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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
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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.

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