References for April 1 to 15, 2011 Puscast

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J Hosp Infect. 2011 Apr;77(4):299-303. Epub 2011 Jan 13. Involving the patient to ask about hospital hand hygiene: a National Patient Safety Agency feasibility study.


Shedding of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus among Health Care Personnel, Seattle, Washington, USA.

Kay M, Zerr DM, Englund JA, Cadwell BL, Kuypers J, Swenson P, Kwan-Gett TS, Bell SL, Duchin JS.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Apr;17(4):639-44.


Vaccination for preventing postherpetic neuralgia

Varicella reinfection in a seropositive physician following occupational exposure to localized zoster.

Johnson JA, Bloch KC, Dang BN.

Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Apr;52(7):907-9. Epub 2011 Jan 27.


Guillain-Barre Syndrome following Primary Cytomegalovirus Infection: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Orlikowski D, Porcher R, Sivadon-Tardy V, Quincampoix JC, Raphaël JC, Durand MC, Sharshar T, Roussi J, Caudie C, Annane D, Rozenberg F, Leruez-Ville M, Gaillard JL, Gault E.

Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Apr;52(7):837-44.


Vaccinia Virus Infections in Martial Arts Gym, Maryland, USA, 2008.

Hughes CM, Blythe D, Li Y, Reddy R, Jordan C, Edwards C, Adams C, Conners H, Rasa C, Wilby S, Russell J, Russo KS, Somsel P, Wiedbrauk DL, Dougherty C, Allen C, Frace M, Emerson G, Olson VA, Smith SK, Braden Z, Abel J, Davidson W, Reynolds M, Damon IK.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Apr;17(4):730-733.


Veterans Affairs initiative to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.

Jain R, Kralovic SM, Evans ME, Ambrose M, Simbartl LA, Obrosky DS, Render ML, Freyberg RW, Jernigan JA, Muder RR, Miller LJ, Roselle GA.

N Engl J Med. 2011 Apr 14;364(15):1419-30.


The impact of prebiopsy antibiotics on pathogen recovery in hematogenous vertebral osteomyelitis.

Marschall J, Bhavan KP, Olsen MA, Fraser VJ, Wright NM, Warren DK.

Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Apr;52(7):867-72.


7 day antibiotic courses have similar efficacy to prolonged courses in severe community-acquired pneumonia- a propensity-adjusted analysis.
G. Choudhury, P Mandal, A Singanayagam, AR Akram, JD Chalmers, AT Hill
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2011.03542.x

Travel-related schistosomiasis, strongyloidiasis, filariasis, and toxocariasis: the risk of infection and the diagnostic relevance of blood eosinophilia.

Baaten GG, Sonder GJ, van Gool T, Kint JA, Van den Hoek A.

BMC Infect Dis. 2011 Apr 5;11(1):84. [Epub ahead of print]