Clostridium difficile


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Clostridium difficile

(dɪˈfɪsɪli; ˌdɪfɪˈsiːl)
n
(Pathology) a faecal organism endemic in hospitals and responsible for the majority of hospital-acquired cases of diarrhoea in elderly patients. Sometimes shortened to: C.difficile or C.diff
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Pharmaceutical company CutisPharma disclosed on Monday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for FIRVANQ oral solution for the treatment of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea and enterocolitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin-resistant strains.
Although trehalose is a good way to extend the shelf life of foods, it recently was discovered that it makes Clostridium difficile more virulent.
Clostridium difficile is a spore-forming, Gram-positive anaerobic bacteria and a significant cause of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
The growing incidence and severity of Clostridium difficile infection in inpatient and outpatient settings.
I believe our total environment is contaminated with Clostridium difficile," M.
Her research interests include epidemiology and molecular typing of infectious agents, particularly Clostridium difficile and foodbome and waterbome pathogens.
After already testing the drug on healthy volunteers, the company is now preparing to conduct a clinical test with patients suffering from Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea (CDAD).
New advances in Clostridium difficile infection: changing epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and control.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Clostridium difficile Infections (Clostridium difficile Associated Disease), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Haider, "Clinical and economic burden of Clostridium difficile infection in Europe: a systematic review of healthcare-facility-acquired infection," Journal of Hospital Infection, vol.
Infekcija klostridijom podrazumeva pojavu dijareje (podrazumeva [greater than or equal to] 3 neformirane stolice tokom 24 casa) u trajanju od najmanje 2 uzastopna dana, sa laboratorijski dokazanim prisustvom Clostridium difficile toksina u stolici.

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