Risk factors for Clostridium difficile colonisation and toxin production

John M Starr, Heather Martin, Jodie McCoubrey, Gavin Gibson, Ian R Poxton

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Abstract / Description of output

to examine risk factors for patients becoming Clostridium difficile culture and toxin positive.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)657-60
Number of pages4
JournalAge and Ageing
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2003

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Bacterial Toxins
  • Cephalosporins
  • Humans
  • Aged
  • Comorbidity
  • Scotland
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Risk Factors
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Enterotoxins
  • Bacteriological Techniques
  • Enterocolitis, Necrotizing
  • Feces
  • Male
  • Female
  • Cross Infection


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