Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, is a bacterium that can cause a range of symptoms, from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon, states Mayo Clinic. Although illness from the bacterium mostly affects ol... 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 »

C. difficile, or Clostridium difficile, is a bacterium that causes gastrointestinal infections, says Medical News Today. Clostridium difficile causes diarrhea, stomachaches and bloody stools, and the primary cause for in... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The symptoms of a Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, infection include watery diarrhea three or more times a day, abdominal pain or tenderness, blood or pus in the stool, fever, loss of appetite and weight loss, accordin... More »

Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, is infectious bacteria that destroys cells in the lining of the intestine and produces debris and sections of inflammatory cells, known as plaques, according to Mayo Clinic. Some health... More »

Symptoms associated with diseases of the colon include bloody stool or changes in its consistency, rectal bleeding or changed bowel habits such as constipation or diarrhea, all of which may signal cancer, according to Ma... More » Health Conditions & Diseases