clostridium

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Synonyms for clostridium

spindle-shaped bacterial cell especially one swollen at the center by an endospore

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Patients at Highest Risk Patients who take antibiotics are most at risk for developing C.
These highly anticipated results, to be shared through oral and poster presentations, will also relate to country-specific data on C.
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Repeat antibiotics may subsequently be unable to suppress C.
In some cases, people have died because of severe C.
It costs Wales pounds 11m a year to treat patients who have become infected with C.
Consistent with prior studies, antibiotic usage preceded the great majority of cases of C.
However, ELISA of stool samples was negative for C.
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Studies in the United States, Canada, and Europe have documented the increased rate and severity of C.