Severe and severe complicated Clostridium difficile infections (SCDI/SCCDI) were retrospectively assessed in a pediatric cohort. Underlying medical conditions and concomitant medical therapy preclude accurate classification of children with SCDI/SCCDI, using current CDI severity definitions. Revised CDI definitions in children should focus on more objective, age-appropriate, and CDI-specific markers of severity.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2015|
- Clostridium difficile
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Infectious Diseases