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Cockroaches (Ectobius vittiventris) in an intensive care unit, Switzerland.

Uçkay I, Sax H, Longet-Di Pietro S, Baur H, Boulc'h MF, Akakpo C, Chevrolet JC, Pittet D.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Mar;15(3):496-7. No abstract available.

PMID: 19239776


Am J Infect Control. 2009 Mar;37(2):117-20. Epub 2008 Oct 3.
Evaluation of patient participation in a patient empowerment initiative to improve hand hygiene practices in a Veterans Affairs medical center.

PMID: 18834750


Am J Infect Control. 2009 Mar;37(2):155-9.
Changes in hands microbiota associated with skin damage because of hand hygiene procedures on the health care workers.

PMID: 19249642


Are we aware how contaminated our mobile phones with nosocomial pathogens?

Published: 6 March 2009
Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2009, 8:7 doi:10.1186/1476-0711-8-7

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Bacterial contamination of health care workers' white coats.

Treakle AM, Thom KA, Furuno JP, Strauss SM, Harris AD, Perencevich EN.

Am J Infect Control. 2009 Mar;37(2):101-5. Epub 2008 Oct 3.

PMID: 18834751


Post-Epidemic Chikungunya Disease on Reunion Island: Course of Rheumatic Manifestations and Associated Factors over a 15-Month Period.

Sissoko D, Malvy D, Ezzedine K, Renault P, Moscetti F, Ledrans M, Pierre V.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009;3(3):e389. Epub 2009 Mar 10.

PMID: 19274071


Efficacy of oral ribavirin treatment in Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever: a quasi-experimental study from Turkey.

Elaldi N, Bodur H, Ascioglu S, Celikbas A, Ozkurt Z, Vahaboglu H, Leblebicioglu H, Yilmaz N, Engin A, Sencan M, Aydin K, Dokmetas I, Cevik MA, Dokuzoguz B, Tasyaran MA, Ozturk R, Bakir M, Uzun R.

J Infect. 2009 Mar;58(3):238-44. Epub 2009 Feb 26.

PMID: 19246100


Inhibitory effect of essential oils obtained from plants grown in Colombia on yellow fever virus replication in vitro.

Lopez RM, Ocazionez RE, Martinez JR, Stashenko EE.

Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2009 Mar 6;8(1):8. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 19267922


Rotavirus vaccines--early success, remaining questions.

Parashar UD, Glass RI.

N Engl J Med. 2009 Mar 12;360(11):1063-5. No abstract available.

PMID: 19279338


Cat-to-human orthopoxvirus transmission, northeastern Italy.

Carletti F, Bordi L, Castilletti C, Di Caro A, Falasca L, Gioia C, Ippolito G, Zaniratti S, Beltrame A, Viale P, Capobianchi MR.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Mar;15(3):499-500. No abstract available.

PMID: 19239778


Sources of hepatitis E virus genotype 3 in The Netherlands.

Rutjes SA, Lodder WJ, Lodder-Verschoor F, van den Berg HH, Vennema H, Duizer E, Koopmans M, de Roda Husman AM.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Mar;15(3):381-7.

PMID: 19239749


Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Mar;15(3):423-32.
Capacity of Thailand to contain an emerging influenza pandemic.
Putthasri W, Lertiendumrong J, Chompook P, Tangcharoensathien V, Coker R.

PMID: 19239756


Influenza Resistance Increases, Along With Morbidity and Mortality.

Oseltamivir-resistant influenza A (H1N1) virus, Europe, 2007–08 season.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 April; [Epub ahead of print]
Oseltamivir-Resistant Influenza Virus A (H1N1), Europe, 2007–08 Season

Investigation of the temporal association of Guillain-Barre syndrome with influenza vaccine and influenzalike illness using the United Kingdom General Practice Research Database.

Stowe J, Andrews N, Wise L, Miller E.

Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Feb 1;169(3):382-8. Epub 2008 Nov 24.

PMID: 19033158


Duration and clearance of anal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection among women: the Hawaii HPV cohort study.

Shvetsov YB, Hernandez BY, McDuffie K, Wilkens LR, Zhu X, Ning L, Killeen J, Kamemoto L, Goodman MT.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 1;48(5):536-46.

PMID: 19191636


Reconstitution inflammatory syndrome related to histoplasmosis, with a hemophagocytic syndrome in HIV infection.

De Lavaissière M, Manceron V, Bourée P, Garçon L, Bisaro F, Delfraissy JF, Lambotte O, Goujard C.

J Infect. 2009 Mar;58(3):245-7. Epub 2008 Dec 17.

PMID: 19095307


Detection of circulating Chlamydophila pneumoniae in patients with coronary artery disease and healthy control subjects.

West SK, Kohlhepp SJ, Jin R, Gleaves CA, Stamm W, Gilbert DN.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 1;48(5):560-7.

PMID: 19191640


Seroepidemiologic and occupational risk survey for Coxiella burnetii antibodies among US veterinarians.

Whitney EA, Massung RF, Candee AJ, Ailes EC, Myers LM, Patterson NE, Berkelman RL.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 1;48(5):550-7.

PMID: 19191638


Lyme Disease and Violence: No Link

Streptococcus suis: an emerging human pathogen.

Wertheim HF, Nghia HD, Taylor W, Schultsz C.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 1;48(5):617-25. Review.

