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Clostridium difficile: the increasingly difficult pathogen.

Audio, Transactions of the IRE Professional Gro... 12(1):114 (2008) PMID 18304376 PMCID 2374624

The epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection is changing as a result of the epidemic spread of the hypervirulent North American Pulsefield type 1 strain. Clinicians are likely to encounter this disease more frequently than ever in their practice, and should be familiar with the updates in its diagnosis and treatment.

DOI: 10.1186/cc6773