PJM 2022 vol. 71

PJM 71 (1) 2022

MINIREVIEWS

Should bacteriophages be classified as parasites or predators?
WĘGRZYN G.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):3-9. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-005

Impact of primary and secondary bile acids on Clostridioides difficile infection
ŁUKAWSKA A., MULAK A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):11-18. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-007

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Vaginal secretion epithelium count as a prognostic indicator of high abundance of ureaplasmas in women with a normal Nugent score
BIERNAT-SUDOLSKA M., TALAGA-ĆWIERTNIA K., GAJDA P.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):19-26. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-001

Genetic polymorphisms of Pneumocystis jirovecii in HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients in northern China
XUE T., DU W.-Q., DAI W.-J., LI Y.-S., WANG S.-F., WANG J.-L., ZHANG X.-R.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):27-34. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-002

The relation between host TLR9 -1486T/C, rs187084 gene polymorphisms and Helicobacter pylori cagA, sodB, hsp60, and vacA virulence genes among gastric cancer patients
SULTAN A.M., SHENOUDA R., SULTAN A.M., SHEHTA A., NABIEL Y.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):35-42. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-003

A salt-tolerant Streptomyces paradoxus D2-8 from rhizosphere soil of Phragmites communis augments soybean tolerance to soda saline-alkali stress
GAO Y., HAN Y., LI X., LI M., WANG C., LI Z., WANG Y., WANG W.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):43-53. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-006
[Supplementary materials]

Cell surface glycosaminoglycans as receptors for adhesion of Candida spp. to corneal cells
ORDIALES H., ALCALDE I., VÁZQUEZ F., MERAYO-LLOVES J., QUIRÓS L.M., CUETO C.M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):55-62. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-008

The characteristics and function of internalin G in Listeria monocytogenes
GOU H., LIU Y., SHI W., NAN J., WANG C., SUN Y., CAO Q., WEI H., SONG C., TIAN C., WEI Y., XUE H.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):63-71. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-009

Detection by whole-genome sequencing of a novel metallo-β-lactamase produced by Wautersiella falsenii causing urinary tract infection in Tunisia
MAAROUFI R., DZIRI O., HADJADJ L., DIENE S.M., ROLAIN J.-M., CHOUCHANI C.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):73-81. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-010

Screening of mcr-1 among gram-negative bacteria from different clinical samples from ICU patients in Alexandria, Egypt: one-year study
ELBARADEI A., SAYEDAHMED M.S., EL-SAWAF G., SHAWKY S.M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):83-90. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-011
[Supplementary materials]

Evaluation of the probiotic potential of Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. indicus WDS-7 isolated from Chinese traditional fermented buffalo milk in vitro
WU C., DAI C., TONG L., LV H., ZHOU X.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):91-105. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-012

Monitoring multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections in the neurosurgery ICU using a real-time surveillance system
ZHU Y., NI M., FANG X., LEI T., SUN Y., DING R., HU X., BIAN C.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):107-114. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-013

Expression level of the mip, pmp18D, and ompA genes in Chlamydia abortus isolated from aborted ewes
ARIF E.D., SAEED N.M., RACHID S.K., DYARY H.O., RASHID P.M.A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):115-121. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-014

SHORT COMMUNICATION

Helicobacter pylori and Epstein-Barr virus co-infection in Polish patients with gastric cancer – a pilot study
DZIKOWIEC M., LIK P., KISZAŁKIEWICZ J., KUCZYŃSKA A., MORDALSKI M., NEJC D., PIEKARSKI J., BRZEZIAŃSKA-LASOTA E., PASTUSZAK-LEWANDOSKA D.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(1):123-129. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-004

PJM 71 (2) 2022

MINIREVIEW

Clinical and genetic characteristics of coronaviruses with particular emphasis on SARS-CoV-2 virus
IWANICKA J., IWANICKI T., KACZMARCZYK M., MAZUR W.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):141–159. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-022

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Growth behavior and transcriptome profile analysis of Proteus mirabilis strain under long- versus short-term simulated microgravity environment
ZHANG B., BAI P., WANG D.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):161–171. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-015

