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Detection of Clostridium Difficile Toxins

  • S. P. Borriello
  • A. R. Welch
Part of the Developments in Gastroenterology book series (DIGA, volume 5)

Abstract

C. difficile has been shown to account for up to 47% of antibiotic associated diarrhoea (Borriello and Larson 1981). Laboratory diagnosis of C. difficile in human faecal specimens has used selective culture media and the detection of cytotoxin (toxin B).

Keywords

Vero Cell Faecal Specimen Normal Horse Serum Clostridium Difficile Toxin Fluid Response 
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Copyright information

© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Boston 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Borriello
  • A. R. Welch

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