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.
nSure detects blood only originating from the lower gastrointestinal tract, where colon cancer develops, allowing an increase in accurate test results.
Salix's next product candidate is rifaximin, currently in development for the potential treatment of infections of the lower gastrointestinal tract.
Salix's next product candidate is rifaximin currently in development for the potential treatment of infections of the lower gastrointestinal tract.
Salix's next product candidate is LUMENAX(TM) (rifaximin), currently in development for the potential treatment of infections of the lower gastrointestinal tract.
Salix's next product candidate is LUMENAX (rifaximin), currently in development for the potential treatment of infections of the lower gastrointestinal tract.