Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for the Management of Clostridium difficile Infection.

@article{Paknikar2018FecalMT,
  title={Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for the Management of Clostridium difficile Infection.},
  author={Raghavendra Paknikar and Joel R Pekow},
  journal={Surgical infections},
  year={2018}
}
The clinical burden of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) continues to grow. Despite the multitude of treatment options that have been developed and tested to combat the morbidity and death associated with CDI, recurrence remains common. As such, treatment modalities such as fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) have become studied increasingly; FMT serves to transplant stool from carefully selected healthy subjects into C. difficile positive patients through a variety of delivery routes… CONTINUE READING

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