C. difficile strain 20 times more virulent

Eggertson, Laura
May 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/10/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 10, p1279
Academic Journal
Discusses research being done on the strain of Clostridium difficile circulating in Quebec in 2004. Reference to a study by Jacques Pépin et al, published in the 2004 issue of the "Canadian Medical Association Journal"; Ability of the strain to produce high levels of toxins in the laboratory; Budget allocated by the Quebec Ministry of Health for infection control at affected hospitals.


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