Clostridium difficile-associated colitis.

@article{Hull2004ClostridiumDC,
  title={Clostridium difficile-associated colitis.},
  author={Mark W. Hull and Paul Louis Beck},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  year={2004},
  volume={50},
  pages={
          1536-40, 1543-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To review the basic microbiology, pathogenesis of disease, and diagnosis of the nosocomial pathogen Clostridium difficile and to examine therapies recommended by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. QUALITY OF EVIDENCE MEDLINE: was searched using MeSH headings. Controlled trials for therapy were sought, but case-control studies and observational reviews were included. MAIN MESSAGE Clostridium difficile causes approximately 20% of cases of diarrhea associated with… CONTINUE READING

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