News tagged with clostridium difficile

Fighting bacteria—with viruses

Research published today in PLOS Pathogens reveals how viruses called bacteriophages destroy the bacterium Clostridium difficile (C. diff), which is becoming a serious problem in hospitals and healthcare institutes, due to its re ...

dateJul 24, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Talking the language of genes

(PhysOrg.com) -- The majority of hospital cases of Clostridium difficile at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford are not caused by transmission of the bug within the hospital, so early results of a new project suggest.

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Genetics
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