[Risk factor for antibiotic-associated diarrhea. A review of the literature].

@article{McFarland1998RiskFF,
  title={[Risk factor for antibiotic-associated diarrhea. A review of the literature].},
  author={Lynne Vernice McFarland},
  journal={Annales de medecine interne},
  year={1998},
  volume={149 5},
  pages={261-6}
}
Antibiotic associated diarrhea (AAD) is a common adverse reaction to most types of antibiotics with frequencies ranging from 5-39%, depending upon the specific type of antibiotic and the presence of other risk factors. The pathogenesis of antibiotic associated diarrhea is mediated through the disruption of the normal flora and overgrowth of pathogens or… CONTINUE READING