Patient Resources

Non-Profits & Support Groups

C Diff Foundation

The C Diff Foundation raises awareness of Clostridium difficile infection through advocacy and education in prevention, treatments, and environmental safety worldwide. The information is targeted and tailored to healthcare professionals, communities, healthcare centers, patients, families and offers continued support toll-free: 1-844-FOR-CDIF (1-844-367-2343).

The Peggy Lillis Memorial Foundation

With 300 Americans dying every day from this preventable disease, The Peggy Lillis Memorial Foundation is building a movement of people across the country to raise awareness and advocate for proven healthcare and policy solutions.

C Diff Survivors Alliance Network

The C Diff Survivors Alliance Network, an affiliate of the C Diff Foundation,  is dedicated for providing healing support for individuals coping with both physical and mental pain, the complex treatments, psychosocial losses and alterations, and the excruciating grief with complex emotions that accompany the loss of a loved one.

The Power of Poop

The Power of Poop is a patient information resource dedicated to promoting safe accessible Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) and to raising awareness of the role of the human microbiome in digestive illness.

The Fecal Transplant Foundation

The mission of The Fecal Transplant Foundation is to provide support to those seeking Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT), gather and provide current information about FMT, facilitate communication between patients and providers, offset patient and stool donor costs, provide links to other resources, support clinical research about applications for FMT, support increased government and private funding for further research, provide information about current regulation, support insurance coverage for FMT, and raise awareness about FMT.

Clostridium difficile Support Group –

The bulletin board is an old and very popular site where people talk specifically about C. diff. This is a moderator run site.

U.S. Government

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Home page for consumers, clinicians, facilities and state health departments on Clostridium difficile.
FAQs About Clostridium difficile (PDF 177 KB) is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH site provides information on diagnosis, prevention, screening, alternative therapies, links to patient resources and more on C. diff.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (U.S. HHS)

Effectiveness of Early Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (Currently being updated)