Alterations and mechanism of gut microbiota in Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
ZHAO H., YUAN L., ZHU D., SUN B., DU J., WANG J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):173–189. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-016

Characterization of bioactive actinomycetes isolated from Kadolkele mangrove sediments, Sri Lanka
NALIGAMA K.N., WEERASINGHE K.E., HALMILLAWEWA A.P.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):191–204. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-017

Prevalence and drug resistance pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from tuberculosis patients in Basra, Iraq
MOHAMMED K.A.S., KHUDHAIR G.S., AL-RABEAI D.B.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):205–215. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-018

Analysis of gut microbiota in patients with breast cancer and benign breast lesions
MA Z., QU M., WANG X.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):217–226. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-019

Oral microbiota, a potential determinant for the treatment efficacy of gastric Helicobacter pylori eradication in humans
CHEN H., XIE H., SHAO D., CHEN L., CHEN S., WANG L., HAN X.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):227–239. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-020
[Supplementary materials]

The component and functional pathways of gut microbiota are altered in populations with poor sleep quality – a preliminary report
ZHANG J., ZHANG X., ZHANG K., LU X., YUAN G., YANG H., GUO H., ZHU Z., WANG T., HAO J., SUN Y., SU P., ZHANG Z.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):241–250. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-021
[Supplementary materials]

Diminished susceptibility to cefoperazone/sulbactam and piperacillin/tazobactam in Enterobacteriaceae due to narrow-spectrum β-lactamases as well as Omp mutation
YANG F., ZHAO Q., WANG L., WU J., JIANG L., SHENG L., ZHANG L., XUE Z., YI M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):251–256. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-023

Identification and antibiotic susceptibility of Eggerthella lenta in bloodstream infections
LI X., XU E., SHI C., QIAO G., CHEN S., XU Y., LIU Y., BAO X.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):257–261. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-024

Bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit: a single-center retrospective bacteriological analysis between 2007 and 2019
GUZEK A., RYBICKI Z., WOŹNIAK-KOSEK A., TOMASZEWSKI D.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):263–277. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-025

Genomic analysis of an excellent wine-making strain Oenococcus oeni SD-2a
LIU L., PENG S., SONG W., ZHAO H., LI H., WANG H.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(2):279–292. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-026
[Supplementary materials]

PJM 71 (3) 2022

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Detection of Trichomonas vaginalis infection in chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome patients by rapid immunochromatographic test
CHANG P.-C., HSIEH M.-L., HUANG S.-T., HUANG H.-C., HSU Y.-C., HUANG C.-W., DING W.-F., CHEN Y.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):301-307. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-027

Role of microRNA-like RNAs in the regulation of spore morphological differences in the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium acridum
ZHANG E., ZHANG J., ZHAO R., LU Y., YIN X., LAN X., LUO Z.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):309-324. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-028

Antimicrobial resistance, virulence factor-encoding genes, and biofilm-forming ability of community-associated uropathogenic Escherichia coli in western Saudi Arabia
ARAFA S.H., ALSHEHRI W.A., ORGANJI S.R., ELBANNA K., OBAID N.A., ALDOSARI M.S., ASIRI F.H., AHMAD I., ABULREESH H.H.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):325-339. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-029

A novel bioflocculant produced by Cobetia marina MCCC1113: optimization of fermentation conditions by response surface methodology and evaluation of flocculation performance when harvesting microalgae
ZENG S., LU Y., PAN X., LING X.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):341-351. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-030

Susceptibility of Clostridium sporogenes spores to selected reference substances and disinfectants
CHOJECKA A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):353-358. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-031

Nutrients changed the assembly processes of profuse and rare microbial communities in coals
ZHANG Y., XUE S., CHANG X., LI Y., YUE X.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):359-370. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-032

Recent transmission and prevalent characterization of the Beijing family Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Jiangxi, China
LUO D., YU S., HUANG Y., ZHAN J., CHEN Q., YAN L., CHEN K.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):371-380. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-033

Genome-guided investigation provides new insights into secondary metabolites of Streptomyces parvulus SX6 from Aegiceras corniculatum
QUACH N.T., VU T.H.N., BUI T.L., PHAM A.T., NGUYEN T.T.A., LE T.T.X., TA T.T.T., DUDHAGARA P., PHI Q.-T.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):381-394. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-034

