Search Tag: CDI

Executive Health Management

C. Diff Infection Needs Concerted Action

2015 19 Nov

According to an article published in Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, the appropriate use of antibiotics is critical for controlling the ongoing epidemic of healthcare related Clostridium difficile infection. There is an urgent need to take steps for the reduction of the growing burden of C.Diff infections (CDI). C.diff is known to cause serious... Read more

ICU Management

Frozen Capsulised Faecal Material Treats CDI

2014 11 Oct

Recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) may be treated with oral administration of frozen encapsulated faecal material from healthy donors, according to results of a preliminary study published in JAMA. The treatment resulted in an overall 90 percent rate of clinical resolution of diarrhoea. The Clostridium difficult (C-diff) bacterium is one... Read more

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