Suppression of Clostridium difficile by normal hamster cecal flora and prevention of antibiotic-associated cecitis.

Published

Journal Article

Administration of normal cecal homogenates decreased numbers of viable Clostridium difficile and prevented cecitis in antibiotic-challenged hamsters. Cecal anaerobes appeared to suppress C. difficile.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wilson, KH; Silva, J; Fekety, FR

Published Date

  • November 1, 1981

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 34 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 626 - 628

PubMed ID

  • 7309245

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7309245

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0019-9567

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States