References for April 1 to 15, 2014 Puscast

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Am J Infect Control. 2014 Apr;42(4):346­8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.12.025. Full text links Are community environmental surfaces near hospitals reservoirs for gram­ negative nosocomial pathogens? Virtually All Touchscreens Are Contaminated With Pathogens 1/4 4/14/2014 Studies Cast Doubt on Need to Stockpile Influenza Drugs

Vaccine Reduces Influenza Risk in Mothers and Newborns

4/14/2014 Once-Daily Pill Cures Most Hepatitis C Genotype 1 Patients

Deaths Among People With Hepatitis C in New York City, 2000–2011

Hepatitis C Virus Maintains Infectivity for Weeks After Drying on Inanimate Surfaces at Room Temperature: Implications for Risks of Transmission

Reliability and Clinical Relevance of the HIV-1 Drug Resistance Test in Patients With Low Viremia Levels

Herpes Zoster Caused by Vaccine- Strain Varicella Zoster Virus in an Immunocompetent Recipient of Zoster Vaccine

J Trop Pediatr. 2014 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print] Early treatment with corticosteroids in patients with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia: A randomized clinical trial.

Effect of the 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on Nasopharyngeal Colonization by Streptococcus pneumoniae—Alaska, 2008–2012

J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Mar;49(3):441­6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.06.026. Full text links Acute appendicitis in children is associated with an abundance of bacteria from the phylum Fusobacteria.

BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Apr 4;14(1):183. doi: 10.1186/1471­2334­14­183. Full text links Effect of vancomycin serum trough levels on outcomes in patients with nosocomial pneumonia due to Staphylococcus aureus: a retrospective, post hoc, subgroup analysis of the Phase 3 ATTAIN studies.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print] Detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carrying the mecC gene in wild small mammals in Spain.

Helicobacter. 2014 Apr 1. doi: 10.1111/hel.12123. [Epub ahead of print] An Hypothesis: The Dramatic Decline in Heart Attacks in the United States is Temporally Related to the Decline in Duodenal Ulcer Disease and Helicobacter pylori Infection.

Kaltenis P. Cycloserine as a urinary tract anti- septic. Int Urol Nephrol 1986; 18:125–30.

Albumin Replacement in Patients with Severe Sepsis or Septic Shock

Crit Care Med. 2014 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print] Empiric Antibiotic Treatment Reduces Mortality in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock From the First Hour: Results From a Guideline­Based Performance Improvement Program.

Oral Care With Chlorhexidine May Not Prevent V AP

Idle central venous catheter­days pose infection risk for patients after discharge from intensive care.

Measles Outbreak Associated with Adopted Children from China — Missouri, Minnesota, and Washington, July 2013

A Case of Streptococcus suis Prosthetic Joint Infection and Streptococcal Toxic Shock­like Syndrome in a United States Pig Farmer.

FDA Panel Recommends 2 New Anti­MRSA Agents

Cost-Effectiveness of Cranberries vs Antibiotics to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections in Premenopausal Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Obesity and 1­Year Outcomes in Older Americans With Severe Sepsis.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 Apr;18(4):492­8. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0694. Full text links Smoking increases risk of recurrence after successful anti­tuberculosis treatment: a population­based study.