Complications of Hospital-Onset Healthcare Facility-Associated Clostridium difficile Infections Among Veterans.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Feb 16;:1-3
Authors: Evans ME, Kralovic SM, Simbartl LA, Whitlock JL, Jain R, Roselle GA
Complications within 30 days of a clinically confirmed hospital-onset Clostridium difficile infection diagnosis from July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2015, in 127 acute care Veterans Health Administration facilities were evaluated. Pooled rates for attributable intensive care unit admissions, colectomies, and deaths were 2.7%, 0.5%, and 0.4%, respectively. Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 2016;1-3.
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