Posts Tagged ‘C diff’

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November 17th, 2008

Promising C diff Rx, and Google as Surveillance Tool

A few items from recent ID/HIV news: Bad enough when it happens once, relapsing C diff is one of the modern plagues for which our bag of tricks sometimes comes up woefully short.  (Anything that tests stool transplants as a therapy is pretty desperate.)  Here was some bright news on the treatment front, however:  an experimental […]


September 18th, 2008

C. diff: The cure for antibiotic abuse

Even with market doom-and-gloom dominating the news, there’s a good article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal on Clostridium difficile (C. diff).  It gives an accurate summary (in lay language) of the problem, several pertinent clinical anecdotes, and quotations from national experts. But this part in particular caught my eye: She says that among other measures, the hospital has […]


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