clostridium difficile

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Clostridium difficile (dɪˈfɪsɪli, ˌdɪfɪˈciːl)
C.difficile sometimes shortened to c.diff a faecal organism endemic in hospitals and responsible for the majority of hospital-acquired cases of diarrhoea in elderly patients

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