Hospital lowers rate of nosocomial C. difficile with revised approach

ORLANDO — A hospital reduced the rate of hospital-onset cases of Clostridioides difficile infection with a standardized system for early recognition and testing, researchers found.According to results presented by Stephanie DiGiovanni, MA, BSN, RN, CIC, director of infection prevention at NYU Langone-Long Island, at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology annual conference, standardizing a process of early recognition and testing for C. difficile infection (CDI) can effectively reduce rates of hospital-onset CDI.Community-acquired CDI was slightly moreRead More