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Clostridium Difficile

Clostridium Difficile  (klo–strid–ee–um  dif–uh–seel) What is Clostridium Difficile? Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), which is also known as C. diff, is a spore-forming bacteria found in feces.  The bacteria cause a toxin-mediated response, which means they release a poisonous substance that causes the symptoms of the infection. How does C. difficile cause infections? C. difficile spores enter the body ...

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