Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
- Extraintestinal Clostridium difficile infectionsEero Mattila
Department of Infectious Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Clin Infect Dis 57:e148-53. 2013..difficile-positive isolates found during a 10-year period. The medical records were reviewed retrospectively. Disease severity and comorbidities of the patients were evaluated using Horn disease severity and Charlson comorbidity indexes...
- Rifaximin in the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infectionE Mattila
Department of Infectious Diseases, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 37:122-8. 2013..difficile infection (CDI) recurs in a number of patients. Rifaximin is a rifamycin-based non-systemic antibiotic that has effect against C. difficile...
- Fecal transplantation, through colonoscopy, is effective therapy for recurrent Clostridium difficile infectionEero Mattila
Department of Infectious Diseases, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Gastroenterology 142:490-6. 2012..Treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) with antibiotics leads to recurrences in up to 50% of patients. We investigated the efficacy of fecal transplantation in treatment of recurrent CDI...
- A randomized, double-blind study comparing Clostridium difficile immune whey and metronidazole for recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea: efficacy and safety data of a prematurely interrupted trialEero Mattila
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
Scand J Infect Dis 40:702-8. 2008..In this preliminary study CDIW was as effective as metronidazole in the prevention of CDAD recurrences and it was well tolerated...