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

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Nelson, Richard E
Jones, Makoto
Leecaster, Molly
Samore, Matthew H
Ray, William
Khader, Karim
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Published in PLOS ONE. 2016, vol. 11, no. 3, p. e0152248
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 & purificationComputer SimulationCost-Benefit AnalysisCross Infection/diagnosis/prevention & control/transmissionEnterocolitis, Pseudomembranous/diagnosis/prevention & control/transmissionHand Hygiene/economics/methodsHospitalsHumansInfection Control/economics/methodsModels, EconomicSoaps/economics/therapeutic use
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PMID: 27031464
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Research group Groupe Harbarth Stephan (Staphylocoques dorés résistants à la méthicilline) (866)
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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. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:87642

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