Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infections

@article{Surawicz2013GuidelinesFD,
  title={Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infections},
  author={C. Surawicz and L. Brandt and D. Binion and A. Ananthakrishnan and S. Curry and P. Gilligan and L. Mcfarland and M. Mellow and B. Zuckerbraun},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={108},
  pages={478-498}
}
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is a leading cause of hospital-associated gastrointestinal illness and places a high burden on our health-care system. Patients with CDI typically have extended lengths-of-stay in hospitals, and CDI is a frequent cause of large hospital outbreaks of disease. This guideline provides recommendations for the diagnosis and management of patients with CDI as well as for the prevention and control of outbreaks while supplementing previously published guidelines… Expand

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