But they insisted a 78-year-old patient confirmed as having C diff "died of a serious underlying medical condition and their death was not related to C diff".
The fifth C diff patient "is still showing symptoms".
In England and Wales there was a sharp rise in C diff
deaths from 3,757 in 2005 to 6,480 in 2006, up 72 per cent.
Health Minister Michael McGimpsey said that despite a range of counter measures C diff
and MRSA would never be eradicated from hospitals.
A GRANDMOTHER has died after catching the C Diff
bug in a Scots hospital, the Sunday Mail can reveal.
26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- C Diff
Foundation is proud to present the 2013 "Raising C Diff
ANOTHER C diff
patient died last night at a superbug-hit hospital.
Unlike MRSA, C diff
infection rates are on the rise, with an eight per cent jump between 2005 and 2006 to more than 55,000 in England.
Three patients continue to be treated in isolation for C diff
BD Diagnostics received clearance from the FDA to market its BD GeneOhm C diff
molecular assay for the rapid detection of the Toxin B gene found in toxigenic C diff
, the bacterial pathogen responsible for C diff
infection, directly from stool specimens.
Using this data, MUH administrators calculated that the direct C diff
cost over the first two quarters of 2010 totaled over $1,788,000, or an average of $298,000 per month (21.
Mouse hospital" shows antibiotics increase C diff