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BACKGROUND Asymptomatic fecal carriage of Clostridium difficile is common in patients staying in health care facilities, but the importance of asymptomatic carriers with regard to disease(More)
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have been identified as a risk factor for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD), though the mechanism is unclear because gastric acid does not kill C.(More)
BACKGROUND There have been recent reports of frequent treatment failure associated with the use of metronidazole for treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated disease. We tested the hypothesis(More)