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February 5, 2016

Are Fecal Transplants Effective in Children with IBD?

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is the leading cause of nosocomial diarrhea and is increasing in prevalence both in adult and paediatric populations. Moreover, those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of CDI. Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is an effective treatment for recurrent CDI, but little data is available regarding the effectiveness and associated microbiome […]

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Tags: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), fecal microbiome, fecal transplant, IBD, Mark Bartlett


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