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Antibitics treatmente course

C M Surawicz
In summary, altered intestinal ecology is very important in the pathogenesis of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and pseudomembranous colitis. Prevention of AAD has been demostrated with LactobacillusGG, Enterococcus SF68, and S. boulardii. While therapy with antibitics such as vancomycin or metranidazole is effective for PMC, relapse can occur and is difficult to treat. Antibiotics can be given, but another approach of restoring the normal colonic ecology may be more effective. Such therapy has included use of the nontoxigenic strains of C...
1993: International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
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