High prevalence of toxinogenic Clostridium difficile in Nigerian adult HIV patients.

@article{Onwueme2011HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of toxinogenic Clostridium difficile in Nigerian adult HIV patients.},
  author={Kenolisa Onwueme and Yetunde Fadairo and Lucy Idoko and James Onuh and Olu Alao and Patricia E. Agaba and Lovett Lawson and Chinweike Ukomadu and John Idoko},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2011},
  volume={105 11},
  pages={667-9}
}
Clostridium difficile is the most commonly identified bacterial cause of nosocomial and HIV-related diarrhea. In many developing countries, antibiotic access is unregulated. Nigeria has the third highest HIV burden worldwide. Due to perceptions of low prevalence and resource incapacity, patients with diarrhea are not tested for toxinogenic C. difficile… CONTINUE READING