New potentially probiotic strains isolated from humans – comparison of properties with strains from probiotic products and ATCC collection
ZAWISTOWSKA-ROJEK A., KOCISZEWSKA A., ZARĘBA T., TYSKI S.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):395-409. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-035

Opportunistic Candida infections in critical COVID-19 patients
ÇAVUŞ M.A., SAV H.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):411-419. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-036

Whole genome sequence analysis of Lactiplantibacillus plantarum bacteriophage P2
ZHU H., GUO S., ZHAO J., SAKANDAR H.A., LV R., WEN Q., CHEN X.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):421-428. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-037

Structural and dynamic analysis of leaf-associated fungal community of walnut leaves infected by leaf spot disease based Illumina high-throughput sequencing technology
WANG S., YU TAN Y., LI S., ZHU T.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):429-441. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-038

Trends of bloodstream infections in a university hospital during 12 years
TÜZEMEN N.Ü., PAYASLIOĞLU M., ÖZAKIN C., ENER B., AKALIN H.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):443-452. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-039

Comparative genome analysis of a novel alkaliphilic actinobacterial species Nesterenkonia haasae
WANG S., SUN L., RAO M.P.N., FANG B.-Z., LI W.-J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):453-461. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-040

Breeding of high daptomycin-producing strain by streptomycin resistance superposition
CHU S., HU W., ZHANG K., HUI F.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(3):463-471. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-041

PJM 71 (4) 2022

MINIREVIEWS

Rapid and simple approaches for diagnosis of Staphylococcus aureus in bloodstream infections
DUAN R., WANG P.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(4):481-489. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-050

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Screening of toxin genes in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates from a hospital setting in a tertiary hospital in Northern Cyprus
POTINDJI T.M.F, MOMANI O.A.A., OMOWUMI B.B., BADDAL B.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(4):491-497. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-042

Evaluation of cell-free DNA-based next-generation sequencing for identifying pathogens in bacteremia patients
ZHANG C., CHENG H., ZHAO Y., CHEN J., LI M., YU Z., SUN X., LI P., SHANG Y., MA J., ZHENG J.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(4):499-507. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-0
[Supplementary materials]

Retrospective analysis of the Ureaplasma spp. prevalence with reference to other genital tract infections in women of reproductive age
RAK K., KIECKA A., BIAŁECKA J., KAWALEC A., KRZYŚCIAK P., BIAŁECKA A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(4):509-518. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-0

The emergence of colistin- and imipenem-associated multidrug resistance in Escherichia coli isolates from retail meat
IWERIEBOR B.C., EGBULE O.S., OBI L.C.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(4):519-528. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-0

Production and quantification of virulence factors in Malassezia species
HADRICH I., KHEMEKHEM N., NEJI S., TRABLESI H., ILAHI A., SELLAMI H., MAKNI F., AYADI A.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(4):529-538. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-0

Ciliated peritrichous protozoa in a tezontle-packed Cequencing Batch Reactor as potential indicators of water quality
RIVAS-CASTILLO A.M., GARCIA-BARRERA A.A., GARRIDO-HERNANDEZ A., MARTINEZ-VALDEZ F.J., CRUZ‑ROMERO M.S., QUEZADA-CRUZ M.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(4):539-551. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-0
[Supplementary materials]

In vivo efficacy of Bacillus velezensis isolated from Korean Gochang Bokbunja vinegar against carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infections
GHORBANIAN F., SEO H., TAJDOZIAN H., LEE Y., RAHIM MD A., KIM S., JUNG I.-Y., LEE S., SONG H.-Y.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(4):553-551. https://doi.org/10.33073/pjm-2022-0
[Supplementary materials]

Isolation, identification, and fermentation medium optimization of a caproic acid‑producing Enterococcus casseliflavus strain from pit mud of Chinese strong flavor baijiu ecosystem
LUO H., LI T., ZHENG J., ZHANG K., QIAO Z., LUO H., ZOU W.
Pol J Microbiol. 2022;71(4):563-