References for March 15 to 31, 2015

Chikungunya Vaccine Trial Shows Promise

Reappearance of Chikungunya, Formerly Called Dengue, in the Americas

Chikungunya Virus and the Global Spread of a Mosquito-Borne Disease

BMC Cancer. 2015;15(1):1099. doi: 10.1186/s12885­015­1099­y. Epub 2015 Mar 16. Risk of cancer among HIV­infected patients from a population­based nested case­control study: implications for cancer prevention.

Severity of Influenza A(H1N1) Illness and Emergence of D225G Variant, 2013–14 Influenza Season, Florida, USA

Influenza Vaccine Prevents Medically Attended Influenza-Associated Acute Respiratory Illness in Adults Aged ≥50 Years

Vaccine. 2015 Mar 24;33(13):1625­8. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.01.048. Epub 2015 Feb 9. Full text links Healthcare worker influenza immunization vaccinate or mask policy: Strategies for cost effective implementation and subsequent reductions in staff absenteeism due to illness.

Human Infection with a Zoonotic Orthopoxvirus in the Country of Georgia

Influenza A(H7N9) Virus Transmission between Finches and Poultry

Influenza A(H7N9) Virus Transmission between Finches and Poultry

Toscana virus infections: a case series from France. J Infect 2014; 68: 290–5.

Analysis of the Effects of Cigarette Smoke on Staphylococcal Virulence Phenotypes

Clindamycin versus Trimethoprim–Sulfamethoxazole for Uncomplicated Skin Infections

J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Mar 18. pii: JCM.02917­14. [Epub ahead of print] Has CXCL13 an added value in the diagnosis of neurosyphilis?.

Infection. 2015 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print] Full text links Daptomycin non­susceptible, vancomycin­intermediate Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis treated with ceftaroline and daptomycin: case report and brief review of the literature.

Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine against Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Adults