Treatment of H. pylori not linked with future C. difficile infection

Neither treatment of nor complete eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection was associated with future Clostridioides difficile infection in a large study of United States veterans, according to research published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology.Shria Kumar, MD, of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues wrote that the increasing awareness of possible resistance and side effects of antibiotic treatment has led some to warn against H. pylori eradication.“They argue that eradicationRead More

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