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A Non-Interventional Pilot Study to Explore the Role of Gut Flora in Clostridoides Difficile Infection

2019-09-27 06:30:43 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study seeks to correlate microbiome sequencing data with information provided by patients and their medical records.

Description

The goal of this Research Study is to better understand how the genetic information in subject's microbiome correlates to infection with C. diff.

Study Design

Conditions

Clostridium Difficile

Intervention

No Intervention

Location

ProgenaBiome
Ventura
California
United States
93003

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

ProgenaBiome

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-27T06:30:43-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A common inhabitant of the colon flora in human infants and sometimes in adults. It produces a toxin that causes pseudomembranous enterocolitis (ENTEROCOLITIS, PSEUDOMEMBRANOUS) in patients receiving antibiotic therapy.

An acute inflammation of the INTESTINAL MUCOSA that is characterized by the presence of pseudomembranes or plaques in the SMALL INTESTINE (pseudomembranous enteritis) and the LARGE INTESTINE (pseudomembranous colitis). It is commonly associated with antibiotic therapy and CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE colonization.

Type species of the genus CLOSTRIDIUM, a gram-positive bacteria in the family Clostridiaceae. It is used as a source of PROBIOTICS.

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