By Sally Magnusson
There are 10 times more deaths across the UK from the superbug clostridium difficile among over 65-year-olds than in any other country in the world, figures suggest.
The equivalent of one person dies every hour in our hospitals from this deadly superbug.
It contributes to the deaths of four times as many people as MRSA.
It's mutating, getting even stronger and showing signs of resistance to one of only two drugs able to combat it.
Experts fret that the new strain could spark a global health epidemic.
【医】methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus メチシリン耐性黄色ブドウ球菌.
研究官 加藤 はる. ●Clostridium difficile 関連下痢症・腸炎●. Clostridium difficile
は偽膜性大腸炎の原因菌としてよく知られていますが、C. difficile ...
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