U.K. study suggests most C. diff cases are not HAIs

02/9/2012 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A mathematical analysis using data from three hospitals in England showed fewer than 25% of cases of Clostridium difficile are hospital-acquired infections, U.K. researchers reported in PLoS Medicine. The data contradict long-held beliefs that most C. diff cases are HAIs and suggest most cases are imported.

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