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Clindamycin-associated colitis. Review of the clinical spectrum of 47 cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1258846     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A review of 47 cases of clindamycin-associated colitis demonstrates two groups of patients. Group I includes patients who developed diarrhea and colitis while they were still receiving clindamycin and the antibiotic was immediately stopped. Group II includes patients who developed diarrhea and colitis either after a complete course of antibiotics had been given, or while they continued to receive clindamycin. It is in this latter group of patients that significant morbidity and occasional mortality occurs.
F J Tedesco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of digestive diseases     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0002-9211     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Dig Dis     Publication Date:  1976 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-06-02     Completed Date:  1976-06-02     Revised Date:  2009-10-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404011     Medline TA:  Am J Dig Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  26-32     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Colitis / chemically induced*,  diagnosis
Diarrhea / chemically induced
Infection / drug therapy
Middle Aged

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