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  • Ontario: C. Diff outbreak at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Barrie

    Source: http://www.thebarrieexaminer.com/Art...aspx?e=3547317

    Suspected C. difficile outbreak at RVH
    By STAFF
    Updated 2 hours ago

    Barrie's RVH has declared a suspect outbreak of C. difficile, a bacterium commonly found in hospitals and long-term care facilities.

    The number of new Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre patients testing positive for C. difficile has increased in April to six hospital-acquired cases...

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    Re: Ontario: Suspected C. Diff outbreak at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Barrie

    Source: http://www.thebarrieexaminer.com/Art...aspx?e=3548048

    C. difficile outbreak declared at RVH
    Updated 11 minutes ago

    There is a facility-wide outbreak of C. difficile at Barrie's Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre.

    Over the weekend, there were two new hospital-acquired cases, bringing the total in April to eight cases.

    Strategies are being put in place to contain the spread of C. difficile...

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