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Discordant Clostridioides difficile diagnostic assay and treatment practice: a cross-sectional study in a tertiary care hospital, Geneva, Switzerland

Published inBMJ Open, vol. 10, no. 9, e036342
Publication date2020
Abstract

To determine the proportion of patients who received a treatment for Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) among those presenting a discordant C. difficile diagnostic assay and to identify patient characteristics associated with the decision to treat CDI.

Keywords
  • Diagnostic microbiology
  • Gastrointestinal infections
  • Microbiology
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LENGGENHAGER, Lauriane et al. Discordant Clostridioides difficile diagnostic assay and treatment practice: a cross-sectional study in a tertiary care hospital, Geneva, Switzerland. In: BMJ Open, 2020, vol. 10, n° 9, p. e036342. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036342
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ISSN of the journal2044-6055
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