References for July 1 to 15, 2012 Puscast

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Herpes Zoster Vaccine and the Incidence of Recurrent Herpes Zoster in an Immunocompetent Elderly Population

Hung Fu Tseng, Margaret Chi, Ning Smith, Stephen M. Marcy, Lina S. Sy, and Steven J. Jacobsen

Infection. 2012 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print] Clinical benefit of infectious diseases consultation: a monocentric prospective cohort study.

Am J Clin Pathol. 2012 May;137(5):778­84. Impact of laboratory­reported urine culture colony counts on the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infection for hospitalized patients.

The Roles of Clostridium difficile and Norovirus Among Gastroenteritis-Associated Deaths in the United States, 1999–2007 Aron J. Hall,1 Aaron T. Curns,1 L. Clifford McDonald,2 Umesh D. Parashar,1 and Ben A. Lopman1

Comparing Badger (Meles meles) Management Strategies for Reducing Tuberculosis Incidence in Cattle Graham C. Smith1*, Robbie A. McDonald2, David Wilkinson1

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Jul 3. [Epub ahead of print] Streptococcus tigurinus, a novel member of the Streptococcus mitis group, causes invasive infections.

JAMA. 2012;308:50-59. Full text

Shingles Vaccine May Be Safe for Those on Immunosuppressants JAMA. 2012;308:43-49. Full text

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 Jul 3. [Epub ahead of print] Shift in dominant hospital­associated methicillin­ resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HA­MRSA) clones over time. Knight GM, Budd EL, Whitney L, Thornley A, Al­Ghusein H, Planche T, Lindsay JA.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012 Jul 9. doi: 10.1111/j.1469­0691.2012.03954.x. [Epub ahead of print] Seasonality in Gram­negative and healthcare­ associated infections.


A Simple Scoring Algorithm Predicting Vascular Infections in Adults With Nontyphoid Salmonella Bacteremia Po-Lin Chen,1,4,6 Ching-Chi Lee,1,3,4 Chung-Yi Li,5 Chia-Ming Chang,1,3,7 Hsin-Chun Lee,1,3,4 Nan-Yao Lee,1,3,4 Chi-Jung Wu,8 Hsin-I Shih,2 Hung-Jen Tang,9,10 and Wen-Chien Ko1,3,4

Why Are There So Few Rickettsia conorii conorii-Infected Rhipicephalus sanguineus Ticks in the Wild? Cristina Socolovschi1, Jean Gaudart2, Idir Bitam3, Thi Phong Huynh1, Didier Raoult1, Philippe Parola1*Severe Outcomes Are Associated With Genogroup 2 Genotype 4 Norovirus Outbreaks: A Systematic Literature Review Rishi Desai,1 Christal D. Hembree,2 Andreas Handel,2 Jonathan E. Matthews,3 Benjamin W. Dickey,4 Sharla McDonald,1 Aron J. Hall,1 Umesh D. Parashar,1 Juan S. Leon,3 and Benjamin Lopman1

Nocardia cyriacigeorgica Infections Attributable to Unlicensed Cosmetic Procedures—An Emerging Public Health Problem? Andria Apostolou,1,3 Shanna J. Bolcen,2 Vaidehi Dave,4 Nisha Jani,5 Brent A. Lasker,2 Christina G. Tan,3 Barbara Montana,3 June M. Brown,2 and Carol A. Genese3

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print] Epidemiology of smear­negative pulmonary tuberculosis in the United States, 1993­2008.

Michl RK, Rusche T, Grimm S, et al. Outbreak of hot-foot syndrome - caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa [ published online ahead of print 20 December 2011]. Klin Pädiatr 2011.

Influenza Virus Infection in Guinea Pigs Raised as Livestock, Ecuador Victor H. Leyva-Grado, Samira Mubareka, Florian Krammer, Washington B. Cárdenas, and Peter Palese

Brown-Elliott BA, Biehle J, Conville PS, et al. Sulfonamide resistance in isolates of Nocardia from a United States multi-center survey. J Clin Microbiol 2012; 50:670–2.

