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Putting a Stop to C. diff

Feb 11, 2013

Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, is an increasingly common intestinal bacterial infection that causes abdominal cramping, diarrhea and, in some cases, severe illness.

While C. diff can often be effectively treated with antibiotics, some individuals experience repeated, hard-to-treat infections. For these people, University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro (UMCPP) offers a highly effective treatment known as a fecal transplant.

Learn more in this article, which appeared in the March/April 2013 issue of Health Focus