Christopher D Cooper

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BACKGROUND Health care-acquired Clostridium difficile infection (HACDI) is associated with adverse outcomes at both the organization and patient level. Factors that increase risk for development of HACDI have been identified. Objectives of this study were to develop a predictive screening tool to identify patients at risk for HACDI and implement a bundle of(More)
may cause serious infection in immunosuppressed patients. CliniEmpirical antibiotic therapy for patients with febrile neutropenia cal syndromes associated with L. casei infection include endocardihas resulted in a decrease in the number of cases of bacteremia tis [1, 2], sepsis [3–6], pneumonia [7], meningitis [4], mediastinitis caused by enteric(More)
Human metapneumovirus (HMPV) is a pathogen associated with respiratory tract infection and is related to avian pneumovirus. Typically, children, the elderly, and those who are immunocompromised are the most susceptible to HMPV infection; however, the virus can infect persons of all ages. In otherwise healthy individuals, HMPV infection is generally(More)
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