PREVENTING CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION. Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality 14000 Quail Springs, Suite 400 Oklahoma City, OK 73134. Clostridium difficile. Anaerobic, gram-positive, spore-forming, toxin-producing bacillus
Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality 14000 Quail Springs, Suite 400
Oklahoma City, OK 73134
APIC Guide to the Elimination of Clostridium difficile in Healthcare Settings, 2008.
Strict Glove Use
Hand Hygiene with Soap and Water
Minimize number of patients per room
Intensified housekeeping measures
Loo VG, et al. Can Med Assoc J. 2004;171:47-48.
Adopted from – Speck SHEA Abstract 167, Baltimore, April 2007
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