References for August 1 to 15, 2011 Puscast

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Alzheimer's disease - a neurospirochetosis. Analysis of the evidence following Koch's and Hill's criteria.

Journal of Neuroinflammation 2011, 8:90 doi:10.1186/1742-2094-8-90

Novel Arenavirus Infection in Humans, United States

Mary Louise Milazzo, Grant L. Campbell, and Charles F. Fulhorst


Clinical characteristics and cerebrospinal fluid parameters in patients with peripheral facial palsy caused by Lyme neuroborreliosis compared with facial palsy of unknown origin (Bell's palsy)

BMC Infectious Diseases 2011, 11:215 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-215

Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 84(6), 2011, pp. 858–861 doi:10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0618
Copyright © 2011 by The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Short Report: Repeat Blood Culture Positive for B. pseudomallei Indicates an Increased Risk of Death from Melioidosis

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Jun;84(6):862-9.

Climate variability and the outbreaks of cholera in Zanzibar, East Africa: a time series analysis.

Coccidioidomycosis During Pregnancy: A Review and Recommendations for Management

Robert S. Bercovitch,1 Antonino Catanzaro,1 Brian S. Schwartz,2 Demosthenes Pappagianis,3 D.Heather Watts,4 and Neil M. Ampel5,6


Spread of Measles Virus D4-Hamburg, Europe, 2008–2011

Annette Mankertz, Zefira Mihneva, Hermann Gold, Sigrid Baumgarte, Armin Baillot, Rudolph Helble, Hedwig Roggendorf, Golubinka Bosevska, Jasminka Nedeljkovic, Agata Makowka, Veronik Hutse, Heidemarie Holzmann, Stefan W. Aberle, Samuel Cordey, Gheorghe Necula, Andreas Mentis, Gulay Korukluoğlu, Michael Carr, Kevin E. Brown, Judith M. Hübschen, Claude P. Muller,
Mick N. Mulders, and Sabine Santibanez

Genome-wide Association Study Identifies Variations in 6p21.3 Associated With Nevirapine- Induced Rash

Soranun Chantarangsu,1 Taisei Mushiroda,2 Surakameth Mahasirimongkol,3 Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul,4 Somnuek Sungkanuparph,4 Weerawat Manosuthi,5 Woraphot Tantisiriwat,6 Angkana Charoenyingwattana,7 Thanyachai Sura,4 Atsushi Takahashi,8 Michiaki Kubo,9 Naoyuki Kamatani,8 Wasun Chantratita,10 and Yusuke Nakamura11



Brain Swelling and Mannitol Therapy in Adult Cerebral Malaria: A Randomized Trial

Sanjib Mohanty,1 Saroj Kanti Mishra,1 Rajyabardhan Patnaik,1 Anil Kumar Dutt,1 Sudhir Pradhan,1 Bhabanisankar Das,1 Jayakrushna Patnaik,1 Akshaya Kumar Mohanty,1 Sue J Lee,2,3 and Arjen M. Dondorp2,3

Cowpox Virus in Llama, Italy

Giusy Cardeti, Alberto Brozzi, Claudia Eleni, Nicola Polici, Gianlorenzo D’Alterio, Fabrizio Carletti, Maria Teresa Scicluna, Concetta Castilletti, Maria R. Capobianchi, Antonino Di Caro, Gian Luca Autorino, and Demetrio Amaddeo

Crit Care Med. 2011 Jun;39(6):1301-5.

Bloodstream infection after positive catheter cultures: what are the risks in the intensive care unit when catheters are routinely cultured on removal?
Mrozek N, Lautrette A, Aumeran C, Laurichesse H, Forestier C, Traoré O, Souweine B.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Is cefazolin inferior to nafcillin for treatment of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia?

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 May;30(5):603-10. Epub 2010 Dec 30.

