Airborne Spread of Clostridium difficile

Hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infections are a growing problem in hospitals in the U.S. and many other countries. Clostridium difficile is transmitted from patient to patient, and this transmission has proven to be hard to interrupt.

A recent paper authored by British researchers, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, demonstrates that the spores may also be spread through the air

Airborne Spread of Clostridium difficile