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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.
Five medical organizations release new guidance for preventing hospital-acquired pneumonia

Five medical organizations release new guidance for preventing hospital-acquired pneumonia

Researchers demonstrate how a narrow-spectrum antibiotic selectively targets C. diff

Researchers demonstrate how a narrow-spectrum antibiotic selectively targets C. diff

First reported case of a cat infected with SARS-CoV-2 Delta AY.3 variant

First reported case of a cat infected with SARS-CoV-2 Delta AY.3 variant

Mapping C. difficile: Advanced ribotyping technology helps researchers keep track of deadly disease

Mapping C. difficile: Advanced ribotyping technology helps researchers keep track of deadly disease

Nanoparticle-based disinfectant could be a powerful weapon against pathogenic viruses

Nanoparticle-based disinfectant could be a powerful weapon against pathogenic viruses

Certain intestinal bacteria induce cross-reactive IgA responses to the SARS-CoV-2 spike RBD

Certain intestinal bacteria induce cross-reactive IgA responses to the SARS-CoV-2 spike RBD

Bacteriophages named after Norfolk village of Colney could help combat C. difficile infections

Bacteriophages named after Norfolk village of Colney could help combat C. difficile infections

Next-Generation Sequencing and the Diagnosis of Disease

Next-Generation Sequencing and the Diagnosis of Disease

Bacteroides-dominant gut microbiome linked with advanced cognition and language skills in infant boys

Bacteroides-dominant gut microbiome linked with advanced cognition and language skills in infant boys

Fecal transplant and fiber supplementation can benefit patients with obesity-related metabolic syndrome

Fecal transplant and fiber supplementation can benefit patients with obesity-related metabolic syndrome

New microbial genes responsible for bile acid conversion is a major step forward for gut health

New microbial genes responsible for bile acid conversion is a major step forward for gut health

Study uncovers molecular reason why fecal transplants effectively treat C. difficile infections

Study uncovers molecular reason why fecal transplants effectively treat C. difficile infections

Drinking beetroot juice promotes oral bacteria linked to healthier blood vessels and brain function

Drinking beetroot juice promotes oral bacteria linked to healthier blood vessels and brain function

University of Strathclyde signs licensing deal for its patented HINS-light technology

University of Strathclyde signs licensing deal for its patented HINS-light technology

Paws of assistance dogs are cleaner than users' shoe soles, study shows

Paws of assistance dogs are cleaner than users' shoe soles, study shows

Researchers develop new weapon to fight against resistant bacteria

Researchers develop new weapon to fight against resistant bacteria

Study: Vast majority of U.S. infants may be suffering from gut microbiome deficiency

Study: Vast majority of U.S. infants may be suffering from gut microbiome deficiency

COVID-19 has transformed the world of vaccines

COVID-19 has transformed the world of vaccines

Children’s hospitals are partly to blame as superbugs increasingly attack kids

Children’s hospitals are partly to blame as superbugs increasingly attack kids

Study assesses link between secondary bloodstream infection and severe COVID-19

Study assesses link between secondary bloodstream infection and severe COVID-19