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Clostridium difficile and acute enterocolitis.
  1. E H Price,
  2. V M Wright,
  3. J A Walker-Smith,
  4. S Tabaqchali
  1. Department of Microbiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children, London.


    Clostridium difficile belonging to groups not normally detected in infancy was the only potential pathogen detected in the stools of two infants with severe enterocolitis. Further information regarding the virulence of this organism was obtained by use of a recently introduced typing scheme.

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