C. difficile bacterium strengthens by cooperating with Enterococcus, other gut microbes

The bacterium Clostridioides difficile tends to “cooperate” with microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract, such as the pathogen Enterococcus, which can help the bacterium thrive, according to a study published in Nature.“I personally have always been fascinated by C. difficile as a pathogen,” Joseph P. Zackular, PhD, study author and assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, told Healio. “It’s obviously a really big public health concern, causes a lot of disease inRead More

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