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Surveillance for C. difficile, MRSA, and other Drug-resistant Infections

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Frequently Asked Questions

For full details on protocol definitions and the application of these definitions, please review the applicable protocol and Chapter 2, Identifying Healthcare-associated Infection (HAI) for NHSN Surveillance [PDF – 1M] in the NHSN Module.

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Data Collection Forms

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MDRO & CDI LabID Event Calculator

CMS Supporting Materials

Supporting Material

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  • Step 3: Report

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