Clostridium difficile: updated guidance on diagnosis and reporting

Types of test for Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) and how to achieve the most accurate results for infection testing.


Updated guidance on the diagnosis and reporting of Clostridium Difficile

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This revised guidance to healthcare providers identifies which two types of tests - when used in combination - will deliver the most accurate results for C. difficile infection testing.

Published 6 March 2012