- Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: epidemiological data from Western Australia associated with a modified antibiotic policyClaudia Thomas
Department of Microbiology, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, 6009
Clin Infect Dis 35:1457-62. 2002..These findings suggest that a reduction in the use of third-generation cephalosporins can reduce the occurrence of CDAD...
- Antibiotics and hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea: a systematic reviewClaudia Thomas
School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
J Antimicrob Chemother 51:1339-50. 2003..Well-designed studies grounded in epidemiological principles are needed to identify true risk factors for CDAD and to provide reliable estimates of the strength of association...
- Restriction of third generation cephalosporin use reduces the incidence of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea in hospitalised patientsClaudia Thomas
Department of Microbiology, The University of Western Australia, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Perth, Western Australia
Commun Dis Intell 27:S28-31. 2003..Thus, changes in antibiotic prescribing practices can influence the incidence of CDAD and, potentially, antibiotic resistant pathogens...
- Ciprofloxacin and Clostridium difficile--associated diarrheaClaudia Thomas
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:637-8; author reply 638. 2002