Magdesian K. Gary; Madigan, John E.; Hirsh, Dwight C.; Jang, Spenser S.; Tang, Yajarayma J.; Carpenter, Tim E.; Hansen, Laurie M.; Silva, Joe Jr.Reviews in Medical Microbiology: 1997 Clostridia and Clostridial Enteric Disease: Oral Presentations: PDF Only Buy Abstract Clostridium diffidle was isolated from horses with diarrhoea at a veterinary medical teaching hospital. The disease course in these horses paralleled that seen in human patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Previous antibiotic use was significantly higher in C. difficile-positive horses with diarrhoea compared to C. difficile negative horses. Survival was significantly lower in C. difficile-positrve horses. © Williams & Wilkins 1997. All Rights Reserved.