Characterization of Healthcare-Associated and Community-Associated Clostridioides difficile Infections among Adults, Canada, 2015–2019
, Kelly B. Choi1
, Anada Silva, George R. Golding
, Linda Pelude, Romeo Hizon, Ghada N. Al-Rawahi, James Brooks, Blanda Chow, Jun C. Collet, Jeannette L. Comeau, Ian Davis, Gerald A. Evans, Charles Frenette, Guanghong Han, Jennie Johnstone, Pamela Kibsey, Kevin C. Katz, Joanne M. Langley, Bonita E. Lee, Yves Longtin, Dominik Mertz, Jessica Minion, Michelle Science
, Jocelyn A. Srigley, Paula Stagg, Kathryn N. Suh, Nisha Thampi, Alice Wong, and Susy S. Hota
Author affiliations: National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (T. Du, G.R. Golding, R. Hizon); Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (K.B. Choi, A. Silva, L. Pelude, J. Brooks); British Columbia Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (G.N. Al-Rawahi); Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (B. Chow); BC Children’s & Women’s Hospitals, Vancouver (J.C. Collet, J.A. Srigley); Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (J.L. Comeau); Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax (I. Davis); Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (G.A. Evans); McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Quebec, Canada (C. Frenette); Provincial Infection Control Network, Vancouver (G. Han); Sinai Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (J. Johnstone); Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (P. Kibsey); North York General Hospital, Toronto (K.C. Katz); IWK Health Centre, Halifax (J.M. Langley); Stollery Children’s Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (B.E. Lee); Jewish General Hospital, Montréal (Y. Longtin); Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (D. Mertz); Regina General Hospital, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (J. Minion); The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto (M. Science); Western Memorial Regional Hospital, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (P. Stagg); The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa (K.N. Suh); Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa (N. Thampi); Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (A. Wong); University Health Network, Toronto (S.S. Hota)
Figure 1. National and regional healthcare-associated (A) and community-associated (B) Clostridioides difficile infection rates among adults, Canada, 2015–2019. Western region is British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba; Central region is Ontario and Quebec; Eastern region is Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador.
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