forward

Visceral leishmaniasis reported to be on the rise in Brazil

Protozoan Infections

World Malaria Report 2019: a focus on pregnant women and children

Imaging study reveals how malaria parasites bypass antimalarial drugs

Have scientists identified how P. falciparum jumped hosts 50,000 years ago?

Viral

The best of 2019 – an A–Z of infectious diseases research

HIV vaccine may be possible through coaxing the immune system to select key antibodies

Measles cases surge, with young children and infants the most at risk

Hepatitis

US FDA warns of serious liver injury linked to hepatitis C drugs: September’s industry headlines

BioMalPar XV: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

Funding received for first Phase III trial of a chikungunya vaccine: June’s industry headlines

Herpes

ASM Microbe: What consequences could lifelong Epstein–Barr virus infection have for the brain?

HR-HPV oral infection rates in England are lower than expected

A peek behind the paper – Lynn Enquist on the lifecycle of alpha herpesvirus