Clostridium difficile Infection
- More virulent strains of C. difficile such as ribotype 027 are associated with severe clinical infection.
- CDI in IBD patients should be treated with vancomycin.
- CDI is often associated with an exaggerated leukocytosis.
- Fecal transplant is effective therapy for recurrent CDI.
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Last updated: January 26, 2022
Paquette, Ian M, and David B Stewart. "Clostridium Difficile Infection." ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2022. ASCRS U, www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285048/all/Clostridium_difficile_Infection.
Paquette IM, Stewart DB. Clostridium difficile Infection. ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2022. https://www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285048/all/Clostridium_difficile_Infection. Accessed December 9, 2023.
Paquette, I. M., & Stewart, D. B. (2022). Clostridium difficile Infection. In ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery https://www.ascrsu.com/ascrs/view/ASCRS-Textbook-of-Colon-and-Rectal-Surgery/2285048/all/Clostridium_difficile_Infection
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