Treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a national survey of clinician recommendations and the use of faecal microbiota transplantation

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dc.contributor.author Prior, Anna-Rose
dc.contributor.author Kevans, David
dc.contributor.author McDowell, Lisa
dc.contributor.author Cudmore, Sally
dc.contributor.author Fitzpatrick, Fidelma
dc.date.accessioned 2016-10-21T08:34:34Z
dc.date.available 2016-10-21T08:34:34Z
dc.date.issued 2016-10-14
dc.identifier.citation Prior, A.-R., Kevans, D., McDowell, L., Cudmore, S. and Fitzpatrick, F. (2016) ‘Treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a national survey of clinician recommendations and the use of faecal microbiota transplantation’, Journal of Hospital Infection, 95(4), pp. 438-441. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.10.004. en
dc.identifier.volume 95
dc.identifier.issued 4
dc.identifier.startpage 438
dc.identifier.endpage 441
dc.identifier.issn 0195-6701
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/3203
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.jhin.2016.10.004
dc.description.abstract Adherence to Clostridium difficile infection treatment guidelines is associated with lower recurrence rates and mortality as well as cost savings. Our survey of Irish clinicians indicates that patients are managed using a variety of approaches. FMT is potentially underutilised despite its recommendation in national and European guidelines. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier Inc. en
dc.rights © 2016, The Healthcare Infection Society. Published by Elsevier Inc. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ en
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ en
dc.subject Clostridium difficile en
dc.subject Treatment en
dc.subject Adherence en
dc.subject Faecal microbiota transplantation en
dc.title Treatment of Clostridium difficile infection: a national survey of clinician recommendations and the use of faecal microbiota transplantation en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Sally Cudmore, APC Microbiome Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: s.cudmore@ucc.ie en
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dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of Hospital Infection en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress s.cudmore@ucc.ie


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