Clostridium Difficile

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Clostridium Difficile Guidelines

Mild to moderate infection

  • C. diff positive diarrhea not meeting criteria for severe or severe, complicated infection

Severe infection

  • WBC>15,000
  • Serum creatinine ≥1.5x baseline
  • Acute decrease in albumin to <3.0 g/dl

Severe, complicated/fulminant infection

  • Hypotension or shock
  • Toxic or fulminant colitis

 

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