Volume 26, Number 10—October 2020
Multicenter Prevalence Study Comparing Molecular and Toxin Assays for Clostridioides difficile Surveillance, Switzerland
|Institutions and testing methods||Reported rate/10,000 patient bed-days||Measured rate/10,000 patient bed-days, winter (range)||Measured rate/10,000 patient bed-days, summer (range)||Mean measured rate/10,000 patient bed-days (range)||Testing rate/10,000 patient bed-days (range)|
|All institutions||3.8 (0–11)||67.5 (0–3,202)|
|EIA||6.4 (0–387)||5.7 (0–475)||6.1 (0–475)|
|Children’s hospitals||1.1 (0.4–1.1)||22.5 (7.0–46.7)|
|EIA||33.7 (0–73)||0||16.9 (0–73)|
|NAAT||67.3 (0–99)||0||33.6 (0–99)|
EIA, enzyme immuno assay; GDH, glutamate dehydrogenase; NAAT, nucleic acid amplification tests.
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