Puscast References October 1 to 15, 2015

Am J Infect Control. 2015 Oct 3. pii: S0196­6553(15)00929­3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.08.012. [Epub ahead of print] Poor hand hygiene by college students linked to more occurrences of infectious diseases, medical visits, and absence from classes.

Acetaminophen for Fever in Critically Ill Patients with Suspected Infection

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 6;15(1):411. doi: 10.1186/s12879­015­1118­2. Reported co­infection deaths are more common in early adulthood and among similar infections.

Mortality Risk After AIDS-Defining Opportunistic Illness Among HIV-Infected Persons—San Francisco, 1981–2012

Ebola RNA Persistence in Semen of Ebola Virus Disease Survivors — Preliminary Report

Large Number of Children in US at Risk for Measles

BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2015 Sep 30;15(1):109. doi: 10.1186/s12872­015­0095­0. Acute cardiac injury events ≤30 days after laboratory­confirmed influenza virus infection among U.S. veterans, 2010­2012.

Association Between Hospitalization With Community-Acquired Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza Pneumonia and Prior Receipt of Influenza Vaccination

Chikungunya Has Spread to 1.7 Million Cases in the Americas

Alpha-defensin Accuracy to Diagnose Periprosthetic Joint Infection – Best available Test?

Erysipelas, a large retrospective study of aetiology and clinical presentation.

Q Fever Outbreak Among Travelers to Germany Who Received Live Cell Therapy

J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Oct;79(4):649­53. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000822. Short­duration treatment for catheter­associated urinary tract infections in critically ill trauma patients.

Traveling Americans at Risk for Hepatitis A, Measles

Moxifloxacin Use and Its Association on the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in An Inner City Emergency Department.

PLoS One. 2015 Oct 7;10(10):e0135877. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135877. eCollection 2015. Evaluation of Giant African Pouched Rats for Detection of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Patients from a High­Endemic Setting.

Evaluation of Giant African Pouched Rats for Detection of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Patients from a High­Endemic Setting.

Cerebral Myiasis associated with artificial cranioplasty flap: A Case Report