C. diff Has Secret Weapon Against Healthy Bacteria

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Clostridium difficile (C.diff) moves in when antibiotics kill off other pathogens. Infection with this pathogen (CDI) causes most of the diarrheal outbreaks linked with antibiotic therapy. Unfortunately these are not quick bouts in the bathroom; CDI can cause dangerous weight loss and malnutrition in a short time period. Many thousands die even when treated. C.diff is formidable, armored with spores, … Read More