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Fidaxomicin has higher cure rate for C. difficile than other drug options, meta-analysis finds

Results were published by The Lancet Infectious Diseases on July 16. ... difficile in patients unable to take oral medications. The editorial also noted that 2018 guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare
July 2018

Short course of antibiotics worked as well as long for Enterobacteriaceae bacteremia

Results were published online by Clinical Infectious Diseases on Oct. 8. ... The study authors noted that current Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines suggest antibiotics for seven to 14 days for such patients but that this recommendation is
October 2017

H. pylori frequently resistant to usual antibiotic treatments, meta-analysis finds

Primary and secondary resistance rates to clarithromycin, metronidazole, and levofloxacin were found to be at least 15%, the common threshold for choosing alternative empiric regimens, in almost all World Health Organization regions.
July 2018

IDSA issues updated guidelines on infectious diarrhea

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently issued updated guidelines on diagnosis and management of infectious diarrhea. ... The guidelines were published online on Oct. 19 by Clinical Infectious Diseases and are available free of charge.
October 2017

Updated guidelines for C. diff infection address fecal transplant, laboratory testing

from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). ... The guidelines were published Feb. 15 by Clinical Infectious Diseases and are available online.
February 2018

Review: In chronic hepatitis C virus infection, oral direct-acting antivirals have high sustained virologic response

Guidance on HCV from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases/Infectious Diseases Society of America is frequently updated and addresses testing and linkage to care (crucial first steps
July 2017

Nearly all patients in study achieved sustained virologic response after 12 weeks of new HCV treatment

14 by The Lancet Infectious Diseases. After 12 weeks of treatment, 145 of 146 patients (99%; 95% CI, 98% to 100%) achieved sustained virologic response, with one relapse in the eighth
August 2017

Fecal transplants by pill noninferior to colonoscopy delivery

diff infection] are referred to gastroenterology or infectious diseases, and the method and route in which FMT is administered are specialty dependent.
December 2017

Antibiotic stewardship programs reduce incidence of C. difficile, multidrug-resistant infections, review finds

Results were published online on June 16 by The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
July 2017

HCV treatment by NPs, PCPs appears safe, effective as that provided by subspecialists

PCPs were physicians board-certified in internal medicine or family medicine, while subspecialists were internists specializing in infectious diseases or gastroenterology/hepatology.
August 2017

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