Guidance

Clostridium difficile infection: how to deal with the problem

Guidance on the most effective methods of prevention and control of Clostridium difficile infection.

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Clostridium difficile infection: how to deal with the problem

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This guidance outlines the evidence and approaches to delivering good infection control and environmental hygiene, as well as C. difficile in the community and death certification.

Chapter 3 has been superseded by Updated guidance on the management and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection published in June 2013.

Sections on the diagnosis and reporting of Clostridium difficile infection have been superseded by Updated guidance on the diagnosis and reporting of Clostridium difficile, published in March 2012.

Published 1 December 2008