n South African Gastroenterology Review - Management of Clostridium Difficile : case study and review of the basic tenets : case report
|Article Title||Management of Clostridium Difficile : case study and review of the basic tenets : case report|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Affiliations||1 Southport and Ormskirk Hospital, UK|
|Publication Date||Aug 2011|
|Pages||9 - 13|
Clostridium difficile, classically causing bloody diarrhoea after long term antibiotic use, and producing pseudo-membrenous colitis on endoscopy used to be a rarity. It has reached epidemic proportions in Europe and North America and has become commonplace in South Africa.
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