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- Trindade, C.N.R.; Domingues, Regina Maria C.P.; Ferreira, E.O.
- Anaerobe 2019 v.58 pp. 13-21
- Clostridium difficile; antibiotic resistance; antibiotics; cross infection; developed countries; diarrhea; drug therapy; epidemiological studies; gastrointestinal system; genes; hospitals; intestinal microorganisms; morbidity; mortality; pathogens; patients; ribotypes; risk factors; systematic review; Asia; Australia; Brazil; Canada; Latin America; United Kingdom; United States
- ... Clostridioides difficile is considered one of the main etiological agents of bacterial diarrhea associated with the use of antibiotics. It is an important nosocomial pathogen and the main cause of morbidity and mortality. In recent years, infections associated with C. difficile have led to numerous investigations. It is well known that C. difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) is favored by the supp ...
- Suárez-Bode, Loreto; Barrón, Rubén; Pérez, José L.; Mena, Ana
- Anaerobe 2019 v.55 pp. 124-129
- Clostridium difficile; antibiotic resistance; antibiotics; cross infection; diarrhea; epidemiology; health services; hospitals; moxifloxacin; patients; ribotypes
- ... Clostridioides difficile is the leading cause of nosocomial diarrhea and antibiotics associated diarrhea, but it is also an increasingly common cause of community diarrhea. In recent years we have observed a progressive increase in the incidence of C. difficile infection (CDI) both at the hospital and community setting that could be explained by the dynamic epidemiology of C. difficile. The presen ...