References for Oct 1 to 15, 2009 Puscast

For those who need the source:

Just cut and paste the title into pubmed or google for the complete reference.


Human stool contains a previously unrecognized diversity of novel astroviruses.
Finkbeiner SR, Holtz LR, Jiang Y, Rajendran P, Franz CJ, Zhao G, Kang G, Wang D.
Virol J. 2009 Oct 8;6(1):161. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19814825

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http://www.medpagetoday.com/InfectiousDisease/URItheFlu/16381


Facemasks and hand hygiene to prevent influenza transmission in households: a cluster randomized trial.
Cowling BJ, Chan KH, Fang VJ, Cheng CK, Fung RO, Wai W, Sin J, Seto WH, Yung R, Chu DW, Chiu BC, Lee PW, Chiu MC, Lee HC, Uyeki TM, Houck PM, Peiris JS, Leung GM.
Ann Intern Med. 2009 Oct 6;151(7):437-46. Epub 2009 Aug 3.
PMID: 19652172

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No Loss of Efficacy When H1N1, Seasonal Flu Vaccines Given... http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/710340

 

Prymula R, et al "Effect of prophylactic paracetamol administration at time of vaccination on febrile reactions and antibody responses in children: two open-label, randomized controlled trials" Lancet 2009; 374: 1339-50.

Seasonal Flu Vaccine May Help Protect Against H1N1 http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/710106


Poor Clinical Sensitivity of Rapid Antigen Test for Influenza A Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus

http://www.cdc.gov/eid/content/15/10/1662.htm

Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 1;49(7):1090-3. Links
Rapid antigen tests for diagnosis of pandemic (Swine) influenza A/H1N1.

PMID: 19725784

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Lockhart P, et al "Antiviral treatment for Bell's palsy (idiopathic facial paralysis) (review)" Cochrane Library 2009; DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001869.pub4.

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Kang J, et al "Increased risk of stroke after a herpes zoster attack" Stroke 2009;

PMID: 19815828

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Improvement in healing and reduction in HIV shedding with episodic acyclovir therapy as part of syndromic management among men: a randomized, controlled trial.
Paz-Bailey G, Sternberg M, Puren AJ, Markowitz LE, Ballard R, Delany S, Hawkes S, Nwanyanwu O, Ryan C, Lewis DA.
J Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 1;200(7):1039-49.
PMID: 19715417

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Castle PE, Scarinci I "Should HPV vaccine be given to men?" BMJ 2009; DOI: 10.1136/bmj.b3884.

PMID: 19815585

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Streptococcal infection, Tourette syndrome, and OCD. Is there a connection?
Schrag A, Gilbert R, Giovannoni G, Robertson MM, Metcalfe C, Ben-Shlomo Y.
Neurology. 2009 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 19794128

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Time for first antibiotic dose is not predictive for the early clinical failure of moderate-severe community-acquired pneumonia.
Bruns AH, Oosterheert JJ, Hustinx WN, Gaillard CA, Hak E, Hoepelman AI.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Aug;28(8):913-9. Epub 2009 Mar 12.
PMID: 19280235

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Gram-negative prosthetic joint infections: risk factors and outcome of treatment.
Hsieh PH, Lee MS, Hsu KY, Chang YH, Shih HN, Ueng SW.
Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 1;49(7):1036-43.
PMID: 19691430

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Postoperative joint infections due to Propionibacterium species: a case-control study.
Kanafani ZA, Sexton DJ, Pien BC, Varkey J, Basmania C, Kaye KS.
Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 1;49(7):1083-5.
PMID: 19725786

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Heparin-binding protein: an early marker of circulatory failure in sepsis.
Linder A, Christensson B, Herwald H, Björck L, Akesson P.
Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 1;49(7):1044-50.
PMID: 19725785

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Vancomycin in combination with other antibiotics for the treatment of serious methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.
Deresinski S.
Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 1;49(7):1072-9.
PMID: 19725789

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Effectiveness of routine patient cleansing with chlorhexidine gluconate for infection prevention in the medical intensive care unit.
Popovich KJ, Hota B, Hayes R, Weinstein RA, Hayden MK.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Oct;30(10):959-63.
PMID: 19712033

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Etiology and outcome of extreme leukocytosis in 758 nonhematologic cancer patients: a retrospective, single-institution study.
Granger JM, Kontoyiannis DP.
Cancer. 2009 Sep 1;115(17):3919-23.
PMID: 19551882

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Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infections and Anti–Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Therapy

Emerging Infectious Diseases • www.cdc.gov/eid • Vol. 15, No. 10, October 2009

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A randomized trial of doxycycline for Mansonella perstans infection.
Coulibaly YI, Dembele B, Diallo AA, Lipner EM, Doumbia SS, Coulibaly SY, Konate S, Diallo DA, Yalcouye D, Kubofcik J, Doumbo OK, Traore AK, Keita AD, Fay MP, Traore SF, Nutman TB, Klion AD.
N Engl J Med. 2009 Oct 8;361(15):1448-58.
PMID: 19812401

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