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Increased Ultraviolet Light Exposure Protects against Inpatient Mortality in Patients with a Primary Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection

Giovani SM, Waljee AK, Stidham RW, Higgins PD. Increased Ultraviolet Light Exposure Protects against Inpatient Mortality in Patients with a Primary Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection. Poster session presented at: Digestive Disease Week Annual Meeting; 2014 May 3; Chicago, IL.




Abstract:

Determine if a relationship exists between the odds of inpatient surgery and UV exposure among patients with a primary diagnosis of CD, controlling for other important factors





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