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Clostridioides difficile Infection (CDI) In Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

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Clostridioides difficile Infection (CDI) In Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease – What’s New

Our guest James Boone, M.S., discusses Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients who are highly susceptible to C. difficile infections. The two diseases have similar symptoms, but very different treatments. This episode will examine the diagnostic methods which can distinguish between inflammatory bowel disease and a C. difficile infection, discuss testing guidelines, and touch upon recent clinical research and advances.

Research Article:

Low glutamate dehydrogenase levels are associated with colonization in Clostridium difficile PCR-only positive patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Low glutamate dehydrogenase levels are associated…