UK launches inquiry into Clostridium difficile outbreak

Katikireddi, Vittal
July 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/19/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 2, p138
Academic Journal
Reports on the move the Health Secretary of England on June 14, 2005 to launch a national inquiry into an outbreak of Clostridium difficile. Total number of patients who have died of the disease; Relation of the British strain to the one causing problems in Quebec and the U.S.; Estimated cost of Clostridium difficile infection per year.


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