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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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Incidence of C. diff Infection Increasing

Rochester, Minn. — May 17, 2012.  A study presented by Mayo Clinic researchers during Digestive Disease Week 2012 provides clear evidence that the number of people contracting the hard-to-control and treat bacterial infection Clostridium difficile (C. difficile or C. diff) is increasing, and that the infection is commonly contracted outside [...]

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