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C. Diff Infections Becoming More Common, Severe

NOTE: UPDATED EMBARBO TIME OF 8AM ET ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 17, 2012.  Clostridium difficile infections are becoming more common and more severe in hospitalized children and the elderly, in large part due to greater use of antibiotics, Mayo Clinic researchers report in studies being presented at the American College [...]

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Clostridium Difficile: A Super Serious Bug

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Clostridium difficile (klos-TRID-e-uhm dif-uh-SEEL) is a bug that can be difficult to beat. The April issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers how this bug is spread, symptoms of the infection and treatment. This bacteria, also called C. difficile or C. diff, can be found throughout the [...]

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C Diff Study

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sahil Khanna discusses a recent study on C difficle or C Diff infections. To listen, click the link below. C Diff Study

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