Table 1

Number of samples tested (total and proportion positive), and rate of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) episodes per 10,000 patient-days by hospital
Hospital CDI episodes Samples tested for C. difficile toxins CDI episodes per 10,000 patient-days
1* 70 433 1.44
2 69 411 1.01
3 77 813 0.39
4* 138 1924 1.67
5 48 1370 1.62
Overall 402 4951 0.87

* Meridian Immunocard (rapid EIA; Meridian Bioscence INC).

Remel Xpect (rapid chromatographic immunoassay; Remel, Lenexa, KS, USA).

TechLab Tox A/B Quik Chek (rapid antigen capture; TechLab).

Di Bella et al.

Di Bella et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:146   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-146

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