Ulcerative colitis: an innovative fecal transplant protocol

Preservation of anaerobic microorganisms in fecal transplants could lead to a less intensive but just as efficient treatment as standard methods in patients with ulcerative colitis.   While the involvement of the gut microbiota in chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s and ulcerativ...

Success of fecal transplant is conditioned by intestinal mycobiota

Proliferation of an opportunistic yeast in the intestines could be the cause of fecal transplant failure in the treatment of Clostridium difficile infections. Outcome might be improved by reversing fungal dysbiosis.   In ten years, fecal microbiota transplants (FMT) have led to recovery r...

Fecal transplant: sustainable colonization

Fecal transplant sustainably changes the intestinal microbiota in patients with recurring Clostridium difficile infection.   That is what American researchers have concluded  after monitoring for a period of two years patients who had received a fecal microbiota transplant (FMT). Unt...
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