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Tracer analyses evaluating longitudinal time trends of infections not expected to be impacted by hospital public reporting of <i>C. difficile</i> infection rates.

By Nick Daneman (138878), Therese A. Stukel (5052188), Xiaomu Ma (315512), Marian Vermeulen (315513) and Astrid Guttmann (242362)

Abstract

<p>Neither community-acquired bacterial gastrointestinal infections (A) nor urinary tract infections (B) exhibited a change in incidence concurrent with the introduction of <i>C. difficile</i> infection public reporting in September 2008.</p

Topics: Infectious Diseases, analyses, evaluating, longitudinal, trends, infections, impacted
Year: 2013
DOI identifier: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001268.g004
OAI identifier: oai:figshare.com:article/278387
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