Bacterial Infections Archives - MPR

Bacterial Infections

Do Statins Protect Against C. difficile Infection Development?

Findings of a recently published systematic review revealed that statins may protect against Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) development as well as improve the success of treatment.  To investigate the association between these lipid-lowering agents and CDI, study authors searched MEDLINE to obtain clinical studies evaluating the effects of statins on CDI-related outcomes (ie, CDI development,…