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C. diff. Spores and More

By Nancy C. Caralla

“C. diff. Spores and More” is an educational program providing you with up-to-date information pertaining to C. diff. and Healthcare-Associated infections. Raising awareness through education and advocacy saves lives worldwide. Topics are of C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, and environmental safety products along with Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) awareness and more. Our guests are topic experts discussing Antibiotic Resistance, Research and Development, Clinical trials, Nutrition Counseling, Microbiome, Mental health, C. diff. survivors, and so much more. Please join us every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

  1. 1.
    Topline Data on SER-109 Efficacy and Safety From the ECOSPOR III Trial09/22/2020
    55:05
  2. 2.
    Encore: Pharmacist Role in C. diff. Stewardship09/15/2020
    53:13
  3. 3.
    Pharmacist Role in C. diff. Stewardship09/08/2020
    53:13
  4. 4.
    Encore: The Microbiome, C. Diff, and Clinical Trials During COVID-1909/01/2020
    55:28
  5. 5.
    The Microbiome, C. Diff, and Clinical Trials During COVID-1908/25/2020
    55:28
  6. 6.
    Topline Data on SER-109 Efficacy and Safety From the ECOSPOR III Trial08/18/2020
    55:05
  7. 7.
    Encore: Ways To Move Forward Past the Long-Term Illnesses and Negatives08/11/2020
    56:09
  8. 8.
    Why Bacterial Consortia May Stop C. diff. Recurrences08/04/2020
    55:54
  1. 9.
    Encore: C. diff. Infection; Transitioning Home From a Hospital Stay07/28/2020
    50:33
  2. 10.
    C. diff. Infection; Transitioning Home From a Hospital Stay07/21/2020
    50:33
  3. 11.
    C. diff. Clostridioides difficile Introduction, Prevention, Treatments, Clinical Trials07/14/2020
    55:36
  4. 12.
    Researching Bugs As Drugs To Fight C.diff07/07/2020
    56:43
  5. 13.
    C. diff. Infection and COVID-19; What Is Known Today and More06/30/2020
    54:43
  6. 14.
    C. diff. Infection and COVID-19; What Is Known Today and More06/23/2020
    54:43
  7. 15.
    Dry Hydrogen Peroxide Technology Offers Continuous Environmental Cleaning Part II06/16/2020
    55:56
  8. 16.
    Dry Hydrogen Peroxide Technology Offers Continuous Environmental Cleaning06/09/2020
    54:53
  9. 17.
    Ways To Move Forward Past the Long-Term Illnesses and Negatives06/02/2020
    56:09
  10. 18.
    C. diff. Infection; A Survivors Perspective Introduced by Teena Chopra, MD, MPH05/26/2020
    55:04
  11. 19.
    Special Encore "A New Parenteral Treatment for a Severe C. difficile Infection."05/19/2020
    50:49
  12. 20.
    "A New Parenteral Treatment for a Severe C. difficile Infection."05/12/2020
    50:49
  13. 21.
    Coronavirus COVID-19; A Time To Review the Basics Through Prevention, Symptoms,& H/C Focus Part II05/05/2020
    54:47
  14. 22.
    Coronavirus COVID-19; A Time To Review the Basics Through Prevention, Symptoms, & H/C Focus Part I04/28/2020
    55:50
  15. 23.
    Special Encore UVC Device: Reaching the Correct Dosage Targeting HAI's04/21/2020
    56:18
  16. 24.
    UVC Device: Reaching the Correct Dosage Targeting HAI's04/14/2020
    56:18
  17. 25.
    Coronavirus (COVID-19) and C.diff.; Contrast and Compare04/07/2020
    56:37
  18. 26.
    Encore: Managing C. difficile from Hospital to Home03/31/2020
    51:21
  19. 27.
    Special Encore: Microbiome Science, Hype, and the Future of Bugs As Drugs03/24/2020
    54:49
  20. 28.
    Microbiome Science, Hype, and the Future of Bugs As Drugs03/17/2020
    54:49
  21. 29.
    The Multifaceted C Diff Foundation03/10/2020
    51:51
  22. 30.
    Ways To Move Forward Past the Long-Term Illnesses and Negatives03/03/2020
    56:09
  23. 31.
    Non-Toxigenic C.difficile NTCD-M3 For CDI Prevention and Treatment02/25/2020
    54:10
  24. 32.
    Managing C. difficile from Hospital to Home02/18/2020
    51:21
  25. 33.
    Encore: Positive Changes Can Affect How You Feel02/11/2020
    49:51
  26. 34.
    Encore: Ways To Prevent the Flu Virus In All Settings02/04/2020
    55:12
  27. 35.
