Abstract

Limited data exist regarding combination therapy for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). After adjusting for confounders in a cohort of patients with CDI and≥1 year old, combination therapy was not associated with significant differences in clinical outcomes, but it was associated with prolonged duration of therapy (1.22 days; 95% confidence interval, 1.03-1.44 days; P=.02).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)602-605
Number of pages4
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume38
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2017

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Clostridium Infections
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  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Lack of benefit with combination therapy for clostridium difficile infection. / Njoku, Jessica C.; VanSchooneveld, Trevor C; Rupp, Mark Edmund; Olsen, Keith M.; Qiu, Fang; Meza, Jane L; Hermsen, Elizabeth D.

In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 38, No. 5, 01.05.2017, p. 602-605.

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