Clostridium difficile infection

Known as: C. diff Infection, C. diff. Infections, C. diff Colitis 
A bacterial infection of the colon secondary to infection with Clostridium difficile bacteria. This infection generally results from the loss of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Recurrent Clostridium difficile infection is difficult to treat, and failure rates for antibiotic therapy are high. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile infection is a serious diarrheal illness associated with substantial morbidity and mortality… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile infection is the leading cause of health care-associated diarrhea, and the bacterium can also be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Since publication of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America position paper on Clostridium difficile infection in 1995… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Clostridium difficile infection is the leading cause of healthcare-associated diarrhoea in Europe and North America. During… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of and risk factors for community-associated Clostridium… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Since 2005, an increase in the prevalence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) due to polymerase chain reaction… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND & AIMS Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) rates have been increasing. We sought to determine whether CDAD… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
US hospital discharges for which Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) was listed as any diagnosis doubled from 82,000… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We studied the acquisition and transmission of Clostridium difficile infection prospectively on a general medical ward by… (More)
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