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    • Clostridium difficile outbreak in Costa Rica: control actions and associated factors 

      Wong McClure, Roy; Guevara Rodríguez, Moraima; Abarca Gómez, Leandra; Solano Chinchilla, Antonio; Marchena Picado, Margarita; O’Shea, Michele; Badilla Vargas, Xiomara (Los autores, 2012)
      Objective. To describe interventions implemented during a nosocomial outbreak of Clostridium difficile in a general hospital in Costa Rica from December 2009 to April 2010 in order to achieve outbreak control and the factors ...
    • Long term effect of infection control practices and associated factors during a major Clostridium difficile outbreak in Costa Rica 

      Wong McClure, Roy; Ramírez Salas, Elenita; Mora Brenes, Nury; Aguero Sandí, Lorena; Morera Sigler, Maritza; Badilla Vargas, Xiomara; Hernández de Merzerville, Marcela; O’Shea, Michele; Bryce, Elizabeth (2013)
      Introduction: The C. difficile BI/NAP 1 hyper virulent strain has been responsible for the nosocomial outbreaks in several Countries. The present study describes the infection control strategies utilized to achieve outbreak ...