References for July 1 to 15, 2014

AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control Volume 42, Issue 7 , Pages 698-701, July 2014 Video observation to map hand contact and bacterial transmission in operating rooms

Open Medicine, Vol 8, No 3 (2014) Vol 8, No 3 (2014) > Kandel Elevator buttons as unrecognized sources of bacterial colonization in hospitals

Incidence, Clearance, and Disease Progression of Genital Human Papillomavirus Infection in Heterosexual Men

Complications Among Adults Hospitalized With Influenza: A Comparison of Seasonal Influenza and the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic

Impact of Risk Factors for Specific Causes of Death in the First and Subsequent Years of Antiretroviral Therapy Among HIV-Infected Patients

Prognostic Value of Vitamin D Level for All-cause Mortality, and Association With Inflammatory Markers, in HIV-infected Persons

(doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-1079) Review Article Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization of US Children: A Systematic Review

Pediatrics. 2014 Jul;134(1):24­30. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013­4251. Epub 2014 Jun 9. Impact of vaccination on the epidemiology of varicella: 1995­2009.

Azithromycin Versus Doxycycline for the Treatment of Genital Chlamydia Infection: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Effect of Antimicrobial Treatment of Acute Otitis Media on the Daily Disappearance of Middle Ear Effusion A Placebo-Controlled Trial

Sex Transm Dis. 2014 Jul;41(7):440­6. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000149. Toll­like receptor polymorphisms are associated with increased neurosyphilis risk.

Man Diagnosed With Rare Pneumonic Plague in Colorado

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Asymptomatic Clostridium difficile Carriage

The impact of central line insertion bundle on central line-associated bloodstream infection

Ethanol versus heparin locks for the prevention of central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections: a randomized trial in adult haematology patients with Hickman devices

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 May 24. pii: S0732­8893(14)00214­4. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.05.020. [Epub ahead of print] Serotype distribution and antimicrobial susceptibility of USA Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates collected prior to and post introduction of 13­valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.

Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Children Can Reveal a Primary Immunodeficiency

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Jun 5. pii: S0732­8893(14)00241­7. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.05.022. [Epub ahead of print] High doses of daptomycin (10 mg/kg/d) plus rifampin for the treatment of staphylococcal prosthetic joint infection managed with implant retention: a comparative study.

Effect of Postoperative Antibiotic Administration on Postoperative Infection Following Cholecystectomy for Acute Calculous Cholecystitis A Randomized Clinical Trial

Infection Prophylaxis Compliance Poor in Cesarean Deliveries

J Nucl Med. 2014 May 8;55(7):1093­1098. [Epub ahead of print] Role of 18F­FDG PET in Patients with Infectious Endocarditis.

Time-to-Detection in Culture Predicts Risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Transmission: A Cohort Study

Importance of Cough and M. tuberculosis Strain Type as Risks for Increased Transmission within Households

Prevalence and Correlates of Cryptococcal Antigen Positivity Among AIDS Patients — United States, 1986– 2012

Efficacy of combined antiparasitic therapy with praziquantel and albendazole for neurocysticercosis: a double‐blind, randomised controlled trial

Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: 2014 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Mold Infections of the Central Nervous System

US CDC Says Finds Smallpox Vials From 1950s in FDA Storage Room