Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in children due to hypervirulent strains PCR-ribotype 027

An emblematic report of two cases

Patrizia Spigaglia, Fabrizio Barbanti, Elio Castagnola, Roberto Bandettini

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Abstract

In this report, the first two cases of pediatric Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) due to the hypervirulent PCR-ribotype 027 in Italy are described as emblematic of the role of both the infecting C. difficile strain and patient status in the occurrence and clinical manifestation of CDI in children.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-93
Number of pages3
JournalAnaerobe
Volume36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2015

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Clostridium Infections
Ribotyping
Clostridium difficile
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Italy
Pediatrics

Keywords

  • Antibiotics
  • C. difficile
  • Children
  • GVHD
  • HSCT
  • PCR-ribotype 027

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases

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Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in children due to hypervirulent strains PCR-ribotype 027 : An emblematic report of two cases. / Spigaglia, Patrizia; Barbanti, Fabrizio; Castagnola, Elio; Bandettini, Roberto.

In: Anaerobe, Vol. 36, 01.12.2015, p. 91-93.

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