    Sequencing the Gut Flora Before C. diff. (C. difficile) Therapy01/28/2020
    56:12
  28. 36.
    Positive Changes Can Affect How You Feel01/21/2020
    49:51
  29. 37.
    Ways To Prevent the Flu Virus In All Settings01/14/2020
    55:12
  30. 38.
    Special Encore: C Diff Foundation Turns Up the Volume with C.diff. Survivors01/07/2020
    54:11
  31. 39.
    Encore Innovation in C. difficile Prevention12/31/2019
    53:42
  32. 40.
    Encore New AR Numbers, CDC Decodes What That Means for C. diff.12/24/2019
    52:25
  33. 41.
    Encore Overuse of Antibiotics and their Effects12/17/2019
    55:54
  34. 42.
    C Diff Foundation Turns Up the Volume with C.diff. Survivors12/10/2019
    54:11
  35. 43.
    C. diff. Treatment Option; Oral Vancomycin Solution12/03/2019
    54:15
  36. 44.
    Antimicrobial Resistance; Why Is AMR Important?11/26/2019
    53:30
  37. 45.
    New AR Numbers, CDC Decodes What That Means for C. diff.11/19/2019
    52:25
  38. 46.
    Encore: CDC Physicians discuss current issues and potential solutions focused on C diff Infections and antibiotic use11/12/2019
    52:21
  39. 47.
    Encore: Innovation in C. difficile Prevention11/05/2019
    53:42
  40. 48.
    Innovation in C. difficile Prevention10/22/2019
    53:42
  41. 49.
    C. diff and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: From Bad to Worse10/15/2019
    51:14
  42. 50.
    Overuse of Antibiotics and their Effects10/08/2019
    55:54
  43. 51.
    C. difficile Antibiotics and Investigational Treatments10/01/2019
    51:16
  44. 52.
    Disinfection Solutions from Community to Hospital and Beyond09/24/2019
    52:57
  45. 53.
    The Dangers Lurking on Soft Surfaces and Solutions to Combat Them09/17/2019
    54:49
  46. 54.
    Tools To Better Cope With Stress09/10/2019
    53:01
  47. 55.
    Encore: C.difficile Prevention, Treatments and Probiotics09/03/2019
    53:00
  48. 56.
    Defined Bacterial Consortia for Prevention of CDI Recurrence08/27/2019
    53:29
  49. 57.
    C.difficile Prevention, Treatments and Probiotics08/20/2019
    53:00
  50. 58.
    Encore: Researching Bugs As Drugs To Fight C.diff08/13/2019
    56:43
  51. 59.
    Researching Bugs As Drugs To Fight C.diff08/06/2019
    56:43
  52. 60.
    Encore: The Challenges of the New CMS Rules for Long Term Care07/30/2019
    51:39
  53. 61.
    The Challenges of the New CMS Rules for Long Term Care07/23/2019
    51:39
  54. 62.
    Clinical Trial Awareness;Treating and Preventing C.diff Infection07/16/2019
    56:55
  55. 63.
    Clinical Trial Awareness;Treating and Preventing C.diff Infection07/09/2019
    56:55
  56. 64.
    C. difficile In the IBD Patient Population07/02/2019
    55:21
  57. 65.
    Encore: C.difficile Diagnosis06/18/2019
    55:33
  58. 66.
    Positive Healthy Habits06/11/2019
    52:39
  59. 67.
    The Confident Patient06/04/2019
    48:07
  60. 68.
    Accurate diagnosis of C. difficile05/28/2019
    53:25
  61. 69.
    Contaminated Cell Phones and Tablets in Healthcare05/21/2019
    51:13
  62. 70.
    Encore: Power of Positive; C.diff. Patients and Family Moving Forward05/14/2019
    53:39
  63. 71.
    Reducing Surgical Site Infection Risk:05/07/2019
    57:15
  64. 72.
    How To Be Part of the Disinfection Solution At Every Level04/30/2019
    54:35
  65. 73.
    Power of Positive; C.diff. Patients and Family Moving Forward04/23/2019
    53:39
  66. 74.
    Footwear Sanitizing Station: New Technology Kills Pathogens04/16/2019
    54:25
  67. 75.
    Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference04/09/2019
    51:21
  68. 76.
    Moving Forward Personal Growth03/26/2019
    52:52
  69. 77.
    C.difficile Diagnosis03/19/2019
    55:33
  70. 78.
    A Novel Approach to C.diff. Infections03/12/2019
    52:39
  71. 79.
    Encore: Role Of Diagnostics In Supporting Antibiotic Stewardship Goals03/05/2019
    53:49
  72. 80.
