An evaluation of the impact of a single-dose intravenous immunoglobulin regimen in the treatment of clostridium difficile infections

M.A. Aldeyab, J.C. McElnay, M.G. Scott, C. Edwards, Elizabeth Davies, F.W. Darwish Elhajji, G. Conlon, F.A. Magee, P.J. Barr, M.P. Kearney

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LanguageEnglish
Pages631-633
Number of pages3
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume32
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011

Keywords

  • immunoglobulin
  • metronidazole
  • vancomycin
  • aged
  • clinical article
  • Clostridium difficile infection
  • controlled study
  • human
  • length of stay
  • letter
  • male
  • single drug dose
  • treatment outcome
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Bacterial Toxins
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Clostridium Infections
  • Enterotoxins
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulins, Intravenous
  • Immunologic Factors
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Treatment Outcome

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Aldeyab, M. A., McElnay, J. C., Scott, M. G., Edwards, C., Davies, E., Darwish Elhajji, F. W., ... Kearney, M. P. (2011). An evaluation of the impact of a single-dose intravenous immunoglobulin regimen in the treatment of clostridium difficile infections. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 32(6), 631-633. https://doi.org/10.1086/660203
Aldeyab, M.A. ; McElnay, J.C. ; Scott, M.G. ; Edwards, C. ; Davies, Elizabeth ; Darwish Elhajji, F.W. ; Conlon, G. ; Magee, F.A. ; Barr, P.J. ; Kearney, M.P. / An evaluation of the impact of a single-dose intravenous immunoglobulin regimen in the treatment of clostridium difficile infections. In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2011 ; Vol. 32, No. 6. pp. 631-633.
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Aldeyab, MA, McElnay, JC, Scott, MG, Edwards, C, Davies, E, Darwish Elhajji, FW, Conlon, G, Magee, FA, Barr, PJ & Kearney, MP 2011, 'An evaluation of the impact of a single-dose intravenous immunoglobulin regimen in the treatment of clostridium difficile infections', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 631-633. https://doi.org/10.1086/660203

An evaluation of the impact of a single-dose intravenous immunoglobulin regimen in the treatment of clostridium difficile infections. / Aldeyab, M.A.; McElnay, J.C.; Scott, M.G.; Edwards, C.; Davies, Elizabeth ; Darwish Elhajji, F.W.; Conlon, G.; Magee, F.A.; Barr, P.J.; Kearney, M.P.

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