Puscast References July 1-31, 2017

The antibiotic course has had its day

Decreased mortality in patients prescribed vancomycin after implementation of antimicrobial stewardship program. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28739223

Decreased mortality in patients prescribed vancomycin after implementation of antimicrobial stewardship program.

Effect of High­Dose vs Standard­Dose Wintertime Vitamin D Supplementation on Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Young Healthy Children

Zika Virus Infection in Patient with No Known Risk Factors, Utah, USA, 2016

Antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae: Global surveillance and a call for international collaborative action

Clonal Expansion of New Penicillin-Resistant Clade of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup W Clonal Complex 11, Australia

Which azithromycin regimen should be used for treating Mycoplasma genitalium? A meta­analysis.

Contribution of echocardiography in the diagnosis of definitive infective endocarditis: the infectious disease specialist's point of view.

Bartonella quintana, anUnrecognized Cause of Infective Endocarditis in Children in Ethiopia

Efficacy of corticosteroid treatment for severe community- acquired pneumonia: A meta-analysis

Suppressive antibiotic therapy with oral doxycycline for staphylococcus aureus prosthetic joint infections: a retrospective study of 39 patients.

Preoperative doxycycline does not decolonize Propionibacterium acnes from the skin of the shoulder: a randomized controlled trial.

Moxifloxacin plus rifampin as an alternative for levofloxacin plus rifampin in the treatment of a prosthetic joint infection with staphylococcus aureus.

Central nervous system infection due to Cryptococcus gattii sensu lato in India: Analysis of clinical features, molecular profile and antifungal susceptibility.

Does repeated pleural culture increase the diagnostic yield of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from tuberculous pleural effusion in HIV­negative individuals?

Added Value of Next-Generation Sequencing for Multilocus Sequence Typing Analysis of a Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia Outbreak1

Seroprevalence of Baylisascaris procyonis Infection among Humans, Santa Barbara County, California, USA, 2014–2016