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Clostridium difficile

Exposure to certain antibiotics linked to resistant C. difficile strains

Healio - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Exposure to fluoroquinolone and macrolide were found to be associated with infection by the epidemic BI/NAP1/027 strain of Clostridium difficile, which is highly resistant to these antibiotics, according to recent study data.
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Crews clean Broken Arrow elementary school after student diagnosed with infectious disease

Tulsa World - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Clostridium difficile infection, known as C. diff., is an infectious disease that causes colon inflammation and is typically diagnosed in people receiving medical care who are prescribed long-term antibiotics, according to the Center for Disease ...
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C. diff study provides insight into antibiotic resistance and risks for infection

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Exposure to specific antibiotics is linked to the development of certain strains of antibiotic-resistant C. difficile, one of the fastest growing bacteria superbugs, according to a new study published by Stuart Johnson, MD, of Loyola University Health ...

Bile Acids Provide Novel Approach to Clostridium Difficile Treatment

MD Magazine - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
A recent study conducted by researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Michigan believe this could represent new targets to combat C. diff in the large intestine. The study investigators suggest their findings shed light on ...
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Seres Therapeutics Announces Efficacy Results of SER-109 in Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection (NASDAQ:MCRB)

WallStreet.org - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MCRB) said a phase 1b/2 study of SER-109 in recurrent Clostridium difficile infection demonstrated 87% of patients met the predefined endpoint of preventing recurrent CDI within eight weeks following administration of ...

Study: Antibiotic Exposure Can Predict C. difficile Resistance

P&T Community - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Exposure to specific antibiotics is linked to the development of certain strains of antibiotic-resistant Clostridium difficile, one of the fastest-growing “superbugs,” according to a new study led by Stuart Johnson, MD, of Loyola University. C ...

S. boulardii probiotic does not reduce antibiotic, C. difficile diarrhea

Healio - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Administration of a Saccharomyces boulardii probiotic treatment to hospital patients receiving antibiotics appeared to have no impact on the incidence of antibiotic- and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, according to the results of a recent trial.

Nurse's Notes: Antibiotic use can lead to C. diff infection

The Missoulian - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Clostridium difficile is a spore-forming bacterium that causes gastrointestinal infections commonly associated with antibiotic use and health care contact.

United States Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections Industry 2016 Market Research Report

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
The Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections market analysis is provided for the United States markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status.

Global Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections Industry 2015 Market Research Report | Researchmoz

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
ResearchMoz_Edit_250x25014 ResearchMoz.us include new market research report”Global Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections Industry 2015 Market Research Report” to its huge collection of research reports.

Clostridium difficile Infections (CDI) Market Growth, Trends, Industry Analysis 2024: Acute Market Reports

Golfintuition.co.uk - ‎20 hours ago‎
Clostridium difficile, a Gram-positive, spore-forming, toxin-producing, non-invasive, anaerobic bacterium, is the causative organism of C. difficile infection (CDI), which is commonly associated with colitis, as well as C. difficile-associated diarrhea ...

Antibiotic exposure can predict C. diff infections

FierceHealthcare - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
A new study examines the role of specific antibiotics in the development of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections, a drug-resistant, bacterial "superbug" that now rivals Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as the most common and severe ...

Global Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections Industry 2015 Market Research Report

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status.

UV Robots Help Wipe Out C. Diff in Hospitals

Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Ultraviolet robots reduced the transmission rate of Clostridium difficile by 25% among hospitalized cancer patients, mostly among those with hematologic malignancies, a group more vulnerable to hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).
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As Antibiotics Fail, We Need More Vaccines

National Geographic - ‎4 hours ago‎
There are no vaccines for the problems that it ranked as most urgent: resistant gonorrhea, Clostridium difficile, and bacteria such as E. coli and Klebsiella that have become resistant to the last-resort antibiotic class carbapenems and collectively ...
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New poop depository looking for Dutch feces donors

NL Times - ‎20 hours ago‎
The Clostridium difficile intestinal infection is relatively common and affects about 3 thousand people in the Netherlands a year, usually after treatment with antibiotics.

4 Orange County hospitals report high rate of potentially deadly infection

OCRegister - ‎6 hours ago‎
According to a report released Wednesday by the department of public health, 327 California hospitals reported 10,588 cases of Clostridium difficile in 2014 - far more than any other type of infection that patients commonly acquire, including MRSA.

C diff infection rates low at FGH

Cumbria Crack - ‎19 hours ago‎
The Furness General Hospital (FGH) has seen a long period of being Clostridium difficile (C diff) infection-free. FGH has recorded an impressive 105 days of being C diff free. This is another step towards the Trust's aim of providing harm-free care to ...

BA Takes Precautions After Student Diagnosed With Infection, District Says

News On 6 - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Common areas are being disinfected at Liberty Elementary even though the transmission risk of Clostridium difficile, commonly known as C.diff., is low. Classes have not been canceled. C. Diff. is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation in the colon.

What Do Analysts Think Of Summit Therapeutics (LON:SUMM) This Week?

Risers & Fallers - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Company is conducting clinical programs focused on the genetic disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and the infectious disease Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). The Company's lead DMD product candidate is SMT C1100, an orally ...
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