NG199: Clostridioides difficile infection: antimicrobial prescribing

 In Clinical Guidelines, Developing your Team, NICE guidelines

This NICE guideline was published in July 2021 and covers an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing Clostridioides difficile infection in adults, young people and children. It covers both community and hospital settings and aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. It makes recommendations on:

  • assessment
  • treating suspected or confirmed C. difficile infection
  • advice
  • reassessment
  • referral
  • choice of antibiotic
  • preventing C. difficile infection

For more information, please visit the NICE website.

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