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October 06, 2013
Long-term usage of crofelemer, a drug that relieves noninfectious diarrhea symptoms in patients with HIV, was well-tolerated and produced few adverse events in a recent study.
Although fecal microbial transplant is highly effective in treating recurrent C. difficile infection, a survey of infectious disease specialists shows that several barriers prevent the treatment from being available at most institutions.
Study results show that daptomycin cleared MRSA infections within four days of treatment in 80% of patients and was particularly effective against extra-vascular infections.
October 05, 2013
Acid reduction from PPI treatment may alter bacterial flora in the digestive system, which may increase an individual's susceptibility to infection.