Epidemiology and risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection in critically ill patients in Spain: The PROCRID study.

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INTRODUCTION Our objectives were to describe the incidence, clinical characteristics, and risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in critically ill patients and to determine C. difficile PCR-ribotypes. METHODS Prospective, observational study in 26 Spanish ICUs. Patients with diarrhea meeting ESCMID criteria for CDI were included. Molecular… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.eimc.2017.01.007

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