Emergence of daptomycin resistance following vancomycin-unresponsive

Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in a daptomycin-naïve patient--a review of the


Emergence of a New Pathogenic Ehrlichia Species, Wisconsin and Minnesota, 2009

Bobbi S. Pritt, M.D., Lynne M. Sloan, B.S., Diep K. Hoang Johnson, B.S., Ulrike G. Munderloh, Ph.D., Susan M. Paskewitz, Ph.D.,
Kristina M. McElroy, D.V.M., Jevon D. McFadden, M.D.,
Matthew J. Binnicker, Ph.D., David F. Neitzel, M.S., Gongping Liu, Ph.D., William L. Nicholson, Ph.D., Curtis M. Nelson, B.S., Joni J. Franson, B.S., Scott A. Martin, M.D., Scott A. Cunningham, B.S., Christopher R. Steward, B.S., Kay Bogumill, R.N., Mary E. Bjorgaard, R.N., Jeffrey P. Davis, M.D., Jennifer H. McQuiston, D.V.M., David M. Warshauer, Ph.D.,

Mark P. Wilhelm, M.D., Robin Patel, M.D., Ph.D., Vipul A. Trivedi, M.D., and Marina E. Eremeeva, M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D.

Early Use of Glucocorticoids Was a Risk Factor for Critical Disease and Death From pH1N1 Infection

Ke Han,1,2,a Huilai Ma,2,a Xiangdong An,3,a Yang Su,2 Jing Chen,2 Zhiyong Lian,3 JinHui Zhao,2 Bao-Ping Zhu,2 Robert E. Fontaine,4 Zijian Feng,5 and Guang Zeng2

Lamivudine plus adefovir combination therapy versus entecavir monotherapy for lamivudine-resistant chronic hepatitis B: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Virology Journal 2011, 8:393 doi:10.1186/1743-422X-8-393

august 11, 2011 vol. 365 no. 6

Prevention of HIV-1 Infection with Early Antiretroviral Therapy

Myron S. Cohen, M.D., Ying Q. Chen, Ph.D., Marybeth McCauley, M.P.H., Theresa Gamble, Ph.D.,
Mina C. Hosseinipour, M.D., Nagalingeswaran Kumarasamy, M.B., B.S., James G. Hakim, M.D., Johnstone Kumwenda, F.R.C.P., Beatriz Grinsztejn, M.D., Jose H.S. Pilotto, M.D., Sheela V. Godbole, M.D., Sanjay Mehendale, M.D., Suwat Chariyalertsak, M.D., Breno R. Santos, M.D., Kenneth H. Mayer, M.D., Irving F. Hoffman, P.A., Susan H. Eshleman, M.D., Estelle Piwowar-Manning, M.T., Lei Wang, Ph.D., Joseph Makhema, F.R.C.P., Lisa A. Mills, M.D., Guy de Bruyn, M.B., B.Ch., Ian Sanne, M.B., B.Ch., Joseph Eron, M.D., Joel Gallant, M.D., Diane Havlir, M.D., Susan Swindells, M.B., B.S., Heather Ribaudo, Ph.D., Vanessa Elharrar, M.D., David Burns, M.D., Taha E. Taha, M.B., B.S., Karin Nielsen-Saines, M.D.,
David Celentano, Sc.D., Max Essex, D.V.M., and Thomas R. Fleming, Ph.D., for the HPTN 052 Study Team*

Incremental Impact of Adding Boys to Current Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Programs: Role of Herd Immunity

Marc Brisson,1,2 Nicolas van de Velde,1,2 Eduardo L. Franco,3 Me ́lanie Drolet,1,2 and Marie-Claude Boily1,4

Until Which Age Should Women Be Vaccinated Against HPV Infection? Recommendation Based on Cost-effectiveness Analyses

Tjalke A. Westra,1 Mark H. Rozenbaum,2 Raina M. Rogoza,5 Hans W. Nijman,3 Toos Daemen,1 Maarten J. Postma,2,4,a and Jan C. Wilschut1,a

Until Which Age Should Women Be Vaccinated Against HPV Infection? Recommendation Based on Cost-effectiveness Analyses

Tjalke A. Westra,1 Mark H. Rozenbaum,2 Raina M. Rogoza,5 Hans W. Nijman,3 Toos Daemen,1 Maarten J. Postma,2,4,a and Jan C. Wilschut1,a

Infective endocarditis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a young woman after ear piercing: a case report

Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011, 5:336 doi:10.1186/1752-1947-5-336

Outcome and Predictors of Treatment Failure in Total Hip/Knee Prosthetic Joint Infections Due to Staphylococcus aureus

