TITLE

Clostridium difficile and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

AUTHOR(S)
Deresinski, Stan
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;9/1/2009, Vol. 49 Issue 5, piii
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the analysis of the author on the study conducted regarding an assessment for the relations of Clostridium (C) difficile and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The researchers have determined the association of C. difficile in patients with IBD as the rate of carriage increases. The author states that the high prevalence of C. difficile carriage was driven by the lack of antibiotics administration and immunosuppressive therapy.
ACCESSION #
43637259

 

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