Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 2nd, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Pharmacotherapy, "A formerly infrequently isolated strain of Clostridium difficile known as BI/NAP1 has resulted in geographically diverse outbreaks of C. difficile-associated disease.
"Such rapid dissemination and distribution of an outbreak strain of C. difficile are unprecedented, with many regions across North America, as well as several countries in Europe, being affected, all in such a short period of time."
"Also of note," R.C. Owens and colleagues at the...
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