VIDEO: C. difficile incidence rate not lower with COVID-19 precautions

VIDEO: C. difficile incidence rate not lower with COVID-19 precautions

In this video, Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG, AGAF, discussed the annual incidence rate of Clostridioides difficile infection during and in the years preceding the COVID-19 pandemic.In 2011, health care-associated infections, as compared with community-associated infections, accounted for two-thirds of C. difficile infections, Feuerstadt, assistant clinical professor of medicine at Yale University, said. By contrast, in 2017, the incidence rate was split between health care-associated and community-associated infections, with the incidence of health care-associated infections decreasing while theRead More

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