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C-Dif/ Extreme Diarrhea - Treatment

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Clostridum Difficile General Information - From the CDC
Posted by Editor

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s website contains good general and introductory information on C-Dif, in the form of Frequently Asked Questions. This is a good place to start in learning more about this increasingly deadly supe...

An Introduction to Probiotics
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by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH, the natural remedy receiving increasing focus as an treatment and preventive for C-Dif and related intestinal problems. >>View Info

Find Clostridium Difficile Infections Services
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State by State U.S. map with links to local medical services and hospitals that treat the C-Dif infection. Provided by MedlinePlus, a Service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, a component of the U.S. Department o...

See Archives of Additional Classic Sources on C-Dif/ Extreme Diarrhea – Treatment.

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MORE SOURCES (CONTINUALLY UPDATED):

Potential for New Treatment of C-Diff Based on Body's Own Defense Mechanism
August 22, 2011 Posted by Editor
Potential for New Treatment of C-Diff Based on Body's Own Defense Mechanism

In a new study released on Sunday, August 21, 2011, Scientists from the University of Texas, Case Western Reserve, and Tufts said they may have discovered a natural defense mechanism in cells that fights off the invasion of C. difficile bacteria (commo...

The Role of Probiotic Cultures in the Control of Gastrointestinal Health
December 5, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

Rial D. Rolfe, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Journal of Nutrition , 130 (2) 396. Scientific studies have demonstrated that the probiotic Saccharomyces boulardii [sold under the brand name, Fl...

Clostridium difficile-associated disease: New challenges from an established pathogen
December 5, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

by L. Clifford McDonald MD and Rebecca H. Sunenshine, MD, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Contains good discussion of prevention of C-Dif. >>View Info

C-Dif Symptoms, Causes and Treatments
October 5, 2010 Posted by Health Editor

Good discussion of C-Dif, its symptoms, diagnosis, causes, and treatment with antibiotics, metronidazole or vancomycin, probiotics, and other treatments, as well as the role of tapering and pulsing in preventing recurrences. »View Info

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