Characterising Clostridium difficile defence strategies against bacteriophages
Prof M Clokie, Dr A Millard
5 May 2019
Healthcare associated infections are a major problem for patients and a global health challenge. Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is particularly problematic, for example the UK has ~20,000 infectious diarrhoeal cases every year, and progressive complications can lead to death in ~3% of infected patients.