Thursday, May 29, 2008

colon-residing superbug

Oh dear, another thing to worry about. It seems like hand washing, even with antibacterial soap, will not kill an infectious germ that likes to live in the colon.
The Clostridium difficile is spread by spores in the feces and is increasing annually in hospitals and nursing homes. This looks serious as this superbug is resistant to treatment.

Read the article:
The CDC publication:;_ylt=Au6hlkDuhyTHMoS35aolW8G0j4t4/*

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