C. diff Report

Your source for the latest news and information about Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD)

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Did you know that C. difficile has surpassed methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as the leading cause of healthcare-acquired infections in community hospitals?1
Or, that the mortality rate for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) can be as high as 14% in elderly patients?2
Get on-demand access to these and other important facts about the significant and increasing threat of CDI straight from the experts. The C. diff Report delivers comprehensive educational information directly onto your iPhone or iPad, with new content ble regularly, including:
  • Insights into CDAD risk factors, prevention, and special patient populations
  • Streaming video interviews with leading medical experts
  • Educational information on CDAD epidemiology and mechanism of disease
  • Links to news about this rapidly evolving disease state

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References: 1. Miller BA, Chen LF, Sexton DJ, Anderson DJ. Comparison of the burdens of hospital-onset, healthcare facility-associated Clostridium difficile infection and of healthcare-associated infection due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in community hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011;32(4):387-390. 2. Miller M, Gravel D, Mulvey M, et al; for Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program. Health care-associated Clostridium difficile infection in Canada: patient age and infecting strain type are highly predictive of severe outcome and mortality. Clin Infect Dis. 2010;50(2):194-201.