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What does C. Diff stand for?

C. Diff stands for Clostridium difficile (bacterium; also seen as C. Difficile)

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THE number of people dying from Clostridium Difficile on Teesside doubled last year, according to figures released today.
The study was based on hospitalization data from 2000-2005 and estimated an increase in Clostridium difficile diagnoses by nearly 160,000 in that time period, to a high of about 291,300 in 2005.
The battle against hospital infection seems to have turned a corner as the Health Protection Agency released figures yesterday showing a 10% drop in MRSA cases and a slowing of the rate of increase of Clostridium difficile infections.