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C Diff Foundation

C Diff Foundation
The C Diff Foundation,is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, established in 2012, and comprised of 100% volunteering professionals dedicated at supporting public health through education and advocating for C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, environmental safety, and support worldwide.

Latest Partner Content

Immunization Coverage: Why It's Harder to Cover Adults
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, explains why it’s harder to cover adults rather than children when it comes to vaccination.  
Study Finds Mattress Covers Cut Hospital CDI Rates in Half
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, discusses a study that assessed the use of mattress covers in hospitals to cut down on CDI rates.
Motivating Health Care Workers to Wash Their Hands
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, discusses why some health care workers are not practicing good hand hygiene and ways to motivate them to do so.
How Does Ridinilazole Affect the Gut Microbiome?
Dr. Richard Vickers, explains how ridinilazole affected the gut microbiome in participants of a phase 2 study.
How Much Does It Cost to Develop New Drugs?
Glenn Tillotson, PhD, FIDSA, discusses the costs of drug development.
The C Diff Foundation Raises <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Infection (<i>C. difficile</i>) Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide
In the USA: Nearly half a million Americans suffer from Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infections in a single year according to a study released in 2015 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Contaminated Hospital Mattresses Act as Vector for Drug-Resistant Infections
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, discusses how contaminated hospital mattresses act as a vector for spreading drug-resistant infections.
Ridinilazole Shows Superior Efficacy for Treatment of <i>C. diff</i> in Phase 2 Study
Dr. Richard Vickers, discusses how ridinilazole showed superior efficacy for the treatment of C. diff when compared with vancomycin in a phase 2 study.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.