Antibiotic treatment for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in adults.

@article{Nelson2007AntibioticTF,
  title={Antibiotic treatment for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in adults.},
  author={Richard Nelson},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={
          CD004610
        }
}
BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is recognized as a frequent cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and colitis. OBJECTIVES The aim of this review is to establish the efficacy of antibiotic therapy for C. difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD), to identify the most effective antibiotic treatment for CDAD in adults and to determine the need for stopping the causative antibiotic during therapy. SEARCH STRATEGY MEDLINE (1966 to 2006), EMBASE (1980 to 2006), Cochrane Central… CONTINUE READING
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