Clostridium difficile (bacteria)

Known as: Peptoclostridium difficile, Clostridium difficile, [Clostridium] difficile 
A type of bacterium found in human and animal waste. Clostridium difficile is a common cause of diarrhea that occurs in hospitals. It can also cause… (More)
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2015
Review
2015
Synthesis of the major toxin proteins of the diarrheal pathogen, Clostridium difficile, is dependent on the activity of TcdR, an… (More)
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2014
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2014
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has emerged as a highly effective therapy for refractory, recurrent Clostridium difficile… (More)
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2014
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2014
BACKGROUND Recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) with poor response to standard antimicrobial therapy is a growing… (More)
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2009
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2009
Clostridium difficile persists in hospitals by exploiting an infection cycle that is dependent on humans shedding highly… (More)
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2008
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2008
Using 42 isolates contributed by laboratories in Canada, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States, we compared… (More)
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2007
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2007
OBJECTIVE To estimate the clinical and economic burden of Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) in Massachusetts over 2… (More)
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2005
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2005
To determine the influence of either exclusive breast-feeding or formula feeding on both composition and quantity of the gut… (More)
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2004
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2004
A multiplex PCR toxigenic culture approach was designed for simultaneous identification and toxigenic type characterization of… (More)
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1999
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1999
A reference library of types of Clostridium difficile has been constructed by PCR ribotyping isolates (n = 2,030) from… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Two hundred nineteen Clostridium difficile isolates from 22 serogroups were screened for changes in the genes coding for toxin B… (More)
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