Faecal microbiota transplantation: Key points to consider.


Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) from a healthy donor has become the gold standard treatment for patients suffering from recurrent Clostridium difficile infection where antibiotic treatment (with vancomycin, metronidazole or fidaxomicin) has failed. FMT eradicates C. difficile and helps restore the recipient's intestinal flora, but its mechanism of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pharma.2015.02.001


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@article{Bourlioux2015FaecalMT, title={Faecal microbiota transplantation: Key points to consider.}, author={Pierre Bourlioux}, journal={Annales pharmaceutiques francaises}, year={2015}, volume={73 3}, pages={163-8} }