TITLE

Quebec's official numbers: 409 C. difficile deaths

AUTHOR(S)
Eggertson, Laura
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/22/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 11, p1308
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at statistics on Clostridium difficile cases in Quebec from August 2004 to August 2005. Death rate associated with Clostridium difficile,; Percentage of patients who acquired the bacteria during hospital stays; Rate of cases wherein Clostridium difficile is the primary cause of death according to Rodica Gilca, an infectious disease specialist with the Quebec Public Health Institute.
ACCESSION #
18805651

 

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