Clostridium difficile Infection, An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323356572, 9780323356800

Clostridium difficile Infection, An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, Volume 29-1

1st Edition

Authors: Mark Wilcox
eBook ISBN: 9780323356800
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323356572
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 23rd February 2015
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This issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, guest edited by Dr. Mark H. Wilcox, is devoted to Clostridium Difficile Infection. Articles in this issue include: Potential sources of C. difficile for human infection; Colonisation versus carriage of C. difficile; Diagnostic pitfalls in C. difficile infection; The epidemiology of C. difficile infection in and outside of healthcare institutions; What makes epidemic C. difficile strains epidemic?: Fact versus fiction; Environmental interventions to control C. difficile infection; The contribution of strains and hosts to outcomes in C. difficile infection; Treatment of C. difficile infection; Faecal microbiota transplantation for the management of C. difficile infection; The morbidity, mortality, and costs associated with C. difficile infection; The potential of probiotics to prevent C. difficile infection; The prospect for vaccines to prevent C. difficile infection; and Predictive value of models of C. difficile infection.


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Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323356800
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323356572

About the Authors

Mark Wilcox Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant / Head of Microbiology (Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust) Professor of Medical Microbiology (University of Leeds)