Risk factors for Clostridium difficile infections – an overview of the evidence base and challenges in data synthesis

@inproceedings{Eze2017RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for Clostridium difficile infections – an overview of the evidence base and challenges in data synthesis},
  author={P. C. Eze and Evelyn Balsells and Moe H Kyaw and Harish Nair},
  booktitle={Journal of global health},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Recognition of a broad spectrum of disease and development of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and recurrent CDI (rCDI) in populations previously considered to be at low risk has renewed attention on differences in the risk profile of patients. In the absence of primary prevention for CDI and limited treatment options, it is important to achieve a deep understanding of the multiple factors that influence the risk of developing CDI and rCDI. METHODS We conducted a review of… CONTINUE READING
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