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Clostridium difficile infection

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Media Advisory

Contact: CDC Media Relations
404-639-3286

What

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.

Who

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

When

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – 12:00 P.M. (ET) (Content is embargoed until 5pm ET)

Dial In

Media:  888-795-0855
Non-Media:  800-779-7169
International:  630-395-0131
Passcode:  CDC Media (all numbers)

Important Instructions:

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.

Transcript:
A transcript of this telebriefing will be available following the briefing at: www.cdc.gov/media.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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