Latest Clostridium difficile Stories
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
RIDGEWOOD, N.J., Feb.
More than 100,000 of these infections developed among residents of U.S. nursing homes ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clostridium difficile (C.
--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,
-- First-in-Class Drug Candidate to Prevent C. difficile to Begin Phase 2 Testing in 1st Quarter 2015 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb.
A process involving transplanting poop to stop symptoms of a nasty disease has caused one woman to gain weight excessively.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan.
GLASGOW, Scotland, January 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights - In September 2014, MGB Biopharma secured GBP4M ($6.4M) from leading
HILDEN, Germany and GERMANTOWN, Maryland, January 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Ongoing growth with 250 new QIAsymphony placements in 2014 - Five FDA
-- 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.
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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