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Clostridium Difficile (C. difficile, C. diff) (cont.)

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Author: Saimak T. Nabili, MD, MPH

Editors: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP, and Bhupinder Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine

REFERENCE:

MedscapeReference.com. Clostridium Difficile Colitis.

WebMD.com. Hospital Food Contaminated with C. diff.


Last Editorial Review: 10/22/2012

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Clostridium difficile is a gram-positive, anaerobic, spore-forming bacillus that is responsible for the development of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and colitis.

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