Clostridium Difficile Infection - Treatment and PreventionCreated by:
Clostridium Difficile infective diarrhoea is a well known hospital acquired infection, that can be associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The risk factors for C.Diff infection inlcude antibiotic use, hospitalization, and elderly patient. The most common antibiotics that associated with C.Diff infection will be clindamycin, cephalosporin, expanded spectrum penicillins, and fluoroquinolones. The most common utilized diagnostic test for detection of C.Diff infection will be the enzyme immunoassays to detect C.Diff toxin A or toxin A and B. The treatment options will usually be depended on the severity of the disease, the usual antibiotics that can be used for C.Diff infection will be metronidazole, vancomycin, and the latest fidaxomicin. Feacal transplantation can be option for severe refractory C.Diff infection. Do you have any experience in treating C,.DIff infection ?? What are the measures to prevent C.Diff infection in hospital ??