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C. difficile Colonization and Risk for Subsequent CDI

Posted On : Apr 20

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Am J Gastroenterol 2015 Mar. has an interesting article on Clostridium difficile colonization and interesting finding based on data meta-analysis byDouglas K. Rex, MD reviewing Zacharioudakis IM et al. In a meta-analysis, risk for clinical Clostridium difficile infection was increased six fold in those who were colonized when admitted. Early studies suggested that Clostridium difficile […]

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