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Identification and characteristics of vaccine refusers
BMC Pediatrics 2009, 9:18 doi:10.1186/1471-2431-9-18

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Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients.

NICE-SUGAR Study Investigators, Finfer S, Chittock DR, Su SY, Blair D, Foster D, Dhingra V, Bellomo R, Cook D, Dodek P, Henderson WR, Hébert PC, Heritier S, Heyland DK, McArthur C, McDonald E, Mitchell I, Myburgh JA, Norton R, Potter J, Robinson BG, Ronco JJ.

N Engl J Med. 2009 Mar 26;360(13):1283-97. Epub 2009 Mar 24.

PMID: 19318384


Evidence of aerosolised floating blood mist during oral surgery.

Ishihama K, Koizumi H, Wada T, Iida S, Tanaka S, Yamanishi T, Enomoto A, Kogo M.

J Hosp Infect. 2009 Apr;71(4):359-64. Epub 2009 Feb 6.

PMID: 19201057


Simple Techniques Slash Hospital Infections: Meeting


Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):766-71.
Taking off the gloves: toward a less dogmatic approach to the use of contact isolation.

PMID: 19196174


Patient Sharing Among Hospitals Common


Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Fries J, et al "A low-cost Non-RFID based method for automated monitoring of hand hygiene compliance" SHEA 2009; Abstract 123.

Prevalence of Polyomavirus BK and JC Infection and Replication in 400 Healthy Blood Donors.

Egli A, Infanti L, Dumoulin A, Buser A, Samaridis J, Stebler C, Gosert R, Hirsch HH.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Jan 27. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 19199540


Morbidity and mortality associated with nosocomial transmission of oseltamivir-resistant influenza A(H1N1) virus.

Gooskens J, Jonges M, Claas EC, Meijer A, van den Broek PJ, Kroes AM.

JAMA. 2009 Mar 11;301(10):1042-6. Epub 2009 Mar 2.

PMID: 19255111


Neurologic Immune Reconstitution Syndrome

Efficacy of etravirine for treatment of acute HIV meningoencephalitis.

Couzigou C, Seang S, Morand-Joubert L, Roque-Afonso AM, Escaut L, Vittecoq D.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):e62-5.

PMID: 19193114


HIV preexposure prophylaxis in the United States: impact on lifetime infection risk, clinical outcomes, and cost-effectiveness.

Paltiel AD, Freedberg KA, Scott CA, Schackman BR, Losina E, Wang B, Seage GR 3rd, Sloan CE, Sax PE, Walensky RP.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):806-15.

PMID: 19193111


Should syphilis be treated differently in HIV-positive and HIV-negative individuals? Treatment outcomes at a university hospital, Brighton, UK.

Warwick Z, Dean G, Fisher M.

Int J STD AIDS. 2009 Apr;20(4):229-30.

PMID: 19304964


Do Benefits of Earlier Antiretroviral Treatment Initiation Outweigh Harms for Individuals at Risk for Poor Adherence?

Clinical Infectious Diseases 2009; 48:822–6

High Mortality among Patients with AIDS Who Received a Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in the First 3 Months of Antiretroviral Therapy

Clinical Infectious Diseases 2009; 48:829–31

Comparison of Incident Cervical and Vulvar/Vaginal Human Papillomavirus Infections in Newly Sexually Active Young Women.

Winer RL, Hughes JP, Feng Q, O'Reilly S, Kiviat NB, Koutsky LA.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Feb 1. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 19183063


Male circumcision for the prevention of HSV-2 and HPV infections and syphilis.

Tobian AA, Serwadda D, Quinn TC, Kigozi G, Gravitt PE, Laeyendecker O, Charvat B, Ssempijja V, Riedesel M, Oliver AE, Nowak RG, Moulton LH, Chen MZ, Reynolds SJ, Wawer MJ, Gray RH.

N Engl J Med. 2009 Mar 26;360(13):1298-309.

PMID: 19321868


Lumbar puncture in HIV-infected patients with syphilis and no neurologic symptoms.

Ghanem KG, Moore RD, Rompalo AM, Erbelding EJ, Zenilman JM, Gebo KA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):816-21.

PMID: 19187028


Population-based study of invasive disease due to beta-hemolytic streptococci of groups other than A and B.

Broyles LN, Van Beneden C, Beall B, Facklam R, Shewmaker PL, Malpiedi P, Daily P, Reingold A, Farley MM.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):706-12.

PMID: 19187026


Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Datta R, et al "Impact of an environmental cleaning intervention on the risk of acquiring MRSA and VRE from prior room occupants" SHEA 2009; Abstract 273.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2009 Mar 6;58(8):194-8.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections from an elephant
calf--San Diego, California, 2008.

PMID: 19265780


Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Mar 17.
Evolution of virulence in epidemic community-associated methicillin-resistant
Staphylococcus aureus.

PMID: 19293374


MRSA Often Found on Stethoscopes


A cluster of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in hospital security guards.

Patrozou E, Reid K, Jefferson J, Mermel LA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Apr;30(4):386-8.

PMID: 19236283


Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia among patients with health care-associated fever.

Stryjewski ME, Kanafani ZA, Chu VH, Pappas PA, Harding T, Drew LA, Benjamin DK Jr, Reller LB, Lee BA, Corey GR, Fowler VG Jr.

Am J Med. 2009 Mar;122(3):281-289.e2.

