Clostridium difficile Infection

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  • Gastric Acid Suppression Therapy Ups Risk of Recurrent C. diff Withholding proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or histamine 2 receptor blockers (H2Bs) in the setting of active or recent Clostridium difficile infection may help prevent a recurrent bout of CDI, researchers say.
  • Vancomycin Tied to Lower Mortality in Severe C difficile Thirty-day mortality risk was reduced by 20% with vancomycin as first-line therapy for severe cases of C difficile infection compared with metronidazole, according to the largest study to date.
 

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