Pseudomembranous enterocolitis/Related Articles

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  • Clindamycin [r]: An antibiotic drug, in the lincomycin class, used to treat infections including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; use is associated with an increased incidence of Clostridium difficile enteritis [e]
  • Clinical prediction rule [r]: Study in which researchers try to identify the best combination of medical sign, symptoms, and other findings in predicting the probability of a specific disease or outcome. [e]
  • Clostridium difficile [r]: A bacteria species causing infectious diarhhea and pseudomembranous colitis. [e]
  • Cohort study [r]: A medical or sociological study in which cohorts, people who share characteristics or experiences, are studied. [e]
  • Colonoscopy [r]: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the luminal surface of the colon. [e]
  • Nitazoxanide [r]: Synthetic nitrothiazolyl-salicylamide derivative and an antiprotozoal agent, used to treat infectious diarrhoea caused by Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia lamblia. [e]
  • Staphylococcus aureus [r]: Facultatively anaerobic, Gram-positive pathogenic coccus capable of producing suppurative lesions, furunculosis, pyemia, osteomyelitis, food poisoning, and may be resistant to commonly used antibiotics. [e]
  • Teicoplanin [r]: Glycopeptide antibiotic, similar to vancomycin, used in the treatment of serious Gram-positive infections. [e]
  • Vancomycin [r]: A glycopeptide antibiotic used in the prophylaxis and treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria, especially methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) [e]