C.diff


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C.diff

or

C.difficile

n
(Pathology) short for Clostridium difficile
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Your intestines are home to hundreds of bacteria (intestinal flora) that normally keep C.
Your risk also increases if you've recently been hospitalized or had a prior C.
Broad-spectrum antibiotics (such as cephalosporins, ciprofloxacin and clindamycin), which target a wide range of bacteria, are most often implicated in C.
Taking probiotic supplements and eating yogurt after antibiotic therapy may help repopulate the beneficial intestinal bacteria and prevent C.
HYGIENE measures imposed by the NHS to control MRSA are actually making killer superbug C.
Scientist David MacDonald even claims that without the 'alcohol shock' of the handrubs, C.
The academic said: "There's no doubt that the increase in C.
In the same period (April to June 2007), 467 cases of c.
Liverpool's Royal and Broad green hospitals have seen a reduction in the figures for both MRSA and c.
But compared with the year before there was an increase in the number of c.