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Introduction The repurposing of non-antibiotic drugs as adjuvant antibiotics may help break antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Statins are commonly prescribed worldwide to lower cholesterol. They also possess qualities of AMR “breakers”, namely direct antibacterial...

["Microbiology","Drugs and Devices","Global Health","Infectious Diseases","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3952
5 citations
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Infant fecal samples are commonly studied to investigate the impacts of breastfeeding on the development of the microbiota and subsequent health effects. Comparisons of infants living in different geographic regions and environmental contexts are needed to aid...

["Biochemistry","Microbiology","Global Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1612
2 citations
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Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 is one of the leading causes of invasive pneumococcal disease. However, this invasive serotype is hardly found in nasopharyngeal asymptomatic carriage and therefore large epidemiological studies are needed to assess the dynamics...

["Genomics","Microbiology","Epidemiology","Global Health","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.903
3 citations
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We demonstrated that the 3-substituted benzothiophene-1,1-dioxide class of compounds are effective inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis growth under aerobic conditions. We examined substitution at the C-3 position of the benzothiophene-1,1-dioxide series systematically...

["Microbiology","Global Health","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.612
2 citations
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This study aimed to characterize Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) strains isolated from human infections in Mongolia. Infection samples were collected at two time periods (2007–08 and 2011) by the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) in Ulaanbaatar,...

["Microbiology","Epidemiology","Global Health","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.176

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