Tag: antibiotic associated diarrhea

Smells Like C. Diff Treatment

If you are reading this, I am sure you are aware of C. diff. You have either thought about it in patients who are getting antibiotics and have diarrhea, groaned at the fact you have to don PPE when “ruling out” C. diff, or had a horrible experience (perhaps not personal) where things went south

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C. Diff Testing Menu:

This is a topic that can be confusing, given the different numbers of assays and treatment algorithms that exist. Different hospitals have their own algorithm so this makes this a bit confusing when going from one shop to the next. In general, testing (at least nowadays) tends to fall into 2 general categories: Enzyme immunoassay

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