October 28, 2009

Deadly Stomach Infection Rising in Community Settings

By Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic Study Finds, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that a sometimes deadly stomach bug, Clostridium difficile, (http://www.mayoclinic.org/c-difficile/) is on the rise in outpatient settings. Clostridium difficile is a serious bacteria that can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon…


"Recent reports have shown increasing incidence and severity of C. difficile infection -- especially in the older population," says Darrell Pardi, M.D.


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Tags: clostridium difficile, GI, stomach infection

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