Toxin-binding treatment for Clostridium difficile: a review including reports of studies with tolevamer.

@article{Weiss2009ToxinbindingTF,
  title={Toxin-binding treatment for Clostridium difficile: a review including reports of studies with tolevamer.},
  author={Karl A Weiss},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={4-7}
}
Clostridium difficile represents an increasing threat to patients, mainly as a hospital-acquired infection causing antibiotic-associated colitis (AAC). The emergence of a new more virulent strain in North America and Europe has been linked to increased morbidity and mortality. For a long period of time the only available therapeutic options were oral vancomycin and metronidazole. However, both of these antibiotics have limitations either in terms of efficacy, cost, formulation, side effects or… CONTINUE READING
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