Title

Clostridium difficile infection in infants and children.

Year of Publication

2013

Number of Pages

196-200

Date Published

2013 Jan

ISSN Number

1098-4275

Abstract

<p>Infections caused by Clostridium difficile in hospitalized children are increasing. The recent publication of clinical practice guidelines for C difficile infection in adults did not address issues that are specific to children. The purpose of this policy statement is to provide the pediatrician with updated information and recommendations about C difficile infections affecting pediatric patients.</p>

DOI

10.1542/peds.2012-2992

Alternate Title

Pediatrics

PMID

23277317

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