Control of nosocomial Clostridium difficile transmission in bone marrow transplant patients

Citation
H. Hanna et al., Control of nosocomial Clostridium difficile transmission in bone marrow transplant patients, INFECT CONT, 21(3), 2000, pp. 226-228
Citations number
10
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Envirnomentale Medicine & Public Health
Journal title
INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
ISSN journal
0899-823X → ACNP
Volume
21
Issue
3
Year of publication
2000
Pages
226 - 228
Database
ISI
SICI code
0899-823X(200003)21:3<226:CONCDT>2.0.ZU;2-T
Abstract
This is a report of six cases of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) that occurred among cancer patients undergoing bone marrow transplan tation in a tertiary-care cancer hospital. Specific infection control measu res that were taken to minimize the nosocomial spread of CDAD also are disc ussed.