Clostridioides difficile infections

Clostridium difficile bacteria, SEM. © Science Photo Library

Clostridioides difficile is an anaerobic bacterium, widely distributed in soil and the intestinal tracts of animals. The clinical spectrum of C. difficile infection (CDI) ranges from mild diarrhoea to severe life threatening pseudomembranous colitis. CDI is generally, but not always associated with previous use of antibiotics. Read more facts on Clostridioides difficile infections

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Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas

The Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseases is a tool that interacts with the latest available data about a number of infectious diseases. The interface allows users to interact and manipulate the data to produce a variety of tables and maps.​​