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Everything C. difficile

An information source for patients and medical practitioners

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Risk Factor References:

 

1.         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.

2.         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.

3.         Freedberg, D.E., et al., Proton Pump Inhibitors Alter Specific Taxa in the Human Gastrointestinal Microbiome: A Crossover Trial. Gastroenterology, 2015. 149(4): p. 883-5 e9.

4.         Stevens, V., et al., Cumulative antibiotic exposures over time and the risk of Clostridium difficile infection. Clin Infect Dis, 2011. 53(1): p. 42-8.

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