Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children

Publication Date: June 14, 2021
Last Updated: December 11, 2023

Epidemiology

Adult

To increase comparability between clinical settings, use available standardized case definitions for surveillance of healthcare facility-onset (HO) CDI, community-onset healthcare facility-associated (CO-HCFA), and community-associated (CA) CDI. (G, )
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Diagnosis

Adult

Patients with ≥3 unexplained and new onset unformed stools in 24 h are the preferred target population for testing for CDI. ( W , VL)
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Overview

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Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children

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