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Thursday, 14 May 2009

Elgin hospital closes two wards after Clostridium difficile deaths

Dr Gray's hospital in Elgin has been obliged to close two wards after two deaths and 12 other positive tests for superbug Clostridium difficile. Six people remain in quarantine there. Two strains of the infection have been detected, indicating that different sources may be responsible.

NHS Grampian have arranged for "acutely-ill patients to be transferred to hospitals in Aberdeen and Inverness".

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