Clostridium difficile infection
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Contact: CDC Media Relations
CDC will discuss new national burden estimates for infections and deaths from C. difficile, a deadly diarrheal infection associated with antibiotic use. Please note that the information discussed during this telebriefing is embargoed until 5 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, February 25.
Michael Bell, M.D., Deputy Director, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Christian Lillis, Executive Director, Peggy Lillis Foundation
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – 12:00 P.M. (ET) (Content is embargoed until 5pm ET)
Passcode: CDC Media (all numbers)
Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference. If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.
A transcript of this telebriefing will be available following the briefing at: www.cdc.gov/media.