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Volume 17, Number 6—June 2011

Research

Binary Toxin and Death after Clostridium difficile Infection

Sabrina BacciComments to Author , Kåre Mølbak, Marianne K. Kjeldsen, and Katharina E.P. Olsen
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training, Stockholm, Sweden (S. Bacci); Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark (S. Bacci, K. Mølbak, M.K. Kjeldsen, K.E.P. Olsen)

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Kaplan Meier curves showing the probability of patient survival after diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection according to the 4 different infection groups (log-rank test, p<0.001). Blue line, C. difficile PCR ribotype 027; black line, C. difficile PCR ribotype non-027; green line, C. difficile with toxins A and B without binary toxin; red line, C. difficile unselected strains not referred for typing.

Figure 2. Kaplan Meier curves showing the probability of patient survival after diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection according to the 4 different infection groups (log-rank test, p<0.001). Blue line, C. difficile PCR ribotype 027; black line, C. difficile PCR ribotype non-027; green line, C. difficile with toxins A and B without binary toxin; red line, C. difficile unselected strains not referred for typing.

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