C. difficile data

Denver metro area population-based surveillance (EIP)

Colorado conducts active population- and laboratory-based surveillance in the five-county Denver metropolitan area (Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson counties) through CDC’s Emerging Infections Program (EIP) Healthcare-Associated Infections Community Interface (HAIC) activity.

Statewide facility-based surveillance (NHSN)

Selected Colorado healthcare facilities are required to report Clostridium difficile data to CDPHE using CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) reporting system.