1. To investigate associations between increasing age and frailty in a Danish population of older patients with Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI).
  2. To investigate risk factors for CDI recurrence and mortality in a Danish population of patients with CDI aged 75+ years.
  3. To investigate if an early, multi-disciplinary geriatric tailored intervention, including geriatric assessment of the indication for faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) and follow-up in a cooperation with the primary sector, is able to improve survival as compared to standard care in patients aged 75+ years.

Collaborator: Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology

Jørgensen SMD
Rubak TMM, Damsgaard EM, Dahlerup JF, Hvas CL. Faecal microbiota transplantation as a home therapy to frail older people. Age and Ageing 2020;49(6):1093–96.