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Latest Clostridium difficile Stories

2014-12-02 08:32:15

-- First-in-Class Clinical Program Targets Protection of Microbiome to Prevent Overgrowth of Deadly C. difficile Infection Linked with Use of IV Antibiotics -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec.

2014-11-24 08:27:34

-- Phase 1a and 1b Trials to Use SYN-004 to Protect Microbiome; Intended to Prevent Overgrowth of Potentially Deadly C. difficile Bacteria -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov.

2014-10-30 23:16:58

Banatrol Plus is now available in Pineapple Banana - a tasty way to fight diarrhea.

2014-10-28 23:14:53

As Public Health Preoccupies Americans, Foundation that Fights Deadly Infections Honored Leaders for Significant Contributions to Clostridium Difficile Treatment, Research and Patient Advocacy

2014-10-24 16:25:46

Changing the gut microbiome to treat Clostridium difficile Infections HOUSTON, Oct.

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2014-10-14 03:00:49

A preliminary study has shown the potential of treating recurrent Clostridium difficile infection with oral administration of frozen encapsulated fecal material from unrelated donors, which resulted in an overall rate of resolution of diarrhea of 90 percent.

2014-10-09 12:28:58

Results for groundbreaking multi-center study of lead drug candidate RBX2660 (microbiota suspension) presented at IDWeek 2014 PHILADELPHIA, Oct.

2014-10-01 12:31:15

Rebiotix lead drug candidate RBX2660 (microbiota suspension) assessed in PUNCH CD study ROSEVILLE, Minn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebiotix Inc.

2014-09-23 12:29:47

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- C Diff Foundation is proud to present the 2014 "Raising C.difficile Awareness" conference. Join us November 4(th) at 8 a.m.


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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