Clostridium difficile colitis.

@article{Efron2009ClostridiumDC,
  title={Clostridium difficile colitis.},
  author={Philip A Efron and John E. Mazuski},
  journal={The Surgical clinics of North America},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={483-500, x}
}
Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of infectious diarrhea in hospitalized patients. Its effects are mediated by C difficile toxins A and B. Recent outbreaks of severe colitis have been associated with a new strain of the bacterium that produces large amounts of the toxins. Although oral metronidazole and oral vancomycin can be used to treat C difficile-associated disease, intraluminal vancomycin is preferable for more severe C difficile colitis. Early surgical intervention can… CONTINUE READING

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Although oral metronidazole and oral vancomycin can be used to treat C difficile - associated disease , intraluminal vancomycin is preferable for more severe C difficile colitis .
Although oral metronidazole and oral vancomycin can be used to treat C difficile - associated disease , intraluminal vancomycin is preferable for more severe C difficile colitis .
Although oral metronidazole and oral vancomycin can be used to treat C difficile - associated disease , intraluminal vancomycin is preferable for more severe C difficile colitis .
Although oral metronidazole and oral vancomycin can be used to treat C difficile - associated disease , intraluminal vancomycin is preferable for more severe C difficile colitis .
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