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Research & Reviews  175 results

Factors Associated with Clostridioides (Clostridium) Difficile Infection and Colonizati...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Khanafer N, Vanhems P et. al.

Jul 25th, 2021 - Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile can be isolated from stool in 3% of healthy adults and in at least 10% of asymptomatic hospitalized patients. C. difficile, the most common cause of hospital-acquired infectious diarrhea in the developed worl...

The cecal appendix is correlated with greater maximal longevity in mammals.
Journal of Anatomy; Collard MK, Bardin J et. al.

Jul 9th, 2021 - The cecal appendix had been considered as a useless vestige since Darwin's work, but recent research questioned this idea demonstrating that the cecal appendix appeared among the mammals at least 80 million years ago and has made multiple and inde...

My Treatment Approach to Clostridioides difficile Infection.
Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Khanna S

Jun 28th, 2021 - Clostridioides difficile infection is the most common cause of infectious diarrhea in hospitals with an increasing incidence in the community. Clinical presentation of C difficile infection ranges from diarrhea manageable in the outpatient setting...

Prevalence and molecular subtyping of Blastocystis in patients with Clostridium diffici...
Parasites & Vectors; Deng L, Tay H et. al.

May 26th, 2021 - Blastocystis is a common anaerobic colonic protist in humans with controversial pathogenicity. Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is the commonest cause of infectious diarrhea in healthcare settings. The prevalence and subtype (ST) characteristi...

What Is the Efficacy of Probiotics for the Treatment of Acute Infectious Diarrhea?
Annals of Emergency Medicine; Gottlieb M, Mogni B et. al.

May 2nd, 2021 - What Is the Efficacy of Probiotics for the Treatment of Acute Infectious Diarrhea?|2021|Gottlieb M,Mogni B,Ramsay N,|

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Guidelines  1 results

2017 Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagno...
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Shane AL, Mody RK et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2017 - These guidelines are intended for use by healthcare professionals who care for children and adults with suspected or confirmed infectious diarrhea. They are not intended to replace physician judgement regarding specific patients or clinical or pub...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  11 results

Safety of Lactobacillus Reuteri in Healthy Children Aged 2-24 Months

May 4th, 2020 - The study is a single center Phase 1 double blind placebo controlled trial of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 in children aged 2-24 months. The study population is based in a community with a registered clinical trial center in rural Peru where th...

Safe and Effective Delivery of Supplemental Iron to Healthy Volunteers

Jan 31st, 2020 - The forms of iron currently available have serious adverse effects that limit their use in addressing prevalent iron deficiency. Iron-supplementation programs have been frustrated by the serious side effects of inorganic forms of iron, which, due ...

Use of Bismuth Subsalicylate in Clostridium Difficile Colitis

Jul 19th, 2018 - Clostridium difficile (C.Diff) infection is the leading cause of hospital acquired infection and infectious diarrhea in hospitalized patients. Eradication treatment for this infection is the challenging task for clinicians due to treatment resista...

Impact of Emergency Department Probiotic Treatment of Diarrheal Illness on Daycare Attendance

Apr 17th, 2018 - Gastroenteritis in children utilizes significant health care resources and has a significant impact on children, caregivers and society. In the United States, gastroenteritis accounts for more than 1.5 million outpatient visits and 200,000 hospita...

Effects of Probiotics and/or Prebiotics on the Duration of Diarrhea and Hospitalization in Children

Feb 2nd, 2018 - Acute diarrhea continues to be a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in developed and developing countries. Prevention and treatment of dehydration are the mainstays of therapy. Rehydration can be achieved with oral rehydratation solu...

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News  25 results

Fast Five Quiz: Norovirus

Sep 22nd, 2020 - Oral fluids and electrolyte replacement are generally adequate for the treatment of norovirus infections. In cases of severe volume depletion, intravenous fluid and electrolyte resuscitation may be necessary. Symptomatic relief can be achieved usi...

Online Information on Probiotics Often Inadequate, Misleading

Jan 16th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Most websites that provide information about probiotics are unreliable and often tout unproven health benefits, a new study finds. After examining the first 150 websites turned up by a Google search, researchers concluded that t...

ID Blog: The waters of death
Mark S. Lesney

Nov 22nd, 2019 - If cleanliness is next to godliness, then the average soldier in the American Civil War lived just down the street from hell. In a land at war, before the formal tenets of germ theory had spread beyond the confines of Louis Pasteur’s laboratory in.

Guide Addresses C. Diff in Kids

Sep 19th, 2018 - Oral antibiotic therapy formed the basis for treating Clostridium difficile infection in children with cancer and pediatric stem-cell transplant recipients, according to a new clinical guideline from the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario. Patien...

Alarm Raised on Safety of Commercial Probiotics

Sep 18th, 2018 - The mass marketing of unregulated probiotics for general human health is coming under fire. Despite some benefit of selected strains in defined gastrointestinal contexts such as post-infectious diarrhea, post-colectomy pouchitis, and remission mai...

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