Clostridium difficile

Putting Geography to Work in Healthcare

October 27, 2014

By Duke Translational Medicine Institute (DTMI) Summary: Deverick Anderson, MD, an epidemiologist for Duke Medicine, is using a new tool at Duke to hunt down hidden sources of contamination of antibiotic resistant microbes. His target is Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), a dangerous antibiotic-resistant bug that the Centers for Disease Control calculates contributes to 14,000 deaths […]