References for Oct 1 to 15, 2011 Puscast

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Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing and Nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae in the United States, 1996–2003 Lauri A. Hicks,1 Yu-Wen Chien,2 Thomas H. Taylor Jr,1 Michael Haber,3 and Keith P. Klugman,4,5 on behalf of the Active Bacterial Core Surveillance (ABCs) Teama

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] Antifungal use influences Candida species distribution and susceptibility in the intensive care unit.

Mortality and Hospital Stay Associated with Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli Bacteremia: Estimating the Burden of Antibiotic Resistance in Europe Marlieke E. A. de Kraker1,2*, Peter G. Davey3, Hajo Grundmann1,2, on behalf of the BURDEN study group

Defining Bloodstream Infections Related to Central Venous Catheters in Patients With Cancer: A Systematic Review Deborah Tomlinson,1 Leonard A. Mermel,2,3 Marie-Chantal Ethier,1 Anne Matlow,4 Biljana Gillmeister,1 and Lillian Sung1,5

Body piercing and tattoos: a survey on young adults' knowledge of the risks and practices in body art BMC Public Health 2011, 11:774

Humans Infected with Relapsing Fever Spirochete Borrelia miyamotoi, Russia Alexander E. Platonov, Ludmila S. Karan, Nadezhda M. Kolyasnikova, Natalya A. Makhneva, Marina G. Toporkova, Victor V. Maleev, Durland Fish, and Peter J. Krause

Diagnostic Accuracy of Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction in Detection of Clostridium difficile in the Stool Samples of Patients With Suspected Clostridium difficile Infection: A Meta-Analysis Abhishek Deshpande,1 Vinay Pasupuleti,2 David D.K. Rolston,3 Anil Jain,4,5 Narayan Deshpande,6 Chaitanya Pant,7 and Adrian V. Hernandez8

Clostriduim difficile Infection in Outpatients, Maryland and Connecticut, USA, 2002–2007 Jon Mark Hirshon, Angela D. Thompson, Brandi Limbago, L. Clifford McDonald, Michelle Bonkosky, Robert Heimer, James Meek, Volker Mai, and Christopher Braden

Antimicrobial Use: A Risk Factor or a Protective Factor for Acquiring Campylobacteriosis? Maike Koningstein,1,2 Jacob Simonsen,1 Morten Helms,3 Tine Hald,4 and Kåre Mølbak1

Genetic Variation in the Dectin-1/CARD9 Recognition Pathway and Susceptibility to Candidemia Diana C. Rosentul,1,2 Theo S. Plantinga,1,2 Marije Oosting,1,2 William K. Scott,3 Digna R. Velez Edwards,4 P. Brian Smith,5 Barbara D. Alexander,5 John C. Yang,6 Gregory M. Laird,5 Leo A. B. Joosten,1,2 Jos W. M. van der Meer,1,2 John R. Perfect,5 Bart-Jan Kullberg,1,2 Mihai G. Netea,1,2 and Melissa D. Johnson5,7

Nasty Bugs Lurking on Your Cell Phone http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/751569

AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control Volume 39, Issue 8 , Pages e52-e54, October 2011 A comparative study to evaluate surface microbial contamination associated with copper-containing and stainless steel pens used by nurses in the critical care unit Anna L. Casey, PhD, Tarja J. Karpanen, PhD, Debra Adams, PhD, Peter A. Lambert, DSc, Peter Nightingale, PhD, Lisa Miruszenko, RGN, Tom S.J. Elliott, FRCPath

ECMO May Halve Deaths in Patients With Severe H1N1 and ARDS http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/751160

Sleeman K, Sheu TG, Moore Z, Kilpatrick S, Garg S, Fry AM, et al. Influenza B viruses with mutation in the neuraminidase active site, North Carolina, USA, 2010−11. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2011 Nov [date cited]; Epub ahead of print.

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 among Quarantined Close Contacts, Beijing, People’s Republic of China Xinghuo Pang,1 Peng Yang,1 Shuang Li, Li Zhang, Lili Tian, Yang Li, Bo Liu, Yi Zhang, Baiwei Liu, Ruogang Huang, Xinyu Li, and Quanyi Wang

Transmission Clustering Drives the Onward Spread of the HIV Epidemic Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Quebec Bluma G. Brenner,1 Michel Roger,2 David Stephens,3 Daniela Moisi,1 Isabelle Hardy,2 Jonathan Weinberg,3 Reuven Turgel,1 Hugues Charest,4 James Koopman,5 Mark A. Wainberg,1 and the Montreal PHI Cohort Study Group

High-Dose Oral Fluconazole Therapy Effective for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Due to Leishmania (Vianna) braziliensis Anasta ́cio Q. Sousa,1 Me ́rcia S. Frutuoso,2,3 Elisabete A. Moraes,4 Richard D. Pearson,5 and Margarida M. L. Pompeu3

Ann Intern Med October 4, 2011 vol. 155 no. 7 409-414 Original Research Colchicine for Recurrent Pericarditis (CORP) A Randomized Trial Massimo Imazio, MD; Antonio Brucato, MD; Roberto Cemin, MD; Stefania Ferrua, MD; Riccardo Belli, MD; Silvia Maestroni, MD; Rita Trinchero, MD; David H. Spodick, MD; and Yehuda Adler, MD, on behalf of the CORP (COlchicine for Recurrent Pericarditis) Investigators*

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, October 2011,p. 4613-4618, Vol. 55, No

Outcomes of Moderate-to-Severe Pneumocystis Pneumonia Treated with Adjunctive Steroid in Non-HIV- Infected Patients , Song Mi Moon1, Tark Kim1, Heungsup Sung2, Mi-Na Kim2, Sung-Han Kim1, Sang-Ho Choi1, Jin-Yong Jeong1, Jun Hee Woo1, Yang Soo Kim1, and Sang-Oh Lee1,*

Infant Rotavirus Vaccination May Provide Indirect Protection to Older Children and Adults in the United States Ben A. Lopman, Aaron T. Curns, Catherine Yen, and Umesh D. Parashar

Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infections Following Spinal Fusion Procedures: A Case-Control Study Shilpa B. Rao,1 Gustavo Vasquez,1 James Harrop,2 Mitchell Maltenfort,2 Natalie Stein,1 George Kaliyadan,3 Frank Klibert,4 Richard Epstein,5 Ashwini Sharan,2 Alexander Vaccaro,6 and Phyllis Flomenberg1

Ann Intern Med. 2011 Aug 2;155(3):145-51. Primary and secondary syphilis among black and Hispanic men who have sex with men: case report data from 27 States. Su JR, Beltrami JF, Zaidi AA, Weinstock HS.

Smoking Set to Cause 40 Million Extra Tuberculosis Deaths http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/750966

Does clinical examination aid in the diagnosis of urinary tract infections in women? A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Family Practice 2011, 12:111 doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-111

Yellow Fever Virus Vaccine– associated Deaths in Young Women1 Stephen J. Seligman

Scientists Crack Black Death's Genetic Code http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/751451