FBPixel An Additive Sugar Helps the C. diff Go Round - David Perlmutter M.D.

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Study Title
An Additive Sugar Helps the C. diff Go Round
Publication
Cell
Author(s)

Michael C. Abt

Abstract

Outbreaks of hypervirulent strains of Clostridium difficile began to be reported in healthcare facilities worldwide around 20 years ago. Concurrently, trehalose became a common additive used by the global food industry. A new study provides evidence that these two observations are a linked phenomenon

Date
February 14, 2018
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