Treating Clostridium difficile infection in patients presenting with hematological malignancies: Are current guidelines applicable?
Publication date: Available online 16 August 2017
Source:Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses
Author(s): C. Robin, R. Héquette-Ruz, B. Guery, E. Boyle, C. Herbaux, T. Galperine
ObjectivesAdults with hematological malignancies are at high-risk of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), but no guidelines for CDI treatment are available in this population. Our primary objective was to evaluate the clinical outcomes in CDI patients with hematological malignancies. Our secondary objectives were to describe CDI severity using the main clinical guidelines and to evaluate the compliance of treatment...