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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...

Could autologous fecal microbiota transplant reverse antibiotic-induced dysbiosis?

According to an American study, autologous fecal microbiota transplant (auto-FMT) in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant leads to a complete restoration of the gut microbiota affected by the concomitant antibiotic treatment.   Allogeneic hematopoietic stem ce...

Fecal transplant against Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease. All that can currently be done is alleviate its symptoms. Faced with the failure of current treatments, a Chinese team conducted a non-clinical study to explore the involvement of the microbiota and the promising effects of fec...
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Fecal transplants

Fecal transplant consists of implanting a healthy microbiota through natural passages into a patient to restore their microbial ecosystem. Fecal transplant is an intervention that has been known and practiced for a long time, since the first signs of its use appear in China in the 4th century. Ho...
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