Exterminating Superbugs at the Source

The hospital should be a place you go to get well, but that very same hospital can sometimes be the cause of your illness. Richard McKenzie of Pittsburgh found out the hard way when he came down with a hospital-acquired infection known as C. difficile after a routine out-patient procedure. "I came into the hospital for a colonoscopy and went back to regular life," McKenzie says. But after a month of acute stomach pain and diarrhea and several trips to the doctor, McKenzie found out that he...Full Story
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