References for February 15 to 30, 2015

Face touching: A frequent habit that has implications for hand hygiene

Novel Thogotovirus Species Associated with Febrile Illness and Death, United States, 2014

Do corticosteroids reduce the mortality of influenza A (H1N1) infection? a meta­analysis Critical Care 2015, 19:46 doi:10.1186/s13054­015­0764­5

Allergic Reactions After Egg-Free Recombinant Influenza Vaccine: Reports to the US Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

CDC Says Influenza Vaccine Only 18% Effective This Year

Pre­exposure Prophylaxis Halts Real­world HIV Transmission

Effectiveness of topical corticosteroids in addition to antiviral therapy in the management of recurrent herpes labialis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Psychological Stress as a Trigger for Herpes Zoster: Might the Conventional Wisdom Be Wrong?

Disinfection of Syringes Contaminated With Hepatitis C Virus by Rinsing With Household Products

Reemergence of Murine Typhus in Galveston, Texas, USA, 2013

Reduction in Clostridium difficile environmental contamination by hospitalized patients treated with fidaxomicin

Estimating the Attack Rate of Pregnancy-Associated Listeriosis during a Large Outbreak

Ann Intern Med. 2015 Feb 17;162(4):241­7. doi: 10.7326/M14­1305. The Clinical Presentation of Fusobacterium­Positive and Streptococcal­ Positive Pharyngitis in a University Health Clinic: A Cross­sectional Study.

Clinical and biochemical characteristics of patients with Fusobacterium necrophorum- positive acute tonsillitis

Pasteurella species peritoneal dialysis­associated peritonitis: Household pets as a risk factor

Beyond antibiotic selection: concordance with the IDSA guidelines for uncomplicated urinary tract infections.

Staphylococcus aureus Skin Infection Recurrences Among Household Members: An Examination of Host, Behavioral, and Pathogen-Level Predictors

Impact of Early Valve Surgery on Outcome of Staphylococcus aureus Prosthetic Valve Infective Endocarditis: Analysis in the International Collaboration of Endocarditis–Prospective Cohort Study

A comparison of long­term outcomes after meticillin­resistant and meticillin­sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: an observational cohort study.

Effect of a moustache on nasal Staphylococcus aureus colonisation and nasal cytology results in men.

Surrogate analysis of vancomycin to predict susceptible categorization of dalbavancin

Etymologia: M. bovis

Mycobacterium bovis Infection in Humans and Cats in Same Household, Texas, USA, 2012

Spillover of Mycobacterium bovis from Wildlife to Livestock, South Africa

Mycobacterium bovis BCG–Associated Osteomyelitis/Osteitis, Taiwan

In Vitro Activity of Rifampicin and Verapamil Combination in Multidrug­ Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Risk of tuberculosis after recent exposure. A 10-year follow- up study of contacts in Amsterdam. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014; 190:1044–52.

Moxifloxacin Prophylaxis against MDR TB, New York, New York, USA

Notes from the Field: Use of Unvalidated Urine Mycotoxin Tests for the Clinical Diagnosis of Illness — United States, 20

Notes from the Field: Fatal Gastrointestinal Mucormycosis in a Premature Infant Associated with a Contaminated Dietary Supplement — Connecticut, 2014

Application of the 2008 Definitions for Invasive Fungal Diseases to the Trial Comparing Voriconazole Versus Amphotericin B for Therapy of Invasive Aspergillosis: A Collaborative Study of the Mycoses Study Group (MSG 05) and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Infectious Diseases Group

Comparative Effectiveness of Induction Therapy for Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Associated Cryptococcal Meningitis: A Network Meta-Analysis

Notes from the Field: Cryptosporidiosis Associated with Consumption of Unpasteurized Goat Milk — Idaho, 2014

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Feb 5;8(1):77. [Epub ahead of print] Toxoplasma gondii infection in interstate truck drivers: a case¿control seroprevalence study.