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Date:11/11/2008

iff. Researchers found that even after rooms are deemed ready for the next patient to be admitted, 78% of surfaces are still contaminated with C. diff. To kill the germ, meticulous cleaning with bleach is needed.

For RID's unique steps to reducing your risk of contracting C. diff, see http://www.hospitalinfection.org or contact 212-369-3329.

The Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID) is a non-profit organization that is not affiliated with any hospital interest group. Its sole mission is to prevent infections and educate the public and the medical community. Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D., is a healthcare expert and former Lieutenant Governor of New York State.


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