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BOF: 96

A 63 year old male had been treated with antibiotics for a lower respiratory tract infection. He made a good recovery but a few days following discharge he was readmitted with diarrhoea and a diagnosis of pseuodmembranous colitis was made. He was treated with metronidazole and the diarrhoea settled. He was discharged home but presented a week later with diarrhoea.

In this patient which of the following tests would you arrange?

a)      Stool for Clostridium difficile toxin

b)      Stools for culture and sensitivity

c)      Colonoscopy

d)     Barium enema

e)      CT scan of the abdomen

 

 

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