References for November 15 to 30, 2014

Effects of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Primary Care Providers on Antibiotic Selection. United States

Common harms from amoxicillin: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials for any indication

Antibiotics in Children Increase Risk for Juvenile Arthritis

Air Dryers May Spread More Hand Germs

Higher Birth Defect Risk Seen With Atazanavir

Effect of corticosteroid therapy on influenza­ related mortality: a systematic review and meta­analysis.

The Role of Mites in the Transmission and Maintenance of Hantaan Virus (Hantavirus: Bunyaviridae)

Human Metapneumovirus Infection in Chimpanzees, United States

Replication and Shedding of MERS-CoV in Upper Respiratory Tract of Inoculated Dromedary Camels

For Vertebral Osteomyelitis, Shorter Therapy Is Noninferior

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print] Evidence of streptococcal origin of acute non­necrotising cellulitis: a serological study.

Bacterial Pathogens Associated with Hidradenitis Suppurativa, France

Francisella tularensis Bacteria Associated with Feline Tularemia in the United States

An Outbreak of Respiratory Tularemia Caused by Diverse Clones of Francisella tularensis

Portugal Legionnaires' Outbreak Kills 10, No New Infections Seen

Association Between Recent Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors and Nontyphoid Salmonellosis: A Nested Case-Control Study

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Nov 10. pii: AAC.04283­14. [Epub ahead of print] Full text links Mechanism of β­Lactam Action in Streptococcus pneumoniae: the Piperacillin Paradox.

Detection of High Cerebrospinal Fluid Levels of (1→3)-β-D-Glucan in Cryptococcal Meningitis

Penn Study Shows Bed Bugs Can Transmit Parasite that Causes Chagas Disease

Urbanization Increases Aedes albopictus Larval Habitats and Accelerates Mosquito Development and Survivorship

Infectious Diseases Subspecialty: Declining Demand Challenges and Opportunities