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Pressure’s on to halt nosocomial infections

May 2014—Modern health care is more advanced than ever, but institutions continue to battle one problem that refuses to go away: hospital-acquired infections. They should be preventable, yet a recent CDC report estimates that one in 25 U.S. patients acquired at least one infection during a hospital stay in 2011. The most pervasive nosocomial pathogens, by far, are Clostridium difficile and Staphylococcus aureus.

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