Volume 16, Number 5—May 2010
Multihospital Outbreak of Clostridium difficile Infection, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
|No. beds, median (IQR)||232 (108–371)||361 (217–565)||1,008||316 (125–424)|
|Type of facility|
|Long-term acute care||4||0||0||4|
|No. cases of C. difficile infection||494||569||206||1,269|
|Rate of C. difficile infection/10,000 patient-days, median (IQR)||8.5 (7.8–9.3)||8.5 (7.8–9.2)||7.0 (6.1–8.0)||8.2 (7.8–8.7)|
*IQR, interquartile range.
†Ciprofloxacin on formulary but no respiratory fluoroquinolone on formulary.
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