NYMC Faculty Publications

Title

Transmission of Clostridioides Difficile Infection (CDI) from Patients Less than 3 Years of Age in a Pediatric Oncology Setting

First Page

233

Last Page

236

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-2020

Department

Pathology

Second Department

Medicine

Abstract

Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is prevalent in pediatric oncology patients, but the transmission risk to peers is unknown. In 224 children with CDI, multilocus sequence typing (MLST) identified only 7 alleged transmission events (18%) originating from childrenWGS.

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