Clostridioides difficile

Precautions

Contact/Spore Precautions
Contact/Spore Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

Anaerobic Gram (+) rod, spore-forming

Epidemiology

Contaminated environmental surfaces (by humans)

Associated syndromes

  • CDI

  • Pseudomembranous colitis or toxic megacolon

Additional Information

Can occur in outbreaks