Monomicrobial Clostridium difficile bacteraemias and relationship to gut infection.

  title={Monomicrobial Clostridium difficile bacteraemias and relationship to gut infection.},
  author={Francesca Mcgill and Warren N. Fawley and Mark H. Wilcox},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  volume={77 2},
this combination of tests, which would not be the case in the algorithm proposed by Arnold et al. Weareaware thatdetectionof toxinBgenedoesnotalwaysequate with production of toxin in vivo and so laboratory tests must always be corroborated with clinical signs and symptoms. At Guy’s and St Thomas’, a member of the clinical infection team reviews all patients with a laboratory diagnosis of CDI (usually within 24 h). Diagnosis of CDI continues to present clinical laboratories with uncertainties… CONTINUE READING

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