Oral, capsulized, frozen fecal microbiota transplantation for relapsing Clostridium difficile infection.

Abstract

IMPORTANCE Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has been shown to be effective in treating relapsing or refractory Clostridium difficile infection, but practical barriers and safety concerns have prevented its widespread use. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and rate of resolution of diarrhea following administration of frozen FMT capsules from… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jama.2014.13875

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@article{Youngster2014OralCF, title={Oral, capsulized, frozen fecal microbiota transplantation for relapsing Clostridium difficile infection.}, author={Ilan Youngster and George H. Russell and Christina Pindar and Tomer Ziv-Baran and Jenny S. Sauk and Elizabeth L. Hohmann}, journal={JAMA}, year={2014}, volume={312 17}, pages={1772-8} }