References for September 1 to 15, 2011 Puscast

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Improved ICU design reduces acquisition of antibiotic resistant bacteria: a quasi-experimental observational study Critical Care 2011, 15:R211


What Has Kept the Antibiotic Miracle Alive? Thomas F. O’Brien, M.D.

The Art of Doing Nothing Lisa Rosenbaum, M.D.

Transfusion-Associated Babesiosis in the United States: A Description of Cases Barbara L. Herwaldt, MD, MPH; Jeanne V. Linden, MD, MPH; Elizabeth Bosserman, MPH; Carolyn Young, MD; Danuta Olkowska, MD; and Marianna Wilson, MS

Bird Flu Deaths in Asia Prompt Call for Scrutiny

Clin Infect Dis. (2011) 53 (5): 440-447. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir404 Efficacy of Fidaxomicin Versus Vancomycin as Therapy for Clostridium difficile Infection in Individuals Taking Concomitant Antibiotics for Other Concurrent Infections

Role of Chlamydia trachomatis in Miscarriage David Baud, Genevieve Goy, Katia Jaton, Maria-Chiara Osterheld, Serafin Blumer, Nicole Borel, Yvan Vial, Patrick Hohlfeld, Andreas Pospischil, and Gilbert Greub


Tooth Infection Kills Unemployed Man

Genetic Basis for In Vivo Daptomycin Resistance in Enterococci Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., Diana Panesso, Ph.D., Danielle M. McGrath, Ph.D., Xiang Qin, Ph.D., Maria F. Mojica, M.Sc., Corwin Miller, B.A., Lorena Diaz, B.Sc., Truc T. Tran, Pharm.D., Sandra Rincon, M.Sc., E. Magda Barbu, Ph.D., Jinnethe Reyes, M.Sc., Jung H. Roh, Ph.D., Elizabeth Lobos, Ph.D., Erica Sodergren, Ph.D., Renata Pasqualini, Ph.D., Wadih Arap, M.D., Ph.D., John P. Quinn, M.D., Yousif Shamoo, Ph.D., Barbara E. Murray, M.D., and George M. Weinstock, Ph.D.


Clin Infect Dis. (2011) 53 (5): 413-421. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir442 Obesity and Respiratory Hospitalizations During Influenza Seasons in Ontario, Canada: A Cohort Study


Direct association between pharyngeal viral secretion and host cytokine response in severe pandemic influenza. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011, 11:232 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-232


Estimating Effect of Antiviral Drug Use during Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Outbreak, United States Charisma Y. Atkins, Anita Patel, Thomas H. Taylor, Jr., Matthew Biggerstaff, Toby L. Merlin, Stephanie M. Dulin, Benjamin A. Erickson, Rebekah H. Borse, Robert Hunkler, and Martin I. Meltzer

Clin Infect Dis. (2011) 53 (5): 455-462. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir437 Serologically Confirmed Household Transmission of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus During the First Pandemic Wave—New York City, April–May 2009

Geographic Distribution of Endemic Fungal Infections among Older Persons, United States1 John W. Baddley, Kevin L. Winthrop, Nivedita M. Patkar, Elizabeth Delzell, Timothy Beukelman, Fenglong Xie, Lang Chen, and Jeffrey R. Curtis

Response-Guided Telaprevir Combination Treatment for Hepatitis C Virus Infection Kenneth E. Sherman, M.D., Ph.D., Steven L. Flamm, M.D., Nezam H. Afdhal, M.D., David R. Nelson, M.D., Mark S. Sulkowski, M.D., Gregory T. Everson, M.D., Michael W. Fried, M.D., Michael Adler, M.D., Ph.D., Hendrik W. Reesink, M.D., Ph.D., Marie Martin, Ph.D., Abdul J. Sankoh, Ph.D., Nathalie Adda, M.D., Robert S. Kauffman, M.D., Ph.D., Shelley George, M.D., Christopher I. Wright, M.D., Ph.D., and Fred Poordad, M.D., for the ILLUMINATE Study Team*

How often is a work-up for Legionella pursued in patients with pneumonia? A retrospective study. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011, 11:237

Differential Risk for Lyme Disease along Trail Emerging Infectious Diseases • • Vol. 17, No. 9, September 2011

Tattoo-associated M. haemophilum Infection Emerging Infectious Diseases • • Vol. 17, No. 9, September 2011


Interactions between worms and malaria: good worms or bad worms ? Malaria Journal 2011, 10:259 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-10-259 Mathieu Nacher

Colonization with antibiotic-susceptible strains protects against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus but not vancomycin-resistant enterococci acquisition: a nested case-control study Critical Care 2011, 15:R210

J Infect Dis. (2011) 204 (5): 704-713. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jir389 Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Endocarditis Isolates Are Associated With Clonal Complex 30 Genotype and a Distinct Repertoire of Enterotoxins and Adhesins


Novel Mycobacterium Species in Seahorses with Tail Rot Emerging Infectious Diseases • • Vol. 17, No. 9, September 2011


Social Network as Outbreak Investigation Tool Emerging Infectious Diseases • • Vol. 17, No. 9, September 2011

Garcia S de O, Kleine Neto W, da Costa AC, et al. Parvovirus among patients with cytopenia of unknown origin in Brazil: a case-control study. J Clin Microbiol. 2011;49:1578–80.

Probiotics for preventing acute upper respiratory tract infections Hao Q, Lu Z, Dong BR, Huang CQ, Wu

Q Fever among Culling Workers, the Netherlands, 2009–2010 Emerging Infectious Diseases • • Vol. 17, No. 9, September 2011

J Infect Dis. (2011) 204 (5): 675-684. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jir409 First published online: August 2, 2011 International Spread of an Epidemic Population of Salmonella enterica Serotype Kentucky ST198 Resistant to Ciprofloxacin

Endemic Scrub Typhus–like Illness, Chile Emerging Infectious Diseases • • Vol. 17, No. 9, September 2011

Ciprofloxacin- Resistant Shigella sonnei among Men Who Have Sex with Men, Canada, 2010 Emerging Infectious Diseases • • Vol. 17, No. 9, September 2011

doi: 10.1258/ijsa.2011.011008 Int J STD AIDS September 2011 vol. 22 no. 9 514-516 An ongoing outbreak of heterosexually- acquired syphilis across Teesside, UK

Clin Infect Dis. (2011) 53 (5): 405-410. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir436 Does Monastic Life Predispose to the Risk of Saint Anthony’s Fire (Herpes Zoster)?