July 4, 2018
Posted in C. Diff News

By Angela Kelly Hospitals Losing Ground on Effectively Preventing Infections with Dramatic Drop in Those Reporting Zero Infections July 3, 2018 [Healthcare Finance] A new report from the Leapfrog Group shows that the number of hospitals reporting zero acquired infections for the five HAIs measured has dropped significantly since 2015. C-diff …

June 17, 2018
Posted in C. Diff News

By Angela Kelly Antibiotic Stewardship and the C. Difficile Infection June 14, 2018 [MD Magazine] Dr. Peter Salgo, MD Magazine: “Let’s turn to the 800-pound gorilla in the room: the inappropriate use of antibiotics, whether out in the real world or in the hospital setting. From personal experience, I can …

June 8, 2018

By Angela Kelly Demand for Stool Donors Grows as Benefits of fecal microbiota transplant are recognized June 5, 2018 [MedicalXpress] New research shows that when recruiting stool donors, appealing to a concern for others is the best motivator. Click here to read more about the study. Nancy Oliver & Christian …

June 1, 2018

By Angela Kelly “I Had A Fecal Transplant and It Saved My Life” May 29, 2018 [HuffPost Personal] Tracy Tuft writes candidly about her experience with refractory C. diff and, with her husband as her donor, the fecal transplant that saved her life. Click here to read full article. Treating …