Clostridium difficile

C-diff is a bacterium that causes a life-threatening infection. Though the bacterium can infect healthy individuals, it is of particular concern to those who are hospitalized or are taking antibiotics.
Clostridium difficile, aka C. Diff. is a very serious, common infection that can cause life-threatening diarrhea. It is very difficult to treat with antibiotics, especially since the infection often arises from antibiotic use for other infections. But there may be new way to control it by use of a novel antibody.
The Center for Disease Control s (CDC) ongoing efforts to prevent and control the spread of antibacterial-resistant infections has yielded new areas of intervention. They report doctors in some