Study Title and Description
Fecal flora reconstitution for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection: results and methodology.
Key Questions Addressed
|8||Key Question 8 - Case studies/series and potential harms of nonstandard interventions for CDI|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Fecal flora reconstitution for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection: results and methodology.|
|Author||Rohlke F., Surawicz CM., Stollman N.|
|Country||Northern California Gastroenterology Consultants, Oakland, CA 94609, USA.|
Pubmed ID: 20485184
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||19 patients with recurrent C. difficile infection defined as C. difficile toxin positivity and symptoms after at least 3 courses of antibiotic treatment 17 females, mean age = 49 years|
|Interventions||Fecal flora reconstitution: Stool from healthy relatives, partners, or housemates administered via colonoscopy|
|Clinical Diarrhea Outcomes||18 (95%) became free of symptoms after initial treatment for 6-60 mos. 3 (17%) redeveloped symptoms after 6-48 mos.|
|C. difficile Toxin, C. difficile Culture, or Other|
|Adverse Effects (AE) Harms||Not reported|
Results & Comparisons
No Results found.