References for September 15 to 30, 2010 Puscast

For those who need the source:

Just cut and paste the title into pubmed or google for the complete reference.


The complexity, relative value, and financial worth of curbside consultations in an academic infectious diseases unit.

Grace C, Alston WK, Ramundo M, Polish L, Kirkpatrick B, Huston C.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Sep 15;51(6):651-5.PMID: 20687842


Cockroaches (Periplaneta americana and Blattella germanica) as potential vectors of the pathogenic bacteria found in nosocomial infections.

Fakoorziba MR, Eghbal F, Hassanzadeh J, Moemenbellah-Fard MD.

Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2010 Sep;104(6):521-8.PMID: 20863441 


Presenteeism among resident physicians.

Jena AB, Baldwin DC Jr, Daugherty SR, Meltzer DO, Arora VM.

JAMA. 2010 Sep 15;304(11):1166-8. No abstract available.PMID: 20841527


Hand Disinfection May Not Prevent Rhinovirus, Influenza Virus Transmission

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/728650


Prevalence, correlates, and viral dynamics of hepatitis delta among injection drug users.

Kucirka LM, Farzadegan H, Feld JJ, Mehta SH, Winters M, Glenn JS, Kirk GD, Segev DL, Nelson KE, Marks M, Heller T, Golub ET.

J Infect Dis. 2010 Sep 15;202(6):845-52.PMID: 20701536


Pig liver sausage as a source of hepatitis E virus transmission to humans.

Colson P, Borentain P, Queyriaux B, Kaba M, Moal V, Gallian P, Heyries L, Raoult D, Gerolami R.

J Infect Dis. 2010 Sep 15;202(6):825-34.PMID: 20695796 

Characteristics of autochthonous hepatitis E virus infection in solid-organ transplant recipients in France.

Legrand-Abravanel F, Kamar N, Sandres-Saune K, Garrouste C, Dubois M, Mansuy JM, Muscari F, Sallusto F, Rostaing L, Izopet J.

J Infect Dis. 2010 Sep 15;202(6):835-44.PMID: 2069579


Not all patients with vancomycin-resistant enterococci need to be isolated.

Tschudin Sutter S, Frei R, Dangel M, Gratwohl A, Bonten M, Widmer AF.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Sep 15;51(6):678-83.PMID: 20687839


Arch Intern Med. 2010 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print] Sustained Reduction in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Wound Infections After Cardiothoracic Surgery. PMID: 20837818

Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Source reference: Gupta, K "MRSA colonization, antibiotic prophylaxis, and surgical infections: New lessions from the VA" ICAAC 2010.


Linezolid versus Glycopeptide Antibiotics for the Treatment of Suspected Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Nosocomial Pneumonia: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Walkey AJ, O'Donnell MR, Wiener RS.

Chest. 2010 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 20864609


Nationwide implementation of adjunctive dexamethasone therapy for pneumococcal meningitis.

Brouwer MC, Heckenberg SG, de Gans J, Spanjaard L, Reitsma JB, van de Beek D.

Neurology. 2010 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 20881273


Arch Intern Med. 2010 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print] Current and Potential Usefulness of Pneumococcal Urinary Antigen Detection in Hospitalized Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia to Guide Antimicrobial Therapy.

. PMID: 20876397