Clostridium difficile carriage in hospitalized cancer patients: a prospective investigation in eastern China

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BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile carriage has been considered as a potential source for the deadly infection, but its role in cancer patients is still unclear. We aimed to identify the clinical and immunological factors that are related to C. difficile carriage in Chinese cancer patients. METHODS A total of 400 stool samples were collected from cancer… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-523

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@inproceedings{Fang2014ClostridiumDC, title={Clostridium difficile carriage in hospitalized cancer patients: a prospective investigation in eastern China}, author={Wei-Jia Fang and Da-Zhi Jing and Yun Luo and Cai-Yun Fu and Peng Zhao and Jiong Qian and B Tian and Xiao-gang Chen and Yu-long Zheng and Yi Zheng and Jing Deng and Wei-hua Zou and Xue-Ren Feng and Fan-long Liu and Xiao-Zhou Mou and Shu-sen Zheng}, booktitle={BMC infectious diseases}, year={2014} }