Archive for February, 2007

Impact of Rapid Diagnosis on Management of Adults Hospitalized With Influenza

JAMA Febr 26, 2007  Vol.167 N.4 p.354-360

Ann R. Falsey, MD; Yoshihiko Murata, MD, PhD; Edward E. Walsh, MD

abstract
http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/167/4/354

February 28, 2007 at 11:42 pm Leave a comment

Acute Respiratory Infection Due to Chlamydia pneumoniae: Current Status of Diagnostic Methods

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Feb 2007 Vol.44 N.4 p.568-576

CLINICAL PRACTICE INVITED ARTICLE
Ellie J. C. Goldstein, Section Editor

Swati Kumar and Margaret R. Hammerschlag

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/CID/journal/issues/v44n4/40787/brief/40787.abstract.html

February 28, 2007 at 11:40 pm Leave a comment

Risk of Tuberculosis From Exposure to Tobacco Smoke. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

JAMA Febr 26, 2007  Vol.167 N.4 p.335-342

Michael N. Bates, PhD; Asheena Khalakdina, PhD; Madhukar Pai, MD, PhD; Lisa Chang, MPH; Fernanda Lessa, MD, MPH; Kirk R. Smith, PhD

abstract
http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/167/4/335

February 28, 2007 at 11:39 pm Leave a comment

MAJOR ARTICLE – The Changing Epidemiology of Invasive Haemophilus influenzae Disease, Especially in Persons 65 Years Old

Cinical Infectious Diseases Mar.15, 2007 vol.44  n.6

Mark S. Dworkin,1 Lee Park,1,2 and Stephanie M. Borchardt3

1Division of Infectious Diseases, Illinois Department of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois; 2University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan; and 3Fargo Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Fargo, North Dakota

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/CID/journal/issues/v44n6/40766/brief/40766.abstract.html

February 27, 2007 at 5:56 pm Leave a comment

MAJOR ARTICLE – Community-Onset Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections: Impact of Antimicrobial Therapy on Outcome

Cinical Infectious Diseases Mar.15, 2007 vol.44  n.6

Jörg J. Ruhe,1,2 Nathaniel Smith,1,3 Robert W. Bradsher,1,2 and Anupama Menon1,2

1Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and 3Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services, Little Rock

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/CID/journal/issues/v44n6/41169/brief/41169.abstract.html

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Comparison of patient compliance with once-daily and twice-daily antibiotic regimens in respiratory tract infections: results of a randomized trial

Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy  Mar 2007 Vol.59 N.3  p.531-536

Przemyslaw Kardas*

The First Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of Lodz, Narutowicza St 96 Lodz, Poland

* Corresponding author. Tel: + 4842-678-72-10; Fax: + 4842-678-52-57; E-mail: pkardas@csk.am.lodz.pl

abstract
http://jac.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/59/3/531

February 27, 2007 at 5:53 pm Leave a comment

Antimicrobial practice – Can mass media campaigns change antimicrobial prescribing? A regional evaluation study

Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy  Mar 2007 Vol.59 N.3  p.537-543

M. F. Lambert1,*, G. A. Masters2 and S. L. Brent2

1 Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK 2 Regional Drug and Therapeutics Centre, Wolfson Unit, Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK

* Corresponding author. Tel: +44-191-4915713; Fax: +44-191-4915727; E-mail: mark.lambert@doctors.org.uk

abstract
http://jac.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/59/3/537

February 27, 2007 at 5:52 pm Leave a comment

MAJOR ARTICLE – Listeria monocytogenes Infection from Foods Prepared in a Commercial Establishment: A Case-Control Study of Potential Sources of Sporadic Illness in the United States

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Feb 2007 Vol.44 N.4 p.521-528

Jay K. Varma,1,2 Michael C. Samuel,5 Ruthanne Marcus,6 Robert M. Hoekstra,3 Carlota Medus,7 Suzanne Segler,4 Bridget J. Anderson,8 Timothy F. Jones,9 Beletshachew Shiferaw,10 Nicole Haubert,11 Melanie Megginson,12 Patrick V. McCarthy,13 Lewis Graves,2 Thomas Van Gilder,2 and Frederick J. Angulo2

1Epidemic Intelligence Service, 2Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, and 3Biostatistics and Information Management Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 4Georgia Emerging Infections Program, Atlanta, Georgia; 5California Emerging Infections Program, Oakland; 6Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, New Haven; 7Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis; 8New York Department of Health, Albany; 9Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville; 10Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland; 11Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver; and 12Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Baltimore, and 13US Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/CID/journal/issues/v44n4/40007/brief/40007.abstract.html

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MAJOR ARTICLE – A Waterborne Outbreak of Gastroenteritis with Multiple Etiologies among Resort Island Visitors and Residents: Ohio, 2004

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Feb 2007 Vol.44 N.4 p.:506-512

Ciara E. O’Reilly,1,2 Anna B. Bowen,1,2 Nytzia E. Perez,2 John P. Sarisky,3 Craig A. Shepherd,3 Mark D. Miller,3 Brian C. Hubbard,3 Michael Herring,3 Sharunda D. Buchanan,3 Collette C. Fitzgerald,2 Vincent Hill,4 Michael J. Arrowood,4 Lihua X. Xiao,4 R. Michael Hoekstra,2 Eric D. Mintz,2 Michael F. Lynch,2 and the Outbreak Working Groupa

1Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, 2Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, 3Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, and 4Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/CID/journal/issues/v44n4/40825/brief/40825.abstract.html

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February 27, 2007 at 10:39 am Leave a comment

MAJOR ARTICLE – An Outbreak in an Intensive Care Unit of a Strain of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Sequence Type 239 Associated with an Increased Rate of Vascular Access Device–Related Bacteremia

Clinical Infectious Diseases 15 Feb 2007 Vol.44 N.4 p.493-501

Jonathan D. Edgeworth,1,3 Ghasem Yadegarfar,5 Smriti Pathak,3 Rahul Batra,1 Joshua D. Cockfield,4 Duncan Wyncoll,2 Richard Beale,2 and Jodi A. Lindsay4

1Department of Infection and 2Intensive Care Unit, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ National Health Service Foundation Trust, 3Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, King’s College London School of Medicine at Guy’s, King’s College, and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, Guy’s Hospital, and 4Centre for Infection, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St. George’s University of London, London, and 5Public Health Sciences and Medical Statistics Group, School of Medicine, Southampton University, Southampton, United Kingdom

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/CID/journal/issues/v44n4/40723/brief/40723.abstract.html

February 27, 2007 at 10:37 am Leave a comment

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