Severe Diarrhea Linked To Antibiotics Prescribed In Doctor's Offices, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Reveals

Published: Mar 10, 2014

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The majority of pediatric Clostridium difficile infections, which are bacterial infections that cause severe diarrhea and are potentially life-threatening, occur among children in the general community who recently took antibiotics prescribed in doctor’s offices for other conditions, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published in Pediatrics.

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