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Breaking the cycle: treatment strategies for 163 cases of recurrent Clostridium difficile disease.

Authors
  • McFarland, Lynne V
  • Elmer, Gary W
  • Surawicz, Christina M
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of gastroenterology
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2002
Volume
97
Issue
7
Pages
1769–1775
Identifiers
PMID: 12135033
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

These data show that tapered or pulsed dosing regimens of vancomycin may result in a significantly better cure of RCDD. The persistence of C. difficile spores suggests that additional strategies to restore the normal colonic microflora may also be beneficial.

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