Case Studies in Infectious Disease: Clostridium difficile
By Peter Lydyard, Michael Cole, John Holton, Will Irving, Nino Porakishvili, Pradhib Venkatesan, Kate Ward
Published December 1st 2009 by Garland Science – 608 pages
Case Studies in Infectious Disease: Clostridium difficile presents the natural history of this infection from point of entry of the pathogen through pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment. A set of core questions explores the nature, causation, host response, manifestations, and management of this infectious process. This case also includes summary bullet points, questions and answers, and references.