Outcomes of Clostridium difficile Infection caused by the NAP1/BI/027 strain vs. Non Hypervirulent Strains: A Propensity Score Analysis.

Epstein, Lauren.

Abstract: Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is a serious cause of infectious diarrhea in the United States. The new epidemic of CDI has been associated with the emergence of the NAP1/BI/027 strain, which has been linked to severe disease outcomes. It is unknown whether having the NAP1/BI/027strain as the cause of CDI is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, independent of the effe... read more

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Clinical and Translational Science.
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