Pets and Children are a Potential Source of Clostridium difficile in the Community

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Household transmission of Clostridium difficile to pets and children may be a source of community-associated C. difficile infections according to findings from a new study published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. The study found that patients with this bacteria can colonize or infect household contacts following or during treatment for an infection. “C. difficile is primarily a healthcare-associated … Read More