A hospital-based study of the clinical characteristics of Clostridium difficile infection in children.


BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is an increasingly important cause of morbidity in hospitalized children. We describe the recent epidemiology of pediatric CDI at a children's hospital, compare community-associated (CA) and hospital-associated (HA) infections and identify risk factors for severe disease. METHODS Children with CDI at Texas… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000338


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