Detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile in powdered infant and follow-up formulae in Egypt
Aim: To examine powdered infant formula (PIF) and follow-up formula (FUF) for the presence of toxigenic Clostridium difficile. Materials and Methods: A total of 100 random samples of PIF and FUF, 50 samples each, from various pharmacies and supermarkets located in Assiut city were collected during 2008-2010. Results: Our results show that 16 out of 100 (16%) examined samples of ... إقراء المزيد