References for August 1 to 15, 2012 Puscast

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Is the “Low-Hanging Fruit” Worth Picking for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs? Debra A. Goff,1 Karri A. Bauer,1 Erica E. Reed,1 Kurt B. Stevenson,2,3 Jeremy J. Taylor,1 and Jessica E. West2


(1,3)-β-D-Glucan as a Prognostic Marker of Treatment Response in Invasive Candidiasis Siraya Jaijakul,1 Jose A. Vazquez,2 Robert N. Swanson,3 and Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner1

JAMA. 2012 Aug 1;308(5):502­11. Does this adult patient with suspected bacteremia require blood cultures?

Clostridium perfringens Infections Initially Attributed to Norovirus, North Carolina, 2010 Natalie J. M. Dailey,1,5,a Nicole Lee,5 Aaron T. Fleischauer,2,5 Zack S. Moore,5 Edie Alfano-Sobsey,6 Frances Breedlove,6 Andre Pierce,6 Sue Ledford,6 Shermalyn Greene,5 Gerardo A. Gómez,3 Deborah F. Talkington,3 Mark J. Sotir,3 Aron J. Hall,4 and David Sweat5

From Medscape Medical News CDC: Novel Swine Flu Cases on the Rise

Delaying Appendectomy May Lead to Surgical Site Infection

Is the Gram Stain Useful in the Microbiologic Diagnosis of VAP? A Meta-analysis John C. O’Horo,1 Deb Thompson,2 and Nasia Safdar3,4

Update to CDC's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2010: Oral Cephalosporins No Longer a Recommended Treatment for Gonococcal Infections

A Population-Based Study of Neurologic Manifestations of Severe Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 in California Carol A. Glaser,1 Kathleen Winter,2 Kara DuBray,1 Kathleen Harriman,2 Timothy M. Uyeki,3 James Sejvar,4 Sabrina Gilliam,1 and Janice K. Louie1

A Functional Variation in CD55 Increases the Severity of 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza A Virus Infection Jie Zhou,1,2 Kelvin Kai-Wang To,1,2,3,4 Hui Dong,6 Zhong-Shan Cheng,1 Candy Choi-Yi Lau,1 Vincent K. M. Poon,1 Yan-Hui Fan,5 You-Qiang Song,5 Herman Tse,1,2,3,4 Kwok-Hung Chan,1,2,3,4 Bo-Jian Zheng,1,2,3 Guo-Ping Zhao,6 and Kwok-Yung Yuen1,2,3,4

From Medscape Medical News Aspirin Reduces Platelet Hyperreactivity in People With HIV

Antiretroviral Therapy for Prevention of Tuberculosis in Adults with HIV: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Amitabh B. Suthar1*, Stephen D. Lawn2,3, Julia del Amo4, Haileyesus Getahun5, Christopher Dye6, Delphine Sculier5, Timothy R. Sterling7, Richard E. Chaisson8, Brian G. Williams9, Anthony D. Harries10,11, Reuben M. Granich1

HIV Replication and Immune Status Are Independent Predictors of the Risk of Myocardial Infarction in HIV-Infected Individuals Sylvie Lang,1,3 Murielle Mary-Krause,1,3 Anne Simon,5 Marialuisa Partisani,9 Jacques Gilquin,7 Laurent Cotte,10 Franck Boccara,2,4,8 and Dominique Costagliola1,3,6; for the French Hospital Database on HIV (FHDH)–ANRS CO4a

Polymorphism in glutamate cysteine ligase catalytic subunit (GCLC) is associated with sulfamethoxazole-induced hypersensitivity in HIV/AIDS patients Danxin Wang1*, Amanda Curtis1, Audrey C Papp1, Susan L Koletar2 and Michael F Para2

Increased Susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to Macrolides and Ketolides in Eukaryotic Cell Culture Media and Biological Fluids Due to Decreased Expression of oprM and Increased Outer-Membrane Permeability Julien M. Buyck,1 Patrick Plésiat,2 H. Traore,3 F. Vanderbist,3 Paul M. Tulkens,1 and Françoise Van Bambeke1

Association Between Bacteremia Due to Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus (Streptococcus bovis I) and Colorectal Neoplasia: A Case-Control Study Juan Corredoira-Sánchez,1 Fernando García-Garrote,2 Ramón Rabuñal,3 Leopoldo López-Roses,4 M. Jose García-País,1 Elena Castro,4 Roberto González-Soler,4 Amparo Coira,2 Julia Pita,2 M. Jose López-Álvarez,1 M. Pilar Alonso,2 and Jose Varela1

Evolving Epidemiologic Characteristics of Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease in Utah, 2002–2010 Chris Stockmann,1 Krow Ampofo,1 Adam L. Hersh,1 Anne J. Blaschke,1 Brian A. Kendall,2 Kent Korgenski,1,3 Judy Daly,2 Harry R. Hill,1,4,5 Carrie L. Byington,1 and Andrew T. Pavia1,2

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Lipid Virulence Factors Preserved in the 17,000-Year-Old Skeleton of an Extinct Bison, Bison antiquus 1 1 2,3 2,4 4 Oona Y-C. Lee , Houdini H.T. Wu , Helen D. Donoghue , Mark Spigelman , Charles L. Greenblatt , Ian D. Bull5, Bruce M. Rothschild6,7, Larry D. Martin7, David E. Minnikin1, Gurdyal S. Besra1*

TNF Inhibitors Linked to First-Year Infection Risk in RA

Two Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Linked to Risk for Liver Injury

Vancomycin Not as Good as Beta-Lactams Against MSSA in Clean Surgery