Published in Biotech Business Week, August 22nd, 2005
C. difficile infection, which is characterized by diarrhea and colitis, represents one of the most common hospital-acquired infections around the world. A new virulent strain of C. difficile has also emerged, causing sharp increases in the number of infections and deaths associated with the infection in a number of countries including the U.K., Canada, the Netherlands and the U.S.
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