Bacteriophage cocktail shows significant promise for Clostridium difficile infections

Posted by on June 1, 2016 12:39 pm
Categories: health

Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) are responsible for approximately 39% of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in the Western world, causing 10% of deaths. Now researchers report that specific phage combinations caused complete destruction of C. difficile cells while in animal model dramatically reduced spread.

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