Clostridium difficile postantibiotic diarrhoea diagnosis.

  title={Clostridium difficile postantibiotic diarrhoea diagnosis.},
  author={Syed Ali Haider Naqvi and Faisal Fiaz Chaudhry},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  volume={22 10},
OBJECTIVE To study the frequency of Clostridium difficile in postantibiotic diarrhoea in patients admitted to the medical ward of a secondary care hospital. STUDY DESIGN Observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Sindh Government Hospital, Liaquatabad, Karachi, from June 2002 to May 2009. METHODOLOGY Adults of either gender who received antibiotics after admission and subsequently had watery stools at least 2 days after admission were selected. The exclusion criteria were past… CONTINUE READING