6 Factors Associated With C. Diff Infection Relapse

Several factors, including antibiotic exposure, are associated with a risk of relapse after testing positive for Clostridium difficile, according to a study in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.

The researchers used a clinical data warehouse at a four-hospital healthcare organization to gather information on inpatients who contracted C. difficile and were available for 56 days of follow-up.

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