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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 75

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

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Pseudomembranous colitis caused by a toxin A(-) B(+) strain of Clostridium difficile.
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Limaye AP, Turgeon DK, Cookson BT, Fritsche TR
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J Clin Microbiol. 2000;38(4):1696.
 
We report a case of severe pseudomembranous colitis due to a toxin A(-) B(+) strain of Clostridium difficile in an immunosuppressed patient and discuss the implications for diagnostic testing in suspected C. difficile-associated diarrhea.
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Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA. limaye@u.washington.edu
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