Olga Garankina

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A 48-year-old male with no significant past medical history came to the emergency department (ED) because of sudden onset of diffuse myalgia especially in the legs, chest and back. It was associated with mild diaphoresis. Symptoms started acutely as he was driving back home from his work as a cab driver. He denied fever, new medications, recreational drug(More)
OBJECTIVES Clostridium difficile caused nearly 500,000 infections and was associated with approximately 29,000 deaths in 2011, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. C. difficile is a bacterium that causes diarrhea and, often, severe illness in healthcare facilities, as well as the community. Our objective was to determine(More)
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