Pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of Clostridium difficile diarrhea and colitis

Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2000;250:109-25. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-06272-2_6.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bacterial Proteins*
  • Bacterial Toxins / adverse effects
  • Carrier State / microbiology
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Clostridium Infections / epidemiology
  • Clostridium Infections / microbiology*
  • Clostridium Infections / pathology
  • Clostridium difficile / isolation & purification
  • Clostridium difficile / pathogenicity*
  • Clostridium difficile / physiology
  • Colitis / etiology*
  • Colitis / microbiology
  • Colitis / pathology
  • Colon / microbiology
  • Colon / pathology
  • Cross Infection / epidemiology
  • Cross Infection / microbiology
  • Diarrhea / etiology*
  • Diarrhea / microbiology
  • Diarrhea / pathology
  • Disease Susceptibility
  • Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous / etiology
  • Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous / microbiology
  • Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous / pathology
  • Enterotoxins / adverse effects
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases / complications
  • Intestinal Perforation / etiology
  • Recurrence
  • Risk Factors
  • Ulcer
  • Virulence
  • rho GTP-Binding Proteins / antagonists & inhibitors
  • rho GTP-Binding Proteins / physiology

Substances

  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Bacterial Toxins
  • Enterotoxins
  • tcdA protein, Clostridium difficile
  • toxB protein, Clostridium difficile
  • rho GTP-Binding Proteins