International typing study of Clostridium difficile Journal Article

Authors: Manzo, C. E.; Merrigan, M. M.; Johnson, S; Gerding, D. N.; Riley, T. V.; Silva, J., Jr; Brazier, J. S.; the International Clostridium difficile Study Group
Article Title: International typing study of Clostridium difficile
Abstract: We report the results of an international Clostridium difficile typing study to cross reference strain designations for seven typing methodologies and facilitate inter-laboratory communication. Four genotypic and three phenotypic methods were used to type 100 isolates and compare the results to 39 PCR ribotypes identified among the collection.
Journal Title: Anaerobe
Volume: 28
ISSN: 1095-8274; 1075-9964
Publisher: Elsevier Inc  
Date Published: 2014
Start Page: 4
End Page: 7
Language: ENG
Notes: CI: Published by Elsevier Ltd.; JID: 9505216; OTO: NOTNLM; 2013/06/22 [received]; 2014/04/01 [revised]; 2014/04/10 [accepted]; 2014/04/21 [aheadofprint]; ppublish