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Battling bacteria with viruses

Clostridium difficile is a Gram positive bacterium found in both human and animal guts and in the environment. Although it can be present in humans without causing disease, the disruption of the natural gut microbiota by antibiotic treatment can allow C. difficile to overgrow. High levels of the bacterium can lead to toxin production and […]

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