IBD: Poor outcomes after Clostridium difficile infection in IBD

Sahil Khanna, Darrell S. Pardi

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Abstract

Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is a common complication of IBD and is associated with disease flare-ups and adverse outcomes. Low levels of serum albumin and haemoglobin alongside high concentrations of serum creatinine predict the need for surgery and risk of death associated with CDI in patients with IBD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)307-308
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2012

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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