Duodenal infusion of donor feces for recurrent Clostridium difficile.

@article{vanNood2013DuodenalIO,
  title={Duodenal infusion of donor feces for recurrent Clostridium difficile.},
  author={Els van Nood and Annelike Vrieze and Max Nieuwdorp and Susana Fuentes and Erwin G. Zoetendal and Willem Meindert de Vos and Caroline Elisabeth Visser and Ed J. Kuijper and J. F.W.M. Bartelsman and Jan G. P. Tijssen and Peter Speelman and Marcel G. W. Dijkgraaf and Josbert J. Keller},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={368 5},
  pages={
          407-15
        }
}
BACKGROUND Recurrent Clostridium difficile infection is difficult to treat, and failure rates for antibiotic therapy are high. [] Key MethodMETHODS We randomly assigned patients to receive one of three therapies: an initial vancomycin regimen (500 mg orally four times per day for 4 days), followed by bowel lavage and subsequent infusion of a solution of donor feces through a nasoduodenal tube; a standard vancomycin regimen (500 mg orally four times per day for 14 days); or a standard vancomycin regimen with…

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