Treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a national survey of clinician recommendations and the use of faecal microbiota transplantation
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.
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Published CitationPrior 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
- Beaumont Hospital
- Clinical Microbiology