C. diff Directory
C. diff refers to a bacterium called Clostridium difficile, or C. difficile. Infection with this bacteria can lead to diarrhea and serious inflammation of the colon (colitis). It most often affects those who take antibiotics for an extended period of time. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how C. diff is contracted, what symptoms it causes, how to treat it, and much more.