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Clostridium difficile

Novel microbiome therapy appears to prevent recurrent C. difficile infection

Healio - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
An investigational oral microbiome-based therapeutic safely and effectively prevented recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in patients with multiple recurrent infections, according to results from a phase 1b/2 trial.

An effective alternative to fecal transplant for C. difficile?

Emory Health Now (blog) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Bacterial spores in capsules taken by mouth can prevent recurrent C. difficile infection, results from a preliminary study suggest.

Exposure to certain antibiotics linked to resistant C. difficile strains

Healio - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Exposure to fluoroquinolone and macrolide were found to be associated with infection by the epidemic BI/NAP1/027 strain of Clostridium difficile, which is highly resistant to these antibiotics, according to recent study data.
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Crews clean Broken Arrow elementary school after student diagnosed with infectious disease

Tulsa World - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Clostridium difficile infection, known as C. diff., is an infectious disease that causes colon inflammation and is typically diagnosed in people receiving medical care who are prescribed long-term antibiotics, according to the Center for Disease ...
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C. diff study provides insight into antibiotic resistance and risks for infection

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Exposure to specific antibiotics is linked to the development of certain strains of antibiotic-resistant C. difficile, one of the fastest growing bacteria superbugs, according to a new study published by Stuart Johnson, MD, of Loyola University Health ...

S. boulardii probiotic does not reduce antibiotic, C. difficile diarrhea

Healio - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Administration of a Saccharomyces boulardii probiotic treatment to hospital patients receiving antibiotics appeared to have no impact on the incidence of antibiotic- and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, according to the results of a recent trial.

Study: Antibiotic Exposure Can Predict C. difficile Resistance

P&T Community - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Exposure to specific antibiotics is linked to the development of certain strains of antibiotic-resistant Clostridium difficile, one of the fastest-growing “superbugs,” according to a new study led by Stuart Johnson, MD, of Loyola University. C ...
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Seres Therapeutics Announces Efficacy Results of SER-109 in Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection (NASDAQ:MCRB)

WallStreet.org - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MCRB) said a phase 1b/2 study of SER-109 in recurrent Clostridium difficile infection demonstrated 87% of patients met the predefined endpoint of preventing recurrent CDI within eight weeks following administration of ...

United States Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections Industry 2016 Market Research Report

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
The Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections market analysis is provided for the United States markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status.

Oral therapeutic drug shows promise against recurrent C. difficile infection

News-Medical.net - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Results from a Phase 1b/2 trial suggest that an investigational microbiome-based, oral therapeutic drug is effective for the treatment of recurrent C. difficile infection. In a paper published online in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, a multi ...

Nurse's Notes: Antibiotic use can lead to C. diff infection

The Missoulian - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Clostridium difficile is a spore-forming bacterium that causes gastrointestinal infections commonly associated with antibiotic use and health care contact.

Global Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections Industry 2015 Market Research Report | Researchmoz

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
ResearchMoz_Edit_250x25014 ResearchMoz.us include new market research report”Global Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections Industry 2015 Market Research Report” to its huge collection of research reports.
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The Dutch Are Opening Europe's First Donor Bank ... for Poop

CityLab - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Typically it occurs after somebody's gut flora have been compromised by treatment with antibiotics, leaving more space for the Clostridium difficile bacteria to populate the intestine. Most sufferers recover soon enough, but for around 5 percent of ...

Antibiotic exposure can predict C. diff infections

FierceHealthcare - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
A new study examines the role of specific antibiotics in the development of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections, a drug-resistant, bacterial "superbug" that now rivals Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as the most common and severe ...

Global Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections Industry 2015 Market Research Report

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The Drugs for Clostridium Difficile Infections market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status.

UV Robots Help Wipe Out C. Diff in Hospitals

Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Ultraviolet robots reduced the transmission rate of Clostridium difficile by 25% among hospitalized cancer patients, mostly among those with hematologic malignancies, a group more vulnerable to hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).

Hospital Infection Rates Are On The Downslide (With One Troubling Exception)

California Healthline - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
However, one bug is on the rise in California: the worm-shaped Clostridium difficile, which infects the intestine, causes diarrhea and fever, and can be life-threatening.

Clostridium difficile Infections (CDI) Market Growth, Trends, Industry Analysis 2024: Acute Market Reports

Golfintuition.co.uk - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Clostridium difficile, a Gram-positive, spore-forming, toxin-producing, non-invasive, anaerobic bacterium, is the causative organism of C. difficile infection (CDI), which is commonly associated with colitis, as well as C. difficile-associated diarrhea ...

C. difficile outbreak at BMP

Sherbrooke Record - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins hospital spokesperson Julie Constantineau confirmed the geriatric ward of the institution has been dealing with a C. difficile outbreak since Dec.30. Visitors are still allowed into the wing during regular hours, but are asked ...

Behandeling van diarree door Clostridium difficile

BCFI - ‎21 hours ago‎
Diarree door Clostridium difficile is een frequente nosocomiale infectieziekte die meestal het gevolg is van inname van antibiotica zoals clindamycine, cefalosporines, penicillines en chinolonen. Andere risicofactoren zijn gevorderde leeftijd ...
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