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Diagnosing C. difficile in Newborns

News   Aug 31, 2018 | Original story sourced from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

 
New Guidelines for Diagnosing C. difficile in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

High colonization rates in infants (approx 35%) make interpretation of positive C. difficile tests in NICU patients uniquely challenging. Image credit: Pixabay

 
 
 

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