Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Emerging Infections Program from 2011 to 32014 has shown that Clostridium difficile infection rates are finally improving, according to an article on the Collective Evolution website.
A 9 to 15 percent decrease in C. diff incidence was fund nationally
Hospitals implement antimicrobial stewardship programs as well as stricter cleaning and infection control protocols.
While the CDC is still in the midst of examining statistics, and won’t issue a report until later this year, the article said.
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