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Table 1 Number of samples tested (total and proportion positive), and rate of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) episodes per 10,000 patient-days by hospital

From: Clostridium difficile infection in Italian urban hospitals: data from 2006 through 2011

Hospital CDI episodes Samples tested for C. difficile toxins CDI episodes per 10,000 patient-days
1 * 70 433 1.44
2 69 411 1.01
3 77 813 0.39
4 * 138 1924 1.67
5 48 1370 1.62
Overall 402 4951 0.87
  1. * Meridian Immunocard (rapid EIA; Meridian Bioscence INC).
  2. Remel Xpect (rapid chromatographic immunoassay; Remel, Lenexa, KS, USA).
  3. TechLab Tox A/B Quik Chek (rapid antigen capture; TechLab).