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Hospitals boost efforts against C. diff: survey
Modern Healthcare

Controlling the spread of Clostridium difficile infection remains a challenge for healthcare institutions, according to a survey conducted by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.

APIC conducted the survey to see if hospitals had increased interventions to prevent CDI after a 2008 APIC study revealed Clostridium difficile infection, rates to be six to 20 times greater than previous estimates.