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    Donor microbes persist two years after fecal transplant to treat C. difficile infection

    June 14, 2017

June 14, 2017

Donor microbes persist two years after fecal transplant to treat C. difficile infection

Researchers have made the first direct demonstration that fecal donor microbes remained in recipients for months or years after a transplant to treat the diarrhea and colitis caused by recurrent Clostridium difficile infections — a serious and stubborn cause of diarrhea after an antibiotic treatment for some other illness.

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