Resources

  • References


    Clostridium difficile infection. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
    http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/organisms/cdiff/Cdiff%5Finfect.html
    . Updated March 1, 2013. Accessed June 26, 2013.


    Clostridium difficile infection. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php
    . Updated June 3, 2013. Accessed June 26, 2013.


    FAQs about clostridium difficile. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
    http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/pdfs/cdiff/Cdiff%5Ftagged.pdf
    . Accessed June 26, 2013.


    Heinlen L, Ballard JD. Clostridium difficile infection.
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    Navaneethan U, Venkatesh PG, Shen B.
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    Probiotics to prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php
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    Rebmann T, Carrico RM, et al. Preventing Clostridium difficile infections: an executive summary of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology's elimination guide.
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    Surawicz CM, Brandt LJ, et al. Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Clostridium difficile infections.
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    Use of gastric acid-suppressive agents and the risk of community-acquired
    Clostridium difficile
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    12/9/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Burke KE, Lamont JT. Fecal transplantation for recurreent Clostridium difficile infection in older adults: a review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Aug;61(8):1394-8.

  • Resources

    Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

    http://www.ccfa.org

    National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

    http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

    http://www.cag-acg.org

    Canadian Digestive Health Foundation

    http://www.cdhf.ca