Monthly Archive: July 2016

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CDC Reports Clostridium difficile Spreads 1000x faster in Hospitals

Current CDC reports indicate that the risks of acquiring C. difficile in a hospital setting are 1000x greater than in the community, with symptomatic patients with CDI transmitting C. difficile to the nearby environment at a rate 15 times that of asymptomatic carriers (Emerging Infect Dis, April 2016).  Despite significant focus on the prevention and spread of this dangerous …

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