Global Analysis of the Sporulation Pathway of Clostridium difficile

Abstract

The Gram-positive, spore-forming pathogen Clostridium difficile is the leading definable cause of healthcare-associated diarrhea worldwide. C. difficile infections are difficult to treat because of their frequent recurrence, which can cause life-threatening complications such as pseudomembranous colitis. The spores of C. difficile are responsible for these… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003660

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