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Transitions of Care

Recurrent Clostridioides Difficile: Building Bridges Through Transitions of Care

BY TEENA CHOPRA, MD, MPH, MATHEW LEPERA, DO, AND GLENN TILLOTSON, PhD BACKGROUND Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infection is the number one cause of hospital-acquired diarrhea. Additionally, it is increasingly a cause of gastrointestinal illness in the community, with more than one-third of all U.S. infections occurring outside the hospital setting. There are approximately…