References for Dec 1 to 15, 2012 Puscast

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BMC Microbiol. 2012 Nov 28;12(1):283. [Epub ahead of print] Correlation of intestinal microbiota with overweight and obesity in Kazakh school children.

Illegal Tattoos Complicated by Staphylococcus Infections: A North Carolina Wound Care and Medical Center Experience Volume 24 ­ Issue 12 ­ December 2012 Author(s): Alan S. Coulson, MD Index: WOUNDS. 2012;24(11):323–326. 2/3 12/14/12 Contact Precautions May Have Unintended Consequences 1/2 12/14/12 Predictors of stethoscope disinfection among pediatric health care providers

Am J Infect Control. 2012 Dec;40(10):904­6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.12.017. Epub 2012 Mar 30. Hospital privacy curtains are frequently and rapidly contaminated with potentially pathogenic bacteria. 1/2 12/14/12 A baumannii Hospital Contamination Persists After Cleaning

Hepatology. 2012 Nov 23. doi: 10.1002/hep.26164. [Epub ahead of print] Sexual transmission of HCV among monogamous heterosexual couples: The HCV partners study. Terrault NA, Dodge JL, Murphy EL, Tavis JE, Kiss A, Levin TR, Gish R, Busch M, Reingold AL, Alter MJ.

Rapid Effectiveness of Minocycline or Doxycycline Against Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection in a 2011 Outbreak Among Japanese Children Takafumi Okada,1,2 Miyuki Morozumi,2 Takeshi Tajima,3 Maki Hasegawa,2,4 Hiroshi Sakata,6 Shigeru Ohnari,7 Naoko Chiba,2 Satoshi Iwata,1,5 and Kimiko Ubukata2

Q Fever: Single-Point Source Outbreak With High Attack Rates and Massive Numbers of Undetected Infections Across an Entire Regio

Q Fever: Single-Point Source Outbreak With High Attack Rates and Massive Numbers of Undetected Infections Across an Entire Region Volker H. Hackert,1,2 Wim van der Hoek,3 Nicole Dukers-Muijrers,1,2 Arnout de Bruin,3 Sascha Al Dahouk,4,5 Heinrich Neubauer,6 Cathrien A. Bruggeman,2 and Christian J. P. A. Hoebe1,2

Am J Infect Control. 2012 Dec;40(10):931­4. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.01.025. Epub 2012 May 9. Impact of alcohol­impregnated port protectors and needleless neutral pressure connectors on central line­associated bloodstream infections and contamination of blood cultures in an inpatient oncology unit.

Int J Infect Dis. 2012 Nov 26. pii: S1201­9712(12)01278­7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2012.09.019. [Epub ahead of print] Duration of colonization and risk factors for prolonged carriage of vancomycin­resistant enterococci after discharge from the hospital.

J Hosp Med. 2012 Nov 26. doi: 10.1002/jhm.1996. [Epub ahead of print] Mortality, morbidity, and disease severity of patients with aspiration pneumonia

Respirology. 2012 Dec 12. doi: 10.1111/resp.12029. [Epub ahead of print] Impact of aspiration pneumonia in patients with community­acquired pneumonia and healthcare­associated pneumonia: A multicenter retrospective cohort study. 1/3 12/14/12 Benzodiazepine Use Linked to Pneumonia

J Hosp Med. 2012 Nov 26. doi: 10.1002/jhm.1992. [Epub ahead of print] Adjuvant steroid therapy in community­acquired pneumonia: A systematic review and meta­analysis. Shafiq M, Mansoor MS, Khan AA, Sohail MR, Murad MH.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print] Daptomycin for the treatment of infective endocarditis: results from a European registry

Pyogenic brain abscess, a 15 year survey BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:332 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-332

Hormonal Contraceptive Use and Persistent Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Carriage Philipp Zanger,1 Dennis Nurjadi,1 Marika Gaile,1 Sabine Gabrysch,2 and Peter G. Kremsner1 1/3 12/14/12 UTI Treatment in Men: Shorter May Be Better 1/3 12/14/12 Uncircumcised Boys and Men May Face More UTIs

Antimicrobial catheters for reduction of symptomatic urinary tract infection in adults requiring short‐term catheterisation in hospital: a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Necrotizing Cutaneous Mucormycosis after a Tornado in Joplin, Missouri, in 2011

Pharma Company-Sponsored Studies Biased: Meta-analysis