Settle Debate About Vancomycin or Fidaxomicin for C. diff

You'll hear renewed debate about whether to use vancomycin or fidaxomicin first to treat adults with Clostridioides difficile.

This is the new official name for C. diff...it replaces Clostridium difficile to better align groupings of similar bugs.

Oral vancomycin has been the go-to for initial treatment and recurrences of C. diff...due to better efficacy than metronidazole.

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