In both cases, there was recovery of additional organisms, such as bacillus laterosporus in the first case and veillonella spp. Wolters kluwer introduces ai technology to predict c. Clostridioides difficile formerly known as clostridium difficile is a bacterium that causes diarrhea and colitis an inflammation of the colon. Clostridium difficile pronounced klostrideeum difuhseel infection cdi or c. Wolters kluwer health is introducing machine learning and artificial intelligence ai technology to its surveillance solutionsentri7to predict healthcareacquired infections hais such as clostridioides difficile, or c. Merck and premier applied sciences will develop software. Risk factors include prolonged use of antibiotics or being elderly. Every day, clinicians are faced with the challenge of rapidly identifying and treating hais. The pharma companys deal with premier will see the partners develop and test the combination of a softwarebased platform and a.
As a result, hospitals are turning to advanced technology to meet. Diarrhea and fever are the most common symptoms of clostridium difficile infection. Their lead phase 3 development candidate, ser109, received fda designations of breakthrough therapy and orphan drug. More severe cases may involve frequent diarrhea as much as 10 to 15 times per day, fever, intense abdominal cramping and pain, weight loss, dehydration and blood or pus in the stool. Communityacquired clostridium difficile infection ncbi. Clostridium difficile klostrideum difuhseel, also known as clostridioides difficile and often referred to as c. Overprescribing of antibiotics and lacking contact isolation practices place patients at risk for c. Clostridium difficile infection cdi can cause illness ranging from diarrhea to colitis, toxic megacolon, and death. Clostridium difficile infection cdi is due to a toxinproducing bacteria that causes a more severe form of antibiotic associated diarrhea. Difficile infection american college of gastroenterology. Within a month of diagnosis, 1 in 11 people over age 65 died of a healthcareassociated c. If you believe you have information about a fugitive, contact local police immediately or su.654 1291 1159 456 1417 55 112 268 1341 1636 1120 1546 139 4 307 1078 963 1366 1280 255 998 544 1224 1659 1399 1331 654 1402 391 1054 1092 358 863 431 17 706 393 552 498