Anaerobe 2021 Feb 1;69:102329. Epub 2021 Feb 1.
Emerging Pathogens Laboratory-Fondation Mérieux, International Center for Infectiology Research (CIRI), Inserm U1111, CNRS UMR5308, ENS de Lyon, Lyon, France; Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology, and Prevention, Edouard Herriot Hospital, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France; INSERM, F-CRIN, Réseau Innovative Clinical Research in Vaccinology (I-REIVAC), Paris, France.
Introduction: The magnitude and scope of Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) has changed with an increase in incidence and severity. The epidemiology of CDI is not well known in France due to difficulties to conduct large continuous surveillance. The objectives were to compare the characteristics of patients with CDI collected through repeated point prevalence survey via DIFTEC™, a free electronic tool, with those from previous French or European studies. Read More