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University of Maryland And Sinai Hospital Scientists Characterize Effects Of Transplanted Fecal Microbiota



11/27/2013 7:15:16 AM

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Scientists at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and physicians at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD, have found that restoring the normal, helpful bacteria of the gut and intestines may treat patients suffering from recurrent Clostridium difficile infections. Transplanting fecal matter of healthy donors into patients with recurrent C. difficile infection (RCDI) appears to restore normal bacterial composition and resolve infection. The study findings appear in the November 26th issue of PLOS ONE.

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