Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection in Belgium: Report 2015

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The key points from data available in 2015 are: After a peak in 2008, the incidence of CDI in the last few years is relatively stable (despite a slight increase in 2013). The incidence is lowest in Flanders and highest in Wallonia. There is a decline in the severity of CDI and in the number of deaths attributed to CDI There is a large variation in the incidence of CDI between hospitals, which may indicate an important potential for prevention There is a large diversity of ribotypes identified by the reference laboratory, which illustrates the diversity of sources of transmission…

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