Clostridium difficile Infections in Pennsylvania Hospitals (05/11/07)
Report Data: 2007
What's In This Report
Infections caused by Clostridium difficile (commonly referred to as C. diff) are a growing public health concern. A new strain of the bacterium has emerged that demonstrates resistance to conventional antibiotics and is associated with an increase in the severity of symptoms and cost of treatment. This brief does not distinguish between community-acquired and hospital-acquired infections.
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