References for March 15 to 31, 2012 Puscast

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Crit Care Med. 2012 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print] Antibiotic strategies in severe nosocomial sepsis: Why do we not de-escalate more often?

Adenovirus 36 as an Obesity Agent Maintains the Obesity State by Increasing MCP-1 and Inducing Inflammation Ha-Na Na and Jae-Hwan Nam

J Med Microbiol. 2012 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print] Wild birds as biological indicators of environmental pollution: antimicrobial resistance patterns of Escherichia coli and enterococci isolated from common buzzards (Buteo buteo).

The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 12, Issue 4, Pages 281 - 289, April 2012 doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(11)70374-7 Cite or Link Using DOI Fidaxomicin versus vancomycin for infection with Clostridium difficile in Europe, Canada, and the USA: a double-blind, non-inferiority, randomised controlled trial

Toll-like Receptor 1 Polymorphisms Increase Susceptibility to Candidemia Theo S. Plantinga,1,2,a Melissa D. Johnson,5,6,a William K. Scott,7 Esther van de Vosse,3 Digna R. Velez Edwards,8 P. Brian Smith,5 Barbara D. Alexander,5 John C. Yang,9 Dennis Kremer,4 Gregory M. Laird,5 Marije Oosting,1,2 Leo A. B. Joosten,1,2 Jos W. M. van der Meer,1,2 Jaap T. van Dissel,3 Thomas J. Walsh,10 John R. Perfect,5 Bart Jan Kullberg,1,2 and Mihai G. Netea1,2

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Mar 12. [Epub ahead of print] Impact of prior inappropriate fluconazole dosing on isolation of fluconazole non-susceptible Candida species in hospitalized patients with candidemia.

Macrolides vs. quinolones for community- acquired pneumonia: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials 1. Keren Skalsky1, 2. Dafna Yahav1,2, 3. Adi Lador1, 4. Noa Eliakim-Raz1, 5. Leonard Leibovici1,2, 6. Mical Paul2,3,* DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2012.03838.x Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Risk factors for clinical failure in patients hospitalized with cellulitis and cutaneous abscess Jenana Halilovic , Brett H. Heintz, Jennifer Brown

Respiratory Medicine Volume 106, Issue 5 , Pages 716-723, May 2012A double blind randomized cross over trial comparing rate of decortication and efficacy of intrapleural instillation of alteplase vs placebo in patients with empyemas and complicated parapneumonic effusions Print or Share This

Myocardial Injury and Bacterial Pneumonia Contribute to the Pathogenesis of Fatal Influenza B Virus Infection Christopher D. Paddock,1 Lindy Liu,1 Amy M. Denison,1 Jeanine H. Bartlett,1 Robert C. Holman,2 Marlene DeLeon- Carnes,1 Shannon L. Emery,3 Clifton P. Drew,1 Wun-Ju Shieh,1 Timothy M. Uyeki,4 and Sherif R. Zaki1


Estimating Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Community-Dwelling Elderly Patients Using the Instrumental Variable Analysis Method Kenny Wong, MPH; Michael A. Campitelli, MPH; Thérèse A. Stukel, PhD; Jeffrey C. Kwong, MD, MSc Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(6):484-491. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.2038

Scientists Find Gene That Can Make Flu a Killer

Early HIV Treatment Delays Time to Chronic Therapy

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print] Linezolid as rescue treatment for left-sided infective endocarditis: an observational, retrospective, multicenter study.

Medicine: March 2012 - Volume 91 - Issue 2 - p 86–94 doi: 10.1097/MD.0b013e31824d7ed2 Original Study Metastatic Infectious Disease and Clinical Outcome in Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus species Bacteremia

Household Versus Individual Approaches to Eradication of Community-Associated Staphylococcus aureus in Children: A Randomized Trial Stephanie A. Fritz,1 Patrick G. Hogan,1 Genevieve Hayek,1

The Clinical Significance of Vancomycin Minimum Inhibitory Concentration in Staphylococcus aureus Infections: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis S. J. van Hal,1,2 T. P. Lodise,3 and D. L. Paterson4

Fatal Naegleria fowleri Infection Acquired in Minnesota: Possible Expanded Range of a Deadly Thermophilic Organism Sarah K. Kemble,1,3 Ruth Lynfield,1 Aaron S. DeVries,1 Dennis M. Drehner,2 William F. Pomputius III,2 Michael J. Beach,4 Govinda S. Visvesvara,4 Alexandre J. da Silva,5 Vincent R. Hill,4 Jonathan S. Yoder,4 Lihua Xiao,4 Kirk E. Smith,1 and Richard Danila1

No Benefit to Zoster Booster Vaccine

Life-Threatening Respiratory Pasteurellosis Associated With Palliative Pet Care Emily M. Myers,1,2 Sarah L. Ward,1,2 and Joseph P. Myers2,3

The Risk of Tuberculosis Disease Among Persons With Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Cohort Study Meghan A. Baker,1,2,a Hsien-Ho Lin,4,5 Hsing-Yi Chang,6 and Megan B. Murray1,3

Interferon-c Release Assays for the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Tuberculosis Infection in HIV-Infected Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Miguel Santin1,2,3*, Laura Mun ̃ oz1, David Rigau4

Risk of Progression to Active Tuberculosis Following Reinfection With Mycobacterium tuberculosis Jason R. Andrews,1 Farzad Noubary,1 Rochelle P. Walensky,1 Rodrigo Cerda,2 Elena Losina,1,3 and C. Robert Horsburgh4

Recurrent Guillain-Barre ́ Syndrome Following Vaccination Roger Baxter,1 Ned Lewis,1 Nandini Bakshi,2 Claudia Vellozzi,3 Nicola P. Klein,1 and the CISA Network

Crit Care Med. 2012 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print] Evaluating the use of recombinant human activated protein C in adult severe sepsis: Results of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign.