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what is the etiology of clostridioides difficile? 

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gram-positive, spore-forming, anaerobic bacillus

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what is the preferred treatment of C. difficile for an initial CDI episode?

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fidaxomicin 200 mg PO twice daily x 10 days

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what is the alternative treatment of C. difficile for an initial CDI episode?


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vancomycin 125 mg PO 4 times daily x 10 days

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what is the preferred treatment of C. difficile for the first CDI recurrence?


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fidaxomicin 200 mg PO twice daily x 10 days or twice daily x 5 days followed by once QOD x 20 days

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what is the alternative treatment of C. difficile for the first CDI recurrence?


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vancomycin PO in a tapered and pulsed regimen

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consider a standard course of what if metronidazole was used for treatment in the first episode?

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vancomycin

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what is the adjunctive treatment of C. difficile for an initial CDI episode?

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bezlotoxumab 10 mg/kg IV x 1 administered with standard of care abx (if recurrence within the last 6 months)

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which drug should be used in caution in patients with CHF?

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fidaxomicin

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what is the preferred treatment options of C. difficile for second or subsequent CDI recurrence?

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fidaxomicin 200 mg twice daily x 10 days OR twice daily x 5 days followed by once every other day for 20 days

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what is the adjunctive treatment options of C. difficile for second or subsequent CDI recurrence?

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bezlotoxumab 10 mg/kg IV x 1 administered with standard of care abx (if recurrence within last 6 months)

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what is the preferred treatment options of C. difficile for fulminant CDI?


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vancomycin 500 mg PO or NG 4 times daily

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which drug is no longer recommended in treatment guidelines unless fidaxomicin and vancomycin are not available; may be considered for initial episode of non-severe CDI?

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bezlotoxumab

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what is the etiology of clostridioides difficile? 

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gram-positive, spore-forming, anaerobic bacillus

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what is the preferred treatment of C. difficile for an initial CDI episode?

A:

fidaxomicin 200 mg PO twice daily x 10 days

Q:

what is the alternative treatment of C. difficile for an initial CDI episode?


A:

vancomycin 125 mg PO 4 times daily x 10 days

Q:

what is the preferred treatment of C. difficile for the first CDI recurrence?


A:

fidaxomicin 200 mg PO twice daily x 10 days or twice daily x 5 days followed by once QOD x 20 days

Q:

what is the alternative treatment of C. difficile for the first CDI recurrence?


A:

vancomycin PO in a tapered and pulsed regimen

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Q:

consider a standard course of what if metronidazole was used for treatment in the first episode?

A:

vancomycin

Q:

what is the adjunctive treatment of C. difficile for an initial CDI episode?

A:

bezlotoxumab 10 mg/kg IV x 1 administered with standard of care abx (if recurrence within the last 6 months)

Q:

which drug should be used in caution in patients with CHF?

A:

fidaxomicin

Q:

what is the preferred treatment options of C. difficile for second or subsequent CDI recurrence?

A:

fidaxomicin 200 mg twice daily x 10 days OR twice daily x 5 days followed by once every other day for 20 days

Q:

what is the adjunctive treatment options of C. difficile for second or subsequent CDI recurrence?

A:

bezlotoxumab 10 mg/kg IV x 1 administered with standard of care abx (if recurrence within last 6 months)

Q:

what is the preferred treatment options of C. difficile for fulminant CDI?


A:

vancomycin 500 mg PO or NG 4 times daily

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which drug is no longer recommended in treatment guidelines unless fidaxomicin and vancomycin are not available; may be considered for initial episode of non-severe CDI?

A:

bezlotoxumab

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