Canadian researchers who analyzed patient admissions data from The Ottawa Hospital found that hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infection prolongs a patient's hospital stay, taking other diagnosed illnesses into account. Using a mathematical model that controlled for the level of illness in the hospitalized patients, the study authors found that those infected with C. difficile stayed six days longer on the average than those who were not infected.
Study: C. difficile infection lengthens hospital stay
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