COMMENTARY

Top 10 Clinical Trends for May 2015

Ryan Syrek

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May 26, 2015

#3 Clinical Trend: C Diff Treatment

Clostridium difficile, a potentially deadly disease, has a new enemy: itself! Researchers at the Loyola University Health System have used a “fight fire with fire” approach, giving patients spores of non-toxin-producing C difficile to create competition with the original, toxic strain. With phase III trials on the horizon, health care providers may have a new ally in the fight against the most common hospital-acquired infection.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Clostridium Difficile Colitis.

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