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Cephamycins open up new strategies for C. difficile spores

Australian researchers have identified some potential strategies to prevent the cycle of Clostridioides difficile infection, transmission and recurrence. The research team from Monash University have identified that cephamycins inhibit C. difficile spore formation – spores that spread and survive in the environment, challenge usual infection control practices and ultimately cause severe disease and mortality. In ...

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