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    Learn about Clostridium difficile infections.

We envision a world where C. diff infections are rare, treatable and survivable.

  • Location: California
  • Age: 72
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 8 months
  • Source: Community Acquired

I am a healthy active older woman. On March 1, 2019 I had an explosive episode of diarrhea, out of the blue, no idea what caused it. The smell was indescribable, like nothing I had ever experienced in my long life. That was the beginning of a long saga I’ll …

Dr. Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D.
  • Location: Illinois
  • Age: No
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Community Acquired

At the start of 2018 I was diagnosed with C. diff. I never really heard much about C. diff outside of people acquiring it in a hospital setting or people of advanced age contracting it. Oh, was I wrong. After being sick for about 8 weeks with worsening symptoms, I …

Cassie Padilla
  • Location: Washington
  • Age: yes
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 19 months
  • Source: Community Acquired

As a nurse for 35 years I thought I knew a lot about C. diff but as a patient I’ve discovered I knew NOTHING about C. diff. I have had 2 episodes of C. diff in my life.  The first was in 2017 following (prophylactic) antibiotics after surgery.  That lasted …



Peggy Lillis Foundation Takes On DC

  On April 24th, PLF convened its 8th annual National C. diff Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC.  This year’s event was our most successful yet, bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders to discuss the prevention and treatment of C. diff. The Summit featured presentations and panel discussions on the …