Overview of Clostridium difficile infection: implications for China
Lamont, J. Thomas
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CitationChen, Xinhua, and J. Thomas Lamont. 2013. “Overview of Clostridium difficile infection: implications for China.” Gastroenterology Report 1 (3): 153-158. doi:10.1093/gastro/got029. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gastro/got029.
AbstractThe incidence and severity of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) have dramatically increased in the Western world in recent years. In contrast, CDI is rarely reported in China, possibly due to under-diagnosis. This article briefly summarizes CDI incidence, management and preventive strategies. The authors intend to raise awareness of this disease among Chinese physicians and health workers, in order to minimize the medical and economic burden of a potential epidemic in the future.
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