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Overview of Recurrence of C. difficile Infection

Overview of Recurrence of C. difficile Infection

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Overview of Recurrence References:

1.         McFarland, L.V., Alternative treatments for Clostridium difficile disease: what really works? J Med Microbiol, 2005. 54(Pt 2): p. 101-11.

2.         Kelly, C.P. and J.T. LaMont, Clostridium difficile--more difficult than ever. N Engl J Med, 2008. 359(18): p. 1932-40.

3.         Cohen, S.H., et al., Clinical practice guidelines for Clostridium difficile infection in adults: 2010 update by the society for healthcare epidemiology of America (SHEA) and the infectious diseases society of America (IDSA). Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 2010. 31(5): p. 431-55.

4.         McDonald, L.C., et al., Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children: 2017 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). Clin Infect Dis, 2018.

5.         Deshpande, A., et al., Risk factors for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 2015. 36(4): p. 452-60.

6.         Garey, K.W., et al., Meta-analysis to assess risk factors for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. J Hosp Infect, 2008. 70(4): p. 298-304.

7.         Hu, M.Y., et al., Prospective derivation and validation of a clinical prediction rule for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. Gastroenterology, 2009. 136(4): p. 1206-14.

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