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Drug Resistance and Novel Antimicrobial Agents

Guest Editor: Ying Zhang (Johns Hopkins University, USA)

In this Special Topic we provide papers on antimicrobial resistance in all medically relevant bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi including epidemiology and surveillance of resistant microbes, mechanisms of action and resistance, detection of resistance, treatment practice and strategies, and new drug development.

Emerging Microbes & Infections

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Title Author Article Type
Sequence type 8 as an emerging clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus causing bloodstream infections in Taiwan P.-Y. Chen, Y.-C. Chuang, J.-T. Wang et al Research Article
Ser253Leu substitution in PmrB contributes to colistin resistance in clinical Acinetobacter nosocomialis Y.-S. Yang, W.-Y. Jeng, Y.-Ts. Lee et al Research Article
Shigella sonnei, an emerging multidrug-resistant sexually transmitted pathogen in Franche-Comté, France S. Zayet, T. Klopfenstein, A. Pierron et al Letter
Novel tigecycline resistance mechanisms in Acinetobacter baumannii mediated by mutations in adeS, rpoB and rrf X. Hua, J. He, J. Wang et al Research Article
Resistance evolution of hypervirulent carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae ST11 during treatment with tigecycline and polymyxin X. Jin, Q. Chen, F. Shen et al Original Article
CqsA/LuxS-HapR Quorum sensing circuit modulates type VI secretion system VflT6SS2 in Vibrio fluvialis X. Liu, J. Pan, H. Gao et al Original Article
An IncP-2 plasmid sublineage associated with dissemination of blaIMP-45 among carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa X. Zhanga, L. Wanga, D. Lia et al Original Article
Trends of pulmonary fungal infections from 2013 to 2019: an AI-based real-world observational study in Guangzhou, China Z. Li, Y. Li, Y. Chen et al Original Article
Insights into the mechanism regulating the differential expression of the P28-OMP outer membrane proteins in obligatory intracellular pathogen Ehrlichia chaffeensis N. Duana, X. Maa, H. Cuia et al Original Article
Characterization of an NDM-5-producing hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae sequence type 65 clone from a lung transplant recipient J. Zhaoa, Y. Zhanga, Y. Fana et al Letter
Prevalence and transmission characteristics of Listeria species from ruminants in farm and slaughtering environments in China Q. Zhao, P. Hua, Q. Li et al Original Article
Prevalence and risk analysis of mobile colistin resistance and extended-spectrum β-lactamase genes carriage in pet dogs and their owners: a population based cross-sectional study L. Lei, Y. Wang, J. He et al Original Article
Increasing prevalence of hypervirulent ST5 methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus subtype poses a serious clinical threat Y. Jian, L. Zhao, N. Zhao et al Original Article


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