Variability in testing policies and impact on reported Clostridium difficile infection rates: results from the pilot Longitudinal European Clostridium difficile Infection Diagnosis surveillance study (LuCID)

Davies, K orcid.org/0000-0001-6862-5355, Davis, G orcid.org/0000-0002-2826-0897, Barbut, F et al. (3 more authors) (2016) Variability in testing policies and impact on reported Clostridium difficile infection rates: results from the pilot Longitudinal European Clostridium difficile Infection Diagnosis surveillance study (LuCID). European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 35 (12). pp. 1949-1956. ISSN 0934-9723

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Keywords: Clostridium difficile infection; epidemiology; diagnosis; testing algorithms
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  • Published: December 2016
  • Accepted: 2 August 2016
  • Published (online): 2 September 2016
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Medicine and Health (Leeds) > Institute of Molecular Medicine (LIMM) (Leeds) > Section of Molecular Gastroenterology (Leeds)
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Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2016 10:39
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2017 15:45
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-016-2746-1
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10096-016-2746-1

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