Diagnosis & Disease Information

Community health nursing

Primarily working in clinics that serve low-income and homeless demographics, as well as the underinsured and uninsured, community health nurses (CHNs) play integral roles in caring for vulnerable populations.

FDA approves new test for intestinal superbug

A new test is available that can rapidly detect Clostridium difficile and the presence of toxin B gene, a strain of bacteria that causes diarrhea, colitis and in some cases, severe intestinal conditions that can result in death.

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