Clostridium difficile infections have decreased in Canadian hospitals

Rates of C.¬†difficile infections have decreased 36% in hospitals across Canada, although the virulent NAP1 strain associated with severe illness and deaths is the most common strain, according to research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Clostridium difficile is the most common infectious cause of diarrhea in hospitalized patients in developed countries, causing severe … Continue reading Clostridium difficile infections have decreased in Canadian hospitals