increase in serious diarrhea and colitis caused by Clostridium difficile

There are concerns about an increase in serious diarrhea and colitis caused by Clostridium difficile.

The incidence has recently doubled in the U.S...it's even higher in some parts of Canada.

All antibiotics can lead to C. difficile diarrhea... especially broad-spectrum antibiotics such as penicillins, cephalosporins, and clindamycin.

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