Peer Reviewed

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Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2016

Keywords

Clostridium Difficile, Treatment, Adherence, Faecal Microbiota Transplantation

Abstract

Adherence to Clostridium difficile infection treatment guidelines is associated with lower recurrence rates and mortality as well as cost savings. Our survey of Irish clinicians indicates that patients are managed using a variety of approaches. FMT is potentially underutilised despite its recommendation in national and European guidelines.

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences

Citation

Prior AR, Kevans D, McDowell L, Cudmore S, Fitzpatrick F. Treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a national survey of clinician recommendations and the use of faecal microbiota transplantation. Journal of Hospital Infection. In Press, Accepted Manuscript. Available online 14 October 2016

DOI Link

10.1016/j.jhin.2016.10.004

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