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Laboratory diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infections: there is light at the end of the colon.

Brecher SM, Novak-Weekley SM, Nagy E.

Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Oct;57(8):1175-81. doi: 10.1093/cid/cit424. Epub 2013 Jun 20.

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Clostridium difficile testing in the clinical laboratory by use of multiple testing algorithms.

Novak-Weekley SM, Marlowe EM, Miller JM, Cumpio J, Nomura JH, Vance PH, Weissfeld A.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Mar;48(3):889-93. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01801-09. Epub 2010 Jan 13.

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Performance of Clostridium difficile toxin enzyme immunoassay and nucleic acid amplification tests stratified by patient disease severity.

Humphries RM, Uslan DZ, Rubin Z.

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Mar;51(3):869-73. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02970-12. Epub 2012 Dec 26.

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Tests for the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection: the next generation.

Carroll KC.

Anaerobe. 2011 Aug;17(4):170-4. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2011.01.002. Epub 2011 Mar 3. Review.

PMID:
21376826
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Evolution of testing algorithms at a university hospital for detection of Clostridium difficile infections.

Culbreath K, Ager E, Nemeyer RJ, Kerr A, Gilligan PH.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Sep;50(9):3073-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00992-12. Epub 2012 Jun 20.

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Two-step glutamate dehydrogenase antigen real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile.

Goldenberg SD, Cliff PR, Smith S, Milner M, French GL.

J Hosp Infect. 2010 Jan;74(1):48-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2009.08.014. Epub 2009 Nov 8.

PMID:
19900734
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Impact of strain type on detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile: comparison of molecular diagnostic and enzyme immunoassay approaches.

Tenover FC, Novak-Weekley S, Woods CW, Peterson LR, Davis T, Schreckenberger P, Fang FC, Dascal A, Gerding DN, Nomura JH, Goering RV, Akerlund T, Weissfeld AS, Baron EJ, Wong E, Marlowe EM, Whitmore J, Persing DH.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Oct;48(10):3719-24. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00427-10. Epub 2010 Aug 11.

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Trends and changes in Clostridium difficile diagnostic policies and their impact on the proportion of positive samples: a national survey.

Adler A, Schwartzberg Y, Samra Z, Schwartz O, Carmeli Y, Schwaber MJ; Israeli Clostridium difficile Diagnostics Study Group.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Nov;20(11):O904-10. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12634. Epub 2014 May 15.

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Overcoming barriers to effective recognition and diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection.

Wilcox MH.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012 Dec;18 Suppl 6:13-20. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12057. Review.

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Detection of Clostridium difficile infection: a suggested laboratory diagnostic algorithm.

Wren MW, Kinson R, Sivapalan M, Shemko M, Shetty NR.

Br J Biomed Sci. 2009;66(4):175-9.

PMID:
20095124
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Economic evaluation of laboratory testing strategies for hospital-associated Clostridium difficile infection.

Schroeder LF, Robilotti E, Peterson LR, Banaei N, Dowdy DW.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Feb;52(2):489-96. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02777-13. Epub 2013 Nov 27.

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Impact of the type of diagnostic assay on Clostridium difficile infection and complication rates in a mandatory reporting program.

Longtin Y, Trottier S, Brochu G, Paquet-Bolduc B, Garenc C, Loungnarath V, Beaulieu C, Goulet D, Longtin J.

Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jan;56(1):67-73. doi: 10.1093/cid/cis840. Epub 2012 Sep 25.

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Two-stage algorithm for Clostridium difficile: glutamate-dehydrogenase-positive toxin-negative enzyme immunoassay results may require further testing.

Bignardi GE, Hill K, Berrington A, Settle CD.

J Hosp Infect. 2013 Apr;83(4):347-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.12.012. Epub 2013 Feb 8.

PMID:
23399483
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Rapid stool-based diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection by real-time PCR in a children's hospital.

Luna RA, Boyanton BL Jr, Mehta S, Courtney EM, Webb CR, Revell PA, Versalovic J.

J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Mar;49(3):851-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01983-10. Epub 2011 Jan 5.

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Superiority of the DNA amplification assay for the diagnosis of C. difficile infection: a clinical comparison of fecal tests.

Barkin JA, Nandi N, Miller N, Grace A, Barkin JS, Sussman DA.

Dig Dis Sci. 2012 Oct;57(10):2592-9. Epub 2012 May 11.

PMID:
22576711
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Clinical relevance of a positive molecular test in the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection.

Baker I, Leeming JP, Reynolds R, Ibrahim I, Darley E.

J Hosp Infect. 2013 Aug;84(4):311-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.05.006. Epub 2013 Jul 5.

PMID:
23831282
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New molecular methods for the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infections.

Barbut F, Lalande V, Eckert C.

Drugs Today (Barc). 2012 Oct;48(10):673-84. doi: 10.1358/dot.2012.48.10.1864522. Review.

PMID:
23110263
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Diagnostic pitfalls in Clostridium difficile infection.

Planche T, Wilcox MH.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2015 Mar;29(1):63-82. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2014.11.008. Epub 2015 Jan 13. Review.

PMID:
25595842
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Evaluation of the Cepheid Xpert Clostridium difficile Epi assay for diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection and typing of the NAP1 strain at a cancer hospital.

Babady NE, Stiles J, Ruggiero P, Khosa P, Huang D, Shuptar S, Kamboj M, Kiehn TE.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Dec;48(12):4519-24. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01648-10. Epub 2010 Oct 13.

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