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CDC to Host Clinician Call on CRE and C. difficile

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host a clinician call Aug. 20 to discuss work being done to implement a coordinated approach to protect patients from carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and Clostridium difficile (C. diff). The call, titled “CRE and C. difficile: Is Your Healthcare Facility Implementing the Necessary Approach to Stop the Spread?”, is open to all hospitals and will feature testimony from clinical experts on preventing antibiotic-resistant infections and improving antibiotic stewardship. For more information, visit http://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/calls/2015/callinfo_082015.asp

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