Clostridium Difficile; A bacterial infection that causes diarrhea, fever, and inflammation of the colon that is spread by spores found in feces. Older adults in health care facilities are most at risk following the use of antibiotics.
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C. diff infections are on the rise in hospitals and nursing homes, and ill seniors are particularly vulnerable to this persistent bug. Use these best hygiene and antibiotic practices to keep your loved one and yourself healthy.