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Clostridium difficile infection: how to deal with the problem

Advice on the most effective methods of prevention and control of this infection and the management of outbreaks

  • Document type:
    Guidance
  • Author:
    Department of Health and Health Protection Agency
  • Published date:
    15 January 2009
  • Publication format:
    A4
  • Product number:
    287860
  • Gateway reference:
    9833
  • Pages:
    140
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown

Based on a report by a working group established by the Health Protection Agency's Steering Group on Healthcare Associated Infection, the guidance  outlines newer evidence and approaches to delivering good infection control and environmental hygiene and updates the 1994 DH/PHLS guidance (Clostridium difficile infection: Prevention and management)

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