Eric Senneville, Donatienne Joulie, Laurence Legout, Michel Valette, Herve ́ Deze` que, Eric Beltrand, Bernadette Rosele ́ , Thibaud d'Escrivan, Caroline Loïez, Miche`le Caillaux, Yazdan Yazdanpanah, Carlos Maynou, and Henri Migaud

Spermless Mosquitoes Could Help Halt Malaria Spread


Incidence of Acute Gastroenteritis

and Role of Norovirus, Georgia,

USA, 2004–2005

Aron J. Hall, Mariana Rosenthal, Nicole Gregoricus, Sharon A. Greene, Jeana Ferguson, Olga L. Henao, Jan Vinjé, Ben A. Lopman, Umesh D. Parashar, and Marc-Alain Widdowson

Novel Surveillance Network for Norovirus Gastroenteritis

Outbreaks, United States1

Everardo Vega, Leslie Barclay, Nicole Gregoricus, Kara Williams, David Lee, and Jan Vinjé


International Journal of Obesity advance online publication 9 August 2011; doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.153

Obesity-associated gut microbiota is enriched in Lactobacillus reuteri and depleted in Bifidobacterium animalis and Methanobrevibacter smithii

Oseltamivir Compared With the Chinese Traditional Therapy Maxingshigan– Yinqiaosan in the Treatment of H1N1 Influenza

A Randomized Trial

Chen Wang, MD, PhD; Bin Cao, MD; Qing-Quan Liu, MD;
Zhi-Qiang Zou, MD; Zong-An Liang, MD; Li Gu, MD; Jian-Ping Dong, MD; Li-Rong Liang, MD; Xing-Wang Li, MD; Ke Hu, MD; Xue-Song He, MD; Yan-Hua Sun, MD; Yu An, MD; Ting Yang, MD; Zhi-Xin Cao, MD; Yan-Mei Guo, MD; Xian-Min Wen, MD; Yu-Guang Wang, MD;
Ya-Ling Liu, MD; and Liang-Duo Jiang, MD

Asymptomatic Primary Merkel Cell

Polyomavirus Infection

among Adults

Yanis L. Tolstov, Alycia Knauer, Jian Guo Chen, Thomas W. Kensler, Lawrence A. Kingsley,1 Patrick S. Moore,1 and Yuan Chang1

Procalcitonin to Guide Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy in Intensive Care Units: A Systematic Review

Rajender Agarwal1 and David N. Schwartz2,3


Young male patients are at elevated risk of developing serious central nervous system complications during acute Puumala hantavirus infection

BMC Infectious Diseases 2011, 11:217 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-217

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Human Rabies from Exposure to a Vampire Bat in Mexico — Louisiana, 2010


Novel Human Reovirus Isolated

from Children with Acute

Necrotizing Encephalopathy

Louise A. Ouattara, Francis Barin, Marie Anne Barthez, Bertrand Bonnaud, Philippe Roingeard, Alain Goudeau, Pierre Castelnau, Guy Vernet, Gláucia Paranhos-Baccalà,
and Florence Komurian-Pradel


A National Outbreak of Salmonella Serotype Tennessee Infections From Contaminated Peanut Butter: A New Food Vehicle for Salmonellosis in the United States

Anandi N. Sheth,1,2 Mike Hoekstra,1 Nehal Patel,1 Gwen Ewald,1 Cathy Lord,3 Carmen Clarke,4 Elizabeth Villamil,5 Katherine Niksich,2 Cheryl Bopp,1 Thai-An Nguyen,1 Donald Zink,6 and Michael Lynch1

Antibiotic Choice May Not Explain Poorer Outcomes in Patients With Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia and High Vancomycin Minimum Inhibitory Concentrations

Natasha E. Holmes,1 John D. Turnidge,2,3 Wendy J. Munckhof,4,5 James O. Robinson,6 Tony M. Korman,7,8 Matthew
V. N. O'Sullivan,9 Tara L. Anderson,10,11 Sally A. Roberts,2 Wei Gao,12 Keryn J. Christiansen,13,14 Geoffrey W. Coombs,13 Paul D. R. Johnson,1,15,16,a and Benjamin P. Howden


Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage is associated with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D

levels, gender and smoking status. The Tromsø Staph and Skin Study.

Near Elimination of Varicella Deaths in the US After Implementation of the Vaccination Program

Mona Marin, MD, John X. Zhang, PhD, Jane F. Seward, MBBS, MPH