RUWA scoring system: a novel predictive tool for the identification of patients at high risk for complications from Clostridium difficile infection.


We are writing in response to the article by Bishara et al. regarding the mortality of patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. In particular we noted the fact that, on regression analysis, hypoalbuminaemia and elevated serum urea levels were independently associated with mortality. One recent study from Israel, for example, has shown that a white… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2008.09.020


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