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The Contagion® Gastrointestinal Infections specialty page provides gastrointestinal infection-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Norovirus Outbreak Hits Winter Olympic Games
Following an outbreak of norovirus in Pyeongchang ahead of the Winter Olympics, health officials are taking steps to stem the outbreak and keep attendees healthy.
 
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 28, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
FDA Grants 510(k) Clearance to Market 2 <i>Campylobacter</i> Diagnostic Tests
The FDA grants 510(k) clearance to TECHLAB to market 2 noninvasive tests intended to aid in the diagnosis of campylobacteriosis.
FDA Approves Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Treatment of CDAD & <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> Enterocolitis
The FDA has approved Firvanq for the treatment of C. diff-associated diarrhea and enterocolitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus.
The C Diff Foundation Raises <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Infection (<i>C. difficile</i>) Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide
In the USA: Nearly half a million Americans suffer from Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infections in a single year according to a study released in 2015 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
SHEA Releases Guidance on Duration of Contact Precautions for MDR Infections
SHEA has released expert guidance advising hospitals on when they can safely take patients with multidrug-resistant bacteria off of contact precautions.
Fidaxomicin Vs. Vancomycin: What's More Effective for Treating <i>C. difficile?</i>
A recent study compares the effectiveness of a novel fidaxomicin therapy with vancomycin for the treatment of C. difficile.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 7, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
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