What allows C. difficile to survive so well in the gut?
Healthline/Medical News Today Sep 14, 2018
Clostridium difficile is a particularly hardy type of bacteria, which is very difficult to treat. It often affects people during a hospital stay—especially if they have taken antibiotics. Why is it this resilient, and might knowing lead to better treatments?
According to some experts, C. difficile infections are ever on the rise and becoming increasingly difficult to treat.
This means that researchers need to find new and better ways of targeting this stubborn bacterium.
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