Healthcare-associated Infections

Infectious diseases can be found everywhere, and NCEZID is engaged in preventing, tracking, detecting, and responding to outbreaks of infectious disease throughout the United States and the world. The links below reference stories and updates about our work from 2011 to the present to protect people from the threat of healthcare-associated infections like C. difficile and CLABSI  (central line-associated bloodstream infections).

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	Patient sitting in a hospital gown on a wheeled gurney, bare feet dangling. White walls and white floors.

Overview of NCEZID’s work on healthcare-associated infections
Stories that spotlight healthcare-associated infections