Frequency of severe C. diff in children increasing, study finds

10/7/2013 | Healio (free registration)

Serious Clostridium difficile infections are becoming more frequent among children, and complications are common, researchers from Texas Children's Hospital in Houston report. The study, which found a substantial number of cases were community-associated disease, showed CDI mainly affects children with underlying medical conditions and can lead to ICU admission, surgery and death.

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