Puscast References December 15-31, 2016

Statin use and the risk of herpes zoster: a nested case­ control study using primary care data from the U.K. Clinical Research Practice Datalink

The Relationship Between Herpes Zoster, Syphilis and Chickenpox

Weight Gain and Obesity in Infants and Young Children Exposed to Prolonged Antibiotic Prophylaxis

H1N1-Induced Venous Thromboembolic Events? Results of a Single-Institution Case Series

Time Until Emergence of HIV Test Reactivity Following Infection With HIV-1: Implications for Interpreting Test Results and Retesting After Exposure

Human antibody responses after dengue virus infection are highly cross-reactive to Zika virus.

Dengue virus sero-cross-reactivity drives antibody-dependent enhancement of infection with Zika virus.

Effectiveness of Prenatal Versus Postpartum Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccination in Preventing Infant Pertussis

Costs and Consequences Associated With Misdiagnosed Lower Extremity Cellulitis.

Antiseptic mouthwash against pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae: a randomised controlled trial and an in vitro study

Correlation between pubic hair grooming and STIs: results from a nationally representative probability sample.

Rate of Decline in Nontreponemal Antibody Titers and Seroreversion After Treatment of Early Syphilis.

Outbreak of Salmonella Oslo Infections Linked to Persian Cucumbers — United States, 2016

Effect of Cranberry Capsules on Bacteriuria Plus Pyuria Among Older Women in Nursing Homes: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Outcomes Associated with Antimicrobial De­escalation of Treatment for Pneumonia within the Veterans Healthcare Administration

Autochthonous Transmission of Trypanosoma Cruzi in Southern California

Pillet S, Berthelot P, Gagneux-Brunon A, et al. Contamination of healthcare workers’ mobile phones by epidemic viruses. Clin Microbiol Infect 2016; 22:456.e1–6.