Clostridia Bacterial Concerns Part 1: Pathogenicity Mechanisms

Clostridium difficile is labeled as one of the organisms of greatest concern for antibiotic resistance by the National Institutes of Health. It can also colonize the gastrointestinal tract, creating chronic symptoms that are harder to recognize. In this first installment of a three-part series, Kurt Woeller, DO discusses the breadth of symptoms that can manifest with Clostridium difficile and other pathogenic species.