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C. difficile vaccine proves safe, 100 percent effective in animal models.


An experimental vaccine protected 100 percent of animal models against the highly infectious and virulent bacterium, Clostridium difficile, which causes an intestinal disease that kills approximately 30,000 Americans annually. The research is published ahead of print in Infection and Immunity. In the study, the vaccine protected the mice and non-human primates against the purified toxins produced by C. difficile, as

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