Cystic Fibrosis

High prevalence of asymptomatic C. diff colonisation in CF

People with cystic fibrosis have a high prevalence of asymptomatic carriage of toxigenic C. difficile, an Australian study has shown. However, while 30% of asymptomatic CF patients tested at a WA centre had toxigenic C. difficile colonisation, there was no evidence of cross-infection or healthcare facility contamination, said researchers from the Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sir ...

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