Healing effect of fecal microbiota transplantation lasts for long

Researchers have studied in detail the intestinal microbiota of 14 patients treated with a fecal microbiota transplant. The patients suffered from recurrent Clostridium difficile — infection, also known as antibiotic associated diarrhea — and they had not responded to antibiotic treatment. After the fecal microbiota transplantation therapy, the patient’s microbiota was followed for a year….

Researchers have studied in detail the intestinal microbiota of 14 patients treated with a fecal microbiota transplant. The patients suffered from recurrent Clostridium difficile — infection, also known as antibiotic associated diarrhea — and they had not responded to antibiotic treatment. After the fecal microbiota transplantation therapy, the patient’s microbiota was followed for a year….