References for Nov 15 to 30, 2012 Puscast

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Adherence to recommendations by infectious disease consultants and its influence on outcomes of intravenous antibiotic-treated hospitalized patients BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:292 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-292

Ann Surg. 2012 Dec;256(6):1089­92. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31825fa398. Impact of Vancomycin Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis on the Development of Methicillin­Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Surgical Site Infections: Report From Australian Surveillance Data (VICNISS). Bull AL, Worth LJ, Richards MJ. 11/30/12 Large Dengue Fever Outbreak in Madeira Spreads Cases in Europe

Influenza Infection and Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction in England and Wales: A CALIBER Self-Controlled Case Series Study Charlotte Warren-Gash,1 Andrew C. Hayward,1 Harry Hemingway,2 Spiros Denaxas,2 Sara L. Thomas,3 Adam D. Timmis,5 Heather Whitaker,6 and Liam Smeeth4

Vaccine. 2012 Nov 7. pii: S0264­410X(12)01557­5. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.10.084. [Epub ahead of print] Seasonal influenza vaccine efficacy and its determinants in children and non­elderly adults: A systematic review with meta­analyses of controlled trials. Diazgranados CA, Denis M, Plotkin S.

Vaccine. 2012 Nov 12. pii: S0264­410X(12)01610­6. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.11.017. [Epub ahead of print] Effectiveness of influenza vaccination in elderly diabetic patients: A retrospective cohort study. Wang IK, Lin CL, Chang YC, Lin PC, Liang CC, Liu YL, Chang CT, Yen TH, Huang CC, Sung FC.

Berto A, Grierson S, Hakze-van der Honing R, Martelli F, Johne R, Reetz J, et al. Hepatitis E virus in pork liver sausage, France. Emerg Infect Dis [Internet]. 2013 Feb [date cited]. (    (

Antiretroviral Agents and Prevention of Malaria in HIV-Infected Ugandan Children Jane Achan, M.Med., Abel Kakuru, M.D., Gloria Ikilezi, M.D., Theodore Ruel, M.D., Tamara D. Clark, M.P.H., Christian Nsanzabana, Ph.D., Edwin Charlebois, M.P.H., Ph.D., Francesca Aweeka, Pharm.D., Grant Dorsey, M.D., Ph.D., Philip J. Rosenthal, M.D., Diane Havlir, M.D., and Moses R. Kamya, M.Med., Ph.D.

Underutilization of Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Among HIV-Infected Patients Greer A. Burkholder,1 Ashutosh R. Tamhane,2 Jorge L. Salinas,3 Michael J. Mugavero,1 James L. Raper,1 Andrew O. Westfall,2 Michael S. Saag,1 and James H. Willig1

Addition of Vitamin D Status to Prognostic Scores Improves the Prediction of Outcome in Community-Acquired Pneumonia Hilde H. F. Remmelts,1,2,3 Ewoudt M. W. van de Garde,4,5 Sabine C. A. Meijvis,1 Evelyn L. G. C. A. Peelen,6,7,8 Jan G. M. C. Damoiseaux,9 Jan C. Grutters,10,11 Douwe H. Biesma,1,2 Willem Jan W. Bos,1 and Ger T. Rijkers12,13

Population-Based Study of Statins, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, and Angiotensin- Converting Enzyme Inhibitors on Pneumonia- Related Outcomes Eric M. Mortensen,1,2 Brandy Nakashima,1 John Cornell,4 Laurel A. Copeland,5 Mary Jo Pugh,1,4 Antonio Anzueto,1,3 Chester Good,6,7 Marcos I. Restrepo,1,3 John R. Downs,1,2 Christopher R. Frei,8,9 and Michael J. Fine6,7

Int J Infect Dis. 2012 Nov 7. pii: S1201­9712(12)01263­5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2012.09.010. [Epub ahead of print] The efficacy of cefmetazole against pyelonephritis caused by extended­ spectrum beta­lactamase­producing Enterobacteriaceae.

Eur Heart J. 2012 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print] Prognostic role of persistent positive blood cultures after initiation of antibiotic therapy in left­sided infective endocarditis.

