UCSF Clostridium difficile Infection Prevention


UCSF strives to prevent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) among our patients through a collaborative and multidisciplinary effort.  Below are some resources and materials that can be used to help reduce the risk of CDI among our patients.


CDI Bundle & Audit Data Entry Tool

Resources                                                         Signs 

Diarrhea Decision Tree (DDT)                                                                           Enteric Contact Isolation SignPlace in clear pocket, front of isolation caddy

Bristol Stool Chart                                                                                              Wash Hands with Water and Soap on Exit: Place on alcohol foam dispenser inside patient room to obstruct usage                               


Patient Education: English or Spanish

Hand Hygiene Videos:

Hand Hygiene using Soap and Water      

Hand Hygiene using Alcohol Based Hand Rub (ABHR)

For Contact Precautions:

Putting on personal protective equipment for Contact Precautions 

Removing personal protective equipment for Contact Precautions

PPE training in slide presentation format




FY2016 CDI Myths/Facts





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