Adult Infectious Diseases

IDWeek 2012: Adult Infectious Diseases

Comparison of Oral Therapies for C. difficile-Associated Diarrhea: Vancomycin Superior

A post-hoc analysis of data pooled from the largest multicenter, randomized, double-blinded, head-to-head clinical trials to date involving patients with Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea treated with oral vancomycin and oral metronidazole presented at IDWeek 2012 has shown statistically superior clinical success with oral vancomycin.