Protective factors in the intestinal microbiome against clostridium difficile infection in recipients of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Clostridium Infections
  • Gastrointestinal Microbiome
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

abstract

  • Colonization with these 3 bacterial groups is associated with a lower risk of CDI. These groups have been shown to be vital components of the intestinal microbiota. Targeted efforts to maintain them may help minimize the risk of CDI in this at-risk population.

publication date

  • January 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5426375

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/infdis/jix011

PubMed ID

  • 28498996

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1117

end page

  • 1123

volume

  • 215

number

  • 7