Harnessing microbiota to kill a pathogen: the sweet tooth of Clostridium difficile

Nat Med. 2014 Mar;20(3):248-9. doi: 10.1038/nm.3494.
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MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / adverse effects*
  • Clostridium Infections / microbiology*
  • Clostridium Infections / therapy*
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Diarrhea / chemically induced
  • Diarrhea / therapy*
  • Feces / microbiology
  • Gastrointestinal Tract / microbiology*
  • Humans
  • Microbiota
  • Probiotics / therapeutic use
  • Sialic Acids / metabolism
  • Transplantation / methods

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Sialic Acids