Bacteriophages could help treat drug-resistant Clostridium difficile

10/17/2013 | Medical News Today

U.K. scientists discovered that naturally occurring bacteriophages can effectively fight off antibiotic-resistant Clostridium difficile infections. The phages are viruses that target the bacteria for use as host cells. The technique could lead to a viable alternative to antibiotics in the treatment of C. difficile infections.

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