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Table 3 Comparison of survey responses and actual orders of Clostridioides difficile testing

From: Prevalence of and factors associated with inappropriate Clostridioides difficile testing in a teaching hospital in Korea

CDI testing Survey responses (n = 61) Actual orders (n = 715)
Toxin EIA + GDH EIA 29 (47.5) 355 (49.7)
Toxin EIA + GDH EIA + NAAT 0 (0.0) 7 (1.0)
Toxin EIA + NAAT 0 (0.0) 8 (1.1)
NAAT 0 (0.0) 10 (1.4)
Other I (including C. difficile culture) 30 (49.2) 274 (38.3)
Other II (NOT including C. difficile culture) 2 (3.3) 61 (8.5)
  1. Results are expressed as frequencies and percentage relative frequencies
  2. CDI, Clostridioides difficile infection; EIA, enzyme immunoassay; GDH, glutamate dehydrogenase; NAAT, nucleic acid amplification test