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Clostridium difficile(dɪˈfɪsɪli; ˌdɪfɪˈsiːl)
(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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