Fidaxomicin: new hope for C. difficile infection

A new treatment for antibiotic-associated diarrhoea is set to be approved within the next few months.

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C. difficile-associated diarrhoea is currently treated with metronidazole or vancomycin, depending on the severity of infection | SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
C. difficile-associated diarrhoea is currently treated with metronidazole or vancomycin, depending on the severity of infection | SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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