Strategies to Prevent Clostridioides difficile Infection in Acute Care Facilities

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last Reviewed: December 2021

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) document provides information on the basic principles and interventions recommended to prevent Clostridioides (formerly known as Clostridium) difficile infection (CDI) in acute care facilities. The strategies highlighted in this document can help state and local health departments, health care facilities, and quality improvement organizations implement CDI prevention measures.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2021). Strategies to Prevent Clostridioides difficile Infection in Acute Care Facilities. Retrieved from