Clostridium Difficile

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Clostridium Difficile

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The terms "Clostridium Difficile" returned 1313 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

CAGS and ACS evidence based reviews in surgery. Is a diverting loop ileostomy and colonic lavage an alternative to colectomy for the treatment of severe Clostridium difficile-associated disease?
 

Author(s): Carl J Brown, Marylise Boutros, Andrew Morris, Celia M Divino,

Journal: Can J Surg. 2014 Jun;57(3):214-6.

 

The term “evidence-based medicine” was first coined by Sackett and colleagues as “the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients.”1 The key to practising evidencebased medicine is applying the ...

Last Updated: 29 May 2014

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Increased incidence of Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 in Hesse, Germany, 2011 to 2013.
 

Author(s): M Arvand, D Vollandt, G Bettge-Weller, C Harmanus, E J Kuijper,

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After the first outbreak of Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype (RT) 027 in Germany in 2007, no further outbreaks were reported until the recent re-emergence of RT 027 in Hesse, a federal state with 6 million inhabitants located in south-west Germany. We undertook a survey to determine ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2014

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Comparison of ChromID agar and Clostridium difficile selective agar for effective isolation of C. difficile from stool specimens.
 

Author(s): Bo-Moon Shin, Eun Joo Lee

Journal: Ann Lab Med. 2014 Jan;34(1):15-9.

 

ChromID Clostridium difficile agar (IDCd; bioMérieux SA, France) is a recently developed chromogenic medium for rapid and specific isolation of C. difficile. We compared the performance of IDCd with that of Clostridium difficile Selective Agar (CDSA).

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2014

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The terms "Clostridium Difficile" returned 136 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clostridium difficile and inflammatory bowel disease: role in pathogenesis and implications in treatment.
 

Author(s): Orna Nitzan, Mazen Elias, Bibiana Chazan, Raul Raz, Walid Saliba

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Nov;19(43):7577-85.

 

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is the leading cause of antibiotic associated colitis and nosocomial diarrhea. Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of developing C. difficile infection (CDI), have worse outcomes of CDI-including higher rates of ...

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2013

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The situation and management of Clostridium difficile infection in Spain: an opinion document.
 

Author(s): Emilio Bouza, Mercedes Marín, Teresa Peláez, Luis Alcalá,

Journal: Rev Esp Quimioter. 2013 Sep;26(3):261-86.

 

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2013

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Appendectomy and Clostridium difficile colitis: relationships revealed by clinical observations and immunology.
 

Author(s): Nathan L Sanders, R Randal Bollinger, Ryan Lee, Steven Thomas, William Parker

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Sep;19(34):5607-14.

 

Advances in understanding the interaction between the human immune system and the microbiome have led to an improved understanding of the function of the vermiform appendix as a safe-house for beneficial bacteria in the colon. These advances have been made despite long standing clinical ...

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2013

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Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Recurrent or Refractory Clostridium Difficile Colitis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Clostridium Difficile; Clostridium Difficile Infection

 

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2013

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Last Updated: 20 Jun 2014

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Oral Vancomycin Followed by Fecal Transplant Versus Tapering Oral Vancomycin
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection; Laboratory Confirmed Clostridium Difficile Infection

 

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2013

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