- Health Sciences
- Medical bacteriology, mycology, parasitology
- C. difficile outbreaks in the mid-2000s
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C. difficile outbreaks in the mid-2000s
Pierce, Marcia M. Department of Biological Sciences, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky.
- Antibiotic-associated diarrhea
- In hospitals and in the community
- Related Primary Literature
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NOTE: At the time of the writing of this article, Clostridium difficile was the taxonomic name for the pathogenic organism responsible for the outbreaks discussed in the text. Since 2016, the official taxonomic name has been changed to Clostridioides difficile. The abbreviation of C. difficile (or C. diff) is still used.
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