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  • Location: New Jersey
  • Age: 42
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 4 months
  • Source: Community Acquired

I contracted strep throat from my child. Because I am allergic to penicillin and amoxicillin, the doctor prescribed clindamycin. Within 2 days of taking the antibiotic, I started to feel off. I felt really tired, weak and just all around not well. I stopped taking the antibiotic around day 6 …

Samantha P.
  • Location: Washington
  • Age: 29
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 6 Months
  • Source: Community Acquired

Samantha P. I am a 29-year-old woman from Washington. I am a wife to an amazing husband. I also used to be a student pursuing a graduate degree, and a fine art photographer, but illness and PTSD have stolen these things from me for the time being. My C. diff …

  • Location: California
  • Age: 34
  • Gender: F
  • Length: On-going
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

Ignorance was bliss; this was how my C. diff journey began. In 2009 I was a healthy 26-year-old woman, I had just found out in the fall that I was expecting my first child. As a first-time pregnant mother, I was overjoyed with the adventures that would come with my …



Peggy Lillis Foundation to Convene National Summit In Washington, DC With Leaders In the Fight Against Deadly Superbug

Contact: Christian John Lillis 917-364-4658 christian@peggyfoundation.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2019 (Brooklyn, New York). Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF) announced today it will convene its fourth National C. diff Summit and Lobby Day on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. The …