References for April 15 to 30

Outbreak of Measles Among Persons With Prior Evidence of Immunity, New York City, 2011

First MERS Case Reported in United States

Transcontinental Movement of Asian Genotype Chikungunya Virus

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Apr 17;8(4):e2769. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002769. eCollection 2014. Air travel is associated with intracontinental spread of dengue virus serotypes 1­3 in Brazil.

Long-term Mortality in HIV-Positive Individuals Virally Suppressed for >3 Years With Incomplete CD4 Recovery

Human Papillomavirus Prevalence in Oropharyngeal Cancer before Vaccine Introduction, United States

The prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi infection, and co­infections with other Borrelia spp. in Ixodes scapularis ticks collected in Canada.

Concerns Regarding a New Culture Method for Borrelia burgdorferi Not Approved for the Diagnosis of Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease: Neurology, Neurobiology, and Behavior

Lyme Disease n engl j med 370;18 may 1, 2014

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Apr 16. [Epub ahead of print] Full text links Glycopeptide use is associated with increased mortality in Enterococcus faecalis bacteraemia.

Effects of Selective and Nonselective Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs on Antibiotic Efficacy of Experimental Group A Streptococcal Myonecrosis

Streptococcus mitis Strains Causing Severe Clinical Disease in Cancer Patients

BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Apr 27;14(1):226. [Epub ahead of print]Is switching to an oral antibiotic regimen safe after 2 weeks of intravenous treatment for primary bacterial vertebral osteomyelitis?

Am J Infect Control. 2014 May;42(5):539­41. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.01.005. Full text links Fluoroquinolone­ and ceftriaxone­based therapy of community­acquired pneumonia in hospitalized patients: The risk of subsequent isolation of multidrug­resistant organisms.

Obesity survival paradox in pneumonia: a meta-analysis

Am J Med. 2014 Feb 3. pii: S0002­9343(14)00088­6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.01.018. [Epub ahead of print] Antibiotic Therapy for Appendicitis in Patients Aged ≥80 Years.

Feasibility of a Nonoperative Management Strategy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis in Children

Infection. 2014 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print] Full text links Staphylococcus aureus infection of the feet following fish pedicure.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Apr 26. doi: 10.1111/1469­0691.12649. [Epub ahead of print] Full text links Gram­negative Prosthetic Joint Infection: Outcome of a Debridement, Antibiotics, and Implant Retention Approach. A Large Multicenter Study.

JAMA. 2014 Apr 2;311(13):1317­26. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.2726. Full text links Health care­associated infection after red blood cell transfusion: a systematic review and meta­analysis.

Performance of QuantiFERON-TB Gold and Tuberculin Skin Test Relative to Subjects’ Risk of Exposure to Tuberculosis

MSG-01: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Caspofungin Prophylaxis Followed by Preemptive Therapy for Invasive Candidiasis in High-Risk Adults in the Critical Care Setting

Molasses as a source of carbon dioxide for the malaria mosquitoes Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus.

J Hosp Infect. 2014 Mar 25. pii: S0195­6701(14)00081­4. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2014.01.012. [Epub ahead of print] Disinfecting the iPad: evaluating effective methods.

Kitchens Could Be Sources of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

The sink as a correctable source of extended-spectrum β- lactamase contamination for patients in the intensive care unit