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2015-02-27 23:19:58

Leading advocacy and disease-awareness nonprofits applauds Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's new study that calls attention to nearly 500,000 Americans afflicted with Clostridium

2015-02-27 12:25:01

RIDGEWOOD, N.J., Feb.

2015-02-26 12:27:50

More than 100,000 of these infections developed among residents of U.S. nursing homes ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clostridium difficile (C.

2015-02-24 08:34:35

--Validates Ability of Vestex Active Barrier Apparel to Protect Healthcare Workers and Patients by Reducing Bacteria on Clothing that Can Cause Hospital Acquired Infections-- ORLANDO,

2015-02-10 08:31:02

-- First-in-Class Drug Candidate to Prevent C. difficile to Begin Phase 2 Testing in 1st Quarter 2015 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb.

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2015-02-09 11:30:15

A process involving transplanting poop to stop symptoms of a nasty disease has caused one woman to gain weight excessively.

2015-01-12 04:21:33

GLASGOW, Scotland, January 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights - In September 2014, MGB Biopharma secured GBP4M ($6.4M) from leading

2015-01-08 16:26:54

HILDEN, Germany and GERMANTOWN, Maryland, January 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Ongoing growth with 250 new QIAsymphony placements in 2014 - Five FDA

2014-12-30 08:24:10

-- On Schedule to Release Topline Data from Phase 1b Clinical Trial and to Start Phase 2 Clinical Trial of SYN-004 in 1Q 2015 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec.


Latest Clostridium difficile Reference Libraries

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2011-04-15 13:50:01

Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...

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