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|Title in Portuguese:||Community-acquired diarrhea associated with Clostridium difficile in an HIV-positive cancer patient : first case report in Latin America|
|Author:||Costa, Cecíia L.|
Carvalho, Cibele B. Mano de
González, Rafael H.
Gifoni, Markus A.
Ribeiro, Ronaldo A.
Brito, Gerly Anne de Castro
|Publisher:||International Journal of Infectious Diseases|
|Citation:||COSTA, C. L. et al. Community-acquired diarrhea associated with Clostridium difficile in an HIV-positive cancer patient : first case report in Latin America. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Hamilton, v. 26, p. 138-139, set. 2014.|
|Abstract:||Clostridium difficile is the most important cause of nosocomial diarrhea, mainly associated with antibiotic use and immunodeficiency. Although, an increased incidence of community-acquired C. difficile infection (CA-CDI) has been reported worldwide, this infection has been under-diagnosed in Latin America. This is the first report of a CA-CDI case in Latin America, in an HIV-positive patient with cancer.|
|metadata.dc.type:||Artigo de Periódico|
|Appears in Collections:||DMC - Artigos publicados em revistas científicas|
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