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<p>Infections from Clostridium difficile bacteria is a patient safety concern in all types of medical facilities, not just hospitals as traditionally thought, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While many healthcare-associated infections declined in the past decade, C. difficile infection rates and deaths climbed to historic highs.</p>

Infections from Clostridium difficile bacteria is a patient safety concern in all types of medical facilities, not just hospitals as traditionally thought, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While many healthcare-associated infections declined in the past decade, C. difficile infection rates and deaths climbed to historic highs.

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