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    • Emergence of an Outbreak-Associated Clostridium difficile Variant with Increased Virulence 

      Quesada Gómez, Carlos; López Ureña, Diana; Chaves Olarte, Esteban; Acuña Amador, Luis Alberto; Villalobos Zúñiga, Manuel Antonio; Du, Tim; Freire, Rosemayre; Guzmán Verri, Caterina; Gamboa Coronado, María del Mar; Lawley, Trevor D.; Moreno Robles, Edgardo; Mulvey, Michael R.; de Castro Brito, Gerly Anne; Rodríguez Cavallini, Evelyn; Rodríguez Sánchez, César (2015-04)
      The prevalence of Clostridium difficile infections has increased due to the emergence of epidemic variants from diverse genetic lineages. Here we describe the emergence of a novel variant during an outbreak in a Costa Rican ...
    • Emergence of Clostridium difficile NAP1 in Latin America 

      Quesada Gómez, Carlos; Rodríguez Sánchez, César; Gamboa Coronado, María del Mar; Rodríguez Cavallini, Evelyn; Du, Tim; Mulvey, Michael R.; Villalobos Zúñiga, Manuel Antonio; Boza Cordero, Ricardo (2010-02)
      The NAP1 and NAP2 strains of Clostridium difficile have been linked to nosocomial outbreaks of antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) and pseudomembranous colitis in North American and European countries (4, 5). We found ...
    • Molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance of Clostridium difficile in a national geriatric hospital in Costa Rica 

      Jiménez Solís, Andrea; Araya, R.; Paniagua Hidalgo, Diana; Camacho Mora, Zianne; Du, Tim; Golding, Geroge R.; Leandro Astorga, Gustavo; Rodríguez Sánchez, César; Quesada Gómez, Carlos (2018-08)
      Background: the epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) is changing rapidly worldwide; knowledge on the genotypes of C. difficile circulating in specialized geriatric hospitals and their resistance to ...