Prevalence of diarrhea at a university hospital and association with modifiable risk factors.


OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of diarrhea at a university-affiliated medical center and the presence of modifiable risk factors. METHODS A point prevalence survey was conducted. All patients hospitalized for more than 24 hours were asked if they were experiencing diarrhea. Stools of patients not previously tested were assessed for Clostridium… (More)


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