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Causes of clostridium dificile beside antibiotics?
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
3 doctors agree
In brief: Cancer drugs
Cancer chemotherapy can also precipitate c.
Difficle disease if, as with antimicrobials, the person has spores of the bug in the colon.

In brief: Cancer drugs
Cancer chemotherapy can also precipitate c.
Difficle disease if, as with antimicrobials, the person has spores of the bug in the colon.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
In brief: Contact.
Community acquired c.
Diff is becoming more common. This is through contact with the stool of an infected person. Alcohol based gels don't work for c.Diff, you have to use soap and water to clean hands properly. It's also picked up in hospitals (more frequent), so wash your hands a lot if you visit a loved one there!

In brief: Contact.
Community acquired c.
Diff is becoming more common. This is through contact with the stool of an infected person. Alcohol based gels don't work for c.Diff, you have to use soap and water to clean hands properly. It's also picked up in hospitals (more frequent), so wash your hands a lot if you visit a loved one there!
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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