    The Leapfrog Group: What You Need to Know About Patient Safety02/26/2019
    55:28
  73. 81.
    Use of Visible Light for Continuous Environmental Disinfection02/19/2019
    57:39
  74. 82.
    Role Of Diagnostics In Supporting Antibiotic Stewardship Goals02/12/2019
    53:49
  75. 83.
    Nasal Decolonization and Reducing Patient Infection Risk02/05/2019
    55:35
  76. 84.
    Short Term and Long-term Goals;Taking Steps In the Right Direction01/29/2019
    56:09
  77. 85.
    Clinical Trial Awareness;Treating and Preventing C.diff Infection01/22/2019
    56:55
  78. 86.
    Managing C. difficile infection at the point of discharge01/15/2019
    53:29
  79. 87.
    Rebiotix: Patients, Clinical Trials and Drug Development12/18/2018
    50:42
  80. 88.
    Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference12/11/2018
    51:21
  81. 89.
    Seasonal Affective Disorder-SAD,Break the Seasonal Depression12/04/2018
    55:17
  82. 90.
    Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship11/27/2018
    54:53
  83. 91.
    FIRVANQ 'TM' Newly Approved Vancomycin Oral Solution11/20/2018
    56:08
  84. 92.
    Using antibiotics wisely, How YOU can help in the fight against antibiotic resistance11/13/2018
    57:40
  85. 93.
    Introduction and Progress of Healthcare Associated Infections11/06/2018
    50:20
  86. 94.
    Contaminated Soft Surfaces and Hospital Infection Risk10/23/2018
    52:56
  87. 95.
    Encore: Clinical Trial Awareness;Treating and Preventing C.diff Infection10/16/2018
    56:55
  88. 96.
    Encore: Importance Of Partnership Between Laboratories and Clinical Staff For Accurate Diagnosis Of A C. diff. Infection10/09/2018
    43:06
  89. 97.
    Encore: Importance Of Partnership Between Laboratories and Clinical Staff For Accurate Diagnosis Of A C. diff. Infection10/09/2018
    43:06
  90. 98.
    The Risk Of Contaminated Cell Phones and Tablets In Healthcare10/02/2018
    52:59
  91. 99.
    Contaminated Operating Room Air and Surgical Infection Risk09/25/2018
    48:45
  92. 100.
    Real-time, Measurable Technology Helps to Reduce HAIs09/18/2018
    54:09
  93. 101.
    Encore: HealthcareAcquired Infections;How Hospital Bedding Is Involved II09/11/2018
    56:54
  94. 102.
    Clinical Trial Awareness;Treating and Preventing C.diff Infection09/04/2018
    56:55
  95. 103.
    Encore: Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship08/28/2018
    54:53
  96. 104.
    Encore: Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship08/28/2018
    54:53
  97. 105.
    Encore: The Key to Preventing C. difficile08/21/2018
    54:46
  98. 106.
    The Key to Preventing C. difficile08/14/2018
    54:46
  99. 107.
    Seasonal Affective Disorder-SAD,Break the Seasonal Depression08/07/2018
    55:17
  100. 108.
    Encore: Non-Toxigenic Clostridium difficile 'NTCD-M3' For the Prevention and Treatment of C. difficile Infection -CDI07/31/2018
    56:14
  101. 109.
    Vancomycin As the Preferred Treatment for a C.difficile Infection07/17/2018
    51:14
  102. 110.
    A 'Chemical-free' Way to Kill C.diff. Using Electrochemistry07/10/2018
    53:10
  103. 111.
    CMS2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System -IPPS- Proposed Rule07/03/2018
    56:45
  104. 112.
    C.diff. Infection Data; DDW 2018 and Current Clinical Trials06/26/2018
    55:48
  105. 113.
    Encore: The Multifaceted C Diff Foundation06/19/2018
    51:51
  106. 114.
    Victim or Circumstances or Victor; Ancor and Launch Pad06/12/2018
    55:28
  107. 115.
    C diff Hunger and How to Prevent It06/05/2018
    54:45
  108. 116.
    Game of Stools: Improving C diff Training With a Board Game05/29/2018
    52:57
  109. 117.
    Synthetic Biologics-Protecting and Preserving the Gut Microbiome05/15/2018
    55:45
  110. 118.
    Encore: Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship05/08/2018
    54:53
  111. 119.
    Healthy Eating Habits In Sickness and In Health05/01/2018
    56:26
  112. 120.
    Encore: Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference04/24/2018
    51:21
  113. 121.
    Pacifying the Pathogen...If Plants Can Do It, So Can We!04/17/2018
    55:54
  114. 122.
