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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.
New research into superbug Clostridium difficile

New research into superbug Clostridium difficile

Lotion which glows under ultraviolet light lights up nasty bacteria

Lotion which glows under ultraviolet light lights up nasty bacteria

New deadly superbug Steno an ever-increasing threat

New deadly superbug Steno an ever-increasing threat

MRSA in hospital intensive care -- what's growing where?

MRSA in hospital intensive care -- what's growing where?

A national Clostridium difficile prevalence study

A national Clostridium difficile prevalence study

Anadis licenses antibody technologies from ImmuCell

Anadis licenses antibody technologies from ImmuCell

Tackling antimicrobial resistance

Tackling antimicrobial resistance

Kiss but don't shake hands to stay healthy!

Kiss but don't shake hands to stay healthy!

Cleaning up the NHS

Cleaning up the NHS

Brits get to grips with superbugs

Brits get to grips with superbugs

Experts say far too much is spent on needless indigestion drugs

Experts say far too much is spent on needless indigestion drugs

BD Diagnostics announces FDA clearance of test to identify superbug

BD Diagnostics announces FDA clearance of test to identify superbug

Hospitals cut down on Christmas decorations to curb superbugs

Hospitals cut down on Christmas decorations to curb superbugs

Dirty ambulances may be a culprit in spread of superbugs

Dirty ambulances may be a culprit in spread of superbugs

Dirty ambulances could help the spread of MRSA

Dirty ambulances could help the spread of MRSA

HPA statement on recent media interest in Pseudomonas infections

HPA statement on recent media interest in Pseudomonas infections

Cethromycin achieves all endpoints in second pivotal Phase III Trial for treatment for pneumonia

Cethromycin achieves all endpoints in second pivotal Phase III Trial for treatment for pneumonia

MRSA bloodstream infections showing steady decrease

MRSA bloodstream infections showing steady decrease

Hospital chairman quits over superbug scandal

Hospital chairman quits over superbug scandal

Clostridium difficile infection is four times more likely to kill patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Clostridium difficile infection is four times more likely to kill patients with inflammatory bowel disease