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Clostridium Difficile

Find out more about Clostridium Difficile, it’s sources, symptoms, treatment and how long you are likely to suffer with this Holiday Food Poisoning

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To make a Holiday Food Poisoning claim, get in touch with our No Win No Fee Solicitors on freephone 0800 652 0586 or click the “Free Enquiry” button for an immediate call back.

No Win No Fee Solicitor will speak to you immediately, take the necessary information and tell you there and then whether your No Win No Fee claim is likely to be successful.

No Win No Fee Holiday Food Poisoning Claim

100% of our Holiday Food Poisoning Claims are made on a No Win No Fee basis which means that you do not have to worry about any financial risk at all as if your claim is unsuccessful it will not cost you anything. We have won significant compensation for clients who have suffered from Holiday Food Poisoning in the UK and abroad.

Sources of Clostridium Difficile

Belonging to the Clostridia group, this rod shaped anaerobic bacterium forms spores and endotoxins when food is not cooked properly or to a sufficient temperature. Clostridium Difficile is mainly found in:

  • Animal intestines
  • Casseroles containing root vegetables
  • Dry food
  • Dust
  • Flies
  • Human intestines
  • Soil
  • Raw meat
  • Raw poultry

 

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Symptoms of Clostridium Difficile

  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Stomach cramps
  • Vomiting

 Time Frame for Symptoms to Develop

Symptoms of Clostridium Difficile Holiday Food Poisoning typically develop within 12-18 hours of being infected but the symptoms can last for months and even be fatal in vulnerable groups of people which include:

  • People who were ill already
  • People who are still recovering from an illness or bug,
  • Elderly people
  • Pregnant women
  • Young children
  • Babies

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Treatment for Symptoms of Clostridium Difficile

An urgent visit to your GP and/or Hospital is crucial as this illness can’t be treated with antibiotics as they can make it worse.

Further guidance can be found on the NHS website.

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Expertise and Understanding from Carter & Carter Solicitors

We are able to give you immediate legal representation, rehabilitation and treatment no matter where you are in England, Scotland or Wales. We also provide urgent:

  • Home visits
  • Hospital visits for those who are unable to meet us at home
  • Face to face meeting at one of our private meeting rooms based in most UK cities including Bath, Birmingham, Bolton, Brighton, Bristol, Bury, Cambridge, Canterbury, Cardiff, Carlisle, Chester, Durham, Edinburgh, Gloucester, Halifax, Hereford, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Oxford, Preston, Sheffield, Sunderland, Truro and Wolverhampton.

Chat to our No Win No Fee Solicitors on freephone number 0800 652 0586

If you think that you have a Holiday Food Poisoning claim, would like to have a chat about a potential claim or require further information, contact us now.

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