Study Title and Description
Treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea by administration of donated stool directly through a colonoscope.
Key Questions Addressed
|8||Key Question 8 - Case studies/series and potential harms of nonstandard interventions for CDI|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea by administration of donated stool directly through a colonoscope.|
|Author||Persky SE., Brandt LJ.|
|Country||Division of Gastroenterology, Montefiore Medical Center, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA.|
Pubmed ID: 11095355
Secondary Publication Information
There are currently no secondary publications defined for this study.
Extraction Form: Key Question 4 - Case studies/series and potential harms of nonstandard interventions for CDI (Table C11)
|Question... Follow Up||Answer||Follow-up Answer|
|Study Focus||Treatment for recurrent C. difficile infection|
|Subject/Study Details||Female, age 60 years who failed vancomycin treatment of C. difficile infection|
|Interventions||Fecal flora reconstitution: enema of fresh feces from a healthy relative 1 patient|
|Clinical Diarrhea Outcomes||Diarrhea resolved|
|C. difficile Toxin, C. difficile Culture, or Other||Stools negative for C. difficile toxin|
|Adverse Effects (AE) Harms||Not reported|
Results & Comparisons
No Results found.