Pediatric Clostridium difficile Infection

A video presentation by Julia Shaklee Sammons, MD MSCE, on Pediatric Clostridium difficile Infection, from the CHOP Medical Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, June 22-28, 2014.

At the end of this session, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the microbiology and pathogenesis of C. difficile infection (CDI), including contributing factors to development of disease
  • Describe the changing epidemiology of CDI, including risk factors in children
  • Understand the difference between C. difficile colonization and infection
  • Understand pitfalls in diagnosis of CDI
  • Identify treatment options for pediatric CDI

Related Centers and Programs: CHOP Open-access Medical Education, Division of Infectious Diseases