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An Economic Analysis of Strategies to Control Clostridium Difficile Transmission and Infection Using an Agent-Based Simulation Model

Published inPloS one, vol. 11, no. 3, e0152248
Publication date2016
Abstract

A number of strategies exist to reduce Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) transmission. We conducted an economic evaluation of "bundling" these strategies together.

Keywords
  • Clostridium difficile/isolation & purification
  • Computer Simulation
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Cross Infection/diagnosis/prevention & control/transmission
  • Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous/diagnosis/prevention & control/transmission
  • Hand Hygiene/economics/methods
  • Hospitals
  • Humans
  • Infection Control/economics/methods
  • Models, Economic
  • Soaps/economics/therapeutic use
Citation (ISO format)
NELSON, Richard E et al. An Economic Analysis of Strategies to Control Clostridium Difficile Transmission and Infection Using an Agent-Based Simulation Model. In: PloS one, 2016, vol. 11, n° 3, p. e0152248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152248
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