References for Oct 15 to 31, 2010 Puscast

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H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Safe for Pregnant Women

Medical News: IDSA: Household Smokers Increase Kids' Flu Risk

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Oct 15;51(8):887-94. Early oseltamivir treatment of influenza in children 1-3 years of age: a randomized controlled trial. PMID: 20815736


Effectiveness of antiviral treatment in human influenza A(H5N1) infections: analysis of a Global Patient Registry.

Adisasmito W, Chan PK, Lee N, Oner AF, Gasimov V, Aghayev F, Zaman M, Bamgboye E, Dogan N, Coker R, Starzyk K, Dreyer NA, Toovey S.

J Infect Dis. 2010 Oct 15;202(8):1154-60.PMID: 20831384


Pertussis Outbreak Prompts New Tdap Guidance


Few Doctors Believe in "Chronic" Lyme Disease


Factors associated with the occurrence of hearing loss after pneumococcal meningitis.

Worsøe L, Cayé-Thomasen P, Brandt CT, Thomsen J, Østergaard C.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Oct 15;51(8):917-24.PMID: 20815735

Long-term cognitive impairment and functional disability among survivors of severe sepsis.

Iwashyna TJ, Ely EW, Smith DM, Langa KM.

JAMA. 2010 Oct 27;304(16):1787-94.PMID: 20978258

Lymphocytopenia and neutrophil-lymphocyte count ratio predict bacteremia better than conventional infection markers in an emergency care unit
Critical Care 2010, 14:R192 doi:10.1186/cc9309

1364-8535 Research 22 April 2010 29 October 2010 29 October 2010

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria: Common in Diabetes

Notes from the Field: Vibrio mimicus Infection from Consuming crayfish...

American College of Gastroenterology Source reference: Rahmani R, et al "Aspirin prevents the development of C. difficile associated diarrhea in hospitalized patients" ACG 2010; Abstract 401.

American College of Gastroenterology Source reference: Janarthanan S, et al "A meta-analysis of 16 observational studies on proton pump inhibitor use and risk of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea" ACG 2010; Abstract 378.

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome After an Escherichia coli O111 Outbreak.

Piercefield EW, Bradley KK, Coffman RL, Mallonee SM.

Arch Intern Med. 2010 Oct 11;170(18):1656-63.PMID: 2093792

Infectious Diseases Society of America Source reference: Kunkel M, et al "Linezolid vs vancomycin in the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia proven due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus" IDSA 2010; Abstract LB-49.

Skin and soft-tissue infections requiring hospitalization at an academic medical center: opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship.

Jenkins TC, Sabel AL, Sarcone EE, Price CS, Mehler PS, Burman WJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Oct 15;51(8):895-903.PMID: 20839951