All-cause and disease-specific mortality in hospitalized patients with Clostridium difficile infection: a multicenter cohort study.

@article{Hensgens2013AllcauseAD,
  title={All-cause and disease-specific mortality in hospitalized patients with Clostridium difficile infection: a multicenter cohort study.},
  author={Marjolein P. M. Hensgens and Abraham Goorhuis and Olaf M Dekkers and Birgit H. B. van Benthem and Ed J Kuijper},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 8},
  pages={
          1108-16
        }
}
BACKGROUND Mortality among patients with Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is high. Because of high age and multiple underlying diseases, CDI-related mortality is difficult to estimate. We estimated CDI-related mortality in an endemic situation, not influenced by outbreaks and consequently certain patients and C. difficile strains. METHODS Between 2006 and 2009, 13 Dutch hospitals included all hospitalized CDI patients. Nine hospitals individually matched each CDI patient to 2 control… CONTINUE READING

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