Using Spatial and Temporal Mapping to Identify Nosocomial Disease Transmission of Clostridium difficile

JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Dec 1;177(12):1863-1865. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5506.

Abstract

This study evaluates the use of spatial and temporal mapping to identify nosocomial disease transmission of Clostridium difficile.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Clostridioides difficile / isolation & purification*
  • Cross Infection / epidemiology
  • Cross Infection / microbiology
  • Cross Infection / transmission*
  • Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous / epidemiology
  • Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous / transmission*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Retrospective Studies
  • United States / epidemiology