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Name: Joyce Miller
Date registered: April 3, 2012
URL: http://www.aahs.org

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Clostridum difficile disease: diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment update

by jmiller on May 16, 2017

“New and emerging strategies for C difficile, infection treatment include monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, probiotics, biotherapeutics, and new antibiotics.  A successful C difficile prevention and eradication program requires a multidisciplinary approach that includes early disease re4cognition, implementation of guidelines for monitoring adherence to environmental control, judicious hand hygiene, evidence-based treatment and management strategies, and a focused antibiotic stewardship program.  Surgeons are an important part of the clinical team in the management of C difficile infection prevention and treatment.  (Surgery, article in press)  Click here to read full text.