The rise in Clostridium difficile infection incidence among hospitalized adults in the United States: 2001-2010.

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BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) incidence is a growing concern. This study provides national estimates of CDI over 10 years and identifies trends in mortality and hospital length of stay (LOS) among hospitalized adults with CDI. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of the US National Hospital Discharge Surveys from 2001-2010… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.06.011

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@article{Reveles2014TheRI, title={The rise in Clostridium difficile infection incidence among hospitalized adults in the United States: 2001-2010.}, author={Kelly R Reveles and Grace Clara Lee and Natalie K. Boyd and Christopher Raymond Frei}, journal={American journal of infection control}, year={2014}, volume={42 10}, pages={1028-32} }