Patient and Strain Characteristics Associated With Clostridium difficile Transmission and Adverse Outcomes

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Martin, J. S. H. ; Eyre, D. W. ; Fawley, W. N. ; Griffiths, D. ; Davies, K. ; Mawer, D. P. C. ; Peto, T. E. A. ; Crook, D. W. ; Walker, A. S. ; Wilcox, M. H. (2018)
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Journal: Clinical Infectious Diseases, volume 67, issue 9 (issn: 1058-4838, eissn: 1537-6591)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy302
  • Subject: Clostridium difficile, whole-genome sequencing, outcome

<strong>Background</strong> No previous study has used whole-genome sequencing (WGS) to investigate risk factors for C. difficile(CD) transmission between symptomatic cases, or assessed the impact of recent acquisition on patient outcome. <strong>Methods</strong>... View more
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