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A Successful Strategy to Decrease Hospital-Onset Clostridium difficile

  • Lou Ann Bruno-Murtha (a1), Rebecca A. Osgood (a2) and Casey E. Alexandre (a3)

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Address correspondence to Lou Ann Bruno-Murtha, DO, Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, 1493 Cambridge St, Macht 429, Cambridge, MA 02139 (lbruno-murtha@challiance.org).

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PREVIOUS PRESENTATION. Presented as “A successful strategy to reduce hospital-onset Clostridium difficile” (abstract no. 1321) at ID Week 2017 on October 6, 2017, in San Diego, California.

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A Successful Strategy to Decrease Hospital-Onset Clostridium difficile

  • Lou Ann Bruno-Murtha (a1), Rebecca A. Osgood (a2) and Casey E. Alexandre (a3)

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