Designing a risk predictive tool for Clostridium difficile

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Clostridium difficile (C.diff) is a gram positive-spore forming anaerobic bacteria that forms colitis through the disruption of the gut flora after the consumption of antibiotics. The infection is associated with high morbidity and mortality. In order to reduce the incidence of C.diff the health board suggested the reduction of 4C antibiotics, however not in every case it is possible to avoid the antibiotic prescription.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 4 Dec 2018
EventSIPBS Postgraduate research day - University of Strathclyde , Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 Dec 2018 → …


ConferenceSIPBS Postgraduate research day
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Period4/12/18 → …


  • clostridium difficile
  • risk prediction
  • risk management


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