The role of immunoglobulin for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a systematic review.


Clostridium difficile is the most common infectious cause of nosocomial healthcare-associated diarrhea. The increasing prevalence of C difficile, spread in the community, virulence and frequent relapse has created an urgent need to identify new effective treatments for C. difficile infection. Among these, intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is used for cases… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2008.11.012