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Clostridium difficile is a type of bacterium found in human and animal waste. Clostridium difficile is a common cause of diarrhea that occurs in hospitals. It can also cause diarrhea or other intestinal disorders in patients treated with antibiotics.
Clonal hematopoiesis linked to severe COVID-19

Clonal hematopoiesis linked to severe COVID-19

Researchers use genomic tools and supercomputers to study the infant gut microbiome

Researchers use genomic tools and supercomputers to study the infant gut microbiome

Fecal microbiota transplantation restores gut microbial development in cesarean-born infants

Fecal microbiota transplantation restores gut microbial development in cesarean-born infants

LGC acquires The Native Antigen Company, strengthening its offer to the IVD sector

LGC acquires The Native Antigen Company, strengthening its offer to the IVD sector

Easy-to-use software developed to identify drug-resistant genes in bacteria

Easy-to-use software developed to identify drug-resistant genes in bacteria

Fecal microbial transplantation more effective, cost-efficient treatment than antibiotics

Fecal microbial transplantation more effective, cost-efficient treatment than antibiotics

Artificial Intelligence brings a novel antibiotic compound

Artificial Intelligence brings a novel antibiotic compound

Fly model could help lay the foundation for new therapies to fight 'difficult' pathogen

Fly model could help lay the foundation for new therapies to fight 'difficult' pathogen

New findings can help develop more effective antibiotic treatments to fight superbugs

New findings can help develop more effective antibiotic treatments to fight superbugs

Study: Environment changes can impact stability landscape of the gut microbial community

Study: Environment changes can impact stability landscape of the gut microbial community

Structure of most lethal toxin produced by C. difficile bacteria identified

Structure of most lethal toxin produced by C. difficile bacteria identified

Discovery in C. difficile biology opens new window to developing treatments for dangerous infections

Discovery in C. difficile biology opens new window to developing treatments for dangerous infections

Researchers turn to older treatment methods for new health challenges

Researchers turn to older treatment methods for new health challenges

Caution: blood infections traced to probiotics

Caution: blood infections traced to probiotics

Antibiotic treatment can cause transient and long-term disruption of gut microbes

Antibiotic treatment can cause transient and long-term disruption of gut microbes

UA researcher focuses on preventing health-care-associated infections

UA researcher focuses on preventing health-care-associated infections

Researchers identify an immune cell that helps keep time in the gut

Researchers identify an immune cell that helps keep time in the gut

Move to single-patient rooms reduced rates of hospital-acquired infections

Move to single-patient rooms reduced rates of hospital-acquired infections

Study explores if fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients

Study explores if fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients

A newly-emerging species of C. difficile highly adapted to spread in hospitals

A newly-emerging species of C. difficile highly adapted to spread in hospitals