Infection and Infectious Disease | Current Studies

Clostridium difficile (c.diff)

Clostridium Difficile (C-Diff) is a bacterium that causes diarrhea and more severe conditions such as colitis. Additional symptoms include fever, loss of appetite, nausea, and abdominal pain.

 

Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)

Pneumonia is a respiratory condition caused by a lung infection. Community-Acquired Pneumonia refers to the occurrence of pneumonia in people who have not recently been in a health care facility, hospital, or a rehabilitation center. Symptoms include fever, chills, shortness of breath, cough with mucus, headache, and fatigue.​