Antimicrobial agents and Clostridium difficile in acute enteric disease: epidemiological data from Sweden, 1980-1982.

@article{Aronsson1985AntimicrobialAA,
  title={Antimicrobial agents and Clostridium difficile in acute enteric disease: epidemiological data from Sweden, 1980-1982.},
  author={B. Aronsson and Roland M{\"o}llby and Carl Erik Nord},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1985},
  volume={151 3},
  pages={476-81}
}
The carrier rate of Clostridium difficile in an adult Swedish population was found to be 11 (1.9%) of 594. All isolates were toxigenic in vitro, but no healthy individual harbored free cytotoxin in stool. Of 398 patients with acute diarrhea not associated with antibiotic use, cytotoxin was found in stool filtrates of four (1%). In 4,793 patients with… CONTINUE READING