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Research Article

Surveillance for Clostridium difficile Infection: ICD-9 Coding Has Poor Sensitivity Compared to Laboratory Diagnosis in Hospital Patients, Singapore

  • Monica Chan,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Poh Lian Lim mail,

    pllim@post.harvard.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Angela Chow,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Mar Kyaw Win,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Timothy M. Barkham

    Affiliation: Department of Laboratory Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Published: January 20, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015603

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