Puscast References April 15 to 30, 2016

Am J Infect Control. 2016 Mar 31. pii: S0196­6553(16)00157­7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.02.006. [Epub ahead of print] An average hand hygiene day for nurses and physicians: The burden is not equal.

Better to Get Your Flu Shot in the Morning, Study Hints

J Clin Virol. 2016 Apr 14;80:12­19. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2016.04.008. [Epub ahead of print] Bacterial and viral co­infections complicating severe influenza: Incidence and impact among 507 U.S. patients, 2013­14.

Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Associated with Chikungunya Virus Infection, Guadeloupe, 2014

Zika Virus

Acute Human Inkoo and Chatanga Virus Infections, Finland

Morbidity and Mortality among Patients with Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection: A Two-Year Retrospective Review

Increased Rotavirus Prevalence in Diarrheal Outbreak Precipitated by Localized Flooding, Solomon Islands, 2014

Prevention of Antibiotic-Nonsusceptible Invasive Pneumococcal Disease With the 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Expanded Geographic Distribution and Clinical Characteristics of Ehrlichia ewingii Infections, United States

Rickettsia parkeri Rickettsiosis, Arizona, USA

Cobussen M, de Kort JM, Dennert RM, et al. No increased risk of acute kidney in- jury after a single dose of gentamicin in patients with sepsis. Infect Dis (Lond) 2015; 15:1–7.

Meta­analysis of randomised trials comparing a penicillin or cephalosporin with a macrolide or lincosamide in the treatment of cellulitis or erysipelas.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Apr 22;60(5):2680­3. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02897­15. Print 2016 May. Antibiotic Resistance among Urinary Isolates from Female Outpatients in the United States in 2003 and 2012

Extragenital Screening in Men Who Have Sex With Men Diagnoses More Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Cases Than Urine Testing Alone.

Patients fifty years and older attending two sexually transmitted disease clinics in Baltimore, Maryland.

Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis Associated with Exposure to Swimming Pool Water Supplied by an Overland Pipe — Inyo County, California, 2015

Impact of Fluoroquinolone Exposure Prior to Tuberculosis Diagnosis on Clinical Outcomes in Immunocompromised Patients.

Cryptosporidium hominis Is a Newly Recognized Pathogen in the Arctic Region of Nunavik, Canada: Molecular Characterization of an Outbreak.

Diagnostic Delay and Antibiotic overuse in Acute Pulmonary Blastomycosis