    HealthcareAcquired Infections;How Hospital Bedding Is Involved II04/10/2018
    56:54
  115. 123.
    Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship04/03/2018
    54:53
  116. 124.
    Encore: The Multifaceted C Diff Foundation03/27/2018
    51:51
  117. 125.
    Encore: The Multifaceted C Diff Foundation03/20/2018
    51:51
  118. 126.
    Rebiotix: Patients, Clinical Trials and Drug Development03/13/2018
    50:42
  119. 127.
    Encore: FIRVANQ 'TM' Newly Approved Vancomycin Oral Solution03/06/2018
    56:08
  120. 128.
    FIRVANQ 'TM' Newly Approved Vancomycin Oral Solution02/27/2018
    56:08
  121. 129.
    The Multifaceted C Diff Foundation02/20/2018
    51:51
  122. 130.
    Encore: C.diff. Hunger; Maintaing Proper Nutrition02/13/2018
    56:41
  123. 131.
    Dry Hydrogen Peroxide;Continuous Environmental Disinfection02/06/2018
    45:55
  124. 132.
    C. difficile Infections and Hospital Admissions01/30/2018
    52:09
  125. 133.
    Encore: C.diff. Survivors: A Road To Recovery01/23/2018
    53:33
  126. 134.
    Encore: Introduction and Progress of Healthcare Associated Infections01/16/2018
    50:20
  127. 135.
    Introduction and Progress of Healthcare Associated Infections01/09/2018
    50:20
  128. 136.
    Encore: Research Update From Summit Therapeutics on Ridinilazole01/02/2018
    48:03
  129. 137.
    Encore: Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference12/19/2017
    51:21
  130. 138.
    Encore: Healthcare Acquired Infections and How Hospital Bedding Is Involved12/12/2017
    55:44
  131. 139.
    Encore: The Latest Developments in C. diff Research and Treatment.12/05/2017
    52:38
  132. 140.
    Encore: C.diff. Survivors: A Road To Recovery11/28/2017
    53:33
  133. 141.
    Encore: C. difficile Prevention: Evaluating the Role of Vaccines11/26/2017
    53:02
  134. 142.
    Encore: Taking Aim At Superbugs11/21/2017
    54:30
  135. 143.
    Encore: A Prescription for Over-Prescribing: The Key to Fighting Antibiotic Resistance11/14/2017
    50:45
  136. 144.
    Encore: Role of the Microbiome in Reducing Risk of C diff Recurrence11/07/2017
    54:18
  137. 145.
    Research Update From Summit Therapeutics on Ridinilazole10/31/2017
    48:03
  138. 146.
    Role of the Microbiome in Reducing Risk of C diff Recurrence10/24/2017
    54:18
  139. 147.
    The Impact Of Contaminated Air To Patient Outcomes.10/17/2017
    56:24
  140. 148.
    Encore: C. difficile Prevention: Evaluating the Role of Vaccines10/10/2017
    53:02
  141. 149.
    C. difficile Prevention: Evaluating the Role of Vaccines10/03/2017
    53:02
  142. 150.
    Encore: Sepsis; Number One Preventable Cause of Death Worldwide09/26/2017
    53:59
  143. 151.
    C.diff. Hunger; Maintaing Proper Nutrition09/19/2017
    56:41
  144. 152.
    Encore: Managing C. difficile and other germs in Schools09/12/2017
    54:04
  145. 153.
    Managing C. difficile and other germs in Schools09/05/2017
    54:04
  146. 154.
    Contaminated Handheld Mobile Devices in Infection Transmission08/22/2017
    52:43
  147. 155.
    Encore: Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference08/15/2017
    51:21
  148. 156.
    The Latest Developments in C. diff Research and Treatment.08/08/2017
    52:38
  149. 157.
    Healthcare Acquired Infections and How Hospital Bedding Is Involved08/01/2017
    55:44
  150. 158.
    The Human Microbiome; How It Works, How It Affects Your Health, Your Immune System and Why It Is Important To Protect It07/25/2017
    51:19
  151. 159.
    Preventing Cross Contamination In a Healthcare Environment07/18/2017
    58:08
  152. 160.
    Encore: C. diff. Vaccine Update; Sanofi Pasteur's Cdiffense07/11/2017
    45:58
  153. 161.
    Encore: Synthetic Biologics - Protecting the Gut Microbiome: A Paradigm Shift in Managing GI Disorders07/04/2017
    54:43
  154. 162.
    Encore: Infection Prevention 'A Comprehensive Solution Approach'06/27/2017
    54:40
  155. 163.
    Importance Of Self Care For the Caregiver06/20/2017
    54:10
  156. 164.
