Guidance on Reporting of Equivocal Results for Clostridium difficile

Publication Date: 19 November 2010

Following the publication of the 'Recommended protocol for testing for Clostridium difficile and subsequent culture' in December 2009, it was anticipated that there ​​may be an impact on the reported number of episodes of C. difficile infection. 

To help assess the impact of the testing guidance and to ensure a consistent approach, we produced this guidance for laboratories when confirming the final dataset during the validation phase of the surveillance programme.

Resource information

Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance


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