Hospitals battling outbreaks of C. difficile

Eggertson, Laura; Sibbald, Barbara
July 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/6/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 1, p19
Academic Journal
Investigates the outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C.difficile), a virulent infection, in hospitals in Montréal, Quebec and Calgary, Alberta. Information on how the disease attacks human beings; Comparison between the number of deaths due to SARS and C. difficile; Efforts of Montréal hospitals to alert patients about the disease.


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