research data . Clinical Trial . 2007

Influence of a New Polycationic Disinfectant on Clostridium Difficile Incidence and Environmental Colonisation

Kanerva, Mari;
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  • Published: 30 Nov 2007
  • Publisher: nct
Abstract
Environmental disinfection has been proved to be efficient when controlling epidemics caused by C. difficile. In recent years its epidemiology has changed leading to increased morbidity and mortality in many countries. C. difficile infections are often difficult to treat and reinfections frequently occur. The major concern is a new strain of C. difficile, O27, which produce many times more spores than other types and spreads easily in institutions. Patients who have a C. difficile infection should be kept in contact isolation in hospitals and other institutions. C. difficile is a spore forming bacteria which is resistant to some normally used disinfectants like ...
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