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Guidelines recommend against routine testing for C. difficile in infants

Thomas Sandora
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America has released new guidelines for detecting and preventing Clostridioides difficile — also known as Clostridium difficile — in a neonatal ICU setting.
“Few data exist to guide frontline clinicians about prevention of C. difficile in this vulnerable population,” Thomas Sandora, MD, MPH, pediatric infectious diseases physician at Boston Children’s Hospital, said in a press release. “This white paper is the first of a planned series of reports that will synthesize the latest and best research in

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