Study Title and Description
Acquisition of Clostridium difficile from the hospital environment.
Key Questions Addressed
|3||Key Question 3 - Prevention interventions|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Acquisition of Clostridium difficile from the hospital environment.|
|Author||Kaatz GW., Gitlin SD., Schaberg DR., Wilson KH., Kauffman CA., Seo SM., Fekety R.|
|Country||Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.|
Pubmed ID: 2835900
Secondary Publication Information
There are currently no secondary publications defined for this study.
Extraction Form: Key Question 2 - Prevention interventions (Table 4)
|Question... Follow Up||Answer||Follow-up Answer|
|Category of Intervention||Transmission Interruption - Disinfection|
|Intervention||Hypochlorite solution for patient room cleaning|
|Findings||Contamination decreased and the outbreak ended. Phosphate-buffered hypochlorite was effective for disinfection.|
|Quality Issues||Before-after design in the setting of an epidemic|
Results & Comparisons
No Results found.