Top Ten Reasons Why Clostridium difficile is still ‘difficult’

Frederick S. Upton Education Center, St. Joseph, MI
Stuart Johnson, MD

Many aspects of C. difficile infection (CDI) remain elusive including identification of transmission events in hospital-associated cases, the role of antibiotics in predisposition to CDI, optimal diagnostic strategies, optimal treatment of recurrent CDI, and prevention of CDI. CDI controversies and enigmas will be presented in a ‘Top Ten List’ format and the recent IDSA/SHEA guideline recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of CDI will be reviewed.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 12:00pm