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European Surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections. Surveillance protocol version 2.2

Review, Surveillance data
Abstract: 
This technical document is an update of the previous protocol for the European Surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs) in acute care hospitals, published by ECDC on 5 May 2015. It describes the methodology, and provides the data collection tools required to achieve the objectives for surveillance of CDIs at European level. Surveillance of CDIs in EU/EEA Member States using this protocol will start in January 2016.
Authors: 
ECDC
Category: 
Control
Epidemiology
Prevention