References for May 1 to 15

Letermovir for Cytomegalovirus Prophylaxis in Hematopoietic-Cell Transplantation

Avian Flu Discovered in Penguins in Antarctica: Scientist

Neurology. 2014 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print] Influenza vaccination and cardiovascular risk in patients with recent TIA and stroke.

Vaccine. 2014 May 30;32(26):3122-3127. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.04.021. Epub 2014 Apr 14. Safety of influenza vaccination during pregnancy: A review of subsequent maternal obstetric events and findings from two recent cohort studies.


Outbreak of invasive group A streptococcus infection: contaminated patient curtains and cross-infection on an ear, nose and throat ward

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 May 5. [Epub ahead of print] The impact of different antimicrobial therapies on clinical and fiscal outcomes of patients with bacteremia due to vancomycin-resistant enterococci.

Primary and Secondary Syphilis — United States, 2005–2013 Weekly May 9, 2014 / 63(18);402-406

Obstetrics & Gynecology: Suture Compared With Staple Skin Closure After Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Manuka honey treatment of biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa results in the emergence of isolates with increased honey resistance

Am J Infect Control. 2014 May;42(5):539-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.01.005. Fluoroquinolone- and ceftriaxone-based therapy of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized patients: The risk of subsequent isolation of multidrug-resistant organisms.

Backyard Poultry Flocks and Salmonellosis: A Recurring, Yet Preventable Public Health Challenge

New Research Questions Pathogenicity of Parasite D fragilis

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May 7. [Epub ahead of print] Human diarrhea infections associated with domestic animal husbandry: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Bowel Lavage Prevents Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Associated With E. coli

A systematic review for pursuing the presence of antibiotic associated enterocolitis caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:247

Surgery for infective endocarditis complicated by cerebral embolism: A consecutive series of 375 patients

Initial Use of Echinocandins Does Not Negatively Influence Outcome in Candida parapsilosis Bloodstream Infection: A Propensity Score Analysis

Randomized Trial of Posaconazole and Benznidazole for Chronic Chagas’ Disease

High proportion of knowlesi malaria in recent malaria cases in Malaysia

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print] Analysis of Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates with reduced susceptibility to ceftaroline: an epidemiological and structural perspective.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 May;42(5):571-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.12.026. Modifying the risk: Once-a-day bathing "at risk" patients in the intensive care unit with chlorhexidine gluconate.

Risk Estimation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection Based on Clinical Factors

NAP1 Strain Type Predicts Outcomes From Clostridium difficile Infection

Respir Res. 2014 Apr 27;15(1):53. [Epub ahead of print] Vitamin D deficiency in community-acquired pneumonia: low levels of 1,25(OH)2 D are associated with disease severity.