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Our Clostridium difficile Prevention Tool Kit: Evidence-based Practices in Environmental Surface Disinfection is based on successful clinical studies.
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Prevention of Hospital-Onset Clostridium difficile Infection in the New York Metropolitan Region Using a Collaborative Intervention Model
(Koll, B. MD, FACP, FIDSA, Medical Director and Chief, Infection Prevention, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, N.Y., Study Presented at APIC 2011) Full story
Proposed Checklist of Hospital Interventions to Decrease the Incidence of Healthcare‐Associated Clostridium difficile Infection
(S.K. Abbett et al., Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiology 2009; 30:1062-1069) Full story
Environmental Control to Reduce Transmission of Clostridium difficile
(Mayfield JL, Leet T, Miller J, Mundy LM: Clin Infect Dis. 2000;31:995-1000) Full story
What is on that keyboard? Detecting hidden environmental reservoirs of Clostridium difficile during an outbreak associated with North American pulsed-field gel electrophoresis type 1 strains.
(Dumford DM et al. Am J Infect Control. 2009 Feb;37(1):15-9.) Full story
Quantitative detection of Clostridium difficile in hospital environmental samples by real-time polymerase chain reaction.
(Mutters R et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jan 15;46Suppl 1:S43-9.) Full story
Reduction of Clostridium difficile and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus contamination of environmental surfaces after an intervention to improve cleaning methods
(Eckstein BC et al. BMC Infect Dis. 2007 Jun 21;7:61) Full story
Prevalence of Clostridium difficile environmental contamination and strain variability in multiple health care facilities
(Dubberke ER et al, Am J Infect Control. 2007 Jun;35(5):315-8.) Full story
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1 3-minute C. Difficile spore claim has been registered by the Federal EPA and may not be available in all 50 states. Use as directed on precleaned hard, nonporous surfaces.
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