PMID: 19272489


Clinical presentation, etiology, and outcome of infective endocarditis in the 21st century: the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospective Cohort Study.

Murdoch DR, Corey GR, Hoen B, Miró JM, Fowler VG Jr, Bayer AS, Karchmer AW, Olaison L, Pappas PA, Moreillon P, Chambers ST, Chu VH, Falcó V, Holland DJ, Jones P, Klein JL, Raymond NJ, Read KM, Tripodi MF, Utili R, Wang A, Woods CW, Cabell CH; International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospective Cohort Study (ICE-PCS) Investigators.

Arch Intern Med. 2009 Mar 9;169(5):463-73.

PMID: 19273776


Initial low-dose gentamicin for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis is nephrotoxic.

Cosgrove SE, Vigliani GA, Fowler VG Jr, Abrutyn E, Corey GR, Levine DP, Rupp ME, Chambers HF, Karchmer AW, Boucher HW.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):713-21.

PMID: 19207079


Association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and upper respiratory tract infection in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Ginde AA, Mansbach JM, Camargo CA Jr.

Arch Intern Med. 2009 Feb 23;169(4):384-90.

PMID: 19237723


Introduction and Proliferation of Multidrug-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 19A Clones That Cause Acute Otitis Media in an Unvaccinated Population.

Dagan R, Givon-Lavi N, Leibovitz E, Greenberg D, Porat N.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Feb 1. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 19183062


The pneumococcal pilus predicts the absence of Staphylococcus aureus co-colonization in pneumococcal carriers.

Regev-Yochay G, Lipsitch M, Basset A, Rubinstein E, Dagan R, Raz M, Malley R.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):760-3.

PMID: 19207082


Human Coronavirus and Acute Respiratory Illness in Older Adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Gorse GJ, O'Connor TZ, Hall SL, Vitale JN, Nichol KL.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;199(6):847-857.

PMID: 19239338


Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Mar;28(3):253-9. Epub
2008 Aug 28.

Inhaled aminoglycosides in cancer patients with ventilator-associated Gram-negative bacterial pneumonia: safety and feasibility in the era of escalating drug resistance

PMID: 18752007


Safety and effectiveness of colistin compared with tobramycin for multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections

BMC Infectious Diseases 2009, 9:26 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-9-26

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Analysis of 4758 Escherichia coli bacteraemia episodes: predictive factors for isolation of an antibiotic-resistant strain and their impact on the outcome.

Ortega M, Marco F, Soriano A, Almela M, Martínez JA, Muñoz A, Mensa J.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2009 Mar;63(3):568-74. Epub 2009 Jan 6.

PMID: 19126669


Beta-lactam and fluoroquinolone combination antibiotic therapy for bacteremia caused by gram-negative bacilli.

Al-Hasan MN, Wilson JW, Lahr BD, Thomsen KM, Eckel-Passow JE, Vetter EA, Tleyjeh IM, Baddour LM.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009 Apr;53(4):1386-94. Epub 2009 Jan 21.

PMID: 19164144


A multicentre case-control study of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as a
risk factor for severe sepsis and septic shock
Critical Care 2009, 13:R43 doi:10.1186/cc7766

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Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):745-55.
Antimicrobial and immunomodulatory attributes of statins: relevance in solid-organ transplant recipients.

PMID: 19193110


FDA: Don't Eat Pistachios Till Salmonella Source Found


SLC11A1 (Formerly NRAMP1) gene polymorphisms associated with pediatric tuberculosis in China.

Jin J, Sun L, Jiao W, Zhao S, Li H, Guan X, Jiao A, Jiang Z, Shen A.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):733-8.

PMID: 19193106


Candida haemulonii and closely related species at 5 university hospitals in Korea: identification, antifungal susceptibility, and clinical features.

Kim MN, Shin JH, Sung H, Lee K, Kim EC, Ryoo N, Lee JS, Jung SI, Park KH, Kee SJ, Kim SH, Shin MG, Suh SP, Ryang DW.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):e57-61.

PMID: 19193113


Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Mar;28(3):233-42.

Fungal colonization and/or infection in non-neutropenic critically ill patients:
results of the EPCAN observational study.

PMID: 18758831


Cryptosporidiosis in the elderly population of the United States.

Mor SM, DeMaria A Jr, Griffiths JK, Naumova EN.

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 15;48(6):698-705.

PMID: 19199827


Proteolytic Degradation of Hemoglobin in the Intestine of the Human Hookworm Necator americanus.

Ranjit N, Zhan B, Hamilton B, Stenzel D, Lowther J, Pearson M, Gorman J, Hotez P, Loukas A.

J Infect Dis. 2009 Feb 1. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 19191589


Accuracy of diagnosis of pediculosis capitis: visual inspection vs wet combing.

Jahnke C, Bauer E, Hengge UR, Feldmeier H.

Arch Dermatol. 2009 Mar;145(3):309-13.

PMID: 19289764


Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Apr;30(4):354-60.
Scabies outbreak in an intensive care unit with 1,659 exposed individuals--key factors for controlling the outbreak.
Buehlmann M, Beltraminelli H, Strub C, Bircher A, Jordan X, Battegay M, Itin P, Widmer AF.

PMID: 19254159


Painful Sexual Intercourse Seen With Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Nonfatal Fall-Related Injuries Associated with Dogs and Cats ...