Pharmacotherapy in the treatment of clostridium difficile: impact on clinical practice

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HOLGADO SANCHEZ, Noelia (University of Malta, Department of Pharmacy, Msida, Malta)
  • Co-author(s): Noelia Holgado Sanchez: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Janis Vella: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Christopher Barbara: Department of Pathology, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Lilian M. Azzopardi: Department of Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Screening for Clostridium difficile (CDI) is recommended in the presence of diarrhoea and following recent or current antibiotic treatment.

    Purpose

    To propose a framework for Clostridium difficile culturing and antibiotic sensitivity testing with standardization of this procedure on the clinical setting, and to identify risk factors for C.

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