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PHIL Image 3647
 
ID#:3647
Description:This photograph depicts Clostridium difficile colonies after 48hrs growth on a blood agar plate; Magnified 4.8X.

C. difficile, an anaerobic gram-positive rod, is the most frequently identified cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAC). It accounts for approximately 15-25% of all episodes of AAC.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Holdeman
Creation Date:1965
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  • CDC – Div. of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP): Control of Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease (CDAD)
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    MeSH
    tree picture Diseases
    tree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Clostridium Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous
    tree picture tree picture Digestive System Diseases
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Gastrointestinal Diseases
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Gastroenteritis
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Enterocolitis
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Intestinal Diseases
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Enterocolitis
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous
    tree picture Organisms
    tree picture tree picture Bacteria
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Gram-Positive Bacteria
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