Clostridium difficile: a formidable foe

Loo, Vivian G.; Libman, Michael D.; Miller, Mark A.; Bourgault, Anne-Marie; Frenette, Charles H.; Kelly, Mirabelle; Michaud, Sophie; Nguyen, Tuyen; Poirier, Louise; Vibien, Anne; Horn, Ruth; Laflamme, Pierre J.; René, Pierre
July 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/6/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
Discusses the outbreak of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) in Montréal, Quebec. Trends in the incidence of CDAD; Hypotheses that may explain the outbreak; Factors that elevate the risk of CDAD.


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