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.
Probiotic drinks - not all brands live up to claims

Probiotic drinks - not all brands live up to claims

Enter hospital at your peril!

Enter hospital at your peril!

Abortion pill in trouble again

Abortion pill in trouble again

Good old fashioned soap and water the answer for "superbug"

Good old fashioned soap and water the answer for "superbug"

Investigational vaccine against Clostridium difficile

Investigational vaccine against Clostridium difficile

Hygiene squads all set to hit dirty hospitals

Hygiene squads all set to hit dirty hospitals

FDA approves treatment for diarrhea caused by Cryptosporidium infection

FDA approves treatment for diarrhea caused by Cryptosporidium infection

Hospital patients to be checked for MRSA infection before admission

Hospital patients to be checked for MRSA infection before admission

Superbug possibly the same as US killer strain

Superbug possibly the same as US killer strain

Hospital with superbug was given lowest infection-control rating last year

Hospital with superbug was given lowest infection-control rating last year

12 deaths creates new infection scare in UK hospitals

12 deaths creates new infection scare in UK hospitals

Study finds direct link between use of alcohol hand gel and reduction in hospital infections

Study finds direct link between use of alcohol hand gel and reduction in hospital infections

Friendly bacteria helps control upset stomachs and gut diseases amongst elderly population

Friendly bacteria helps control upset stomachs and gut diseases amongst elderly population

Controlling diarrhoea and constipation in autistic children without using antibiotics

Controlling diarrhoea and constipation in autistic children without using antibiotics