Clostridium difficile Publications

Epi-Insight Articles

Feedback sought on updated Clostridium difficile guidelines - Epi-Insight, Volume 13, Issue 11, November 2012 

Clostridium difficile increasingly recognised as a problem in the community - Epi-Insight, Volume 13, Issue 1, January 2012

Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile in Ireland: May 2008 - December 2009 - Epi-Insight, Volume 11, Issue 3, March 2010

1607 cases of Clostridium difficile reported in 2008 - Epi-Insight, Volume 10, Issue 3, March 2009

C. difficile-associated disease in Ireland - Epi-Insight, Volume 9, Issue 6, June 2008

Focus on Clostridium difficile - Epi-Insight, Volume 7, Issue 6, June 2006

Infectious Disease Outbreaks in Ireland, 2004 - Epi Insight, Volume 7, Issue 4, April 2006

Last updated: 27 November 2012

Other Articles

An investigation of the subtype diversity of clinical isolates of Irish Clostridium difficile ribotypes 027 and 078 by repetitive-extragenic palindromic PCR. Solomon K, Murray S, Scott L, McDermott S, Drudy D, Martin A, O'Donoghue C, Skally M, Burns K, Fenelon L, Fitzpatrick F, Kyne L, Fanning S. J Med Microbiol. 2011 Aug;60(Pt 8):1080-7

Clostridium difficile infection in the Republic of Ireland: results of a 1-month national surveillance and ribotyping project, March 2009. Burns K, Skally M, Solomon K, Scott L, McDermott S, O'Flanagan D, Fanning S, Kyne L, Fenelon L, Fitzpatrick F. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. Oct;31(10):1085-7. 2010

PCR ribotype prevalence and molecular basis of macrolide–lincosamide–streptogramin B (MLSB) and fluoroquinolone resistance in Irish clinical Clostridium difficile isolates - Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. September 2011; 66(9):1976-1982. Solomon K, Fanning S, McDermott S, Murray S, Scott L, Martin A, Skally M, Burns K, Kuijper E, Fitzpatrick F, Fenelon L, Kyne L

Update of Clostridium difficile infection due to PCR ribotype 027 in Europe, 2008 - Eurosurveillance, Volume 13, Issue 31, 31 July 2008

Laboratory diagnosis of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in the Republic of Ireland: a survey of Irish microbiology laboratories - J Hosp Infect. 2008 Apr;68(4):315-21. Fitzpatrick F, Oza A, Gilleece A, O'Byrne AM, Drudy D; C. difficile subcommittee of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

Last updated: 14 May 2018