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Rare symptomatic C difficile infections in pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis

Pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis can usually have asymptomatic Clostridioides difficile colonization, but this has not resulted in increased rates of C difficile infections (CDIs). A team, led by Seth A. Reasoner, Division of Molecular Pathogenesis, Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, identified the rate, risk factors, and sequelae of asymptomatic …

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New test may help patients with cystic fibrosis

New test may help patients with cystic fibrosis

image: The main actors behind the study are (from left to right) Professor Jens Leipziger from the Department of Biomedicine at Aarhus University, consultant Søren Jensen-Fangel, consultant Majbritt Jeppesen and consultant Peder Berg from the Aarhus University Hospital. Photo: AU see After Credit: University of Aarhus Researchers have developed a simple urine test to measure …

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