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The Contagion® Gastrointestinal Infections specialty page provides gastrointestinal infection-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotic for <em>C. Difficile</em> Fails to Show Treatment Benefit Over Vancomycin
Surotomycin fails to show benefit over vancomycin for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infection in a phase 3 trial.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of September 24, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Paying for <em>C. difficile</em>—Are We Losing Sight of the Wider Scope of Infection Control?
Navigating the difficult road of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) surveillance, reporting, and reimbursement.
2016 Norovirus Outbreak in Spain Linked with Bottled Water
CDC investigators link large norovirus outbreak in Catalonia, Spain with office water coolers.
Hookworm Returns to the United States—Did It Ever Really Leave?
Despite thoughts that hookworm had been eradicated from the United States, a new study finds the parasite in Lowndes County, Alabama, begging the question—was it ever really gone?
Multistate <i>Campylobacter</i> Outbreak Linked to Puppies Sold by Petland
Puppies sold by national pet store chain have been identified as the potential source of an ongoing multistate Campylobacter outbreak.
Norovirus Detection Strategies: Evaluating a New Environmental Swabbing Technique
Gastroenteritis outbreak response requires effective environmental sampling and, here, we break down a seemingly promising new strategy.
CDC Urges Individuals to
The CDC has launched an educational initiative called “Get Ahead of Sepsis,” which underscores the early recognition and timely treatment of sepsis.
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