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(Antibiotic associated colitis)
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  • Risk factors of the Clostridium difficile infection in patients with chronic kidney disease. [Journal Article]
  • ACAdv Clin Exp Med 2018 Jun 15
  • Lis Ł, Jerzak P, … Hruby Z
  • CONCLUSIONS: In patients with CKD, longer hospitalization time and lower serum albumin concentration significantly increased the risk of the C. difficile infection. The C. difficile infection, age, the number of used antibiotics, longer hospitalization time, and lower initial serum albumin concentration notably augmented the risk of death. Although the incidence of the C. difficile infection did not correlate with the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), 67% of patients who tested positive were class 5 of CKD, whereas only 5.7% were class 1.
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