Puscast References May 15 to 31, 2016

Binational Dengue Outbreak Along the United States–Mexico Border — Yuma County, Arizona, and Sonora, Mexico, 2014

Reemergence of Dengue in Southern Texas, 2013

Extended Human-to-Human Transmission during a Monkeypox Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Flu Vaccinations Associated with Lower Hospitalization, Dementia Risk in Heart­Failure Patients

Debate Regarding Oseltamivir Use for Seasonal and Pandemic In uenza

Acute Hepatitis B After the Implementation of Universal Vaccination in Italy: Results From 22 Years of Surveillance (1993–2014)

Notes from the Field: Investigation of Hepatitis C Virus Transmission Associated with Injection Therapy for Chronic Pain — California, 2015

Ebola Virus Disease Complications as Experienced by Survivors in Sierra Leone

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Test of Cure for Anogenital Gonorrhoea Using Modern RNA-Based and DNA-Based Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests: A Prospective Cohort Study

Neisseria gonorrhoeae Resistant to Ceftriaxone and Ce xime, Argentina

Did Garin and Bujadoux Actually Report a Case of Lyme Radiculoneuritis?

First case of Lyme arthritis involving a prosthetic knee joint

Neither Neoplasia Nor Tuberculosis, but Francisella

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 May 23;60(6):3640­6. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02974­15. Print 2016 Jun. Clarithromycin Leads to Long­Term Survival and Cost Benefit in Ventilator­Associated Pneumonia and Sepsis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 May 23. pii: AAC.00243­16. [Epub ahead of print] Cefazolin versus nafcillin for methicillin­sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection: an observational study in a California tertiary medical center.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 May 25;16(1):227. doi: 10.1186/s12879­016­1570­7. Chronic heart failure and mortality in patients with community­acquired Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a population­based cohort study.

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Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 May 19. [Epub ahead of print] Staphylococcus aureus colonization related to severity of hand eczema.

PLoS One. 2016 May 26;11(5):e0156052. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156052. eCollection 2016. Is the Colonisation of Staphylococcus aureus in Pets Associated with Their Close Contact with Owners?

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 May 16;16(1):203. doi: 10.1186/s12879­016­1535­x. Impact of sink location on hand hygiene compliance after care of patients with Clostridium difficile infection: a cross­sectional study.

C difficile­Related Reactive Arthritis Misdiagnosed in Kids

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JAMA. 2016 Apr 12;315(14):1469­79. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.2691. Incidence, Risk Factors, and Attributable Mortality of Secondary Infections in the Intensive Care Unit After Admission for Sepsis.

Interferon-γ Autoantibodies as Predisposing Factor for Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infection

J Clin Pharm Ther. 2016 May 20. doi: 10.1111/jcpt.12401. [Epub ahead of print] Subtherapeutic voriconazole concentrations associated with concomitant dexamethasone: case report and review of the literature.

Cysticidal Efficacy of Combined Treatment With Praziquantel and Albendazole for Parenchymal Brain Cysticercosis

Free­Living Species of Carnivorous Mammals in Poland: Red Fox, Beech Marten, and Raccoon as a Potential Reservoir of Salmonella, Yersinia, Listeria spp. and Coagulase­Positive Staphylococcus.

CMAJ. 2016 May 17;188(8):567­74. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.150835. Epub 2016 Mar 7. Effectiveness of N95 respirators versus surgical masks in protecting health care workers from acute respiratory infection: a systematic review and meta­analysis.