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Targeted screening for C. difficile upon hospital admission could potentially identify most colonized patients
Testing patients with just three risk factors upon hospital admission has potential to identify nearly three out of four asymptomatic carriers of C. difficile, according to a new study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of APIC. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not currently recommend testing of asymptomatic patients for C. difficile, and has provided a few FAQs on this issue.
The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy's Extending the Cure initiative released a new video about antibiotic resistance: Unstoppable Superbugs: Closer Than We Think? Watch and share the video.