antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic Resistance Can Complicate C. Diff Treatment

Clostridioides difficile (commonly known as C. diff) is a bacterium (germ) that can cause severe diarrhea and inflammation of the large intestine (colitis). The U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has labeled C. diff as a major health threat because of the possible severity of symptoms, potential for …

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IBD and C. Diff

Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease are at Greater Risk for C. Diff Infection

Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) is a bacterium (germ) that can cause severe diarrhea and inflammation of the large intestine (colitis). Causing an estimated half-million infections in the U.S. each year, these contagious bacteria can even be life-threatening. In this article, we explore the relationship between IBD and C.Diff. [You can …

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c.diff infection

Understanding Your Risk for C. Diff Infection

Clostridioides difficile [klos–TRID–e–OY-dees dif–uh–SEEL], commonly known as C. diff, is a bacterium (germ) that can cause severe diarrhea and inflammation of the large intestine (colitis). With an estimated half a million infections in the U.S. each year, these contagious bacteria can be life-threatening. How Do You Get C. diff ? …

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