This test is used to witness the presence of any infection caused by Clostridium difficile bacteria. What is Clostridium difficile PCR? Clostridium difficile PCR is devised to amplify two genes that are precise to toxigenic strains of C difficile: Toxin B Toxin C What is...
This test is used to witness the presence of any infection caused by Clostridium difficile bacteria.
Clostridium difficile PCR is devised to amplify two genes that are precise to toxigenic strains of C difficile:
C. diff is an infection-causing bacteria that usually causes diarrhea and colitis. Diarrhea is a condition of loose, watery stools that occurs frequently. Colitis is inflammation of the colon.
This bacteria can affect anybody. It often affects people who have recently taken a course of antibiotics.
Some other factors which may contribute to the infection by C.diff are-
The symptoms seen in patients with this infection are -
It is used when a who is treated for antibiotic-associated diarrhea or colitis relapses and symptoms reoccur. C. difficile testing is advised to ensure the presence of the toxin.
This test is advised for a person who has mild, moderate, or severe diarrhea for several days without any explanation—often seen in patients who have been on antibiotic therapy recently.
Sample can be collected by any method-
|Test Type||Clostridium Difficile Detection PCR|
Clostridium Difficle Detection PCR Test (Gastroenterology)
Within 24 hours*
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