December 8, 2011

Gut Reaction


…Mayo Shows How a Simple Step Can Make Big Difference in C. Diff, The Mayo Clinic, in a project to cut the rate of C. diff infections, asked its workers to do one extra thing: Wipe down high-touch areas with bleach wipes… The project began when Robert Orenstein, DO, associate professor of medicine in infectious diseases who then worked in Rochester, Minn., established a surveillance network for C. diff infections at Mayo Clinic at the time when such infections were being noted more widely throughout the U.S. and Canada.

The Hospitalist, by Thomas Collins, 12/7/11

Tags: C. diff, D.O., Infectious Diseases, Robert Orenstein

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