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Everything C. difficile

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Risk Factors For Recurrence References:

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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.

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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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