The Clostridium difficile bacteria spreads when an infected person has a bowel movement, does not wash his hands, and touches a surface or another person, explains The bacteria may be on surfaces such as the t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Infection with the Clostridium difficile bacteria causes infectious diarrhea, known as Clostridium difficile colitis. While Clostridium difficile, also known as C. difficile, isn't as common as other intestinal bacteria,... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

According to the Center for Disease Control, clostridium difficile can survive on a variety of surfaces and materials, including clothing. This means it has the potential to spread through laundry. Washing clothes using ... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Laundry
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