A Tale of Two Healthcare-Associated Infections: Clostridium difficile Coinfection Among Patients with Candidemia.

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A Tale of Two Healthcare-Associated Infections: Clostridium difficile Coinfection Among Patients with Candidemia.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jul 27;:

Authors: Tsay S, Williams SR, Benedict K, Beldavs Z, Farley M, Harrison L, Schaffner W, Dumyati G, Blackstock A, Guh A, Vallabhaneni S

Abstract
Candidemia and Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) are important healthcare-associated infections that share certain risk factors. We sought to describe candidemia-CDI coinfection using population-based surveillance data. We found that nearly one in ten patients with candidemia had CDI coinfection.

PMID: 30060067 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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