Treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a national survey of clinician recommendations and the use of faecal microbiota transplantation.

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Treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a national survey of clinician recommendations and the use of faecal microbiota transplantation.

J Hosp Infect. 2017 Apr;95(4):438-441

Authors: Prior AR, Kevans D, McDowell L, Cudmore S, Fitzpatrick F

Abstract
Adherence to Clostridium difficile infection treatment guidelines is associated with lower recurrence rates and mortality as well as cost savings. This survey of Irish clinicians indicates that patients are managed using a variety of approaches. Faecal microbiota transplantation is potentially underused despite its recommendation in national and European guidelines.

PMID: 28029471 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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