Pathway to Prevention of Nosocomial Clostridium difficile Infection.

  title={Pathway to Prevention of Nosocomial Clostridium difficile Infection.},
  author={Ellie J. C. Goldstein and Stuart Johnson and P J Maziade and Lynne Vernice McFarland and William E. Trick and Linda D Dresser and Mathieu Millette and Hadi Mazloum and Donald Edward Low},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={60 Suppl 2},
BACKGROUND To address the significant morbidity and mortality rates associated with nosocomial Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD), a series of recommendations and a pathway to prevention were developed. METHODS An expert panel of infectious disease (ID) specialists participated in a modified Delphi process with specific objectives: (1) conduct a review for CDAD and prevention; (2) develop statements based upon panel members' opinions; (3) hold a panel meeting during the 2012… CONTINUE READING
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