STOP OR STREAMLINE ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS WHENEVER POSSIBLE
Oral therapy must be used whenever possible as the efficacy of IV metronidazole is poorly established for CDI and there is no efficacy of IV vancomycin for CDI.
Vancomycin Taper Regimen
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Lack of utility of treating CDI carriers: Ann Intern Med 1992; 117:297-302.
Colectomy in CDI: Ann Surg 2007; 245:267-72.