C. difficile

Germ that can cause diarrhea; most cases of C. difficile infection occur in patients taking antibiotics.

Clostridioides difficile Infection Prevention: the Role of Patient Bathing and Issues with Current Practice

Infections with Clostridioides difficile (CDI) remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality despite recent decreases in reported rates. A...

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C. diff Perspectives: Utilizing On-Demand Testing for Protocol-Driven Infection Prevention

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Diagnosing C. difficile: New Guidelines, Familiar Challenges

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