Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile Associated Diarrheal Isolates in the United States as a Function of Strain Variants Identified Using a Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Technique

Stone, Samuel M.
2013

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is currently one of the most concerning nosocomial problems in the industrialized world. Over the past 15 years, growing rates and severity of disease caused by emerging hypervirulent epidemic strains has prompted global interest in the epidemiology of this organism. The United States has failed to follow the lead of other countries in adopting a... read more

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