CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE

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Abstract Number: 970

APPROACHING THE TREATMENT CLIFF FOR C DIFF: A CASE OF RECURRENT REFRACTORY CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION TREATED WITH SERIAL FECAL MICROBIOTA TRANSPLANTATION & BEZLOTOXUMAB

Case Presentation: A 62 year old female with reported history of Crohn’s Colitis in non-biologic remission was administered oral amoxicillin 2.5g twice for two dental procedures. Subsequently, she developed 10-20 loose bowel movements with abdominal [...]

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Abstract Number: 473

CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE IN THE JOINT

Case Presentation: After suffering a left-sided middle cerebral artery stroke and subsequent right sided weakness, an 85-year-old female fell and sustained a fracture of her right intertrochanteric femur. She initially had an ORIF at an [...]

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Abstract Number: 266

USING CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT METHODOLOGIES TO REDUCE CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE TESTING DELAYS

Background: Timely Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) testing is challenging but is important for faster and appropriate isolation and treatment of patients. Few studies have specifically addressed effective methods to hasten CDI testing without relying on [...]

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Abstract Number: 265

PREVALENCE OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE CARRIERS IN AN URBAN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER

Background: There are 400,000 cases and 30,000 deaths from Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections in the United States annually. Efforts to reduce the transmission of C. diff have focused on patients with diarrhea, however, many [...]

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Abstract Number: 230

SAFETY OF ANTIMOLITY AGENT USE DURING TREATMENT FOR CLOSTRIDIOIDES DIFFICILE INFECTION IN MALIGNANT HEMATOLOGY INPATIENTS

Background: Guidelines on the treatment of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection (CDI) have historically recommended avoiding antimotility agents (AAs) in patients with active CDI based on theoretical concerns that administration of AAs may precipitate serious adverse [...]

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Abstract Number: 12

A PROCESS APPROACH TO DECREASING HOSPITAL ONSET CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTIONS

Background: Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) identified an opportunity to develop and implement prevention strategies to reduce hospital onset C. difficile infections (CDI). Hospital Onset (HO) CDI are included in National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:27:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Innovations, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on A PROCESS APPROACH TO DECREASING HOSPITAL ONSET CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTIONS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 155

THE INFECTION IN INFLAMMATION: DIAGNOSING CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION IN INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

Background: The overall incidence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is higher among patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The nature of this disease association is unknown but likely involves an altered gut microbiome and impaired [...]

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HM2017 Abstract Number: 751

THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA AFTER AN EPISODE OF SEVERE CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE COLITIS

Case Presentation: A 47-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain, diarrhea, hematochezia, and fever. Medical history consisted of a previous episode of diverticulitis and a right partial nephrectomy due to Renal Cell Carcinoma. On physical examination, [...]

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