Nicholson MR, Thomsen IP, Slaughter JC, Creech CB, Edwards KM. Novel risk factors for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in children. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 2015 Jan;60(60). 18-22. PMID: 25199038 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4276518 NIHMSID: NIHMS624798.
Clostridium difficile, a common cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea, has been reported to recur in high rates in adults. The rates and risk factors for recurrent C difficile infection (rCDI) in children have not been well established.