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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 53

of 'Clostridium difficile in adults: Treatment'

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Staggered and tapered antibiotic withdrawal with administration of kefir for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.
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Bakken JS
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Clin Infect Dis. 2014;59(6):858. Epub 2014 Jun 9.
 
Daily administration of the probiotic kefir given in combination with a staggered and tapered antibiotic withdrawal regimen may resolve recurrent Clostridium difficile infection as effectively as fecal microbiota transplantation.
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Section of Infectious Disease, St Luke's Hospital, Duluth, Minnesota.
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