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Probiotics for treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated colitis in adults.



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Title Probiotics for treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated colitis in adults.
Author Pillai A., Nelson R.
Country Cleveland Clinic, Digestive Diseases Center, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA. pillaia@ccf.org
Year 2008
Numbers Pubmed ID: 18254055
1494 (internal)

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Extraction Form: Reviews and Meta-analyses (Table C12)
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Focus of Review Treatment
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Title/Question Patient Population Probiotics for treatment of C. difficile-associated colitis in adults Adults with recurrent CDI
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# of Studies Patient N 4 trials
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Comparators Use of probiotics, multiple forms, versus placebo
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Outcomes Followup Resolution of diarrhea, negative stool for toxin assay or culture
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Results Insufficient evidence to support use. Studies were small and lacked power.
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