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Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea, successfully managed with custom prepared oral vancomycin

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JAMA Jayatilake ,

GH-Trincomalee, LK
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S Jeyalakshmi,

GH-Trincomalee, LK
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A Sasidaran,

GH-Trincomalee, LK
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PGSM Suwarnathissa,

GH-Trincomalee, LK
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JAMS Jayatilake

Faculty of Dental Sciences, LK
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Abstract

A 56-year-old man with multiple comorbidities presented with diarrhea (CDAD) following prolonged antibiotic therapy. Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) was confirmed by detecting C. difficile toxin A and B in stools with Rapid Immunoassay. The patient was managed successfully with custom prepared oral vancomycin.
How to Cite: Jayatilake, J., Jeyalakshmi, S., Sasidaran, A., Suwarnathissa, P. and Jayatilake, J., 2022. Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea, successfully managed with custom prepared oral vancomycin. Sri Lankan Journal of Infectious Diseases, 12(1), pp.E13 1–5. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljid.v12i1.8472
Published on 29 Apr 2022.
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