References for August 1 to 15, 2012 Puscast

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Antibiotic Use in Early Infancy Linked to Childhood Obesity

Nasal Irrigation Linked to Rare Brain Disease

Anthrax Infection Among Heroin Users in Scotland During 2009– 2010: A Case-Control Study by Linkage to a National Drug Treatment Database


Does Doxycycline Protect Against Development of Clostridium difficile Infection? Sarah B. Doernberg,1 Lisa G. Winston,1 Daniel H. Deck,2 and Henry F. Chambers1

J Infect. 2012 Aug 23. [Epub ahead of print] Risk factors and pathogenic significance of bacteremic pneumonia in adult patients with community­acquired pneumococcal pneumonia.

CMV Linked to Diabetes in Elderly

Food-Borne Origins of Escherichia coli Causing Extraintestinal Infections Amee R. Manges1 and James R. Johnson2,3

Doxycycline Improves Filarial Lymphedema Independent of Active Filarial Infection: A Randomized Controlled Trial Sabine Mand,1,a Alexander Yaw Debrah,3,5,a Ute Klarmann,1,2,a Linda Batsa,5 Yeboah Marfo-Debrekyei,5 Alexander Kwarteng,5 Sabine Specht,1 Aurea Belda-Domene,1 Rolf Fimmers,2 Mark Taylor,6 Ohene Adjei,4 and Achim Hoerauf1

From Reuters Health Information Yosemite: 1,700 May Have Had Exposure to Rodent- Borne Illness

CDC Says All Baby Boomers Should Be Tested for HCV

The new england journal of medicine original article Adult-Onset Immunodeficiency in Thailand and Taiwan

J Infect. 2012 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print] Efficacy of linezolid­based salvage therapy compared with glycopeptide­based therapy in patients with persistent methicillin­ resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.

Share SOURCE: McMullan, L.K. The New England Journal of Medicine, Aug. 30, 2012.

Risk and Prognosis of Hospitalization for Pneumonia Among Individuals With and Without Functioning Renal Transplants in Denmark: A Population-Based Study Lise H. Nielsen,1 Søren Jensen-Fangel,1 Bente Jespersen,2 Lars Østergaard,1 and Ole S. Søgaard1

Pregnant Women Have Attenuated Innate Interferon Responses to 2009 Pandemic Influenza A Virus Subtype H1N1 Rebecca L. Forbes,1,2 Peter A. B. Wark,1,3 Vanessa E. Murphy,1,2 and Peter G. Gibson1,3

Procalcitonin to Guide Initiation and Duration of Antibiotic Treatment in Acute Respiratory Infections: An Individual Patient Data Meta- Analysis Philipp Schuetz,1,6,a Matthias Briel,3,7,a Mirjam Christ-Crain,2 Daiana Stolz,4 Lila Bouadma,8 Michel Wolff,8 Charles-Edouard Luyt,9 Jean Chastre,9 Florence Tubach,10,11,12,13 Kristina B. Kristoffersen,14 Long Wei,15 Olaf Burkhardt,16 Tobias Welte,16 Stefan Schroeder,17 Vandack Nobre,5 Michael Tamm,4 Neera Bhatnagar,7 Heiner C. Bucher,3 and Beat Mueller6

Lancet. 2012 Aug 4;380(9840):484­90. Epub 2012 Jun 21. Ciprofloxacin for 7 days versus 14 days in women with acute pyelonephritis: a randomised, open­label and double­blind, placebo­controlled, non­inferiority trial. Sandberg T, Skoog G, Hermansson AB, Kahlmeter G, Kuylenstierna N, Lannergård A, Otto G, Settergren B, Ekman GS.

Infection. 2012 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print] The relationship between the new taxonomy of Streptococcus bovis and its clonality to colon cancer, endocarditis, and biliary disease. Lazarovitch T, Shango M, Levine M, Brusovansky R, Akins R, Hayakawa K, Lephart PR, Sobel JD, Kaye KS, Marchaim D.

Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Indiana Farm Melons

Seasonality and Temporal Correlation between Community Antibiotic Use and Resistance in the United States Lova Sun,1,a Eili Y. Klein,1,2,a and Ramanan Laxminarayan2,3

Mortality Attributable to 9 Common Infections: Significant Effect of Influenza A, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Influenza B, Norovirus, and Parainfluenza in Elderly Persons Liselotte van Asten,1 Cees van den Wijngaard,1 Wilfrid van Pelt,1 Jan van de Kassteele,2 Adam Meijer,3 Wim van der Hoek,1 Mirjam Kretzschmar,1 and Marion Koopmans1,4

suPAR Levels May Be a Prognostic Indicator in Septic Patients


J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Aug 16. [Epub ahead of print] Prevalence and Outcomes of Antimicrobial Treatment for Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in Outpatients with ESRD. Chan KE, Warren HS, Thadhani RI, Steele DJ, Hymes JL, Maddux FW, Hakim RM.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print] Nostrils of Healthy Volunteers Are Independent With Regard To S. aureus Carriage.

Reduced Costs for Staphylococcus aureus Carriers Treated Prophylactically with Mupirocin and Chlorhexidine in Cardiothoracic and Orthopaedic Surgery Miranda M. L. van Rijen1*., Lonneke G. M. Bode2., Diane A. Baak3, Jan A. J. W. Kluytmans1,4, Margreet C. Vos2

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print] Efficacy of continuous infusion of vancomycin for the outpatient treatment of methicillin­resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Verrall AJ, Llorin R, Tam VH, Lye DC, Sulaiman Z, Zhong L, Archuleta S, Fisher DA.

West Nile Virus Cases Set Record, Deaths Soar: CDC