Puscast References Nov 1 to 15, 2015

About the usefulness of contact precautions for carriers of extended­spectrum beta­lactamase­producing Escherichia coli

Novel Poxvirus Infection in an Immune Suppressed Patient

Characterisation of nosocomial and community­acquired influenza in a large university hospital during two consecutive influenza seasons.

Clin Respir J. 2015 Oct 31. doi: 10.1111/crj.12409. [Epub ahead of print] The duration of cough in patients with H1N1 influenza.

Association of Influenza Vaccination Coverage in Younger Adults With Influenza-Related Illness in the Elderly

Gastroenterology. 2015 Nov 6. pii: S0016­5085(15)01585­1. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.10.048. [Epub ahead of print] Chronic Infection With Camelid Hepatitis E Virus in a Liver­transplant Recipient Who Regularly Consumes Camel Meat and Milk.

Benefits of PrEP as an Adjunctive Method of HIV Prevention During Attempted Conception Between HIV-uninfected Women and HIV- infected Male Partners

No New HIV Infections With Increasing Use of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis in a Clinical Practice Setting

Incidence and Patterns of Extended-Course Antibiotic Therapy in Patients Evaluated for Lyme Disease

The impact of meeting locations for men having sex with men on the risk for bacterial sexually transmitted infections: analyses from a cross­sectional online survey.

Social network investigation of a syphilis outbreak in Ottawa, Ontario

Quality Improvement of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Management and Predictors of Relapse­Free Survival.

Appropriate antibiotic use for patients with complicated urinary tract infections in 38 Dutch Hospital Departments: a retrospective study of variation and determinants

An open­label, pragmatic, randomized controlled clinical trial to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of daptomycin versus vancomycin for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infection.

Loss of Microbiota-Mediated Colonization Resistance to Clostridium difficile Infection With Oral Vancomycin Compared With Metronidazole

Role of Coccidioides Antigen Testing in the Cerebrospinal Fluid for the Diagnosis of Coccidioidal Meningitis

Prototheca wick- erhamii algaemia: an emerging infection in solid organ transplant recipients.

No Link Between Oral Fluoroquinolones, Uveitis in Large Study

Macrolides in Pregnancy Not Linked to Birth Defects