Definitions for "Clostridium difficile"
A bacteria which can cause diarrhoeal illness. It is commonly associated with and triggered by antibiotic use.
a classic example of an opportunistic intestinal pathogen that proliferates following antibiotic disruption of normal colonic flora
a bacterium which can cause severe diarrhoea or enterocolitis. This most commonly occurs following a course of antibiotics which has disturbed the normal bacterial flora of the patient's gut.