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Healthcare vs. Community Associated CDI

Healthcare vs. Community Associated CDI

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Healthcare vs. Community Associated CDI References:

1.         Tarrant, J., R.O. Jenkins, and K.T. Laird, From ward to washer: The survival of Clostridium difficile spores on hospital bed sheets through a commercial UK NHS healthcare laundry process. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 2018: p. 1-6.

2.         Lessa, F.C., et al., Burden of Clostridium difficile infection in the United States. N Engl J Med, 2015. 372(24): p. 2369-70.

3.         Magill, S.S., et al., Changes in Prevalence of Health Care-Associated Infections in U.S. Hospitals. N Engl J Med, 2018. 379(18): p. 1732-1744.

4.         Alam, M.J., et al., Investigation of potentially pathogenic Clostridium difficile contamination in household environs. Anaerobe, 2014. 27: p. 31-3.

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