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Duodenal infusion of donor feces for recurrent Clostridium difficile.



Key Questions Addressed
1 How do different methods for detection of toxigenic C. difficile to assist with diagnosis of CDI compare in their sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values? a. Overall? b. Do performance measures vary with sample characteristics? c. Does testing strategy impact patient health or health system outcomes?
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2 What are effective prevention strategies? a. What is the effectiveness of current prevention strategies? b. What are the harms associated with prevention strategies? c. How sustainable are prevention practices in health care (outpatient, hospital inpatient, extended care) and community settings?
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3 What is the comparative effectiveness and harms of different antibiotic treatments? a. Does effectiveness vary by disease severity?
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4 What are the effectiveness and harms of other interventions? a. Overall b. In patients with relapse/recurrent CDI.
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Title Duodenal infusion of donor feces for recurrent Clostridium difficile.
Author van Nood E., Vrieze A., Nieuwdorp M., Fuentes S., Zoetendal EG., de Vos WM., Visser CE., Kuijper EJ., Bartelsman JF., Tijssen JG., Speelman P., Dijkgraaf MG., Keller JJ.
Country Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Year 2013
Numbers Pubmed ID: 23323867

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Extraction Form: Detection, prevention, treatments, and efficacy and harms of interventions for C. difficile


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