Monday, October 27, 2014

Key gut bacteria may prevent Clostridium difficile infection


1. The reduction of the gut bacterium, C. scindens, following antibiotic treatment was correlated with increased risk of C. diff in both mice and humans, and the transfer of this bacterium was linked to reduced C. diff infection in antibiotic-exposed mice. 2.


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