Clostridium difficile infection at a medical center in southern Taiwan: incidence, clinical features and prognosis.

@article{Chung2010ClostridiumDI,
  title={Clostridium difficile infection at a medical center in southern Taiwan: incidence, clinical features and prognosis.},
  author={Chih Huan Chung and Chi Jung Wu and Hsin Chun Lee and Jing Jou Yan and Chia-Ming Chang and Nan-Yao Lee and Po-Lin Chen and Ching Chi Lee and Yuan-Pin Hung and Wen-Chien Ko},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  year={2010},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={
          119-25
        }
}
  • Chih Huan Chung, Chi Jung Wu, +7 authors Wen-Chien Ko
  • Published in
    Journal of microbiology…
    2010
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND/PURPOSE An increase in incidence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) among Western countries has been noted in recent years. Epidemiological data of CDI are scarce in Taiwan. This study is intended to depict the clinical features of CDI at a medical center in Southern Taiwan. METHODS From January 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008, hospitalized patients with CDI (defined as the presence of gastrointestinal symptoms and fecal C. difficile toxin) were identified. Their medical records… CONTINUE READING

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