Central Nervous System Viral Invasion and Inflammation During Acute HIV Infection Victor Valcour,1 Thep Chalermchai,2 Napapon Sailasuta,3 Mary Marovich,4 Sukalaya Lerdlum,5,6 Duanghathai Suttichom,2 Nijasri C. Suwanwela,5,6 Linda Jagodzinski,4 Nelson Michael,4 Serena Spudich,7 Frits van Griensven,8,9 Mark de Souza,10 Jerome Kim,5,6 and Jintanat Ananworanich,2,5,11,12 on behalf of the RV254/SEARCH 010 Study Group

Impact of USA300 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus on Clinical Outcomes of Patients With Pneumonia or Central Line– Associated Bloodstream Infections Fernanda C. Lessa,1 Yi Mu,1 Susan M. Ray,2 Ghinwa Dumyati,3 Sandra Bulens,1,4 Rachel J. Gorwitz,1 Gregory Fosheim,1 Aaron S. DeVries,5 William Schaffner,6 Joelle Nadle,7 Kenneth Gershman,8 Scott K. Fridkin,1 for the Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs) MRSA Investigators of the Emerging Infections Program

Physical Activity and Influenza-Coded Outpatient Visits, a Population-Based Cohort Study Eric Siu1, Michael A. Campitelli1, Jeffrey C. Kwong1,2,3,4*

Am J Gastroenterol 2012; 107:1001–1010; doi:10.1038/ajg.2012.179; published online 19 June 2012 Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea and Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy: A Meta-Analysis


Ann Fam Med. 2012;10:337-346. Abstract

Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infections Associated with Pain Injections and Reuse of Single­Dose Vials — Arizona and Delaware, 2012


Antiretroviral Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention in Heterosexual Men and Women

Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention


Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Infection among African Women Lut Van Damme, M.D., Amy Corneli, Ph.D., Khatija Ahmed, M.Med., Kawango Agot, Ph.D., Johan Lombaard, M.B., Ch.B., Saidi Kapiga, M.D., Mookho Malahleha, M.B., Ch.B., Fredrick Owino, M.B., Ch.B., Rachel Manongi, M.D., Jacob Onyango, M.A., Lucky Temu, M.D., Modie Constance Monedi, Adv.Dip.Mid., Paul Mak’Oketch, B.Pharm., Mankalimeng Makanda, M.B., Ch.B., Ilse Reblin, B.Soc.Sc., Shumani Elsie Makatu, M.A., Lisa Saylor, B.A., Haddie Kiernan, B.S.N., Stella Kirkendale, M.P.H., Christina Wong, Ph.D., Robert Grant, M.D., Angela Kashuba, Pharm.D., Kavita Nanda, M.D., Justin Mandala, M.D., Katrien Fransen, M.S., Jennifer Deese, M.P.H., Tania Crucitti, Ph.D., Timothy D. Mastro, M.D., and Douglas Taylor, Ph.D., for the FEM-PrEP Study Group*

Antiretroviral Preexposure Prophylaxis for Heterosexual HIV Transmission in Botswana Michael C. Thigpen, M.D., Poloko M. Kebaabetswe, Ph.D., M.P.H., Lynn A. Paxton, M.D., M.P.H., Dawn K. Smith, M.D., M.P.H., Charles E. Rose, Ph.D., Tebogo M. Segolodi, M.Sc., Faith L. Henderson, M.P.H., Sonal R. Pathak, M.P.H., Fatma A. Soud, Ph.D., Kata L. Chillag, Ph.D., Rodreck Mutanhaurwa, M.B., Ch.B., Lovemore Ian Chirwa, M.B., Ch.B., M.Phil., Michael Kasonde, M.B., Ch.B., Daniel Abebe, M.D., Evans Buliva, M.B., Ch.B., Roman J. Gvetadze, M.D., M.S.P.H., Sandra Johnson, M.A., Thom Sukalac, Vasavi T. Thomas, M.P.H., R.Ph., Clyde Hart, Ph.D., Jeffrey A. Johnson, Ph.D., C. Kevin Malotte, Dr.P.H., Craig W. Hendrix, M.D., and John T. Brooks, M.D., for the TDF2 Study Group*

Impact of Appropriate Antimicrobial Therapy on Mortality Associated With Acinetobacter baumannii Bacteremia: Relation to Severity of Infection Yi-Tzu Lee,1,3,5 Shu-Chen Kuo,1,6 Su-Pen Yang,2,3 Yi-Tsung Lin,1,3 Fan-Chen Tseng,6 Te-Li Chen,1,3,4 and Chang-Phone Fung1,3