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Clostridium difficile

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Clostridium difficile or C. diff in dentistry Clostridium difficile or C. diff is spore-forming, anaerobic bacteria that cause irritation of colon and sever diarrhea.  CDC believes 15-25% of antibiotic-associated diarrhea due to the exotoxins of this bacteria. What are the most likely causes from dentistry? Overuse or bad luck with the wrong antibiotic at the […]