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Bacterial

Organoids: a new model to study infectious diseases?

Scientists set their sights on a new syphilis vaccine

ASM Microbe: Genetic analysis used to show transfer of carbapenem resistance

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Organoids: a new model to study infectious diseases?

Microbiome therapeutics – the pipeline for C. difficile infection

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

E. Coli

ASM Microbe: Genetic analysis used to show transfer of carbapenem resistance

ASM Microbe: High prevalence of colistin-resistant E. coli discovered in rural Vietnam

ASM Microbe: Understanding antibiotic resistance in waterways

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

ASM Microbe: How do bacteria ‘eat’ bone to sustain invasive infection?

Are shortages of NHS staff promoting the transmission of resistant infections?

First WHO data reveals high levels of antibiotic resistance worldwide

Salmonella

Organoids: a new model to study infectious diseases?

Creating equal access to vaccines – an interview with Gavi CEO, Seth Berkley

First WHO data reveals high levels of antibiotic resistance worldwide

Tuberculosis

A peek behind the paper – better than a pound of cure; steps to prevent multidrug resistant tuberculosis in adults and children

In focus: Tuberculosis

N-TB – first-of-kind app launched for nutritional assessment and counselling of tuberculosis patients

Fungal

ECCMID18: Multi-use thermometers linked to large UK Candida auris outbreak

Cidara Therapeutics report positive topline results released from STRIVE trial of lead antifungal

The Microbe Directory – an interview with Heba Shaaban and David Westfall

Aspergillosis

Novel antifungal presents opportunities for treating aspergillosis

Understanding molecular causes of antifungal resistance in A. fumigatus

From Aspergillus to antifungal resistance – an interview with Cornelia Lass-Flörl

Candidiasis

ECCMID18: Multi-use thermometers linked to large UK Candida auris outbreak

Cidara Therapeutics report positive topline results released from STRIVE trial of lead antifungal

Panellist Picks 2017 – the favorite papers of our Expert panel

Coccidioidomycosis

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

CNS fungal infections

Coccidioidomycosis – an update on current clinical trials

Cryptococcal Meningitis

Cryptococcal meningitis – taking a closer look at treatment

Infographic: Fungal infections – the hidden burden

CNS fungal infections

Parasitic

Organoids: a new model to study infectious diseases?

Paraguay achieves malaria-free certification from the WHO

Rabies: An ancient relic overdue for elimination thrives amongst the neglected tropical diseases

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

Paraguay achieves malaria-free certification from the WHO

Liver and bone marrow discovered as reservoirs for P. vivax

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Rabies: An ancient relic overdue for elimination thrives amongst the neglected tropical diseases

New point-of-care diagnostics for syphilis and yaws evaluated

Drug development for neglected tropical diseases with BIO Ventures for Global Health

Protozoan Infections

Organoids: a new model to study infectious diseases?

Liver and bone marrow discovered as reservoirs for P. vivax

Is multi-drug resistant malaria spreading quicker than anticipated?

Viral

Do viruses play a role in Alzheimer's disease?

A peek behind the paper – Peter Barlow on antivirals for human rhinovirus infections

What can MinION sequencing uncover about hepatitis B virus?

Hepatitis

What can MinION sequencing uncover about hepatitis B virus?

A peek behind the paper – Geoffrey Dusheiko on the current and future directions of management of hepatitis B

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

Herpes

Do viruses play a role in Alzheimer's disease?

Preventing neonatal herpes infections through maternal immunization

YTHDF2 protein could help prevent viral infections associated with cancer