lower gastrointestinal tract


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lower gastrointestinal tract

The anus, rectum, colon, cecum, ileum and jejunum.
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CDAD is a disease caused by an overgrowth of, and subsequent toxin production by, Clostridium difficile, a resident anaerobic spore-forming Gram-positive bacterium of the lower gastrointestinal tract.