July 26th, 2011
Two Ontario health care workers contract C. difficile
Two health care workers who contracted Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) are the latest victims of the bacterial infection since an outbreak began in three hospitals in the Niagara, Ontario region in recent months.
The Ministry of Labour (MoL) received confirmation of one of the two new cases on July 7 and the other shortly afterwards, says Dr Leon Genesove, chief physician with the MoL. Dr Genesove could not reveal the hospitals where the two employees worked due to confidentiality, but he confirmed that they worked in two sites under the St Catharines, Ontario-based Niagara Health System (NHS). Read more…
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