SMI B 10: Processing of faeces for Clostridium difficile

UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations B 10: Processing of faeces for Clostridium difficile.


B 10i1.5 April 2014: under review

B 10i1.5 April 2014: under review

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Under review

The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 21 December 2007.

Updated Department of Health guidelines regarding testing for Clostridium difficile were issued in May 2012.

The syndromic algorithm S 7: Gastroenteritis and diarrhoea provides supporting information related to this SMI.

Published 2 April 2014