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 suite of computer algorithms can accurately predict behavior of gut microbiome

Novel suite of computer algorithms can accurately predict behavior of gut microbiome

Bacteriophage combinations show therapeutic potential in reducing C. difficile infections

Bacteriophage combinations show therapeutic potential in reducing C. difficile infections

Transplanted human stool may offer treatment hope for ulcerative colitis patients

Transplanted human stool may offer treatment hope for ulcerative colitis patients

New frozen faecal bank increases chances of curing a chronic health condition

New frozen faecal bank increases chances of curing a chronic health condition

Ramizol drug shows promise in treatment of Clostridium difficile infections

Ramizol drug shows promise in treatment of Clostridium difficile infections

Potential vaccine that resembles sugar structures may help fight against gut bacterium C. difficile

Potential vaccine that resembles sugar structures may help fight against gut bacterium C. difficile

UAB hospital leads the way in improving antibiotic use

UAB hospital leads the way in improving antibiotic use

Study estimates 30% of outpatient oral antibiotic prescription in the U.S as inappropriate

Study estimates 30% of outpatient oral antibiotic prescription in the U.S as inappropriate

UGA researcher works to advance effective treatment for infectious mononucleosis

UGA researcher works to advance effective treatment for infectious mononucleosis

Existing non-antibiotic therapeutic drugs could help combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Existing non-antibiotic therapeutic drugs could help combat antibiotic-resistant pathogens

UC San Diego receives NIH grant to establish interdisciplinary center to combat antibiotic resistance

UC San Diego receives NIH grant to establish interdisciplinary center to combat antibiotic resistance

Novel antibiotics to overcome antibacterial resistance

Novel antibiotics to overcome antibacterial resistance

Fecal transplants transfer bacterial viruses that appear to be harmless to humans

Fecal transplants transfer bacterial viruses that appear to be harmless to humans

Changing one atom in InsP6 inhibitor can increase its ability to neutralize toxins in the gut

Changing one atom in InsP6 inhibitor can increase its ability to neutralize toxins in the gut

Valley Hospital, Holy Name Medical Center collaborate to defeat C. difficile

Valley Hospital, Holy Name Medical Center collaborate to defeat C. difficile

Allergan's sNDA for TEFLARO (ceftaroline fosamil) accepted by FDA

Allergan's sNDA for TEFLARO (ceftaroline fosamil) accepted by FDA

Discovery takes researchers one step closer to preventing C. diff

Discovery takes researchers one step closer to preventing C. diff

CosmosID announces $6M in Series B funding round

CosmosID announces $6M in Series B funding round

FDA approves Allergan's sNDA to update label for DALVANCE (dalbavancin) for injection

FDA approves Allergan's sNDA to update label for DALVANCE (dalbavancin) for injection

Mayo Clinic adds robots to prevent C-diff bacteria

Mayo Clinic adds robots to prevent C-diff bacteria