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Low frequency of asymptomatic carriage of toxigenic Clostridium difficile in an acute care geriatric hospital: prospective cohort study in Switzerland

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Pires, Daniela
Published in Antimicrobial resistance & infection control. 2016, vol. 5, 24
Abstract The role of asymptomatic carriers of toxigenic Clostridium difficile (TCD) in nosocomial cross-transmission remains debatable. Moreover, its relevance in the elderly has been sparsely studied.
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PMID: 27280019
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Epidémiologie et contrôle de la résistance aux antibiotiques (866)
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PIRES, Daniela et al. Low frequency of asymptomatic carriage of toxigenic Clostridium difficile in an acute care geriatric hospital: prospective cohort study in Switzerland. In: Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 2016, vol. 5, p. 24. doi: 10.1186/s13756-016-0123-6 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:98874

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