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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 60, Issue 12, pp 3825–3826 | Cite as

Clostridium Difficile Screening in Cirrhosis: One for All, or Some for One?

  • Andreea Pop
  • Bogdan Procopet
  • Horia Stefanescu
  • Adriana Cavasi
  • Marcel Tantau
  • Vasile Andreica
Correspondence
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Keywords

Antibiotic Therapy Renal Dysfunction Cirrhotic Patient Clostridium Difficile Infection Clostridium Difficile 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

This paper was published under the frame of European Social Fund, Human Resources Development Operational Programme 2007–2013, Project No. POSDRU/159/1.5/S/138776. Bogdan Procopet and Horia Stefanescu were Marie Curie Fellow within the CLEVER project, which is funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IAPP Grant Agreement 612273).

References

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    Saab S, Alper T, Sernas E, et al. Hospitalized patients with cirrhosis should be screened for clostridium difficile colitis. Dig Dis Sci. (Epub ahead of print). doi: 10.1007/s10620-015-3707-8.
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    Mittal C, Hassan S, Arshad S, et al. Clostridium difficile infection in liver transplant recipients: a retrospective study of rates, risk factors and outcomes. Am J Transplant. 2014;14:1901–1907.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreea Pop
    • 1
  • Bogdan Procopet
    • 1
    • 2
  • Horia Stefanescu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Adriana Cavasi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marcel Tantau
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vasile Andreica
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.3rd Medical Clinic, Gastroenterology DepartmentUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu”Cluj-NapocaRomania
  2. 2.Gastroenterology DepartmentRegional Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology “O Fodor”Cluj-NapocaRomania

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