Strategies to Prevent Clostridioides difficile Infection in Acute Care Facilities

This document provides information on the basic principles and interventions recommended for the prevention of Clostridioides (formerly known as Clostridium) difficile infection (CDI) in acute care facilities. The strategies are intended to facilitate implementation of CDI prevention efforts by state and local health departments, quality improvement organizations, hospital associations, and healthcare facilities.

See the C. diff (Clostridioides difficile) site, CDI Prevention Strategies page for the core strategies for the prevention of CDI in acute care facilities.