Bacteria related to bowel movements

so i was just sitting here and studying for a test and bowel elmination is that chapter…. came across a paragraph about Clostridium difficile….and thought microbiology! yes there is a correlation bw the two classes

C. Difficile is an infection that is acquired in one of two ways
factors that cause an overgrowth of C difficile
and contact with C difficile

antibiotics such as ampicillin, amoxicillin, and clindamycin, disrupt the normal flora in the bowel and cause an overgrowth of C. difficile

so clients may acquire the organism from direct contact with it on environmental surfaces or from a healthcare worker's hands

the most common diagnostic test for bacteria is the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay test which detects C. difficile A and B in the stool

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