References for March 1 to 15, 2015

Astrovirus VA1/HMO-C: An Increasingly Recognized Neurotropic Pathogen in Immunocompromised Patients

Diagnosis of Neuroinvasive Astrovirus Infection in an Immunocompromised Adult With Encephalitis by Unbiased Next- Generation Sequencing

Adults Only Catch Flu Around Twice a Decade, Study Finds

Clinical Presentation and Risk Factors for Cytomegalovirus Colitis in Immunocompetent Adult Patients

High positivity of mimivirus in inanimate surfaces of a hospital respiratory-isolation facility, Brazil

MAJOR ARTICLE Long-term Persistence of Zoster Vaccine Efficacy

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

Gorilla Origins of the Last Two AIDS Virus Lineages Confirmed

J Infect. 2014 Aug;69(2):145­53. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2014.03.010. Epub 2014 Mar 15. Full text links Bacteraemia due to Streptococcus gallolyticus subspecies pasteurianus is associated with digestive tract malignancies and resistance to macrolides and clindamycin.

Culture of the entire mouse to determine whether culti- vable Borrelia burgdorferi persists in infected mice treated with a five-day course of ceftriaxone. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014; 58:6701–3.

Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia Associated With Methemoglobinemia and Anemia: An Overlooked Association?

Lyme CNS Infection Mimics Stroke in Teenager

J Clin Rheumatol. 2015 Mar;21(2):72­5. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000000215. Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in Patients With Autoimmune Disease on High­Dose Glucocorticoid.

Clinical characteristics of hospital­onset Pneumocystis pneumonia and genotypes of Pneumocystis jirovecii in a single tertiary centre in Korea

Antipyretic therapy in critically ill patients with established sepsis: a trial sequential analysis.

Continued PPI Use Boosts Risk of Repeat C. Difficile Infection

Echocardiography has minimal yield and may not be warranted in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia without clinical risk factors for endocarditis.

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Women With Autoimmune Rheumatic Disease: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Clinical Significance

Sterile Pyuria

Chronic Progressive Disseminated Histoplasmosis in a Mexican Cockfighter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4WGQmWcrbs

Garcia MN, Aguilar D, Gorchakov R, et al. Evidence of autochthonous Chagas disease in southeastern Texas. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015; 92:325–30.

Garcia MN, Murray KO, Hotez PJ, et al. Development of Chagas cardiac manifestations among Texas blood do- nors. Am J Cardiol 2015; 115:113–7.

Arsenic exposure and outcomes of antimonial treatment in visceral leishmaniasis patients in bihar, India: a retrospective cohort study.

Toxoplasmosis and epilepsy­­systematic review and meta analysis

Why Latrines Are Not Used: Communities' Perceptions and Practices Regarding Latrines in a Taenia solium Endemic Rural Area in Eastern Zambia.

Bifidobacterium longum Bacteremia in Preterm Infants Receiving Probiotics

The association of noise and surgical-site infection in day-case hernia repairs