Steps for conquering C. difficile
Although no pathogen is found in most cases, Therapeutic Guidelines: Gastrointestinal says that Clostridium difficile is often responsible for serious cases.
Infection with C. difficile can develop during treatment, but may occur weeks after a course of antibiotics.
Often broad-spectrum antibiotics, such as cephalosporins and quinolones, are implicated.
If possible, the antibiotic should be stopped. For mild to moderate infections Therapeutic Guidelines: Gastrointestinal recommends a