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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.


The Key to Preventing <i>C. difficile</i>? Reducing Antibiotics—Part 3
Check out the third portion of our exclusive interview with Maureen Spencer, Accelerate Diagnostics, as we discuss how reducing antibiotics could be key to preventing C. difficile infections.
Challenges to Disinfecting Hospital Rooms to Prevent C. difficile—Part 2
Maureen Spencer, Accelerate Diagnostics, sat down with Contagion® to discuss the challenges of disinfecting hospital rooms to prevent C. difficile.
Strategies to Prevent & Control <i>C. difficile</i> in Health Care Facilities—Part 1
In an exclusive interview with Contagion®, Maureen Spencer, Accelerate Diagnostics, discusses different strategies to prevent and control C. difficile in health care facilities.
Is a "Hard Stop" Method the Key to Reducing Inappropriate <i>C. difficile</i> Testing?
A testing stewardship effort found that using a “hard stop” alert system may help reduce inappropriate C. difficile testing.
Healthcare-Associated Infections Are Being Used to Highlight Poor Administration Practices
Hospital employees are increasingly using hospital infection rates to highlight gaps in training, education, and staffing.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of November 5, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
<i>Contagion</i>® to Report on 5th Annual International <i>C. diff</i> Conference in Las Vegas
Contagion® will be providing exclusive coverage on the conference. Keep your eyes peeled for session coverage and interviews with some of the key presenters.
Mapping <em>C. difficile</em> Exposures and Infections in the Hospital
Can we track Clostridium difficile infections to see how patient movements result in exposures?