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C. difficile-related deaths on the rise

Between 1999 and 2004, C. difficile-related deaths in the U.S. increased 35% each year.

Redelings M, Sorvillo F, Mascola L. Increase in Clostridium Difficile-Related Mortality Rates, 1999 -2004. Emerg Infect Dis. 2007; 13(9): 1417-9. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/13/9/06-1116_article.htm

Reference

Title
Increase in Clostridium Difficile-Related Mortality Rates, 1999 -2004
Publication
Emerg Infect Dis
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Redelings M, Sorvillo F, Mascola L
Volume & Issue
Volume 13, Issue 9
Pages
1417-9
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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