Current and future treatment modalities for Clostridium difficile-associated disease.

  • Jennifer L Halsey
  • Published 2008 in
    American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP…

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PURPOSE Current and future treatment modalities for Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) are reviewed. SUMMARY C. difficile, an anaerobic, spore-forming, gram-positive [corrected] rod, is the enteric pathogen most frequently identified in patients with antibiotic-associated, nosocomially acquired diarrhea. Infection can lead to severe… (More)
DOI: 10.2146/ajhp070077

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@article{Halsey2008CurrentAF, title={Current and future treatment modalities for Clostridium difficile-associated disease.}, author={Jennifer L Halsey}, journal={American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists}, year={2008}, volume={65 8}, pages={705-15} }