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Floor corners, bathroom floors, and ceiling vents are hottest spots for dangerous C. diff spores

Medical Environment Update, May 1, 2018

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Bathroom floors, nurse call buttons, and ceiling vents are among the locations where you will most often find Clostridium difficile spores after both routine and terminal cleaning of patient rooms, a recent study stated. But the place where C. diff most frequently persists, threatening both patients and staff? Floor corners.

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