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Old 03-30-2009, 03:16 AM   #1
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How Long Is C Diff Contagious

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Re: How Long Is C Diff Contagious

After it is positive for C. diff from feces sample, the first line defense in the way of medication is Flagyl, 10-14 day course. If that doesn't take care of the problem then the next step is Vancomycin, 14 day course.

In my case, I went through four courses of Vancomycin (which BTW is very expensive, $1,200-$1,400 for the two weeks), my doctor then did what is call a Fecal Transfer (or transplant). You can do a search and find a lot of information on the Net. This procedure took care of my Clostridium difficile Colitis.

You can pass C. diff to another person anytime you are still testing positive for the bad flora in your bowels. It is passed from feces to another person in bathrooms and anything that might be touched by the infected person who is not very careful with personal hygiene.
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Re: How Long Is C Diff Contagious

go to this govt EPA Homeland Security First Response website [url]http://www.remm.nlm.gov/DHS_103-06_DeconEquip_DraftReport_3-19-07.pdf[/url] click on page 363/364 Decon Shield has just been tested for c.diff killed the spores in 30 seconds -

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Old 04-15-2009, 07:38 PM   #4
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Re: How Long Is C Diff Contagious

Thanks for the amazing Decon Shield tip, after I finished with the Homeland Security manual I went and checked out their site. This not only takes care of C.diff but also MRSA , golden staph, black mold and the rest of the nasties and it is totally safe. Anybody going into hospital should ask the hospital do they use it before they go in.

 
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