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Risk factors for and estimated incidence of community-associated Clostridium difficile infection, North Carolina, USA.
(Emerg Infect Dis, 2010-02)
We determined estimated incidence of and risk factors for community-associated Clostridium difficile infection (CA-CDI) among patients treated at 6 North Carolina hospitals. CA-CDI case-patients were defined as adults (>18 ...
Invasive fungal infections among organ transplant recipients: results of the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET).
(Clin Infect Dis, 2010-04-15)
BACKGROUND: Invasive fungal infections (IFIs) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality among organ transplant recipients. Multicenter prospective surveillance data to determine disease burden and secular trends are lacking. ...
Variation in the type and frequency of postoperative invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections according to type of surgical procedure.
(Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 2010-07)
OBJECTIVE: To determine the epidemiological characteristics of postoperative invasive Staphylococcus aureus infection following 4 types of major surgical procedures.design. Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Eleven hospitals ...