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Clostridium difficile infections often occur with an upset of the normal balances of bacteria in the gut. C. difficile bacteria are normally harmless, but when they grow out of control, they can make the person sick, acc... More »

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The median incubation period of Clostridium difficile, commonly known as C. difficile, is three days, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. C. difficile is a bacterium that causes colitis, or ... More »

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Clostridium difficile has a median incubation period of three days, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that attacks good microorganisms in the stomach and int... More »

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Clostridium difficile spreads through feces, food, objects and surfaces that have the bacteria, explains Mayo Clinic. It spreads when people do not practice proper hygiene, when they do not wash their hands or clean the ... More »

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Clostridium difficile, abbreviated C. diff, infections are most commonly caused by taking an antibiotic which kills many types of bacteria or taking multiple antibiotics at once, according to WebMD. Other risk factors in... More »

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Clostridium difficile colitis is a condition marked by diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps caused by irritation and swelling of the colon due to Clostridium difficile bacteria, according to WebMD. Also known as C. diffi... More »

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According to WebMD, Clostridium difficile is bacteria that causes colitis in the large intestine. This bacteria may begin to colonize a person's large intestine whenever she is taking antibiotics and her normal digestive... More »

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