Clostridium difficile infection complicates inflammatory bowel disease in children and adults. Increased hospitalizations have been reported due to recent hypervirulent c. difficile strains. National trends of c. difficile infections in hospitalized children and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are currently incomplete.
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