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In a clinical setting with low prevalence of 'epidemic' PCR ribotype 027, the BD MAX Cdiff assay was found to be a suitable alternative to the Xpert C. difficile assay for the detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile in samples which are reflex PCR tested after obtaining a discrepant immunoassay result. There was no significant difference between the(More)
METHODS We retrospectively analyzed 88 consecutive V-Y flap closures of pretibial surgical defects of up to 45 mm in diameter. RESULTS Eight percent of patients developed wound infection, which showed a significant association with antihypertensive use. No bleeding complications were experienced in any of the patients, including 40 patients on(More)
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