Guidance

Clostridium difficile infection: guidance on management and treatment

Options, agents, recommendations and algorithms for the treatment of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection.

Documents

Updated guidance on the management and treatment of C. difficile infection

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Details

This guidance covers:

  • a summary of the evidence base and the treatment options for mild, moderate, severe and recurring disease
  • description and summary of agents other than metronidazole, vancomycin or fidaxomicin
  • recommendations
  • treatment algorithms

This document supersedes the relevant sections of Clostridium difficile infection: How to deal with the problem, published in January 2009.

Published 1 June 2013