Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridium difficile Infection

@article{Drekonja2015FecalMT,
  title={Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridium difficile Infection},
  author={D. Drekonja and Jon C Reich and Selome Gezahegn and N. Greer and A. Shaukat and R. Macdonald and I. Rutks and T. Wilt},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={162},
  pages={630-638}
}
Key Summary Points Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is increasingly used, primarily for recurrent CDI but also for refractory CDI and treatment of the initial CDI episode. Although 35 studies of FMT for CDI were identified, only 2 were randomized, controlled trials (RCTs), with only 1 RCT having a non-FMT comparator group. Among the 36 patients who received FMT for recurrent CDI in the 2 RCTs, 27 (75%) had resolution of symptoms without recurrence… Expand

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