Puscast References Nov 15 to 30, 2015

Chikungunya Virus Can Cause Fatal Encephalitis

A Re­Examination of the History of Etiologic Confusion between Dengue and Chikungunya.

Mumps outbreaks in a highly vaccinated population: Investigation of a neutralization titre against the current circulating wildtype genotype G5 mumps virus

Continuing Decline in Varicella Incidence After the 2-Dose Vaccination Recommendation— Connecticut, 2009–2014

Identifying and Reducing Remaining Stocks of Rinderpest Virus

Transmission potential of Rickettsia felis infection by Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes.

Probability of Spirochete Borrelia miyamotoi Transmission from Ticks to Humans

Meta-analysis of ceftriaxone compared with penicillin for the treatment of syphilis

The estimated incidence of pertussis in people aged 50 years old in the United States, 2006­2010.

Inability of Polymerase Chain Reaction, Pyrosequencing, and Culture of Infected and Uninfected Site Skin Biopsy Specimens to Identify the Cause of Cellulitis

Gender Differences in Rates of Carriage and Bloodstream Infection Caused by Methicillin- Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Are They Real, Do They Matter and Why?

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Prevalence among Captive Chimpanzees, Texas, USA, 20121

Value of brain MRI in infective endocarditis: a narrative literature review.

Infective Endovascular Fibrin Sheath Vegetations—A New Cause of Bacteremia Detected by Transesophageal Echocardiogram.

Increased Surgical Site Infection Rates following Clindamycin Use in Head and Neck Free Tissue Transfer.

A Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial of Preemptive Antifungal Therapy for the Prevention of Invasive Candidiasis Following Gastrointestinal Surgery for Intra-abdominal Infections

Severe community­acquired pneumonia and positive urinary antigen test for S. pneumoniae: amoxicillin is associated with a favourable outcome.

Outcomes of Aminopenicillin Therapy for Vancomycin­Resistant Enterococcal Urinary Tract Infections.

Outcomes of Aminopenicillin Therapy for Vancomycin­Resistant Enterococcal Urinary Tract Infections.

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Treatment Is Associated With a Higher Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistant Strains in Women With Urinary Tract Infections

CTX-M-15–Producing Escherichia coli in Dolphin, Portugal

A new diagnostic clue to osteomyelitis in chronic leg ulcers.

Duration of BCG protection against tuberculosis and change in effectiveness with time since vaccination in Norway: a retrospective population­based cohort study.

Zoonotic Leprosy in the Southeastern United States

Abdominal cocoon syndrome caused by Mycobacterium bovis from consumption of unpasteurised cow's milk.

Toxoplasma gondii in Wild Red Squirrels, the Netherlands, 2014

Vectorborne Transmission of Leishmania infantum from Hounds, United States

Antibiotic Exposure and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: A Case­Control Study.

Antibiotic Exposure, Infection, and the Development of Pediatric Psoriasis: A Nested Case­Control Study.

Case Vignette: Acute Hepatitis due to a Fruit Fly Endosymbiont