Puscast References Aug 15-31, 2017

White-Nose Syndrome Fungus in a 1918 Bat Specimen from France

Evaluation of contact precautions for methicillin­resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin­resistant Enterococcus.

Vaccine Rejection and Hesitancy: A Review and Call to Action

Population-Level Herd Protection of Males From a Female Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program: Evidence from Australian Serosurveillance

Norovirus in Bottled Water Associated with Gastroenteritis Outbreak, Spain, 2016

Snowshoe Hare Virus Causing Meningoencephalitis in a Young Adult From Northern Manitoba, Canada

The impact of repeated vaccination on influenza vaccine effectiveness: a systematic review and meta­analysis.

Influenza A(H3N2) Virus in Swine at Agricultural Fairs and Transmission to Humans, Michigan and Ohio, USA, 2016

Reduced Severity of Pertussis in Persons With Age- Appropriate Pertussis Vaccination—United States, 2010–2012

Vaccination coverage and mortality after splenectomy: results from an Italian single­centre study

Role of Food Insecurity in Outbreak of Anthrax Infections among Humans and Hippopotamuses Living in a Game Reserve Area, Rural Zambia

Notes from the Field: Fatal Pneumonic Tularemia Associated with Dog Exposure — Arizona, June 2016

Increased Risk for Meningococcal Disease Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States, 2012–2015

The associations between socioeconomic status and risk of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and subsequent endocarditis ­ a Danish nationwide cohort study.

A Prospective Observational Study of the Epidemiology, Management and Outcomes of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections due to Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae

Effect of Oral Prednisolone on Symptom Duration and Severity in Nonasthmatic Adults With Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

Comparison of e cacy of antimicrobial agents among hospitalized patients with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in Japan during large epidemics of macrolide- resistant M. pneumoniae infections: A nationwide observational study

Estimated Annual Numbers of Foodborne Pathogen–Associated Illnesses, Hospitalizations, and Deaths, France, 2008–2013

Epidemiology of Salmonella enterica Serotype Dublin Infections among Humans, United States, 1968–2013

Occupational Distribution of Campylobacteriosis and Salmonellosis Cases — Maryland, Ohio, and Virginia, 2014

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Vaginal Seeding Not Recommended by DSOG

A fatal outbreak of ST11 carbapenem-resistant hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Chinese hospital: a molecular epidemiological study

PolyU discovers a newly emerged superbug -- hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae

Prevalence of polymorphisms in glucose­6­phosphate dehydrogenase, sickle haemoglobin and nitric oxide synthase genes and their relationship with incidence of uncomplicated malaria in Iganga, Uganda.