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Sharon Tsay, STsay@cdc.gov, Phone: 404-718-5510, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop H24-9, Atlanta,Georgia 30329.

All authors: no reported conflicts of interest.

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Keywords:

  • Science & Technology
  • Life Sciences & Biomedicine
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology
  • candidemia
  • Clostridium difficile
  • infections
  • hospital
  • ANTIBIOTICS
  • ATLANTA

A Tale of Two Healthcare-associated Infections: Clostridium difficile Coinfection Among Patients With Candidemia

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Journal Title:

Clinical Infectious Diseases

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Volume 68, Number 4

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, Pages 676-679

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Article | Final Publisher PDF

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 1 in 10 patients with candidemia had CDI coinfection.

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