Medline ® Abstract for Reference 53
of 'Clostridium difficile in adults: Treatment'
Staggered and tapered antibiotic withdrawal with administration of kefir for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.
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.
Section of Infectious Disease, St Luke's Hospital, Duluth, Minnesota.