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Pets and Children are a Potential Source of Clostridium difficile in the Community

Household transmission of Clostridium difficile to pets and children may be a source of community-associated C. difficile infections according to findings from a new study published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. The study found that patients with this … Continue reading

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Study Finds Hospitals are Not Doing All They Can to Prevent C diff Infections

Nearly half of American hospitals aren’t taking key steps to prevent a kind of gut infection that kills nearly 30,000 people annually and sickens hundreds of thousands more — despite strong evidence that such steps work, according to a new … Continue reading

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