To call Clostridium difficile (C diff), a disease that primarily threatens older ... get
an infection like C diff, it's more likely to become severe, and “an elderly person ...
This accounts for most of the serious complications such as perforation (rupture)
of the colon, and death. Most people who die of C. difficile infection are elderly ...
The aging society and the advanced of supportive treatment means that large
numbers of elderly patients with risk factors for C difficile enterocolitis will
Aug 1, 2013 ... Clostridium difficile infection, the most frequent cause of nosocomial ......
Clostridium difficile carriage in elderly subjects and associated ...
Apr 13, 2015 ... Learn more from WebMD about C. diff infection, including symptoms, risk factors,
treatment, and prevention.
Jan 13, 2016 ... Elderly hospital patients, as well as those in long-term care facilities are most
commonly affected by C. difficile - especially after or during the ...
Aug 1, 2013 ... A Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection is one that can affect the .... C. diff
infections becoming more common, severe in children and elderly.
Mar 20, 2012 ... Like MRSA it started as a hospital bug, so did C diff. and neither stayed ... We
have a higher proportion of elderly people now - - - though that ...
For healthy people, C. difficile does not pose a health risk. The elderly and those
with other illnesses or who are taking antibiotics, are at a greater risk of ...
Oct 17, 2012 ... Clostridium difficile infections are becoming more common and more severe in
hospitalized children and the elderly, in large part due to greater ...