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Recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated colitis responding to cholestyramine.



Key Questions Addressed
8 Key Question 8 - Case studies/series and potential harms of nonstandard interventions for CDI
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Title Recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated colitis responding to cholestyramine.
Author Kunimoto D., Thomson AB.
Country -- Not Found --
Year 1986
Numbers Pubmed ID: 3956890
1428 (internal)

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Extraction Form: Key Question 4 - Case studies/series and potential harms of nonstandard interventions for CDI (Table C11)
Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Study Focus Treatment for recurrent C. difficile infection
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Subject/Study Details Female, age 38 years with pseudomembranous colitis and C. difficile cytotoxin and 4 recurrences of symptoms after vancomycin and metronidazole
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Interventions Cholestyramine 12 day/orally x 12 months.
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Clinical Diarrhea Outcomes "Rapid symptoms relief"
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C. difficile Toxin, C. difficile Culture, or Other
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Adverse Effects (AE) Harms Not reported
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