Clostridium difficile infection frequency in patients with nosocomial infections or using antibiotics.

@article{Gursoy2007ClostridiumDI,
  title={Clostridium difficile infection frequency in patients with nosocomial infections or using antibiotics.},
  author={Sebnem Gursoy and Kadri Guven and Tamer Arikan and Alper M. Yurci and Edip Torun and Mevlut Başkol and O. B. Ozbakir and Mehmet Yucesoy},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={54 78},
  pages={1720-4}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of nosocomial infectious diarrhea. The frequency of colonization in hospitalized patients varies between 10 and 43%. METHODOLOGY Clostridium difficile common antigen was investigated in stool samples of 50 patients who developed nosocomial diarrhea (group 1), 65 outpatients who attended the clinic after development of diarrhea during antibiotic use (group 2), 18 patients with active chronic inflammatory bowel disease (group 3… CONTINUE READING
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