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Association Between Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing Practices and Community-Associated Clostridium difficile Infection.

  • Author(s): Winston, Lisa
  • Dantes, R
  • Mu, Y
  • Hicks, LA
  • Cohen, J
  • Bamberg, W
  • Beldavs, ZG
  • Dumyati, G
  • Farley, MM
  • Holzbauer, S
  • Meek, J
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4551478?pdf=render
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Abstract

Background.  Antibiotic use predisposes patients to Clostridium difficile infections (CDI), and approximately 32% of these infections are community-associated (CA) CDI. The population-level impact of antibiotic use on adult CA-CDI rates is not well describ

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