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Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Risk Index of Garey et al

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Gastroenterology

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ICD-10:

Description:

Garey et al developed an index for identifying a patient at risk for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management or a change in antibiotic therapy. The authors are from the University of Houston, University of Texas Houston, Baylor College of Medicine and St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital.

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