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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of the 23 residents enrolled in the study and molecular type of the isolates

From: Longitudinal survey of Clostridium difficile presence and gut microbiota composition in a Belgian nursing home

Resident number Age (years) Genre Status Room floor Diarrhea Hospital stay Antibiotic treatment Probiotic treatment C. difficile culture PCR-ribotype N° isolates CE tcdA tcdB cdtA cdtB tcdC MUT gyrA MUT
01 77 M SD 1 + - + - + UCL16a 9 + + - - -
02 78 F D 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
03 92 F D 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
04 88 F D 1 + - - - - - - - - - - -
05 93 F D 1 + - + + - - - - - - - -
06 86 F D 2 - - + - - - - - - - - -
07 92 F SD 3 - - + - - - - - - - - -
08 91 F SD 3 - + + + - - - - - - - -
09 88 F D 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
10 78 F SD 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
12 87 F D 2 + - - - - - - - - - - -
13 65 M D 1 - - + - + UCL36 4 - - - - -
14 76 F SD 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
15 50 F D 2 + - - + + 027 22 + + + + +
16 94 F D 3 + - + - - - - - - - - -
17 63 F D 3 + - + - + UCL36 1 - - - - -
+ 027 1 + + + + +
18 86 M D 2 + - - - + 027 10 + + + + +
19 89 F SD 3 + - + - + UCL36 2 - - - - -
UCL46 2 + + - - -
027 4 + + + + +
20 81 F SD 1 - - + - - -   - - - - -
21 82 F D 1 + - - - - -   - - - - -
22 83 F D 1 - - - - - -   - - - - -
23 88 F D 2 - - - - - -   - - - - -
24 81 F D 1 - - + + + UCL36 4 - - - - -
  1. M male
  2. F female
  3. SD semi-dependant residents
  4. D dependant residents
  5. CE cytotoxicity assay using MRC-5 cells
  6. tcdC MUT: Presence of deletions in the regulator gene tcdC (118 bp-39 bp-17 bp)
  7. gyrA MUT: Presence of mutation in the gyrA gene associated with moxifloxacin resistance