Effect of a Clostridium difficile Infection Prevention Initiative in Veterans Affairs Acute Care Facilities.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Feb 11;:1-3
Authors: Evans ME, Kralovic SM, Simbartl LA, Jain R, Roselle GA
Rates of clinically confirmed hospital-onset healthcare facility-associated Clostridium difficile infections from July 1, 2012, through March 31, 2015, in 127 acute care Veterans Affairs facilities were evaluated. Quarterly pooled national standardized infection ratios decreased 15% from baseline by the final quarter of the analysis period (P=.01, linear regression). Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 2016;1-3.
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