Quebec puts up $20 million for C. difficile fight

Eggertson, Laura
March 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p622
Academic Journal
Reports on the decision of Quebec Health Minister Philippe Couillard to give hospitals $20 million to hire more staff to fight Clostridium difficile. Number of C. difficile cases in Quebec; Discussion on high mortality rate in some hospitals in the province; Comment from Mark Miller, physician head of infectious disease control at the Jewish General Hospital, on the surveillance program for the epidemic.


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