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The Contagion® Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) specialty page provides HAI-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS (HAI) VIDEOS - Page 7

The Race to Develop a Safe & Effective <i>C. difficile</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, discusses the different pharmaceutical companies’ efforts to develop a C. difficile vaccine.
Addressing the Need for a <i>C. difficile</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, explains how Pfizer is addressing the need for a C. difficile vaccine.
CDI Antibiotics Cause Collateral Damage to the Gut Microbiome
Dr. Richard Vickers explains how antibiotics to treat Clostridium difficile infection cause collateral damage to the gut microbiome.
<i>C. difficile</i> Vaccine: A Primary Prevention Modality for At-Risk Individuals
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, explains how a vaccine can serve as a primary prevention modality against C. difficile.
Why the World Needs a <i>C. difficile</i> Vaccine
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, explains why a vaccine to help prevent C. difficile is so needed.
The Clinical Significance of <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Infections
Panelists Peter L. Salgo, MD; Yoav Golan, MD, MS; Erik Dubberke, MD; Lawrence J. Brandt, MD; Dale N. Gerding, MD; and Daniel E. Freedberg, MD, MS, provide an overview of Clostridium difficile and highlight common presenting factors of the disease in hospital settings and community practices.
What Are the Risk Factors for <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Infection?
Richard Haupt, MD, MPH, explains the risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection.
What is the Estimated Burden of <i>C. difficile</i> in the United States?
Paul Feuerstadt, MD, sheds light on the estimated burden of C. difficile infection in the United States.