November 11, 2019

We live among bacteria. And bacteria live on and within us. In fact, we rely on bacteria for aid in digestion, keeping our skin healthy and our metabolism functioning. But certain bacteria or too much of certain bacteria can cause us grievous harm. Our family learned that the hard way, …

May 31, 2019

In preparation for our 2019 National C diff Summit and Lobby Day,  Advocates Council members were asked to reach out to their federal legislators to schedule appointments. Some Advocates were able to quickly secure their appointments, usually with a staff member. For others, it took some persistence. Frustratingly, each office had …

March 21, 2019

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 …

October 15, 2018

Infectious Diarrhea Spores Survive High Temperatures of Hospital Laundering  October 16, 2018 [Science Daily] “Washing contaminated hospital bedsheets in a commercial washing machine with industrial detergent at high disinfecting temperatures failed to remove all traces of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), a bacteria that causes infectious diarrhea, suggesting that linens could be …