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"Did a Sugar Called Trehalose Contribute to the Clostridium difficile Epidemic?" JAMA. 2018;319(14):
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Bacteria can have a ‘sweet tooth,’ too

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Clostridium difficile infections have always been a problem in hospitals, but during the last 15 years they have become the most common cause of hospital-acquired infections in developed countries.

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2019 Award

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Dr. Robert Britton has been selected as a recipient of the 2019 Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research Award.

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