U.S. News and World Report: A new study raises questions about the transmission of Clostridium difficile, a bacteria that causes life-threatening diarrhea in people who have recently been on antibiotics, particularly in hospital settings. “This study clearly shows we’re missing a lot of potential transmissions, a lot of potential sources of C. difficile, but we still don’t know where the C. diff. is coming from,” said Curtis Donskey, an associate professor of medicine.
Medicine’s Curtis Donskey discusses recent study on transmission of Clostridium difficile
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