C. difficile

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C. difficile

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C. diff:

see ClostridiumClostridium,
genus of gram-positive bacteria (see Gram's stain), several species of which cause significant, potentially deadly diseases in humans as a result of the toxins that each produces.
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Clostridium difficile is a serious bowel infection whose symptoms include copious watery diarrhea, fever and abdominal pain.
Underdiagnosis of Clostridium difficile across Europe: the European, multicentre, prospective, biannual, point-prevalence study of Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized patients with diarrhoea (EUCLID).
We are loading the hospital with Clostridium difficile, and the hospital environment is also loaded with Clostridium difficile so we are bringing it into the community.
LTnderdiagnosis of Clostridium difficile across Europe: the European, multicentre, prospective, biannual, point-prevalence study of Clostridium di fficile infection in hospitalised patients with diarrhoea (ELTCLID).
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Clostridium difficile Infections (Clostridium difficile Associated Disease)
Weese, "Disease transmission model for community-associated Clostridium difficile infection," Epidemiology and Infection, vol.
The diagnostic performance of ELISA immunoassays for the detection of toxins A and B of Clostridium difficile is still hampered by false-positive diagnoses [1-3].
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