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  • ON: C. Diff outbreak at Peterborough Regional Health Centre- declared over

    Source: http://www.mykawartha.com/news-story...n-c-difficile/

    2 hours ago
    Hospital declares all out blitz on C. difficile

    PETERBOROUGH -- Peterborough Regional Health Centre is pulling out all the stops in an effort to control a Clostridium difficult (CDI) outbreak.

    The hospital declared a hospital-wide outbreak on Tuesday morning (Jan. 28) after it saw an increase in the number of cases of the infection for three consecutive months. With higher infection rates are normally expected after flu season in late winter and early spring, the rise in infections now is particularly concerning, says Dr. Jamie Brown, physician lead for infection prevention and control...

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    Re: ON: C. Diff outbreak at Peterborough Regional Health Centre- declared over

    Source: http://www.mykawartha.com/news-story...health-centre/

    2 hours ago
    C. Difficile outbreak declared over at Peterborough Regional Health Centre
    By Sarah Frank

    PETERBOROUGH -- The Peterborough Regional Health Centre is no longer battling a C. Difficile (CDI) outbreak.

    According to hospital staff, who've monitored cases of the infection diligently since an outbreak was declared in January, there's been less than five cases of the infection acquired at the hospital over the past four months. That's down from roughly 14 cases in February...

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