IBD and C Difficile Infection

Thursday, 12 February 2015 by
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XLargeThumb.00054725-201502000-00000.CVMany patients with diarrhoea diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are not routinely checked for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), researchers have found.[1]

This organism is well understood to have a correlative risk for increasing symptoms and reducing therapeutic intervention effectiveness and 5% of IBD patients are found with CDI.

The Future of Stool Analysis?

Tuesday, 31 May 2011 by
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The Scatalog

Most Nutritional Therapists look to comprehensive digestive stool analysis as an integral part of their clinical work up in patients with symptoms that indicate gastro-intestinal dysfunction.

These have been in use for some years, and I thought it might be interesting to look ahead and see what type of investigation tests we may all be using in 2020.

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