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Concurrent outbreaks with co-infection of norovirus and Clostridium difficile in a long-term-care facility

  • A. LUDWIG (a1) (a2), K. SATO (a3), P. SCHIRMER (a2), A. MANIAR (a4) (a5), C. LUCERO-OBUSAN (a2), C. FLEMING (a6), R. RYONO (a2), G. ODA (a2), M. WINTERS (a2) and M. HOLODNIY (a2) (a7)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268813000241
  • Published online: 22 February 2013
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SUMMARY

We describe an outbreak of simultaneous Clostridium difficile and norovirus infections in a long-term-care facility. Thirty patients experienced acute gastroenteritis, and four had co-infection with identical C. difficile 027 and genotype II.4 New Orleans norovirus strains. Co-occurring infection requires improved understanding of risk factors, clinical impact, and testing strategies.

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*Author for correspondence: A. Ludwig, M.D., Veterans Health Administration, Office of Public Health, 3801 Miranda Avenue (132), Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. (Email: Alison.Ludwig@va.gov)
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