Clostridioides difficile infection: a comprehensive review for primary providers

Pedro Cortés, Yan Bi, Fernando Stancampiano, Jose R. Valery, Jane H. Cooper, Dana M. Harris

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Abstract

Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is an issue of great concern due to its rising incidence, recurrence, morbidity and impact on healthcare spending. Treatment guidelines have changed in the last few years, and new therapies are being considered. This is a practical review for the primary care practitioner of the latest guidelines for CDI diagnosis, treatment, and emerging therapies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)262-269
Number of pages8
JournalRomanian Journal of Internal Medicine
Volume59
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2021

Keywords

  • Clostridioides difficile
  • eradication
  • fecal microbiota transplantation
  • recurrent infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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