Risk factors associated with Clostridium difficile infection after kidney and pancreas transplantation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Clostridium Infections
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Diarrhea
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation

abstract

  • Careful antimicrobial selection and assurance of optimal treatment duration in the kidney and pancreas transplant population is prudent. Clinicians should have a heightened awareness of CDI risk particularly during periods of leukopenia and in the setting of gastrointestinal procedures.

publication date

  • October 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/tid.12113

PubMed ID

  • 23890202

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 502

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 15

number

  • 5