Scientists are now pondering whether some hospital sweets, cakes and muffins should be banned for some patients in a bid to control the species’ spread.
- Liam Mannix
- The Age
“In a Western society, if you’re a bacteria that has a bit of a sweet tooth, you’re in a pretty good position,” says Dr Sam Forster, a researcher at Melbourne’s Hudson Institute of Medical Research.
Clostridium difficile is already one of the …