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Clostridium is a genus of Gram-positive bacteria, belonging to the Firmicutes. They are obligate anaerobes capable of producing endospores. Individual cells are rod-shaped, which gives them their name, from the Greek kloster...
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Clostridium difficile, spindle, and Latin difficile, difficult), also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a species of Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium. Clostridia are anaerobic, spore-forming rods (bacillus)....
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Clostridium bacterial infection in parrots and other birds. Testing and treatment. ... Clostridium botulinum - The organism that causes botulism is common in nature ...
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clostridium n. , pl. -ia . Any of various rod-shaped, spore-forming, chiefly anaerobic bacteria of the genus Clostridium, such as the
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Explains how Clostridium difficile bacteria cause colitis and why patients may suffer relapses of the condition.
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Read about botulism causes (Clostridium botulinum toxin), symptoms (muscle paralysis, dry mouth, constipation), history, treatment and types (food-borne, infant, wound)
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Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology chapter deals with clostridia, anaerobic pacteria that cause tetanus, botulism, food poisoning, gas gangrene and antibiotic ...
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What is Clostridium difficile (C. difficile)? What are C. difficile diseases? ... SHEA Position Paper: Clostridium difficile in long-term-care facilities for ...
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This is caused by the absorption of toxin produced by Clostridium botulinum that colonize the ... Clostridium botulinum organisms are commonly found in soils ...
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Any number of antibiotics can be used to remove Clostridium perfringens. ... If Clostridium perfringens is responsible for the diarrhea, a response to ...
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... molecular assay for the rapid diagnosis of patients with Clostridium diffici ... In the United Kingdom, Clostridium difficile infections have risen 40 percent in ...
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Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Dr. John G. Bartlett reviews the hottest topics from ... Clostridium difficile. Community ...
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Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine -- Epidemics of Diarrhea Caused by a Clindamycin-Resistant Strain of Clostridium difficile in Four Hospitals
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Clostridium difficile is an anaerobic, spore-forming, Gram-positive bacillus that produces at ... for Prevention and Control of Transmission of Clostridium ...
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Clostridium perfringens toxins are products of certain bacteria, plants or other ... Clostridium perfringens toxins can make a person ill if enough is taken into the ...
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