Fecal transplants move into the mainstream to treat difficult infection

(By Elizabeth Cooney for STAT)

Fecal transplants are increasingly becoming a mainstream treatment.

For the first time, an influential medical group is recommending the procedure — in which donor fecal matter is transferred to a patient — for individuals who have repeatedly failed standard treatments for severe diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile, commonly known as C. diff. Continue reading article here…

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