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Fig. 1 | Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control

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From: Evaluating risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection in adult and pediatric hematopoietic cell transplant recipients

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Algorithm to determine C. difficile infection (CDI) positivity for retrospective analyses, adult and pediatric populations combined. Definitions: PCR (polymerase chain reaction) for detection of gene tcdB, or both genes tcdA and tcdB; EIA (enzyme immunoassay) for detection of C. difficile GDA (glutamate dehydrogenase antigen); EIA for detection of toxins A & B; CTA for toxin B (cytotoxicity assay); review of patient’s chart was performed in order to manually review laboratory results and discharge/interim records

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