Studying therapeutic stool transplantation (fecal microbiota transplantation)

Patients suffering from infection of the bowel with the Gram-positive bacillus Clostridium difficile often have recurrent infections despite antibiotic treatment. In such cases, the transfer of stool from a healthy donor into the patient’s bowel is a safe and effective treatment option, concludes research….

Patients suffering from infection of the bowel with the Gram-positive bacillus Clostridium difficile often have recurrent infections despite antibiotic treatment. In such cases, the transfer of stool from a healthy donor into the patient’s bowel is a safe and effective treatment option, concludes research….