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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.
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

Researchers pinpoint key factors to ensure successful fecal microbiota transplants

Researchers pinpoint key factors to ensure successful fecal microbiota transplants

Study examines effect of low-dose vancomycin to treat clostridium difficile infection

Study examines effect of low-dose vancomycin to treat clostridium difficile infection

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