Puscast References September 1 to 15, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plVk4NVIUh8 MEGA Plate video The Evolution of Bacteria on a “Mega-Plate” Petri Dish (Kishony Lab)

Is the five-second rule real? http://aem.asm.org/content/early/2016/08/15/AEM.01838-16.full.pdf+html?ijkey=FLERGaGuAW0EM&keytype=ref&siteid=asmjournals

Effects of alcohol­based hand hygiene solutions on breath alcohol detection in the emergency department.

Zoonotic Transmission of Two New Strains of Human T-lymphotropic Virus Type 4 in Hunters Bitten by a Gorilla in Central Africa

Death From Crimean­Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain After Tick Bite

Zoonotic Transmission of Two New Strains of Human T-lymphotropic Virus Type 4 in Hunters Bitten by a Gorilla in Central Africa

Notes from the Field: Varicella Outbreak Associated with Riding on a School Bus — Muskegon County, Michigan, 2015

AAP: Flu Shot, Not Nasal Spray, Recommended for 2016­2017

Hearing Loss in Infants with Microcephaly and Evidence of Congenital Zika Virus Infection — Brazil, November 2015–May 2016

Efficacy of the Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine in Adults 70 Years of Age or Older

Guillain-Barré Syndrome During Ongoing Zika Virus Transmission — Puerto Rico, January 1–July 31, 2016

Endemic Scrub Typhus in South America

Risk Factors of Endocarditis in Patients With Enterococcus faecalis Bacteremia: External Validation of the NOVA Score

The NOVA score: a proposal to reduce the need for transesophageal echocardiography in patients with enterococcal bacteremia.

Is brain angio­MRI useful in infective endocarditis management?

The Importance of Obligate Anaerobes and the Streptococcus anginosus Group in Pulmonary Abscess: A Clone Library Analysis Using Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid.

Streptococcus pneumoniae senses a human­like sialic acid profile via the response regulator

Decreasing incidence of skin and soft tissue infections with a seasonal pattern at an academic medical center, 2006­2014

Frequency, Antimicrobial Resistance and Genetic Diversity of Klebsiella pneumoniae in Food Samples.

Infections Nearly Halved After Intro of Meningococcal Vaccine in UK

The diagnostic value of cerebrospinal fluid lactate for post-neurosurgical bacterial meningitis: a meta-analysis

Outbreak of Serogroup C Meningococcal Disease Primarily Affecting Men Who Have Sex with Men — Southern California, 2016

Pets and Children are a Potential Source of C. difficile in the Community

Antibodies to Toxin B Are Protective Against Clostridium difficile Infection Recurrence

Vitamin D as Adjunctive Host-Directed Therapy in Tuberculosis: A Systematic Review

Pulmonary Cryptococcosis in the Immunocompetent Patient—Many Questions, Some Answers

Raccoon Roundworm Infection Associated with Central Nervous System Disease and Ocular Disease — Six States, 2013–2015