Blood cancers

WA data sheds light on C. difficile infection in haematological malignancy

A comprehensive data linkage study in Western Australia has identified risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection in patients with haematological malignancy. It discovered that infection was rarely listed as a direct cause of death, and community-acquired infection was more common than previously thought. Associate Professor Linda Selvey, from Curtin University, and colleagues identified 2,085 patients ...

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