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Preventing C. Diff Infections: Are Probiotics the Answer?

Lomangino, Kevin

Clinical Nutrition Insight: July 2013 - Volume 39 - Issue 7 - p 8–9
doi: 10.1097/01.NMD.0000432197.51589.1f
  • Data from 2 recent meta-analyses suggest that probiotics can reduce the risk of Clostridium difficile–associated diarrhea by more than 50%.
  • On the basis of this evidence, it is unclear which probiotic strain or combination of strains is effective.

Mr. Lomangino has disclosed that he is a consultant to the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation and the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

© 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.
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