Is tigecycline a suitable option for Clostridium difficile infection? Evidence from the literature.

@article{Bella2015IsTA,
  title={Is tigecycline a suitable option for Clostridium difficile infection? Evidence from the literature.},
  author={Stefano Di Bella and Carla Nisii and Nicola Petrosillo},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={8-12}
}
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has become the most frequent cause of nosocomial infectious diarrhoea in developed countries, causing an increase in mortality, recurrences or treatment failure. In the search for new and more effective drugs, researchers recently turned their attention to tigecycline, a broad-spectrum antibiotic of the glycylglycine class available as an intravenous formulation for human use, which has also shown in vitro activity against C. difficile. We performed a… CONTINUE READING
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