Policy development for Clostridium difficile

M. H. Wilcox
2012 Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy  
The Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI) was created at the height of the incidence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). This article describes the role of ARHAI in the evaluation of laboratory testing for CDI, a related consultation on the legal requirements for manufacturers of in vitro diagnostic medical devices, a CDI healthcare bundle and surveillance of CDI in children.
doi:10.1093/jac/dks203 pmid:22855874 fatcat:fdovimbw7fc5dne4n6ql4cz6vi