Is fecal transplant a solution to prevent antibiotic resistance in immunocompromised patients?

According to a French-Italian study, the efficacy and safety of fecal microbiota transplant have been confirmed for the treatment of multi-drug resistant bacterial infections, even in immunocompromised patients.   “One of the greatest threats against global health, food safety, and develo...

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...
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