Puscast References Aug 15 to 31, 2015

Are identity badges and lanyards in pediatrics potentially contaminated with viral pathogens?

Risk of organism acquisition from prior room occupants: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Nosocomial outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa associated with a drinking water fountain

Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Sep;126(3):486­90. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000996. Pregnancy­Related Mortality Resulting From Influenza in the United States During the 2009­2010 Pandemic.

Colorado tick fever in the United States, 2002– 2012.

Diagnosis of Febrile Illnesses Other Than Ebola Virus Disease at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Sierra Leone

Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy in Early Asymptomatic HIV Infection

Dose-Related Differences in Effectiveness of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Against Genital Warts: A Nationwide Study of 550 000 Young Girls

Herpes Simplex Encephalitis: Lack of Clinical Benefit of Long-term Valacyclovir Therapy

A Systematic Review of Mortality from Untreated Scrub Typhus (Orientia tsutsugamushi).m

Incidence of Clinician-Diagnosed Lyme Disease, United States, 2005–2010

Human Plague — United States, 2015

Ann Intern Med. 2015 Aug 11. doi: 10.7326/M15­0715. [Epub ahead of print] Corticosteroid Therapy for Patients Hospitalized With Community­Acquired Pneumonia: A Systematic Review and Meta­analysis.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun 1;191(11):1265­72. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201502­0212OC. The Effect of Macrolide Resistance on the Presentation and Outcome of Patients Hospitalized for Streptococcus pneumoniae Pneumonia.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 26;15:369. doi: 10.1186/s12879­015­1004­y. Pneumonia among adults hospitalized with laboratory­confirmed seasonal influenza virus infection­United States, 2005­2008.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 26;15:369. doi: 10.1186/s12879­015­1004­y. Pneumonia among adults hospitalized with laboratory­confirmed seasonal influenza virus infection­United States, 2005­2008.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 19. CSF lactate for accurate diagnosis of community­acquired bacterial meningitis.

J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Aug 19. pii: JCM.01771­15. Recurrent methicillin­resistant Staphylococcus aureus cutaneous abscesses and the selection of reduced chlorhexidine susceptibility during chlorhexidine use.

Antibiotic Exposure and Other Risk Factors for Antimicrobial Resistance in Nasal Commensal Staphylococcus aureus: An Ecological Study in 8 European Countries.

Urinalysis Orders Among Patients Admitted to the General Medicine Service

Targeting Filarial Abl-like Kinases: Orally Available, Food and Drug Administration– Approved Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Are Microfilaricidal and Macrofilaricidal

Int J Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 14. pii: S1201­9712(15)00204­0. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2015.08.009. [Epub ahead of print] Efficacy and safety of tigecycline for the treatment of severe infectious diseases: an updated meta­analysis of RCTs.

Use of Antibiotics and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: A Population-Based Case-Control Study