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.;

<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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