Intestinal inflammatory biomarkers and outcome in pediatric Clostridium difficile infections.

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OBJECTIVES To identify specific fecal biomarkers for symptomatic Clostridium difficile infection and predictors of poor outcomes. STUDY DESIGN We enrolled 65 children with positive C difficile testing (cases) and 37 symptomatic controls. We also analyzed stool samples from colonized and non-colonized asymptomatic children. We performed enzyme immunoassays… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.07.029

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@article{Feghaly2013IntestinalIB, title={Intestinal inflammatory biomarkers and outcome in pediatric Clostridium difficile infections.}, author={Rana E El Feghaly and Jennifer L Stauber and Phillip I Tarr and David B. Haslam}, journal={The Journal of pediatrics}, year={2013}, volume={163 6}, pages={1697-1704.e2} }