ID in the ED: C.difficile- New Guidelines, Not the Same old S*!%

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) convened a group of experts to publish an update to their 2010 C.difficile infection (CDI) guidelines. Below is a summary of the new guidelines from the perspective of an emergency medicine (EM) pharmacist.Clostridioides is the new ClostridiumWhile the new guidelines use the nomenclature Clostridium difficile, the Clinical & Laboratory Standards Institute Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing documents have been updated to Clostridioides [...]