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The Contagion® C. Difficile specialty page provides c. difficile-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

C. DIFFICILE VIDEOS - Page 4

Current Guidance for <i>C. diff</i> Disinfection in Health Care Facilities
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, discusses current guidance for disinfection practices against C. diff.
Monitoring for Treatment Response in <i>C. difficile</i>
Lawrence J. Brandt, MD; Erik Dubberke, MD; Dale N. Gerding, MD; Yoav Golan, MD, MS; and Peter L. Salgo, MD, highlight markers that may suggest a treatment response in patients who are receiving therapy for Clostridium difficile and discuss how providers are making decisions to manage these patients.
Cost-Benefit of Investing in Launderable Mattress Covers to Prevent CDIs
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, discusses the cost benefit of investing in launderable hospital mattress covers to prevent CDIs.
How Does Ridinilazole Compare with Other Antibiotics That Target <i>C. diff</i>?
Dr. Richard Vickers, explains how ridinilazole is unique in its spectrum of activity compared with other antibiotics that target C. diff and have been approved or are in development.
Addressing the Challenges of Implementing Delivery of Future <i>C. diff</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, discusses what would be required to adequately implement the delivery of a future C. diff vaccine.
Here's How Antibiotics Used to Treat <i>C. diff</i> Also Damage the Microbiome
Dr. Richard Vickers, explains how antibiotics used to treat C. diff also damage the microbiome.
When to Suspect Diarrhea is Symptom of a <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Infection
Lawrence J. Brandt, MD; Erik Dubberke, MD; Dale N. Gerding, MD; Yoav Golan, MD, MS; and Peter L. Salgo, MD, distinguish between small bowel and large bowel diarrhea in patients with Clostridium difficile and discuss common approaches for diagnosing and managing patients.
Can Launderable Mattress Covers Be the Key to Lowering <i>C. diff</i> Rates in Hospitals?
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, discusses the use of a launderable mattress cover to reduce C. diff rates in hospitals.
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