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Diagnostic stewardship of C. difficile testing: a quasi-experimental antimicrobial stewardship study.

Christensen AB, Barr VO, Martin DW, Anderson MM, Gibson AK, Hoff BM, Sutton SH, Widmaier V, Salim AA, Silkaitis C, Qi C, Zembower TR, Postelnick MJ, Rhodes NJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Mar;40(3):269-275. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.336. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

PMID:
30786942
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Association of Community Factors with Hospital-onset Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile Infection: A Population Based U.S.-wide Study.

Zacharioudakis IM, Zervou FN, Shehadeh F, Mylona EK, Mylonakis E.

EClinicalMedicine. 2019 Feb 19;8:12-19. doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2019.02.001. eCollection 2019 Feb.

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Inappropriate Clostridium difficile Testing and Consequent Overtreatment and Inaccurate Publicly Reported Metrics.

Kelly SG, Yarrington M, Zembower TR, Sutton SH, Silkaitis C, Postelnick M, Mikolajczak A, Bolon MK.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Dec;37(12):1395-1400. Epub 2016 Sep 26.

PMID:
27666285
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Real-Time Electronic Tracking of Diarrheal Episodes and Laxative Therapy Enables Verification of Clostridium difficile Clinical Testing Criteria and Reduction of Clostridium difficile Infection Rates.

Truong CY, Gombar S, Wilson R, Sundararajan G, Tekic N, Holubar M, Shepard J, Madison A, Tompkins L, Shah N, Deresinski S, Schroeder LF, Banaei N.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 May;55(5):1276-1284. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02319-16. Epub 2017 Mar 1.

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Association between Antibiotic Use and Hospital-Onset Clostridioidesdifficile Infection in U.S. Acute Care Hospitals, 2006-2012: an Ecologic Analysis.

Kazakova SV, Baggs J, McDonald LC, Yi SH, Hatfield KM, Guh A, Reddy SC, Jernigan JA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Mar 1. pii: ciz169. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz169. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30820545
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Lessons learned from implementing Clostridium difficile-focused antibiotic stewardship interventions.

Ostrowsky B, Ruiz R, Brown S, Chung P, Koppelman E, van Deusen Lukas C, Guo Y, Jalon H, Sumer Z, Araujo C, Sirtalan I, Brown C, Riska P, Currie B.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Oct;35 Suppl 3:S86-95. doi: 10.1086/677828.

PMID:
25222903
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Do antimicrobial stewardship programme interventions reduce the rate of and protect against Clostridium difficile infection?

Chia BY, Teo JQ, Lee W, Liew YX, Ee RP, Chlebicki MP, Oon LL, Kwa AL.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2019 Jun;17:312-315. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2019.01.018. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

PMID:
30682564
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Complete restriction of fluoroquinolone use to control an outbreak of Clostridium difficile infection at a community hospital.

Kallen AJ, Thompson A, Ristaino P, Chapman L, Nicholson A, Sim BT, Lessa F, Sharapov U, Fadden E, Boehler R, Gould C, Limbago B, Blythe D, McDonald LC.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Mar;30(3):264-72. doi: 10.1086/595694.

PMID:
19215193
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Effect of Detecting and Isolating Clostridium difficile Carriers at Hospital Admission on the Incidence of C difficile Infections: A Quasi-Experimental Controlled Study.

Longtin Y, Paquet-Bolduc B, Gilca R, Garenc C, Fortin E, Longtin J, Trottier S, Gervais P, Roussy JF, Lévesque S, Ben-David D, Cloutier I, Loo VG.

JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jun 1;176(6):796-804. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0177.

PMID:
27111806
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Reduction in Clostridium difficile infection rates following a multifacility prevention initiative in Orange County, California: A controlled interrupted time series evaluation.

Rizzo KR, Yi SH, Garcia EP, Zahn M, Epson E.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Aug;40(8):872-879. doi: 10.1017/ice.2019.135. Epub 2019 May 24.

PMID:
31124428
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Using electronic health information to risk-stratify rates of Clostridium difficile infection in US hospitals.

Zilberberg MD, Tabak YP, Sievert DM, Derby KG, Johannes RS, Sun X, McDonald LC.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Jul;32(7):649-55. doi: 10.1086/660360.

PMID:
21666394
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Impact of a Healthcare Provider Educational Intervention on Frequency of Clostridium difficile Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing in Children: A Segmented Regression Analysis.

Kociolek LK, Bovee M, Carter D, Ciolino JD, Patel R, O'Donnell A, Rupp AH, Zheng X, Shulman ST, Patel SJ.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Jun 1;6(2):142-148. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piw027.

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Predicting the risk for hospital-onset Clostridium difficile infection (HO-CDI) at the time of inpatient admission: HO-CDI risk score.

Tabak YP, Johannes RS, Sun X, Nunez CM, McDonald LC.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Jun;36(6):695-701. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.37. Epub 2015 Mar 10.

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Attributable burden of hospital-onset Clostridium difficile infection: a propensity score matching study.

Tabak YP, Zilberberg MD, Johannes RS, Sun X, McDonald LC.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Jun;34(6):588-96. doi: 10.1086/670621. Epub 2013 Apr 19.

PMID:
23651889
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Impact of guidelines and enhanced antibiotic stewardship on reducing broad-spectrum antibiotic usage and its effect on incidence of Clostridium difficile infection.

Talpaert MJ, Gopal Rao G, Cooper BS, Wade P.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Sep;66(9):2168-74. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkr253. Epub 2011 Jun 14.

PMID:
21676904
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Frequent hospital readmissions for Clostridium difficile infection and the impact on estimates of hospital-associated C. difficile burden.

Murphy CR, Avery TR, Dubberke ER, Huang SS.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Jan;33(1):20-8. doi: 10.1086/663209. Epub 2011 Nov 11.

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Clostridium difficile infections in Veterans Health Administration acute care facilities.

Evans ME, Simbartl LA, Kralovic SM, Jain R, Roselle GA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Aug;35(8):1037-42. doi: 10.1086/677151. Epub 2014 Jun 20.

PMID:
25026621
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Evaluation of a Clostridium difficile infection management policy with clinical pharmacy and medical microbiology involvement at a major Canadian teaching hospital.

Yeung SS, Yeung JK, Lau TT, Forrester LA, Steiner TS, Bowie WR, Bryce EA.

J Clin Pharm Ther. 2015 Dec;40(6):655-60. doi: 10.1111/jcpt.12329. Epub 2015 Nov 7.

PMID:
26547905

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