Published in Gastroenterology Week, September 17th, 2007
Dr. Richard Guerrant, founder of UVa’s Center for Global Health, plans to take a unique approach to treating the bacterium Clostridium difficile, which is growing increasingly resistant to certain antibiotics that work against bacteria of the colon. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is a bacterium that causes diarrhea and can lead to more serious intestinal conditions such as colitis.
“This is a huge problem which has been getting worse since the mid-1980s. Previously...
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