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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.
Clostridium difficile bacterium found on patients with no obvious signs or symptoms of disease

Clostridium difficile bacterium found on patients with no obvious signs or symptoms of disease

Soap and warm water best for battling Clostridium difficile

Soap and warm water best for battling Clostridium difficile

Off with the sleeves as battle of the superbug begins

Off with the sleeves as battle of the superbug begins

New phages to treat bacterial diseases

New phages to treat bacterial diseases

The battle against killer superbugs begins in earnest

The battle against killer superbugs begins in earnest

New treatment to combat bowel infection among the elderly

New treatment to combat bowel infection among the elderly

Steam out those superbugs!

Steam out those superbugs!

Latest MRSA bloodstream infections and Clostridium difficile figures

Latest MRSA bloodstream infections and Clostridium difficile figures

Colitis caused by Clostridium difficile more common now

Colitis caused by Clostridium difficile more common now

Scientists tackle deadly hospital superbugs

Scientists tackle deadly hospital superbugs

New device rapidly diagnoses gastrointestinal disease by 'reading' the odour of biological fluids

New device rapidly diagnoses gastrointestinal disease by 'reading' the odour of biological fluids

Yogurt drink helps patients avoid diarrhea caused by antibiotics

Yogurt drink helps patients avoid diarrhea caused by antibiotics

Simple video-based awareness programme could reduce rapidly increasing hospital infection rates

Simple video-based awareness programme could reduce rapidly increasing hospital infection rates

Tool will revolutionise functional genomic studies in clostridia

Tool will revolutionise functional genomic studies in clostridia

Discovery of chemical profiles for infectious diarrhoea

Discovery of chemical profiles for infectious diarrhoea

3M and Gen-Probe collaborate to combat healthcare-associated infections

3M and Gen-Probe collaborate to combat healthcare-associated infections

Quarterly UK Clostridium difficile and MRSA figures

Quarterly UK Clostridium difficile and MRSA figures

Screening for Clostridium difficile before hospital admission could cut infection rates

Screening for Clostridium difficile before hospital admission could cut infection rates

New method for rapid diagnosis of intestinal illnesses

New method for rapid diagnosis of intestinal illnesses

Probiotic drinks - not all brands live up to claims

Probiotic drinks - not all brands live up to claims