Severe C. difficile Infection in Colon Triggers aHUS in Young Woman

Severe C. difficile Infection in Colon Triggers aHUS in Young Woman

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Severe C. difficile Infection in Colon Triggers aHUS in Young Woman

Severe colon infection caused by the bacteria Clostridioides difficile triggered a rare case of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) in a healthy young woman, a case study reported. She responded quickly to treatment with Soliris (eculizumab), its scientists noted, leading them to suggest this bacterial infection can be a cause of primary aHUS. The case study, “Clostridioides difficile-Associated Atypical Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome Successfully Treated With Eculizumab: A Case Report and Literature Review,” was published in the…

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