CDI

  •  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.

  •  Diagnosis of CDI: Clin Infect Dis 2008; 46:S12-8.

  •  Treatment of CDI: Clin Infect Dis 2008; 46:S32-42.

  •  Lack of utility of treating CDI carriers: Ann Intern Med 1992; 117:297-302.

  •  Colectomy in CDI: Ann Surg 2007; 245:267-72.