    Encore: The Role of the Microbiome in Health and Disease: The Basics06/13/2017
    58:47
  157. 165.
    Misdiagnosed Sepsis Now a Global health Priority for World Health Organization -WHO06/06/2017
    53:45
  158. 166.
    Encore: Inflammatory Bowel Disease IBD and C. difficile Infection -CDI05/30/2017
    57:58
  159. 167.
    C.diff. Survivors: A Road To Recovery05/23/2017
    53:33
  160. 168.
    Synthetic Biologics - Protecting the Gut Microbiome: A Paradigm Shift in Managing GI Disorders05/16/2017
    54:43
  161. 169.
    Infection Prevention 'A Comprehensive Solution Approach'05/09/2017
    54:40
  162. 170.
    Encore: Encore: What you need to know about C. diff. and high touch surfaces05/02/2017
    54:03
  163. 171.
    Elder Care and Challenges Encountered In a Skilled Nursing Setting04/25/2017
    54:02
  164. 172.
    Encore: Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference04/18/2017
    51:21
  165. 173.
    Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference04/11/2017
    51:21
  166. 174.
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease IBD and C. difficile Infection -CDI04/04/2017
    57:58
  167. 175.
    Empowering Patients to Become Effective Self-Advocates03/28/2017
    56:53
  168. 176.
    Encore: Home Environment; Maintaining Infection Control at Home While Treating a C. diff. Infection03/21/2017
    54:00
  169. 177.
    Encore: C. diff. Prevention; Sanofi Pasteur's Cdiffense -TM03/14/2017
    44:55
  170. 178.
    Encore: Home Environment; Maintaining Infection Control at Home While Treating a C. diff. Infection03/07/2017
    54:00
  171. 179.
    Caregiving for Your Loved Ones As You Care For Yourself02/28/2017
    56:53
  172. 180.
    Home Care Nursing and Infection Prevention02/21/2017
    56:30
  173. 181.
    Encore: Non-Toxigenic Clostridium difficile 'NTCD-M3' For the Prevention and Treatment of C. difficile Infection -CDI02/14/2017
    56:14
  174. 182.
    Non-Toxigenic Clostridium difficile 'NTCD-M3' For the Prevention and Treatment of C. difficile Infection -CDI02/07/2017
    56:14
  175. 183.
    Encore: UV Intervention Addressing C. difficile and Other Pathogens01/31/2017
    53:31
  176. 184.
    Bridging Collaboration Between Patients and Healthcare Providers to Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections -HAI's01/24/2017
    57:19
  177. 185.
    A Prescription for Over-Prescribing: The Key to Fighting Antibiotic Resistance01/17/2017
    50:45
  178. 186.
    UV Intervention Addressing C. difficile and Other Pathogens08/23/2016
    53:31
  179. 187.
    Encore: Using antibiotics wisely, How YOU can help in the fight against antibiotic resistance07/26/2016
    57:40
  180. 188.
    The Role of the Microbiome in Health and Disease: The Basics07/19/2016
    58:47
  181. 189.
    Encore: Summit Therapeutics: Ridinilazole, A Microbiome Preserving Antibiotic For The Treatment Of a C. difficile Infection07/12/2016
    51:43
  182. 190.
    Summit Therapeutics: Ridinilazole, A Microbiome Preserving Antibiotic For The Treatment Of a C. difficile Infection07/05/2016
    51:43
  183. 191.
    Synthetic Biologics: Protecting the Gut Microbiome and Maintaining Human Health06/28/2016
    45:44
  184. 192.
    Importance Of Partnership Between Laboratories and Clinical Staff For Accurate Diagnosis Of A C. diff. Infection06/21/2016
    43:06
  185. 193.
    Encore: What you need to know about C. diff. and high touch surfaces06/14/2016
    54:03
  186. 194.
    EuroBiotix CIC - supporting clinicians within the UK deliver Faecal Microbiota Transplantation to patients with recurrent C.difficile infection.06/07/2016
    51:28
  187. 195.
    Rebiotix: The Leader in Unlocking the Benefits of Microbiota Restoration Therapy05/31/2016
    56:29
  188. 196.
    An Oral Vaccine for C. difficile Infection05/24/2016
    52:39
  189. 197.
    Xenex Germ Zapping Robots, UV Disinfection Services05/17/2016
    52:34
  190. 198.
    Encore: Preventing C.difficile and CRE Across the Healthcare Delivery System: A Patient Safety Perspective05/10/2016
    53:04
  191. 199.
    Understanding IBS05/03/2016
    55:58
  192. 200.
    Sepsis Knows No Boundries: It Can Happen To Anyone04/26/2016
    58:11

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