Monday, July 05, 2010

Don't Be Fooled by a Negative C. Diff. Toxin Test

As family doctors, we are typically pretty good at screening for C.Diff. But just because someone has a negative C.Diff. Toxin Test does not mean that they do NOT have C.Diff. Remember that this test is imperfect and frequently needs to be repeated. Often it is better just to start empiric treatment while waiting for the workup.


Post a Comment