Clostridium difficile - Hiding in Plain Sight?
Healthcare workers are hypersensitive to the dreaded words, Clostridium difficile (C. diff.). Like a category 5 hurricane, its impact can be devastating in the healthcare environment. With a steadily rising global incidence of infection and subsequent increase in mortality, C. diff. is recognized as one of the most important pathogens in hospital and community healthcare settings. [1, 2].