Clostridium Difficile News and Research

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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.
Novel technique detects new strains of microbes in human fecal microbiota after obesity surgery

Novel technique detects new strains of microbes in human fecal microbiota after obesity surgery

Study offers new insight on mechanism underlying control of gene expression

Study offers new insight on mechanism underlying control of gene expression

Researchers shed new light on how to combat Shiga and ricin toxins

Researchers shed new light on how to combat Shiga and ricin toxins

Researchers elucidate infection process of bacterial pathogen Clostridium difficile

Researchers elucidate infection process of bacterial pathogen Clostridium difficile

Fecal microbiota transplantation effective against ICI-associated colitis

Fecal microbiota transplantation effective against ICI-associated colitis

Study findings may explain sporadic outbreaks of C. difficile infections in hospitals

Study findings may explain sporadic outbreaks of C. difficile infections in hospitals

Gangrene-causing bacteria show promise as cancer treatment

Gangrene-causing bacteria show promise as cancer treatment

Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots help reduce infection rates at Martin Medical Center

Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots help reduce infection rates at Martin Medical Center

Auto-FMT found to be safe, effective way to replenish beneficial gut bacteria in cancer patients

Auto-FMT found to be safe, effective way to replenish beneficial gut bacteria in cancer patients

Innovation Fund Denmark supports research project that aims to fight Clostridium difficile diarrhea

Innovation Fund Denmark supports research project that aims to fight Clostridium difficile diarrhea

Research shows how poisonous proteins of Clostridium difficile penetrate intestinal cells

Research shows how poisonous proteins of Clostridium difficile penetrate intestinal cells

How 'bad' bacteria gain an upper hand in the human gut

How 'bad' bacteria gain an upper hand in the human gut

Hunterdon Medical Center uses LightStrike robot to quickly zap away pathogens

Hunterdon Medical Center uses LightStrike robot to quickly zap away pathogens

SBPH enhances patient safety with Xenex LightStrike room disinfection robot

SBPH enhances patient safety with Xenex LightStrike room disinfection robot

Antimicrobial stewardship programs in dialysis facilities can minimize infections, deaths, and costs

Antimicrobial stewardship programs in dialysis facilities can minimize infections, deaths, and costs

Pediatric antibiotic prescriptions lead to nearly 70,000 ER visits in the U.S. each year

Pediatric antibiotic prescriptions lead to nearly 70,000 ER visits in the U.S. each year

New vaccine could protect unborn babies from Zika virus

New vaccine could protect unborn babies from Zika virus

Study explores relation between hospital occupancy levels and infection risk

Study explores relation between hospital occupancy levels and infection risk

Research finds decrease in rate of C. difficile infections in hospitals across Canada

Research finds decrease in rate of C. difficile infections in hospitals across Canada

Safety protocol violations in health care: Researchers explore ways to avoid infection transmission

Safety protocol violations in health care: Researchers explore ways to avoid infection transmission