Hidden Danger

OK, so now we know that Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), or C-diff, is a real, and growing problem. Where does this thing come from? It’s not like you see it oozing through the door. Or crashing in like a giant ogre. The thing is microscopic! The thing is, you can’t see it. And you can’t…

Just A Spore?

What’s the diff? It’s just a spore, right? Sure. Just some old spore whose toxin producing strains can cause a spectrum of disease ranging from mild or moderate diarrhea to its most advanced form known as pseudo- membranous colitis, which can lead to toxic dilation of the colon (megacolon), sepsis, and death. It’s Clostridium difficile…