Gastroenterology & Hepatology May 2014, Volume 10, Issue 5 Imran Sheikh, MD, Richard Heard, MD, Claudio Tombazzi, MD Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee Technical […]


Correspondence Antonio Cascio, MD, PhD1,2, Chiara Iaria, MD, PhD2,3, Filippo Ricciardi, MD1, Giovanni Pellicanò, MD1, Walter Fries, MD4 1 Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy; 2 Italian Association […]

Cefdinir and Red Stool

Cefdinir is an extended-spectrum, third-generation cephalosporin that is frequently used for otitis media. There are reports in the pediatric literature of patients having red or maroon-colored […]

Improvement of Refractory Ascites in Cirrhotic Patients on Hemodialysis After Midodrine Treatment

We read with great interest the article by Sourianarayanane and colleagues regarding the effects of the a-agonist midodrine on refractory ascites in 2 patients with cirrhosis […]

The Role of Staphylococcus aureus in Clostridium difficile Toxin­–Negative Nosocomial and Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea

Previous studies have implicated Staphylococcal enterocolitis as a significant etiologic agent of nosocomial and antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) as early as the 1950s.1 Since then, the role of Staphylococcus […]

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