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Bacterial

Does dietary zinc intake increase protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae?

First new oral and IV antibiotic with novel mechanism of action approved in nearly two decades

Antacid helps tuberculosis persist in macrophages

Clostridium Difficile Infection

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

C. difficile exposure in infancy may lead to natural immunization in children

C. difficile persists on hospital gowns despite use of disinfectant

E. Coli

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

What impact do microbiome metabolites have on EHEC infections?

Could an insect-derived compound be a new class of antibiotics against Gram-negatives?

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: Cannabidiol found to be active against Gram-positive bacteria

ASM Microbe: Study highlights cell phones as tools for Staphylococcus aureus transmission

ECCMID19: Suvratoxumab completes Phase II for treatment of Staphylococcus aureus in the New Drugs 4 Bad Bugs program

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

Antacid helps tuberculosis persist in macrophages

US FDA approves Pretomanid tablets for drug-resistant tuberculosis

Novel blood test for tuberculosis could also identify high risk of infection

Fungal

Could climate change have contributed to Candida auris emergence?

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

Oral antifungal linked to higher rates of miscarriage

Aspergillosis

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

Novel antifungal presents opportunities for treating aspergillosis

Understanding molecular causes of antifungal resistance in A. fumigatus

Candidiasis

Could climate change have contributed to Candida auris emergence?

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

Can Candida albicans cross the blood–brain barrier?

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 Malaria Cell Atlas provides insights into gene clusters and future treatments

BioMalPar XV: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

Malaria: genomic surveillance detects multi-drug resistance has spread in Asia

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

The Malaria Cell Atlas provides insights into gene clusters and future treatments

BioMalPar XV: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

Malaria: genomic surveillance detects multi-drug resistance has spread in Asia

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

The Malaria Cell Atlas provides insights into gene clusters and future treatments

Malaria: genomic surveillance detects multi-drug resistance has spread in Asia

Transgenic fungus reduces malaria mosquito populations

Viral

BioMalPar XV: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

Polio, picornaviruses and publicizing science – an interview with Vincent Racaniello

Two Ebola treatments prove effective in DRC outbreak

Hepatitis

BioMalPar XV: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

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

FDA rejects Nabriva's antibiotic Contepo for complicated UTIs: May’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