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 ... read more
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