UpToDate
Official reprint from UpToDate®
www.uptodate.com ©2017 UpToDate, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.

Medline ® Abstract for Reference 63

of 'Clostridium difficile infection in adults: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis'

63
TI
Effective utilization of evolving methods for the laboratory diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection.
AU
Kufelnicka AM, Kirn TJ
SO
Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Jun;52(12):1451-7.
 
Physicians should understand the performance characteristics of evolving laboratory tests used to diagnose Clostridium difficile infection if they are to correctly integrate test results with clinical information and formulate an appropriate therapeutic intervention for patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhea.
AD
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. kirntj@umdnj.edu
PMID