TITLE

C. difficile inquest too narrow as "Quebec strain" goes international

AUTHOR(S)
Pindera, Loreen
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p915
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the outbreak of Clostridium difficile at the different countries around the world, which began at the Honoré-Mercier hospital in Quebec. According to the L'Institut de la statisque du Québec, there have been more than 1900 deaths directly attributed to C. difficile between 2002 and October 2006. U.S. and European infectious disease experts were looking to Quebec to provide clues on combating the spread of the strain.
ACCESSION #
24990808

 

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