PMID: 19191650


Outcomes of meningococcal disease in adolescence: prospective, matched-cohort study.

Borg J, Christie D, Coen PG, Booy R, Viner RM.

Pediatrics. 2009 Mar;123(3):e502-9.

PMID: 19254985


Effectiveness and safety of short vs. long duration of antibiotic therapy for acute bacterial sinusitis: a meta-analysis of randomized trials.

Falagas ME, Karageorgopoulos DE, Grammatikos AP, Matthaiou DK.

Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2009 Feb;67(2):161-71. Epub 2008 Sep 19.

PMID: 19154447


Dead Mice Found at Salmonella U.S. Peanut Plant

Cost of Salmonella Outbreak Likely to be At Least $1 Billion

Emerging Infectious Diseases Vol. 15, No. 3, March 2009 etymologia


Distribution of genital Lactobacillus strains shared by female sex partners.

Marrazzo JM, Antonio M, Agnew K, Hillier SL.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 1;199(5):680-3.

PMID: 19199538


Sudden increases in listeriosis rates in England and Wales, 2001 and 2003.

Cairns BJ, Payne RJ.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Mar;15(3):465-8.

PMID: 19239766


A lion in our village--the unconscionable tragedy of cholera in Africa.

Mintz ED, Guerrant RL.

N Engl J Med. 2009 Mar 12;360(11):1060-3. No abstract available.

PMID: 19279337


Health care-associated Clostridium difficile infection in adults admitted to acute care hospitals in Canada: a Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program Study.

Gravel D, Miller M, Simor A, Taylor G, Gardam M, McGeer A, Hutchinson J, Moore D, Kelly S, Boyd D, Mulvey M; Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 1;48(5):568-76.

PMID: 19191641


Antimotility agents for the treatment of Clostridium difficile diarrhea and colitis.

Koo HL, Koo DC, Musher DM, DuPont HL.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 1;48(5):598-605. Review.

PMID: 19191646


Toxin B is essential for virulence of Clostridium difficile.

Lyras D, O'Connor JR, Howarth PM, Sambol SP, Carter GP, Phumoonna T, Poon R, Adams V, Vedantam G, Johnson S, Gerding DN, Rood JI.

Nature. 2009 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 19252482


Gram-negative bacteremia upon hospital admission: when should Pseudomonas aeruginosa be suspected?

Schechner V, Nobre V, Kaye KS, Leshno M, Giladi M, Rohner P, Harbarth S, Anderson DJ, Karchmer AW, Schwaber MJ, Carmeli Y.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 1;48(5):580-6.

PMID: 19191643


Anti-staphylococcal humoral immune response in persistent nasal carriers and noncarriers of Staphylococcus aureus.

Verkaik NJ, de Vogel CP, Boelens HA, Grumann D, Hoogenboezem T, Vink C, Hooijkaas H, Foster TJ, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A, van Wamel WJ.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 1;199(5):625-32.

PMID: 19199541


Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in poultry.

Persoons D, Van Hoorebeke S, Hermans K, Butaye P, de Kruif A, Haesebrouck F, Dewulf J.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Mar;15(3):452-3.

PMID: 19239762


Clinical features of heteroresistant vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia versus those of methicillin-resistant S. aureus bacteremia.

Maor Y, Hagin M, Belausov N, Keller N, Ben-David D, Rahav G.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 1;199(5):619-24.

PMID: 19199552


J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Feb 25.

Predicting Clearance of Colonization with Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus and Methicillin-Resistant Staphyloccocus aureus by Weekly Surveillance Cultures.

PMID: 19244462


Am J Infect Control. 2009 Mar;37(2):106-10. Epub 2008 Oct 22.
The role of colonization pressure in nosocomial transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

PMID: 18945520


Continuous cefazolin infusion to treat bone and joint infections: clinical efficacy, feasibility, safety, and serum and bone concentrations.

Zeller V, Durand F, Kitzis MD, Lhotellier L, Ziza JM, Mamoudy P, Desplaces N.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009 Mar;53(3):883-7. Epub 2008 Dec 15.

PMID: 19075069


Continuous vs. Intermittent Infusion Oxacillin for the Treatment of Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Infective Endocarditis.

Hughes DW, Frei CR, Maxwell PR, Green K, Patterson JE, Crawford GE, Lewis JS 2nd.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 19258261


Bacterial endocarditis complicating body art.

Tse D, Khan S, Clarke S.

Int J Cardiol. 2009 Mar 20;133(1):e28-9. Epub 2008 Jan 3.

PMID: 18180055


American Academy of Dermatology
Source reference:
Drage L, et al "An outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae infections in association with tattoos"
J Am Acad Dermatol 2009; 60(suppl): Abstract 205.

TB Associated With Long-Term Risk of Lung Cancer

Transmission of coccidioidomycosis to a human via a cat bite.

Gaidici A, Saubolle MA.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Feb;47(2):505-6. Epub 2008 Dec 3.

PMID: 19052181


Coccidioidal pneumonia, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2000-2004.

Kim MM, Blair JE, Carey EJ, Wu Q, Smilack JD.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Mar;15(3):397-401.

PMID: 19239751


Comet sign (and other) in Pyemotes dermatitis.

Bellido-Blasco JB, Arnedo-Pena A, Valcuende F.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Mar;15(3):503-4. No abstract available.

PMID: 19239781


Simian Malaria in a U.S. Traveler --- New York, 2008