Environmental Contamination as a Risk Factor for Intra- Household Staphylococcus aureus Transmission Justin Knox1*, Anne-Catrin Uhlemann1, Maureen Miller2, Cory Hafer1, Glenny Vasquez1, Peter Vavagiakis3, Qiuhu Shi4, Franklin D. Lowy1,5

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print] Chlorhexidine and Mupirocin Susceptibility of Methicillin­Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from Colonized Nursing Home Residents.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Dec;56(12):6192­200. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01525­12. Epub 2012 Sep 17. β­Lactams Increase the Antibacterial Activity of Daptomycin against Clinical Methicillin­Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains and Prevent Selection of Daptomycin­Resistant Derivatives.

Choice and Doses of Antibacterial Agents for Cement Spacers in Treatment of Prosthetic Joint Infections: Review of Published Studies D. Iarikov,1 H. Demian,2 D. Rubin,3 J. Alexander,1 and S. Nambiar1

Int J Infect Dis. 2012 Nov 22. pii: S1201­9712(12)01274­X. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2011.12.019. [Epub ahead of print] Short parenteral antibiotic treatment for adult septic arthritis after successful drainage.

Three-Month Antibiotic Therapy for Early-Onset Postoperative Spinal Implant Infections Vincent Dubée,1 Thibaut Lenoir,2 Véronique Leflon-Guibout,3 Claire Briere-Bellier,1 Pierre Guigui,2,4 and Bruno Fantin1,4

Impact of adequate empirical combination therapy on mortality from bacteremic Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12:308

Evaluation of the Practice of Antifungal Prophylaxis Use in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Results From the SEIFEM 2010-B Registry Livio Pagano,1 Morena Caira,1 Anna Candoni,2 Franco Aversa,3 Carlo Castagnola,4 Cecilia Caramatti,5 Chiara Cattaneo,6 Mario Delia,7 Maria Rosaria De Paolis,8 Roberta Di Blasi,1 Luigi Di Caprio,9 Rosa Fanci,10 Mariagrazia Garzia,11 Bruno Martino,12 Lorella Melillo,13 Maria Enza Mitra,14 Gianpaolo Nadali,15 Annamaria Nosari,16 Marco Picardi,17 Leonardo Potenza,18 Prassede Salutari,19 Enrico Maria Trecarichi,20 Mario Tumbarello,20 Luisa Verga,21 Nicola Vianelli,22 and Alessandro Busca;23 for the SEIFEM Groupa

Dynamic Population Changes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis During Acquisition and Fixation of Drug Resistance in Patients Gang Sun,1,a Tao Luo,1,a Chongguang Yang,1 Xinran Dong,2 Jing Li,3 Yongqiang Zhu,4 Huajun Zheng,4 Weidong Tian,2 Shengyue Wang,4 Clifton E. BarryIII,5 Jian Mei,3 and Qian Gao1

Serodiagnosis of Tuberculosis in Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) in Southern India: A Latent Class Analysis Shalu Verma-Kumar1,2., David Abraham3., Nandini Dendukuri4,5, Jacob Varghese Cheeran6, Raman Sukumar2, Kithiganahalli Narayanaswamy Balaji1*.

Crohn’s Disease Susceptibility Genes are Associated With Leprosy in the Vietnamese Population Audrey V. Grant,1,2 Andrea Alter,3 Nguyen Thu Huong,4 Marianna Orlova,3 Nguyen Van Thuc,4 Nguyen Ngoc Ba,4 Vu Hong Thai,4 Laurent Abel,1,2,5 Erwin Schurr,3 and Alexandre Alcais1,2,5,6

Rate of Transmission of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase–Producing Enterobacteriaceae Without Contact Isolation Sarah Tschudin-Sutter,1 Reno Frei,2 Marc Dangel,1 Anne Stranden,1 and Andreas F. Widmer1

Fluoroquinolones and the Risk of Serious Arrhythmia: A Population-Based Study Francesco Lapi,1,3,5 Machelle Wilchesky,1,2 Abbas Kezouh,1 Jacques I. Benisty,1 Pierre Ernst,1,4 and Samy Suissa1,3