Diagnosis, management, and prevention of Clostridium difficile infection in long-term care facilities: a review.

  • Andrew E. Simor
  • Published 2010 in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society


Clostridium difficile is a significant healthcare-associated pathogen and the major cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. The incidence and severity of C. difficile infection have increased in many parts of North America and Europe in the past few years with the widespread dissemination of a hypervirulent strain of C. difficile, referred to as North… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02958.x


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