Did you know? Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) is a germ that causes severe diarrhea, which can be life-threatening. C. diff can affect anyone and is usually associated with recent antibiotic use. CDC estimates that C. diff causes almost half a million infections in the United States each year.
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The latest C. diff guidance and prevention resources
The latest C. diff educational resources, including how to optimize antibiotic therapy to minimize the risk of C. diff infection [PDF - 1 Page]
FREE print materials (search “C. diff” under “Programs”, then click “Apply”)
Answers to frequently asked questions about C. diff
Christian Lillis’s blog about C.diff and the potential risks and harms of antibiotic overuse
Visit CDC’s C. diff website to learn more.