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C. DIFF STORIES
Donald M.
  • Location: New York
  • Age: 52
  • Gender: M
  • Length:
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

At the age of 49, my father, Donald, had three consecutive strokes. The ER doctor told us that they have never seen scans like his before. The bleed was massive and the swelling was rapidly increasing. 18 hours into the hospital stay, my father was in the OR having his brain …

Dr. Kathryn Wren
  • Location: Indiana
  • Age: 54
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 1 month
  • Source: Community Acquired

As a Doctor of Pharmacy (pharmacist) that worked in a hospital setting for more than twenty years, I was well versed on Clostridium difficile in terms of the disease itself— knew the highest risk groups (e.g., patients > 65 years old, in hospital or long-term care facilities, on long-term or …

Jessica L.
  • Location: New York
  • Age: 38
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

Jessica L. C. diff Story My C. diff story began at the end of my pregnancy with my second child, my son, who was born in October 2015. I was put on Clindamycin after the Metronidazole I was prescribed six or seven times for bacterial vaginosis that caused me to …

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C. diff in the News: October 16th

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 …

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