Hospital acquired Clostridioides difficile infection and risk factors for severity in a university hospital: A prospective study


Bilgin H. , Sayin E., Gurun H. P. , Tukenmez-Tigen E., Toprak N. , KORTEN V.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, cilt.48, sa.12, ss.1426-1430, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 48 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ajic.2020.05.042
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1426-1430

Özet

Background: Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is a well-known cause of health care-associated diarrhea. Data about CDI epidemiology of Turkey is limited. This study investigates CDI incidence, clinical characteristics, and factors associated with severe CDI in a tertiary care center university hospital.